GEC: Sony Pal dethrones Star Plus & Sab TV surprises at 2nd position

MUMBAI: Sony Pal emerged as the number one channel in GEC (U+R) space pushing Star Plus to the number two position in week 24 of BARC's all-India data. In the rural market too, Sony Pal led the segment. In the urban market, however, Star Plus retained its leadership and Sab TV jumped two slots to emerge at the second slot.

Programmes-wise, however, DD National led in the top two positions owing to telecast of ICC Champions trophy matches, and Zee TV's Amul Sa Re Ga Ma Little Champs emerged on the third position.

Hindi GEC (U+R)

Sony Pal bagged the first spot with  590797 Impressions (000s) followed by Star Plus on the second slot with 584337 Impressions (000s) and Rishtey on third number with 573860 Impressions (000s).

Zee Anmol bagged the fourth spot with 531190 Impressions (000s) whereas Zee TV stood at the fifth spot with 469297 Impressions (000s).

Sab TV climbed two slots to number sixth position with 439300 Impressions (000s). Colors however maintained its seventh position with 433443 Impressions (000s) followed by DD National on the eighth with 424973 Impressions (000s) and Sony Entertainment Television with 362259 Impressions (000s) stood at ninth spot. Life OK came tenth with 321383 Impressions (000s).

Hindi GEC Rural

Sony Pal retained its the numero uno slot with 431225 Impressions (000s) with improved ratings this week as compared to 402620  Impressions (000s)  in week 23.

Rishtey and Zee Anmol respectively stood at second and third positions with 428756 Impressions (000s) and 410953 Impressions (000s). DD National retained its fourth position with 259909 Impressions (000s) sum.

Star Utsav stood at fifth position with 234371 Impressions (000s) sum. Star Plus garnered 196417 Impressions (000s) followed by Zee TV's 189743 Impressions (000s) sum to respectively pocket sixth and seventh spot. Big Magic stood at number eight with 183974 Impressions (000s) sum.

Colors and Sab TV bagged the ninth and tenth spots respectively with 133816 Impressions (000s) and 131964 Impressions (000s).

Hindi GEC Urban

Star Plus has retained the top position with 387920 Impressions (000s) followed by Sab TV on the second slot with 307336 Impressions (000s) and Colors on the third with 299627 Impressions (000s).

Zee TV and Sony pocketed the fourth and fifth positions with 279553 and 264073 impressions (000s) sum. Life OK, DD National and Sony Pal respectively bagged the sixth, seventh and eighth positions with 211052, 165063 and 159572 Impressions (000s) sum.

At the last of Top 10 channels' list appeared Rishtey and &TV with 145104 and 129007 impressions (000s) sum.

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