Sony Pal dislodges Star Plus, Zee Anmol surprises in rural genre: BARC week 13

MUMBAI: Sony Pal vaulted from the third position to the top in BARC week 13 pushing the leader Star Plus to the second slot in the Hindi GEC genre and also retaining its reign in the GEC rural genre. Zee Anmol made a surprise entry in the Top 10 channels in the GEC rural genre, pocketing the second position.

Hindi GEC (Urban + Rural)

In BARC India Week 13's Hindi GEC genre, Sony Pal led with 702603 impressions (‘000s), followed by Star Plus with 681474 and Colors slid to third position with 638786 impressions (‘000s) even as Naagin 2 retained its top show slot.

Zee TV, Rishtey and Zee Anmol bagged the third, fourth and fifth position with 550619, 498807 and 483395 impressions (‘000s). Sony Sab, Sony Entertainment and Star Utsav were next three in the descending order with 430939, 425621 and 422858 impressions (‘000s). Life OK was on the tenth position with 390161 impressions (‘000s).

Hindi GEC Rural

In the GEC rural genre, Sony Pal with 516042 impressions (‘000s), Zee Anmol with 380436 impressions (‘000s) and Rishtey with 376774 impressions (‘000s) pocketed the top three slots in the descending order.

Star Utsav, Zee TV and Star Plus respectively bagged the fourth, fifth and six positions with 319757, 236545 and 219731 impressions (‘000s). Channels on the seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively were Colors, Life OK, Sony Sab and Big Magic with 207754, 143177 142749 and 142112 impressions (‘000s).

Hindi GEC Urban

In the GEC urban genre ratings of BARC week 13, Star Plus, Colors and Zee TV were the top three channels in the descending order with 461742, 431032 and Zee TV    314073 impressions (‘000s), respectively. 

Next in the order of top ratings at the fourth, fifth and sixth positions were Sony Entertainment, Sony Sab and Life OK respectively with 294285, 288189 and 246983 impressions (‘000s). Among the last four of the Top 10 channels rated in the descending order in BARC week 13 were Sony Pal, &TV, Rishtey and Star Utsav with 186561, 141510, 122032 and 103101 impressions (‘000s), respectively.

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