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Star Plus back to its first position in BARC week 35

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MUMBAI: Star Plus has got back to its numero uno position in the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) genre, according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India ratings in week 35.

Star plus recorded 355269 (000s Sum) followed by Colors with 354956 (000s Sum), which got back to the second spot after enjoying the leadership position for a week.

Zee TV and Life OK held the third and fourth position with 251608 (000s Sum) and 195705 (000s Sum) respectively.  Sab grabbed the fifth position with 187473 (000s Sum).

Zee TV’s prime time show Kumkum Bhagya topped the list in top five GEC programme  with 6922 (000s Sum) followed by Colors’ Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi in second slot with 5742 (000s Sum). Colors’ another prime time show Sasural Simar Ka bagged the third position with 5557(000s Sum) and Star Plus’ Saath Nibhaana Saathiya secured the fourth position with 5552(000s Sum). In the fifth slot was Colors’ Swaragini which secured 5513(000s Sum).

In kids genre, Nick led the chart with 49501(000s Sum) followed by Cartoon Network in the second slot with 39151(000s Sum) and Pogo with 34603(000s Sum) in the third spot.

Sony Six has topped the chart again in the sports genre with 54895(000s Sum) followed by Ten Sports and Star Sports in the second and third space with 34361(000s Sum) and 9822 (000s Sum) respectively in week 35.

In the English news channel genre, Times Now continued to lead the chart with 479(000s Sum). NDTV and India Today Television secured the second and third berth with 247(000s Sum) and 143(000s Sum) respectively.

Big Magic Ganga led the chart with 5127 (000s Sum) in Bhojpuri genre. ETV Bihar Jharkhand and Dangal TV followed in the second and third slot with 2453 (000s Sum) and 1622(000s Sum) respectively.  

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