Viacom's Rishtey unseats Sony Pal; Star Plus retains lead

MUMBAI: Star Plus continued to be the leader in Hindi GEC and Hindi GEC urban Hindi-speaking market. Viacom 18's free to air channel Rishtey replaced Sony Pal to claim pole position in week 49, according to Broadcast Audience Research council (BARC) all India data.

Hindi GEC

Star Plus continues to lead the Hindi GECs genre this week with 653181 Impressions (000s) followed by Colors on the second slot with 648782 Impressions (000s) and Zee TV with 451639 Impressions (000s) bagged the third spot in the Hindi GEC section.

Sony Entertainment Television maintained its fourth position with 431993 Impressions (000s) and Sony Pal stood at number five with 428522 Impressions (000s) followed by Rishtey on number six with 424356 Impressions (000s) and Life OK on seventh with 395131 Impressions (000s). Zee Anmol garnered the eight slot with 379534 Impression (000s).

Sab TV and Star Utsav registered 370495 Impressions (000s) and 333564 Impressions (000s) on ninth and tenth spot.

Hindi GEC Rural

Rishtey emerged as the number one channel and replaced Sony Pal on the leadership position with 320967 Impressions (000s) followed by Sony Pal on the second slot with 320967 Impressions (000s) and Zee Anmol with 288423 Impressions (000s) stood on number three.

Star Utsav bagged the fourth place with 253740 Impressions (000s). Star Plus grabbed the fifth spot with 215089 Impressions (000s) followed by Colors on sixth spot with 212457 Impressions (000s) and Zee TV on seventh with 187923 Impressions (000s).

Life OK, Big Magic and Sony Entertainment Television garnered eighth, ninth and tenth spot with 143226 Impressions (000s), 128898 Impressions (000s) and 123671 Impressions (000s) respectively.

Hindi GEC Urban

Star Plus garnered the pole position with 438092 Impressions (000s) followed by Colors on second place with 436325 Impressions (000s) and Sony Entertainment Television on third with 308322 Impressions (000s).

Sab TV climbed up to grab the fourth slot with 270767 Impressions (000s) followed by Zee TV on fifth 263715 Impressions (000s) and Life Ok with 251905 Impressions (000s) stood on sixth.

&TV maintained its seventh spot with 135508 Impressions (000s). Sony Pal, Rishtey and Zee Anmol bagged 107554 (000s), 97539 (000s) and 91111 Impressions (000s), respectively.

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