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Colors Tamil the new entrant in BARC's week 24 data for Tamil market

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MUMBAI: Colors Tamil, the newly launched Tamil regional channel of Viacom 18, was the new entrant in the Tamil market after BARC released its rating for week 24. Star Maa, a Telugu channel of Star TV, topped the charts, with Big Ganga settling for second position. There wasn’t much change in the hierarchy for other regions like Bengali, Marathi and Kannada, with Star Jalsha, Zee Marathi and Colors Kannada retaining their top slots.

Bangla

The Bengali region didn’t see any change in week 24. Star Jalsha and Zee Bangla maintained their first and second positions with 269956 impressions (000s) and 264219 impressions (000s) respectively. Following them were Jalsha Movies, Colors Bangla and Aakash Aath in third, fourth and fifth positions this week with 59799 (000s), 50104 (000s) and 47682 (000s) impressions respectively.

Bhojpuri

The Bhojpuri region saw a slight change this week as Big Ganga and Bhojpuri Cinema swapped their first and second slots with 36089 impressions (000s) and 36359 impressions (000s) respectively, while Bhojpuri Dhamaka Dishum remained in the third position with 4459 impressions (000s). While Mahuaa Plus maintained its fifth position with 1638 impressions (000s), Oscar Movies Bhojpuri came in as a new entrant in fourth position dethroning News18 Bihar Jharkhand with 1509 (000s) impressions.

Marathi

Zee Marathi remained steadfast at number one this week as well, garnering a gross viewership with 301882 impressions (000s) with an increase in viewership as compared to last week i.e. 299493 (000s). Zee Talkies and Colors Marathi exchanged their second and third positions with 116018 impressions (000s) and 125812 impressions (000s) respectively, followed by Star Pravah and Zee Yuva in fourth and fifth positions with 109095 impressions (000s) and 68382 impressions (000s).

Kannada

Like Bengal, the Kannada region too didn't witness any changes, as all channels maintained their positions as last week. Colors Kannada remained number one with 387781 impressions (000s), followed by Zee Kannada - 291346 impressions (000s), Udaya TV - 194925 impressions (000s), Udaya Movies - 193476 impressions (000s) and Star Suvarna - 163032 impressions (000s).

Malayalam

Asianet retained its number one position this week with 248254 impressions (000s). Mazhavil Manorama and Surya TV were third and fourth positions with 92725 impressions (000s) and 87580 impressions (000s) respectively, with Flowers TV moving up to second slot from fourth with 101060 impressions (000s). Surya TV and Flowers TV were down to the third and fourth spots with 92878 impressions (000s) and 90798 impressions (000s) respectively. This week, Surya Movies ranked fifth with 69901 impressions (000s).

Tamil

Zee Tamil and  Star Vijay retained their second and third positions this week with 383105 impressions (000s) and 368940 impressions (000s) respectively, while Sun TV and KTV held their first and fourth positions with 871111 impressions (000s) and 265648 impressions (000s). Colors Tamil came as the new entrant in fifth position, taking the place of Polimer TV with 60659 impressions (000s).

Telugu

This week, Zee Telugu and Star Maa swapped their first and second positions with 466347 impressions (000s) and 531288 impressions (000s) respectively. Gemini TV crawled up to third position with 384785 impressions (000s), while ETV Telugu dropped down to fourth slot with 369923 impressions (000s). Gemini Movies maintained its fifth place with 175804 impressions (000s).

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