BARC week 2: No significant changes in regional space

MUMBAI: The Regional space did not witness any significant changes in BARC India ratings week 2. No changes were observed in the pecking order of channels in Bangla, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil spaces.

Zee Bangla, Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Zee Bangla Cinema and Colors Bangla were the top five Bangla channels in week 2 of BARC India ratings.  


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Zee Bangla 311842
2 STAR Jalsha 308479
3 Jalsha Movies 57572
4 Zee Bangla Cinema 51742
5 Colors Bangla 49610
WB (U+R): NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Bhojpuri Cinema, Big Ganga, B4U Bhojpuri, Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM and Dabangg were the top five Bhojpuri channels


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Bhojpuri Cinema 41819
2 Big Ganga 39069
3 B4U Bhojpuri 32655
4 Dabangg 18536
5 Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM 11911
Bihar/Jharkhand (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Colors Gujarati, Colors Gujarati Cinema, ABP Asmita, TV9 Gujarati, News18 Gujarati were the top five channels in week 2


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Colors Gujarati 21912
2 Colors Gujarati Cinema 21538
3 ABP Asmita 10870
4 TV9 Gujarati 10721
5 News18 Gujarati 7310
Guj / D&D / DNH (U+R): NCCS All: 2+ Individuals

Zee Kannada, Colors Kannada, Udaya TV, Star Suvarna, and Udaya Movies were the top five Kannada channels.   


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Zee Kannada 560583
2 Colors Kannada 265210
3 Udaya TV 228958
4 Star Suvarna 201581
5 Udaya Movies 173867
Karnataka (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Asianet, Flowers TV,  Mazhavil Manorama, Zee Keralam, and Surya TV were the top five Malayalam channels in BARC India ratings week 2.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Asianet 311443
2 Flowers TV 82035
3 Mazhavil Manorama 77929
4 Surya TV 64621
5 Zee Keralam 63012
Kerala (U+R) : NCCS All: 2+ Individuals

Zee Marathi, Colors Marathi, STAR Pravah, Fakt Marathi and Zee Talkies were the top five Marathi channels.  


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Zee Marathi 272232
2 Colors Marathi 203635
3 STAR Pravah 163323
4 Fakt Marathi 132817
5 Zee Talkies 123763
Mah/ Goa (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Sun TV, STAR Vijay, Zee Tamil, KTV and STAR Vijay Super were the top five Tamil channels.  


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 Sun TV 1213288
2 STAR Vijay 433099
3 Zee Tamil 368425
4 KTV 328300
5 STAR Vijay Super 109513
Tamil Nadu/ Puducherry (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

STAR Maa, ETV Telugu, Zee Telugu, Gemini TV and  Star Maa Movies were the top five Telugu channels in week 2 of BARC India ratings.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 2
1 STAR Maa 722942
2 ETV Telugu 496305
3 Gemini TV 455399
4 Zee Telugu 426716
5 Star Maa Movies 235063
AP/ Telangana (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

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