BARC Week 27 : STAR Plus and Sun TV slug it out for top slot

Colors was the second most-viewed channel in mega cities.

New Delhi: The Broadcast Council of India (BARC)’s week 27 viewership chart witnessed a close contest between STAR Plus and Sun TV, with the former emerging on top yet again in the All-India ratings.

STAR Plus recorded a weekly average minute audience (AMA) of 2991.78, slightly ahead of south major Sun TV which clocked an AMA of 2708.41. The two channels were followed by STAR MAA, STAR Utsav and SONY SAB in that order for week 27 (3 July to 9 July).

Colors found itself on the sixth spot with an AMA of 1990.56, followed by STAR Vijay, Colors Rishtey, Zee Telugu and Sony Pal. The list was yet again dominated by STAR India network. (Data: All India 2+)

However, Colors performed much better in the mega cities especially Delhi where it clinched the top slot. Overall, STAR Plus led the viewership chart across mega cities, followed by Colors, Sun TV, SONY SAB and STAR Vijay. (Source: Mega Cities 2+)

In the southern market, Sun TV continued to dominate the viewership ratings with an AMA of 2702.35, followed by STAR Maa, STAR Vijay, Zee Telugu and Zee Kannada.

The scenario was slightly different in the regional markets. While STAR Pravah and Zee Marathi topped the list in Maharashtra/Goa, Zee Bangla remained most viewed in West Bengal, Zee Kannada in Karnataka, and STAR Utsav in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and Tarang in Odisha.

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