BARC week 36: Regional space witnesses two new entrants Zee Keralam, Aakash Aath

Both the channels entered BARC's top five channels table five position

MUMBAI: In the week 36 of BARC India ratings, regional segment witnessed two new entrants in Bangla and Malayalam spaces. Zee Keralam entered the top five Malayalam channels table in week 36 of BARC India ratings. The channel garnered 62298 weekly impressions (000s) and replaced Asianet Movies at fifth position. In Bangla space Aakash Aath was the new entrant replacing Zee Bangla Cinema at fifth position. Colors Gujarati also bagged the leading position. Last week, the channel was seen at second position.

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Zee Bangla 338192
2 STAR Jalsha 266482
3 Jalsha Movies 79105
4 Sony Aath 56325
5 Aakash Aath 55456
WB (U+R): NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

In week 36 of BARC India ratings, Flowers TV and Mazhavil Manorama have exchanged their places to be at second and third positions.

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Asianet 298018
2 Flowers TV 90911
3 Mazhavil Manorama 87634
4 Surya TV 64415
5 Zee Keralam 62298
Kerala (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

No changes were observed in the pecking order of Bhojpuri channels in week 36 of BARC India ratings.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Bhojpuri Cinema 71479
2 B4U Bhojpuri 56167
3 Big Ganga 38073
4 Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM 13151
5 Dabangg 11088
Bihar/Jharkhand (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Colors Gujarati moved up to the first position. Last week, Colors Gujarati Cinema was seen at first position. ABP Asmita, TV9 Gujarati and Sandesh News continued to hold their third, fourth and fifth positions respectively. 

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Colors Gujarati 26295
2 Colors Gujarati Cinema 21791
3 ABP Asmita 16832
4 TV9 Gujarati 15221
5 Sandesh News 9633
Guj / D&D / DNH (U+R): NCCS All: 2+ Individuals, 

No changes were observed in the pecking order of Kannada channels. 

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Zee Kannada 430743
2 Colors Kannada 317510
3 Udaya TV 219120
4 Star Suvarna 170847
5 Udaya Movies 161369
Karnataka (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

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

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Zee Marathi 331112
2 Colors Marathi 163779
3 Fakt Marathi 148022
4 Zee Talkies 124081
5 STAR Pravah 111431
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 in week 36.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 Sun TV 861027
2 STAR Vijay 508958
3 Zee Tamil 403474
4 KTV 264745
5 STAR Vijay Super 103068
Tamil Nadu/ Puducherry (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

ETV and Zee Telugu exchanged their places at second and third positions. Star Maa continued to lead the Telugu channel table of BARC India ratings.

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 36
1 STAR Maa 773958
2 ETV Telugu 500460
3 Zee Telugu 398814
4 Gemini TV 373530
5 Star Maa Movies 185745
AP/ Telangana (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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