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BARC week 38: Advantage Dangal in ding dong tussle across genres with Sun TV

Dangal was ranked first for the second week in a row

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BENGALURU: Enterr 10 Television’s free to air (FTA) Hindi GEC Dangal was ranked first in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly list of Top 10 Channels Across Genres on All Platforms for the second time in week 38 of 2019 (Week 38: Saturday, 14 September 2019 to Friday, 20 September 2019, week or period under review). The channels in BARC’s weekly lists for both the week were same with some shuffling in ranks. As mentioned by us earlier Dangal and the Sun Tv Network’s flagship Tamil GEC Sun TV have each been vying for the numero uno position in BARC’s Across Genres on All Platforms list over the past few weeks. In week 37,Dangal retook the numero uno mantle in BARC’s Across Genres on all platforms weekly list.

Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Plaforms

The list of channels in BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Platforms in week 38 of 2019 was the same as in week 37, with a small tweak in ranks. Six Hindi GECs, two Tamil GECs and one channel each from the Hindi Movies and Telugu GEC genres comprised BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Platforms in week 38 of 2019. From the network’s perspective, there were three channels from Star India, two channels from Sony Pictures Network (SPN) and one channel each from B4U, Enterr 10 Television, Sun Tv Network, Viacom18 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel) in the weekly list of Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Platformsin week 38 of 2019. Eight of the channels in the list were Pay TV, while two – One Hindi GEC and one Hindi Movies, were Free TV in the week under review.

Please refer to the chart below:

Top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform

There was only one change in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 38 of 2019 as compared to week 3. The Network18/Viacom18 associated Telugu GEC ETV Telugu re-entered the list while SPN’s Hindi Movies channel Sony Max exited it during the period under review as compared to week 37 of 2019. 

There were three channels each from Star India and SPN, two channels from Zeel and one channel each from Sun Tv Network and Viacom18 in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 37 of 2019.  Five of the channels were Hindi GEC, there were two Tamil GECsand one channel each from the Hindi Movies, Kannada and Telugu genres in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 38 of 2019. Unlike in week 37, the two most watched Pay channels in week 38 were a Tamil GEC at rank one and a Hindi GEC at rank two. In the previous week, the most watched Pay TV channels had been one Tamil GEC and one Telugu GEC ranked one and two respectively. 

Please refer to the chart below:

Top 10 channels Across Genres on the Free Platform

All the channels in BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 channels on the Free Platform in week 38 of 2019 were the same as in the previous week, with a slight tweaking in ranks. There were three channels each from the Bhojpuri and Hindi Movies genres, two channels from Hindi GEC and one channel each from the Marathi and Sports genres. There were three channels each from B4U and Enterr 10 Television, two channels from Zeel and one channel each from the Skystar and Star India networks in week 38 of 2019. 

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