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BARC week 41: Sony, Star, Dangal retain their No 1 positions in urban, pay and rural markets

They hold on to their spots despite competition from the No twos

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MUMBAI: In week 41 of BARC India ratings, Colors is placed at the fourth position from second last week in urban market. The channel has also moved down from second position in the last week to fifth position this week on pay platform. Even in rural market the channel has slipped from fifth position to seventh position. Sony Entertainment Television continues to hold first position in urban market. The pecking order of the Hindi GEC in urban market were Sony Entertainment Television, Star Plus, Sony SAB, Colors, ZEE TV, Dangal, Star Bharat, &TV, Big Magic and Star Utsav at first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively.

Urban

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Sony Entertainment Television 449691
2 STAR Plus 405530
3 SONY SAB 392072
4 Colors 350928
5 Zee TV 341053
6 Dangal 243805
7 STAR Bharat 203110
8 &TV 99327
9 Big Magic 92273
10 STAR Utsav 79445
HSM (Urban) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

On pay platform, Star Plus, Zee TV, Sony Entertainment Television, Sony SAB, Colors, Star Bharat, Dangal, Sony Pal, Star Utsav and &TV were seen at  first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively in week 41 of BARC India ratings. 

Pay Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 STAR Plus 634958
2 Zee TV 629557
3 Sony Entertainment Television 622404
4 SONY SAB 578993
5 Colors 520433
6 STAR Bharat 316949
7 Dangal 245898
8 Sony Pal 147396
9 STAR Utsav 140503
10 &TV 137085
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

Dangal, Big Magic, Manoranjan Grand, DD National, DD Bharati, DD Arunprabha, DD uttar Pradesh, DD Rajasthan and DD Madhya Pradesh were the top nine channels on the free platform.

Free Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Dangal 784145
2 Big Magic 392508
3 Manoranjan Grand 59421
4 DD National 58816
5 DD Bharati 9186
6 DD Arunprabha 3278
7 DD Uttar Pradesh 3005
8 DD Rajasthan 1851
9 DD Madhya Pradesh 1751
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

Dangal, Big magic, Zee TV, Star Plus, Sony SAB, Sony Entertainment Television, Colors, Star Bharat, Colors Rishtey and Sony Pal were the top ten channels in the rural space.

Rural

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Dangal 786238
2 Big Magic 366491
3 Zee TV 289856
4 STAR Plus 231366
5 SONY SAB 189588
6 Sony Entertainment Television 174328
7 Colors 171171
8 STAR Bharat 114744
9 Colors Rishtey 74731
10 Sony Pal 72095
HSM (Rural) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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