BARC week 41: VTV News enters top five Gujarati channels' list

The channel replaced Sandesh News at fifth position

MUMBAI: In week 41 of BARC India ratings, Gujarati GECs space witnessed a new entrant VTV News at fifth position. The channel has replaced Sandesh News which was seen at fifth position in week 40. No changes were observed in Kannada, Marathi and Tamil spaces in week 41 of BARC India ratings. 

In the Gujarati space, Colors Gujarati, Colors Gujarati Cinema, ABP Asmita TV9 Gujarati and VTV News were the top five Gujarati channels. 


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Colors Gujarati 24414
2 Colors Gujarati Cinema 23815
3 ABP Asmita 13577
4 TV9 Gujarati 12961
5 VTV News 8449
Guj / D&D / DNH (U+R): NCCS All: 2+ Individuals, 

In Bangla space, Sony Aath replaced Colors Bangla at fifth position. Top five Bangla channels this week were Zee Bangla, Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Zee Bangla Cinema and Sony Aath.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Zee Bangla 277884
2 STAR Jalsha 239410
3 Jalsha Movies 74276
4 Zee Bangla Cinema 55991
5 Sony Aath 55824
WB (U+R): NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

B4U Bhojpuri and Bhojpuri Cinema exchanged their places at first and second positions. Rest of the channels Big Ganga, Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM and Dabangg continued to hold their places at third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 B4U Bhojpuri 53971
2 Bhojpuri Cinema 49455
3 Big Ganga 48835
4 Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM 14174
5 Dabangg 13403
Bihar/Jharkhand (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

No changes were observed in the pecking order of the top five Kannada channels in week 41 of BARC India ratings.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Zee Kannada 433386
2 Colors Kannada 311110
3 Udaya TV 200935
4 Star Suvarna 167123
5 Udaya Movies 160656
Karnataka (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

In Malayalam space, Zee Keralam and Surya TV exchanged their places at fourth and fifth positions. Rest of the channels continued to hold their respective positions.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Asianet 275630
2 Mazhavil Manorama 94958
3 Flowers TV 78106
4 Surya TV 57617
5 Zee Keralam 54012
Kerala (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

The pecking order of top five Marathi channels remained unchanged. Zee Marathi, Colors Marathi, Fakt Marathi, Star Pravah and Zee Talkies were the top five Marathi channels.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Zee Marathi 328695
2 Colors Marathi 159818
3 Fakt Marathi 152374
4 STAR Pravah 108934
5 Zee Talkies 102773
Mah/ Goa (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

In Tamil space, Sun TV, Star Vijay, Zee Tamil, KTV and Star VIjay Super were the top five Tamil channels in week 41 of BARC India ratings. 


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 Sun TV 905383
2 STAR Vijay 521871
3 Zee Tamil 415503
4 KTV 266840
5 STAR Vijay Super 126559

Tamil Nadu/ Puducherry (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

In Telugu space, Gemini TV and Zee Telugu exchanged their places at third and fourth positions. Star Maa, ETV Telugu, Gemini TV, Zee Telugu and Star Maa Movies were the top five Telugu channels. 


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 41
1 STAR Maa 714636
2 ETV Telugu 438151
3 Gemini TV 400841
4 Zee Telugu 383199
5 Star Maa Movies 223789
AP/ Telangana (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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