BARC week 44: Sony SAB continues to lead in urban market & pay platform

This week, the channel has also moved up to fourth position in rural market

MUMBAI: In week 44 of BARC India ratings, Sony SAB continued to hold leading position for the second consecutive week. The channel was seen at number one position on pay platform and in urban market. It has garnered 641127 weekly impressions (000s) on pay platform and 432649 weekly impressions (000s) in urban market. In rural market as well the channel has moved up to fourth position for fifth last week. The channel's most popular show Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma was seen at fourth position in the top five programmes list on pay platform and in urban market the show grabbed third position. 

Sony SAB, Star Plus, Zee TV, Sony Entertainment Television, Colors, Star Bharat, Dangal, Colors Rishtey, Sony Pal and Star Utsav were seen at first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions on pay platform.

Pay Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 44
1 SONY SAB 641127
2 STAR Plus 599711
3 Zee TV 570967
4 Sony Entertainment Television 566367
5 Colors 517346
6 STAR Bharat 294973
7 Dangal 211216
8 Colors Rishtey 182936
9 Sony Pal 160376
10 STAR Utsav 149791
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

In urban market, Sony SAB, Sony Entertainment, Star Plus, Colors, Zee TV, Dangal, Star Bharat, Big Magic, &TV and Colors Rishtey were the top 10 channels. 


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 44
1 SONY SAB 432649
2 Sony Entertainment Television 411957
3 STAR Plus 394414
4 Colors 358298
5 Zee TV 320886
6 Dangal 220177
7 STAR Bharat 190470
8 Big Magic 100164
9 &TV 95960
10 Colors Rishtey 83081
HSM (Urban) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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

Free Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 44
1 Dangal 782826
2 Big Magic 427972
3 Manoranjan Grand 72594
4 DD National 51248
5 DD Bharati 9552
6 DD Arunprabha 2579
7 DD Uttar Pradesh 2006
8 DD Madhya Pradesh 1868
9 DD Rajasthan 1338
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 44
1 Dangal 773865
2 Big Magic 391228
3 Zee TV 250967
4 SONY SAB 213017
5 STAR Plus 206421
6 Colors 160601
7 Sony Entertainment Television 155765
8 STAR Bharat 105017
9 Colors Rishtey 100871
10 Sony Pal 82623
HSM (Rural) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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