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BARC week 46: Star Plus retains leading position in urban market

Sony SAB continues to hold its leading position on pay platform

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MUMBAI: For the past few weeks Sony Pictures Network's GEC channel  Sony Entertainment Television and Sony SAB were holding the leading position but in week 46 of BARC India rating, Star Plus has jumped to the leading position. Sony SAB has slipped to second position this week, the channel was seen at first position last week.

Even Sony Entertainment Television has slipped down to the fourth position. Last week the channel was observed in the third position.  Zee  TV, which was seen in the third position last week, has slipped to the fifth position.

Star Plus,  Sony SAB, Colors, Sony Entertainment Television, Zee TV,   Dangal, Star Bharat, Big Magic, &TV and Star Utsav were seen in the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions in the urban market.

Urban

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 46
1 STAR Plus 448780
2 SONY SAB 439945
3 Colors 383188
4 Sony Entertainment Television 370290
5 Zee TV 335996
6 Dangal 241769
7 STAR Bharat 197779
8 Big Magic 106918
9 &TV 105826
10 STAR Utsav 97738
HSM (Urban) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

On pay platform, Star Utsav has jumped from the tenth position from last two weeks to the eighth position in week 46. Sony SAB, Star Plus, Zee TV, Colors, Sony Entertainment Television, Star Bharat, Dangal,  Star Utsav, Colors Rishtey and Sony Pal 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 46
1 SONY SAB 679789
2 STAR Plus 679629
3 Zee TV 597662
4 Colors 551280
5 Sony Entertainment Television 505214
6 STAR Bharat 295723
7 Dangal 228977
8 STAR Utsav 174265
9 Colors Rishtey 165135
10 Sony Pal 146980
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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

Free Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 46
1 Dangal 885569
2 Big Magic 419890
3 Manoranjan Grand 49398
4 DD National 47063
5 DD Bharati 3914
6 DD Arunprabha 2715
7 DD Rajasthan 2018
8 DD Uttar Pradesh 1595
9 DD Madhya Pradesh 1215
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 Star Utsav were the top ten channels in rural space 

Rural

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 46
1 Dangal 872777
2 Big Magic 388500
3 Zee TV 263968
4 SONY SAB 243874
5 STAR Plus 232716
6 Colors 169342
7 Sony Entertainment Television 136465
8 STAR Bharat 98609
9 Colors Rishtey 91746
10 STAR Utsav 76769
HSM (Rural) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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