BARC week 49: Zee TV grabs second position on pay platform

The channel has jumped to fourth position in urban market

MUMBAI: Zee TV has grabbed second position on the pay platform in the week 49 of BARC India ratings. The channel was seen in the third position last week. Even in the urban market the channel has jumped from fifth postion to fourth. Star Plus continued to lead in the urban market and pay platform. Sony SAB slipped to third postion from second on pay platform but the channel continued to hold its second position in urban market. 

Star Plus, Zee TV, Sony SAB, Colors, Sony Entertainment Television, Star Bharat, Dangal, Star Utsav, Colors Rishtey and &TV were the top ten Hindi GEC channels on pay platform.

Pay platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 49
1 STAR Plus 675934
2 Zee TV 611545
3 SONY SAB 600358
4 Colors 569552
5 Sony Entertainment Television 435773
6 STAR Bharat 298690
7 Dangal 241134
8 STAR Utsav 214048
9 Colors Rishtey 175050
10 &TV 134428
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals,

 In week 49 of BARC India ratings, Star Plus, Sony SAB, Colors, Zee TV, Sony Entertainment Television, Dangal, Star Bharat, , Star Utsav,  &TV and Big Magic were seen in first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 49
1 STAR Plus 454393
2 SONY SAB 411075
3 Colors 405244
4 Zee TV 340408
5 Sony Entertainment Television 326695
6 Dangal 254302
7 STAR Bharat 202319
8 STAR Utsav 124329
9 &TV 100279
10 Big Magic 97598
HSM (Urban) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

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

Free platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 49
1 Dangal 920775
2 Big Magic 395960
3 Manoranjan Grand 28487
4 DD National 20913
5 DD Arunprabha 1956
6 DD Bharati 1843
7 DD Uttar Pradesh 1643
8 DD Madhya Pradesh 1564
9 DD Rajasthan 1071
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals, 

Dangal, Big Magic, Zee TV, Star Plus, Sony SAB, Colors, Sony Entertainment Television, Star Bharat, Star UStav and Colors Rishtey were the top ten Hindi GECs in the rural market. 


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 49
1 Dangal 907606
2 Big Magic 365890
3 Zee TV 272054
4 STAR Plus 223502
5 SONY SAB 191691
6 Colors 165990
7 Sony Entertainment Television 110644
8 STAR Bharat 96730
9 STAR Utsav 91228
10 Colors Rishtey 88920
HSM (Rural) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

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