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BARC week 5: Colors, Star Plus, Sony SAB remain top three Hindi GEC in urban market

Zee TV has slipped down to fourth position on pay platform

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MUMBAI: Colors continued to lead the list of top ten Hindi GECs in the urban market and in pay platform for more than four consecutive weeks. In urban market Viacom18's other Hindi GEC Colors Rishtey entered the list replacing Big Magic at tenth position. On pay platform Zee TV slipped to fourth position from third in the week 04 of BARC India ratings.

In urban market, Colors, Star Plus, Sony SAB, Sony Entertainment Television, Zee TV, Dangal, Star Bharat, &TV, Star Utsav and Colors Rishtey were the top ten channels in week 5 of BARC India ratings.

Urban

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 5
1 Colors 500673
2 STAR Plus 432049
3 SONY SAB 421642
4 Sony Entertainment Television 334217
5 Zee TV 327675
6 Dangal 275413
7 STAR Bharat 186173
8 &TV 117460
9 STAR Utsav 101045
10 Colors Rishtey 90206
HSM (Urban) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Colors, Star Plus, Sony SAB, Zee TV, Sony Entertainment Television, Star Bharat, Dangal, Colors Rishtey Star Utsav, and &TV were the top ten channels on pay platform in week 5 of BARC India ratings

Pay Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 5
1 Colors 698029
2 STAR Plus 641086
3 SONY SAB 592073
4 Zee TV 567333
5 Sony Entertainment Television 450556
6 STAR Bharat 277330
7 Dangal 236255
8 Colors Rishtey 182367
9 STAR Utsav 168029
10 &TV 151302
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

In rural market Dangal, Big Magic, Zee TV, Star Plus, Colors, Sony Sab, Sony Entertainment Television, Colors Rishtey, Star Bharat, and Star Utsav were the top ten channels of BARC India rating's week 5

Rural

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 5
1 Dangal 936196
2 Big Magic 309480
3 Zee TV 241364
4 STAR Plus 210224
5 Colors 198671
6 SONY SAB 172349
7 Sony Entertainment Television 118406
8 Colors Rishtey 92927
9 STAR Bharat 91739
10 STAR Utsav 69070
HSM (Rural) : 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 in BARC ratings of week 5.

Free Platform

Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 5
1 Dangal 975353
2 Big Magic 339668
3 Manoranjan Grand 21379
4 DD National 19033
5 DD Bharati 3826
6 DD Arunprabha 1868
7 DD Uttar Pradesh 1615
8 DD Rajasthan 1075
9 DD Madhya Pradesh 1061
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

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