BARC week 53: Regional space witnesses re-entry of Colors Bangla, Sandesh News, Gemini Movies

No changes were observed in Marathi, Kannada and Tamil space

MUMBAI: In week 53 of BARC India ratings, regional space witnessed some re-entries in Bangla, Gujarati and Telugu space. Colors Bangla has re-entered the top 5 Bangla channels' list at fourth position. In Gujarati and Telugu space Sandesh News and Gemini Movies have re-entered the respective markets in the fifth position. However, no changes were observed in Marathi, Kannada and Tamil space.

Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Colors Bangla and Sony Aasth were the top five Bangla channels in week 53 of BARC India ratings.  


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Zee Bangla 336042
2 STAR Jalsha 305550
3 Jalsha Movies 71812
4 Colors Bangla 52038
5 Sony Aath 51130
WB (U+R): NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Bhojpuri Cinema, Big Ganga, B4U Bhojpuri, Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM and Dabangg were the top five Bhojpuri channels.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Bhojpuri Cinema 58263
2 Big Ganga 55772
3 B4U Bhojpuri 38870
4 Dabangg 17922
5 Bhojpuri Dhamaka DISHUM 14233
Bihar/Jharkhand (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Colors Gujarati Cinema, Colors Gujarati, TV9 Gujarati, ABP Asmita, and Sandesh News were the top five Gujarati Channels.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Colors Gujarati Cinema 24854
2 Colors Gujarati 22515
3 TV9 Gujarati 11435
4 ABP Asmita 10951
5 Sandesh News 6922
Guj / D&D / DNH (U+R): NCCS All: 2+ Individuals

Zee Kannada, Colors Kannada, Udaya TV, Star Suvarna, and Udaya Movies were the top five Kannada channels.  


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Zee Kannada 543658
2 Colors Kannada 304067
3 Udaya TV 204104
4 Star Suvarna 183510
5 Udaya Movies 171243
Karnataka (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Asianet, Mazhavil Manorama, Flowers TV, Surya TV and Zee Keralam was the pecking order in week 53 of BARC India ratings.  


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Asianet 310819
2 Mazhavil Manorama 90025
3 Flowers TV 87894
4 Surya TV 77120
5 Zee Keralam 72776
Kerala (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Zee Marathi, Colors Marathi, STAR Pravah, Fakt Marathi and Zee Talkies were the top five Marathi channels.


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Zee Marathi 323003
2 Colors Marathi 215389
3 STAR Pravah 171788
4 Fakt Marathi 167422
5 Zee Talkies 121090
Mah/ Goa (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

Sun TV, STAR Vijay, Zee Tamil, KTV and STAR Vijay Super were the top five channels.    


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 Sun TV 1001022
2 STAR Vijay 534274
3 Zee Tamil 387516
4 KTV 338638
5 STAR Vijay Super 153673
Tamil Nadu/ Puducherry (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

STAR Maa, ETV Telugu, Zee Telugu, Gemini TV and Gemini Movies was the pecking order for the top five Telugu channels in week 53 of BARC India ratings.   


Rank Channel Name Weekly Impressions (000s) sum
    Week 53
1 STAR Maa 706595
2 ETV Telugu 480602
3 Zee Telugu 421945
4 Gemini TV 395025
5 Gemini Movies 202090
AP/ Telangana (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals

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