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BARC week 6: Big Magic retains top slot; J Movies exits Tamil genre

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MUMBAI: According to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data, week 6 has witnessed no major change in the perking order of various regional languages channels. Big Magic continues to lead the Bhojpuri genre in week 6.

On the other hand, week 5’s new entrant in Tamil genre J Movies exit the list in week 6 whereas Alankar maintained its presence.

Bangla GECs

Star Jalsha continues to lead and took the number one position with 247291 (‘000s) followed by Zee Bangla in the second place with 138368 (‘000s). Jalsa Movies with 68287 (‘000s) and Colors Bangla with 33559 (‘000s) held on to their third and fourth place respectively. Zee Bangla Cinema was fifth in line with 31840 (‘000s).

Bhojpuri GECs

Big Magic Ganga retains it numero uno position with an increase in ratings with 14575 (‘000s) as against 10365 (‘000s) in week 5. Even Bhojpuri Cinema witnessed a spike in ratings with 10035 (‘000s) in the second position. Dabangg grabbed the third spot with 7932 (‘000s). Dangal TV too saw a spike in ratings and maintained its fourth place with 5381 (‘000s). ETV Bihar Jharkhand was in the fifth spot with 3457 (‘000s).

Kannada GECs

Colors Kanada stood firm in the first spot even in week 6 with a drop in ratings at 254250 (‘000s) as against 261277 (‘000s) in week 5. Zee Kannada in the second spot witnessed a rise in ratings with 162335 (‘000s). Udaya TV claimed the third spot with 155827 (‘000s). On the other hand, Uday Movies dropped to the fourth slot with 148563 (‘000s), while Suvarna dropped to fifth position with 147644 (‘000s).

Malayalam GECs

Asianet continued to hold the top slot with a rise in ratings with 333827 (‘000s) as against 330282 (‘000s) in week 5 followed by Mazhavil Manorama with 103484 (‘000s) in the second place. Flowers TV maintained its place at number three with 87906 (‘000s). Asianet Movies with 70265 (‘000s) stood at number four and Surya TV with 54623 (‘000s) was at number five.

Oriya GECs

Sarthak TV maintained its position on top with 109559 (‘000s) followed by Tarang TV with 55659 (‘000s). Colors Oriya retained its third berth with 21579 (‘000s) whereas Odisha TV retained its fourth position with 20103 (‘000s) followed by Alankar with 13218 (‘000s) in fifth place.

Marathi GECs

Zee Marathi continued to maintain its numero uno position with 129231 (‘000s) with a fall in its rating compared to the previous week. It was followed by Colors Marathi with 88545 (‘000s), whereas Zee Talkies maintained its third position with 668724 (‘000s). Star Pravah was in the fourth spot with 48180 (000s). Maobili stayed in the fifth slot with 20288 (000s).

Tamil GECs

Sun TV remained the undisputed leader in the Tamil space with a minor spike in ratings at 962984 (‘000s) as against 962670 (‘000s) in week 5. KTV was at number two with 251513 (‘000s) whereas Star Vijay continued to hold its third spot with 177737 (‘000s).

Zee Tamil climbed up one place to take the fourth place with 77246 (‘000s), while Polimer dropped at number five with 73835 (‘000s).

Telugu GECs

ETV Telugu continued to lead the Telugu genre with 422627 (‘000s) followed by Zee Telugu with 393703 (‘000s). Maa TV was in third spot with 338810 (‘000s), whereas Gemini TV retained its place in the fourth rung with 268742 (‘000s). Gemini Movies with 169771 (‘000s) stood in the fifth position in week 6.

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