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BARC week 9: Regional channel leaders maintain status quo; ETV Bihar Jharkhand & Polimer TV exit their genres

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MUMBAI: There were no major shifts in week 9 of BARC ratings as far as the regional television channels were concerned. The leaders of the respective genres continued to dominate their position, whereas ETV Bihar Jharkhand exited the top five in the Bhojpuri genre and Polimer TV exited the Tamil genre .Oscar Movies entered Bhojpuri genre and J Movies entered in Tamil genre 

Bangla GECs

Star Jalsha continued to be the numero uno channel in the Bangla general entertainment channel with 244740 (‘000s) as against 223650 (‘000s) in week eight. Zee Bangla retained the second berth with 131428(‘000s) followed by Jalsha Movies in the third position with 62471 (‘000s).Zee Bangla Cinema was in fourth slot with 38636 (‘000s).Though Colors Bangla saw a fall in its rating , it maintained the fifth position with 29842 (‘000s) as against 30744 (‘000s) in previous week . 

Bhojpuri GECs 

Though Big Magic Ganga saw fall in its rating, it continued to maintain first position with 19226 (‘000s) as against 20196 (‘000s) in the previous week. Bhojpuri Cinema retained second berth with 15793 (‘000s) followed by Dabangg at third position with 8222 (‘000s). Dangal TV with 7730 (‘000s) retained fourth slot. Oscar Movies Bhojpuri bagged fifth position with 3142 (‘000s) whereas ETV Bihar Jharkhand exited the top five in the Bhojpuri genre. 

Kannada GECs

Colors Kannada retained numero uno position with 24060 (‘000s) followed by Suvarna at number two position with 175718 (‘000s) as against 182363 (‘000s) in the previous week. Zee Kannada retained third spot with 157397 (‘000s), while Udaya Movies at fourth berth with 135803 (‘000s) followed by Udaya TV at fifth spot with 134133 (‘000s).

Malayalam GECs

Though Asianet saw a fall in its rating , it continued to dominate first position with 324464 (‘000s) as against 410813 (‘000s) in previous week. Mazhavil Manorama retained second position with 91653 (‘000s) . Surya TV bagged third position with 83271 (‘000s) pushing down Flowers TV at fourth position with 81607 (‘000s) as against 72372 (‘000s) in previous week. Asianet Movies came down to fifth position from fourth position with 57168 (‘000s) as against 60124 (‘000s) in week eight.

Marathi GECs

Zee Marathi also remained at the top with 131479 (‘000s) followed by Colors Marathi in second position with 99583 (‘000s) as against 103425(‘000s) in the previous week. Zee Talkies retained third position with 67297 (‘000s), while Star Pravah climbed up to fourth position with 39096 (‘000s) pushing down Fakt Marathi to fifth position with 34458(‘000s)

Oriya GECs 

Sarthak TV retained position on the top with a sharp rise in its rating to 105387 (‘000s) as against 88626 (‘000s) in week eight. Tarang TV retained second berth with 50819(‘000s). Odisha TV climbed up to third position from fourth position with 14667 (‘000s) pushing down Colors Oriya in fourth position with 14629 (‘000s) as against 20625(‘000s)in week eight, followed by Alankar at fifth position with 8740 (‘000s) .

Tamil GECs 

Sun TV continued to be in the top most position in the Tamil general entertainment space with 976616 (‘000s) followed by KTV at second position with 273723 (‘000s). Whereas Star Vijay continued to hold its third position with 171870 (‘000s). Zee Tamil climbed up to fourth position from fifth position with 82998 (‘000s) as against 79165(‘000s) in the previous week. J Movies bagged the fifth position with 76673 (‘000s) while Polimer TV exited from the top five in Tamil general entertainment space. 

Telugu GECs 

ETV Telugu continued to be the leader in the Telugu general entertainment space with 387663 (‘000s) followed by Zee Telugu at second position with 358683 (‘000s), while Maa TV retained the third berth with 355552 (‘000s) as against 365602 (‘000s) and Gemini TV continued to hold fourth position with 290460 (‘000s). Though there was slight dip in rating for Gemini Movies, it retained fifth position with 174603 (‘000s) as againt 189472 (‘000s) in week eight.

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