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Colors replaces Star Plus to bag pole position in week 7

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MUMBAI: Colors toppled Star Plus to secure the leadership position once again in week 7 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India’s all India data.

While DD National made an exit from the list of top 10 Hindi general entertainment channels, Sony Pictures Networks India’s comedy channel Sab TV made an entry. 

Colors grabbed the lead position in the Hindi GEC genre with 716604 (‘000s) followed by Star Plus, which declined in ratings and bagged the second place with 692564 (‘000s). 

Zee Network’s Hindi entertainment channel Zee TV garnered the third berth with a decline in ratings at 666691 (‘000s) as against 686349 (‘000s) in week 6. On the other hand, its free to air channel too witnessed a fall in ratings and secured the fourth spot with 656412 (‘000s) as against 669828 (‘000s) in the previous week. 

Life OK climbed up to number five from its last week’s sixth position with 465871 (‘000s) followed by Star Ustav with 446217 (‘000s) in the sixth place. 

Sony Pal with 433875 (‘000s) and Rishtey with 371925 (‘000s) garnered seventh and eighth slots respectively. While Sab TV, which exited the list last week, stood at number nine with 355146 (‘000s) followed by Sony Entertainment Television in the tenth berth with 336447 (‘000s).

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