Television

Eight of top ten across genres channels from 4 major networks

SPN, Star India, Viacom18, Zeel had 2 channels each in the all platforms list for week 48

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BENGALURU: Week 48 of 2019(Saturday, 23 November 2019 to Friday, 29 November 2019, week or period under review) saw two each channels from four major networks amongst Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly list of Top 10 Channels Across Genres on All Platforms. Star India, Viacom18 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (Zeel) had one channel from the Hindi GEC genre and one channel each from three South Indian genre language in BARC’s across genres on all platforms weekly list for the week under review. Sony Pictures Network India (SPN) had two channels from the Hindi GEC genre during the period.

Nine of the channels in BARC’s across genres on all platforms weekly list for week 48 were the same as in week 47 with a slight tweak in the ranks. The Network18/Viacom18 associated ETV Telugu reentered BARC’s across genres on all platforms weekly list  at the cost of Zeel’s Tamil GEC Zee Tamil during week 48 of 2019. The combined weekly impressions of the top 10 channels across genres on all platforms were slightly lower because viewership of the 9 persisting channels declined slightly in week 48 of 2019 as compared to the previous week.

As has become a norm, Enterr 10 Television’s free to air (FTA) Hindi GEC Dangal headed BARC’s across genres on all platforms weekly list on all platforms in week 48 of 2019, followed by the Sun Tv Network’s flagship Tamil GEC Sun TV. As mentioned above, the other 8 channels were from 4 major networks.  Six Hindi GEC’s, two Telugu channels and one channel each from the Kannada and Tamil genres made up BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels across genres on all platforms. Nine of the channels in BARC’s weekly list if top 10 channels on all platforms across genres were on the pay TV platform while one was FTA.

Please refer to the chart below:

BARC’s weekly list of top 10 pay channels across genres saw one change – Network18/Viacom18’s Telugu GEC ETV entered the list at the cost of the same network’s kids channel Nick. 

BARC weekly list of Top 10 Pay Channels Across Genres had three channels from Zeel, two channels each from SPN, Star and Viacom18 and one channel from the Sun Tv Network in week 48 of 2019. There were five channels from the Hindi GEC genre, two channels each from the Tamil  and Telugu genres and one channel from the Kannada, genre in  BARC’s weekly list of Top Channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 48 of 2019.

As has been the case over the past few weeks, the most watched pay channels were not Hindi GEC – they were Tamil and Telugu GECs’ at ranks one and two respectively in the list.

Please refer to the chart below:

BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 Free Channels Across Genres was the same  in rank and file in week 48 of 2019 as in the previous two weeks. Four channels from Enterr 10 Television, three channels from the B4U Network, two channels from Zeel and one channel from SkyStar made up BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 Free Channels Across Genres for week 48 of 2019. Four of the channels were from the Hindi Movies genre, three were from the Bhojpuri genre, two were Hindi GECs’ and one channel was from the Marathi genre in week 48 of 2019.

Please refer to the chart below:

Though TV viewership seems to have remained stagnant in week 48 of 2019 as compared to the previous week at 14 billion impressions, OTT viewership seems to have doubled according to BARC data. Please refer to the figure below:


 

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