MUMBAI: In the concluding week of the year 2015, ETV Telugu emerged as the number one channel in the Telugu genre replacing Maa TV in the first position.
On the other hand, Star Jalsha, Bhojpuri Cinema, Colors Kannada, Asianet, Zee Marathi, Sarthak TV and Sun TV continued to dominate their respective genres in week 52, according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) All India ratings.
Star Jalsha grabbed the first slot with 265939 (000Sums) followed by Zee Bangla in the second place with 154896 (000Sums) and Jalsha Movies on the third rung with 79222 (000Sums). Zee Bangla Cinema grabbed the fourth berth with 33609 (000Sums), whereas Colors Bangla with 30202 (000Sums) stood at number five.
Bhojpuri Cinema led the Bhojpuri genre with 20509 (000Sums) followed by Big Magic Ganga in the number two position with 15521 (000Sums) and Dabangg at number three with 10951 (000Sums). Dangal TV with 7388 (000Sums) and ETV Bihar Jharkhand with 2531(000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth slots respectively.
Though Colors Kannada saw a marginal fall in ratings, it continued to lead the Kannada GECs genre and was in the first position with 271592 (000Sums) as against 268806 (000Sums) in week 51. In the second position was Udaya TV with 153369 (000Sums), while Zee Kannada stood in the third position with 143926 (000Sums).
Udaya Movies bagged the fourth position with 141649 (000Sums) and Suvarna stood at number five with 130064 (000Sums).
Witnessing a rise in ratings, Asianet led the genre and came out on top with 327333 (000Sums) against 273833 (000Sums) in last week followed by Mazhavil Manorama in the second position with 120415 (000Sums) and Surya TV in the third spot with 86283 (000Sums). Flower TV grabbed the fourth spot with 83082 (000Sums), whereas Kiran TV stood at the fifth position with 53475 (000Sums).
In week 52, Zee Marathi maintained its top position with 184804 (000Sums) with a rise in ratings. Colors Marathi grabbed the second slot with 79672 (000Sums) and Zee Talkies stood at number three with 65794 (000Sums). Star Pravah garnered the fourth slot with 42428 (000Sums) and DD Sayadri was at number five with 20962 (000Sums).
Sarthak TV saw a downfall in ratings but secured the leadership position in the genre with 94391 (000Sums) as against 111015 (000Sums) in week 51 followed by Tarang TV in the second spot with 70655 (000Sums). On the other hand, Odisha TV came third with 15537 (000Sums), while Colors Oriya with 14535 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth berth. Prarthana with 9311 (000Sums) stood in the fifth spot.
In week 52, Sun TV led the Tamil regional genre but saw a fall in ratings. The channel grabbed pole position with 986826 (000Sums) as against 1042599 (000Sums) in the previous week. In second position was KTV with 317028 (000Sums), while Star Vijay with 213309 (000Sums) stood in the third spot. Polimer grabbed the fourth position with 101129 (000Sums), whereas Kalaignar TV with 83220 (000Sums) grabbed the fifth spot.
In week 52, ETV Telugu emerged as the number one channel in the Telugu GEC genre and was perched on the number one position with 446626 (000Sums) followed by Maa TV in the second spot with 377473 (000Sums). Zee Telugu came in third with 350163 (000Sums), while Gemini TV with 313185 (000Sums) bagged fourth place. On the other hand, Gemini Movies with 213079 (000Sums) stood at the fifth position.