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Regional channel leaders maintain stranglehold on top slot: BARC week 51

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MUMBAI: Regional channels continued to hold their leadership position in their respective genres in week 51 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India ratings.

Star Jalsha maintained its top slot and led the Bangla genre, while in Bhojpuri GECs, Bhojpuri Cinema continued to lead the chart.

Colors Kannada, Asianet, Zee Marathi, Sarthak TV, Sun TV and Maa TV too continued to lead their respective genres in week 51.

Bangla GECs

Star Jalsha led the genre with 267162 (000Sums) followed by Zee Bangla in the second spot with 165155 (000Sums) and Jalsha Movies in the third spot with 79535 (000Sums). Zee Bangla Cinema and Colors Bangla grabbed the fourth and fifth slot with 35241 (Sums) and 31634 (000Sums) respectively.

Bhojpuri GECs

In the Bhojpuri GECs section, Bhojpuri Cinema continued to lead the genre with 15820 (000Sums) followed by Big Magic Ganga on second spot with 12279 (000Sums) and Dabangg in the third spot with 6809 (000Sums).

Dangal TV stood in the fourth position with 6579 (000Sums) and ETV Bihar Jharkhand was in the fifth place with 2740 (000Sums).

Kannada GECs

Colors Kannada continued to lead the Kannada GECs genre and was in the first position with 268806 (000Sums) followed by Udaya Movies in the second slot with 141118 (000Sums). On the other hand, Udaya TV stood in the third position with 140356 (000Sums).

Zee Kannada bagged the fourth position with 136734 (000Sums) and Suvarna stood at number five with 132432 (000Sums).

Malayalam GECs

Asianet led the genre and came out on top with 273833 (000Sums) followed by Mazhavil Manorama in the second position with 158167 (000Sums) and Surya in the third spot with 114628 (000Sums). Flower TV grabbed the fourth spot with 87234 (000Sums) and Kiran TV stood at the fifth position with 52646 (000Sums).

Marathi GECs

In week 51, Zee Marathi maintained its top position with 152099 (000Sums). Zee Talkies grabbed the second slot with 82426 (000Sums) and Colors Marathi stood at number three with 77862 (000Sums). Star Pravah garnered the fourth slot with 34825 (000Sums) and Maiboli was at number five with 24315 (000Sums).

Oriya GECs

Sarthak TV secured the leadership position in the genre with 111015 (000Sums) followed by Tarang TV in the second spot with 70120 (000Sums), while Colors Oriya came third with 18725 (000Sums). Odisha TV with 14823 (000Sums) and Alankar with 10579 (000Sums) grabbed fourth and fifth berth respectively.

Tamil GECs

Sun TV continued to lead the Tamil regional channel genre with 1042599 (000Sums) followed by KTV with 325553 (000Sums) in the second spot. Star Vijay with 214321 (000Sums) stood in the third position. Polimer grabbed the fourth spot with 107967 (000Sums), whereas Kalaignar TV with 84670 (000Sums) grabbed the fifth spot.

Telugu GECs

Maa TV in the Telugu GECs genre grabbed the first spot with 384977 (000Sums) and was followed by ETV Telugu in second spot with 384816 (000Sums). Zee Telugu trailed behind with 314851 (000Sums) in the third position. Gemini TV with 307265 (000Sums) and Gemini Movies with 196697 (000Sums) bagged the fourth and fifth place respectively.

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