Mumbai: With 2541.6 AMA, Star Maa was the most watched channel in week 10 (5 to 11 March), according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) data. Last week’s top channel Sun TV was pushed back to second spot, with 2435.4. At 2373.94, Star Plus finished at third place.
Star Utsav, Dhinchaak, Star Vijay, Sony SAB, Star Pravah, Colors and Zee TV grabbed the remaining slots.
While Sun TV maintained its hold over the mega cities with 428.66 AMA, it lost the South market to Star Maa which garnered weekly ratings of 2481.35. Star Plus, Colors, Star Vijay and Sony SAB were other top performers in the mega cities.
The remaining four slots in the south market were grabbed by Sun TV, Star Vijay, Zee Telugu, and Zee Kannada.
Among the regional markets, Maharashtra/Goa was led by Star Pravah at 1447.35 (‘000s), West Bengal by Star Jalsha at 1282.68, Odisha by Tarang (470.85), Karnataka by Zee Kannada (1332.53), and Rajasthan and UP/Uttarakhand by Star Utsav at 234.37 and 389.36, respectively.