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Star Plus back as No. 1 Hindi GEC: BARC week 4

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MUMBAI: After a brief period of slump, the erstwhile leader in the Hindi general entertainment channels’ (GECs) space - Star Plus has reclaimed its leadership position in week 4 of 2016.

Colors, which led the Hindi GEC genre since week 51 of 2015, dropped to the second slot, while Zee TV stood at the third position according to Broadcast Audience research Council (BARC) All India data. 

Star Plus, which was last in the top position in week 49 of 2015, climbed up to the number one slot with 711538 (‘000s) followed by Colors in second place with 702727 (‘000s) and Zee TV in the third berth with 692249 (‘000s).

Zee Network’s free-to-air (FTA) channel Zee Anmol bagged the fourth slot in the tally with 665127 (‘000s), whereas Star India’s FTA channel Star Ustav with 487280 (‘000s) stood at number five. 

Sony Pal with 420179 (‘000s) and Rishtey with 416858 (‘000s) garnered the sixth and seventh slots respectively in week 4.

Life OK bagged the eighth spot with 411480 (‘000s) followed by Sab TV with 341472 (‘000s) in the ninth place and DD National with 339276 (‘000s) in the tenth position. 

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