Sun TV maintains lead in week 50: Barc

The channel also topped the Mega Cities and South lists.

Mumbai: Sun TV maintained its hold over the top spot in week 50 (11 December to 17 December), according to recently released Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) data. The channel garnered weekly ratings of 2748.43 (‘000s), against last week’s 2790.42.

Swapping their positions this week Star Maa emerged as the second most-viewed channel with 2702.64 AMA while Star Plus was at number three with 2668.97 (‘000s).

They were followed by Star Utsav, Star Vijay, Colors, Sony SAB, Zee Kannada, Zee Tv and Dhinchaak in that order.

With weekly AMAs of 453.17 (‘000s) Sun TV was the top performer in the Mega Cities list, followed by Colors, Star Plus, Sony SAB, and Star Vijay. The south market was also dominated by the Tamil major at 2740.81. Star Maa, Star Vijay, Zee Kannada, and Zee Telugu clinched remaining spots.

Among the regional markets, Maharashtra/Goa was led by Star Pravah (1425.54), West Bengal by Star Jalsha (1228.95), Odisha by Tarang (486.04), and Karnataka by Zee Kannada (1590.84).

At 226.25 and 388.79 AMA, Star Utsav was the most-viewed channel in Rajasthan and UP/Uttarakhand.

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