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SAB back at No. 5 in Week 29

MUMBAI: Multi Screen Media’s (MSM) comedy channel SAB TV is back at No. 5, according to BARC data for Week 29.

For the week ended 24 July, SAB jumped back to No. 5, while all the other channels also witnessed gains in their viewership.

It is pertinent to note that with effect from the 29th Week this year, BARC India has made some changes to its measurement system, including weekly-to-daily weighting and updation of planview module.

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Top five shows

Star Plus’ ‘Saath Nibhana Saathiya’ was the top-rated show of the week. In the previous week, Zee TV’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ had piqued ‘Saath Nibhana…’ to take the numero uno spot.

‘Kumkum Bhagya’ moved to the No. 2 spot in Week 29. Star Plus’ other popular property ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ entered the chart at No. 3 during the week.

The fourth and fifth positions were occupied by Colors with its shows ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ and ‘Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi’ respectively.

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Hindi movie channels

The pecking order of the Hindi movie channels remained unchanged in the week, with Zee Cinema taking the lead, followed by Star Gold at second and Sony Max at the third spot.

All three channels saw some gain in viewership. Star Gold grew on the back of the telecast of Pro Kabbadi League 2 matches, which made it to the top five programmes of the week.

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Top five programmes

‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ on Zee Cinema was the top-rated movie of the week.

Star Gold occupied three positions on the chart due to three PKL matches. The second spot went to the opening game between U Mumba and Jaipur Pink Panthers.

The 12th game between Bengal Warriors and U Mumba became the fourth most-watched spot, while the fifth spot went to Match 6 between U Mumba vs Patna Pirates.

Sony Max managed to gain the third spot on the chart by airing ‘Yevadu’.


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