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Sony Pal, Zee TV improve rankings in Week 23

MUMBAI: Free-to-air (FTA) channel Sony Pal and Zee TV moved up a hair to the third and fourth positions respectively in Hindi GEC urban + rural rankings in the Hindi-speaking markets, as per BARC ratings for Week 23 till 10 June.

Star Utsav, which was at the third spot in the previous week, fell to the fifth position. Zee Anmol moved to the sixth position, pushing Life OK to the seventh position.

The top two and bottom three rankings remained unchanged. Star Plus continued to lead while Colors was at No. 2.

Hindi Gecs Urban and rural top 10 channels week 23 yr16
Top 5 shows

As far as the top five programmes go, Colors’ ‘Naagin’ was at the top spot followed by ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’, ‘Kumkum Bhagya’, ‘Jodha Akbar’ and ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’.

Hindi Gecs Urban and rural top 5 prog week 23 yr16
Top Hindi GECs in rural HSM

The pecking order for the rural market saw little change as the top four spots were occupied by Star Utsav, Sony Pal, Zee Anmol and Rishtey.

Colors and Big Magic moved one level up compared to their rankings in the previous week. Zee TV and Life OK fell one level below their rankings in the previous week.

Hindi Gecs rural top 10 channels week 23 yr16
Top 5 shows in rural HSM

Zee Anmol’s ‘Jodha Akbar’ was the top show during the week, followed by ‘Naagin’, ‘Bandini’, ‘Saathi Nibhaana Saathiya’ and ‘Meri Doli Tere Angana’.

Hindi Gecs rural top 5 prog week 23 yr16
Top Hindi GECs in urban HSM

There was no change in the urban rankings of the Hindi GECs. Star Plus led the pack, with Colors at the second spot and Zee TV in the third position.

Hindi Gecs Urban top 10 channels week 23 yr16

Top 5 shows in urban HSM

The top five programmes were ‘Naagin’, ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’, ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ and ‘India’s Got Talent’.

Hindi Gecs Urban top 5 prog week 23 yr16
Top 5 Hindi movie channels

Sony Max retained the tag of top Hindi movie channel, though with a depleted impression in thousands.

&Pictures overtook UTV Movies for the fifth position. The other positions remained the same.

Hindi movies top 5 channels week 23 yr16
Top 5 movies

The premiere of ‘Dilwale’ on Sony Max was the most-watched programme in the genre. Other top films of the week were ‘Three Idiots’, ‘Bengal Tiger’, ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ and ‘Sabse Badhkar Hum 2’.

Hindi movies top 5 prog week 23 yr16


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