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Zee TV climbs to No. 3 position; Colors remains top Hindi GEC for 3rd time in a row

MUMBAI: Zee TV climbed a rank to be at No. 3 in the urban + rural Hindi-speaking market (HSM) while Colors stayed in the top spot for the third consecutive week.

Zee Anmol, which was at No. 3, fell to the fifth position for the week ended 4 November, according to BARC data.

Sony Pal moved up a hair to the fourth position. Pushing Star Utsav down to the ninth position, Rishtey occupied the eighth spot.

Hindi gecs urban and rural top 10 channels week 44 yr16
Top shows in Urban+Rural

‘Kumkum Bhagya’ was the second-rated show of the week while the second season of ‘Naagin’ stayed at the top.

Sony Entertainment Television’s ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ entered the top 5 list.

Hindi gecs urban and rural top 5 progs week 44 yr16
Top Hindi GECs in Urban HSM

In urban HSM, Zee TV continued to be at No. 5 and Sab TV at No. 3.

In fact, the top 7 positions for the week ended 4 November remained unchanged. Colors stayed at the top for the third straight week.

Sony Pal and Zee Anmol swapped positions to be at No. 8 and No. 9 respectively.

Hindi gecs Urban top 10 channels week 44 yr16
Top 5 shows in Urban HSM

‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ returned to the top 5 list even as Star Plus’ ‘Yeh Hai Mohabbatein’ exited from the table.

With Udaan entering the list, three of the top 5 shows belonged to Colors.

Hindi gecs urban top 5 progs week 44 yr16
Top Hindi GECs in Rural HSM

Backed by the airing of ‘Naagin’ season 1, Rishtey slowly and steadily climbed the ladder to end Week 44 in the third place, according to BARC data for rural HSM.

Star Utsav was pushed down to the fourth spot. Big Magic and Life OK swapped positions.

Sony Entertainment Position (SET) entered the top 10 list at the expense of SAB TV.

Hindi gecs rural top 10 channels week 44 yr16

Top 5 shows in Rural HSM

‘Naagin’ Season 2 entered the top 5 most-watched list in rural HSM.

‘Naagin’ season 1 was the most-watched show for the week ended 4 November. Sony Pal’s ‘Baal Veer’ dropped out of the top 5, BARC data showed.

Hindi gecs rural top 5 progs week 44 yr16

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