Star Sports 1 Hindi retains top position across genres with 150 cr impressions in week 27
MUMBAI: Riding high on the telecast of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Star Sports 1 Hindi has retained its position as the number 1 channel across genres in week 27 of BARC India ratings. The channel garnered a whopping 150.7 crore weekly impressions.
Colors and Sony Max entered the table at ninth and tenth positions respectively. Sony Entertainment Television (SET), which was at the ninth position in week 26, has moved out of the top 10 table. Star Plus and Zee TV have swapped positions.
Star Sports 1 Hindi is the top pay channel across genres followed by Sun TV, Star Plus, Zee TV, and Star Maa. The other pay channels in the top 10 list are Star Vijay, Sony Sab, Colors, Sony Max, and SET.
Dangal is the number 1 free to air (FTA) channel across genres followed by B4U Magic, B4U Kadak, DD Sports and Bhojpuri Cinema. The other FTA channels in the top 10 list include Fakt Marathi, B4U Bhojpuri, B4U Movies, Big Ganga, and Zing.
Top 10 pay GECs and top 5 shows on pay channels
Star Plus is the top pay GEC followed by Zee TV, Sony Sab, Colors, and SET. The other channels include Star Bharat, Dangal, Sony Pal, Star Utsav, and &TV.
The top 5 shows are Zee TV’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ and ‘Kundali Bhagya’ followed by Star Plus’ ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, Zee TV’s ‘Tujhse Hai Raabta’, and Sony Sab’s ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’.
Top 10 FTA GECs and top 5 shows on FTA channels
Dangal is the top FTA GEC followed by Big Magic, DD National, DD Bharati, DD Arunaprabha, DD Uttar Pradesh, DD Rajasthan, DD Madhya Pradesh, &TV and Star Utsav.
Dangal’s ‘Mahima Shanidev Ki’, ‘Baba Aiso Var Dhundo’, ‘Dwarkadheesh Bhagwaan Shree Krishna’, and ‘Rehna Hai Teri Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein’ and Big Magic’s ‘Parmavtaar Shree Krishna’ are the top 5 shows.
Top 10 Hindi GECs in urban + rural HSM
Star Plus has replaced Zee TV at the number 2 position while the latter has dropped to the third spot. Sony Sab has moved up to the third spot while Big Magic has dropped to the seventh position. Colors is at the fifth position while SET has moved down to the sixth spot.
Top 5 shows in U+R HSM
Zee TV has three shows in the table while Star Plus and Sony Sab have one each.
Top 10 Hindi GECs in urban HSM
Sony Sab has moved up to the second position pushing Zee TV down to the third spot. SET has dropped to the fourth position. The other positions have remained unchanged.
Top 5 shows in urban HSM
Zee TV has two shows in the top 5 while Star Plus, Sony Sab, and SET have one each.
Top 10 Hindi GECs in rural HSM
The pecking order remained unchanged.
Top 5 shows in rural HSM
Zee TV and Dangal dominated the top 5 table.