BARC WK 19: Dangal TV continues to be the No.1 Channel

Dangal TV continued its leadership across all genres with 1116438 impressions.

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In Week 19, Hindi GEC genre saw DD National ratings take a major hit with Star Plus ratings improving vastly. DD Bharti continued its good performance while DD Retro doubled impressions on Free Platforms. Dangal TV continued its leadership across all genres with 1116438 impressions.

Hindi GEC

In Hindi GEC genre, Dangal continued its leadership with 1113782 impressions. DD National ratings took a hit with it dropping to 6th position from 2nd. Sony Pal, Star Utsav, and Sony SAB retained their positions while Colors and SET exchanged their positions at 7th and 8th positions. Star Plus jumped to 2nd while Big Magic jumped to 3rd.

On Free Platforms, Dangal retained its leadership with 840542 impressions with Big Magic at 2nd. DD National exchanged positioning with DD Bharati at 3rd and 4th positions. DD Retro impressions doubled in week 19 from week 18 at 31702 impressions.

On Pay Platforms, Star Plus retained its leadership with 859741 impressions while Sony SAB remained at 2nd position. Colors rose from 6th to 4th position, while DD National dropped to 7th from 3rd.

In Rural areas, Dangal stood at the top with Big Magic at second. Star Plus jumped to 3rd from 5th position while Sony SAB jumped up a position to 5th.

In Urban areas, Star Plus maintained its leadership while DD National dropped to 7th position pushing Colors and Dangal TV one up.

Hindi Movies

In Hindi Movies genre, Sony MAX continued its leadership with 578798 impressions, while B4U Kadak and &pictures maintained their positions. Zee Cinema and Star Gold exchanged positions with the former at 2nd and the latter at the 3rd position.

On Free Platform, B4U Kadak maintained its leadership with 236348 impressions while Enter10, B4U Movies, BDM and ABZY Movies retained their existing positions.

On Pay Platform, Sony MAX retained its leadership with 573554 impressions while &pictures and Star Gold 2 retained their positions. Zee Cinema and Star Gold exchanged positions with the former at 2nd and the latter at the 3rd position.

In Rural areas, B4U Kadak retained its leadership with 258775 impressions while Zee Cinema moved to 2nd position with Sony MAX dropping to the 3rd position. Star Gold maintained its 4th position while Enter10 jumped ahead of B4U Movies at 5th position.

In Urban areas, Sony MAX moved over Star Gold with 361365 impressions sending Star Gold to the 2nd position. Zee Cinema maintained its 3rd position while Star Gold 2 moved from 5th to 4th and &pictures from 4th to 5th position.

Hindi News and Hindi Business Genre

In Hindi News genre, Aaj Tak maintained its leadership with 366896 impressions. There was a major shuffle in the below 4 spots with India TV jumping from 5th to 2nd, Republic Bharat dropping from 2nd to 4th, Zee News jumping from 4th to 3rd. ABP News dropped from 3rd to 5th position.

In Rural areas, Aaj Tak continued its dominance with 139368 impressions. ABP News and Zee News retained their positions while TV9 Bharatvarsh and Republic Bharat switched position with R Bharat at 4th and Bharatvarsh at 3rd.

In Urban areas, Aaj Tak again was the leader with 227528 impressions, while India TV and ABP News maintained their positions. Zee News and Republic Bharat exchanged their positions with Zee News at 3rd and R Bharat at 4th.

In Hindi Business News genre, CNBC Awaaz maintained its leadership with 5711 impressions while Zee Business stood 2nd.

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Basil currently works as the Editor-in-chief at DreamDTH. He likes to write and cover the latest happenings in the Media and Entertainment Industry in India. You can always find him browsing his phone.

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