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BARC week 22: Star Plus continues to hold position in urban market and pay platform

MUMBAI: STAR PLUS tops the chart on the pay platform and in the urban market in Week 22 of 2020 (Saturday, 30 May 2020 to Friday, 5 June 2020) of Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) data.  However, Star Plus slips down to third position in the rural market. Dangal which is on...

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Total TV viewership grows by 24% in week 18: BARC India & Nielsen

Total TV viewership has grown by 24 per cent in week 18 over pre- Covid2019 period and recorded 1.1 trillion viewing minutes. The highest viewership was recorded in week 13, post which there has seen a gradual drop, though it’s still significantly higher than Pre COVID levels.

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TRAI recommends changes in BARC India to improve credibility, transparency of TV ratings

MUMBAI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come out with its recommendation on television measurement and rating systems review. The regulatory body has advised structural reform in the existing body Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India. It has stated that the changes...

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Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati on the fairytale rise of Doordarshan

For long, there were many who sang the eternal dirges of state-owned broadcaster Doordarshan. Rightfully so. For almost a decade, the broadcaster seemed to be frozen in time, in total confusion about its raison d’etre, even as private broadcasters gave it a walloping in the viewership sweepstakes...

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Maintain social distancing: BARC India COO Romil Ramgarhia

While expressing his gratitude towards Covid-19 warriors, BARC India COO Romil Ramgarhia requests people to maintain social distancing. It is essential that we follow this social distancing very religiously at this time. We can only survive only because of the tireless work of doctors, nurses,...

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