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Sun TV maintains lead; Star Utsav climbs to third spot in week 52: Barc

Mumbai: Maintaining hold on the top position, Sun TV garnered 2826.17 (‘000s) AMA in Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) week 52 (25 December to 31 December 2021).  With weekly rating of 2625.44 AMA Star Plus was second.  Riding on weeks of success as the most-viewed channel in the Hindi...

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Absence of TRPs has not impacted legacy media brands much: M K Anand

Mumbai: Times Network did not follow the playbook when they launched the Hindi news channel Times Now Navbharat HD in August. The Hindi news genre is saturated with many channels but Times Network entered the HD space where the only incumbent was Aaj Tak HD, said Times Network MD and CEO M K Anand.

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Committee on TRP measurement submits report to MIB

NEW DELHI: The committee formed by the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) to review TV viewership and measurement, led by Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, has shared its report today. The information was shared by minister of information and broadcasting Prakash Javadekar in a...

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TRP scam: Former BARC COO Romil Ramgarhia arrested

NEW DELHI: Mumbai police has taken in custody former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) COO Romil Ramgarhia, marking the 14th arrest in the TRP manipulation case. He has been remanded in police custody till 19 Dec.  The development comes a day after Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani was...

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Marketers want news channel viewership data to be more frequent

The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) and the representatives of the news genre have often been at loggerheads; the latter having several complaints regarding how the measurements work.

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