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Barc week 19: Sun TV maintains lead in all India market

Goldmines emerges among top five channels in all India.

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Mumbai: Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) India has released currency data for week 19 (from 7 to 13 May). As per data for All India 2+ target group, Sun TV is the most watched channel in India with average minute audience (AMA) of 2373.16 (000). It was followed by Star Maa at 2240.67 (000) AMA, Star Plus at 2141.56 (000) AMA, Star Sports at 2052.06 (000) AMA and Goldmines at 2005.9 (000) AMA.

Average minute audience is defined as the number of individuals of a target audience who viewed a televised 'event,' averaged across minutes.

In the Hindi-speaking market (HSM), Star Plus emerged as the most watched channel at 2083.32 (000) AMA followed by Star Sports 1 Hindi at 2014.86 (000) AMA, Goldmines at 1982.55 (000) AMA, Dangal at 1659.6 (000) AMA and Sony SAB at 1567.11 (000) AMA.

In the South market, Sun TV was the most watched channel at 2362.58 (000) AMA, followed by Star Maa at 2200.06 (000) AMA, Star Vijay at 1574.22 (000) AMA, Zee Kannada at 1330.37 (000) AMA, Zee Telugu at 1328.76 (000) AMA.

In the Maharashtra/Goa market, Star Pravah was the most watch channel at 1307.16 (000) AMA, followed by Star Sports 1 Hindi at 552.39 (000) AMA, Zee Marathi, Sony SAB and Colors Marathi.

In the West Bengal market, Star Jalsha was the most watched channel with 1070.0 (000) AMA followed by Zee Bangla at 753.39 (000) AMA, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Jalsha Movies and Sony Aath.

In the megacities market including Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Sun TV was the most watched channel at 427.39 (000) AMA followed by Star Plus, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Vijay and Colors.

(All data is for 2+ audiences)

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