Barc week 24: Star Plus regains No. 1 spot in HSM market

Goldmines is the second most watched channel in the HSM market.

Mumbai: Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc) India has released TV currency data for Week 24 i.e., 11 June to 17 June. Star Plus regained No. 1 spot in the Hindi-speaking market.

As per all India 2+ target group data, Sun TV Network was the most watched channel during the week with an average minute audience (AMA) of 2394.13 (000). It was followed by Star Maa with 2272.03 (000) AMA, Star Plus at 2081.99 (000) AMA, Goldmines at 1843.02 (000) AMA and Sony SAB at 1678.96 (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, Star Plus was the most watched channel with 2011.23 (000) AMA. Goldmines fell into second place at 1815.44 (000) AMA followed by Sony Sab at 1638.03 and Dangal at 1623.97 (000) AMA.

In the South, Sun TV was the most watched channel with 2384.2 (000) AMA, followed by Star Maa at 2228.4 (000) AMA, Star Vijay at 1501.4 (000) AMA, Zee Kannada at 1500.36 (000) AMA and Zee Telugu at 1379.31 (000) AMA.

In the Maharashtra/Goa market, Star Pravah was the leading channel with 1450.45 (000) AMA followed by Zee Marathi at 589.26 (000), Sony SAB, Colors Marathi and Star Plus.

In the West Bengal market, Star Jalsha was the most watched channel with 1032.2 (000) AMA, followed by Zee Bangla at 754.58 (000) AMA, Jalsha Movies at 195.55 (000) AMA, Sony Aath and Zee Bangla Cinema.

In the megacities market including Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Sun TV was the most watched channel at 430.43 (000) AMA followed by Star Plus, Sony SAB, Colors and Star Pravah.

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