BARC week 35: Not much change in across genres lists

All the channels in the all platforms were same as in the previous week

BENGALURU: There was no attrition in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India’s (BARC) list of top 10 channels across genres on all platforms in week 35 of 2019 as compared to the previous week. The ranking was also almost identical in week 35 of 2019 as compared to week 34, except that Sony Pictures Network India’s (SPN) flagship Hindi GEC Sony Entertainment Television (SET) interchanged ranks with Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd’s (Zeel) flagship Hindi GEC Zee TV. In BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels across genres on all platforms for week 35 of 2019 (Saturday, 24 August 2019 to Friday, 30 August 2019), there were six Hindi GECs, two channels from the Tamil genre and one channel each from Hindi movies and Telugu genres. From the network’s perspective there were three channels from Star India, two channels from SPN and one channel each from B4U, Enterr 10 Television, the Sun TV Network, Viacom18 and Zeel. Eight of the channels were from the pay platform and there were two channels from the free-to-air of FTA channels. Please refer to the list below.

In the case of top 10 pay channels across genres, SPN’s Hindi movie channel Sony Max exited the list in week 35 of 2019 while Zeel’s flagship Telugu GEC Zee Telugu entered the list. The list comprised of five Hindi GECs, two channels each from the Tamil and the Telugu genres and one Hindi movies channel. Three of the channels were from Star India, two channels each were from SPN, Viacom18 and Zeel and one channel from the Sun TV Network. Please refer to the list below

BARC’s list of top 10 free to air channels across genres also saw just one change – Enter 10 Television’s Hindi movie channel Enterr 10 exited the list and was replaced by Zeel’s music channel Zing. There were three channels each from the Bhojpuri and Hindi movies genres, two channels from Hindi GEC and one channel each from the Marathi and music genres.  
There were three channels each from B4U, Enterr 10 Television and Zeel and one channel from Skystar. Please refer to the charts below:


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