BARC Ratings Week 34: Star Plus continues at No. 1, Star Utsav slips to No. 5

BARC ratings for Week 34 (August 20-26) of 2016 [HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 4+ Individuals] saw Star Plus continuing its lead among Hindi GECs, while Star Utsav, which held its second spot since last two weeks, slipped to No. 5 in week 34.

Star Plus emerged as the undisputable winner at the No. 1 spot in Week 34 as well, witnessing a rise in its gross viewership this week to 732,303 from 668,069 recorded last week. Two of its shows featured in the list of top 5 shows on Hindi GECs in Week 34 (Yeh Hain Mohabbatein and Saath Nibhana Saathiya).

The second most watched channel, Zee TV witnessed an increase in its gross viewership number to 577,316 from 542,520. Its marquee show Kumkum Bhagya once again topped the charts with the gross viewership number of 12,261 as compared to 11,297 last week. ‘Brahmarakshas - Jaag Utha Shaitan’, continued to be placed at No. 2, garnering 9,922 as compared to 10,271 impressions (000s) last week.

Colors which was at No. 4 last week, rose to No, 3 with gross viewership of 539,533 as compared to 508,811 in week 33. Its show, Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki also made an entry into the list at No. 5 with ratings of 8,695.

At No. 4, Zee Anmol witnessed an increase in its ratings from 479,214 to 530,854 this week.

Star Utsav saw a drop in its leadership position from No. 2 to No. 5 due to the decline in its numbers from 549,545 to 510,067 in week 34.

Life Ok retained its No. 6 slot with gross viewership number of 426,828 (as compared to 405,279 last week).

Sony Pal continued at the seventh spot in Week 34 as well, witnessing an increase in its gross viewership to 419,210 from 401,288 recorded last week.

Sony SAB, Sony Entertainment Television and Rishtey remained in their respective positions of 8, 9 and 10.

Sony SAB, which is placed at No. 8 in Week 34, garnered a gross viewership of 393,681, compared to 375,133 recorded in Week 34.

Sony Entertainment Television continued at 9th position this week as well, garnering gross viewership of 370,417, an increase from 369,158 recorded last week.

Placed at the tenth spot, Rishtey saw a further decline in its gross viewership to 291,354 this week from 300,669 recorded in Week 33.


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