BARC Wk 15: Dangal TV, Big Magic continue to dominate in R+U

BARC India has released the data for Week 15 (Saturday, April 6 to Friday, April 12) of 2019. As per the data [HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals] made available, Hindi GECs in Rural+Urban didn’t see much upheavals. 

Dangal TV continues to top the Hindi GECs in Week 15 with a gross viewership of 1,081,541, compared to 1,160,268 in Week 13. 

Big Magic, too, remained unchanged at No. 2 this week, garnering a gross viewership of 738,439, an increase from 671,341 recorded in Week 13. 

With a gross viewership of 642,422, Star Plus followed at No. 3 in Week 15. The channel witnessed a slight decline in its gross viewership from 647,209 recorded in Week 13. 

Zee TV was placed in the fourth spot with a gross viewership of 537,951 this week, compared to 561,253 recorded in Week 13. 

Colors and Sony Entertainment Television switched places this week, with the former climbing up a notch to the fifth spot, garnering a gross viewership of 532,487, an increase from 505,133 recorded in Week 13. 

On the other hand, Sony Entertainment Television slipped a notch to No. 6with a gross viewership of 503,063 this week, as against 520,214 recorded in Week 13. 

There was no change in the rankings of Sony SAB, Star Bharat and &TV, which continued at No. 7, No. 8 and No. 9, respectively, in Week 15. Sony SAB garnered a gross viewership of 414,123, as against 403,290 recorded in Week 13. Star Bharat’s gross viewership for this week stood at 289,507, a decline from 306,193 recorded in Week 13. &TV recorded a gross viewership of 154,727, as against 131,127 recorded in Week 14. 

Sony Pal entered the top 10 list at No. 10 this week, garnering a gross viewership of 124,185. The channel replaced Star Utsav in this position. In Week 5, Sony Pal was placed in the 8th spot and had garnered a gross viewership of 497,016. 

Top 5 shows of Week 15 

Two of Dangal TV’s shows continued to be the most watched in Hindi GECs in Rural+Urban in Week 15 as well. This week, ‘Mahima Shanidev Ki’ topped the list with 11,094 Impressions (000s), while ‘Ramayan’ slipped a notch to the 2nd spot with 10,349 Impressions (000s). 

Zee TV’s ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ and ‘Kundali Bhagya’ also continued strong, while ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ was placed third with 10,315 Impressions (000s), ‘Kundali Bhagya’ followed with 9,352 Impressions (000s). 

Colors’ supernatural/ fantasy show, ‘Naagin 3’ was the fifth most watched show in Week 15 with 8,936 Impressions (000s). It may be noted here, that in Week 5, ‘Naagin 3’ was placed 2nd with 12,394 (000) Impressions.


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