BARC Wk 24: Zee TV gains grounds on back of its shows in lacklustre week
BARC India data for Week 24 (Saturday, June 8 to Friday, June 14) of 2019 [HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : 2+ Individuals], saw Zee TV gain grounds, as the channel reached the third spot on the back of the strong performance of three of its top shows.
Continuing at No. 1, Dangal TV saw a marginal increase in its gross viewership in Week 24 to 804,706, from 803,383 recorded last week.
Big Magic, however, saw further decline in its gross viewership in Week 24 to 689,309, from 694,810 recorded last week. The channel remained unchanged at No. 2.
This week, Zee TV climbed up a notch to the third spot, garnering a gross viewership of 653,094, an increase from 593,912 recorded in Week 23.
On the other hand, Star Plus slipped a notch to the fourth spot in Week 24, witnessing a further decline in its gross viewership to 607,445, from 612,116 recorded last week.
Sony SAB, which had climbed up a notch to No. 5 last week, remained in this position in Week 24 as well, garnering a gross viewership of 538,916, a further increase from 531,132 recorded last week.
Colors, which had slid a notch to the sixth spot in Week 23, continued in this position this week as well, garnering a gross viewership of 505,928, a further decline from 525,345 recorded last week.
There was no change in the rankings of Sony Entertainment Television, Star Bharat, Sony Pal and Star Utsav as well, which continued at No. 7, No. 8, No. 9 and No. 10, respectively, in Week 24.
With gross viewership of 464,396 in Week 24, Sony Entertainment Television witnessed further decline its gross viewership, compared to 499,679 recorded last week. Placed at No. 8, Star Bharat, however, saw a slight increased in its gross viewership to 306,317, from 299,887 recorded last week. On the other hand, Sony Pal saw a decline in its gross viewership to 182,450, from 213,872 recorded last week. With a gross viewership of 136,454, Star Utsav, too, saw a decline in its gross viewership from 148,724 recorded last week.
Top 5 shows of Week 24
Three shows from the Zee TV stable claimed the top 3 spots among most watched shows in Week 24. ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ was at No. 1 with 13,597 (000) Impressions. Meanwhile, ‘Kundali Bhagya’, the spin-off show of ‘Kumkum Bhagya’, slipped to the second spot with 12,992 (000) Impressions. ‘Tujhse Hai Raabta’, which had made a re-entry at No. 5 last week, climbed up a couple of notches to be placed in the third spot this week with 9,714 (000) Impressions.
Sony Entertainment Television’s dance reality show, ‘Super Dancer Chapter 3’, slid a notch to the fourth spot Week 24 with 8,342 (000) Impressions.
Star Plus’ fiction show, ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ replaced Sony’s ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ at No. 5 with 7,862 (000) Impressions.