BARC Wk 5: Zee Anmol continues lead; Kundali Bhagya is most watched show
BARC ratings for Week 5 (January 26 – February 1) of 2019 [HSM (U+R): NCCS all: 2+ Individuals] saw Zee Anmol and Zee TV further consolidate their positions. ‘Kundali Bhagya’ on Zee Anmol became the most watched show once again. Zee TV’s show ‘Tujhse Hai Raabta’ was a new entrant in the top 5 show’s list this week.
Continuing strong in the numero uno spot, Zee Anmol saw an increase in its gross viewership in Week 5 at 758,674, compared to 751,727 recorded last week. This week, ‘Kundali Bhagya’ rose to the top spot among most watched shows on Hindi GECs in Rural+Urban with 13,062 (000) Impressions. On the other hand, ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ slipped to the fifth spot with 11,741 (000) Impressions.
Zee TV continued to consolidate its position in the second spot this week as well, garnering a gross viewership of 738,700, an increase from 670,312 recorded in Week 4. It show, ‘Tujhse Hai Raabta’, made its entry in the top 5 shows’ list for the first time. The show was placed at No. 3 with 12,325 (000) Impressions.
Star Utsav climbed up a couple of notches to reach the third spot in Week 5, recording a gross viewership of 704,980, an increase from 636,782 recorded last week.
Star Bharat remained unchanged at No. 4 this week, garnering a gross viewership of 613,299, a decline from 657,509 recorded in Week 4. Its mythological show, ‘Radhakrishn’, moved out of the top 5 most watched shows’ lost this week.
On the other hand, Star Plus slipped a couple of notches to the fifth spot in Week 5, witnessing a decline in its gross viewership to 600,903 from 660,831 recorded last week.
Sony Entertainment Television climbed up a notch to the sixth spot in Week 5, recording a gross viewership of 578,234, a decline from 588,888 recorded last week.
However, despite having two shows among the top 5 most watched shows, Colors slipped a notch to No. 7 in Week 5. The channel garnered a gross viewership of 548,114, a decline from 601,403 recorded last week. ‘Naagin 3’ fared well this week. After moving out of the top 5 most watched shows’ list las week, the supernatural show made a re-entry this week at No. 2 with 12,394 (000) Impressions. On the other hand, reality show, ‘Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi – Jigar Pe Trigger’, slipped from No. 1 to No. 4 this week with 12,134 (000) Impressions.
Continuing unchanged at No. 8 in Week 5 as well, Sony Pal garnered a gross viewership of 497,016, an increase from 484,160 recorded last week.
There was no change in the positions of Dangal TV and Rishtey as well, which continued at No. 9 and No. 10, respectively in Week 5 as well. While Dangal TV secured a gross viewership of 489,810, an increase from 479,376; recorded last week; Rishtey garnered a gross viewership of 467,989, a further decline from 474,457 recorded last week.