Last week, when BARC resumed publishing data after seven weeks due to TRAI tariff Order, Dangal TV surprised everyone by emerging as the number 1 channel on all-India basis across genres.
This week, the free to air (FTA) Hindi GEC has come down to second position followed by Sun TV and Big Magic. Star Plus and Star Maa have swapped positions while Star Vijay is a new entrant at the eighth position. Sony Entertainment Television (SET) and Colors have dropped to ninth and tenth positions respectively.
In U+R HSM, there was no change in the order; Dangal TV is leading the pack. There was no change in order in urban HSM as well as Star Plus is at the top.
In rural HSM, Sony Sab and Star Bharat swapped positions while Star Utsav replaced DD National in the 10th position. Dangal TV ruled the top 5 shows table with four shows while Big Magic filled the remaining slot.
In English and Hindi news channels, there was no change in the pecking order in U+R HSM with viewership of top 5 channels going down. In urban HSM, Zee News jumped to the third position while Republic Bharat and News18 India dropped to the fourth and fifth positions. In rural HSM, ABP News has moved to the second position pushing both Republic Bharat and India TV one rank down.
In English news genre, the top 5 channels list is same as it was in Week 13.