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BARC week 37: Dangal retakes top spot in yo-yo struggle across genres

Dangal and Sun TV have each been vying for 1st rank over the past few weeks

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BENGALURU: Enterr10 Television network’s Hindi GEC was the most watched channel Across Genres on All Platforms as well on the Free Platform in week 37 of 2019 (Saturday, 7 September 2019 to Friday, 13 September 2019, week or period under review). The channel was ranked first in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly list of Top 10 channels across genres on all platforms during the period under review as compared to second rank in week 36 of 2019 (previous week). As mentioned by us earlier(https://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/viewership/barc-...) Dangal and the Sun Tv Network’s flagship Tamil GEC Sun TV have each been vying for the numero uno position in BARC’s across genres on all platforms list over the past few weeks.

Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Platforms

The list of channels in BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Platforms in week 37 of 2019 was the same as in week 36, with a small tweak in ranks – the biggest one being Dangal replacing Sun TV at first place as mentioned above. Six Hindi GECs, two Tamil GECs and one channel each from the Hindi movies and Telugu GEC genres comprised BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 channels Across Genres on All Platforms in week 37 of 2019. From the network’s perspective, there were three channels from Star India, two channels from Sony Pictures Network (SPN) and one channel each from B4U, Enterr 10 Television, Sun TV Network, Viacom18 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel) in the weekly list of Top 10 channels across genres on all platforms in week 37 of 2019. Eight of the channels in the list were Pay TV, while two were Free TV in the week under review.

Please refer the chart below:

Top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform

There was only one change in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 37 of 2019 as compared to week 36. The Network18/Viacom18 associated Telugu GEC ETV Telugu exited the list while Zeel’s Kannada GEC Zee Kannada entered it in week 37 of 2019. There were three channels each from Star India and SPN, two channels from Zeel and one channel each from Sun TV Network and Viacom18 in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 37 of 2019.  Five of the channels were Hindi GEC, there were two Tamil GECs and one channel each from the Hindi movies, Kannada and Telugu genres in BARC’s weekly list of top 10 channels Across Genres on the Pay Platform in week 37 of 2019. As in week 37, the two most watched Pay channels on the Pay TV platform were not Hindi GECs’ – they were Tamil and Telugu GECs’ ranked one and two respectively. 

Please refer to the chart below:

Top 10 channels Across Genres on the Free Platform

All the channels in BARC’s weekly list of Top 10 channels on the Free Platform in week 37 of 2019 were the same as in the previous week, with a slight tweaking in ranks. There were three channels each from the Bhojpuri and Hindi movies genres, two channels from Hindi GEC and one channel each from the Marathi and sports genres. There were three channels each from B4U and Enterr 10 Television, two channels from Zeel and one channel each from the Skystar and Star India networks. 

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