Star Plus at No.1 sees rise in viewership while Colors is still at third spot.
BARC Data: Top GECs of Week 43: October 24 to October 30, 2015-HSM: NCCS All: Individuals: BARC India base - All India (U+R)
In the latest BARC viewership ratings for Hindi GECs which includes rural data since Week 41, Star Plus retained its No.1 spot and saw its ratings increase. It got 786 million in Week 43, compared to the 734 million it had in Week 42.
Zee TV at No.4 saw its ratings increase by a good margin, raking in 647 million from 595 million in Week 42. Life OK climbed to the No. 5 spot, with a rise in ratings to 509 million in Week 43 from 495 million last week.
Star Utsav is at the sixth position with ratings at 496 million (last Week 473 million). Sab TV rose to the seventh spot, up from its ninth spot the previous week, with ratings increasing to 374 million from 327 million.
DD National, with its 365 million this week, slipped to the 8th position from its No.5 spot in the previous week where it had garnered 522 million last week. The previous two weeks had the India vs South Africa cricket tournament matches being telecast, but Week 43 saw no telecast of the game due to a break in the series.
Sony TV continued to see a decline as it slipped to the ninth spot from its 8th spot in Week 42, with ratings at 333 million versus 348 million. Rishtey at No.10 saw an increase in its ratings to 313 million in Week 43, from 268 million in Week 42.
The top three shows among Hindi GECs as per BARC data, were Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya, Star Plus' Saath Nibhaana Saathiya, and making an entrant into the high rankers this week is Zee Anmol's Ek Se Bhale Do at the No. 3 spot.
As for the latest TAM data, here are the top Hindi GECs for Week 44, October 25 to October 31, 2015 HSM without LC1, C&S 4+
As per TAM data, the order of GECs is similar to its previous week data, with the exception of DD National going down by a spot. Star Plus continues to be the top channel with 239 GRPs, followed by Colors which had 221 GRPs.
Zee TV is at third spot, raking in 153 GRPs, while SAB TV came in fourth with 137 GRPs. Life OK was at the fifth spot this time with 124 GRPs, while at sixth spot is Sony Entertainment with 108 GRPs. &TV comes in seventh at 70 GRPs, and at the eighth slot, is DD National at 39 GRPS. Zee Anmol and Rishtey are again at the ninth and tenth positions, with 33 and 26 GRPs respectively.
Among the top shows in TAM data, making it to the top five are Star Plus' Ye Hai Mohabbatein, Zee's Kumkum Bhagya, SAB TV's Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, followed by Star Plus' Saath Nibhana Saathiya and Udaan.