Mumbai : In line with the BARC ratings for the week 50 for the period between Saturday, 8th December 2018 and Friday, 14th December 2018. the HSM Urban category’s leader Star Plus retains its dominance with 514 mn impressions followed by Zee TV with 421 mn impressions. Colors has stepped ahead of Sony to occupy the 3rd position with 380 mn impressions while the latter stands at the 4th slot in with 354 mn impressions .Star Bharat 341 mn impressions, Sony Sab 310 mn impressions and Star Utsav 202 mn impressions have managed to retain their positions at 5th ,6th and 7th slots respectively. Sony Pal 154 mn impressions and Zee Anmol 151 mn impressions are seen interchanging their places occupying the 8th and 9th places in the chart, while &TV 117 mn impressions is seen settled at the 10th place in the list of top 10 Hindi GECs in week 50.
The ranking of the channels in the Urban + Rural HSM in week 50 remains the same, with only an exchange of positions of Zee TV and Star Bharat. Zee Anmol continues to top the category with 778 mn impressions while Star Plus retains its position as the runner up with 745 mn impressions, Zee TV 695 mn impressions has moved on to the 3rd place with pushing away Star Bharat to the 4th place with 668 mn impressions. Star Utsav 620 mn impressions , Colors 552 mn impressions , Sony Pal 500 mn impressions and Sony 476 mn impressions occupy the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th positions respectively. While Dangal is seen settled at the 9th slot with 414 mn impressions Sony Sab in the 10th position with 411 mn impressions in the list.
Similar to the Urban + Rural HSM, the ranking of the Hindi GECs in the HSM Rural market also remains unchanged but for the rankings of Zee TV and Rishey in week 50. Zee Anmol continuing to lead the segment with 627 mn impressions, is followed by Star Utsav and Sony Pal with 417 mn impressions and 346 mn impressions respectively. Star Bharat 327 mn impressions and Dangal 320 mn impressions have managed to retain their positions in the 4th and 5th places respectively. Rishtey with 292 mn impressions is seen moving to the 6th slot pushing away Zee TV to the 7th position with 273 mn impressions. Further Star Plus 230 mn impressions, Big Magic 203 mn impressions and Colors 175 mn impressions are settled the 8th, 9th and 10 places in the top 10 Hindi GECs in week 50.