Two Hindi GEC channels from the Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (Zeel) Network topped the ratings among the six Hindi GEC channels that were present in the latest Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) top 10 channels Across Genre list (All India (U+R) : 2+ Individuals). Zeel’s flagship Hindi GEC Zee TV (pay TV) and its free to air (FTA) channel Zee Anmol scored 704.522 million impressions and 693.027 million impressions respectively for week 30 of 2017 (Saturday, 22 July 2017 to Friday, 28 July 2017). The channels were ranked second and third, just after the Sun TV Network’s Tamil GEC flagship channel – Sun TV which scored 989.709 million impressions and retained its pole position.
As mentioned above – one Tamil GEC, six Hindi GECs’, two Telugu GECs’ and one Hindi Movies channel made it to the top 10 channels across genre list in week 30. From the network’s perspective – two channels each from 5 networks – The Sun TV Network, Zeel, Star India, Network 18 (Viacom 18) and Sony Pictures Network India (SPN) made up the top 10 channels across genre list.