Broadcast Audience Research Council India
    INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY
    DEEPER INSIGHTS
    GLOBAL EXPERTISE
    FUTURE READY
    SEGMENTED DATA
    TRANSPARENCY
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    Innovative Technology

    INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY

    We use cutting-edge technology to provide critical insights for
    your analytical needs. Thereby, helping you to identify
    and pinpoint the end consumer.

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    Global Expertise

    GLOBAL EXPERTISE

    Keeping in mind the diversity of audiences in India, BARC India has the
    largest panel size in the world, enabling you to track consumption
    across screens, regions and languages.

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    Deeper Insights

    DEEPER INSIGHTS

    BARC India allows you to measure time-shifted viewing and simulcasting.

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    Future Ready

    FUTURE READY

    BARC India is equipped with incumbent technology that is two generations
    ahead of the technology adopted by other countries around
    the world.

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    Segmented Data

    SEGMENTED DATA

    About 30% of our sample size comprises of rural households, at an all-India
    level, giving you a more realistic picture of television consumption.

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    Transparecy

    TRANSPARENCY

    BARC India follows the guidelines of Ministry of Information &
    Broadcasting, with regards to sample size,
    ownership and audits.

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Welcome to BARC India

Promoted by three industry associations, to develop a reliable television audience measurement system for India.

Broadcast Audience Research is a puzzle that has vexed broadcasters, advertisers, and advertising and media agencies in India for decades. A country with an estimated television audience of 153 million homes and growing, need to have credible information about television viewing habits.

BARC India promises to solve this puzzle uniquely. Funded by the apex bodies representing the key stakeholders, it uses the latest technology in a transparent framework to give the Indian advertising and broadcast industry the ratings they so desperately need.

We draw our inspiration from Rubik’s Cube, and invite you to join us in Solving the complex Puzzle of broadcast audience measurement.

The BARC India Newsletter

BARC India update and insights on importance of Relative Error

Over the past few months, BARC India has highlighted its commitment to data robustness and has spoken about lower Relative Errors at high Confidence Levels. Here we explain these terms and the impact these have in our reading of any research data.
 

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ABN Andhra Jyothi

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Animal Planet

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Asianet

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AXN

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B4U Movies

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BBC World News

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Big Magic

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Bindass

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Bloomberg TV

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Captain TV

Cartoon Network

Channel V

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CNBC Awaaz

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CNBC TV 18

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Colors

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Comedy Central HD

Dabangg

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DD Bangla

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Dilli Aaj Tak

Discovery Channel

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Discovery HD World

Discovery Kids

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Disney Channel

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Disney XD

DY 365

E 24

Enterr 10

EPIC

ET Now

ETV Abhiruchi

ETV Andhra Pradesh

ETV Bihar Jharkhand

ETV Cinema

ETV Haryana Himachal Pradesh

ETV Life

ETV Madhya Pradesh Chattisgarh

ETV News Bangla

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ETV Plus

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ETV Telangana

ETV Telugu

ETV Urdu

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Express TV

Fakt Marathi

Filmy

Flowers TV

Food Food

Fox Life

FX

Gemini Action

Gemini Comedy

Gemini life

Gemini Movies

Gemini Music

Gemini News

Gemini TV

Gemini TV HD

Gujarat Samachar TV

HBO

History TV 18

HM TV

Home Shop 18

Housefull Movies

Hungama

IBC 24

IBN 7

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India 24x7

India News

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India Today Television

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Indradhanu Rengoni

Investigation Discovery

Isaiaruvi

J Movie

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KTV

KTV HD

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Life Ok

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Live India

Living Foodz

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Maa Gold

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Magic Bricks Now

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Maharashtra One

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Media One

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MK TV

MN+

Movies Now

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MTunes HD

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MTV

Multiplex TV

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Music Fatafati

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Nat Geo Wild

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National Geographic Channel

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NDTV 24x7

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NEO Prime

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News World India

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NICK

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Polimer

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Prag News

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Prameya News 7

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Pratidin Time

PTC Chak De

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Public Music

Public TV

Puthiya Thalaimurai

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R Plus

Raj Digital Plus

Raj Music Karnataka

Raj Musix Tamil

Raj News Kannada

Raj TV

Ramdhenu

Rang

Reporter

Rishtey

Romedy NOW

RT Movies

Ruposhi Bangla

Saam TV

Sahara One

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Saral Jeevan

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STAR Sports 1

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Tez

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Times Now

TLC

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Toonami

Total TV

Travel XP HD

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TV 5 News

TV9 Gujarati

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Weekly datA

TOP 5 PROGRAMS - Hindi GEC (Urban+Rural)

Top program ranking is based on average Rating across all Original airings in the week.

RankChannel NameProgrammeImpressions (000s)
   Last WeekWeek 37Gain / Loss
1 Zee TVBrahmarakshas - Jaag Utha Shaitan 11314  
2 ColorsShakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki 11304  
3 STAR PlusSaath Nibhaana Saathiya 9829  
4 STAR PlusYe Hai Mohabbatein 9551  
5 Sony Entertainment TelevisionThe Kapil Sharma Show 8968  
HSM (U+R) : NCCS All : Prime Time (1800 - 2330 hrs) : 4+ Individuals, To get this data on your Twitter timeline, tweet with #BarcTweet Top 5 Hindi GEC Programs

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