Lists of television stations in India

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There are currently 857[1] permitted private satellite television stations in India.[2] As of 2 December 2015, there are also more than 190 government channels. Hindi-language television channels have the highest market share. Numerous regional channels are also available throughout India, often distributed according to languages.

Major networks[edit]

Top ten television channels in India[edit]

This is a list of top ten television channels in India as per BARC ratings.[3]

Rank Channel name Weekly Impressions (000s) Sum
Week 47 : Saturday, 19 November 2016 to Friday 25 November 2016
Language
1 Sun TV 1257996 Tamil
2 STAR Plus 695763 Hindi
3 Colors 692288 Hindi
4 Gemini TV 578280 Telugu
5 Zee TV 505431 Hindi
6 ETV 473900 Telugu
7 Sony Pal 464017 Hindi
8 Star Maa 442564 Telugu
9 Sony Entertainment Television 436928 Hindi
10 Zee Telugu 412380 Telugu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Permitted Private Satellite TV Channels as on 31-01-2016" (PDF). mib.nic.in. Government Of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. 31 January 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "23.77 mn DTH subscribers by June 2013: Trai". Business Standard. 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  3. ^ "Top ten Channels". BARC India=Week 47: Saturday,19th November 2016 to Friday, 25th November 2016.