New Delhi Lockdown has been implemented across the country from 24 March midnight to stop the outbreak of Corona virus. During this period, many old shows are being re-broadcasted on various channels of Doordarshan to take care of the healthy entertainment of the viewers. They include serials like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Shaktimaan, Buniyaad which have tremendous nostalgic value. Due to these old shows, DD National has created history in the world of TV ratings. DD National has become the channel number in the thirteenth week leaving all the channels behind in the country.
According to a report issued by the BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) for the 13th week from 28 March to 3 April, DD National has received more than 1.5 million impressions in this period. DD National has secured the first position among all genre channels. Talking about the other channels in the top 10, Sun TV is in second place with more than 1.3 million impressions, while Dangal (more than 1.1 million impressions) channels in third place.
Sony SAB in fourth place, Sony Mix on fifth, Big Magic on sixth, Zee Cinema on seventh, Star Gold on eighth, Nick on ninth and ETV Telugu in tenth place. Talking about Hindi entertainment channels, DD National, Dangal and Sony are all in the three places of Shuru.
DD Bharti has secured seventh position. However DD National ranks second in rural areas. Dangal remains here in the first place. DD Bharti has finished eighth. Among the urban areas, DD National stood first and Sony SAB stood at the second position, while DD Bharti was at sixth position.
These old programs are being telecast again
Ramayana – DD National
Mahabharata – DD Bharti
Foundation – DD National
Chanakya – DD National
Shaktimaan – DD National
Chitrahar – DD National
The Jungle Book – DD National
Tahrir Munshi Premchand’s – DD National
Byokesh Bakshi – DD National
Circus – DD National
Dekh bhai dekh- DD National
Mr. Mrs.- DD National
We are Na- DD National