NEWS ENTERTAINMMENT RAMAYANA
NEW DELHI: The re-telecast of Ramayan by Doordarshan has been well-received by spectators, it having a windfall in terms of the provisional numbers vis-à-vis viewership of the state-owned broadcaster.
The provisional estimates released by the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC)-Nielsen said the Ramayan episode aired on DD National on Sunday evening recorded the highest viewership by any show since 2015 in the Hindi General Entertainment Channel category. As of now, two episodes of Ramayan are telecast at 9am and 9pm every day.
The viewership for Ramayan peaked on Sunday evening as figures rose to a high of 51 million viewers from 34 million viewers on Saturday morning when the first episode of the series was aired. The show garnered 45 million (4.5 crore) viewers on Saturday evening and 40 million (4 crore) viewers on Sunday morning. IHN-NN