Broadcast Audience Research Council
25 Jan 2021
Arnab Goswami gave me $12,000, Rs. 40L: Former BARC CEO
Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami paid former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) CEO Partho Dasgupta $12,000 and Rs. 40 lakh over three years for favorable TRPs (Television Rating Points), according to a supplementary charge sheet filed in the TRP scam case.
15 Jan 2021
TRP scam: WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami, ex-BARC CEO leaked
The Mumbai Police, which is probing the alleged TRP (Television Rating Points) scam, has reportedly released alleged WhatsApp chats between Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and ex-CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Partho Dasgupta.
13 Dec 2020
TRP scam: Mumbai Police arrests Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani
The Mumbai Police on Sunday arrested Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani in connection with a scam about the manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points).
20 Oct 2020
CBI takes over TRP scam probe over complaint in UP
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday took over the probe into the alleged manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points) by three news channels, including Republic TV.
15 Oct 2020
Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels
Just as news channels remain embroiled in a petty fight over who leads the viewership race, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has decided to pause weekly ratings for three months.
10 Oct 2020
TRP scam: Republic TV CFO skips Mumbai Police summons
Shiva Subramaniyam Sundaram, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Republic TV, has requested the Mumbai Police to reschedule the summons issued to him into a scam about the manipulation of TRPs (Television Rating Points).
08 Oct 2020
Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation
In a stunning revelation, Mumbai Police on Thursday claimed three news channels, including Arnab Goswami's Republic TV, are under scanner for TRP manipulation.
20 Jul 2020
#IPL2020: BCCI responds as broadcasters express reservations about schedule
The BCCI Apex Council members, on Friday, had revealed the provisional schedule for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League.
03 Apr 2020
'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend
Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!
19 Sep 2019
TRP report: Amitabh Bachchan's 'KBC 11' proves its mettle
After witnessing a significant dip in TRPs last week, the latest report released by the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) came with a sigh of relief.
12 Sep 2019
#TRPReport: Is Amitabh Bachchan's 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' losing grip?
The much-awaited TRP ratings for week 36 have been released by the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC), and it doesn't look like encouraging for many shows.
06 Sep 2019
TRP report: 'TMKOC,' 'KBC11' win hearts, witness jump in ratings
The Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) has finally released the much-awaited TRP report (a day late though) for week 35, and looks like it hasn't changed much.
29 Aug 2019
TRP report: 'KBC 11' makes it to top 5 shows
It's Thursday, and the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) has released its TRP report of the television shows for week 34.
23 Aug 2019
TRP report: 'The Kapil Sharma Show' back in top 5
The Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) has released the TRP report of top television shows of 33rd week.
23 Nov 2018
BJP is top advertiser on TV, beats Amazon, Netflix, Trivago
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has surpassed streaming giants Amazon and Netflix in advertising on television, ahead of crucial assembly elections in five states, ET reports.
29 Aug 2018
95% homes in South India have a TV: BARC India
The total TV penetration is highest in Southern India with 95% of homes in the five states owning a television set, a survey stated.
23 Jun 2018
Happy to see how 'Hichki' resonated with audiences: Director Siddharth
Filmmaker Siddharth P Malhotra says he is happy that his last directorial venture "Hichki" was well-received by the audiences, especially women.
24 Feb 2018
'Rising Star' goes up on the TRP charts
In a rejoice for the team of 'Rising Star', the singing reality show is now among the top 5 shows on Television.
17 Oct 2017
How Doordarshan's revolutionary Free Dish helped private companies instead
In 2002, Doordarshan launched DD Direct, a direct-to-home (DTH) service run by Prasar Bharati, to compete with emerging competitors.
18 Apr 2017
NDTV to sell some of its strategic assets
New Delhi Television or NDTV Ltd has notified BSE and NSE as per the Company's Code of Conduct for Prevention of Insider Trading, that it would close its trading window as it has convened a board-meeting to discuss the potential sale of some of its strategic assets.
16 Apr 2017
Kapil Sharma Show gets good ratings but continues to nosedive
Data from the Broadcast Audience Research Council showed that the 'Kapil Sharma Show' fared better than Indian Idol Grand Finale, where Sunil Grover made a guest appearance.
12 Apr 2017
Sunil Grover to launch own show after Kapil Sharma tiff?
In what could end the Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover tiff, India Today reported that Grover had signed a deal with Sony for his own show.
02 Apr 2017
Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover fight: Will Sharma's show face the axe?
Kapil Sharma must have never imagined that things would take a turn for the worse, after his mid-air brawl with his co-star Sunil Grover.