IPL 2020 : 1 out of 3 TV viewers watched IPL 2020 in the first week, check 10 high points of IPL viewership

The following for Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) was such in the 1st week that ONE out of every 3 TV viewers in India watched the league during September 19-25, as per BARC India viewership data.

Check the TOP 10 high points of first week of IPL 2020 viewership in first week

BARC India summary:

1) In opening week, 21% growth in average impressions per match vs. 2019, despite one less match and fewer channels than 2019

2) 269 Million viewers watched IPL in its opening week. 11mn more viewers per match compared to 2019

3) 1 out of 3 TV viewer watched IPL-13 Live

4) 44% of TV Households watched IPL-13 Live

5) Peak viewership for HD channels

6) The opening match of Mumbai Indians vs. Chennai Super Kings witnessed a viewership of 52 million Impressions (29% higher than 2019), watched by 158 million viewers (21% higher than 2019)

7) Advertising volumes see 15% growth within Star Sports set of channels/ Live matches (excluding Star Sport 1 Bangla, Star Sports 2 (HD+SD)

8) Both advertiser and brand counts increase as compared to the earlier season

9) OTT has witnessed a 32% increase in user base for the IPL week over the previous week, primarily driven by massive gains seen in Disney+Hotstar.

10) Star Sports 1 Hindi becomes No. 1 CHANNEL across genres. 
IPL 2020 Viewership Ratings : IPL Live broadcast makes Star Sports Hindi No. 1 channel across genres

The 13th edition of the Dream11 Indian Premier League ( Dream11 IPL 2020) is all set to break all records of viewership. The BARC India has released the ratings of Week 38th (19th Sep to 25th Sep) and IPL 2020 magic can be seen al over the ratings charts. 
 
Such has been the impact of IPL 2020 on viewership charts that Star Sports 1 Hindi has become the number 1 channel across genres, all languages of the Indian television. Be it entertainment, news or any other genre IPL 2020 is completely dominating the rating charts. 
 
Star Sports 1 Hindi is the number 1 channel of the week for the first time with 1,247,407 (Weekly impressions in 1000’s). Free to air channel Star Utsav and Star Plus is number 2 and number 3 in the rating list. 
IPL 2020 : Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Match 5th rates the best
 
According to the BARC Week 38th data, the live telecast of the game between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders is the top rated game of the week. The MI-KKR game has registered 237,750 (In 1000’s) weekly impressions. This is most for any television program of the week. 
 
On number 2 is the live broadcast of 4th match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings on Star Sports 1 Hindi. The match number 7th between Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings is the 3rd most rated match of the week.