## How is TV viewership calculated?

TRP is calculated by Indian agency the Broadcast Audience Research Council using “BAR-O-meters.” The BARC releases weekly TRP results every Thursday ranking all TV channels and TV programmes. BARC has installed “BAR-O-meters” in over 45,000 impanelled households.

How are TV ratings determined 2020?

Nielsen ratings tell media participants who was exposed to content and advertising. We use multiple metrics such as reach, frequency, averages and the well known ratings—the percentage of a specific population that was exposed to content and ads—to determine exposure.

### How do TV channels earn money?

TV channels earn a fancy amount of money mostly by advertising. It basically shows some seconds of advertisement in between its show and then charges some amount of money to the advertising company. The TV channels with the high TRP come out with the highest advertising rates.

Which channel has highest TRP?

Top 10 Channels – All India, 2+

RANK Channels Programs
1 Sun TV 2844.7
2 STAR Plus 2506.37
3 STAR Maa 2348.62
4 STAR Sports 1 Hindi 2087.08

## How are ratings calculated?

Rating: Ratings are essentially percentages, measuring the portion of a given group — be it households, adults 18-49 or women 25-54 — watching a given show. So a 2.0 rating for The Masked Singer means that 2 percent of people in that age range, roughly 2.56 million people, watched the show.

A device is fitted in TV sets of few thousand people in very large region or zone. Then views are counted and averaged after every 30 days. Then according to those counted views, total number of views are calculated approximately by multiplying it to total number of tv sets and doing some other calculations.

How do networks determine ratings?

Measuring ratings. Nielsen television ratings are gathered in one of two ways: Viewer “diaries,” in which a target audience self-records its viewing or listening habits. By targeting various demographics, the assembled statistical models provide a rendering of the audiences of any given show, network, and programming hour.

### What do TV ratings measure?

TV ratings measure the popularity of a programme, in terms of the number and proportion of viewers. Ratings are crucial for the commercial broadcasters like ITV and Channel 4, who are able to charge more for advertisement slots during high-rated programmes.

How are television ratings determined?

TV ratings are based on the measurement using an in-house apparatus to estimate the number of people watching a specific television show. For example, the Nielsen ratings are calculated based on a sample of 40,000 homes and about 100,000 people that are demographically representative of the population as a whole.