MUMBAI: The war for 'the best among the rest' continues
even as the top three positions see no change in week
36 of TAM TV ratings. In week 36, reality shows have
worked wonders for most of the GECs.
The best example is Sony's new reality show Kaun Banega
Croreprati that has garnered 8,950 TVTs on a Friday
and 8,460 TVTs on a Saturday. Sony which was at the
fifth position last week has propped up to fourth position
and witnessed a huge growth, recording 346,122 GVTs
(291,074). Zee TV was the next highest gainer as it
witnessed 410,774 GVTs (395,024) and occupies the number
Star Plus continues to lead the pack by maintaining
its stability and reported 494,732 GVTs (495,509). Not
quite far is Colors which continues to maintain its
number two position recording 452,851 GVTs (452,921).
Sab, a sister channel of Sony goes back to the number
five position as it rated 322,392 GVTs (319,158). Life
OK is at sixth position this week with 276,290 GVTs
Back to the chart topper, Star Plus channel's popular
show Diya aur Baati Hum saw a drop in its ratings and
rated 9,765 TVTs (10,175). Another prime time show,
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai saw a slight rise taking
its score to 7,261 TVTs (7,024). Pyar Ka Dard Hai reported
6,840 TVTs (6,515) and Saathiya registered 6,079 TVTs
(6,127). Reality show Junior Master Chef lost its audiences
witnessing a drop 2,370 TVTs (2,671).
Colors' popular celebrity dance reality show Jhalak
Dikhhla Jaa has grabbed attention of the viewers this
week generating a huge growth 6,482 TVTs (5,979) on
a Saturday and 7,568 TVTs (5,730) on a Sunday. Long
running fiction series Balika Vadhu registered 5,912
TVTs (6,127), Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon scored 4,847
TVTs (5,329) and Uttaran rated 4,450 TVTs (5,069). The
comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil is enjoying good
attention of viewers generating 7,983 TVTs (7,072).
Zee TV's reality dance show DID Super Moms witnessed
drop in its viewership and rated 3,257 TVTs (4,653)
on Saturday and 4,012 TVTs (4,490) on a Sunday. Its
fictional offering Qubool Hai scored 6,380 TVTs (6,492).
Pavitra Rishta generated 5,163 TVTs (5,078). It's long
running series Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke scored 5,362
TVTs (4,785). The channel's historical show Jodha Akbar
seems to attract audiences by its interesting track
taking its tally to 7,259 TVTs (6,824). Drama series
Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se registered 5,946 TVTs (5,188).
Fourth placed, Sony's long running crime series CID
saw a healthy rise recording 5,941 TVTs (4,758) and
Crime Petrol scored 3,418 TVTs (4,783). The channel's
historical show Maharana Pratap generated 3,354 TVTs
(2,993). Sony's Indian Idol Junior aired its grand finale
on 8 September and reported 6,290 TVTs. Other fiction
shows either held on to their viewership or dipped marginally
during the week.
Fifth placed Sab's fiction show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah
Chashmah continues to be the channel leader with 6,751
TVTs (7,094). Chidiya Ghar gets active this week when
it scored 3,064 TVTs (2,777). Lapataganj reported 2,062
TVTs (2,093). Other fictional shows witnessed marginal
rise and fall as well.
Sixth placed, Life OK's top series Mahadev rated 2,511
TVTs (2,995). Do Dil Ek Jaan stood at 1,462 TVTs (1,721),
Savdhan India rated 2,651 TVTs (2,271), whereas Shapath
generated 3,339 TVTs (2,455) and Gustakh Dil rated 1,333
Sahara One continues to be at the bottom scoring 28,742
In the movie channel's genre: Zee Cinema reported 206,038
GVTs (246,750); Star Gold witnessed a fall with 176,904
GVTs (194,992) and Movies OK rated 105,357 GVTs (118,643).
On the other hand, Max witnessed a drop with 179,760
Well, it seems the GECs are having a good roller coaster
ride. Let's see what is instore for the GECs in the