Colors rises to No. 2 again with Golden Petal awards

MUMBAI: Viacom18’s flagship Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) Colors has made it to the second position again after a hiatus of four weeks. And helping the channel regain its ranking is the first Golden Petal Awards.

As per TAM data for the week ended 31 December (C&S, 4+, HSM), Colors has added 38 GRPs (gross rating points) to its kitty to register 256 GRPs (last week 218). The telecast of Colors Golden Petal Awards (CGPA) on 25 December at 8 pm fetched a TVR of 4.98.

As per data provided by Colors, the show had 20.5 per cent reach and 48.6 minutes of time spent per viewer (TSV). Interestingly, CGPA is the highest rated TV awards show as on rival channels Zee Rishtay Awards (Zee TV) and Star Parivaar Awards (Star Plus) could manage a TVR of 4.71 and 4.0 respectively.

In week 53, the leading GEC Star Plus garnered 325 GRPs, maintaining its numero uno position. However, it lost some of its sheen as compared to the previous week (344 GRPs). Telecast of Big Star Entertainment Awards on 31 December at 10 pm recorded 4.63 TVR for the channel. It also aired Master Chef India Grand Finale on 31 December

at 9 pm that clocked 2.1 TVR.

Sony Entertainment Television (Set) saw a marginal rise of five GRPs. It ended the week with 240 GRPs, but slipped to No. 3.

Zee TV, meanwhile, saw a 14 GRP loss in the week and closed its tally with 194 GRPs. Last week the channel was the biggest gainer because of the telecast of its flagship award show, Zee Rishtay Awards.

Sab maintained its position and ended the week with 113 GRPs (last week 122) while the newly launched GEC from Star India bouquet, Life OK, slipped to 74 GRPs (last week 87 GRP) in its second week run.

Imagine TV saw a marginal rise in GRPs. It recorded 72 GRPs (last week 67). The channel aired the grand finale of its dance show, Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan, on 31 December at 10 pm which fetched 1.0 TVR.

Sahara One with 35 GRPs (last week 39 GRPs) was on the last step of the GEC ladder.

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