Nach Baliye grand finale scores 4.1 TVR, Star Plus stays at top

MUMBAI: Star Plus retained its position as the top Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) in a week that saw the grand finale episode of its dancing reality show Nach Baliye delivering strong performance.

The channel gained 18 GRPs to end Week 12 of 2013 at 291 GRPs, according to TAM data provided by a Hindi GEC.

Star Plus aired the grand finale of Nach Baliye on 23 March from 8 pm to 11.30 pmwhich got 4.1 TVR. The show averaged 3.5 TVR.

Zee TV stood second in the pecking order with 207 GRPs (last week 202) while Colors took the third spot with 192 GRPS (187). Sony Entertainment Television followed with 155 GRPS (163). Comedy channel Sab gained seven rating points to collect 142 GRPs for the week ended 23 March. Life OK lost seven GRPs and finished the 12th week at 128 GRPs.

Star Plus‘ daily soap Diya Aur Bati Hum was the top rated show on TV with average TVR of 5.2 (5.3). Pyar ka Dard was the second highest rated show with average TVR of 3.7 (3.6) followed by Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai at 3.6 TVR (3.7).

Qubool Hai continued to be Zee‘s top rated fiction show at 3.1 TVR (3.0) while Balika Vadhu scored the highest for Colors with 3.5 TVR (3.6). CID was Sony‘s top rated show with 2.4 TVR (2.5) followed by Crime Patrol at 2.3 TVR (2.5).

The week saw the launch of two new shows on Hindi GECs - Badalte Rishton Ki Dastan on Zee (which replaced Mrs. Kaushik ki Panch Bahuen) and Bani-Ishq Da Kalma on Colors (which replaced Parvarish). Both the shows raked in average ratings of 1.6 TVR.

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