Sony narrows gap with Zee TV

MUMBAI: Star Plus, Colors and Zee TV continue to maintain their top 3 positions among the Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs). But the channel that keeps coming close to Zee TV is Sony Entertainment Television.

Sony is just three GRPs (gross rating points) away from Zee TV. Losing rating points for the third straight week, Zee TV clocked 185 GRPs for the week ended 16 July, down from 193, while Sony mopped up 182 GRPs (last week 184).

Star Plus and Colors have strengthened their positions with 11 and 19 GRPs (gross rating points) respectively, according to TAM data for the week ended 16 July (C&S, HSM, 4+).
Colors added most GRPs during the week on the back of Balika Vadhu (5.55 TVR) and Uttaran (5 TVR), ending with 271 GRPs (last week 252). Balika Vadhu regained its position as the No. 1 show in the GEC chart.

Star Plus, on the other hand, pocketed 320 GRPs. Channel‘s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai became second best show during the week, garnering 5.26 TVR.

Meanwhile, Imagine TV, which was hovering above 100 GRPs since two weeks on the back of the season four of its flagship reality show Swayamvar - Ratan Ka Rishta, has seen a mighty fall. Imagine TV lost 39 GRPs to end the week with 65 (last week 104).

Meanwhile, Sab remained steady with 133 GRPs (last week 131).

Star One and Sahara One were at 37 GRPs (last week 36) and 31 GRPs (last week 30) respectively.

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