Sony rides on 3 Idiots to regain No. 2 spot

MUMBAI: Sony Entertainment Television (Set) has added 31 GRPs (gross rating points) in the week ended 28 April, to climb back to No. 2 position, overtaking Zee TV. The channel has achieved the feat on the back of its most prized catch - 3 Idiots.

As per TAM data (HSM, 4+, C&S), Set has recorded 240 GRPs. The channel aired 3 Idiots on 22 April that garnered 4.14 TVR. Though it is not the first time the movie is airing, it was the third most watched programme in the most watched list of the GECs. Set’s crime-based shows - C.I.D (3.62 TVR) and Crime Patrol (3.36 TVR) - continue to fetch eyeballs and are placed at No. 5 and No. 8 in the ‘Top 10 shows’ list respectively.

Meanwhile, genre leader Star Plus added 7 GRPs to end the week with 255 GRPs. Its leading fiction show, Saathiya Saath Nibhana, which dominated the Hindi GEC charts, has failed to retain its position.

Zee TV slipped to No. 3 with a marginal loss of four GRPs. The channel ended the week with 210 GRPs in its kitty.

Colors added one GRP, taking its total points to 195 GRPs. Its leading fiction show, Balika Vadhu, continued to garner an average of 3 TVR.

Meanwhile, Sab lost 5 GRPs to total 110 GRPs, while Life OK lost 3 GRPs to record 83 GRPs.

Sahara One clocked 43 GRPs, while Imagine TV ended the week with 32 GRPs.

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