Television

Star Plus, Sab begin 2014 on a good note

MUMBAI: The new year, it seems, has been really good for the general entertainment channels (GECs), especially Star Plus and Sab, which have hit the highest ratings ever in the week 01 of TAM TV ratings. 

 

Star Plus leads the flock with 647,066 GVTs (605514 TVTS). Thanks to the Big Star Entertainment Award that aired on the New Year’s eve and became the highest rated award show in the history of Hindi GECs. It garnered 12,369 TVTs. However, its celebrity dance reality show Nach Baliye 6 saw a slight drop with 3,523 TVTs (3,653). The epic series Mahabharat saw a fall in its viewership and stood at 6,811 TVTs (7,026 TVTs).

 

Colors strongly stood at number two garnering 522,158 GVTs (527,226 GVTs). Its two new fiction series worked wonders for the channel. While Beintehaa reported 2,964 TVTs and Rangrasiya saw a good start as well with 3,199 TVTs. Its comedy show – Comedy Nights with Kapil that continues to make people laugh, garnered 8,973 TVTs (8,772 TVTs).

 

Third placed, Zee TV notched up and took its tally to 449,211 GVTs (430,836 GVTs). The channel’s sitcom Bh se Bhade registered a decline in its viewership and marked 1,534 TVTs (1,793 TVTs). Its fiction property, Doli Armaanon Ki ‘Shaadi’ special event scored 2,753 TVTs. The dance reality show Dance India Dance 4 kept its glued to the tube with its innovative dance styles and moves and scored 4,410 TVTs (4,309 TVTs) on Saturday and 3,687 TVTs (4,844 TVTs) on Sunday.

 

Sab touched its highest ratings ever as it reported 360,848 GVTs (330,358 GVTs).  Life OK held to its fifth position as it scored 323,456 GVTs (323,589 GVTs).

 

Sony continues to occupy the number six spot with 266,161 GVTs (271,852 GVTs). Its two new offerings – Main Na Bhoolungi and Ekk Nayi Pehchaan also couldn’t do much as they scored 884 TVTs (1,144 TVTs) and 1,965 TVTs (1,900 TVTs) respectively. Its non-fiction property, Boogie Woogie Kids Championship too saw a drop in its fourth week and garnered only 2,488 TVTs (2,957 TVTs).

 

Sahara One remains at the bottom of the chart marking no major difference and earned 36,162 GVTs (34,888 GVTs).

 

In the movie channel genre, Zee Cinema reported 200,662 GVTs (211,750 GVTs); Star Gold registered 195,587 GVTs (191,863 GVTs) and Movies OK scored 143,920 GVTs (123,375 GVTs). While &pictures notched up and scored 91,406 GVTs (76,440 GVTs), Zee Anmol marked 71,855 GVTs (62,566 GVTs) and Max scored 221,690 GVTs (212,954 GVTs).

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/28/Untitled-3_0.jpg?itok=ZKMU8dAW
Star India's Gaurav Banerjee's take on 'P.O.W. - Bandi Yuddh Ke'

It has been labeled as the pioneer of saas bahu sagas. But, the leadership trio -- Uday Shankar-Sanjay Gupta-Gaurav Banerjee -- at the Twenty First Century Corp-owned Hindi GEC Star Plus -- has over the past few years been working at breaking down this myth.

Television TV Shows Thriller
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/27/Untitled-1_25.jpg?itok=_2A3Ev9J
Powerpuff Girls: Over 30 brands partner with Cartoon Network

The revival of Cartoon Network’s enduring original franchise The Powerpuff Girls made a spectacular debut on TV screens across EMEA recently. Now, with the show delivering consistently great ratings and interest in the brand accelerating, Cartoon Network proudly details its comprehensive first...

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/27/Untitled-1_4.jpg?itok=a_JSVu5m
BARC India ropes in Nielsen's Jamie Kenny as DAM head

BARC India has appointed Jamie Kenney as the business head of its digital arm. The move is a part of BARC India’s plan of launching digital audience measurement in the country.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/27/TV9.jpg?itok=wNCSSNZG
TV9 network on sale; Zee group front-runner?

MUMBAI: Consolidation in the Indian news television business is but a foregone conclusion, thanks to the plethora of channels operating in the space. The only question is when and who.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/27/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=1qGZUh9d
Engaging content: Akbar Birbal folklore completes 500 episodes

Big Magic is all set to create a new benchmark with the completion of 500 episodes of its marquee show Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/26/Prannoy%20Roy.jpg?itok=O75DOjIQ
NDTV 24 x7 expands its presence in Singapore

New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) on 26 September announced the launch of its flagship channel, 'NDTV 24x7', on Singtel in Singapore.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/26/Untitled-1_26.jpg?itok=crzL0Kg-
Chrome week 38: English movies genre tops chart with 4.8 % OTS

The English movies genre emerged as the gainer in Chrome’s opportunity to see (OTS) analysis in six metros by registering an increase of 4.8 per cent. Movies Now was the leader with 49.6 per cent OTS in week 38.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/25/ipl800x800.jpg?itok=avJ0Q0ML
BCCI’s cricket media rights bonanza

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has forecast that it is going to take home a whopping 60 per cent plus more media rights income from cricket in the financial year 2016-2017. The figure it has kept in its sights is Rs 1036.80 crore. In 2015-16, it had budgeted a figure of Rs...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2016/09/24/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=uUuTMLCE
Uri reaction: Zee considers dropping Pak shows from Zindagi

It makes sense, nationalism-wise. But, does it make sense, business-wise? An unexpected yet ideal tweet by media baron Subhash Chandra has catalysed a hot debate whether film actors from a hostile country should be allowed to earn millions working in the Indian film industry. His tweet follows in...

Television TV Channels GECs

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories