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'Bigg Boss’ Kannada continues to peak in season 2

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MUMBAI: Endemol’s most successful reality format Bigg Boss has done it again! Season 2 of Bigg Boss Kannada hosted by Sudeep, aired on Suvarna TV, Star Network’s Kannada General Entertainment Channel, has hit the top of the charts and has been increasingly gaining popularity with audiences across age groups. The unpredictable format of the show has won over the viewers’ attention and loyalty garnering a 6.41 TVR in the last week of August with an average of 753 million viewers; an approximate 25 per cent increase over the 604 million viewers for Season 1 of the show.

As unpredictable and entertaining as ever this seasons’ numerous surprises have ensured that Bigg Boss Kannada is one of the most talked about shows on regional television. The anticipation and the excitement for the launch of the second season was palpable right from the start; it launched at 961 TVM vs. 661 TVM in the first season. The show also contributes approximately 40 per cent of the channel’s GVM and is one of the key factors attributing to the channels current number 2 position.

Endemol India COO – Television Abhishek Rege said, “The combination of Superstar Sudeep, the Bigg Boss Kannada House, an intriguing mix of housemates and Suvarna TV is an explosive one. The disruptive and differentiated format and content of the show has hit a high note with the audiences and the peaking TVR’s and the show’s gaining popularity are evidence of the same. We are encouraged by the fantastic response received by Bigg Boss Kannada Season 2 and hope that the legacy of record breaking TRP’s for Bigg Boss continues.”

Bigg Boss Kannada Season-2 based on the successful format of “Big Brother” airs every day at 8 PM only on Suvarna TV.

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