Colors hops back to number three

Updated: 07:41 PM

MUMBAI: In week 28 of TAM TV ratings, Colors proved its might and bounced back to number three position. It registered 342,279 GVTs, up from 320,019 GVTs. Moreover, it was the only Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) to gain this week, while all the others saw a fall in viewership.

So what worked wonders for the Colors? Almost all its properties have seen an increase in the viewership. Thus, Sasural Simar Ka noted 4,366 TVTs, up from 4,179 TVTs, Uttaran recorded 2,262 TVTs, up from 2,188 TVTs. Talking about its non-fiction properties, Comedy Nights with Kapil witnessed a huge growth in the ratings and garnered 7,615 TVTs, up from 5,834 TVTs, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa registered 4,246 TVTs, up from 3,323 TVTs and The Anupam Kher Show stood at 2,591 TVTs, up from 1,445 TVTs.

Talking about numero uno Star Plus, it continues to dominate the chart by leading the number one position. It stood at 673,330 GVTs, down from 703,493 GVTs. So was it a lull period for the channel? Most of its fiction properties have seen a fall in the viewership. Thus, Pyar Ka Dard Hai noticed 5,111 TVTs, down from 5,258 TVTs, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya scored 7,909, down from 9,402 TVTs, Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Du recorded 2,517 TVTs, down from 2,656 TVTs.

Zee TV enjoys its number two position with 424,522 GVTs, down from 479,080 GVTs. Almost all its properties have seen a drop in the viewership. The channel’s chart leader Jodha Akbar noticed 7,598 TVTs, down from 7,998 TVTs, Aur pyar Ho Gaya observed 3,992 TVTs, down from 4,014 TVTs. Its non-fiction property India's Best Cine Stars Ki Khoj also saw a drop and recorded 2,608 TVTs, down from 3,482 TVTs.

Life OK moves back to number four with 324,996 GVTs, down from 347,760 GVTs. The channel’s hot property Savdhaan India recorded 2,530 TVTs, down from 2,626 TVTs. Maha Dev noted 1,720 TVTs, down from 1,843 TVTs and Gustakh Dil observed 1,772 TVTs, down from 1,809 TVTs.

Sony continues its successful journey at number five with 248,304 GVTs, down from 287,707 GVTs. CID still seems to be the popular among the masses as it scored 4,394 TVTs, up from 4,145 TVTs. Maharana Veer Pratap also saw a rise in the ratings as it 3,056 TVTs and Crime Patrol scored 1789 TVTs, up from 1,732 TVTs.

Sab stood at number six with 248,304 GVTs, down from 275,947 GVTs. The channel’s chart topper Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah recorded 6,460 TVTs, down from 7,019 TVTs. Badi Door se Aaye Hai noted 2,444 TVTs, down from 2,732 TVTs and Chidiya Ghar garnered 2,719 TVTs, down from 3,012 TVTs.

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