KOLKATA: When it comes to Bengali News channels and their performance then Kolkata TV is the clear winner, as per the TAM TV ratings. In week 17, the channel’s gross viewership in thousands (GVTs) was way ahead than any other in the state. It garnered 960 GVTs as compared to the 850 GVTs a week earlier.
ABP Anando, from the house of ABP Group, stood second with 418 GVTs against 391 GVTs of last week. At number three was 24 Ghanta which saw a drop as it scored 335 as compared to the 338 in week 16.
Last but not the least, the newly launched, Focus TV, is seen to make a mark as GVTs increased from 42 to 103.
A city based media expert talking about Kolkata TV gaining said: "The distribution of Kolkata is quite strong. Also, its catchy programmes can contribute to its number one position."