Sab dislodges Life OK from No 4 position

MUMBAI: In the week 43 of TAM TV ratings, Sony Entertainment Television’s (SET) sister channel - Sab has been served with a pleasant surprise. The channel has surpassed Life OK and taken the number four spot at the ratings chart. It saw a significant growth and delivered 287,091 GVTs, up from 276,437 GVTs in the previous week.

The channel’s offerings like Chandrakant CSB and Chintu aur Pintu have witnessed a significant growth in the viewership. It recorded 1,041 TVTs, up from 972 TVTs and 1,137 TVTs, up from 1,089 TVTs. On the other hand, its chart topper Taarek Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has seen a drop in the ratings and noted 4,966 TVTs, down from 6,047 TVTs.

Apart from SET, all the other general entertainment channels (GECs) witnessed a drop in the ratings, thanks to the festival of lights - Diwali. Thus, Star Plus continues to lead the pack with 594,825 GVTs, down from 600,523 GVTs. Its fiction offering - Diya Aur Baati Hum continues to rule the chart with 8,819 TVTs, down from 9,075 TVTs, Saathiya Saath ranks number two with 6,895 TVTs, down from 8,105 TVTs and at number three stood Ye Hai Mohababtein which also saw a drop and registered 6,732 TVTs, down from 7,498 TVTs. Its awards property - Star Box Office Awards rated 4.5 million TVTs.

Despite a drop, Colors continues to occupy second position with 432,194 GVTs, down from 436,422 GVTs. In the week 43, Comedy Nights with Kapil ranked number one with 6,393 TVTs, down from 6,863 TVTs. In the fiction space, Sasural Simar Ka scored 5,695 TVTs, down from 6,735 TVTs, Udaan noticed 5,002 TVTs, down from 6,006 TVTs and Balika Vadhu reported 4,426 TVTs, down from 4,809 TVTs. Indian Telly Awards garnered 3.6 million TVTs.

Zee TV at number three observed 393,512 GVTs, down from 418,103 GVTs. The channel’s historic property - Jodha Akbar garnered 6,667 TVTs, down from 8,045 TVTs, Kumkum Bhagya recorded 6,338 TVTs, down from 7,351 TVTs and Jamai Raja observed 5,528 TVTs, down from 6,553 TVTs.

Life OK moved to number five with 256,529 GVTs, down from 301,763 GVTs. Almost all its properties have dropped eyeballs. Thus, Savdhan India noted 1,992 TVTs, down from 2,380 TVTs, Mahadev scored 1,548 TVTs, down from 1,815 TVTs and the channel’s stint with comedy titled Comedy Classes registered 1,509 TVTs, down from 1,827 TVTs.

Along with its sister channel, SET was also the gainer this week with 247,590 GVTs, up from 228,235 GVTs. Thanks to its long-lasting crime property - CID that garnered 3,138 TVTs, up from 2,805 TVTs and its fiction show - Hum Hain Na that witnessed 1,359 TVTs, up from 1,263 TVTs.

Big Magic registered 59,042 GVTs, up from 54,737 GVTs. Zindagi saw some eyeballs this week and scored 26,614 GVTs, up from 21,028 GVTs and Sony Pal stood at 26,215 GVTs, up from 25,326 GVTs. 

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