SET: The only loser in week 42

MUMBAI: It was a no different week for the Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs), according to the week 42 of TAM TV ratings, as all the channels maintained their ranking order. 


On the viewership front, except for Sony Entertainment Television (SET), rest all the channels have observed a rise.


Star Plus continues to lead the chart with 600,523 GVTs, up from 598,185 GVTs. The channel’s talk show, which deals with social issues and hosted by Aamir Khan, Satyamev Jayate, lost few numbers and registered 2,444 TVTs, down from 4,916 TVTs.


Its fiction offerings have done well. The chart leader series Diya Aur Baati Hum seems to earn new numbers every week as it scored 9,075 TVTS, up from 8,455 TVTs, Saathiya Saath scored 8,105 TVTs, up from 7,879 TVTs and Ye Hai Mohabatein recorded 7,498 TVTs, up from 7,353 TVTs.


At number two stood Colors with 436,422 GVTs, up from 432,481 GVTs. Sasural Simar Ka continues to be number one in the fiction space with 6,375 GVTs, up from 5,771 TVTs. At number two is Udaan which saw a hike in the viewership as it reported 6,006 TVTs, up from 5,480 TVTs and Balika Vadhu ranks third with 4,809 TVTs, up from 4,412 TVTs.


Zee at number three garnered 418,103 GVTs, up from 412,888 GVTs. Jodha Akbar continues to be the number one show for the channel as it scored 8,075 TVTS, up from 7,732 TVTs. Kumkum Bhagya seems to attract good amount of eyeballs as it reported 7,351 TVTs, up from 6,953 TVTs and Jamai Raja stood at 6,553 TVTs, up from 6,232 TVTs.


Life OK stays happy at number four with 301,763 GVTs, up from 292,327 GVTs. The channel’s crime property Savdhan India reported 2,380 TVTS, up from 2,247 TVTs. The much hyped Ekta Kapoor’s series with Sonali Bendre as the lead - Ajeeb Daastan Hai Ye observed a fall in the viewership and stood at 1,201 TVTs, down from 1,223 TVTs.


At number five stands Sab with 276,437 GVTs, up 272,524 GVTs. The channel’s top leader Taarek Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah scored 6,047 TVTs, up from 5,753 TVTs and Chidiya Ghar lost numbers and registered 2,115 TVTs, down from 2,383 TVTs.

SET shed numbers and noticed 228,235 GVTs, down from 244,573 GVTs. Its crime property CID continues to be the number one and witnessed 2,805 TVTs, up from 1,307 TVTs. Maharana Pratap ranks second with 2,698 TVTs, up from 2,642 TVTs. 


Sony Pal, the second GEC from Multi Screen Media (MSM) plate, observed a marginal rise in the ratings and delivered 25,326 GVTs, up from 23,814 GVTs. On the other hand Zindagi too witnessed a hike in the ratings and reported 21,028 GVTs, up from 19,978 GVTs and Big Magic recorded 55 million GVTs, down from 57 million GVTs, it recorded in week 41 of TAM TV ratings.

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