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Star Plus and Zee TV score high

MUMBAI: It was a ‘no different’ week, since none of the general entertainment channels (GECs) saw a change in their ranking. In the week 27 of TAM TV ratings, Star Plus and Zee TV emerged out as the clear winners.

 

Star Plus crossed the 700 million mark yet again taking its tally to 703,493 GVTs, up from 659,904 GVTs. The channel’s top rated show Saathiya Saath witnessed a drop in the viewership and noted 9,402 TVTs, down from 9,650 TVTs. Its second highest rated show Diya Aur Baati Hum notched up and scored 9,231 TVTs, up from 9,179 TVTs. Another fiction offering, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai saw a huge jump in the ratings and stood at 7,401 TVTs, up from 5,974 TVTs.

 

Second placed, Zee TV also witnessed a huge jump in the viewership. Most of its offerings have seen a growth in the ratings. Thus, the channel’s highest rated show, Jodha Akbar scored 7,998 TVTs, up from 7,254 TVTs, Kumkum Bhagya noted 6,263 TVTs, up from 5,436 TVTs, Qubool Hai registered 5,187 TVTs, up from 4,805 TVTs and India's Best Cine Stars Ki Khoj opened reasonably well and garnered 3,482 TVTs.

 

Despite a drop, Life OK continues its successful run at number three with 347,760 GVTs, down from 358,113 GVTs. The channel’s most popular show Savdhan India saw a slight rise and stood at 2,626 TVTs, up from 2,596 TVTs. Tumhari Pakhi scored 2,086 TVTs, up from 2,002 TVTs.

 

Colors retained its number four position with a huge drop and recorded 320,019 GVTs, down from 320,019 GVTs. Almost all its properties have registered a drop in the viewership. Thus, Balika Vadhu garnered 4,098 TVTs, down from 4,380 TVTs, Beintehaa scored 2,191 TVTs, down from 2,413 TVTs. The channel’s non-fiction properties also saw a drop in the ratings. Thus, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa stood at 3,323 TVTs, down from 3,699 TVTs and Comedy Nights with Kapil maintained at 5,834 TVTs, down from 5,943 TVTs.

 

Sony Entertainment Television (SET) retained its fifth position with 287,707 GVTs, down from 348,733 GVTs. CID, the channel leader scored big this week and recorded 4,145 TVTs, up from 3,700 TVTs. Maharan Veer Pratap, the second rated show saw a drop in the viewership and noted 2,989 TVTs, down from 3,744 TVTs.

 

Last but not the least, Sab garnered 275,947 GVTs, down from 279,874 GVTs. The channel’s top charter, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is achieving new heights every day with 7,019 TVTs, up from 6,895 TVTs. Chidiya Ghar is the second highest rated show with 3,012 TVTs, up from 2,824 TVTs.

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