Television

Star Plus, Zee TV & Life OK gain big

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2014/06/26/TAM.jpg?itok=PwF4ItNb

MUMBAI: The war for the ‘best among the rest’ continues even as the general entertainment channels (GECs) saw no change in the positions this week. In the week 25 of TAM TV ratings, while Star Plus, Zee TV and Life OK gained big, the other GECs saw a drop in the viewership.

Thus, Star Plus continues to be at the top with 660,737 GVTs, up from 625,842 GVTs. The channel’s mythological series Mahabharat witnessed a slight drop and stood at 6,368 TVTs, down from 6,472 TVTs. Its fiction offerings also noticed a drop in the viewership. Thus, its chart topper Diya Aur Baati Hum recorded 8,953 TVTs, down from 9,361 TVTs, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai noted 6,087 TVTs, down from 6,185 TVTs. But that wasn’t the case with Saathiya Saath which saw a huge jump and scored 8,149 TVTs, up from 6,856 TVTs.

Second placed Zee registers 400,337 GVTs, up from 375,662 GVTs. Its historic property Jodha Akbar scored 7,664TVTs, down from 7,736TVTs. Kumkum Bhagya saw a rise in the ratings and registered 4,943 TVTs, up from 3,538 TVTs. Qubool Hai garnered 4,402 TVTs, up from 3,791 TVTs.

Despite a fall, Colors retained its number three position with 351,470 GVTs, down from 365,827 GVTs. Its first-of-its-kind property, Mission Sapne which allows celebrities from different walks of life to leverage their fame for the benefit of the common man, saw a drop in the ratings this week. It scored 1,668 TVTs, down from 2,836 TVTs. On the other hand, Comedy Nights with Kapil witnessed a jump in the viewership with 5,854 TVTs, up from 5,582 TVTs. Talking about the channel’s fiction offerings; Balika Vadhu saw a rise in the ratings and noted 4,473 TVTs, up from 3,938 TVTs.

Life OK at number four witnessed 332,990 GVTs, up from 319,452 GVTs. Gustakh Dil scored 1,829 TVTs, down from 2,019 TVTs, Tumhari Pakhi noted 2,348 TVTs, down from 2,515 TVTs. The channel’s non-fiction properties Shapath garnered 2,676 TVTs, up from 2,510 TVTs.

Sony Entertainment Television (SET) saw a fall in the ratings and garnered 297,528 GVTs, down from 300,118 GVTs. Maharan Veer Pratap recorded 3,148 TVTs, down from 3,341 TVTs. Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega also witnessed a fall and registered 2,085 TVTs, down from 2,222 TVTs. CID stood at 3,341 TVTs, down from 3,411 TVTs.

Sab at number six garnered 279,412 GVTs, down from 286,993 GVTs. Its fiction offerings have worked well for the channel. Thus, the channel’s chart topper Tarak Mehta scored 7,034 TVTs, up from 6,159 TVTs and Chidiya Ghar registered 2,777 TVTs, up from 2,448 TVTs.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/17/NP-Singh-800x800.jpg?itok=9Q8ejJHe
Sony targets 9m HD subs & sub-continental diaspora with contemporary B'wood, youth-focused Rox in Dolby quality

Sony Pictures Network India (SPN) has launched its second channel in music genre. The group has strengthened its position in the Hindi music space bringing in Sony Rox HD, a youth-focused contemporary Hindi music high-definition channel.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/16/big-magic-ganga.jpg?itok=LgCwAIHn
Big Ganga strengthens weekend programming; four shows planned in Jan

Big Ganga has scheduled the launch four new shows -- Litti-Chokha, Ganga Sankranti, Buddha and Biraha in January.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/16/Ganesh%20Rajaram-800x800.jpg?itok=tjDzhz58
'Asia's Got Talent' s2 to air on AXN; multi-year deal with FreemantleMedia confirmed

MUMBAI: The search for "Asia's Got Talent" will continue in Season 2 this year after its successful first season in 2015. Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, has finalised terms with FremantleMedia International for the talent show's rights.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/16/Barkha-Dutt_0.jpg?itok=NrqDV69-
Barkha Dutt bids adieu to NDTV; hints at new venture

NEW DELHI: It’s the season for saying good-byes and starting afresh. It’s now Barkha Dutt’s turn to do so.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/16/m-k-anand.jpg?itok=NtDCYt2p
Unsponsored 'Remonetise India' simulcast on all Times channels without ads

Times Network, the broadcast arm of the Times Group initiated, ‘Remonetise India - A Citizen's Pledge’, a nationwide crusader campaign, urging Indians to take the next step from demonetization and Pledge for Growth.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/14/886-Private-Television-Channels-In-India.jpg?itok=OcWbQSq9
Dec '16: Private TV channels now number 899

NEW DELHI: The total number of private television channels has risen to 899, with nine new television channels cleared in December 2016.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/14/abdul.jpg?itok=2rb_-m03
Network 18 board approves amalgamation of subsidiaries; adjusted operating profit down in Q3-17

BENGALURU: The Network 18 Media and Investments Limited (Network 18) board on the recommendations of the audit committee has given the nod for amalgamation of its wholly owned subsidiaries with itself to simplify the corporate structure, consolidate businesses, and gain synergy and scale benefits...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/14/Michael%2BLynton.jpg?itok=o1QX6rjN
Sony Entertainment CEO Lynton stepping down; Hirai to take on more responsibility

MUMBAI: Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton will on 2 February reportedly step down as he plans to focus on his role as the chairman of the board of Snap Inc., owner of Snapchat.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/01/13/vijay-goel-800x800.jpg?itok=baKuOtSh
IOA suspension revoked following Kalmadi, Chautala's removal

Following the "corrective action in reversing the decisions with regard to Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala," the suspension of the Indian Olympic Committee by the Government has been revoked. Chautala and Kalmadi had been made life presidents of IOA but the decision was reversed in view of...

Television TV Channels Sports

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories