Updated: 5:30 PM
MUMBAI: Week 18 of TAM TV ratings was a dull period for the major general entertainment channels (GECs). Zee TV and Colors were the two channels that suffered the most, this week.
Despite shedding numbers, Zee TV continues to stand at number two with 409,010 GVTs, down from 444,500 GVTs. Its new entrant in the comedy space Gangs of Haseepur lost numbers in the second consecutive week and registered 1,916 TVTs, a major fall from 2,727 TVTs. The channel’s historical series Jodha Akbar also saw a drop in its viewership and registered 9,139 TVTs, down from 9,834 TVTs. Its other fictional offerings like Do Dil Bandhe… saw a major rise and noted 5,179 TVTs, up from 4,941 TVTs.
Colors occupied the third place with 396,193 GVTs, down from 423,262 GVTs. All its popular fictional offerings have witnessed a fall in the ratings. Thus, Madhubala recorded 2,925 TVTs, down from 3,106 TVTs; Balika Vadhu saw a slight fall and noted 4,440 TVTs, down from 4,545 TVTs and Uttaran garnered 3,254 TVTs, down from 3,485 TVTs. On the other hand, the channel’s reality shows have created a boom. Comedy Nights with Kapil reported 7,198 TVTs, up from 6,992 TVTs, Khatron Ke Khiladi five scored 6,570 TVTs, up from 5,752 TVTs.
Star Plus, even after shedding numbers stands strong at number one. Its chart topper Diya Aur Baati Hum scored 12,233 TVTs, down from 13,301 TVTs. Saathiya Saath is the second highest rated show for the channel which saw a drop and rated 8,885 TVTs, down from 9,503 TVTs. Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has seen a new rise every week. This week it scored 7,573 TVTs, up from 7,490 TVTs.
Life OK stays happy at number four with 360,213 GVTs, up from 349,580 GVTs. The channel’s most popular series Shapath recorded 2,852 TVTs, a slight rise from 2,546 TVTs. Savdhan India noted 2,480 TVTs, up from 2,153 TVTs. Its reality show Welcome Bazi showcased a slight rise and generated 1,473 TVTs, up from 1,322 TVTs.
Sony Entertainment Television maintained its stability at number five and registered 290,948 GVTs, down from 297,073 GVTs. Jee Le Zara reported 1,297 TVTs, down from 1,305 TVTs, Maharana Pratap garnered 2,858 TVTs, a slight high from 2,828 TVTs. Its crime property Crime Patrol garnered 2,680 TVTs, up from 2,624 TVTs.
Last but not the least, Sab which stands at number six scored 267,113 GVTs, up from 260,127 GVTs. Its chart topper Taarak Mehta noted 5,880 TVTs, down from 6,098 TVTs. The channel’s game show - Sab Khelo sab Jeeto saw a rise in the viewership and stood at 1,582 TVTs, up from 1,456 TVTs.
In the movie genre: Zee Cinema reported 18,8125 GVTs, down from 203,672 GVTs; Movies OK scored 143,794 GVTs, up from 123,291 GVTs; &pictures garnered 82,537 GVTs, up from 85,904 GVTs; Zee Anmol earned 74,074 GVTs, up from 71,400 GVTs and Max registered a fall, as it recorded 457,415 GVTs, down from 495,922 GVTs.