Television

Vivo IPL 2018 final breaks multiple viewership records

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/07/IPL.jpg?itok=WXpcysjA

MUMBAI:  The VIVO IPL final on 27 May 2018 garnered a record viewership on both digital and TV, as per figures released by the broadcaster Star. The final, which was aired live on 17 channels across eight different languages, powered the network's growth by 34 per cent with 52.9 million average impressions.

The final between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad was produced with 11 live feeds across the TV network and Hotstar. The match had the highest reach (211 million across screens) in the history of the cash-rich league.

Hotstar hit a world record for concurrent online viewing with 10.7 million viewers for the final. The contest that saw CSK’s Shane Watson score a century to hand the yellow brigade its third IPL trophy helped Hotstar create a new record of over 10 million concurrent users.

The match witnessed a sudden hike from eight million to 9.1 million and then to 9.7 million before hitting the 10.7 million mark.

The Grand Finale on television was watched by a historic 160 million fans across Star TV network (not including DD) versus last year’s figure of 121 million, recording a 32 per cent growth in reach. This is the highest television reach recorded for any match in the history of the tournament.

The television viewership for the tournament as measured by average half hourly time-weighted impressions was 1.4 billion impressions (U+R 2+) with a growth of 15 per cent. The viewership growth in urban audiences was 26 per cent.

The total television viewership for the tournament as measured by gross impressions was 9.985 billion impressions with a growth of 19 per cent across urban + rural and 30 per cent in urban audiences.

Also Read:

Star spending up to Rs 2 cr on production per IPL match

Hotstar creates record of 10 mn plus concurrent viewers for IPL finale 

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/14/hbo.jpg?itok=wUtSo7w9
HBO and HBO HD to premiere ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ on Nov 16

MUMBAI: Say bonjour to scurrying Nifflers and hovering Thestrals, as Newt Scamander unearths dark secrets in the magical world of Paris! Prepare to be bewitched as ‘Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald’ premieres on HBO and HBO HD on Saturday, 16 November, 9pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/14/child_0.jpg?itok=S6842-TU
Nickelodeon launches #Khulkebolo campaign for Children's Day

MUMBAI: What is the most beautiful thing about kids? It is their innocence which is often lost as they grow older. Embracing this innocence and honesty of kids, this Children’s Day, Nickelodeon India has launched the campaign – #Khulke Bolo – encouraging kids to be themselves and speak openly...

Television TV Channels Kids
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/14/epic.jpg?itok=5KA8GX2g
EPIC Channel and Amar Chitra Katha announce content collaboration

MUMBAI: EPIC – India’s Storytellers and a showcase for the best India-centric content, announced a content partnership with Amar Chitra Katha - the custodians of India's greatest stories. As part of the collaboration between two of India’s most popular storytellers, the tales from ACK Media and...

Television TV Channels Factual
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/14/volley.jpg?itok=uIwwKlnL
Pro Volleyball league secures RuPay as tittle sponsor till season 4

MUMBAI: The RuPay Pro Volleyball League is an initiative of Volleyball Federation of India and Baseline Ventures with Sony Sports Network as broadcast partners. The season 2 of the league starts on 7th February 2020. In a major boost for the Pro Volleyball League, the league has announced that they...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/14/viv.jpg?itok=lmLkfanT
Romedy NOW celebrates Children's Day with #WingsToDream

Romedy Now, India’s one of the leading English Entertainment Channel celebrates this Children’s Day with its unique initiative, #WingsToDream that empowers children to explore and live their dreams.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/14/day.jpg?itok=TppWpqqM
Kids' channels and Children's Day programming

For kids’ channels, Children’s Day is the most important day of the year. Despite not raking in any special reach or viewership, channels yet air special episodes for their young audiences.

Television TV Channels Kids
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/13/sangeeta.jpg?itok=ZChAOl8N
Sangeetha Aiyer calls it a day at Network18 Media & Investments

MUMBAI: After almost a decade, Sangeetha Aiyer has stepped down from her mandate as head marketing, digital business at Network18 Media & Investments Ltd. As part of her recent elevation, she was responsible for the marketing and brand initiatives of Network 18 digital platforms which include...

Television TV Channels People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/13/zee.jpg?itok=Vu-4HoW3
Zee Digital crosses 100 million unique monthly users in september 2019

MUMBAI: For the first time, Zee Digital breached the 100-million unique monthly users mark in comScore India ranking in the month of September 2019. The latest comScore report placed Zee Digital ahead of many leading networks on the basis of unique users under the news and information category in...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/13/shilpa.jpg?itok=F_lzMsuq
Luke Coutinho on Shilpa Shetty as a mother: not just supper stars

MUMBAI: The Season Opener of Not Just Supper Stars had Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who juggles her multi role as a mother, a fitness enthusiast and an actor came along with her fitness coach Luke Coutinho to talk everything personal including her secrets on balancing work and family life. Available as...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories