GEC Watch: Zee and Colors share the top spot

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | July 02, 2009
Both Zee and Colors have added GRPs this week, while STAR Plus has lost some

Once again, Zee has sprung a surprise in Week 26 by claiming the top spot in the general entertainment genre, along with Colors, both channels garnering 243 GRPs. Zee has added 16 GRPs over the last week. Both Colors and Zee command a 21 per cent share, as per the latest TAM Media Research data on C&S 4+, HSM audiences.

In Week 22, Zee claimed the second rank with 245 GRPs by leaving behind STAR Plus at No. 3.

STAR Plus has witnessed a loss of GRPs in Week 26 and currently commands 218 GRPs. Its relative share stands at 19 per cent.

NDTV Imagine is at No. 4 in the latest week, with 108 GRPs, 17 GRPs ahead of Sony. The relative shares of NDTV Imagine and Sony are 9 and 8 per cent respectively. SAB is ahead of STAR One with 61 GRPs in Week 26, while the latter managed to record 52 GRPs. Both their channel shares stand at 5 per cent.

The relative shares recorded by DD1 and Sahara One are 4 and 3 per cent respectively. STAR Utsav and 9X have managed to grab 2 per cent share each, while Real has got 1 per cent share.

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (STAR Plus) has garnered a TVR of 6, and is the most watched programme, while Balika Vadhu (Colors) has managed to draw a TVR of 5.5. Bidayi has recorded a TVR of 5.1.

Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo on Zee has got 4.8 TVR, followed by Uttaran on Colors, which garnered a TVR of 4. Na Aana Is Des Laado, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs-09, Chhoti Bahu, Pavitra Rishta and Jai Shri Krishna are the other programmes in the Top 10 list. Zee dominated the charts in Week 26, with four of its shows making it to the Top 10 list.

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