GEC Watch: Star Plus, Zee and SAB are the biggest gainers of the week

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing
Last updated : October 11, 2012
While Colors stands at No. 2, it is Zee and SAB which are the biggest gainers in Week 40 of 2012. Zee has gained 14 points in the current week to clock 231 GRPs, while Star Plus and SAB acquired six points over the previous week.

Star Plus


Zee TV


In the current week (Week 40) of 2012, the biggest gainers among the Hindi general entertainment channels (GECs) are Star Plus, Zee TV and SAB. Though Sony too has gained three extra points this week, Zee TV has seen the largest gain.

Star Plus has maintained its position at No. 1 and gained six extra GRPs to garner 274 GRPs in the current week, against 268 GRPs of last week (Week 39).

Viacom18's Colors stands at No. 2, with no change in its GRP numbers. The channel is stable at 233 GRPs. At No. 3 position in the top GECs list, Zee TV has achieved 231 GRPs, up from last week's 217 GRPs.

The two general entertainment channels of Multi Screen Media, Sony and SAB TV, stand at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively. This week however, Sony has gained three points to clock 205 GRPs. Meanwhile, SAB has gained six points to clock 128 GRPs in the current week.

Life Ok, at No. 6, has gained 121 GRPs, down from last week's 124 GRPs. At No. 7, Sahara One has garnered 33 GRPs, down from last week's 34 GRPs.

STAR Utsav, at No. 8, has registered 30 GRPs, down from 31 GRPs that it had garnered last week.

Diya Aur Baati Hum (Star Plus) leads the list of the 10 most-watched programmes, clocking a TVR of 5.1 (6.7 TVRs in the last week), followed by Sony's Kaun Banega Crorepati at the second position with 4.3 TVRs (3.5 TVRs in the last week).

Star's Saathiya Saath Nibhana is at the third spot with 3.9 TVRs (3.7 TVRs in the last week).

At No. 4, Colors' Balika Vadhu acquired 3.6 TVRs (4.1 TVRs in the last week). Next in the list is Colors' India's Got Talent with 3.5 TVRs (3.1 TVRs in the last week).

Sony's CID (2.9 TVRs in the last week) and Bade Achhe Lagte Hain (3.7 TVRs in the last week) share the sixth spot with 3.3 TVRs each.

Star's Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon stands at No. 8 with 3.2 TVRs (3.0 TVRs in the last week).

The ninth spot is shared by Zee TV's two properties, Punarvivah (2.5 TVRs in the last week) and Pavitra Rishta (2.6 TVRs in the last week) with 3.1 TVRs.

First Published : October 11, 2012

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