GEC Watch: Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus becomes highest ever rated fiction

Jodha Akbar on Zee TV too touched its peak. Boss premiere on Colors yields 8.6 million TVT in Week 47 of TAM 2013

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 29, 2013

The competition among weekday primetime shows got tougher in Week 47 of TAM 2013 with several shows touching their highest ever ratings. While Star Plus’ top running show ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’ crossed 12 million TVT to become the highest ever rated show post-digitisation, its epic series ‘Mahabharat’ also garnered its highest ever ratings. Besides, ‘Saathiya Saath Nibhana’ and ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ helped Star Plus take its primetime viewership to a three-year high.

Zee TV’s epic series ‘Jodha Akbar’ touched its peak in Week 47.

According to TVT data sourced from TAM subscribers for Week 47 (November 17 – November 23) CS 4+, HSM markets, Star Plus continued to rule weekday programming with five of its shows in the top 10 list. Colors levelled with Zee TV with two slots each, leaving one slot for SAB TV.

‘Comedy Night with Kapil’ on Colors retained its leadership among weekend shows with a huge margin. Sony’s ‘CID’ became the second most watched weekend show followed by ‘Nach Baliye 6’ on Star Plus and ‘DID 4’ on Zee TV.

‘Bigg Boss 7’ on Colors continued to improve and recorded 5,491 TVT in Week 47 against 5,316 TVT in Week 46.

The world television premiere of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Boss’ on Colors garnered 8,644 TVT.

Weekday toppers (all data in TVT in 000’s)

Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus broke all TRP records recording 12,298 TVT this week (last week 11,223 TVT).

Jodha Akbar on Zee TV touched its peak with 9,801 TVT in week 47 (last week 9,176 TVT).

SAB’s Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashma retained its No. 3 position recording an average TVT of 8,856 against last week’s 7,782 TVT.

Star Plus’ Saathiya climbed one position to No. 4 position with an average TVT of 8,290 (last week 7,708 TVT).

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus rose to No. 5 position recording 7,863 TVT. The show had an average TVT of 7,335 last week.

Pyaar Ka Dard Hai on Star Plus slipped two positions to No. 6. The show recorded an average TVT of 7,351 (last week 7,774 TVT).

Mahabharat on Star Plus grew further and jumped two positions to No. 7. The show recorded an average TVT of 6,835 (last week 5,807 TVT).

Colors’ Balika Vadhu slipped one position to No. 8, recording 6,684 TVT (last week 7,298 TVT).

Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke on Zee TV grew to No. 9 position with 6,034 TVT (last week 5,742 TVT).

Sasural Simar Ka on Colors was at No. 10. The show fetched 5,905 TVT (last week 6,182 TVT).

Weekend toppers

Comedy Night with Kapil on Colors held its viewership to retain its leadership with huge margin. The show recorded 8,464 TVT (last week 8,588 TVT).

Sony’s crime series, CID, fetched 5,254 TVT against last week’s 4,744 TVT.

Nach Baliye 6 on Star Plus moved up in the order with 4,736 TVT (last week 4,741 TVT).

Dance India Dance Season 4 recorded 4,666 TVT (the show opened at 5,311 TVT).

Life OK’s Shapath recorded 4,057 TVT against last week’s 4,392 TVT.

Sony’s other crime show, Crime Patrol, averaged at 3,255 TVT this week against last week’s 3,887 TVT.

KBC on Sony recorded 3,248 TVT this week (last week 3,738 TVT).

Colors’ thriller, 24, recorded 3,058 TVT (last week 2,881 TVT).


Fear Files on Zee TV fetched 2,856 TVT (last week 3,135 TVT).

Sony’s crime show, Adalat, recorded 2,348 TVT (last week 2,326 TVT).

Comedy Circus on Sony recorded 2,107 TVT (last week 2,262 TVT).

Star Plus’ crime fiction, Arjun, recorded 2,001 TVT (last week 1,989 TVT).


Bhoot Aaya on Sony fetched 1,662 TVT (last week 1,792 TVT).


Bh Se Bhade on Zee TV grew further and fetched 1,650 TVT (last week 2,080 TVT).

(Data sourced from TAM subscribers is based on TG CS 4+ years, HSM markets.)

Also read: GEC Watch: Star Plus, Colors take huge leap as others lose viewership

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