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GEC Watch: Star Plus dominates weekday programming with 7 shows in top 10

Colors’ Bigg Boss enters top-10 club along with Balika Vadhu. Zee TV has two shows and SAB TV has one show among top 10 weekday shows in Week 50 of TAM 2013

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | December 23, 2013


Star Plus’ dominance in weekday programming grew further with the channel holding 7 slots in top-10 shows in Week 50 of TAM 2013. Bigg Boss on Colors made the cut and entered the top-10 club along with Balika Vadhu. According to TVT data sourced from TAM subscribers for Week 50 (December 8 – December 14) CS 4+, HSM markets, Zee TV held 2 slots and SAB TV had one slot in top-10 weekday shows.

Among weekend shows, ‘Comedy Night with Kapil’ on Colors remained the chart topper followed by ‘DID 4’ on Zee TV at No. 2. Sony’s ‘CID’ stood at No. 3 followed by ‘Nach Baliye 6’ on Star Plus.

‘Bigg Boss 7’ on Colors recorded 5.7 TVM in Week 50 against 5.3 TVM in Week 49.

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

Diya Aur Baati Hum on Star Plus grew this week to 11.6 TVM this week (last week 10.2 TVM).

Jodha Akbar on Zee TV too strengthened its position at No. 2 and garnered 10.1 TVM in Week 50 (last week 9.4 TVM).

Star Plus’ Saathiya retained its No. 3 position with an average TVM of 8.8 (last week 8.8 TVM).

SAB’s Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashma climbed one position to No. 4 recording an average TVT of 8.5 TVM against last week’s 7.2 TVM.

Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus slipped one position to No. 5 despite adding more viewers this week. The show recorded an average viewership of 8 TVM (last week 7.5 TVM).

Star Plus’ epic series, Mahabharat, strengthened its position at No. 6. The show recorded an average TVM of 7.4 TVM (last week 6.7 TVM).

Pyaar Ka Dard Hai held its viewership as well as No. 7 position with 6.7 TVM (last week 6.6 TVM).

Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke on Zee TV grew two positions to No. 8 this week. The show recorded 6.4 TVM (last week 5.9 TVM).

Saraswatichandra on Star Plus entered the top-10 club at No. 9 garnering 6.2 TVM (last week 5.6 TVM).

There were 3 shows at No. 10 with a viewership of 5.7 TVM. While Bigg Boss made the cut to enter the top-10 club, Colors’ Balika Vadhu too made a comeback. Veera on Star Plus also fetched 5.7 TVM.

Weekend toppers

Comedy Night with Kapil on Colors remained the weekend chart topper with 7.4 TVM (last week 7.5 TVM).

Dance India Dance Season 4 strengthened its position at No. 2 recording a viewership of 5.1 TVM (last week 4.6 TVM).

Sony’s crime series, CID, also grew further and shared No. 2 position with 5.1 TVM against last week’s 4.2 TVM.

Nach Baliye 6 on Star Plus fetched 3.9 TVM (last week 3.9 TVM).

Sony’s other crime show, Crime Patrol, averaged at 3.8 TVM (last week 3.8 TVM).

Boogie Woogie on Sony dropped to 3.6 TVM in second week after opening at 4.4 TVM.

Life OK’s Shapath recorded 3.1 TVM against last week’s 3.5 TVM.

Colors’ thriller, 24, recorded 2.9 TVM (last week 2.5 TVM).


Fear Files on Zee TV fetched 2.6 TVM (last week 2.9 TVM).


Bh Se Bhade on Zee TV witnessed a slight drop in viewership this week and fetched 2 TVM (last week 2.3 TVM).

Star Plus’ crime fiction, Arjun, recorded 1.8 TVM (last week 2.2 TVM).


(Data sourced from TAM subscribers is based on TG CS 4+ years, HSM markets. All the data are in TVM = Television Viewership in Millions)

Also read: GEC Watch: Star Plus boosts leadership; Colors returns to No. 2

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