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'KBC 6' opener gets record-breaking 6.1 rating

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's magic touch and powerful campaign "Sirf gyaan hi aapko aapka haq dilaata hai (Only knowledge gets you what you deserve)", has helped the opening episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati 6" (KBC) in getting max

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | 5:59:51 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's magic touch and powerful campaign "Sirf gyaan hi aapko aapka haq dilaata hai (Only knowledge gets you what you deserve)", has helped the opening episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati 6" (KBC) in getting maximum eyeballs. The show, which went on air Sep 7, has registered a 6.1 television rating (TVR).

The show, which was originally telecast on Star Plus when it was launched in 2000, is being aired on Sony since 2010. This season has bagged the highest opening out of all three seasons on the channel.

While the episode aired Sep 7 received a 6.1 TVR, the episode aired on the following day earned a 5.3 TVR, according to television audience measuring agency TAM.

The show is said to have had the highest opening this year across all shows on all general entertainment channels, says Sneha Rajani, senior executive vice president and business head, SET.

"We were confident that viewers would really enjoy watching this season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. The numbers more than corroborate this. We are really pleased with the opening week results and there is a lot more to look forward to on the show in the days to come," Rajani said in a statement.

"Overall, we are delighted at the performance of all our shows and over the next four to five weeks we aim to further consolidate our position," she added.

Produced by Big Synergy Media Ltd, this season of KBC was launched at the weekend slot from Friday to Sunday. The opener saw a special rendition of a powerful narrative on knowledge, by Big B in his distinct baritone.

This season has already got its first crorepati in Manoj Kumar Raina from Kashmir.


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Posted on: 15 September 2012 at 12:21am
afterall its amitabh bachchan

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Posted on: 14 September 2012 at 1:00am
Congrats and good luck to the team

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Posted on: 13 September 2012 at 2:36am
it's a great show and sir's way of representing it is a housefull for sure

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 8:14pm
Arey Wah!!

I love this show. Every time I answer a question right, makes me feel like a million bucks. haha

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 7:26pm
I love Amitabh sir a lot.

He's the supreme.

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 2:23pm
You rock sir ...

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 12:34pm
Aah...KBC Rocks and so does BigB, just wish it was weekly, like last season but never mind :)

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 10:57am
Congratulations K.B.C & Mr. Bacchan!!! :)

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 10:48am
Ist epi just made me realised my gk is more than poor.i need to work on it.btw awsome show.luving it.

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Posted on: 12 September 2012 at 10:21am
kbc rocks!!! love u amitabh ji

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