Sony Grabs the No 2 position; Grabs 245 GRPs

KBC topples other shows across channels to take the no 1 slot with an opening of 5.2

Thursday, August 25, 2011 | 6:11:08 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Sony Entertainment Television continued its dream run, and replaced Colors from the No 2 slot among GECs with a strong 245 GRPS across markets. Empowered by the best fiction and non- fiction shows for its viewers, Sony Entertainment Television has become the Most Watched Television channel and is the No.1 channel in primetime with 154 GRPs.

Mr. Amitabh Bachchan's charisma took centre stage once more with KBC's opening at 5.2 TVRs being the highest recorded for any non-fiction show this year,

SET's fiction shows have shown a stupendous increase as well, where, Bade Acche Laggte Hai struck a chord with the males and females alike and garnered 3.7 TVR for the current week was followed by Saas Bina Sasuraal at 2.4 TVR. CID continued to thrill the audience with an average rating of 3.5 TVR, supplemented by Crime Patrol at 3.1.

The strong line up of shows in both categories of fiction and non-fiction propelled Sony to a very strong No 2 position among Hindi General Entertainment Channels.

Delighted at the channel performance, Ms Sneha Rajani, Senior EVP Business Head, SET, said "KBC 2011 has been the only non-fiction show to open above 5 TVR this year on any Hindi GEC. We are delighted at the performance of all our shows and over the next four to five weeks we will further consolidate our position. We are confident that fiction will be the main growth driver on the channel. With a slew of promising new shows, SET will be a channel to watch out for."

Commenting on the stupendous numbers for SET, Mr NP Singh, COO MSM, said "2011 has been a very good year for us. Sony Entertainment Television is on an upward curve. With the excellent opening of Kaun Banega Crorepati, the fantastic performance of all our  fiction shows and non- fiction shows  we are ready for the next level of growth for the channel and our upcoming shows will simply add to the great performance of the channel." 

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Posted on: 07 November 2011 at 10:33pm

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Posted on: 02 September 2011 at 11:24am
I love Sony for its program for different genre. There were several programs I used to like such as JJKN, Kutumb, Rista.Com, Lovestory and so... on.

KBC, CID , ADALAT and BALH is rocked. I am also waiting eagerly for two new brach of shows in Sony.

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Posted on: 01 September 2011 at 8:52am
CID rocks... 13 years of glory... still giving other shows a run for their money...Long live CID ..Long live Sony

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Posted on: 30 August 2011 at 1:48am
sony rock
just waiting for the day it reaches the first spot
i guess the day is not far with KBC CID Adalat SBS BALH and kuch to log kahenge...
way to go sony

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Posted on: 28 August 2011 at 7:18am
wow. some good shows are indeed from this channel.

good job

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Posted on: 27 August 2011 at 9:15am
Aww .. well deserved :) Its my fav channel :D Sony TV is up with such unique and wonderful shows like Bade ache and moree...

Love watching KBC :) Mr.Bachhan is doing an aweesome job^^

Cant wait for .. Kuch toh log kahenge* Yeaaahhh

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Posted on: 27 August 2011 at 8:55am
@ JustJ - I totally agree! Sony deserves to be number 1! They are a channel that has much more substance than Colours and doesnt need latest movies to increase their trps/grps...

Iam damn sure Sony will be number 1 in future. Keeping fingers crossed Big smile

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Posted on: 27 August 2011 at 1:28am
congratulations to sony tv..its shows really nyc and different

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Posted on: 27 August 2011 at 12:06am
Waiting for the day , when Sony grabs first spot , and kick Colors out of No.1 , as Colors dont deserve that position

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Posted on: 26 August 2011 at 4:13pm
Sony shows do rock lately. BALH, SBS, CID, ADALAT, KBC love those...cant wait till the new show starts too...betting sony trps will hit the roof!

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