KBC gets a smashing response for 5 Crore episode

Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 shatters all records with 7.2 & 8 TVR for the 5 Crore Episode

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 | 4:26:50 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: india-forums.com  |  Comments 24 Comments  |  9506 Views

Sony Entertainment Television and its iconic show Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 has shattered TVRs and has emerged as the monster hit of Television in the country last week.

Powered by its' Koi Bhi Insaan Chota Nahi Hota' promise, and the charisma of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, KBC has emerged a clear winner with 7.2 TVR and 8TVR respectively for the iconic episode aired on 1st and 2nd November, where India witnessed and celebrated the success of the 5 crore winner from 'Motihari,Bihar Mr Sushil Kumar.

Averaging at 6.4 TVR for the week, KBC strengthens Sony at No 2 position with 287 GRPs and No 1 in the DTH space with 49 & channel share in the week 45 of TAM. Star Plus maintains its first position with a GRP of 335 and at the third position is Colors with 240 GRP.

"Speaking on Kaun Banega Crorepati's stupendous ratings, Ms Sneha Rajani, Senior EVP and Business Head, Sony Entertainment Television said, "We are ecstatic and humbled with the stupendous ratings on KBC. The success of Sushil Kumar in KBC is an emphatic endorsement of the fact that KBC is not just a game show, but a melting pot of knowledge and aspirations of the aam aadmi, and the numbers show that KBC this season has broken all barriers of demography and geography and transformed lives of people all across our great country. Leading the way in KBC , we have our very own legend Mr Amitabh Bachchan, who has changed the face of  television, and our lives, in many ways than one, he has proved beyond doubt that he is the greatest superstar not just of the big screen but of the small screen too. I thank the entire team for gives us this path breaking season of KBC."

  

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  • Posted on: 10 November 2011 at 3:43amalvi_Omi429

    he is best host jis tarah wo aam bande se baat karte hain even he is super star i luv this show the format of show is superb n its tag line Koi Bhi Insaan Chota Nahi Hota which attracts the most ...keep it up guys

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  • Posted on: 10 November 2011 at 2:36amSandCastle.

    The Show & the Epi r Seriously Iconic...!!! I Luv it so much <3

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 11:15pmDiyaS

    This show is wonderful and deserves the top ratings! Inspiring episodes to watch an 'aam aadmi' realise his dreams :)))Big B is ann awesome host!

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 10:36pmibelieveinpink

    Go Big B!!!! WOW!! That's awesome!! I'm back such a show is doing so well!!!

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 9:55pm_YuviFanatic_

    I'm gonna miss KBC and Amitabh sir again :(
    I wish KBC seasons never end but we have to wait for good things in life. No one could be a better host than Amitabh sir and I'll wait for the next season :-)

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 5:14pmlive_life

    deservinng person won, so happy for him and KBC :)

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 4:04pmshivani003

    This is great news! Yea that was indeed an iconic episode. I really hope some day Sony will toplle off SP to no. 1 spot cos they truly dserve it.

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 2:38pmKeva

    That is fantastic. The episode was awesome. Thank god we still have sensible people watching TV. This is currently the only show that deserves good ratings.

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 1:33pmSuneel_kumar

    This show is all time blockbuster

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  • Posted on: 09 November 2011 at 12:33pmnikita_88

    I am glad for Sony... incredible coverage!

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