'Crime Patrol': Episodes on Delhi rape case yield high viewership

Two episodes of TV show 'Crime Patrol', which depicted the gang rape of Dec 16, 2012, yielded high viewership.

Friday, September 27, 2013 | 2:08:09 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 5 Comments  |  2925 Views

Two episodes of TV show 'Crime Patrol', which depicted the gang rape of Dec 16, 2012, yielded high viewership.

"The Delhi rape case episode has made 'Crime Patrol' the number one show this week. We had a total of 10.4 million TVT's (Television Viewership in Thousands)," says Sneha Rajani, executive vice president and business head, Sony Entertainment Television.

The channel has decided to repeat the episodes.

"The episode will be repeated. But there is nothing special which has been done for the repeat telecast," Rajani added.

The ratings were expected.

"We were expecting this. It was a case which awakened the nation. It was very sad and it shook everyone up," said Rajani.

On Dec 16, 2012, a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was raped by six people, including a juvenile, inside a moving bus in Delhi. Four of the convicts were recently sentenced to death.

The show depicted the incident. It was not done to sensationalize the issue, the show's host Anup Soni had earlier said.

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  • Posted on: 30 September 2013 at 12:37amanuj86

    tamasha of a horrific incident and using to get more viewers
    just sick

  • Posted on: 28 September 2013 at 7:12amspsharmila

    CP is a wonderful show...they never sensationalise the crime..its a very realistic show with good performance by the actors.

  • Posted on: 27 September 2013 at 8:12amcharu_81

    CP is the best. They showed the case very well without sensationalizing. The performances was good by each actor..

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    PROTIM21, Hanalita, spsharmila, meenu0701
  • Posted on: 27 September 2013 at 6:34amangelic.pari

    yeah i specially took out time to watch the case... it was really so sad Unhappy

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  • Posted on: 27 September 2013 at 6:23amMuskaan92

    Crime Patrol is the best...
    Love you Crime Patrol..
    Keep it up...

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    PROTIM21, charu_81

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