Sony on top in three metros - thanks to KBC

August 19th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Amitabh Bachchan New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The fifth season of “Kaun Banega Crorepati” hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan has catapulted Sony TV to the top spot after opening at the Television Viewer Ratings (TVRs) of 5.24.

The show, which went on air Aug 15, opened with 5.24 TVRs in the three metros, taking Sony to the top spot in three metros Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata, according to Television Audience Measurement (TAM) ratings.

“We are delighted with the performance of KBC. These numbers show that we have yet again touched a chord with our viewers,” Sony Entertainment Television Business Head Sneha Rajani said in a statement.

“The impressive opening numbers for KBC is an emphatic endorsement of our promise of delivering wholesome family entertainment,” she added.

Amitabh emerged victorious among Dharmendra and Hrithik Roshan, whose shows “India’s Got Talent” and “Just Dance” opened at 4.5 TVRs and 4.0 TVRs, respectively.

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