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Zee Talkies records the highest viewership since BARC inception

Jul 06, 2018

Zee Talkies quelled the storm and rose to becoming the No. 2 Channel of Maharashtra with 153 GRPs (145Mn impressions), giving the leading GECs a run for their money. Zee Talkies boastfully presented a show “Manmandira – Gajar Bhakticha” which created a tornado in Maharashtra and delivered momentous average rating of 1.96 TVR (1.86Mn impressions). With the launch of this show the channel became a slot leader in the 6pm to 7pm slot.


“Manmandira – Gajar Bhakticha”, a new show launched on 25th June, showcases Kirtankaars from various parts of Maharashtra who perform soulful Kirtan. The on-ground event of this show received a jaw dropping attendance of 15000+ audience every single day for a month. These numbers a true indicator of the escalating popularity of Zee Talkies in Maharashtra


The current channel strategy has created a lot of affinity amongst the channel audience, thus making it the No.1 Time Spent Channel among all movie channels in Maharashtra. The channel reaches out to 35.4Mn viewers on a weekly basis making it the second highest reach Channel in the Marathi genre.

Zee Talkies, a pioneer in innovative practices, aspires to offer a mix of quality entertainment and value addition in the lives of its audiences. This show was one such step towards creating a meaningful dialogue with the audiences while providing them with quality entertainment. Going forward, Zee Talkies plans to roll out some key initiatives with the aim to scale the channel to newer heights.


*Source: BARC, Market: All Mah-Goa (U+R), TG: NCCS All 2+, Period: Week 26, 2018


Report By: Charmie Kanabar
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