KBC wins over viewers, back among top five shows

Kaun Banega Crorepati, the once popular game show, that touched the heights of popularity at its first season and continued to be be so for many successive seasons, has staged a comeback. Although it is on the fifth spot of What's-on-India's, a TV search and electronic guide provider company's list of the top five Hindi TV series, the show has received high rating for sometime now.

Bigg Boss is still the most watched Hindi television series, according to the report, followed by Balika Vadhu. Bade Acche Lagte Hain and Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai took the third and fourth position on the list respectively.

In the Hindi Movies category on television, cinemas across all genres like comedy, action and drama claimed a spot. Salman Khan-starrer action movie, Wanted clinched the top spot followed by 2012's critically acclaimed movie, Kahaani. The comedy drama, inspired by Chetan Bhagat’s book, 3 Idiots, took the third spot ahead of another Aamir Khan-starrer action movie, Ghajini. Akshay Kumar’s Rowdy Rathore took the last spot in this category.

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The see-saw between Grey’s Anatomy and Two And A Half Men continues as the former topples off the latter to claim top billing. How I Met Your Mother finished third, whereas Supernatural took the fifth and last spot. There was a new entry on this list with Pawn Stars being home and safe on the fourth spot.

In the English Movies category Real Steel clinched the first spot. The Hangover Part II was the runner up in this category followed by Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince, on third spot. Johnny Deep-starrer Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl finished at fourth. Iron Man was on fifth.

In the sports category, another disappointing showing in Nagpur by Team India meant, Barclays Premier League 2012/13 Live, kept Airtel England Tour of India 2012/13 Test Live, at bay once again as the former finished 1st and latter on 2nd spot.

Little change in Kids, Documentaries, Lifestyle and Food category, with Doraemon (Disney Channel & Hungama TV) still at the first spot.

The report made by What’s-On-India has been based on data accumulated from various platforms such as web portal, mobile portal, apps (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Nokia Ovi), iPad and tablet apps, EPG-on-the-Cloud (Mobile TV and IPTV) and other connected devices.

What’s-On-India is a Electronic Program Guide (EPG) and TV Search Company, that powers TV Search on more than 45 million devices including set-top-boxes, recorders as well as apps on mobiles, tablets and smart-TVs. What’s-on-India currently has operations in India and Middle East. It is funded by Intel Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and Wealth First Advisors Pvt. Ltd

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