Ratings of 'Bigg Boss 17' surprised everyone: Finale episode impressed, 'Anupama' slipped to second place while 'Jhanak' remained in top 5.

18 minutes agoAuthor: Kiran Jain

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BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) has released its week's TRP (Television Rating Points) report. In this list, the rating of the reality show 'Bigg Boss 17' has surprised everyone. Of course, the finale episode of the show, which lasted for 6 hours, managed to entertain the audience.

At the same time, there has been an increase in the ratings of Rupali Ganguly and Gaurav Khanna starrer 'Anupama'. Besides, the serial 'Jhanak' is also performing well in the TRP race. So, let's take a look at which show was on top this week and which one was lagging behind:

Number 1 – Bigg Boss 17

Salman Khan hosted 'Bigg Boss' is a reality TV show which is known for its drama, controversies and maintaining suspense till the end. From strange challenges to emotional moments, the finale episode of 'Bigg Boss 17' had everything that kept the audience glued to their seats till the end. With 3.1 million viewership impressions, the show has achieved the first position on the TRP chart for the first time.

Number 2 – Anupama

TV serial 'Anupama' was at number one in the TRP list for a long time. However, despite improving ratings this week, the show slipped to second place. It had 2.7 million viewership impressions last week and has gone up to 2.9 this week. Undoubtedly, the story of the show and the performance of the actors is winning the hearts of the audience.

Number 3 – Lost in someone's love

Shakti Arora and Bhavika Sharma starrer serial 'Gum Hai Kisi Ke Pyaar Mein' is at the third position. This week, the show has received 2.6 million viewership impressions. The show has been successful in keeping the audience engaged with its entertaining storyline.

Number 4 – Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

Rajan Shahi's show 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' is at fourth place. It has received 2.4 million viewership impressions. YRKKH has been running for a very long time. But the audience is still liking every character of the show and every twist in the story.

Number 5 – Jhanka

With 2.3 million viewership impressions, 'Jhanak' managed to cement its place in the top 5 this week too. People are liking this new show very much. It is in the news because of its story and actors like Rishi Kaushik, Hiba Nawab, Krushal Ahuja, Chandni Sharma.

How does BARC check TRP?

Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) estimates the TRP of entire TV channels by taking data from several thousand frequencies. This agency uses a special gadget to measure TRP. Barometers are installed at some places to measure TRP. These barometers use certain frequencies to find out which program or channel is being watched the most and how often.

Through this meter, every minute TV information is sent to the monitoring agency. This team analyzes the information received from the barometer and decides what is the TRP of which channel or program.

A list of the most popular channels is made according to Television Rating Point (TRP) and then the data of top 10 TRP TV serials, TV news channels is made public on weekly or monthly basis.

How important is TRP?

TRP is very important for advertisers because it helps advertisers to easily know on which channel their products or services will get maximum benefit by advertising. Every advertiser likes to advertise on the channel with highest TRP.

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