Kiccha Sudeep has stuck the gold once again. The actor hosted reality show Bigg Boss Kannada has garnered a huge viewership and has also beaten Puneet Rajkumar's popular show Kannadada Kotyadhipati, the Sandalwood version of Kaun Banega Crorepati, in the TRP battle.
Bigg Boss Kannada has surpassed the popularity of Kannadada Kotyadhipati with a 4.7 TRP rating and as many as 47,000 votes for individual contestants. The TRP ratings of the show are much higher. On an average, the show delivers a TRP of 4.7 per week, according to TAM research.
"People are watching every repeat telecast as well as original episode. We are doing better than KBC (Kannada)," said Raghavendra Hunsur, non-fiction programming head, ETV Kannada.
"On national TV, a contestant gets around 30,000 to 35,000 votes. But here each contestant gets around 47,000 votes depending on the popularity of actors and number of people eliminated," he added. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...