‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ successful run on Sony Entertainment Television Asia came to an end on Thursday (9th December) but the channel is celebrating its overnight figures.

Ratings agency aMap has indicated that the finale episode had a rating of 5.5 whereas the opening episode had a 5. Furthermore, the ratings also showed that the one hour fifty minute episode beat off competition from the likes of Star Plus, ZEE TV and Colors.

Ajit Thakur, Marketing Head Sony TV, confirmed the news toTellyChakkar. He said, “Yes, the finale did well rating-wise. We are happy the show ended on a good note. So, we are coming up with its next season!”

The channel is already making plans for the next series of ‘KBC’. The new dance reality TV show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’ will replace ‘KBC’ in the 21:00 slot on Monday and Tuesdays.