ZEE TV is celebrating after its show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa – Challenge 2007’ hit a record ratings high last week.

It scored a rating of 8.4 TVRs on Saturday 21st July 21 (featuring Salman Khan) and 5.8 TVRs on Friday 20th July. This show helped the channel fetch a weekly GRP of 303 ratings, overall making ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007’ the highest rated programme in the entire GEC segment in the week. The one and a half hour long programme had a reach of 18.2%, taking ZEE TV to 303 GRP, while STAR Plus and Sony Entertainment Television Asia had 351 GRP and 138 GRP, respectively.

Ashish Kaul, Executive Vice-President, ZEEL, remarked, “We are thrilled with ratings of the Challenge 2007. The ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ series has been very successful since inception. We are overwhelmed by the response the show has garnered since the time it was launched. It provides an impetus to strive harder and clearly boosts the morale of the team. We will continue to put in our best efforts into making other shows such a grand success.”

Rival shows

Friday 20th July

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa: 5.8

Indian Idol 3: 5.5

STAR Voice of India: 3.7

Saturday 21st July

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa: 8.4

Indian Idol 3: 4.2

STAR Voice of India: 3.2