The ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs’ finale, aired on October 28, 2006, fetched Zee TV a TVR of 11.1, making the show the highest rated programme in the entire GEC segment. The finale, which ran for three and a half hours, had a reach of 30 per cent, taking Zee TV to 350 GRPs, while STAR Plus and Sony had 454 and 151 GRPs, respectively, said an official communiqué.
Punit Goenka, Business Head, Zee TV, remarked, “We are thrilled with the ratings of the finale. ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs’ has been a very successful series since its inception. We have been overwhelmed by the response the show has garnered over the past few weeks.”
He further said, “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. As the average break TVR was 8.4, the show garnered high visibility for our partners as well.”