SAB TV’s popular comedy show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ has topped the chart for the most popular TV shows across the three metros of New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, as per a study by smart TV remote app provider Peel.
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Top show As an example of the insights gained, Peel looked at the top show, the top genre and the top TV brand in four metros across India, based on a sampling of the insights gathered from users of the Peel app and platform.
The study revealed that even after around 1,700 episodes over the last eight years, sitcom ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ remains the most popular show in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, but ranks at number two in Hyderabad, where Sony Entertainment Television’s crime-based show ‘CID’ tops the charts.
Colors’ comedy show ‘Comedy Night with Kapil’ attained the number two spot in Delhi, but was pushed down to third in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, as ‘CID’ also took the number two position in Mumbai and Bangalore.