The opening ceremony which held one day before the tournament, could fetch only 1.3 TVR on TAM people meter
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 11, 2012
Season 5 of DLF IPL kicked off in a different style this year with a separate opening ceremony organised a day before the first match, but ended up poorer compared with the ratings achieved in Season 4.
While the opening ceremony, which faced much criticism for its quality, Â fetched only 1.3 TVR on TAM people meters, the first match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings fared well recording 6 TVR.
In comparison, the opening ceremony last year had generated 3 TVR while the opening game between CSKÂ andÂ KKR got a staggering rating ofÂ 7.14Â TRPÂ for all India CS 4+ audience.
The opening match of IPL 3 had recorded 5.9 TVRs.
According to the data released by TAM Sports for CS 4+ all India, first 6 matches of IPL 5 have averaged 3.76 TVRs which is lowest in tournamentâ€™s 5 years. Also, first 6 matches of IPL 5 reached 90.1mn viewers, which is lower than 101.7 mn viewers in IPL 4.