Zero has done pretty well on television with nearly 1 crore impressions. The film had a delayed a premiere on television due to the digital rights and it has managed to score far better than other films which have come on television more than six months after its theatrical release.
Race 3, Raees and Jab Harry Met Sejal all came at least six months after theatrical release and the best of this lost was Race 3 with 70.85 lakh impressions and Zero has beaten Race 3 by around 20 lakh impressions. It is similar rating to Happy New Year if we go by TRP as the BARC impressions were not there at Happy New Year time. the difference being Happy New Year did well at the box office while Zero did not.
The next few screenings will tell if Zero can succeed on television though it will be a surprise if it does. Total Dhamaal and 2.0 (Hindi) dominate in a big way as 2.0 (Hindi) hits 4.42 crore impressions in five screenings and Total Dhamaal is at 4.05 crore after 4 screenings. The top ten television premieres of 2019 are as follows.
1. Total Dhamaal - 1,67,93,000 (Star)
2. 2.0 (Hindi) - 1,65,13,000 (Zee)
3. Luka Chuppi - 1,25,00,000 (Star)
4. Junglee - 1,11,77,000 (Star)
5. Simmba - 1,11,02,000 (Zee)
6. Zero - 92,60,000 (Zee)
7. Kedarnath - 72,88,000 (Zee)
7. Race 3 - 70,85,000 (Zee)
9. Uri - The Surgical - 61,37,000 (Zee)
10. Gully Boy - 52,08,000 (Zee)