The Indian television has given hit long running soaps which started in early 2000s. From Kyunki…., Kahaani…., Kasautti…. And all the K starrers, many hit shows used to run for many years and did not bore the viewers. The viewers were impressed by get the daily dose of entertainment of their favorite actors and good twists in homely shows. Still, Star Plus leads the entertainment channels by the daily soaps Diya Aur Baati Hum, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Saath Nibhana Saathiya being the most stable one and running since late 2000s. While other shows like Zee’s Qubool Hai and Colors’ Balika Vadhu are also running since long, the fan following is still the same for such shows. The actors still convince the viewers by the new twists and grab their interest.
With changing times, the small screen industry is bringing finite shows concept to bring diversity in the entertainment and not dragging shows too much that viewers quit watching it. Few finite shows have earned good fan following by maintaining interest since start to end, and yet had to shut because of its episode limit. The weekend has brought some interesting episodic concepts, and one can see the entire story in just one episode. The finite shows concept is surely working. Many shows are ending and new ones are taking the slots. This makes it evident that viewers won’t be bored of any one serving, when many production houses are there to bring something new for them every time. We would like to know by this poll about the viewer’s choice. Would you prefer finite shows over long running hit soaps? Let us know in this poll. You can mention your favorite show and the category it falls in, to state your opinion.