Zee TV introduces the first-of-its-kind Voting through Google

Through its vibrant presence across social media, smartphone apps and innovations in the voting mechanism of its reality shows, Zee TV continues to be at the helm of digital innovation in the Hindi GEC space. The channel that has constantly pushed the envelope in the digital space, initiating concepts such as ‘Missed Call’ voting, incentivizing voting by offering viewers a ‘Freecharge’ to their talk time, Twitter and Facebook voting for DID4, Zee Rishtey Awards  and DID Super Moms respectively, this year is set to introduce yet another exciting voting mechanism as DID Season 5 enters its voting phase. For the first time in the history of Indian television, viewers will be able to vote for their favorite reality TV contestant through a ‘Google Search.’

With the idea to make voting easy, technology-friendly and progressive, the channel has introduced a search-based mechanism that will only simplify the voting process of Dance India Dance Season 5. So, all one needs to do is go onto www.google.co.in  and just search for DID5 and just vote for your favourite contestant on the voting panel right below the search bar. Each Google account is permitted 20 votes per week to either one or many contestants. Starting Saturday 19th September, the mechanism will be active from 9 PM on Saturday till Tuesday 8 AM every week.

Sorbojeet Chatterjee, Marketing Head ZEE TV said, “With rapid penetration of smartphones and the growing digital audience, we are always trying to raise the bar in terms of engagement and DID Dream Team and Google Voting is testimony of Zee TV being ahead of the curve! With each successive season of DID the objective has been to simplify the voting process for our consumers. The innovation on a global platform like Google will not only encourage wider participation but also  give them an enhanced brand experience. We are pleased to associate with the extremely committed team of Google for the cutting-edge thought and a quick turnaround for the same.”

James Rothwell, Head of Social Marketing, Google Asia Pacific said, “We’ve partnered with ZEE TV  to launch Google Search Voting platform in India through the show Dance India Dance and you can vote for free, for your favorite contestants on Google from your phone, tablet, or desktop."

From the past two months, the top 15 contestants have been battling it out to prove their mettle and dance their way into the masters’ hearts. Now down to its Top 11 contestants, it is time for the audiences to support their favorite contestants in their journey to achieve the ‘Sunehri Taqdeer Ki Topi’ by voting for them. So, now while browsing the internet from wherever you are, at any time of the day, vote for your favourite DID contestant with just one click!

Viewers can also vote through SMS, ZEE TV app and the official website www.zeetv.com/DID5

Stay tuned to DID 5, every Saturday and Sunday at 9PM, only on ZEE TV!


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