Advertising in Colors HD

Advertising in Colors HD
Popular Options

Video Ad

Per Second

Card Rate

₹ 740

Offer Rate

₹ 600
**18% GST is applicable on the above rates




Entertainment, Fashion And Lifestyle

Minimum Billing


Weekly Viewers(000s)


Teleshopping Options


List of Program(s) -
Meri Aashiqui Tume Se Hi
Ishq Ka Rang Safed
Thapki Pyar Ki
Chakravartin Ashoka Smart

About Advertising in Colors HD

Summary in 60 words

Colors TV HD is Viacom 18’s Hindi general entertainment channel that broadcasts various entertainment shows like daily-soap operas, reality shows and other entertainment programmes. Shows like Naagin 3, Bigg Boss, and Dance Deewane have brought Colors TV HD to the top in terms of the highest viewership among other Hindi channels of the same category in the urban market. Colors TV HD was launched in 2008 and is the top Hindi-entertainment channel today.

Rates for Advertising in Colors HD

You will get the rate for advertising in Colors HD in the Media Options and Pricing section of the website. The mentioned rates are for per second of airtime. So e.g. if the cost to advertise in Colors HD is mentioned as Rs 300/sec and your ad is 10 sec long, the cost for playing your ad once on Colors HD will come to Rs 300 X 10 = Rs 3,000. Advertising Rate for Colors HD varies with the timeband and is directly proportional to the reach. You can get the rate for major time bands by adding the media to your Bag and checking the rate for different time bands. Prime Time in the News category is from 6 pm to 10 pm. 9 pm to 10 pm is also considered super prime time. Rates for Prime Time in Colors HD and Super Prime Time in Colors HD is significantly higher than non-prime time. However, if you consider the reach during these hours, the cost per reach comes down making it feasible for the TV planning agency to include it in the plans.

How to select the right Agency for advertising in Colors HD

Media Agency can play a critical role if you are planning to advertise in Colors HD. There are several roles that a media agency plays while executing your TV campaign. Firstly, the media agency will help you in deciding if advertising in Colors HD is right for your brand. The agency uses BARC data to decide the TG and Colors HD viewer profile matches. Once you have decided to go ahead with advertising in Colors HD, the next step for the TV ad buying agency is to plan the frequency and timing for the ads (called spots) and negotiate the right price. Scheduling of the ads will depend on the campaign objective and the pricing. While advertising in the prime time might give you the maximum reach but the agency might recommend non-prime time as it provides a lower cost per reach. Various such variables can be tackled by the media agency while buying ad space in Colors HD. The last role of the TV ad buying agency is to ensure that the ad is played on Colors HD and provide the advertiser with the number of people who saw your ad. The Media Ant being an authorized agency for ad planning and buying on Colors HD provides a data research-backed plan and ensure that you get the best rates. In case you need any help with planning, please contact Help@TheMediaAnt.com.

Why Advertise in Colors HD

The rate to advertise in Colors HD is one of the lowest among all other news channels in India. Its popularity in the Hindi belt makes advertising in Colors HD a critical part of any Television campaign. Colors HD advertising rate is available on the Media Option and Pricing tab of our website. These are the current ad rates and are updated weekly. Colors HD has popular programmes and TV anchors. Because of this the engagement of viewers is very high with the channel. Colors HD is also supported through its online portal Colors HD Live TV. The Media Ant is an authorized advertising agency that can help you plan and buy ad spots in Colors HD at the lowest rate.

View Media Online

Before you reach out to an agency to get the best rate to advertise on Colors HD, it is recommended to have a look at the content and the anchors. This will help you plan the right time slot on Colors HD as the advertising rate on Colors HD like other TV channels varies with time. You can have a look at the live feed and past content online by clicking Here

How does Advertising in Colors HD works

Ads in Colors HD are played both during the break as well as doing the content being played. There is more creative freedom while placing ads during the break, whereas messaging needs to be bundled with the content while selection advertising options during the content. Few of the popular advertising options on Colors HD are:

a) Video Ads - Video ads are telecasted during ad-breaks. The minimum duration for a video ad is 10 seconds and increases by 5.

b) L Bands - Aston Bands are thin horizontal strips that appear during a program at the bottom of the screen. The Aston Band duration per exposure is 10 seconds. Choose the number of Aston Bands per day and the total number of days you'd prefer to advertise. Prices vary according to the time band chosen.

c) Brand Integrations - These are custom media options and are created basis your advertising budget and the objective.

How Pricing Works
  • Rates depend on the creative length, time band selected and duration of the campaign
  • ​Premium charges are applicable for targeting specific programmes, crunched time bands, and spot positioning

Features of Colors HD

List of programmes to advertise in Colors HD

Find below the list of popular shows and programmes for Colors HD. In case you are looking to advertise on Colors HD, you can use this table to select the right time slot. Please note that the ad rate for Colors HD will vary with the programme. The media agency that you are working with to place your ads in Colors HD, will be able to select the right programme and time band basis your target group and the budget.

Show Details
1Pavitra Bhagya
2Barrister Babu
3Khatron Ke Khiladi
4Naati Pinky Ki Lambi Love Story
8Choti Sarrdaarni
9Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran
13Big Boss
Who should advertise in Colors HD

News as a category is male dominant and also finds high index with business owners and working professionals. In case you are looking to reach out to Hindi speaking audience in a large number, advertising in Colors HD can be a good option. Advertising in the News channel also helps build frequency as audience tunes in to the channel at a specific time every day. So you can use Colors HD advertising for both reach and a frequency campaign. One should spread their ads across time bands to get reach and concentrate within a time band to get the frequency.

Few categories which regularly advertise on Colors HD are Electronic Goods, ecommerce, Entertainment, Consumer Durables, FMCG, Banking, Insurance and Automobile.

List of Past Advertisers
Cadbury, Odonil, Surf Excel, Horlicks, Complan, ColgateFMCG
Toyota, HyundaiAutomobile
Shen YunEntertainment
Birla TMT, Nerolac PaintsB2B
CaterpillarHeavy Engineering
JMD Cargo ServicesLogistics
Namma Homeopathy, ThyrocareHealthcare
S. No.FactorsApplicability
2National ReachYes
3City ReachNo
4Short Term PerformanceNo
5Short Term PerformanceYes
6Hyperlocal ReachNo
7Low budgetNo
8Premium AudienceYes

Facts and Figures to help Advertise in Colors HD

S. NoTop CitiesWeekly Impressions in 000's
2Delhi NCR13.74

Execution Details

Execution steps/Execution Process Flow

To advertise in Colors HD you can follow the following steps

1. Get rates for advertising in Colors HD on the Media Options and Pricing page. Do note that rates vary as per the time band. You should add the media to your Bag and select the time bands there.

2. Select the ad type that suits your budget, creative, and objective. Colors HD offer video ads, scrollers, Aston Bands, and Brand integrations for advertising. In addition, you can also pick from the digital ad formats.

3. Other factors that need to be decided are Ad length, Time Band, Total number of Ads, Campaign Duration and Start Date

4. We will check the ad space availability on Colors HD and other privileges like discounts, depending on the time of booking

5. Submit the artwork and make the payment for advertising on Colors HD

6. Tentative log timings will be shared on a daily basis so the client can watch their Ads live being played on Colors HD.

Media OptionMixed Time/Aston Band/Scroller
Ad Length10 sec/20 sec/30 sec
Time BandAll Day/Morning Evening
Number of Ads per day3/4/5
Campaign Duration5 Days/10 Days/30 Days
Campaign Start Datedd/mm/yyyy
Guidelines for Artwork
Video FormatMPEG-2/.MOV/.MXF/MP4
Resolution720 x 576 pixels for SD & 1920 x 1080 pixel for HD
Frame Rate25 FPS
Aspect Ratio4:3 or 16:9
Video Bit Rate50 MBit/ S
Audio Sample Rate48 kHz
Proof of Execution
  • ​​Log Report: Tentative log timings will be shared on a daily basis so the client can view their Ads live
  • Telecast Certificate: at the end of the campaign, TV channel provides a Telecast Certificate with the exact timings of the Ads aired. The Telecast Certificate is generated on the last date of every month.
Videos of Past Execution

Click here to view the videos of campaigns executed in the past.

Who We Are

We’re The Media Ant, India’s favorite independent TV advertising agency among small and medium-sized businesses. We believe India’s enterprising culture is something to be celebrated, which is why we’ve made it our mission to provide a targeted TV buying service that supports sustainable business growth at low TV advertising costs. We represent more than 950 TV channels – more than any other Indian agency – and now we want to join forces with you!

Colors, known as Aapka Colors in the United States and Canada, is a Hindi language Indian general entertainment channel based in Mumbai, India. The channel features a number of shows

For the cost mentioned on the site how many times would my ad be shown?


Shared rate for Television is per second. Let me explain this through an example. 

Rate Star Plus - Rs 2,000 per sec

Length of your ad - 20 seconds

So every time your ad gets played, you would need to pay Rs 2000 X 20 = Rs 40,000

Now, if you play this ad 10 times it would cost Rs 40,000 X 10 = Rs 400,000