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Comedy Central, Zee Studio move up in English genres
MUMBAI: In Week 44, Comedy Central and Zee Studio moved up a few spots among the English entertainment and movie channels respectively.
As per BARC data for the week ended 6 November, Comedy Central jumped up from the fourth to the second position on the back of a surge in ratings. This resulted in Star World slipping one spot to No. 3 due to a fall in ratings.
Zee Café, too, fell a notch to attain the fourth spot. AXN, meanwhile, maintained its lead in the genre despite seeing a significant drop in viewership.
Supported by a marginal gain in ratings, Colors Infinity SD continued to hold on to the fifth spot.
Week 44 saw Zee Studio move up from its fifth spot to the third spot with a significant rise in ratings.
Movies Now and Sony Pix continued to hold on to the No. 1 and No. 2 spots respectively, despite both seeing a drop in their viewership.
With Zee Studio bagging the third spot, Star Movies fell to No. 5 due to a fall in viewership.
HBO maintained its position at No. 4 owing to a marginal gain in ratings.
The chart for the week ended 6 November was dominated by Movies Now with three spots, followed by Zee Studio with two spots. No other channels had any movies in the list.
The top-rated movie of the week was ‘The Legend of Hercules’, followed by ‘Knight and Day’, both airing on Movies Now.
Zee Studio took the third spot by showcasing ‘Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus’ and the fifth spot with ‘AE: Apocalypse Earth’.
Movies Now also attained the fourth spot by airing ‘Life of Pi’.
The infotainment genre witnessed no change in the pecking order in Week 44.
With a slight gain in viewership, Discovery Channel maintained its position as the No. 1 infotainment channel, while National Geographic held on to the second spot despite a drop in data.
History TV18 was at the third spot with a significant jump in viewership, thus narrowing the gap between itself and Nat Geo.
Animal Planet remained at fourth and Nat Geo Wild rounded off the top five. Both channels saw a rise in their data during the week.
For yet another week, status quo prevailed in the kids genre. However, all the channels in the genre witnessed a drop in their respective ratings.
Nick retained its leadership position, albeit a drop in viewership.
Pogo too witnessed a big fall in its ratings during the week but managed to retain its No. 2 position.
Cartoon Network, Hungama and Disney Channel took the third, fourth and fifth positions respectively, all witnessing a significant fall in their viewership.