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No change at the top in English movies, kids and infotainment genres
MUMBAI: There was no change at the top in the English entertainment, movies, kids and infotainment genres in the week ended 11 December, as per BARC television viewership data.
English movie genre
For the second straight week, Star Movies maintained its lead in the genre, while the second, third and fourth spots were claimed by Movies Now, Pix and HBO, respectively.
At the fifth place was a new entrant, Zee Studio, replacing WB.
Incidentally, Pix and last week’s WB saw a fall in viewership, while Star Movies was the week’s biggest gainer. Movies Now and HBO gained marginally.
Top five movies
Star Movies and Pix had two films each in the top five, while HBO had one.
Movies Now did not have any movie featured in the top five.
In the English entertainment category, AXN and Zee Café remained No. 1 and 2 in the genre. While AXN lost viewership, Zee Café had it unchanged.
Star World, due to a slight gain, jumped one spot to third, while Comedy Central witnessed a steep loss in viewership and fell from last week’s third spot to the fifth place in the week under review.
Status quo was seen in the infotainment genre where Discovery Channel, History TV18, NGC, Animal Planet and Nat Geo Wild remained the top five channels in that order.
However, apart from Nat Geo Wild, all other channels saw a fall during the week.
Nick continued to lead the kids genre, followed by Cartoon Network at No. 2.
Pogo, which was at the fourth place last week, surged ahead of Hungama to claim the third spot. All the while, Disney Channel stayed put at No. 5.