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Sony Pix, Star Movies begin 2017 at the top of their genres

MUMBAI: Movies Now 2 entered the top five while Sony Pix hung on to the top spot in the first week of 2017.

Star Movies pushed Movies Now out of the No. 2 position while HBO moved a rank up to settle as the No. 4 English movie channel, according to BARC data for Week 1.

English movies urban and rural top 5 channels week 1 yr17
Top 5 movies

‘Jurassic World’ on Sony Pix was the most-watched movie in the week, followed by ‘The Jungle Book’ on Star Movies.

Sony Pix and Star Movies each had two of their movie screenings in the top five while Movies Now’s ‘Lucy’ was fifth-ranked.

English movies urban and rural top 5 progs week 1 yr17
Top 5 English entertainment channels

Zee Café and Comedy Central swapped places while the rest of the positions remained unaltered.

Star World retained its top position and gained viewership in Week 1.

English Ent top 5 channels week 1 yr17
Top 5 infotainment channels

There was no change in the pecking order of the top five infotainment channels. History TV18 led the pack, followed by Discovery Channel.

All the top five channels shed viewership in the first week of 2017, according to BARC data for the week ended 6 January.

Info top 5 channels week 1 yr17
Top 5 kids channels

Cartoon Network jumped a place to be at No. 2. Pogo fell two steps to be at No. 4 while Hungama gained a rank.

Disney Channel stayed put at No. 5 in a week where all the channels lost viewership.

Kids top 5 channels week 1 yr17

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