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Zee Café climbs to top spot; Movies Now retains leadership
MUMBAI: Zee Café moved a slot up to become the top English general entertainment channel in Week 28, according to the latest BARC viewership data.
Star World was pushed down to the second position, whereas AXN HD for the first time made its appearance in the list of top five English GECs, at No. 3.
Comedy Central, which was at No. 3 in Week 27, slipped to the fourth spot and AXN slipped to the fifth position.
Movies Now retained its top position, while Star Movies and Sony Pix remained at No. 2 and No. 3 positions respectively.
HBO, which was at No. 5 in the previous week, climbed to No. 4 during Week 28. Zee Studio, meanwhile, slipped to the fifth spot.
Top 5 movies
The top English TV programme of the week was the Hollywood blockbuster ‘Waterworld’ on Movies Now.
‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘The Mummy Returns’, both of which were aired on Star Movies, were at No. 2 and No. 3 positions respectively.
At No. 4 was ‘Fast & Furious 6’, which was telecast on Movies Now. ‘The Karate Kid’, which was also aired on Movies Now, was the week’s fifth most-watched English film.
There was no change in the hierarchy of the English infotainment channels, with Discovery retaining the top position.
National Geographic, Animal Planet, History TV18 and Nat Geo Wild remained at No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 positions respectively.
Nick retained its position as the top kids channel, while Cartoon Network stayed at the second spot.
Pogo TV moved a slot up to the third position, pushing Hungama down to No. 4. Disney stayed at the bottom of the top five list.