Zee Cafe leads, FX replaces Colors Infinity in Top 5

MUMBAI: Colors Infinity this week dropped out of the Top 5 English Entertainment genre channels' list making way for the entry of FX. The other players observed mixed viewership this week. Zee Café dominated the genre.

In the English Movies space, Movies Now 2 departed from the Top 5 bracket leading to the entry of Zee Studio. Players in the space also witnessed mixed ratings this week.

According to the week 8 ratings data of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, History TV18 was at the number one position in the infotainment genre.

Living Foodz continued to dominate the Lifestyle space, with the channels observing decrease in its ratings this week except TLC.

English Entertainment

Zee Café toppled Star World taking the first position with 275 Impressions (‘000s). Star World came to the second place with 232 Impressions (‘000s). Comedy Central sustained its third position with 230 Impressions (‘000s) whereas FX took the fourth place with 127 Impressions (‘000s). AXN continued at the fifth rank with 113 Impressions (‘000s).

English Movies

Star Movies dominated the genre this week with 2639 Impressions (‘000s) followed by Movies Now with 2636 Impressions (‘000s). Sony Pix with 1883 Impressions (‘000s) grabbed the third position followed by HBO at the fourth position with 1556 Impressions (‘000s). Zee Studio took the fifth place with 1320 Impressions (‘000s).


History TV18 hoped to the first spot with 5567 Impressions (‘000s).  Discovery Channel took the second spot with 4897 Impressions (‘000s). Animal Planet was at the third spot with 3082 Impressions (‘000s). National Geographic Channel stood at the fourth position with 2917 Impressions (‘000s) while, Nat Geo Wild was at the fifth place with 2851 Impressions (‘000s)


Living Foodz sustained its number one position with decrease in its ratings from 1599 Impressions (‘000s) in week 7 to 1383 Impressions (‘000s) this week. Fox Life stood at the second berth with 946 Impressions (‘000s) followed by FYI TV18 with 796 Impressions (‘000s). TLC with 643 Impressions (‘000s) and Food Food with 631 Impressions (‘000s) bagged the fourth and fifth position, respectively.

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