BARC Week 11: Comedy Central rules EGEC; Zee Studio moves to third place in movies genre

The ‘happy place’ Comedy Central continued to dominate the English GEC space. Movies Now dominated the English movie genre. While Zee Studio climbed to third place. According to week 11 Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) All India data, the English GEC space observed a decline in the ratings.

Meanwhile, the English movies space saw a mixed bag of ratings in this week’s data.

English GEC

Comedy Central witnessed a downfall in ratings but maintained its first position with 217 (‘000s) as compared to 302 (‘000s) in week 10. Star World toppled AXN securing the second position with 157 (‘000s) followed by AXN with 155 (‘000s). Zee Cafe with 133 (‘000s) and Colors Infinity SD with 59 (‘000s) secured the fourth and fifth position respectively.

English Movies

Movies Now continued at its number one spot observing an increase in the ratings with 4143 (‘000s) as compared to 2969 (‘000s) in week 10. Star Movies saw a decline in the ratings but maintained its second position with 2344 (‘000s). Zee Studio climbed up the row grabbing the third slot with 1727 (‘000s)  from fifh place in week 10, followed by Sony Pix at the fourth position with 1531 (‘000s).  HBO bagged the fifth position with 1475 (‘000s).


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