BARC week 41: 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' propels Star Gold to No 1; Movies Now leads English movie genre

MUMBAI: Star Gold ascended to the top spot in the Hindi movie channels genre with the premier of the Salman Khan starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan in week 41 according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India (U+R) data.


On the other hand, amongst English movie channels, Times Network’s Movies Now continued to lead the chart in week 41.


In the Hindi movie channels genre, Star Gold grabbed the first position with 486374 (000Sums) followed by Zee Cinema in the second slot with 378717 (000Sums) and Sony Max in the third spot with 369954 (000Sums). Movies OK with 190804(000Sums) and &Pictures with 170152 (000Sums) secured fourth and fifth slot respectively.


In the English movie channels genre, Movies Now led the chart and grabbed the first position with 3200 (000Sums) followed by Sony Pix in the second spot, which scored 1893 (000Sums) and Star Movies with 1793 (000Sums) in the third spot.


Zee Studio secured the fourth berth with 1660 (000Sums), where HBO bagged the fifth slot with 1533 (000Sums).


In week 40 (C&S 1lac+), Sony Max led the Hindi movies genre with 199451(000Sums) followed by Zee Cinema in the second slot with 175363 (000Sums), whereas Star Gold was on the third rung with 129877 (000Sums). On the other hand, in the English movies section, Movies Now led the genre with 3083 (000Sums) followed by Sony Pix with 2097 (000Sums) in the second slot and HBO with 1818 (000Sums) in the third place in week 40 (C&S 1lac+).

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