English Ent channels witness increased ratings except FX

MUMBAI: HBO dropped out of the Top 5 English Movie channels' list this week paving way for the entry of Zee Studio. Players in the genre witnessed mixed ratings. Channels in the English Entertainment genre have seen a steep rise in the viewership except FX.

According to the week 12 ratings data of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, Discovery continued to dominate the Infotainment genre with an increase in its ratings. The other channels witnessed mixed ratings this week.

Led by Living Foodz, players in the Lifestyle space observed mixed ratings this week.

English Entertainment

Comedy Central with increased ratings continued to dominate the genre with 394 Impressions (‘000s) as to 326 Impressions (‘000s) last week.  Star World stood at the second place with 342 Impressions (‘000s). Zee Cafe took the third position with 340 Impressions (‘000s). Colors Infinity SD was on the fourth place with 279 Impressions (‘000s). FX stood at the fifth rank with 181 Impressions (‘000s).

English Movies

Star Movies with a hike in its ratings dominated the genre with 3242 Impressions (‘000s) as compared to 2661 Impressions (‘000s). Movies Now came at the second spot with 2336 Impressions (‘000s). Sony Pix with 2197 Impressions (‘000s) took the third position followed by Movies Now 2 at the fourth position with 1445 Impressions (‘000s). Zee Studio took the fifth place with 1378 Impressions (‘000s).


Discovery Channel retained the number one position with 6060 Impressions (‘000s) as compared to 5693 Impressions (‘000s) last week. History TV18 with 5257 Impressions (‘000s) took the second place. National Geographic Channel was at the third place with 3163 Impressions (‘000s). Nat Geo Wild stood at the fourth position with 3135 Impressions (‘000s). Animal Planet was at the fifth place with 3079 Impressions (‘000s)


Living Foodz with hike in its rating continued at the number one position with 1636 Impressions (‘000s). Fox Life stood at the second berth with 1200 Impressions (‘000s) followed by FYI TV18 with 923 Impressions (‘000s). TLC with 877 Impressions (‘000s) and Food Food with 806 Impressions (‘000s) bagged the fourth and fifth position, respectively.

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