Shuffling in English Entertainment genre: BARC 26

MUMBAI: According to week 26 of BARC India, 6 Mega Cities : NCCS AB : 4+ Individuals rating, Zee Café sustained its top position in the English entertainment space. Meanwhile, Star Movies got back to its top spot, pushing Movies Now to second spot in the English movies genre. 

Discovery, Living Foodz continued to dominate Infotainment and Lifestyle genre respectively.

English Entertainment

Zee Café sustained its number one position with a decline in rating from 296 Impressions (000s) to 228 Impressions (000s). Star World took the second spot with 201 Impressions (000s). Comedy Central with 148 Impressions (000s) grabbed third position.

AXN with 116 Impressions (000s) and Colors Infinity SD with 81 Impressions (000s) took fourth and fifth positions respectively.

English Movies

Star Movies repossessed its top position replacing Movies Now with 3012 Impressions (000s). Movies Now dropped a rank with second spot scoring 2472 Impressions (000s). Sony Pix secured third spot with 2373 Impressions (000s). Zee Studio grabbed fourth position with 1594 Impressions (000s) and HBO got fifth spot with 1096 Impressions (000s).


The infotainment space continued to be topped by Discovery India with 4560 Impressions (000s), followed by History TV 18 with 3450 Impressions (000s) in BARC week 26.

National Geographic Channel took third spot with 3363 Impressions (000s), Animal Planet with 3020 Impressions (000s) and Nat Geo Wild with 2299 Impressions (000s) were fourth and fifth place respectively. 


Living Foodz was on number one position with 1826 Impressions (000s) in BARC week 26. Fox Life secured second place with 881 Impressions (000s), followed by Home Shop 18 on third spot with 763 Impressions (000s). Shop CJ was on fifth spot with 545 Impressions (000s). TLC took the last spot with 476 Impressions (000s).

Latest Reads
Star Bharat leads Hindi GEC (U+R) in week 2 of BARC ratings

MUMBAI: Star Bharat emerged as the leader in the Hindi GEC (U+R) genre dethroning Zee Anmol according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India data for week 2 of 2018.

Television TV Channels Viewership
BARC week 2: Aaj Tak leads Hindi News in all three markets

MUMBAI: Republic TV continues its leading streak in the second week of the year as well in BARC All India ratings. News Nation stays in the top five chart in week 2 of 2018 in Hindi News Rural market. Aaj Tak tops the chart again in Hindi News Urban market.

Television TV Channels Viewership
Dsport acquires India rights of tri-nation tournament in SL

Discovery’s sports channel Dsport has acquired the exclusive India broadcast rights of Nidahas Trophy 2018, a tri-nation international T20 tournament involving India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The transaction was facilitated by Lagardère Sports, the global marketing consultant of Sri Lanka Cricket...

Television TV Channels Sports
Pittie Group launches news portal

Pittie Group has launched LatestLY its new portal for trending stories across categories like world news, politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle,technology, automobile etc. It is being developed as the go-to platform for anybody wanting a complete understanding of trending stories.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Catch Rekha's stellar performance in 'Biwi Ho Toh Aisi' on Sony MAX2

MUMBAI: Rekha’s fans are in for a sweet surprise this week as India’s iconic Hindi movie channel from Sony Pictures Networks, Sony MAX2 is all set to air classic movie Biwi Ho Toh Aisi. A light-hearted family drama stars Bollywood legends Farooq Sheikh and Rekha in lead roles and marks the debut...

Television TV Channels GECs
The seasonal show saga on Indian GECs

MUMBAI: Daily soap operas, with an infinite number of episodes, is the unique feature of India’s TV entertainment offering. From the era of a single national broadcaster to today where you can pick from a plethora of general entertainment channels (GECs), times have surely changed. What is slowly...

Television TV Channels GECs
Star ushers in IPL's new era with a bang

Star India is all set to reinvent the Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 by increasing fan-engagement levels and bringing the sporting spectacle even closer to cricket fans across the country. The broadcaster’s press conference in Delhi today started with Sophia, a robot, in conversation with...

Television TV Channels Sports
Zeel numbers up on higher ad revenue in third quarter

The Subhash Chandra led Indian television network Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited reported 11.5 percent and 28.3 percent increase in consolidated total revenue and profit after tax (PAT) respectively for the quarter ended 31 December 2017 (Q3-18, quarter under review) as compared to the...

Television TV Channels GECs
Ramdev wants telecast fees waived off for devotional channels

Baba Ramdev today took a shot at the government for imposing high tax on telecasting devotional TV channels.

Television TV Channels People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories