Star World exits & AXN enters Top 5 list, Sony Pix slips two slots

MUMBAI: Star World exited and AXN entered the top five English entertainment channels' list. In the lifestyle and English Movies genre, players saw mixed ratings as Sony Pix slipped two slots according to BARC week 21.

English Entertainment

Comedy Central HD emerged on the number one position with 277 Impressions (000s) sum climbing from 184 Impressions (000s) sum in BARC Week 20. Zee Cafe bagged the second position with 269 Impressions (000s) sum followed by AXN which made an entry into the Top 5 with 179 Impressions (000s) sum. 

FX with 139 Impressions (000s) sum came at the fourth position. Colors Infinity SD stood at the fifth spot with a fall in ratings with 127 Impressions (000s) sum as compared to 144 Impressions (000s) sum last week.


History TV18 pocketed the first position with 4335 Impressions (000s) sum as compared to 4015 Impressions (000s) sum last week followed by Discovery Channel with 3724 Impressions (000s) sum. 

National Geographic Channel and Animal Planet achieved third and fourth positions respectively with 2631 Impressions (000s) sum and 2614 Impressions (000s) sum.

Although retaining the fifth position, Nat Geo Wild's ratings fell with 2600 Impressions (000s) sum as compared to 2769 Impressions (000s) sum last week.


FYI TV18 almost doubled its  ratings eventually emerging at the numero uno position with 1452 Impressions (000s) sum as compared to 738 Impressions (000s) sum last week. Living Foodz and Food Food took second and third spots this time, respectively, with 1273 Impressions (000s) sum and 736 Impressions (000s) sum. 

Fox Life with 564 Impressions (000s) sum bagged the fourth position followed by TLC with 524 Impressions (000s) sum.

English Movies

With an increase in ratings, Star Movies hopped to the number one position with 3253 Impressions (000s) as compared to 2799 Impressions (000s) sum in week 20. 

Movies Now achieved the second position with 2201 Impressions (000s) sum and Sony Pix slipped with 1974 Impressions (000s) sum to the third position. Movies Now 2 and HBO interchanged their positions and came fourth and fifth spot this time, respectively, with 1970 Impressions (000s) sum and 1962 Impressions (000s) sum.

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