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HBO and Epic enter whereas Zee Studio, Nat Geo Wild exit Top 5 list: BARC week 35

MUMBAI: HBO has recaptured its fifth position after a week's gap in the top 5 English movies channels' list, pushing out Zee Studio, according to BARC's all-India data Week 35. Epic has made its entry in the Top 5 Infotainment channels pushing out Nat Geo Wild.

Zee Cafe is back on its numero uno position after losing it last week (34) in the top 5 English entertainment channels list. Comedy Central, leader of week 34, and Colors Infinity SD slipped a slot each to second and third positions, respectively, in English entertainment channels' list.

Movies Now and Sony Pix climbed a slot and MNX slipped two slots in English movies genre top 5 list.

English Entertainment

Zee Cafe has emerged as the leader in the English entertainment genre with 380 Impressions (000s) sum. Comedy Central slipped to the second position with 375 Impressions (000s) sum.

Star World came to the third position with 317 Impressions (000s) sum jumping a slot from last week. Colors Infinity SD bagged the fourth position with 258 Impressions (000s) sum slipping a slot from last week whereas AXN retained its fifth position with 250 Impressions (000s) sum.

English Movies

With a slight fall in the ratings, Star Movies retained its number one position in the English movies genre with 3050 Impressions (000s) sum as compared to 3193 Impressions sum (000s) in week 34.

Movies Now and Sony Pix hopped to the second and third positions with 2905 and 2421 Impressions (000s) sum, respectively.

MNX slipped to the fourth position from the second position in week 34 with 2248 Impressions (000s) sum. And, HBO, this week, made an entry into the Top 5 channels list with 2171 Impressions (000s) sum.


History TV 18, Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel retained their respective first, second and third positions with a slight fall in the ratings as compared to week 34 with 3300, 2938 and 2303 Impressions (000s) sum.

Epic has made an entry this week into the Top 5 list with 2259 Impressions (000s) sum. Animal Planet sat pretty at the fifth position with 1749 impressions (000s) sum.


Living Foods, witnessing a rise in the rating as compared to week 34, still lead the genre this (35th) week with 1570 Impressions (000s) sum.

Fox Life, FYI TV18, Food Food and TLC sat pretty at the second, third, fourth and fifth positions with 1415, 768, 587 and 353 Impressions (000s) sum, respectively.

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