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History TV18 dominates infotainment genre: BARC week 47

MUMBAI: The English entertainment genre was dominated by Comedy Central whereas Star Movies replaced Movies Now taking the number one position in the English movies’ genre.

According to the week 47 ratings data of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, History TV18 continued to rule the infotainment space. Living Foodz stood at the number one position in the lifestyle genre.

English Entertainment

Comedy Central stood at the number one position with 332 Impressions (‘000s) followed by Zee Cafe with 171 Impressions (‘000s) in the second place. The third position was secured by AXN with 147 Impressions (‘000s) while Star World held the fourth position with 134 Impressions (‘000s). Colors Infinity SD took the fifth spot with 67 Impressions (‘000s).

English Movies

Star Movies continued to stay in the first place with 2549 Impressions (‘000s) followed by Movies Now with 2443 Impressions (‘000s). Sony Pix with 2339 Impressions (‘000s) grabbed the third position. Zee Studio secured the fourth position with 1785 Impressions (‘000s) whereas HBO with 1569 Impressions (‘000s) was at the fifth place.


History TV18 sustained its number one position with 5402 Impressions (‘000s) followed by Discovery Channel at the second spot with 4725 Impressions (‘000s). Animal Planet with 2699 Impressions (‘000s) and Nat Geo Wild with 2332 Impressions (‘000s) took the third and fourth position respectively. National Geographic stood at the fifth position with 2296 Impressions (‘000s).


Living Foodz grabbed the number one position with 1698 Impressions (‘000s). Food Food took the second berth with 1026 Impressions (‘000s) followed by Fox Life with 867 Impressions (‘000s). FYI TV18 with 496 Impressions (‘000s) and TLC with 438 Impressions (‘000s) bagged the fourth and fifth position, respectively. 

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