Star Movies, Comedy Central, Pogo climb to No. 2 in their genres

MUMBAI: The top order of four genres
saw a change in Week 36, though the
leader channels remained unchanged.
In the English movie genre, Star
Movies climbed to No. 2. Comedy
Central and Pogo also moved up to
occupy second positions in the English
entertainment and kids genres.
As per BARC data for the week ended
11 September, Movies Now held on to
its leadership position in the English
movie genre after seeing a jump in
Meanwhile, previous week’s No. 2
channel Sony Pix was the only one
among the top three in the English
movie genre to see a dip in ratings.
This enabled Star Movies to overtake
Sony Pix in the ratings war.

Top five movies

In Week 36, three titles from Movies
Now were among the top 5, while Star
Movies and Sony Pix had 1 movie each.
The top spot went to Movies Now for
its airing of ‘Mr. & Mrs. Smith’

English entertainment

Comedy Central made a comeback to
take the second spot in the English
entertainment genre, while Zee Café
continued its lead despite a drop in
AXN witnessed a fall in ratings and
dropped to No. 3.


Even as Nick continued to remain the
genre leader, Pogo saw a surge in
viewership that propelled it to the
second spot.
Meanwhile, sister channel Cartoon
Network witnessed a drop in
viewership and slipped to the third


Discovery Channel and National
Geographic continued to occupy the
first and second positions in the
infotainment genre.
Animal Planet, meanwhile, hopped on
to the third position, displacing
History TV18.

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Updated: December 30, 2017 — 5:54 pm

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