BARC week 27: English News viewership drops; CNBC TV 18, Aaj Tak and CNBC Awaaz leads

MUMBAI: According to week 27 of BARC rating, English News and English Business News saw a drop in overall ratings, Times Now and CNBC TV 18 topped respective spaces. Aaj Tak was the leader in Hindi News space and Hindi Business News was topped by CNBC Awaaz but with a decline in rating.

English News

Times Now grabbed the top spot with 215 Impressions (000s) but saw a drop in rating, comparing to 346 Impressions (000s) of week 26. NDTV 24x7 improved by two ranks and secured second position with 97 Impressions (000s) in comparison to its fourth position last week. India Today Television dropped a position and ranked third spot with 94 Impressions (000s), also with a heavy drop in rating from 128 Impressions (000s) last week.

CNN News18 with 63 Impressions (000s) held fourth spot, followed by News X on last rank with 54 Impressions (000s).

English Business News

CNBC TV 18 remained on its first spot with 74 Impressions (000s), followed by ET Now on second rank with 56 Impressions (000s).  NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime bagged third position with 22 Impressions (000s). Bloomberg TV with 3 Impressions (000s) held on fourth position.

Hindi News

Aaj Tak maintained number one position with 65077 Impressions (000s). India TV bagged the second rank with 54378 Impressions (000s), followed by India News on third position with 45734 Impressions (000s).

ABP News grabbed on fourth spot with 40806 Impressions (000s) and News Nation with 40556 Impressions (000s) on fifth birth.

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz ranked number one with decline in rating from 695 Impressions (000s) last week to 567 Impressions (000s) in week 27. Zee Business also saw a further dropped rating of 441 Impressions (000s) in comparison to 485 Impressions (000s) in week 26.

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