Aaj Tak maintains lead across every Hindi news genre in BARC week 40

MUMBAI: Republic TV continues to lead the English news genre as per All India BARC data week 40. No changes were noticed this week in the English business news genre. Aaj Tak maintained its lead across every Hindi news genre for yet another week. Hindi news urban genre remained unchanged. News 18 India slipped down to the fourth position in the Hindi news rural genre.

English News

Republic TV maintained its lead in the first position in the English news genre with 843 impressions ‘000. Times Now at second and CNN News 18 at third hold onto their respective positions with 725 impressions ‘000 and 274 impressions ‘000. India Today Television climbed on to take the fourth position with 249 impressions ‘000 replacing Mirror Now which dropped to the fifth place with 194 impressions ‘000.

English Business News

No changes were observed this week as well. CNBC TV18 continued to rule in the English business news genre with 616 impressions '000. ET Now and BTVI maintained their second and third positions with 239 impressions '000 and 103 impressions '000. CNBC TV18 Prime HD also retained its fourth position with 8 impressions '000.

Hindi News (U+R)

Aaj Tak continued to lead the Hindi news (U+R) genre with 119443 impressions ‘000. After interchanging positions, Zee News stood at second place with 99606 impressions ‘000 and News18 India is placed at third position with 98810 impressions ‘000. ABP News with 96856 impressions ‘000 and India TV with 88201 impressions ‘000 retained their positions respectively.

Hindi News Rural

Aaj Tak held onto its first position with 55982 impressions ‘000. ABP News climbed to take the second spot with 49363 impressions ‘000. Zee News with 44805 impressions ‘000 took the third place as News18 India dropped to the fourth place with 43531 impressions ‘000. News Nation held the fifth position for another week with 38200 impressions ‘000.

Hindi News Urban

The Hindi news urban genre remained unchanged. Aaj Tak stood on top with 63462 impressions ‘000. News18 India at second place with 55280 impressions ‘0000. Zee News at third place with 54801 impressions ‘000. India TV in fourth place with 52299 impressions ‘000 and ABP News in the fifth place with 47493 impressions ‘000.

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