BARC week 20: Times Now, ET Now, Aaj Tak and CNBC Awaaz lead

MUMBAI: According to week 20 of BARC India ratings, Times Now continued to top the English News genre with improved ratings. ET Now grabbed the top spot in English Business News yet again. In the Hindi News genre Aaj Tak replaced India TV at number one position while CNBC Awaaz secured number one position this week also. The election results week effect was visible.

English News

Times Now maintained its number one spot with a rise in rating to 523 Impressions (000s), from 378 Impressions (000s) last week. India Today Television stood on second position with 259 Impressions, with a rise in rating from 160 Impressions (000s) from week 19. CNN News18 climbed up a position with 258 Impressions (000s) to third spot. While NDTV 24x7 moved down to fourth position with 224 Impressions (000s). News X grabbed last spot with 73 Impressions (000s).

English Business News

ET Now continued to top its space with improved rating of 129 Impressions (000s). CNBC TV18 also saw a slight improvement with 97 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime also continued its third position with 28 Impressions (000s). Bloomberg TV was on last spot with 9 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak jumped up a position in the Hindi News space pushing down India TV with 64910 Impressions (000s). India TV dropped to second spot with 60096 Impressions (000s). ABP News garnered 43585 Impressions (000s) and grabbed third spot. India News with 40368 Impressions (000s) was on fourth position. News Nation was on fifth place with 38794 Impressions (000s). 

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz maintained top position with improved ratings from 553 Impressions (000s) from last week to 663 Impressions (000s) in week 20. The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 457 Impressions (000s) in comparison to 377 Impressions (000s) in week 19.

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