BARC Data: Republic TV continues to lead English news

MUMBAI: Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV continued to dominate the English news market in the latest All India Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) week 23 rantings. While Aaj Tak led the charts in two Hindi news markets, News 18 India replaced ABP News in top five in the rural segment.

English News

Republic TV retained its numero uno position with 1009 impressions (000s) sum compared to 822 impressions (000s) sum last week. Times Now found itself on the second spot with 731 impressions (000s) sum. India Today Television captured the third position with 313 impressions (000s) sum compared to 418 impressions (000s) sum last week. CNN News18 at fourth garnered 187 impressions (000s) sum compared to 214 impressions (000s) sum last week. NDTV 24x7 replaced Mirror Now in the top five with 151 impressions (000s) sum.

 English Business News

CNBC TV18 maintained the top spot with 434 impressions (000s) sum compared to 451 impressions (000s) sum last week, followed by ET Now with 194 impressions (000s) sum. BTVI and CNBC TV18 Prime HD were at third and fourth positions respectively with 69 impressions (000s) sum and 35 impressions (000s) sum.

Hindi News (U+R)

Aaj Tak retained its top slot with 93805 impressions (000s) sum as compared to 95274 impressions (000s) sum. Zee News was at the second position with 90927 impressions (000s) sum compared to 95022 impressions (000s) sum, followed by India TV at the third position with 79523 impressions (000s) sum as compared to 83897 impressions (000s) sum.

News18 India and ABP News maintained their spots at fourth position and fifth positions with 73695 impressions (000s) sum and 62664 impressions (000s) sum respectively.

 Hindi News Rural

Aaj Tak also led the Hindi news rural market with 40129 impressions (000s) sum. Zee News and India TV at second and third position maintaining their spot with 33180 impressions (000s) sum and 33107 impressions (000s) sum respectively.

News Nation, fourth, recorded 29779 Impressions (000s) sum compared to 30952 Impressions (000s) last week. News18 India replaced ABP News in top five with 27868 impressions (000s) sum respectively.

Hindi News Urban

Zee News led the genre with 57746 impressions (000s) sum compared to 60764 impressions (000s) sum last week, followed by Aaj Tak at second position with 53676 impressions (000s) sum. India TV, News18 India and ABP News were at third, fourth and fifth spots with 46416 impressions (000s) sum, 45827 impressions (000s) sum and 34827 impressions (000s) sum respectively.

Latest Reads
Times Television Network elevates Nivedita Oak to DGM

Times Television Network (TTN) has elevated Nivedita Oak to deputy general manager - influence. Earlier, Oak was the regional head for Zoom, FCT and branded content. She has been working with the Times Network for the last 11 years.

Television TV Channels People
History TV18 to release third film in ‘Special Operations India' series

History TV18, a pan-Indian television channel, is to create a documentary on counter-terrorist operation at Pathankot air base named Special Operations India: Pathankot. This one-hour documentary will be aired on June 25 at 9 pm.

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
CNBC-TV18 successfully concludes the 8th edition of the ‘India Healthcare and Wellness Awards 2018’

NBC-TV18, India’s leading English business news channel along with ICICI Lombard hosted the 8th edition of the ‘Indian Healthcare and Wellness Awards 2018’ at The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
MN+ to air Indian Television premier of ‘Tulip Fever’

MN+, the Gold Class of Hollywood Movies from the Times Network, brings to the viewers, for the first time on Indian television, the celebrated romantic historical saga– ‘Tulip Fever’. The movie will premiere on Sunday, 24th June at 1 pm and 9pm on MN+.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Sony Music acquires the music rights for 2018’s much awaited sports drama film ‘SOORMA’

Global music giant, Sony Music has acquired the music rights for Soorma – the greatest comeback story of the hockey legend Sandeep Singh.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
Epic and Rupa publications announce the umeed india book on the occasion of international olympic day

EPIC TV - India’s only Hindi language, Indian Infotainment channel celebrates International Olympic Day with an exclusive unveiling of the first look of the Umeed India book published by Rupa Publications and based on its popular series, of the same name hosted by ace cricketer Virender Sehwag.

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Iconic series Blue Planet II set for Indian TV premiere on Sony BBC Earth after a successful theatrical run

All eyes on TV as India’s #1 factual entertainment channel, Sony BBC Earth, premieres the world-renowned, path breaking and breath-taking series Blue Planet II for the Indian audience on June 25th at 9 pm.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
FOX Life celebrates a perfect celebrity mismatch in Great Escape’s new season

He’s rugged, she’s delicate. He’s adventurous, and she is spiritual. They are two friends who, at a distance, might seem like polar opposites. But get closer and you are sure to be surprised. FOX Life, India’s favorite premium lifestyle channel,

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Engaging viewers with diversified content, COLORS brings you investigative thriller - Dev2

He thinks like a criminal, is at home around a crime scene and possesses an ironclad will to rid the city of nefarious wrongdoers; Detective Dev Burman returns for an explosive second season on COLORS – India’s premium Hindi entertainment channel.

Television TV Channels GECs

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories