BARC week 30: News X exits; BBC World News enters in English News space

MUMBAI: While on one hand News X left the English news genre top 5 list, BBC World News entered at the fifth position. English News genre witnessed an increase in ratings this week.

In the English Business News genre, CNBC TV18 and ET Now observed increased ratings while NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime, Bloomberg TV saw a decline in viewership.

According to week 30 of BARC India ratings, Hindi News genre witnessed mixed ratings this week.

English News

Times Now continued to dominate the genre with an increase in the ratings from 243 Impressions (000s) last week to 327 Impressions (000s) this week. CNN News18 toppled India Today Television taking the second position with 150 Impressions while India Today Television grabbed the third spot with 119 Impressions (000s). NDTV 24x7 took the fourth berth with 112 Impressions (000s). BBC World News entered the top 5 list at the fifth position with 56 (000s).

English Business News

CNBC TV18 continued at the number one position with 113 Impressions (000s) this week from 103 Impressions (000s) in this week. ET Now also saw a slight improvement with 101 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime continued at its third position with 22 Impressions (000s). Bloomberg TV was on last spot with 8 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak with an increase in ratings sustained its number one position with 80653 Impressions (000s) as compared to 78572 Impressions (000s) in the previous week. India TV grabbed the second spot with increase in ratings to 76225 Impressions (000s) from 73334 Impressions (000s) in week 29. India News garnered 51983 Impressions (000s) and was at third spot, while ABP News with 51228 Impressions (000s) was on fourth position. News Nation with a decrease in the ratings from 45695 Impressions (000s) was at fifth place

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz maintained its first position with an increase in ratings from 839 Impressions (000s) in the previous week to 911 Impressions (000s) in week 30. The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 654 Impressions (000s) in comparison to 666 Impressions (000s) in week 29.

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