BARC week 41: Times Now, ET Now, Aaj Tak, Zee Business dominate news genres

MUMBAI: Times Now continued to dominate in the English news channels genre in the All India (U+R) market according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data for week 41. In the Hindi news segment, Aaj Tak led the genre.


On the other hand, Times Network’s ET Now topped the English business news channels genre, whereas Zee Business secured the leadership position in the Hindi business news channels genre.



Times Now maintained its leadership and garnered first spot with 560 (000Sums) followed by CNN IBN at 233 (000Sums). India Today Television garnered third position with 202 (000Sums) and NDTV 24x7 held the fourth place with 183 (000Sums). News 9 in the fifth slot scored 156 (000Sums) in week 41 All India (U+R).


In week 40 (C&S 1 lakh), the pecking order was as follows: Times Now in first spot, India Today Television in second and CNN IBN in the third position.



Aaj Tak secured the first place in Hindi news genre with 72067 (000Sums) followed by India TV in the second spot, which scored 69694 (000Sums). ABP News secured the third berth with 65005 (000Sums), whereas News Nation with 62737 (000Sums) and Zee News with 50239 (000Sums) bagged the fourth and fifth place respectively in week 41 All India (U+R).


In week 40 (C&S 1 lakh), India TV was at the top spot, followed by Zee News and Aaj Tak in second and third spot respectively.



In the top four English business news channels, ET Now continued to lead the genre with 484 (000Sums) followed by CNBC TV 18 with 368 (000Sums) in the second spot. NDTV Profit & NDTV Prime in the third slot scored 108 (000Sums), whereas Bloomberg TV secured fourth place with 38 (000Sums) in week 41 All India (U+R).


In week 40 (C&S 1 lakh), CNBC TV 18 led the genre, followed by ET Now in the second spot and NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime in the third place.



In the Hindi business news genre, Zee Business bagged the first spot with 1099 (000Sums) followed by CNBC Awaaz in second slot with 949 (000Sums) in week 41 All India (U+R).


Incidentally, in week 40 (C&S 1 lakh), CNBC Awaaz led the pack and was followed by Zee Business in the second spot.

Latest Reads
Q2-17: Zee Media operating profit up

BENGALURU: The Essel Group’s news network Zee Media Corporation Limited (ZMCL) reported more than double (2.47 times) year-over-year (y-o-y) operating profit (Simple EBIDTA) for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter) . The company reported EBIDTA of Rs 18 crore (14.3 per cent...

Television TV Channels GECs
National Geographic Channel to undergo major rebranding

MUMBAI: Come 14 November and the National Geographic Channel will have a new shortened sobriquet. The word channel will disappear from its name and it will be simply known as National Geographic and a new tagline “Further.” The change is expected to take place simultaneously across all the 445...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Maha Cartoon targets 65 per cent rural HSM via DD FreeDish, 2000 LCOs

Who can forget the Charlie Chaplin show which entertained the world audience of all ages. Maha Cartoon, the first free-to-air (FTA) Hindi cartoon channel targeted at the Hindi-speaking markets (HSM), will be launched on India's largest DTH platform DD FreeDish on 1 November. The new Maha Cartoon...

Television TV Channels Kids
Vikram Chandra steps down; KVL Narayan Rao is new NDTV group CEO

The rumours that were making rounds of Vikram Chandra quitting NDTV have now been put to rest.

Television TV Channels People
Naagin helps Colors capture top position this week: BARC

Backed by Naagin Season 2, Colors was almost close to Star Plus to get the number one position, but, this week, Colors went few steps ahead and grabbed the leadership position and replaced Star Plus in week 42. Even in Urban GECs market, Colors toppled Star and took over the number one position.

Television TV Channels Viewership
SPN India to broadcast Barclays ATP World Tour finals

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) will exclusively broadcast the upcoming ATP events in the month of November. The ATP 1000 Paris Masters will be aired live on Sony ESPN channels and will be streamed live on SonyLIV app and website. The ATP 1000 Paris Masters in Paris will begin on 31 October.

Television TV Channels Sports
Hunt for Zee Business head continues

MUMBAI: Zee Business, an arm of Zee Media Corporation, has seen several transitions in its management this year. The channel was initially headed by Amish Devgan, who decided to move away after serving for 14 years. It was then led by Zee Media Corporation’s then CEO for content Samir Ahluwalia,who...

Television TV Channels People
'King' content will take over monopolistic media entities, says Arnab Goswami

NEW DELHI: The future of news lies in breaking away from the interdependence of politicians and the media on each other.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Animated 'Ramayana' a global Diwali gift on web, mobile

NEW DELHI: Thirty episodes of the animated series Ramayana will be available around the world on the nexGTv web and mobile platforms during Diwali.

Television TV Shows Animation

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories