BARC week 42: India TV is No. 1; Times Now, ET Now, CNBC Awaaz retain top slot

MUMBAI: In the Hindi news channels segment, India TV climbed up one step ahead and stood at the number one position. On the other hand, Times Now continued to rule the English news channels genre in the All India (U+R) market according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data for week 42.


In the English business news genre, ET Now maintained its position as the leader in the genre, whereas CNBC Awaaz retained its number one position in Hindi business news genre.  




India TV secured the first place in Hindi news genre with 60875 (000Sums) followed by Aaj Tak in the second spot with 58968 (000Sums). ABP News secured the third berth with 52565 (000Sums), whereas News Nation with 51785 (000Sums) and Zee News with 41783 (000Sums) bagged the fourth and fifth place respectively. 




Though Times Now witnessed a fall in ratings compared to last week, it managed to garner pole position with 400 (000Sums) followed by CNN IBN at 250 (000Sums). NDTV 24x7 garnered third position with 223 (000Sums) and India Today Television held the fourth place with 194 (000Sums). Like last week, News 9 maintained its fifth slot and scored 156 (000Sums) in week 42. 




In the Hindi business news genre, CNBC Awaaz bagged the first spot with 968 (000Sums) followed by Zee Business in second slot with 854(000Sums). 




The top four English business news channels maintained status quo in week 42. ET Now continued to dominate the genre with 472 (000Sums) followed by CNBC TV18 with 278 (000Sums) in the second spot. NDTV Profit & NDTV Prime in the third slot scored 112 (000Sums), whereas Bloomberg TV secured fourth place with 17 (000Sums) in week 42. 

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