BARC week 43: Aaj Tak retains top slot, Times Now, ET Now, CNBC Awaaz lead genre

MUMBAI: In week 43, Aaj Tak retained its top slot and secured the leadership position in the Hindi news channels section, while Times Now maintained its number one position in the English news channels genre in the All India (U+R) market according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data.

In the English business and Hindi business news genre, ET Now and CNBC Awaaz maintained their position as leaders in the respective genres.




Aaj Tak secured the first place in Hindi news genre with 71843 (000Sums) followed by India TV in the second spot with 69329 (000Sums). ABP News secured the third berth with 63994 (000Sums), whereas News Nation with 60509 (000Sums) and Zee News with 51986 (000Sums) garbbed the fourth and fifth spot respectively. 




Times Now garnered maximum ratings in the genre and continues to be in the pole position with 493 (000Sums) followed by CNN IBN at second position with 295 (000Sums). NDTV 24x7 garnered third position with 244 (000Sums) and India Today Television saw a downfall in ratings but held the fourth place with 152 (000Sums) against 194 in last week. News 9 dropped in ratings and maintained its fifth slot and scored 124 (000Sums) against 156 (000Sums) in week 42. 


Like last week, in the Hindi business news genre, CNBC Awaaz bagged the first spot with 1063 (000Sums) followed by Zee Business in second slot with 983 (000Sums). 




In the English business news channels,  ET Now continued to dominate the genre with 357 (000Sums) followed by CNBC TV18 with 233 (000Sums) in the second spot. NDTV Profit & NDTV Prime in the third slot scored 125 (000Sums), whereas Bloomberg TV secured fourth place with 24 (000Sums) in week 43.

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