BARC week 45: Zee Business and Aaj Tak emerges as leaders; BBC World News makes the cut in English News

MUMBAI: Zee Business climbed up to number one spot in the Hindi business channels genre in the All India (U+R) market according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India week 45 ratings. In the Hindi News genre, Aaj Tak sustained its position as leader. BBC world News entered the top five list in its genre.

In the English News category, Times Now continued to be the undisputed leader. ET Now also continued its leadership position in English Business News genre.




Aaj Tak secured the first place in Hindi news genre with 93917 (000Sums) followed by ABP News which bagged second spot with 89022 (000Sums). India TV slipped to   third berth with 83345 (000Sums), whereas News Nation with 67642 (000Sums) and Zee News with 65510 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth spots respectively. 




Times Now garnered maximum ratings in the genre and continued to be at the pole position with 973 (000Sums) followed by NDTV 24x7  at second position with 467 (000Sums). CNN IBN fell to the third position with 456 (000Sums). India Today Television saw an increase in ratings, though it continued to hold the fourth place with 280 (000Sums) against 152(000Sums) in the previous week. BBC News entered the top five with 174(000Sums) 




Like last week, in the Hindi business news genre, Zee Business regained first spot with 1185 (000Sums) followed by CNBC Awaaz in second slot with 939 (000Sums). 




In the English business news channels, ET Now continued to dominate the genre with 273 (000Sums) followed by CNBC TV18 with 231 (000Sums) in the second spot. NDTV Profit & Prime in the third slot scored 91 (000Sums), while Bloomberg TV secured fourth place with 30(000Sums) in week 45.


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