BARC week 9: Mirror Now enters the top-5 list

MUMBAI: Mirror Now joined the party and entered the top 5 list of Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) week 9 ratings for 2018. Republic TV continues its leading streak while ABP News jumps to the second slot in all the three market. Aaj Tak tops the chart in all three Hindi News markets.

English News

The viewership for all the channels more than doubled in BARC All India week 9 data. Republic TV retained its numero uno position with 1223 impressions (000s) sum compared to 593 impressions (000s) sum last week. Times Now is at the second spot with 1034 impressions (000s) sum followed by India Today Television with 814 impressions (000s) sum compared to 337 impressions (000s) sum in week 8 of 2018. CNN News18 is in the fourth position with 516 impressions (000s) sum compared to 211 impressions (000s) sum last week. Mirror Now joined the party and entered the top five list at the fifth position with 321 impressions (000s) sum. NDTV 24X7 exits the top five list in week 9 of BARC All India data.

English Business News

CNBC TV18 is at the top slot witnessing a drop with 636 impressions (000s) sum compared to 804 impressions (000s) sum last week, followed by ET Now with 206 impressions (000s) sum. BTVi and CNBC TV18 Prime HD are at third and fourth positions respectively with 73 impressions (000s) sum and 20 impressions (000s) sum.

Hindi News (U+R)

Aaj Tak leads the genre with 265508 impressions (000s) sum. ABP News enters the top 5 list at the second position with 259622 impressions (000s) sum followed by Zee News at the third position with 152917 impressions (000s) sum. India TV drops two slots to the fourth position with 134206 impressions (000s) sum. News Nation sits at fifth position with 118815 Impressions (000s) sum. News18 India exited the top 5list.

Hindi News Rural

Aaj Tak tops the rural chart as well with 112631 impressions (000s) sum followed by ABP News, which made an entry in the top 5 list at the second position with 108022 impressions (000s) sum. Zee News drops a slot to the third position with 63129 impressions (000s) sum. News Nation climbs a slot to the fourth position with 56836 impressions (000s) sum. India TV is at fifth position with 49051 impressions (000s) sum. India News and News18 India which were in the third and fourth position are not present in the week 8 data.

Hindi News Urban

Aaj Tak retains its top slot with 152877 impressions (000s) sum. ABP News jumps three slots to the second position with 151600 impressions (000s) sum. Zee News climbs a slot to the third position with 89787 impressions (000s) sum. India TV drops to slots to the fourth position with 85155 impressions (000s) sum.

News Nation enters the top 5 list at fifth position with 61979 impressions (000s) sum. News18 India exited the top 5 list in week 9.

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