CNBC TV18 toppled ET Now in English business news genre; BBC World News made a comeback

MUMBAI: According to week 8 Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) All India data, CNBC TV18 toppled ET Now in the English business news genre, while Times Now continued to dominate the English news space. BBC World News has made a comeback in this week’s top English news channel list as per the data.

Aaj Tak continued to be the leader in the Hindi News space while CNBC Awaaz maintained its lead in the Hindi Business News genre.

Meanwhile, the entire news space (both English and Hindi) saw an increase in the ratings this week.

English News

Times Now remained as the undisputed leader in the English news space with 627 (‘000s) followed by NDTV 24x7 at the second position with 290 (‘000s). India Today Television with 263 (‘000s) and CNN IBN with 254 (‘000s) grabbed the third and the fourth positions respectively.

BBC World News with 131 (‘000s) made a comeback on the top 5 chart at the fifth position.

English Business News

CNBC TV18 replaced ET Now with 450 (‘000s). The latter took the second spot with 275 (‘000s) followed by NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime with 78 (‘000s) at the third place. Bloomberg TV stood at the fifth position with 15 (‘000s).

Hindi News

With an increase in the ratings, Aaj Tak with 101805 (‘000s) continued to dominate the space while India TV stood at the second position with an increased rating of 80573 (‘000s).  Zee News secured its third position with 65922 (‘000s) followed by ABP News with 63674 (‘000s) in fourth place. India News secured  the number five position with 55288 (‘000s).

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz with an increase in the ratings grabbed the first spot with 1482 (‘000s) as against 1294 (‘000s) in week 7. Zee Business stood at the second spot with 927 (‘000s).

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