English & Hindi News ratings decline, Business News space in both languages witnessed increase

MUMBAI: According to week 21 of BARC India ratings, genre leaders continued to dominate their respective spaces. While, Times Now continued to top the English News genre, ET Now grabbed the top spot in English Business News.

In the Hindi News genre Aaj Tak stood at number one position while CNBC Awaaz secured the first spot in Hindi Business News space. 

Meanwhile, English News genre saw a decline in the ratings whereas except ET Now, the other channels in the English Business News space saw an increase in viewership. The Hindi News genre also witnessed a downfall in its ratings except for News Nation while the Hindi Business News space saw a substantial increase in its ratings.

English News

Times Now maintained its number one spot with a decline in rating to 436 Impressions (000s) this week from 523 Impressions (000s) last week. India Today Television stood on second position with 175 Impressions followed by NDTV 24x7 at the thirs spot with 152 Impressions (000s). CNN News18 took the fourth berth with 152 Impressions (000s). While NDTV 24x7 moved down to fourth position with 224 Impressions (000s). News 9 entered the top 5 list at the fifth position with 86 Impressions (000s).

English Business News

ET Now continued to top its space with a downfall in the rating with 115 Impressions (000s) as compared to 129 Impressions (000s) last week. CNBC TV18 also saw a slight improvement with 109 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime continued at its third position with 31 Impressions (000s). Bloomberg TV was on last spot with 10 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak sustained its number one position with 67008 Impressions (000s) followed by India TV with a decline in ratings grabbing the second spot with 62015 Impressions (000s) as to 64910 Impressions (000s) in week 20. ABP News garnered 42484 Impressions (000s) and grabbed third spot wile India News with 39779 Impressions (000s) was on fourth position. News Nation with an increase in the ratings from 38794 Impressions (000s) last week to 36496 Impressions (000s) bagged the fifth position. 

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz maintained top position with improved ratings from 663 Impressions (000s) from last week to 671 Impressions (000s) in week 21. The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 460 Impressions (000s) in comparison to 457 Impressions (000s) in week 20.

Latest Reads
World Television Premiere of Judwaa 2 on Star Gold

This Christmas, Star Gold dons the Santa hat promising to indulge its viewers with double the entertainment, double the excitement and double the fun! The Home of Blockbusters announces the World Television Premiere of one of the most sought after films of the year – Judwaa 2. The film that raked...

Television TV Channels Movie Channels
Eros International inks co-production pact with Drishyam Films

Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International) has signed a four-film co-production deal with leading production house, Drishyam Films.

Television Production House Film Production
ITW Consulting bags in-stadia ad rights for Ind & Aus tours of SA 2018

ITW Consulting, India-based sports management company, has acquired in-stadia advertising rights for the Indian and Australian Tours of South Africa for 2017/2018. ITW Consulting rights will market and sell these in-stadia advertising rights to non-South African companies and entities.

Television TV Channels Sports
Nickelodeon kid's choice awards 2017

Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards (KCA) 2017, presented by Dabur Red Paste, powered by Jolly Rancher in association with Yellow Diamond and Funskool and Apis Honey took place on 15 December 2017.

Television TV Channels Kids
Focus Group to launch Kannada news channel

Focus Group is now focusing on south India with its upcoming news channel Focus TV Kannada News.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Panchal helps Star Bharat top Hindi GECs across genres

Optimystix Entertainment’s Indian comedy sitcom Kya Haal Mr. Panchal on Star India’s FTA Hindi GEC Star Bharat has been amongst Broadcast Audience Research Council of India’s (BARC) weekly list of top-five Hindi GEC programmes in the HSM markets, more so during primetime. In week 49 of 2017:...

Television TV Channels Viewership
&Privé HD celebrates the birthday of the Steven Spielberg

&Privé HD, the English movie channel, presents Club Privé: Spielberg Edition – a curation of five of Spielberg’s best movies exploring different sides of human emotions. The special will air from 18 to 22 December at 11 pm only on &Privé HD.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Green Gold’s golden Mumbai launch

MUMBAI: Green Gold Animation is all set to hit the green running with its new offshoot Golden Robot. The Rajiv Chilaka-run animation outfit has been wowing everyone with its deals for animation series with both Netflix and Amazon Prime.  But the occasion this time was the celebration of the launch...

Television Production House Film Production
Gujarat elections boost news channel ratings as Republic continues to lead English News

BENGALURU: Rahul Gandhi’s shenanigans and Narendra Modi’s sudden and unexpected belligerence at rallies leading up to the Gujarat state assembly elections have resulted in bolstering sagging news viewership, especially for the English news genre. According to Broadcast Audience Research Council of...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories