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

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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.


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