English news & Hindi genre players sees decline in ratings: BARC week 22

MUMBAI: Times Now continued to top the English News genre while ET Now sustained its number one position 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. 

According to week 22 of BARC India ratings, genre leaders continued to dominate their respective spaces, English News genre saw a decline in the ratings whereas English Business News space saw an increase in viewership. Whereas, players in Hindi News and Hindi Business News genre witnessed a downfall in ratings this week.

English News

Times Now witnessed a decline in the ratings but continued to be at the number one position with 385 Impressions (000s) this week to 436 Impressions (000s) last week. India Today Television saw an increase in the ratings and stood on second position with 177 Impressions followed by NDTV 24x7 at the third spot with 147 Impressions (000s). CNN News18 took the fourth berth with 129 Impressions (000s). News 9 continued at the fifth position with 112  Impressions (000s).

English Business News

ET Now sustained at the top with an increase in the rating from 115 Impressions (000s) to 138 Impressions (000s) in this week. CNBC TV18 also saw a slight improvement with 118 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime continued at its third position with 54 Impressions (000s). Bloomberg TV was on last spot with 10 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak, despite a slide in the ratings, sustained its number one position with 66701 Impressions (000s) as compared to 67008 Impressions (000s) in the previous week. India TV with a decline in ratings grabbed the second spot with 61807 Impressions (000s) as to 62015 Impressions (000s) in week 21. ABP News garnered 42007 Impressions (000s) and was at third spot, wile India News with 41016 Impressions (000s) was on fourth position. News Nation with an increase in the ratings from 39815 Impressions (000s) was at fifth place

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz maintained its first position despite declined ratings from 671 Impressions (000s) in the previous week to 608 Impressions (000s) in week 22. The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 436 Impressions (000s) in comparison to 460 Impressions (000s) in week 21.

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