English News observes shuffling with News X' entry in top 5

MUMBAI: News X entered the English News genre list at the fifth position while CNBC TV18 toppled ET Now in English Business News space. The English News space players also witness shuffling at various levels.

According to week 23 of BARC India ratings, Hindi news genre witnessed an increase in the ratings. Meanwhile, channels in the Hindi Business News space saw a downfall in the ratings this week.

English News

Times Now with a decline in the ratings continued to remain as the undisputed leader with 364 Impressions (000s) as to 385 Impressions (000s) in week 22. NDTV 24x7 went one step up taking the second berth with 167 Impressions (000s) followed by CNN News18 with 158 Impressions (000s). India Today Television witnessed a decline in the ratings and stood on fourth position with 116 Impressions while News X entered the top 5 list at the fifth place with  87  Impressions (000s).

English Business News

CNBC TV 18 toppled ET Now taking the first position with 143 Impressions (000s) followed by ET Now with 110 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime continued at its third position with 51 Impressions (000s) while Bloomberg TV was on last spot with 8 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak with an increase in the ratings sustained its number one position with 70229 Impressions (000s) as compared to 66701 Impressions (000s) last week. India TV continued at its second spot with 63607 Impressions (000s) followed by ABP News with 43886 Impressions (000s) at the third spot. News Nation climbed up the list taking the fourth position with 42770 Impressions (000s) while India News with 42727 Impressions (000s) settled at the fifth position. 

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz maintained its first position with declined ratings from 608 Impressions (000s) last week to 506 Impressions (000s) in week 23. The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 410 Impressions (000s) in comparison to 436 Impressions (000s) in week 22.


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