Times Now, CNBC TV18, Aaj Tak dominate respective genres

MUMBAI: Times Now remained the undisputed leader in the English News space whereas CNBC TV18 was number one in the English Business News genre, according to week 43 of Broadcast Association Research Council (BARC).

Aaj Tak outshone in both, the rural and urban, markets as the most watched channel. Meanwhile, CNBC Awaaz was the numero uno in the Hindi Business News space.

English News

Times Now continued to dominate the genre with 594 Impressions (000s) this week. CNN News18 grabbed the second slot with 248 Impressions (000s) while NDTV 24x7 took the third position with 200 Impressions. India Today Television with 193 Impressions (000s) and News X with 108 Impressions (000s) took the fourth and fifth position respectively.

English Business News

CNBC TV18 stood at the number one position with 326 Impressions (000s) followed by ET Now at the second spot with 160 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime continued to be at the third position with 70 Impressions (000s). BTVi secured itself on the last spot with 16 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak stood at the first spot with 97621Impressions (000s) followed by India TV at the second position with 91223 Impressions (000s).  India News sustained at third position with 81010 Impressions (000s) followed by Zee News securing the fourth position with 78695 Impressions (000s). ABP News took the fifth position with 72762 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News Rural

 Aaj Tak dominated the rural market with 46577 Impressions (000s) followed by India TV with 42327 Impressions (000s). India News grabbed the third position with 36989 Impressions (000s). News 24 took the fourth place with 34938 Impressions (000s) followed by News Nation with 33028 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News Urban

Aaj Tak was at the number one position with 51044 Impressions (000s) followed by India TV at the second position with 48895 Impressions (000s).  Zee News grabbed the third position with 47259 Impressions (000s) followed by India News at the fourth position with 44021 Impressions (000s). ABP News took the fifth position with 40333 Impressions (000s).

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz took the first position with 1006 Impressions (000s). The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 690 Impressions (000s).

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