Times Now & ET Now gain; Aaj Tak & CNBC Awaaz decline in ratings

MUMBAI: In week 7 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, Times Now continued to dominate the English news genre while in the Business news genre, ET Now retained its numero uno slot with an increase in ratings.

On the other hand, Aaj Tak led the Hindi news genre, whereas even after a decline in ratings CNBC Awaaz continued to dominate the Hindi business news genre. 

English News

Times Now with an increase in ratings remained as the undisputed leader in the English news space with 563 (‘000s) as against 404 (‘000s) in week 6. India Today Television took the second spot with 243 (‘000s). NDTV 24x7 with 223 (‘000s) and CNN IBN with 149 (‘000s) grabbed the third and the fourth positions respectively.

News 9 continued to maintain its place in the fifth slot with 131 (‘000s).

English Business News

ET Now continued to lead the English business news genre with 273 (‘000s) followed by CNBC TV18 with 223 (‘000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime with 78 (‘000s) were in the third place, whereas Bloomberg TV with 11 (‘000s) grabbed the fourth position.

Hindi News

With a fall in ratings Aaj Tak with 77193 (‘000s) continued to dominate the space while India TV at 69739 (‘000s) with an increase in ratings stood in the second position. ABP News jumped to the number three position with 56051 (‘000s) followed by Zee News with 52604 (‘000s) in fourth place. India News fell from the third spot to number five this week with 49608 (‘000s)

Hindi Business News

Even after witnessing a slide in ratings CNBC Awaaz garnered the first position in the genre with 1294 (‘000s) as against 1790 (‘000s) in week 6. Zee Business with 940 (‘000s) stood at number two.

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