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Report on Hindi News Viewership


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News channels under lockdown burden

The extension of nation-wide lockdown has affected the business of news broadcasters which are burdened with increased operating costs and less advertisement revenues. The government has put the news channels under the essential services category.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Most-watched regional news channels

BENGALURU: Regional news is has more per capita consumption in respective languages than Hindi or English news . Further, the consumption of all regional news channels is larger than Hindi news.

Television TV Channels Viewership
TRAI tariff order causes no major changes in Kannada, Telugu news channels

Week 14 of 2019 is only the second week that Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) has started publishing viewership data in the public domain after the new TRAI tariff regime was established.  Week 14 of 2019 is the week starting Saturday, 30 March 2019 and ending Friday, 5 April...

Television TV Channels Viewership
Analysis: Top South Indian news channels in 2018

South Indians consumed more news of the top 5 channels in their local languages than their Hindi speaking brethren of top 5 Hindi News channels in their respective markets in 2018. Amongst the four south Indian languages spoken in six states, Malayalis’ (Denizens of Kerala, language Malayalam)...

Television TV Channels Viewership
Most watched South Indian channels in 2018

The South Indian television market comprises of the states and union territories in which the four prominent South Indian languages (by alphabetical order): Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu are spoken

Television TV Channels Viewership