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News ratings on the decline as lockdown eases

News is event-driven. Events drive up viewership of news channels. Elections, disasters, pandemics send news channels into a frenzy.  Coverage, debates, breaking news …., the rapid staccato oratory, hyperbole, events dissected from different angles often leaving messy dregs of the matter.

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Total TV viewership grows by 24% in week 18: BARC India & Nielsen

Total TV viewership has grown by 24 per cent in week 18 over pre- Covid2019 period and recorded 1.1 trillion viewing minutes. The highest viewership was recorded in week 13, post which there has seen a gradual drop, though it’s still significantly higher than Pre COVID levels.

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Megacities see reach, ATS growth in COVID-19 week 5

MUMBAI: Megacities like Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore have grown during week 5 of COVID-19 driven by both reach and ATS, as per latest data from BARC and Nielsen. ATS for Mumbai has grown the most by 1 hour 42 minutes (39 per cent growth).  Follow Tellychakkar for the consumer facing news &...

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Despite re-runs, sports broadcasters continue winning streak in week 14 of BARC

MUMBAI: With no live sports across the globe, sports broadcasters have been trying alternatives to keep sports enthusiasts engaged by showing the re-runs of archived historic matches of cricket, wrestling, kabbadi and football. This, indeed, has helped sports channels to gain traction, as per the...

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Television viewership peters down slightly in Week 14

BENGALURU: The first three weeks of Indian COVID-19 lockdown have expanded television viewership in India to an extent that was probably never imagined earlier. As many average Indian citizens, bound by the lockdown within the confines of their homes, sought to comfort their minds with news of what...

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