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BARC week 11: Entire news genre sees a decline in the ratings

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MUMBAI: Times Now continued to be the undisputed leader in the English News space while CNBC TV 18 dominated the English business news genre. In the Hindi news genre Aaj Tak continued to lead securing the number one position. According to week 11 Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) All India data, the entire news genre saw a decline in the ratings.  

Meanwhile, CNBC Awaaz stood at the first spot in Hindi business news space.

News 9 entered the English news space whereas News Nation made a comeback in the Hindi news genre.

English news

Times Now maintained its first position with 290 (‘000s) followed by India Today Television with 251 (‘000s). NDTV 24x7 took the third birth with 122 (‘000s). News 9 made a comeback this week grabbing the fourth position with 116 (‘000s) whereas CNN-IBN bagged the fifth position with 111 (‘000s).

English business news

CNBC TV 18 secured its number one position with 268 (‘000s) followed by ET Now securing the second slot with 238 (‘000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime with 58 (‘000s) and Bloomberg TV with 17 (‘000s) took the third and fourth position respectively.

Hindi News

Aaj Tak stood at the first spot with 79605 (‘000s), while India TV took the second position with 72602 (‘000s).  India News jumped to the third position with 58344 (‘000s) followed by ABP News securing the fourth position with 48198 (‘000s). News Nation entered the top 5 list taking the fifth position with 45567 (‘000s).

Hindi business news

CNBC Awaaz saw a decrease in the ratings grabbing the first spot with 1050 (‘000s), while Zee Business stood at the second spot with 681 (‘000s).

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