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BARC week 44: Times Now, ET Now, CNBC Awaaz continue to lead genres, India TV now leads Hindi News genre

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MUMBAI: In week 44, While Times Now maintained its number one position in the English news channels genre in the All India (U+R) market according to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India data, Aaj Tak slipped to second slot, while India TV secured the leadership position in the Hindi news channels section. 

 

In the English business and Hindi business news genre, ET Now and CNBC Awaaz maintained their position as leaders in their respective genres. 



HINDI NEWS

 

India TV secured the first place in Hindi news genre with 71129 (000Sums) followed by Aaj Tak which fell one place down to second spot with 68284 (000Sums). ABP News secured the third berth with 61433 (000Sums), whereas News Nation with 51833 (000Sums) and Zee News with 50460 (000Sums) grabbed the fourth and fifth spot respectively. 

 

 

ENGLISH NEWS

 

Times Now garnered maximum ratings in the genre and continued to be in the pole position with 671 (000Sums) followed by CNN IBN at second position with 320 (000Sums). NDTV 24x7 garnered third position with 278 (000Sums) and India Today Television saw an increase in ratings, it continued to hold the fourth place with 235 (000Sums) against 152(000Sums) in the previous week. News 9 continued to maintain fifth slot with a score of 175 (000Sums) against 124 (000Sums) in week 43. 



HINDI BUSINESS NEWS

 

Like last week, in the Hindi business news genre, CNBC Awaaz bagged the first spot with 944  (000Sums) followed by Zee Business in second slot with 899 (000Sums). 

 

ENGLISH BUSINESS NEWS

 

In the English business news channels, ET Now continues to dominate the genre with 467 (000Sums) followed by CNBC TV18 with 277 (000Sums) in the second spot. NDTV Profit & Prime in the third slot scored 109 (000Sums), whereas Bloomberg TV secured fourth place with 23 (000Sums) in week 44.

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