BARC week 48: Times Now, ET Now, Aaj Tak, CNBC Awaaz continue to dominate their genre

MUMBAI: Time Network’s English news channel Times Now continues to lead the genre, while News 9 made an entry in top five channels. In the English business news section, ET Now witnessed a hike in ratings and continues to dominate the genre.


Aaj Tak maintained its leadership position in the Hindi news segment while in the Hindi business news CNBC Awaaz continues as the number one channel according to the week 48 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, all India (U+R) data.


English News

Times Now has risen up in the week 48’s ratings with 471 (000Sums) against 459 (000Sums) in week 47 followed by CNN IBN in the second spot with 275 (000Sums) while NDTV 24x7 fell to the third slot with 215 (000Sums) against 281 in week 47.


News 9 entered the chart with 169 (000Sums) in the fourth slot and India Today Television with 168 (000Sums) bagged fifth spot.

English Business News


ET Now continues to lead the genre and secured the leadership position with 278 (000Sums) against 264 (000Sums) in the previous week followed by CNBC TV18 in the second spot with 161 (000Sums). NDTV Profit & NDTV Prime with 53 (000Sums) stood in the third spot. Bloomberg TV maintained its position at the fourth spot with 27 (000Sums).

Hindi News

In week 48, Aaj Tak has observed an appraisal in the ratings and secures the pole position with 81828 (000Sums). India TV bagged second position with 71595 (000Sums) followed by ABP News in the third place with 56622 (000Sums) and News Nation shifted to fourth spot overtaking Zee News with 55037 (000Sums). Zee News witnessed a drop in ratings and stood at number five with 52424 (000Sums).


Hindi Business News


CNBC Awaaz continues as the leader in the genre and garnered the first position with 1532 (000Sums) followed by Zee Business in the second spot with 1098 (000Sums). 

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