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BARC week 6: Mirror Now enters the top 5 list

Mirror Now

MUMBAI: Mirror Now joined the party and entered the top 5 list of Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) week 6 ratings for 2018. Republic TV continues its leading streak while ABP News exits the top five chart in Hindi News Rural market. Aaj Tak tops the chart in Hindi News urban market.

English News

Republic TV retained its numero uno position with 840 impressions (000s) sum compared to 757 impressions (000s) sum last week. Times Now is at the second spot with 663 impressions (000s) sum followed by India Today Television with 243 impressions (000s) sum compared to 311 impressions (000s) sum in week 5 of 2018. CNN News18 is in fourth position with 188 impressions (000s) sum compared to 195 impressions (000s) sum last week. Mirror Now joined the party and entered the top five list at the fifth position with 132 impressions (000s) sum. NDTV 24X7 exits the top five list in week 6 of BARC All India data.

English Business News

The English Business news channels saw a dip in the after the budget week. CNBC TV18 is at the top slot witnessing a drop with 1172 impressions (000s) sum compared to 1424 impressions (000s) sum last week, followed by ET Now with 385 impressions (000s) sum. BTVi and CNBC TV18 Prime HD are at third and fourth positions respectively with 153 impressions (000s) sum and 43 impressions (000s) sum.

Hindi News (U+R)

Aaj Tak leads the genre with 114402 impressions (000s) sum. India TV climbed two slots to the second position with 88568 impressions (000s) sum followed by Zee News which dropped a slot to third position with 84554 impressions (000s) sum. News18 India climbs a slot to the fourth position with 81274 impressions (000s) sum. ABP News drops two slots to fifth position with 72327 impressions (000s) sum.

Hindi News Rural

Aaj Tak tops the rural chart as well with 50525 impressions (000s) sum followed Zee News with 36368 impressions (000s) sum. News Nation climbs a slot to third position with 35975 impressions (000s) sum. India News is at fourth position with 34659 impressions (000s) sum. News18 India re-enters the top 5 slot with 33452 impressions (000s) sum. ABP News which was in the third position is not present in the week 6 data.

Hindi News Urban

Aaj tak retains its top slot with 63876 impressions (000s) sum. India TV and Zee News are at second and third position with 55242 impressions (000s) sum and 48186 impressions (000s) sum.

News18 India and ABP News are at fourth and fifth position after inter-changing the positions with 47822 impressions (000s) sum and 39740 impressions (000s) sum.

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