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CNBC only exception as all other leaders witness ratings decline: BARC Week 47

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MUMBAI: Time Network’s English news channel Times Now and English business news channel ET Now witnessed a fall in ratings but continued to dominate their respective genres.

 

In the Hindi news genre, Aaj Tak led the genre while CNBC Awaaz in Hindi business news genre became the number one channel according to week 47 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, all India (U+R) data.

 

English News

 

Times Now saw a fall in ratings this week but led the genre with 459 (000Sums) against 558 (000Sums) in week 46 followed by NDTV 24x7 in the second spot with 281 (000Sums) and India Today Television in the third slot with 233 (000Sums) respectively.

 

CNN IBN with 224 (000Sums) and BBC World News with 175 (000Sums) bagged fourth and fifth spot respectively.

 

English Business News

 

ET Now continued to lead the genre and secured the leadership position with 264 (000Sums) against 381 (000Sums) in the previous week followed by CNBC TV18 in the second spot with 257 (000Sums). NDTV Profit & NDTV Prime with 83 (000Sums) stood in the third spot. Bloomberg TV maintained its position at the fourth spot with 21 (000Sums).

Hindi News

 

In week 47, Aaj Tak observed a decline in ratings but secured pole position with 77966 (000Sums) against 80873 (000Sums) in the previous week. India TV maintained its second position with 60871 (000Sums) followed by ABP News in the third place with 54566 (000Sums) and Zee News on the fourth spot with 50756 (000Sums). News Nation witnessed a drop in ratings but maintained its fifth position with 49680 (000Sums) as against 57997 (000Sums) in week 46.

 

Hindi Business News

 

CNBC Awaaz emerged as the leader in the genre and garnered the first position with 1222 (000Sums) followed by Zee Business in the second spot with 1058 (000Sums). 

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