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CNN News18 moves to 3rd rank as Republic TV continues to lead English News

Over the past few weeks CNN News18 has edged up to 3rd place from 5th rank

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BENGALURU: Network18’s English News channel CNN News18 has moved over the past few weeks from fifth rank in week 41 of 2019 to third rank in week 44 (Saturday, 26 October 2019 to Friday, 1 November 2019, week or period under review). The channel was ranked fourth in weeks 42 and 43 of 2019. In the meantime, the Arnab Goswami headed Republic TV continued its leadership role of the genre that it had retaken in week 23 of 2019.

All the five channels in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India’s (BARC) weekly list of Top 5 English News Channels in week 44 were the same as in week 43 of 2019 (previous week or period). There was some shuffling in ranks. Week 43, which had witnessed elections and counting of votes for two state assemblies, saw the combined viewership of Top 5 English News Channels jump up by 34 percent to 2.524 million weekly impressions as compared to 1.888 million weekly impressions in week 42. The week under review saw the combined ratings of the Top 5 English News channels drop 22 percent from the 2.524 million weekly impressions to 1.978 million weekly impressions. Please refer to the figure below

Please refer to the figure below for the ranks of the Top 5 English News Channels:

Top 5 English News Channels performance in week 44 of 2019

As mentioned above Republic TV continued on at rank one in week 44 of 2019 with 0.624 million weekly impressions as compared to 0.846 million weekly impressions in the previous week. Also continuing on at second rank was Times Now in week 44 of 2019 with 0.454 million weekly impressions as compared to 0.658 million weekly impressions in week 43.

CNN News18 climbed up a place to third rank in week 44 of 2019 with 0.317 million weekly impressions as compared to fourth rank and 0.327 million weekly impressions in week 43. DD India also climbed up a place to fourth rank in week 44 of 2019 with 0.311 million weekly impressions as compared to fifth rank and 0.306 million weekly impressions in week 43. The India Today Group’s India Today Television dropped two places to fifth rank with 0.272 million weekly impressions from third rank and 0.387 million weekly impressions in week 43.

Please refer to the figure below:


 

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