MUMBAI: Times Now continued to lead the English news genre, while CNBC TV18 dominated the English business news space according to week 10 Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India data,. News X entered the English news genre top 5 list, News Nation exited the Hindi news space making way for India News in the top 5 list. Meanwhile, Aaj Tak and CNBC Awaaz secured their number one position in the Hindi news and Hindi business news genre respectively.
Despite a decline in ratings, Times Now continued to lead the English news space with 330 (‘000s) as compared to 419 (‘000s) in week 9. India Today Television jumped to the second spot with 242 (‘000s) followed by NDTV 24x7 at the third position with 146 (‘000s). CNN IBN bagged the fourth position with 142 (‘000s). News X entered the top 5 list taking the fifth position with 119 (‘000s).
English Business News
CNBC TV18 secured first position with 316 (‘000s) followed by ET Now with 251 (‘000s) at the second place. NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime garnered 65 (‘000s) to take fourth place, while Bloomberg TV observed a downfall in the ratings at 12 (‘000s) and stood fourth position.
Aaj Tak stood at the first spot with a decline in the ratings this week to 87008 (‘000s), while India TV took the second position with 71704 (‘000s). ABP News with 53433 (‘000s) and India News with 51864 (‘000s) grabbed the third and the fourth positions respectively while Zee News took the fifth berth with 49982 (‘000s).
Hindi Business News
CNBC Awaaz saw a decrease in the ratings but still had the first spot with 1172 (‘000s) as against 1351 (‘000s) in week 9. Zee Business stood at the second spot with 710 (‘000s).