News18 India enters Top 5 list, News Nation exits

MUMBAI: Although Times Now retained its leadership position, the English News genre witnessed a decrease in ratings in BARC week 13. In the Hindi News - Urban genre too, the channels saw a decrease in the viewership. News18 India entered the Top 5 list leading to the exit of News Nation. Players in the English Business News genre, dominated by CNBC TV18, observed mixed ratings. 

English News

Times Now and India Today respectively retained their number one and number two positions with 606 Impressions (000s) and 371 Impressions (000s). 

CNN News18 bagged the third slot with 354 Impressions (000s). NDTV 24x7 with 338 Impressions (000s) and BBC World News with 136 Impressions (000s) took the fourth and fifth position, respectively.

English Business News

CNBC TV 18 emerged the leader with 547 Impressions (000s) followed by ET Now with 356 Impressions (000s). NDTV Profit and NDTV Prime together were at the third position with 90 Impressions (000s). BTVi was on the fourth spot with 34 Impressions (000s) and CNBC TV 18 Prime HD took the fifth place with 20 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News

Aaj Tak with low ratings continued at its number one position with 129150 Impressions (000s) as compared to 152024 Impressions (000s) in week 12. ABP News was at the second position with 115506 Impressions (000s). At the third and fourth slots respectively, India TV and Zee News interchanged their past week positions with 95234 and 94469 Impressions (000s). News18 India took the fifth position with 72140 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News Rural

Despite reduced ratings Aaj Tak emerged at the number one position in the rural market with 59143 Impressions (000s) as compared to 64889 Impressions (000s) last week. ABP News was at the second place with 53506 Impressions (000s) and India TV grabbed the third position with 40198 Impressions (000s). Zee News and India News respectively took the fourth and fifth place with 36903 and 36878 Impressions (000s).

Hindi News Urban

Aaj Tak retained the numero uno spot in the urban market with 70007 Impressions (000s) as compared to 87135 Impressions (000s) last week. ABP News was at the second position with 61999 Impressions (000s). Zee News took the third position with 57565 Impressions (000s) followed by India TV at the fourth position with 55035 Impressions (000s). News 18 India took the fifth position with 40469 Impressions (000s).

Hindi Business News

CNBC Awaaz continued to dominate the genre as ratings climbed from 1848 Impressions (000s) last week to 2348 Impressions (000s) this week. The second spot was taken by Zee Business with 1339 Impressions (000s).

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