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ABP News beats India TV for 2nd spot in U+R HSM

MUMBAI: ABP News beat India TV to secure the second position in urban + rural Hindi-speaking market (HSM), according to BARC India ratings data for the week ended 6 January.

India TV has been pushed to the third position. Other positions have remained unchanged. Aaj Tak stayed as the leader channel in the genre.

Hindi news urban and rural top 5 channels week 1 yr17
Top Hindi news channels in Rural HSM

In rural HSM also, ABP News pushed India TV to the third even as other channels retained their positions.

Hindi news rural top 5 channels week 1 yr17

Top Hindi news channels in Urban HSM

In urban HSM, News Nation replaced India News at the fifth spot. Other positions were unchanged.

Hindi news urban top 5 channels week 1 yr17
Top English news channels

The English news space didn’t see any change, with Times Now sitting pretty at the top.

English news urban and rural top 5 channels week 1 yr17

Top English business news channels

Similarly, there was status quo as far as the rankings of English and Hindi business news channels go.

English biz news urban and rural top 5 channels week 1 yr17

CNBC TV18 was at the top, followed by ET Now.

Top Hindi business news channels

CNBC Awaaz continued to be at the top.

Hindi biz news urban and rural top 2 channels week 1 yr17

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