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ABP News dislodges India TV from No. 2 spot in Wk 17

MUMBAI: ABP News dislodged India TV from the No. 2 spot in the Hindi general news genre, BARC data for the week ended 28 April showed. India TV and Zee News each slipped by a rank in urban + rural Hindi-speaking market (HSM).

Hindi news urban and rural top 5 channels week 17 yr 17

Top Hindi news channels in Urban HSM

ABP News returned to the second spot in urban HSM while India TV fell to No. 4.

Hindi news urban top 5 channels week 17 yr 17
Top Hindi news channels in Rural HSM

In rural HSM, the top 3 remained unchanged while the fourth and fifth positions saw a swap between India News and Zee News.

Hindi news rural top 5 channels week 17 yr 17
Top English news channels

In the English news genre, India Today Television replaced NDTV 24×7 at No. 2. CNN-News18 moved to No. 3 while NDTV 24×7 dropped to the fourth spot.

English news urban and rural top 5 channels week 17 yr 17
Top English business news channels

There was no change in hierarchy of the English and Hindi business news channels. CNBC-TV18 widened its lead while ET Now saw a dip in viewership.

English biz news urban and rural top 5 channels week 17 yr 17
Top Hindi business news channels

CNBC Awaaz saw a marginal rise in viewership, according to BARC data for the week ended 28 April.

Hindi biz news urban and rural top 2 channels week 17 yr 17

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