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India TV returns to No. 2 spot

MUMBAI: India TV took back the second position from ABP News in the urban + rural Hindi-speaking market (HSM), according to BARC data for the week ended 13 January.

ABP News not only sank to the third position but also saw its impressions drop below 10 crore. Similarly, the impressions of Zee News also went below 10 crore, while that of India News plunged even further.

Hindi news urban and rural top 5 channels week 2 yr17
Top Hindi news channels in Rural HSM

India TV recaptured the second spot from ABP news in rural HSM.

India News jumped to the third position while ABP News fell to the fourth. Zee News slid to the fifth position.

Hindi news rural top 5 channels week 2 yr17
Top Hindi news channels in Urban HSM

Zee News overtook ABP News to capture the third position in urban HSM.

ABP News fell to the fourth position, and the other positions remained unchanged.

Hindi news urban top 5 channels week 2 yr17
Top English news channels

There was no change in the pecking order of the English news and business news channels. Similarly, the Hindi business news channels also saw no change in the hierarchy.

When it comes to English news, Times Now continued to lead the pack. It was, however, the only channel to experience a drop in impressions.

English news urban and rural top 5 channels week 2 yr17
Top English business news channels

In English business news, all channels saw a dip in impressions.

English biz news urban and rural top 5 channels week 2 yr17
Top Hindi business news channels

Hindi business news channels also followed the trend of their English counterparts.

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

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