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News channels see further decline in viewership in Wk 42

MUMBAI: In the absence of a big news story, Hindi and English news channels saw further dip in their viewership in the 42nd week of the year. The top five channels in both the genres saw a dip in their viewership.

Top Hindi news channels in Urban+Rural

In Hindi news in urban and rural HSM, Zee News swapped places with ABP News for the fourth position.

The top 3 remained unchanged. Aaj Tak stayed as the genre leader, followed by India TV and then India News.

Hindi news Urban and Rural top 5 channels week 42 yr17

Top Hindi news channels in Urban HSM

India News moved to the third position in urban HSM, pushing Zee News to No. 4.

Aaj Tak occupied the top spot while India TV was at No. 2.

Hindi news Urban top 5 channels week 42 yr17

Top Hindi news channels in Rural HSM

In rural HSM, India TV regained the second position from India News, which slid to No. 3.

Aaj Tak remained as the No. 1 channel.

Hindi news Rural top 5 channels week 42 yr17

Top English news channels

There was no change in the pecking order of English news channels. Times Now stayed ahead of the pack, followed by CNN News18.

English news Urban and Rural top 5 channels week 42 yr17
Top English biz news channels

Similarly, the English business news genre did not see any change in the order. CNBC TV18 remained as the No. 1 channel, followed by ET Now.

English biz news Urban and Rural top 4 channels week 42 yr17
Top Hindi biz news channels

The Hindi business news genre has remained unchanged for weeks now. CNBC Awaaz stayed ahead of Zee Business.

Hindi biz news Urban and Rural top 2 channels week 42 yr17

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