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News channels see surge in viewership in Week 28

MUMBAI: The English TV news genre saw an increase in viewership for the week ended 15 July, though there was no change in the pecking order.

Times Now retained its numero uno position among English general news channels during Week 28, BARC viewership data showed.

NDTV 24×7 continued to be the second-ranked channel, followed by India Today Television. The list of the top five channels was rounded off by CNN News18 and News X at the fourth and fifth position respectively.

English news top 5 channels week 28 yr16
Hindi general news channels

There was a big surge in viewership for the Hindi general news channels. Aaj Tak’s reign was undisturbed, though India TV gave it a chase.

Hindi news top 5 channels week 28 yr16
English business news channels

The English business news channels also continued to be in their old positions, with CNBC TV18 at the top, followed by ET Now at No. 2.

English biz news top 4 channels week 28 yr16
Hindi business news channels

Interestingly, the viewership of the two-channel Hindi business news genre remained unchanged compared to the previous week.

CNBC Awaaz continued to run ahead of Zee Business.

Hindi biz news top 2 channel week 28 yr16

 

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