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No major change in news genre in Wk 13

MUMBAI: After hectic action, the news genre settled down with very little change in the pecking orders of English and Hindi general and business news channels.

Top Hindi news channels in Urban+Rural HSM

ABP News established itself as the No. 2 channel in urban + rural Hindi-speaking market (HSM), replacing India TV.

The beleaguered India TV has inched back to No. 3 in Week 13 after dropping to No. 4 the week before.

Zee News fell to No. 4 while News18 India swung back into the top 5.

Aaj Tak continued to be the No. 1 Hindi news channel.

Hindi news urban and rural top 5 channels week 13 yr 17

Top Hindi news channels in Urban HSM

Aaj Tak continued to lead the urban HSM, according to BARC data. News18 India replaced News Nation in the top 5.

Hindi news urban top 5 channels week 13 yr 17
Top Hindi news channels in Rural HSM

There was no change in the order in rural HSM, with Aaj Tak leading the pack.

Hindi news rural top 5 channels week 13 yr 17
Top English news channels

In the English news genre, BBC World News replaced NewsX at the fifth spot. The other positions in the top 5 remained unaltered with Times Now leading the pack.

English news urban and rural top 5 channels week 13 yr 17
Top English business news channels

There was a drop in the English business news viewership. But the top order remained unchanged.

English biz news urban and rural top 5 channels week 13 yr 17
Top Hindi business news channels

There was no change in the pecking order of the Hindi business news channels.

Hindi biz news urban and rural top 2 channels week 13 yr 17


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