CNN-News18 captures top position in English news genre in BARC week 22
MUMBAI: TV18-owned CNN-News18 has become the number 1 English news channel in week 22 of BARC India ratings. With 2.17 million impressions, the channel has pushed Republic TV (1.8 million impressions) to the number 2 position.
Times Now is at the third spot with 1.2 million impressions while DD India and India Today Television are at the fourth and fifth positions with 0.7 million and 0.53 million impressions respectively.
In Hindi news genre, India TV has moved to the second position in Urban + Rural HSM. ABP News has dropped to the fifth spot while Republic Bharat and News18 India have moved one level up.
In urban HSM, India TV, News18 India, and Republic Bharat have moved one level up to the second, third and fourth positions respectively. ABP News has been replaced by Zee News in the top 5 table.
Republic Bharat has moved to the second positions in rural HSM while ABP News is down at the third position. India TV and News18 India have swapped positions.
All the channels English news genre have seen erosion in weekly impressions.
The two Hindi business news channel have also seen an impact on their viewership.