ABP News takes No. 2 position as Aaj Tak slips to No. 3 position in Week 27 of BARC ratings
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | July 16, 2015
Week 27 of BARC ratings brought major reshuffle in the pecking order of top 3 Hindi news channels wherein India TV displaced Aaj Tak from No. 1 position. ABP News stood second followed by Aaj Tak at No. 3.
According to select data made available by BARC for Week 27 (July 4 â€“ July 10) for HSM, 1L+ Individuals, India TV garnered a gross rating of 27,322Â TVTs while ABP News was at No. 2 with a gross rating of 26,235Â TVTs. Aaj Takâ€™s gross ratings were at 24,968 TVTs this week.
Among English news channels, Times Now stayed at the top despite decline in its viewership. India Today Television returned to No. 2 position pushing CNN-IBN at No.3. Times Now recorded a gross rating of 418 TVTs while India Today Television grew to 186 TVTs. CNN-IBN recorded a gross viewership of 170 TVTs (TG: All India : NCCS AB : Males 22+ : Week 27 : Individuals : C&S 1Lac+).
CNBC-TV18 and ET Now recorded 199 TVTs among English business news channels. Bloomberg TV India witnessed significant growth in its viewership and recorded a gross rating of 62 TVTs (TG: All India : NCCS AB : Males 22+ : Week 26 : Individuals : C&S 1Lac+).
Among Hindi business news channels, CNBC Awaaz was the leader with 382 TVTs, with Zee Business coming in at No. 2 with 238 TVTs.