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BARC Ratings: Times Now leads the pack of English News channels

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BARC Ratings: Times Now leads the pack of English News channels

Broadcasters Audience Research Council released the much awaited television ratings for the week 16 from April 18th to 24th. The data released in the first phase of BARC is  for  : 1L+ C&S HHs – Empanelled – 12,000, Reporting - 10,760 households (1L+ C&S).

Top 3 Channels All India (1 Lac+HHs)
English News WK 16
Rat'000 {Sum}
Times Now 355
NDTV 24X7 196

According to BARC data, Times Now leads the pack of English News Channels, followed by CNN IBN and NDTV 24x7.

According to data sourced from BARC Subscribers (All India 1Mn+, NCCS AB Households), Times Now leads with the maximum market share of 49 % English news space. The ratings(Gross TVTs 000s) for Times Now are 149,000. Headlines Today sits on the second spot with 23% market share and 69,000 ratings. NDTV 24x7 got the third position with 19% share and got 58000 ratings. CNN IBN is the last in the table with 8% and got 25000 ratings.


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