In week 30 (July 25 – 31, 2015) of the English news genre according to BARC ratings, India Today TV takes back No.2 spot and NDTV 24x7 takes No.3 spot. Times Now saw its ratings almost double this week and recorded the largest rise. The reason for this large rise was the due to Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam’s demise and also Yakub Memon’s hanging.
According to BARC data for week 30 All India NCCS AB Males 22+ C&S 1lakh+ (ratings in 000’s), Times Now’s ratings rose to 1038 this week from 568 last week.
India Today Television regained No.2 spot similarly with an increase to 454 this week from 215 last week.
NDTV 24x7 at No.3 saw its ratings increase this week to 401 and take up No.3 spot.