Top Story


Home >> Media - TV >> Article

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

Font Size   16
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.


Tags Times Now NDTV Headlines Today

Sidharth Gupta, Co-founder, Treebo talks about their outdoor campaign ‘Perfect stay or don’t pay’, what prompted this bold advertising move, its targeting, and the metrics that the brand utilizes to measure the efficacy of such a campaign

Vijay Mansukhani, speaks to exchange4media about the resurgence of Onida, the scope of growth of consumer electronics market in India and the reasons why Indian consumer electronics brands don’t compete on a global scale

Projjol Banerjea opens up about hiring Anne Macdonald and GroupM's Rob Norman, and the brand's new identity

Meera Iyer tells exchange4media that in FY 2016/17, bigbasket clocked a revenue of Rs 1,400 crore. The online supermarket currently stands at 70,000 orders a day, with operations in 25 cities.

The announcement regarding this was made on Twitter by Sukumar Ranganathan, Editor-in-Chief, Hindustan Times, and Shekhar Gupta, Founder, The Print

The website promises to bring fast, reliable, insight-rich analysis in times when the readers are flooded with ‘breaking news’, and great conversations among an elite community of opinion leaders

The network has based its claim on Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) all India data (U+R) from April 2017 to March 2017 (full year average)