Top Indian News Channel By TRP

Hindi News ratings continued their decline in week 38 of 2019 (Week 38: Saturday, 14 September 2019 to Friday, 20 September 2019, period or week under review). Following the big jump in ratings in week 21 0f 2019 when the opinion polls accompanied by results of the national elections, Hindi News ratings had witnessed a steep decline. The abrogation of Article 370 and the forming of the brand new union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on 5 August 2019 during week 32 of 2019 saw ratings peak a little bit once again, and then gradually climb down. Weekly data of Top 5 Hindi News channels sourced from Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) reveals that the combined total of ratings of the very best 5 Hindi News channels in the combined urban (U) and rural (R) Hindi speaking market (HSM) dipped 13 percent in week 38 of 2019 when compared with the prior week. Ratings of the very best 5 Hindi News channels in the urban market – HSM (U) declined 14 percent in comparison with a 11 percent fall regarding HSM (R) through the period under review. BARC data offers more weightage for the urban markets when compared with the rural markets.

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AajTak from the India Today Group continued its unimpeded and uninterrupted dominance of the Hindi News genre in HSM (U+R), HSM (U) and HSM (R). Please make reference to the figures below for the combined ratings of the very best 5 Hindi News channels in HSM (U+R), HSM (U) and HSM (R) respectively.

Top 5 channels of the Hindi News genre in week 38 of 2019 in HSM (U+R)

The combined weekly ratings of the very best 5 Hindi News channels in HSM (U+R) declined 13 percent to 511.897 million impressions in week 38 of 2019 in comparison with 587.374 million weekly impressions in week 37. As the same channels had been within BARC’s weekly list in HSM (U+R), there is some shuffling in ranks between your two weeks. All of the channels witnessed decline in ratings in week 38 of 2019 when compared with week 38.

AajTak at rank one, witnessed a 16 percent decline in ratings through the period under review in HSM (U+R) to 114.016 million weekly impressions from 134.965 million weekly impressions in week 37. India TV jumped up two places to second rank in week 38 of 2019 with 101.656 million weekly impressions despite a 7 percent decline in viewership from 109.803 million weekly impressions and fourth rank in week 37.

Zee News slipped a location to third rank in week 38 of 2019 with 100.993 million weekly impressions, a drop of 17 percent in comparison with 121.535 million weekly impressions and second rank in the last week. News18 India also dropped a location to fourth rank in week 38 of 2019 with 99.771 million weekly impressions, a ten percent decline from the 111.695 million weekly impressions and third rank in week 37. ABP News retained its rank 5 in the list in week 38 of 2019 with 95.261 million weekly impressions that was 13 percent less than the 109.376 million weekly impressions in week 38.

Top 5 channels of the Hindi News genre in week 38 of 2019 in HSM (U)

The combined weekly impressions of the very best 5 Hindi News channels in HSM (U) declined 14 percent to 294.229 million weekly impressions in week 38 of 2019 from 340.308 million weekly impressions in the last week. The five channels in the list for both weeks – weeks 38 and 37 of 2019 had been the same, however, with a shuffling in ranks.

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