Times Now tops English news channel genre once again

09 Jan,2012

By A Correspondent


Times Now,India’s No.1 English news channel maintained its stronghold on the English news genre for the fourth consecutive year. The channel has yet again reinforced its leadership position, dominating the genre with its unmatched news, views and analysis.


Times Now lead the genre with a channel share of 33 per cent (TAM: All India 1mn+; CS Male AB 25+ years; All day, 24 hrs; 2011 data till week 53), whereas CNN-IBN and NDTV 24×7 garnered 28 per cent and 19 per cent respectively.


The channel continues to provide sharp, precise and comprehensive news. With a viewership of 2.3 million, Times Now has emerged as the trusted voice of the people.


Enjoying prime time viewership, Times Now garnered a channel share of 34 per cent (Prime Time: 19.00 – 23.30; TAM: All India 1mn+; CS Male 25+ AB; All days, 24 hours; Week 1 to Week 53 ’11) as against CNN-IBN and NDTV 24X7 with 30 per cent and 20 per cent respectively.


The Newshour anchored by Arnab Goswami is the most watched English news show. Garnering a share of 42 per cent with the genre (All India 1mn+; CS Male 25+ AB; Week 1 to Week 53 ’11), The Newshour enjoyed an immense viewership as against 28 per cent and 17 per cent by CNN-IBN and NDTV 24×7 respectively.


By capturing pertinent news like the uninterrupted live coverage of the Anna Hazare movement or breaking the story on the infant deaths inWest Bengalor even bringing a bird’s eye view of the action during the Parliament’s winter session, the channel has been relentless in highlighting issues and debating key developments that impact the nation at large.


Times Now has set itself apart as a strong news brand that delivers relevant, insightful and an unbiased reportage of news inIndiaand around the world.


Times Television Network informs and entertains over 100 million urban affluent audiences acrossIndiawith ET Now, Movies Now, Times Now, & zoOm. The network is available in 21 other countries across the globe. Times Television Network is part ofIndia’s largest media conglomerate, The Times Group.


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7 responses to “Times Now tops English news channel genre once again”

  1. Manjunath says:

    Times now doing great job.. especially news hour with arnab..

    Earlier i used to watch CNN IBN, it seems they have soft corner on congress. so i stopped watching it. now everyday i watch only news hour which brings the correct and true news without the fear..

    All the Best Times now/News Hour,, keep it up.

  2. Parul Agarwal says:

    My 11 years old daughter can do mirror writing without fumbling. I want to apply for Guinness Records, can you support or help us?

  3. easwar says:

    north or east arnab is best

  4. John Thomas says:

    Why does this read like a press release 🙂

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