India Ratings: DD India overtakes Republic TV in news genre


State broadcaster, DD India beat Republic TV for the first time in the English news category, according to Week 5 of 2019 data from BARC India.

DD India recently re-positioned itself as an English news channel and has fast climbed up the popularity chart. The channel entered the Top 5 list of English news channels for the first time in Week 3 of 2019.

Top 5 English news channels

Broadcaster Week 5 Week 4
1 DD India 1503 596
2 Republic TV 725 632
3 Times Now 611 471
4 India Today TV 356 237
5 CNN News18 309 239


Aaj Tak dominated the Hindi news genre with 148,179 million Impressions, followed by News18 India with 123,559 million Impressions and ZEE News with 123,266 million Impressions.

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