According to BARC data (Market Share pc 24hrs TG:15+, India, Week 39-42’22, All Day), News18 India retained its leadership with 15.9 pc share, followed by TV9 Bharatvarsh at 13.6 pc, India TV and Aaj Tak both accounting for 12.3 pc each.
In the much coveted Prime Time slot too, News18 India continued its dominance, with the channel garnering a massive 16.5 pc market share as per the BARC data (Market Share pc, 1800- 2400hrs, TG:15+ HSM, week 39-42’22, All days). Meanwhile TV9 Bharatvarsh managed 14.8 pc, India TV, Republic Bharat and Aaj Tak remained at 12.3 pc respectively.
Additionally, News18 India has retained its leadership position during 9-10 PM time band in the National Hindi News genre. While the channel dominated the news segment with 18.7 pc market share, India TV managed to get16.2 pc, followed by Republic Bharat with 15 pc and Aaj Tak with 13.6 pc respectively as per BARC data (Market Share pc, 2100- 2200hrs, TG:15+ HSM, week 39-42’22, Mon-Fri).