Mumbai: Republic TV has consolidated its leadership in English News Space by displaying its supremacy consistently for four consecutive weeks, ever since the launch week of the channel.
For instance, According to the BARC data released for week 22 – Republic TV’s Super Prime Time garners phenomenal response with 57% viewership 22 and proved itself the undisputed number one channel in the English news channel genre.
During Super Prime Time Band (9 PM to 11 PM) of week 22, Republic TV has scored 285 GTVTs with a market share of 56.6% against Times NOW’s 120 GTVTs that compounds to 23.7% share. India Today TV at No. 3 scored 44 GTVTs with 8.7% market share.
Vikas Khanchandani, CEO, Republic TV said, “Our consistent no. 1 position reaffirms the choice of the viewers in the country. Republic TV stands for credibility and unbiased approach in bringing news and reportage to the viewers through independent journalism. Our content combined with the team’s relentless efforts will continue to bring the best experience in the news and current affairs space.”
In all days of across time bands during the week 22, Republic TV has scored 680 GTVTs with a market share of 42.91% against Times NOW’s share of 32.3% with 512 GTVTs. India Today TV at No. 3 generated 160 GTVTs that amounts to 10.1% market share.
This is for the first time in the history of Indian News Broadcasting Space; a new entrant News channel has displayed such kind of blockbuster opening week ratings that was followed by consistent performance in the following weeks.