The firebrand Journalist Arnab Goswami who resigned Times now launched Republic TV has stumped other leading English news channels with his popularity and experience, pushing down the leading Times Now to second place.
Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) ratings Republic TV was the most-watched news channel, it has topped the English news channels rankings in its first week of launch.
Top 5 English news channels BARC ratings for week 19.
1 Republic TV – 21.17 Million Impressions
2 Times Now – 11.48 Million Impressions
3 NDTV 24×7 – 3.52 Million Impressions
4 India Today Television – 3.50 Million Impressions
5 CNN News18 – 3.15 Million Impressions