Headlines Today inching towards number one position

Hheadlines-today-logoeadlines Today dominate the FM interview ratings in the English News genre with Karan Thapar’s, ‘Nothing But The Truth’ special show. The channel took coverage around the Budget to new levels with the show hosted by Karan Thapar, leaving interviews of the FM across other channels far behind.

The Finance Minister faced a slew of blunt questions and direct concerns around the Budget on the show.   The candid responses by the FM on the criticisms and the clear cut interviewing style of Karan Thapar ensured that viewers got their fill on all news and views around the Budget. The show led with over 13 TVT 000s (Source: TAM, Market -6 Metros, TG- CS 25+ M AB).

Karan Thapar among the most respected journalists stands out for his unique and direct interviewing style. He has interviewed the biggest names in News and brings with him, his expertise in hard hitting One- on-One interviews.  This interview with the FM, besides a series of other prominent interviews has carved a position for the hard hitting interview show – ‘Nothing but the Truth with Karan Thapar’.

Maximum Ratings of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s interview across English News Channels

Source: TAM, Market -6 Metros, TG- CS 25+ M AB

Channel Date Day Start Time End Time Programme Genre               000s
Headlines Today 13/07/2014 Sun 21:21 21:57 NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH Interviews/Portraits/Discussions 13
Times Now 10/07/2014 Thu 22:37 23:05 FRANKLY SPEAKING WITH ARNAB Interviews/Portraits/Discussions 7
CNN IBN 11/07/2014 Fri 10:27 10:56 THE FM INTERVIEW Interviews/Portraits/Discussions 7
NDTV 24×7 10/07/2014 Thu 22:00 22:25 BUDGETNAMO (INTERVIEW) Interviews/Portraits/Discussions 3

2.       Source: TAM, Market All India, TG- CS 25+ M AB

Channel Date Day Start Time End Time Programme TVT 000s
Headlines Today 13/07/2014 Sun 21:21 21:57 NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH 13
Times Now 10/07/2014 Thu 17:30 18:59 SUPER BUDGET THE FM INTERVIEW 11
Times Now 10/07/2014 Thu 22:37 23:05 FRANKLY SPEAKING WITH ARNAB 10
CNN IBN 11/07/2014 Fri 10:27 10:56 THE FM INTERVIEW 7
NDTV 24×7 10/07/2014 Thu 22:00 22:25 BUDGETNAMO (INTERVIEW) 4

 

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