New Delhi: The verdict has been delivered. CNN-IBN was India's most watched English news channel in the week the Ayodhya judgement was delivered.
As a triumph for credible and responsible journalism and a triumph of viewer’s trust, CNN-IBN led across key audience groups during the Ayodhya verdict week. (Source: TAM, Channel Share, Market: All India, Period: Wk 40‘10, 0600-2400, All Days, TGs: CS 4+, CS 15+, CS AB 15+, CS 15-44, CS AB 15-44, CS 25+, CS AB 25+, CS 25-44, CS AB 25-44, CS M 25+, CS AB M 25+).
CNN-IBN remained the most preferred channel when it came to events of national significance and consistently set standards in English news journalism as the viewership figures show.
CNN-IBN was India\'s most watched English news channel in the week the Ayodhya judgement was delivered.
“We thank our discerning viewers for showing immense faith in us time and again. With a team of expert journalists we are constantly striving at providing our viewers with the most exhaustive and in-depth coverage on all issues and will remain committed to doing the same,” Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-In-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat said.
The channel also captured maximum eyeballs across audience groups even on the day of the Ayodhya verdict. (Source: TAM, Channel Share, Market: All India, Period: Wk 40‘10, Thursday 30th Sep’10, 0600-2400, TGs: CS 15+, CS AB 15+, CS 15-44, CS AB 15-44, CS 25+, CS 25-44, CS AB 25-44, CS M 25+, CS A M 25+)
The latest viewership figures also showed that CNN-IBN was the Number One English News Channel in the last eight weeks. (Source: TAM, Channel Share, Market: All India, TG CS AB 15+, Period: Wk 33 – 40 ’10, 0600-2400).
“This market leadership during the Ayodhya Verdict Week clearly depicts the triumph of responsible, credible and accountable journalism. It further exemplifies our viewers’ deep faith in us. We are committed to exhibiting the same degree of responsibility in the times to come,” Sardesai said.