NDTV Metro Nation emerges No 1 among English news channels

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New Delhi, Sep 30 (UNI) NDTV Metro Nation, India's first English city news channel, has emerged number one English news channel in the country with the highest market share of 27 per cent, channel sources said.

According to last seven weeks viewership ratings released by TAM, NDTV Metro Nation, which has completed one year, garnered a market share of 26.9 per cent among the English news channels followed by NDTV 24X7 at 24.6 per cent, Times Now at 19.3 per cent, CNN IBN at 16.8 per cent, Headlines Today at 14.4 per cent and News X at 12.2 per cent.

Channel sources said some of the most viewed shows on Metro Nation contributing to its success are- 'The Great Aunty Cookoff', 'Fight For Your Rights', 'Let's Go Delhi', 'Feeding Frenzy', 'U Special', 'Super Shopper' and 'We Speak Like This'.

Speaking on the occasion of the channel completing one year, the CEO of NDTV Metro Nation, Rajiv Lulla said,''local content is increasingly becoming more important for television audiences worldwide as well as in India as it focuses on news that touch people's lives directly.'' With a contemporary and dynamic team of reporters and anchors covering Delhi with gusto, NDTV Metro Nation has been successfully able to capture the imagination of Delhi&NCR and become a reference point for Delhiites,'' Mr Lulla added.

Capturing the spirit of Delhi with its city-centric programming, NDTV Metro Nation brings to its viewers all genres of programmes covering the best of metro life- News and Current Affairs, Lifestyle, Entertainment and Youth Buzz.

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