CNN-News18 Becomes the Most Watched English News Channel

during the US Presidential Elections Results

New Delhi, November 17, 2016: CNN-News18, India’s most awarded English News Channel, has once again outshone the competition on the US Presidential Elections results day. 
Leveraging its partnership with CNN, the channel brought exclusive coverage, projections and insightful analysis for its viewers as the world waited with baited breath to see who would be the next occupant of The Oval Office. 
CNN-News18 Becomes the Most Watched English News Channel

According to the latest BARC data, the channel was number one in All India amongst English news channels on the day of the results of these elections. (Source: BARC India TG: All 15+ Market: All India Time Period: 9th November 2016 06:00 to 14:00 Sum of 30 Min Impressions 000s); a clear testimony to the fact that CNN-News18 was the English news channel that India tuned into for this historic verdict.

About TV18

TV18 Broadcast Limited [BSE: 532800, NSE: TV18BRDCST] (“TV18”) is a part of Network18 Group. Network18 Group is a media and entertainment group with interests in television, internet, films, e-commerce, magazines, mobile content and allied businesses. Through its subsidiary, TV18, the group operates news channels such as CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, CNN-NEWS18, and IBN7. TV18 also operates a joint venture with Viacom called Viacom18, which houses a portfolio of popular entertainment channels such as Colors, Colors HD, Rishtey, MTV India, MTV Indies, Comedy Central, Vh1, Nick, Sonic, Nick Jr and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the group’s filmed entertainment business. TV18 has also forayed into the Indian factual entertainment space through a joint venture with A+E Networks and operates History TV18. In the regional space, the group operates a Gujarati business news channel – CNBC Bajar, a Marathi general news channel – IBN Lokmat and operates ten regional news channels under the ETV umbrella and five regional entertainment channels under the Colors brand. The group also operates a 24 hour an Indian news channel in English – News18, targeting global audiences. TV18 and Viacom18 have formed a strategic joint venture called IndiaCast, a multi-platform 'content asset monetization' entity that drives domestic and international channel distribution, placement services and content syndication for the bouquet of channels from the group and third parties. For more information, log on to