“Princess and I,” meanwhile, finished on top of its game with a whopping 38.1% on its much-anticipated finale last February 1.
The fourth season of talent reality show “Pilipinas Got Talent” rose to 28.4%, while newcomer “Apoy sa Dagat” blazed on primetime with a strong 25.6%.
“Maalaala Mo Kaya” (30.4%) continued to outperform rival program “Magpakailanman,” which only managed 21.3%.
“TV Patrol” also remained as the country’s number one newscast with a national TV rating of 28.5%.
ABS-CBN secured the top 12 slots on the list of the 15 most watched programs in February namely “Princess and I” (38.1%), “Juan Dela Cruz” (37.9%), “Ina Kapatid Anak” (37.2%), “Wansapanataym” (32.2%), “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (30.4%), “TV Patrol” Weekday (28.5%, “Pilipinas Got Talent” (28.4%, “Be Careful With My Heart” (28%), “Apoy sa Dagat “(25.6%), “Rated K” (24.8%), Kapamilya Deal or No Deal” (24.3%), and “Goin’ Bulilit” (22.8%).
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