Top 15 Most Watched TV Programs in October 2013

Published on: November 6, 2013

Filled Under: Breaking News, Television, TV Ratings


ABS-CBN’s new primetime show “Honesto” charmed many viewers with an average national TV rating of 30.3% and ranked as the country’s second most-watched program in the said month, pounding GMA’s “Genesis” with only 14.1%.

New game show “Bet On Your Baby,” hosted by Judy Ann Santos, also rated high at 26.9% average national TV rating, while “Maria Mercedes” launched strong at 23.8% for its pilot episode.

“TV Patrol” remained as the viewers’ top choice when it comes to news with an average national TV rating of 29.5%, as compared to GMA’s “24 Oras” with 17.9%.

Superhero drama “Juan dela Cruz” ended on a high note with a rating of 38.3% for its finale episode and an average national TV rating of 34.5%, even topping the list of the most watched programs in the said month.

The recently-concluded Koreanovela “Wish Upon a Star” ruled on its timeslot scoring an average national TV rating of 10.3% vs GMA’s “Lola” with 6%.

ABS-CBN’s Saturday afternoon movie block “Sabado Specials” hit an average national TV rating of 16%, beating GMA’s showbiz-oriented talk show “Startalk” with only 7%.

Overall, 13 out of the country’s top 15 most watched programs were produced by ABS-CBN including “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (30.1%), Wansapanataym (29.4%), “Got to Believe (29.2%), Annaliza (24.9%), “Muling Buksan ang Puso” (23.9%), “Rated K” (20.8%), “Goin’ Bulilit” (20.2%) and “Be Careful With My Heart” (19.4%).

Kantar Media is a leading television (TV) audience measurement provider with capabilities in gathering TV viewing data in both digital and analog platforms. It is a multinational market research group that specializes in audience measurement in more than 80 countries, has 26 TV networks, ad agencies, and pan-regional networks subscribing to its ratings services.

Among its current subscribers are ABS-CBN, NBN, Sky Cable, J. Romero and Associates, 720ConsumerConnect, Starcom, OMD, PhD, Mediacom, Mindshare, MEC, Maxus, Universal McCann, Wellmade Manufacturing Corporation, Brand Ideas, and MPG Havas. They also include pan-regional networks like CSM Media Inc., Fox International Channels, Star HK, Discovery, AXN, HBO, MTV, Sony Pictures Television International, Celestial Tiger, and A&E Television Network.

Among these, the following subscribe to both urban and rural TV audience measurement: ABS-CBN, Brand Ideas, MPG Havas, and 720ConsumerConnect.

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