ABS-CBN ended the year strongly as it recorded an average audience share of 45% in December, while GMA only got 34%.
Reigning for already two years on primetime, “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” remained as the most watched program for 2017 and was warmly welcomed into households nationwide as it hit an average national TV rating of 38.6%.
Hit reality-talent show for celebrity kids “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids” also topped the list as it recorded an average national TV rating of 35.7%.
Viewers also witnessed the fulfillment of young singing Pinoys’ dreams in the first edition in Asia of “The Voice Teens,” which hit 34.4%.
Top-rating series “La Luna Sangre” (33.8%), meanwhile, marked the most awaited comeback of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla on television and the reunion of Angel Locsin and Richard Gutierrez.
On the other hand, “TV Patrol” (31.3%) remained as the most watched newscast in the country all year round as it brought timely news and delivered public service to Kapamilyas in different parts of the nation as it celebrated its 30th anniversary.
The young and talented kids of “Little Big Shots” (31.1%) also did not fail to impress viewers nationwide with their charm and irresistible wit that made a mark in people’s hearts.
“Wansapantaym” (29.8%) also gave a magical treat through its values-laden stories every Sunday. “MMK,” meanwhile, (29.6%) continued to bring inspiration with the real life stories of its letter senders on its 25th year.
The touching story of kindness and love in “My Dear Heart” 27.6% captivated audiences nationwide, while “Magpahanggang Wakas” (25%) exhibited the strength of enduring love to audiences.
Also making it to the top 20 were Kapamily sitcom “Home Sweetie Home” (24.2%), one of the most talked about series of 2017 “Wildflower” (23.8%), comedy kiddie show “Goin’ Bulilit” (22.1%), “Kapamilya Weekend Specials (Sunday)” (19.6%), news and current affairs program “Rated K” (19.2%), and noontime variety show “It’s Showtime (Saturday)” (18.6%).
Here are the Top 10 Most Watched Regularly Airing Programs in January-December 2017 in National Urban and Rural Homes (Excluding Specials):