- Contessa’s pilot episode earned proper ratings according to AGB Nielsen and Kantar Media.
- The said show fell back a bit from its counterpart show.
- Glaiza de Castro, Jak Roberto and Geoff Eigenmann top-bill Contessa.
Contessa recently aired their pilot episode on March 19, Monday. Glaiza de Castro, Jak Roberto and Geoff Eigenmann top-bill the drama-revenge series. Glaiza portrays Bea Resureccion who later becomes Contessa Venganza. Meanwhile, Jak plays Jong Generoso, Jr. Geoff Eigenmann, then, plays the role of Gabriel Caballero.
The pilot episode shows Glaiza and Mark Herras on their wedding day. Someone also shot them both in the shoulder and chest respectively. A flashback showed how Mark’s character proposed to Glaiza.
In the AGB Nielsen ratings, the drama revenge series got a rating of 5.2%. Contessa also aired from 2:31PM to 3:30PM. The counterpart show, It’s Showtime on ABS-CBN Corporation earned a rating of 5.9%. The noontime show also aired from 12:14PM to 3:28PM.
In the Kantar Media ratings, Contessa earned a rating of 11.1%. Meanwhile, the noontime show earned a rating of 18.9%.
Jak recently went topless on a scene during its pilot episode. Tagged as the network’s “Pambansang Abs,” Jak showed his toned abs as he did some target shooting at a row of empty aluminum cans.
In an interview with PEP.ph, Glaiza de Castro questioned Jak on why he went topless on the said scene which wasn’t written in the script.
“Gusto ni Direk ng mga konting mannerisms na maangas. Minsan, nakakalimutan ko pero nadadala rin sa mismong script.”
Jak asked the viewers to watch out how his character will develop.
“Di ba, criminology, pero noong nalaman namin na may problema sa pulisya, parang nababayaran, na-turn off kaming mag ama. Yung tatay ko, hindi na ako pinatuloy sa pagpupulis.”