- Alden Richards wrote an enigmatic one-word post on Twitter.
- Speculations rose that Alden was pertaining to the ratings of Victor Magtanggol.
- #VictorMagtanggolAngSimula became a #1 trending topic with more than a million tweets.
Victor Magtanggol aired its pilot episode on July 30, Monday. The series replaced The Cure and is a direct competition of the top-rating Kapamilya crime series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.
According to AGB Nielsen, Victor Magtanggol ranked second as the most-watched series that day.
Alden wrote a cryptic one-word on Twitter which sent the web universe abuzz. Could he been referring to the initial ratings of Victor Magtanggol?
The ratings race
According to Kantar Media, Kapamilya crime show FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano earned 42.4% ratings on July 30. It ranked as the most-watched show that day. On the other hand, Kapuso fantaserye Victor Magtanggol was clobbered with 20.0% audience rating.
If the results from NUTAM are to be used as gauge, Kapamilya top show FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano earned 14.7% while the newly debuted fantaserye Victor Magtanggol garnered 12.4%. The margin is more slim than what the Kantar Media data show.
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Alden remains positive and perennially grateful. The star of Victor Magtanggol posted a screenshot of the Philippines trends where Victor Magtanggol‘s pilot episode #VictorMagtanggolAngSimula was the #1 trending topic with more than a million tweets.
“Taos pusong pasasalamat po sa inyong lahat. GOD bless po.”