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ABS-CBN, GMA Network battle nationwide on TV ratings for November 2018

  • Rival networks both claimed TV ratings lead in November.
  • GMA Network proclaimed number one by NUTAM.
  • ABS-CBN took the crown, according to Kantar Media.

ABS-CBN and GMA Network are both claiming to have TV ratings lead for November 2018. The results came from the two TV ratings survey which they both subscribe to: Kantar Media and NUTAM, respectively.


Kantar Media recorded ABS-CBN as it widened its lead over GMA Network in Mega Manila, maintaining its top position nationwide.

ABS-CBN won the ratings game in the battle with GMA Network over the audience share in Total Luzon, Total Visayas and Total Mindanao.

Kantar Media listed down the top-rating shows which included ABS-CBN shows such as: FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, TV Patrol, Ngayon at Kailanman, Halik, The Kids’ Choice, Wansapanataym, Maalaala Mo Kaya and Meteor Garden.

Kantar Media recorded the ratings in morning, noontime, afternoon and primetime slots. ABS-CBN shows continue to dominate and win the ratings game.


GMA Network maintained nationwide ratings according to its widely-trusted ratings provider, Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. According to the average total day, GMA Network won while ABS-CBN fell behind with a point and a half score.

In the morning block and afternoon block, NUTAM recorded GMA Network’s success over ABS-CBN.

NUTAM recorded GMA Network peaking at the top position in Urban Luzon and Mega Manila.

NUTAM’s top-rating programs for November consists of Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, Pepito Manaloto, 24 Oras, Daddy’s Gurl, Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko, Onanay, Magpakailanman, Cain at Abel, Studio 7, Victor Magtanggol, Amazing Earth, 24 Oras Weekend, Wowowin, Pamilya Roces, Eat Bulaga and Kapag Nahati Ang Puso.

NUTAM client pool covers 34 subscribers of 8 local TV networks including ABS-CBN, TV5, Aksyon TV, CNN Philippines, and Viva Communications Inc., among others; 3 regional clients; 2 blocktimers; and 21 agencies (17 media agencies, 3 consulting agencies, 1 digital agency).


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