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Top 12 Most Watched Teleserye Pilot Episodes of 2018

Network war is still alive with 2 different network fan bases still battling it out on whose winning the numbers game in terms of TV ratings.

While there were notable ones, there were also numerous forgettable ones which debuted and exited without much fanfare.

And so before we close this year, LionhearTV will again give you the rundown of the 12 Most Watched Teleserye Pilot Episodes of 2018 as reported by Kantar Media Research.

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Meanwhile, below are the other series debuted in 2018 who failed to enter our Top 12 Most Watched Teleserye Pilot Episodes of 2018.

March 12: Ang Forever Ko’y Ikaw 8.5%
April 30: Precious Hearts Romances Presents Araw Gabi 15.7%
May 7: My Guitar Princess 9.4%
May 21: Inday Will Always Love You 14.1%
July 16: Kapag Nahati Ang Puso 8.9%
September 3: My Special Tatay 12.6%
September 10: Ika-5 Utos 11.0%
September 17: Playhouse 13.6%
October 8: Kadenang Ginto 16.2%
October 8: Pamilya Roces 10.9%
October 15: Los Bastardos 15.2%
October 22: Asawa Ko Karibal Ko 16.7%

Here it is.

12. Cain at Abel

The series topbilled by Kapuso Primetime Kings Dennis Trillo and Dingdong Dantes made it to the list since the series  got 17.6% on its pilot episode on November 19.

11. Asintado (ABS-CBN) and Onanay (GMA Network)

Asintado starring Julia Montes which piloted on Jan 15, 2018 got an initial national ratings of 17.7%.

Same with GMA Network’s Onanay which starred Nora Aunor and Cherrie Gil which got a pilot ratings of 17.7% also.

10. The Cure (GMA Network) – 17.9%

Premiered on April 30, 2018, this Jennylyn Mercado and Tom Rodriguez starrer got a pilot ratings of 17.9%.

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9. Halik (ABS-CBN) – 18.2%

Piloted last  August 13, 2018, this trending teleserye got a pilot ratings of 18.2%.

8. Sherlock Jr. (GMA Network) – 19.4%

One of those GMA Network teleseryes pitted against FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, it premiered last Jan 29, 2018 with a pilot ratings of 19.4%.

7. Sana Dalawa Ang Puso (ABS-CBN) – 19.9%

Started airing last Jan 29, 2018 as a comeback daytime teleserye of Jody Sta. Maria and Richard Yap together with Robin Padilla, this teleserye earned 19.9% ratings on its pilot episode.

6. Victor Magtanggol (GMA Network) – 20.0%

Poised as GMA Network’s last card versus FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, it premiered last July 30, 2018 with a ratings of 20.0%.

5. Since I Found You (ABS-CBN) – 22.1%

Piolo Pascual‘s teleserye comeback premiered last April 16, 2018 scoring pilot ratings of 22.1%.

4. Meteor Garden (ABS-CBN) – 21.4%

Meteor Garden premiered on ABS-CBN on August 20, Monday. This remake is set in Shanghai, China with Chinese actors portraying the iconic characters. According to the ratings which Kantar Media recorded, Meteor Garden earned 21.4% ratings nationwide. On the other hand, they garnered 19.9% in Metro Manila.

3. The Blood Sisters (ABS-CBN) – 25.2%

First aired on Feb 12, 2018, this Erich Gonzales starrer earned an initial ratings of 25.2%.

2. Ngayon at Kailanman (ABS-CBN) – 31.2%

JoshLia‘s primetime teleserye piloted on August 20, 2018 with a ratings of 31.2%.

1. Bagani (ABS-CBN) – 35.5%

Controversies before its pilot airing may have helped Bagani to earn its pilot ratings of 35.5% on March 5, 2018.

What can you say about the 2018 Most Watched Pilot Episodes?


Written by Ron Mia

A frustrated journalist who finds the realization of that dream through blogging. Writes about politics, entertainment, sports and personal stuffs. The writer behind the blog site NiteWriter.

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