All shows do come to an end, but not all end with flying colors.
Some end early due to lack of viewer patronage while others simply ended as mandated by their scheduled exposure.
In every TV show, the episodes considered to be the most important are the pilot (opening) and ending sequences because this is where they leave lasting impressions with televiewers.
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And for 2018, Philippine television has been witness to different teledramas that entered and exited in different highs and lows.
According to AGB Nielsen NUTAM People survey, these were the most-watched GMA Network teledrama final episodes of 2018.
10. Kapag Nahati Ang Puso
A GMA Network afternoon drama which starred Bea Binene, Benjamin Alves, and Sunshine Cruz. The show closed its curtains on November 7, 2018 with the ratings of 7.0%
A remake of Sunshine Dizon and Iza Calzado’s 2007 teledrama, it starred Kris Bernal in dual character. The series ended on February 9, 2018 with the ratings of 7.4%
8. Hindi Ko Kayang Iwan Ka
Another Kapuso afternoon drama starring Yasmien Kurdi, it had its finale episode on August 31, 2018 with an 8.2% rating.
7. My Korean Jagiya
Starring Heart Evangelista and Korean actor Alexander Lee, this primetime series ended on January 12, 2018 with the rating of 8.5%
6. Inday Will Always Love You
A Kapuso rom-com series starring Barbie Forteza. The show ran for 5-months with its finale on October 5, 2018 that garnered a 9.9% rating.
Tying with IWALY is another comedy drama starring Carla Abellana, Gabbi Garcia, Sophie Albert, Shaira Diaz, and Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Pamilya Roces. It ended on December 14, 2018 with a similar rating of 9.9%.
5. Sherlock Jr.
Starring Ruru Madrid, the show went head to head with FPJAP but suffered serious losses and ended on April 27, 2018 with a finale rating of 10.2%.
4. Super Ma’am
A Kapuso telefantasya which went head-to-head against FPJAP, this Marian Rivera-starrer ended its run on January 26, 2018 with the ratings of 10.7%.
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One of the most successful Kapuso afternoon dramas starring Sunshine Dizon, Raiza Cenon, and Gabby Concepcion, the show aired its finale on March 17, 2018 after more than a year of showing and got a 10.7% rating.
3. The One That Got Away
Another Kapuso rom-com which starred Lovi Poe, Max Collins, Rhian Ramos, and Dennis Trillo, the show’s final episode on May 18, 2018 got a rating of 10.9%.
2. The Cure
A drama-thriller series starring Jennylyn Mercado and Tom Rodriguez, the show which was also pitted against FPJAP had its finale episode on July 27, 2018 with a rating of 11.1%
Same with The Cure, this was GMA network’s last card against FPJAP but which failed miserably. Starring Alden Richards, the series ended on November 16, 2018 with a rating of 11.1%
1. Kambal Karibal
One of the most successful drama series of GMA network, this BiGuel starrer series ended with the rating of 13.0% on August 3, 2018.
Meanwhile, here’s the list of other Kapuso teledramas and their finale ratings:
11. Contessa (September 8, 2018) – 6.8%
12. Haplos (February 23, 2018) – 6.6%
13. The Stepdaughters (October 19, 2018) – 6.3%
14. Ang Forever Ko’y Ikaw (May 4, 2018) – 5.7%
15. My Guitar Princess – (Jul 13, 2018) = 4.4%
Note: No available AGB data for ABS-CBN shows.