- GMA Network continues Urban Luzon ratings leadership for August 2019.
- GMA Network started releasing Urban Luzon and Mega Manila numbers in April 2019.
GMA Network has managed to stay on top of the ratings board for Urban Luzon and Mega Manila.
In the latest report from AGB Nielsen, GMA Network continues to lead the ratings game against close rival ABS-CBN in the Urban Luzon and Mega Manila areas for the month of August 2019.
GMA Network registered an average ratings of 31.8% in Urban Luzon versus ABS-CBN’s 31.7% or a margin of 0.1%. Urban Luzon accounts for 72% of all urban viewers in the country.
The Kapuso network also managed to win Mega Manila viewers as it captured 32.4% average ratings compared to ABS-CBN’s 29.1%. Mega Manila accounts for 60% of total urban viewers in the country.
Looking at the programming blocks, GMA Network also topped two of the most watch time blocks, afternoon and primetime.
GMA Network outscored ABS-CBN in the afternoon programming getting 33.3% ratings, 1.1% higher than Kapamilya network’s 32.2%. For primetime, the Kapuso network also won the game with a slim margin of 0.5% at 33.9% vs 33.4%.
Meanwhile, KJMS remained as the top program in Urban Luzon for August followed by 24 Oras, Sahaya, Magpakailanman, Daddy’s Gurl, Pepito Manaloto, Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko, StarStruck, and The Better Woman.
This is the fifth straight month that GMA Network used Urban Luzon and Mega Manila number to claim ratings leadership.
GMA network has started using Urban Luzon and Mega Manila numbers as they leadership gauge starting April 2019. Prior to that GMA used to released NUTAM ratings numbers.