More viewers welcomed the new year and the new decade while tuned in to GMA Network’s “Kapuso Countdown to 2020: The GMA New Year Special” last December 31.
Based on Nielsen Phils. TV Audience Measurement’s overnight ratings data, GMA’s New Year countdown won over competition after it recorded a people rating of 7 percent in National Urban Television Audience Measurement (NUTAM). ABS-CBN’s ‘2020 Rising BGC Taguig Is Where It Starts The New Year Countdown’ only managed to get 6.8 percent.
Viewers from all over the country commended the Kapuso New Year special, which received various positive feedback online.
Facebook user Alice Fernandez said, “Yes enjoying the show watching with a joyful heart!!! Tnx so much for this kind of entertainment. God bless everyone.”
On Instagram, @chiqui.concepcion said, “galing ng gma kapuso 2020 countdown. I like yung nakikita ang names ng performers kasi marami ding new talents. Happy New Year Kapuso Network. And thank you po for Alden Richards.”
@KimLie tweeted out, “ganda ng stage at ang daming nagpunta sa MOA para makisali sa yearend countdown.”
Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards led the New Year Countdown celebration together with Julie Anne San Jose, Aicelle Santos, Mark Bautista, Katrina Halili, Kris Bernal, Rocco Nacino, Sanya Lopez, Sef Cadayona, Betong Sumaya, Kristoffer Martin, Jak Roberto, Migo Adecer, Klea Pineda, Kyline Alcantara, Arra San Agustin, P-POP Generation, Buganda and Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee.
GMA Music recording artists Golden Cañedo, Hannah Precillas, Garrett Bolden, Jong Madaliday, and XOXO with StarStruck Season 7’s Shayne Sava, Kim de Leon, Allen Ansay, Lexi Gonzalez and The Clash Season 2’s Jeremiah Tiangco, Thea Astley, Antonette Tismo, Nef Medina, and Jeniffer Maravilla also performed during the countdown special.
The Kapuso Network also shared a sneak peak of its upcoming programs this 2020 and the much-awaited teaser of the live action adaptation of the anime series ‘Voltes V Legacy’ during the said special.