GMA Network premiered its newest afternoon drama series, Underage, on Monday, January 16. How did it perform in the rating game?
According to the Nielsen NUTAM People’s rating report, tweeted by GMA Drama on Tuesday, January 17, Underage registered a pilot rating of 7.2 percent easily beating rival programs Cine Cinco with 0.5 percent, Afternoon Zinema with 0.8 percent and Kapamilya Gold with a rating of 0.1 percent.
GMA Drama also thanked all its loyal Kapuso viewers for the warm reception of Underage‘s pilot episode.
“And that’s just the start, Kapuso! Marami pa kayong aabangan! Salamat sa pagsubaybay sa World Premiere ng #UnderageGMA! Weekdays at 4:15 PM on GMA Afternoon Prime!”
And that's just the start, Kapuso! Marami pa kayong aabangan! Salamat sa pagsubaybay sa World Premiere ng #UnderageGMA! ❤️
Weekdays at 4:15 PM on GMA Afternoon Prime! pic.twitter.com/Km5UyRCkg8
— GMA Drama (@GMADrama) January 17, 2023
Underage stars Lexi Gonzales, Elijah Alejo, and Hailey Mendes together with Gil Cuerva, Vince Crisostomo, Sunshine Cruz, Snooky Serna, Christian Vasquez, Yayo Aguila, and Smokey Manaloto.
The series, directed by Mac Alejandre, airs every day at 4:30 p.m., replacing Nakarehas na Puso.
Meanwhile, the show’s stars, Sunshine Cruz and Elijah Alejo, also took to Twitter to thank all those who watched their pilot episode.
Cruz tweeted “Thanks for watching our first episode. Bukas po ulit! 4:15pm #UnderageGMA“
Thanks for watching our first episode. Bukas po ulit! 4:15pm #UnderageGMA
— Sunshine Cruz (@sunshinecruz718) January 16, 2023
“Salamat po sa mga nanoood ng #UnderageGMA,” wrote Alejo.
Salamat po sa mga nanoood ng #UnderageGMA 🏻
— Elijah Alejo (@Elijah_Alejo) January 17, 2023