Why GMA Network’s “The Cure” Failed To Infect Pinoy Audiences

“The Cure” is GMA’s latest show to be pitted against ABS-CBN’s long-running teleserye “Ang Probinsyano”. Despite being the first Filipino zombie-themed series on television, “The Cure” still failed to capture the attention of most audiences of local Primetime. “The Cure” is GMA Network’s latest show to be pitted against ABS-CBN’s long-running teleserye “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano”. The said ABS-CBN action series has been airing since September 28, 2015, for 5 seasons and a total of 600+ episodes. On the other hand, GMA Network has been trying …

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Q1-2018 Profits: ABS-CBN climbs 31%, GMA Network drops 49%

ABS-CBN’s net income flies upward in the Q1 of 2018. GMA Network decreased net income in the first quarter of the year. ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation stays ahead of competitor GMA Network in terms of net income for the first quarter of 2018. In the company’s disclosure, ABS-CBN reported an increase of 31% in their net income. From the 314 million net income in the first quarter of 2017, ABS-CBN registered a net income of 411 million in the first quarter of this year. ABS-CBN attributed …

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Q1 2018 Profit and Loss: 411M profit for ABS-CBN, 13 percent loss for GMA Network

ABS-CBN shows positive income statement for Q1 2018, while GMA shows poor numbers ABS-CBN decreased expenses that caused the rise in revenue GMA’s Q1 operating expense increased by 4 percent and did not sit well with the declining revenue ABS-CBN and GMA Network have been in an open rivalry since the beginning of time. The two networks submit a quarterly report to Philippine Stocks Exchange (PSE) to update stock prices. There is now a comparison between the networks not only in shows and TV programs …

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Suzette Doctolero lectures anew on ‘Adaptation, Inspiration and a Copycat’

Doctolero shares her thoughts on how Filipino audience should view an adaptation, an inspiration and a copied material She defended a previous GMA series ‘Alyas Robin Hood’ and the currently running show ‘The Cure’ Lashed on audiences who are ‘Memas’ (short for ‘me masabi lang’ or who are just like ‘noisy gongs’) Just today, May 14, Suzette Doctolero once again made a statement via her facebook post and sounded like she was scolding the viewers who do not understand the definition of the words—adaptation, inspiration …

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10 Reasons Why Vice Ganda Deserves the FAMAS Dolphy Award

The FAMAS Awards has recently announced their list of nominees. This became a hot topic online as a columnist questioned the decision of the jury of choosing Vice Ganda as one of the nominees, claiming other actors deserved it more than him. The oldest award-giving body—Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards (also known as FAMAS Awards) has recently announced their list of nominees for the upcoming ‘Gabi ng Parangal’ this coming June 10. Their announcement of nominees was objected by an entertainment columnist and radio …

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GMA Network, mum about “The Cure’s” pilot episode

“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” is ABS-CBN’s biggest and still undefeated for more than two years GMA Network’s newest attempt to challenge the unrivaled “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” is obviously a failure GMA Network announced “The Cure” as one of the shows supposedly to air in 2013 but it only materialized five years after. AGB Nielsen (GMA Network) is known for releasing selected urban areas only data while Kantar Media (ABS-CBN) is known for providing ratings coming from both urban and rural  How did the pilot episode of “The …

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10 Reasons Why “Araw Gabi” is the Hottest Teleserye Today

“Araw Gabi” is ABS-CBN’s latest afternoon teleserye offering. It stars former Girl Trends member Barbie Imperial and JM De Guzman in his big television comeback. Everyone is already hooked to ABS-CBN’s latest afternoon drama “Araw Gabi”. The series, which stars JM de Guzman and Barbie Imperial together with Jane Oineza, RK Bagatsing, Vina Morales, Rita Avila, Raymond Bagatsing and Ara Mina, debuted on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Gold afternoon block and worldwide via The Filipino Channel on April 30, 2018 replacing “Hanggang Saan”. It is based on the …

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OPPO F7 Review | Still the selfie expert and leader

OPPO launched its latest phone, the OPPO F7, a couple of weeks ago. If you are thinking of getting this phone to be your next one, here are some of the things that we love about the F7 that will help you make a decision. What’s in the Box? Oppo F7 Adapter Headset Micro USB Cable Information booklet with Warranty Card Quick Guide Sim Card Ejector Tool Screen Protect Film Case Business in Front, Party at the Back The F7 has a 6.23” IPS FHD+ …

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BY THE NUMBERS: AGB Nielsen, Kantar Media TV Ratings for April 2018, who gets the lead?

As usual, ABS-CBN and GMA Network are claiming leads in TV ratings based on their own ratings provider AGB Nielsen’s NUTAM obviously gets data from selected urban areas only While Kantar Media proudly measures data from both Urban and Rural areas in the Philippines TV ratings for the month of April 2018 are out and the network war is still hot. Based on the latest releases from two Philippine TV rating providers, AGB Nielsen and Kantar Media, both TV networks, ABS-CBN and GMA network claimed ratings …

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ABS-CBN still ahead in nationwide (Urban + Rural) TV ratings in April 2018

ABS-CBN keeps spot as most watched network in April 2018 GMA Network came far second with 12% gap versus ABS-CBN ABS-CBN is still the network of choice for most Filipinos in April as it brought relevant lessons and news stories to more viewers, hitting an average audience share of 45%, or a 12-point lead over GMA’s 33%, according to data from Kantar Media. The Kapamilya network ruled in both rural and urban homes, particularly in Metro Manila where it scored an average audience share of …

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