BY THE NUMBERS: How ABS-CBN’s 3rd primetime spot has fared through the years

In the ratings game, timeslot blocking is very important for every show. For primetime, the most coveted spot is the first slot which is usually after primetime news because that is when more people are watching television. The later the show gets, the lower the ratings it will register since people tend to sleep, rest or do other things as the night goes on. But ABS-CBN has managed to bring life to the later timeslots, especially the third spot. Throughout the years the Kapamilya network …

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ABS-CBN Ball 2019 to grant scholarships to underprivileged children

Advocacy continues after last year’s Ball successfully reopened the Bantay Bata Children’s Village ABS-CBN Ball 2019 to grant scholarships to underprivileged children 65 years of being in the service of the Filipino For ABS-CBN, celebrating 65 years of being in the service of the Filipino means remaining committed to help those in need. That is why when it brings back the ABS-CBN Ball on September 14 at Shangri-La The Fort, it will continue what it started last year – to bring hope to underprivileged children, …

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President Rodrigo Duterte signs laws extending franchise of 3 media companies

President Duterte signed laws renewing the franchises of 3 media companies. ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal is still pending in Congress. President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the laws renewing the franchises of three broadcasting companies. On August 8, Duterte gave his signature of approval to three companies to operate for another 25 years. The three media companies that were given franchise renewal include Solid North Broadcasting System, Inc. (Republic Act 11366), Mareco Broadcasting Network, Inc. (RA 11367), and the Radio Audience Developers Integrated Organization, Inc. (RA 11368). …

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ABS-CBN wins July 2019 nationwide TV ratings; GMA Network leads Urban Luzon and Mega Manila

ABS-CBN dominates nationwide ratings. GMA network claimed leadership in Urban Luzon and Mega Manila. ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. has again topped the nationwide TV ratings for the month of July 2019. Based on the numbers released by Kantar Media, the Kapamilya network registered a 45% audience share, 13% higher compared to GMA network’s 32%. Aside from winning the nationwide numbers, ABS-CBN also swept all geographical areas. In Metro Manila, the Kapamilya network edged out Kapuso by another significant margin of 15% at 41% versus 26%. Viewer …

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Kapamilya stars unite to push for ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal

ABS-CBN stars pushed for immediate action on the network’s franchise renewal. Franchise renewal bill of ABS-CBN has been refiled in Congress. ABS-CBN franchise is set to expire in March 2020. With the bill aiming to renew ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation’s still pending at the Congress, several Kapamilya stars have united to push for its immediate enactment. A number of ABS-CBN actors took to social media to show support for #SaveABSCBNWorkers campaign, to call for Congress’ action for its franchise renewal. Some of the Kapamilya celebrities who …

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Julia Barretto breaks silence on Bea Alonzo-Gerald Anderson controversy for the first time

Julia Barretto broke her silence on her supposed role in the Bea Alonzo-Gerald Anderson controversy for the first time Julia clarified that she didn’t cheat on her ex-boyfriend Joshua Garcia Two weeks after she was linked to the Bea Alonzo-Gerald Anderson breakup controversy, Kapamilya star Julia Barretto has finally broken her silence as her name was dragged into the issue as the third party. Together with an old photo showing a much younger Julia with Bea Alonzo posted on Instagram, Julia wrote, “These past weeks, my …

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GMA Network dramas to watch for in the second half of 2019

For the second half of 2019, there are more upcoming GMA Network dramas you should not miss GMA Network has been known for its breakthrough and thought-provoking dramas which keep viewers entertained GMA Network is preparing more new dramas to offer to its viewers for the second half of 2019. Here are the 10 new dramas audiences can expect from GMA Network this 2019: Wagas (August 12, 2019 replacing Kapuso Movie Festival): Sunshine Dizon, Mike Tan, Regine Angeles After six years of airing on GMA …

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Gerald Anderson finally breaks silence on breakup with Bea Alonzo

Gerald Anderson and Bea Alonzo were supposed to celebrate their third anniversary as a couple this year Two weeks after the issue went viral, Gerald finally aired his side of the story Gerald Anderson finally broke his silence about Bea Alonzo two weeks after Bea shared an Instagram post about making a mistake twice that immediately went viral. Gerald, Bea, and Julia Barretto immediately became a trending topic on Twitter with many netizens pointing Julia as the third party in the relationship. For two weeks, …

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Zephanie Dimaranan is the first ‘Idol Philippines’ Grand Winner

Zephanie Dimaranan wins ‘Idol Philippines’ competition Before winning ‘Idol Philippines,’ Dimaranan also tried competing in ‘The Voice Kids’ and ‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’ ‘Idol Philippines’ is the local version of the Simon Fuller’s ‘Idol’ franchise Teen singer Zephanie Dimaranan became the first ‘Idol Philippines’ on July 28, winning the singing contest spun off ‘American Idol’ by getting the most number of text and online votes over contenders Lucas Garcia and Lance Busa. The singer from Biñan, Laguna got 100% percent of votes whom judge James Reid …

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‘Goin’ Bulilit’ closes curtain after 14 years

Goin’ Bulilit set to end after 14 years. Goin’ Bulilit head writer confirmed the show is down to its last two episodes. ABS-CBN’s longest-running kiddie gag show Goin’ Bulilit is set to bid goodbye after 14 years on air. In a teaser aired on ABS-CBN, Wednesday (July 24) night, Goin’ Bulilit will have its last two episodes. The news was also confirmed by the show’s head writer Josel Garlitos via an Instagram post. View this post on Instagram ngayong #AngHulingDalawangLinggo na lang ang #GoinBulilit … …

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