PhilPop 2018’s Top Five to Likely Hit the Charts

From the 10 Finalists it the upcoming PhilPop, on its fifth year, it is not surprising to find two Visayan-themed songs which could likely be potential hits in the mainstream music scene. Here are the Top Five Picks: Landing in fifth place is Di Ko Man. It may be a Cebuano song, but its message is universal. Di Ko Man by Ferdinand Aragon is a reflection of how one is capable of doing everything and anything just to express one’s love and affection to the …

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PhilPop 2018’s Five Songs that need some Re-Work

There are songs that easily capture the hearts not just of its intended audience, but the general public. Listening through the 10 Finalists, frankly I have identified five songs that needed some re-work in order to impress well the listening market. Though varied in its line-up, still I think that songs mustn’t lose that sense of commercial appeal even if has to say something important. Loco de Amor: Que Horror? The Latin-injected sound may be sensual as it tried to be and at the same …

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BY THE NUMBERS: “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” guns down its 11th Rival “Cain at Abel”

FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano still  dominated the ratings and is still GMA Network‘s biggest headache on primetime timeslot. Same story with Kapamilya-subscribed Kantar Media, where it recorded a significant lead of 22.5% for FPJAP at 40.1% versus 17.6%. And here are those GMA network teledramas which fall victim to FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano. Pilot episode comparative ratings: 1. Marimar (September 28, 2015) AGB: 19.3 vs 24.7 Kantar: 16.3 vs 41.6 2. Little Nanay (January 11, 2016) AGB: 22.9 vs 22.3 Kantar: 17.2 vs 37.0 3. Poor Senorita (March 28, …

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Should Coco Martin Be Rattled On GMA Network’s Newest Series “Cain At Abel”?

No commercial breaks on Cain At Abel’s pilot episode Dingdong Dantes and Dennis Trillo’s action scenes, not as smooth as Coco Martin The pilot episode of GMA Network’s “Cain at Abel,” starring Dennis Trillo and Dingdong Dantes, aired last Monday, November 19. The first episode was filled with exciting action scenes that truly grabbed the attention of the viewers. The story started with present scenes and then flashbacks to the story of the two young brothers. There was no commercial break during the pilot episode. …

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BY THE NUMBERS: Regine Velasquez flies high on the wings of Kapamilya

Regine Velasquez-Alcasid is back on ABS-CBN. She guested on various shows on Kapamilya network. The Songbird proved that she still has the power to draw audiences as the shows she appeared in have earned more viewership as opposed to its rival network. The Songbird Regine Velasquez indeed soars high as ratings of Kapamilya shows she guested have shoot its ratings against competitors. After the much talked about or more correctly much bashed about Kapamilya comeback, Velasquez-Alcasid proved to be the queen who commands numbers. TV Ratings. …

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BY THE NUMBERS: KMJS continues to beat Rated K’s viewership

In the battle of weekend magazine shows, ‘Rated K’ and ‘Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho’ has always been in a tug-of-war for ratings and rankings supremacy Since September 2018, GMA Network’s ;Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho’ managed to further steal ‘Rated K’s viewership It seemed Korina Sanchez’s ‘Rated K’ has been clobbered by Kapuso “giant” ‘Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho.’ In the battle of weekend magazine shows, ‘Rated K’ and ‘Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho’ has always been in a tug-of-war for ratings and rankings supremacy. ABS-CBN’s ‘Rated K’ …

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CATFIGHTS? Bianca Umali and Kyline Alcantara rift comparable to Marian Rivera and Heart Evangelista issue

Bianca Umali and Kyline Alcantara can be compared to Marian Rivera and Heart Evangelista. There is clear rivalry between the two which they continue to deny. Marian and Heart has had an existing feud since 2011. Do Bianca Umali and Kyline Alcantara see eye to eye? Both of them have cryptic posts which may pertain to the other. They, however, continue to deny the rivalry with each other. Local showbiz observers also wished GMA Network would patch up the two young actresses so that the perceived gap …

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BY THE NUMBERS: A not-so warm kiss win for “Halik’s” pilot week over “Inday Will Always Love You”

Jericho Rosales‘s primetime comeback is a sweet kiss to ABS-CBN’s primetime bida as it won the national TV ratings on its pilot week. On its pilot day, August 13, the foursome-centered series registered a national TV rating of 18.2%, 7.6% higher than song title-sounding series with a 10.6%. But while the Kapamilya series is winning, it is noticeable that its trend is a bit underwhelming as it moves downward. Starting Wednesday, August 15, its rating went on a downward trend, a complete reverse to its rival’s upward …

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BY THE NUMBERS: From ratings to social media and ad rates, who rules Philippine TV?

In the Philippines, TV network wars are a most colorful rivalry. Just like politics and love teams, people especially the loyal fans of the two competing networks are always up on their feet in depending who the real number one is. From trash talking in social media posts and fora to casual debates, fandoms will always claim their station’s number one status. ABS-CBN as a whole has long seized from advertising their TV ranking status. Although their shows are the ones sharing their number one …

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BY THE NUMBERS: “Bagani” vs “Onanay” on its pilot week, who wins the race?

Another primetime rivalry has started and this time featuring two different genres. Last Monday, August 6, GMA Network premiered its latest primetime drama Onanay featuring Ms. Nora Aunor and Ms. Cherry Gil and Jo Berry as Onay. This newest Kapuso primetime teledrama goes head to head with ABS-CBN epic fantaserye, Bagani. Two different teleseryes from two different genres, how did this rivalry figure on its premier week? AGB Nielsen For AGB Nielsen NUTAM People ratings, Kapuso’s latest drama edged out the Kapamilya fantaserye. No amount of …

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