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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BY THE NUMBERS: “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” guns down “Victor Magtanggol” on pilot week

There’s no stopping Coco Martin and FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano from smashing their competition. With the premiere of its latest rival, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano proved to be the unbeatable primetime leader in Philippine television. On July 30, 2018, GMA Network premiered its latest weapon against FPJAP, Victor Magtanggol starring Alden Richards. The telefantasya is considered as the Kapuso network’s latest weapon in its arsenal against the top-rating Coco Martin series. But the numbers are telling another story. Based on Victor Magtanggol’s pilot week comparative ratings both from …

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Harry and Patty” is a Surprisingly Delightful Charmer

Two perfect-looking people falling in love with one another. This is how the usual Pinoy romcom that litters our screens periodically goes. It is very, very rare that we get to see a film breaking this formula. That’s what sets this romantic comedy from the director of Deadma Walking apart from others films of the genre. Featuring the controversial pair of Kakai Bautista and Ahron Villena, Julius Alfonso’s “Harry & Patty” is produced by Cineko Productions and also stars Mark Neumann, Heaven Peralejo, Donna Cariaga, Bodjie Pascua, …

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BY THE NUMBERS: KMJS leads GMA Network’s top 10 shows for Mega Manila

Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho leads the pack of top-rating GMA Network programs. After toppling ABS-CBN’s Rated K in the national TV ratings, KMJS solidifies its position among Kapuso shows. In the recent release by GMA Network of its Top 10 Shows for AGB Mega Manila covering the dates July 16 to 22, 2018, the Kapuso magazine show topped the ranking with 33.3% ratings. This is the first time since GMA tapped the NUTAM People Ratings that they released Mega Manila Household ratings again. Another noticeable …

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BY THE NUMBERS: “KMJS” winning over “Rated K” in national TV ratings

Is Korina Sanchez’s Rated K losing viewer interest? Based on the latest numbers from Kantar Media, GMA Network magazine show Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho is gaining traction against Kapamilya rival Rated K. Looking at its historical data for the last 4 weeks (where survey ratings number are available) KMJS continuously beats Rated K in the national TV ratings. KMJS showed steady growth (with fluctuations) overtaking Rated K from June 24 to July 22, 2018. The timeslot which Korina’s Rated K previously lorded in national ratings is …

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BY THE NUMBERS: “Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko” drowns “Wansapanataym” in terms of viewership

GMA Network‘s fantasy program ‘Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko’ (DKNLK) is currently benefiting from the popularity of Maine Mendoza as it knocks down its rival show ‘Wansapanatym’. The Sunday timeslot that was previously dominated by ABS-CBN’s Wansapantaym is currently overtaken by the 4-part series featuring Maine Mendoza—DKNLK‘s . Based on the numbers released by AGB Nielsen NUTAM People ratings, DKNLK attracted more viewers beating ‘Wansapanataym‘s ‘Ofishially Yours’ episode. DKNLK  drowned  ‘Ofishially Yours’ by 370k viewers on July 15 and 440k on July 22, respectively. In terms of …

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BY THE NUMBERS: Is Sofia Andres’s comeback in “Bagani” pulling down its ratings?

Three months after her character’s shocking death, starlet Sofia Andres who played Mayari is back in ‘Bagani’. The controversial Star Magic recruit is again back in the series dispelling persistent rumors of network transfer. Andres did reprise her character Mayari but now in a different light. While several controversies pushed her to take a break from doing TV series specifically ‘Bagani’, the same controversies seemed still fresh as her comeback showed lukewarm if not dismal reception. Looking at the ratings number, Mayari’s return in Bagani …

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10 Reasons Why “Victor Magtanggol” Could Be GMA Network’s Next Big Hit

Everyone’s already talking about GMA Network’s upcoming serye “Victor Magtanggol”. We counted down the Top 10 Reasons Why “Victor Magtanggol” Could Potentially Be GMA Network’s Next Big Hit. Everyone’s already talking about GMA Network’s most extravagant television series this year, “Victor Magtanggol”. The action fantasy show features the network’s biggest star, Alden Richards in the title role.Formerly titled “Mitho”, the series is set to premiere this July 2018 on the network’s Telebabad line-up. GMA Network hopes that the series will be the ultimate weapon to …

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Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo’s “Starla” to replace Coco Martin’s “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano”?

FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano will soon celebrate its third anniversary in September. Rumors also hinted that Coco will replace it with Batang Quiapo which starred Fernando Poe Jr. and Maricel Soriano. Another speculation surfaced that a Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo-starrer Starla will replace the crime series on its time slot. Biboy Arboleda reacts on this tell-tales. FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano is still the most-watched series in the Philippine television, and is going to celebrate its third anniversary in September. The crime-drama series started airing since September 2015. In its almost three-year …

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