BY THE NUMBERS: Rival networks ABS-CBN and GMA Network both claim lead on ratings in 2018

Network leadership in 2018 was still a split between the two largest TV stations in the country; ABS-CBN and GMA Network. At the start of 2019, the rival networks both claimed leadership in terms of ratings for the past year. ABS-CBN which uses Kantar Media Research reported 45% ratings for 2018, 7% higher than GMA Network’s 32%. The Kapamilya network also shared its winnings in the geographic segments with Total Visayas claiming the lead at 53% vs GMA Network’s 26%. Total Mindanao followed at 52% …

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Top 12 Most Watched Teleserye Pilot Episodes of 2018

2018 has been another year of colorful television experience, especially with teleserye rivalries. Network war is still alive with 2 different network fan bases still battling it out on whose winning the numbers game in terms of TV ratings. While there were notable ones, there were also numerous forgettable ones which debuted and exited without much fanfare. And so before we close this year, LionhearTV will again give you the rundown of the 12 Most Watched Teleserye Pilot Episodes of 2018 as reported by Kantar …

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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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BATTLE OF STATION IDs: ABS-CBN and GMA Network will air Christmas Station IDs at the same time

ABS-CBN’s “Family is Love” Xmas Station ID will air on Sunday, November 18. GMA Network’s 2018 Xmas Station ID will also air on November 18. ABS-CBN’s station ID will feature 400 kapamilya stars while GMA Network will feature more that 800 of its stars and employees. It’s the start of the Christmas Season, but the network war will be on its highest temperature as rival networks ABS-CBN and GMA Network are set to air their respective Christmas Station IDs all at the same time. ABS-CBN …

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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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ABS-CBN, GMA Network: Who pays their executives more?

ABS-CBN bosses received higher compensation than rivals. ABS-CBN executives were paid higher in 2017. ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. and GMA Network Inc., two of the biggest broadcasting companies in the country may be earning much but they also incur big expenditures. Both networks spend billions of expenses from production to advertising and marketing, but the biggest expenses come from compensations of their executives. According to the company’s annual reports, ABS-CBN paid 329.9 million pesos in total compensation for their top executive in 2017. 165.3 million went to …

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Maine Mendoza frustrated on her acting: “Parang kulang talaga sa motivation.”

Maine Mendoza will star in Eat Bulaga‘s Lenten Special. She admitted that she had a hard time in acting for the said special. The said special will be titled as Taray ni Tatay.  Maine Mendoza admitted that she felt frustrated on shooting for the longest-running noontime show Eat Bulaga‘s Lenten Special. The said special will also end with the story, Taray ni Tatay which will star Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza. Allan K, Jimmy Santos, Anjo Yllana and Rita Avila will also join them in the said special. Taray …

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Kantar Media: 10 Most Watched TV Program in January 2018

The Kapamilya network remained the dominant TV station for the month of January 2018. Nine out of the 10 most-watched TV shows all belong to ABS-CBN. Topping the list is the long-running action drama teleserye “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano”. The Coco Martin led Kapamilya teleserye scored an average of 40.0% in January to lead the top 10 ranking. Following “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” is the hit reality talent competition “Pilipinas Got Talent”. PGT Season 6 posted an average of 37.8% in January to take the number 2 …

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ABS-CBN wins National TV Ratings in February 2018

Kapamilya network is the chosen network for February 2018. ABS-CBN leads all programming blocks for February 2018. The Kapamilya network is still the Filipino viewers’ choice for the month of February 2018. Based on Kantar Media’s overall average TV ratings, ABS-CBN beats GMA Network in February. ABS-CBN posted an average of 46.0% national TV ratings, 13% higher than GMA Network’s average of 33%. Leading the pack forABS-CBN is ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’ which scored an average of 41.2% for February 2018. Other Kapamilya shows which buoyed ABS-CBN’s …

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NUTAM: 10 Most Matched TV Programs in January 2018

Even as the year has just started, TV rating war is already heated. January ratings are out and based on AGB Nielsen NUTAM People ratings, archival ABS-CBN and GMA Network both ruled two programming blocks. GMA Network remained the preferred TV station in the daytime as Ika-6 Na Utos topped the rankings. “Ika-6 Na Utos” scored 7.8% to be the most watch daytime program in January 2018. The Kapuso network dominated daytime rankings having 9 out of 10 programs in the top 10. It was …

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