ABS-CBNABS-CBN maintained its nationwide TV ratings leadership with an average audience share of 44% from combined urban and rural homes vs. GMA 7’s 34% to remain the mostwatched TV network.
ABS-CBN remains in a league of its own in the prime time block with a commanding 50% average audience share that is 19 percentage points higher than rival GMA’s 31% average audience share during the same time block.
Still topping the list of mostwatched prime time programs during the previous month is “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” with an average national TV rating of 41.6%, followed by “Dolce Amore” with 33.4%.
The one-two punch of the Kapamilya network is joined in the Top 10 most-viewed programs in April 2016 by “Pilipinas Got Talent” (30.7%), “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (29.4%), “Wansapanataym” (29.1%), “TV Patrol” (27.5%), “Home Sweetie Home” (23.5%) and “Rated K” (21.5%).
“PiliPinas 2016 Debates: Presidential Town Hall Debate,” registered a whopping 40.6% rating—the highest among all Commission on Elections TV debates—and even did better than the Pacquiao-Bradley showdown (32.4%) (see story on page 7).
ABS-CBN’s vice presidential debate “Harapan ng Bise” netted 21.4%, good enough for a spot between the 8th- and 9th-ranked programs for the month. The telecast of ABSCBN Sports’ boxing special “The Time Has Come: Donaire vs. Bedak” also got 20.1% rating despite being aired the day after the fight.
On iWant TV, 24.67 million views were recorded for April. ABS-CBN’s live streaming channel on iWant TV got 3.87 million page views, an indication that many Filipinos are viewing ABS-CBN shows online.
“Dolce Amore” (5 million page views), “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” (4.15 million page views) and “Be My Lady” (1.59 million views) were among the mostwatched shows online.