FPJ''s Ang Probinsyano
ABS-CBN remains the most-watched TV network in the country in January after the station garnered an average audience share of 43% from combined urban and rural homes vs. GMA 7’s 36%, according to recent data from Kantar Media.
ABS-CBN kept a strong hold on the prime time block, hitting an average audience share of 48% nationwide versus its rival’s 33%. The station’s afternoon block also garnered a 42% nationwide rating versus GMA’s 37%.
Kantar Media uses a nationwide panel size of 2,609 urban and rural homes that represent 100% of the total Philippine TV viewing population, while AGB Nielsen reportedly has 1,980 homes based solely in urban areas that represent only 57% of the Philippine TV viewing population.
Still topping the list of mostwatched programs during the previous month is “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” with an average national TV rating of 39.8% followed by “Pangako Sa ’Yo” with 31.4% which tied at second with weekend top-raters “Maalaala Mo Kaya” and “Wansapanataym.” “Dance Kids” maintained its good showing (29.8%) at third place.
Prime time newscast “TV Patrol” remains the only news program in the Top 10 programs in January, landing in fourth spot with an average national TV rating of 28.7%.
Two new programs also debuted strongly in January. “Pilipinas Got Talent Season 5” averaged a rating of 26.6%, while “Be My Lady” earned 18.3%, almost 10 points higher than its competition. “Rated K” (24.3%) and “Home Sweetie Home” (24.1%) rounded out the Kapamilya programs in the Top 10.
“It’s Showtime” (16.1%) was able to regain the lead in the weekday noontime slot as its rival show’s rating dropped to 15.2%.
ABS-CBN also fared better than its competition in other territories such as Balance Luzon (areas in Luzon outside Mega Manila) where it scored a national average audience share of 45% versus GMA’s 36%, in the Visayas with 54% versus the rival’s 26% and in Mindanao with 55% against GMA’s 27%.
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