TV Patrol” and SONA live coverage drew more viewers in July.ABS-CBN remained the country’s most preferred network not only for entertainment but also for relevant news as its news program “
This is based on data from Kantar Media, where the Kapamilya network recorded an average national audience share of 46% from both rural and urban homes, or 12 points higher versus GMA’s 34%.
More viewers tuned in to ABS-CBN’s special coverage of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address, which garnered a national TV rating of 16.6%, compared to GMA’s “SONA 2017”(7.8%).
“TV Patrol” also secured its spot as the most watched news program nationwide with an average monthly national TV rating of 30.8% compared to "24 Oras" that got 19.6%.
Meanwhile, “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” (37.3%) led the list of top programs after it opened its newest chapter with Cardo (Coco Martin) as part of the Special Action Force. “La Luna Sangre” (34.8%) also thrilled viewers with the transformation of Malia (Kathryn Bernardo) into a man.
The vocal battle in “The Voice Teens” was also a big hit among viewers and netizens alike, hitting 34.2% average ratings for July. “MMK” (31.1%) also continues to inspire viewers and highlight Filipinos’ resilience.
“Wansapanataym” scored 28.3% as a new series premiered with child star Awra in “Wansapanatyam Presents: AmazingVing.”
Bringing laughter to viewers for the whole month of July were comedy programs “Home Sweetie Home” (23.3%) and “Goin’ Bulilit” (20.7%).
“Wildflower” also hit an average monthly national TV rating of 23.9%.
Also among the top 20 programs were “Showtime” (18%), “Ipaglaban Mo” (17.8%) and “A Love to Last” (17.5%).
Meanwhile, ABS-CBN won across all time blocks in the month of July, particularly the prime time block where it recorded 51% compared to GMA’s 32%.