ABS-CBN leads in nat’l TV ratings with SONA live coverage, relevant newsABS-CBN remained the country’s most preferred network not only for entertainment but also for relevant news as its news program “TV Patrol” and SONA live coverage drew more viewers in July.
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%.