ABS-CBN won the hearts of viewers nationwide in April, hitting an average audience share of 46%, or a 16-point wide lead against GMA’s 30%, according to data from Kantar Media.
“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” (38.5%) still topped the list of most-watched programs nationwide, followed by “World of Dance Philippines” (32.6%) that ended its run on Philippine TV strongly.
The Angel Locsin-led prime time series “The General’s Daughter” (31.3%) snagged the third spot, while “Search for the Idol Philippines” (29.5%) debuted on the list at number four.
“TV Patrol” (28.3%) remained the newscast of choice of Filipinos to round out the top five.
Meanwhile, “Kadenang Ginto” (25.3%) shot to number seven, continuing to be the most-watched afternoon show nationwide.
The other programs that make up the list are “Halik” (25%), which recently held its finale, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (24.5%) and “Hiwaga ng Kambat” (23.5%).
With the consistent strong performance of “Kadenang Ginto,” ABS-CBN’s afternoon average audience share shot up to 51%, or 22 points higher than GMA’s 29%.
This is the first time this year that ABS-CBN’s afternoon average audience share breached 50%.
Likewise, ABS-CBN won again in the prime time block where it garnered an average audience share of 48%, beating GMA’s 31%.
The network also remained supreme in the morning block where it got 35% versus GMA’s 29% and in the noontime block where it recorded 47% compared to GMA’s 29%.