GMA Network tops August nationwide TV ratings

The Kapuso network maintained its lead in the nationwide TV ratings competition based on data from ratings service provider, Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

From Aug. 1 to 31 (with Aug. 27 to 31 based on overnight data), GMA led competition across all day parts in the National Urban Television Audience Measurement (NUTAM) with an average total day people audience share of 42 percent; ahead of ABS-CBN’s 37.4 percent. 

In Urban Luzon, the Network toppled competition from the morning up to the primetime block. GMA registered a total day people audience share of 48.7 percent; beating ABS-CBN’s 31.4 percent.

 “24 Oras” anchors Iya Villania, Vicky Morales, Mike Enriquez, and Mel Tiangco     
The Kapuso Network posted an even bigger margin in Mega Manila (based on Aug. 1 to 26 data) with an impressive 51.9 percent people audience share across all time blocks versus ABS-CBN’s 27.1 percent. 

Urban Luzon and Mega Manila respectively account for 76 and 59 percent of all urban viewers in the country.

Kapuso shows dominated the list of top programs in NUTAM with Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS) as the most watched GMA show during the said period. GMA also claimed the top eight spots in the Urban Luzon list while it swept the top 16 spots in Mega Manila with KMJS still at no. 1 and closely followed by Pepito Manaloto.

The cast of the top-rating afternoon drama, "Ika-6 na Utos," (from left) Sunshine Dizon, Gabby Concepcion, and Ryza Cenon
Also included in the list of top-rating Kapuso shows were Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko, Alyas Robin Hood, 24 Oras, My Love from the Star, Magpakailanman, Mulawin vs. Ravena, Ika-6 Na Utos, and Hay Bahay!.

Meanwhile, GMA Network made history anew when it premiered One Mindanao on Aug. 28. As part of the Network’s continuing efforts to further strengthen its presence in Southern Philippines, One Mindanao features comprehensive and topnotch delivery of news and information in the region.

TV journalist Tek Ocampo, TV host and news presenter Sarah Hilomen-Velasco, and news correspondent Real Sorroche anchor the show. Joining them are the various local news teams based in Northern and Southern Mindanao and news stringers across Mindanao.

It is simultaneously aired in key cities and provinces in Mindanao thru GMA Network’s local channels in Mindanao.

Topics: GMA Network , Nielsen TV Audience Measurement , TV ratings competition
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