GMA Network continued its stronghold in the key areas of Urban Luzon and Mega Manila in June, according to the latest data from ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
From June 1 to 29 (with June 23 to 29 based on overnight data), GMA posted an average total day people audience share of 35.3 percent, which outscored ABS-CBN’s 30.7 percent in Urban Luzon. The viewer-rich area accounts for 72 percent of all urban TV viewers in the country.
The Kapuso Network led in the afternoon block with 36.3 percent audience share, versus rival network’s 32.9 percent.
GMA Network also posted winning numbers in the evening block with 38.1 percent as against ABS-CBN’s 30 percent.
Kapuso shows again dominated Urban Luzon’s list of top-rating programs in June with Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS) remaining unbeatable in the number one spot. KMJS was likewise the most-watched program in National Urban Philippines.
Included in the list as well were Sahaya, Kara Mia, 24 Oras, Daddy’s Gurl, Magpakailanman, Starstruck, Pepito Manaloto, Love You Two, and Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko.
Eat Bulaga, Studio 7, Kapuso Movie Night, Imbestigador, Amazing Earth, Bihag, Wowowin, and Bubble Gang also made it to the top programs list.
Similarly, GMA Network ruled in Mega Manila, which accounts for 60 percent of all urban viewers in the country.
Based on official data from June 1 to 22, GMA recorded 36.3 percent average total day people audience share, beating the 28.8 percent of ABS-CBN. In Mega Manila’s list of top-rating programs, 21 out of the top 30 shows were from GMA.
Nielsen TV Audience Measurement’s client pool covers a total of 32 clients/subscribers consisting of 6 local TV networks including ABS-CBN, TV5, Aksyon TV and CNN Philippines, among others; 3 regional clients; 2 blocktimers; and 21 agencies (17 media agencies, 3 consulting agencies, and 1 digital agency).
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