How did #ALDUBSummerGetaway and #ShowtimeUnkabogabLeDay fare in ratings game?

The heat is on for both Eat Bulaga and It's Showtime as AlDub enjoyed #ALDUBSummerGetaway while Vice Ganda celebrated his birthday during #ShowtimeUnkabogabLeDay.

EAT BULAGA. For their summer getaway, Alden Richards, Maine Mendoza, Lola Nidora (Wally Bayola) and Lola Tinidora (Jose Manalo) traveled to Lake Island Solar Pontoon Resort in Binangonan Rizal for some R & R (rest and recreation).

They were joined by Yaya Pak and Yaya Git during the episode dubbed as #ALDUBSummerGetaway. 

Lola Nidora suggested a fun water challenge for the AlDub love team of Alden and Maine.

The two had to complete five tasks in a span of five minutes.

First, Alden and Divina had to finish eating a wedge of watermelon. After eating, both of them jumped into the pool and carried a ball using only their cheeks.  

For the third task, Divina sat on top of Alden’s shoulders to grab a banana heart hanging from the banderitas.  

Then, the two had an “underwater” task wherein they had to find five letters spelling out ALDUB.

They then spelled out ALDUB on a white board along with a heart sign.

Although they did not complete the challenge within five minutes, Lola Nidora gave them permission to go to any resort that they want without a chaperone.

Right after the challenge, everybody enjoyed swimming in the pool!

IT'S SHOWTIME. Vice Ganda, whose actual birthday was on March 31, celebrated his birthday on ABS-CBN's noontime show.

For the opening number, Vice did a spectacular dance number while singing “Beautiful Now.” The production number featured unique choreography complete with pyro effects and glass shattering.

It’s Showtime is in the process of finding the newest Junior Hashtag Weekly Winner. From among the contestants, four aspiring kiddie contestants were left. In the end, Nicholi Lista  and Simon Dayrit were named as the Junior Hashtag Weekly Winners.

Elmo Magalona was the celebrity guest player in the Trabahula segment wherein he had to guess who among four women actually worked as a DJ.
Wrapping up the episode was the Tawag ng Tanghalan portion. Quarter 2 of the segment was aired last Saturday wherein the contestants battled it out for a spot in the semi-finals.

Christopher Mendrez from Cebu was the defending champion for that day.

One of the daily contenders was Donato Soriano from Luzon who unfortunately received a gong.

Contestant No. 2 was Hazel Rafael from Cavite, followed by Althea Felisa from Butuan, Mindanao.

Bsaed on their performances, it was Althea Felisa from Mindanao who won the title of daily winner.

She competed against defending champion Christopher Menderez. Althea gave her rendition of "Chandelier" while Christopher sang "Close the Window."

In the end, Christoper Mendrez managed to keep his title as defending champion and even secured himself a spot in the semi-finals.

MEGA MANILA RATINGS. How did the April 9 episode of Eat Bulaga and It's Showtime fare in Mega Manila based on data from TV ratings data supplier AGB Nielsen?

The GMA-7 noontime show again was able to get more than two times the rating of its counterpart program.

The episode of Eat Bulaga featuring the summer outing of AlDub was able to get a Mega Manila TV rating of 23.8%.

Meawhile, ABS-CBN's It's Showtime got a TV rating of 10.9% for its episode dubbed #ShowtimeUnkabogabLeDay.

This represents a 12.9-point gap between the two noontime shows.

NATIONWIDE RATINGS. Based on Kantar Media-TNS, It's Showtime was able to a get a higher national TV rating that day, April 9.

Showtime got a 18.7% TV rating nationwide (Total Philippines Urban + Rural).

Meanwhile, Eat Bulaga was able to get a TV rating of 16.6%.

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