How did Dennis Trillo-Heart Evangelista starrer Juan Happy Love Story fare in ratings game?

Heart Evangelista and Dennis Trillo topbill GMA-7's new romantic comedy series Juan Happy Love Story which aired its pilit epuside last May 16.


Ms. Right meets Mr. Wrong in GMA-7's new primetime series Juan Happy Love Story.

Heart Evangelista and Dennis Trillo reunite for the Kapuso network's romantic comedy series which aired its pilot episode last May 16.

Dennis plays a womanizer named Juan while Heart portrays a hopeless romantic character named Happy.

The start of the series didn't start "happy," as suugested by the title. The series opened with Happy and Juan having a fight because of the latter's alleged infidelity. The scene was followed by a flashback showing how they met each other.

Juan and Happy met at a common friend's wedding. Happy saw in him most of the signs she was looking for her true love. However, a series of unfortunate events followed--including Happy catching Juan doing the deed with a girl inside a car. Later, Happy had a change of heart after Juan defended her from riding-in-tandem criminals.

The two eventually went on a date to know more about each other. Happy confessed her feelings towards Juan right away but the playboy doesn't feel the same way yet.

REVIEW: Heart Evangelista and Dennis Trillo titillate in Juan Happy Love Story

MEGA MANILA. Heart and Dennis' new series had a strong debut on the primetime block on Monday. The show enjoyed a 5-point lead for its pilot episode which garnered 17.1% in Mega Manila against the 12% rating of rival ABS-CBN show The Story of Us starring Kim Chiu and Xian Lim. This is according to the data from AGB Nielsen.

Although the show experience a two-point decline in its ratings, Juan Happy Love Story maintained is lead from The Story of Us. The show scored 17.2% for Tuesday (May 17) episode, 16.2% for its Wednesday (May 18) episode, and 15.8% for its Thursday (May 19) episode. 

Meanwhile, KimXi drama trails behind with 11.1% for Tuesday (May 17) episode, 10.6% for its Wednesday (May 18) episode, and 9.6% for its Thursday (May 19) episode.

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NATIONWIDE. Juan Happy Love Story may have strong viewership ratings in Mega Manila but The Story of Us maintained its lead on nationwide TV ratings based on data gathered by Kantar/TNS Media. 

The Story of Us garnered 17.7% last Monday, May 16, and has a 4-point lead against Juan Happy Love Story which scored 13.4%.

Kim and Xian's drama series registered 16.8% in nationwide ratings for its Wednesday (May 18) episode. This is 4 points higher than Dennis and Heart's drama which scored 12.4%. The Kapamilya show even widened the gap after scoring 17.6% for its Thursday (May 19) episode against the Kapuso program's 11.8% ratings nationwide.
The data for the Tuesday, May 17, episode is yet to be released.


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