TV Ratings (Sept. 19-21): "Kap's Amazing Stories" and "Bitoy's Funniest Videos" rule weekend primetime race

by Erwin Santiago
Sep 22, 2008

Senator Bong Revilla's Kap's Amazing Stories and Michael V's Bitoy's Funniest Videos topped the primetime race last weekend.

Kap's Amazing Stories was on top of the ladder among Sunday (September 21) primetime programs with an amazing 30.9 percent; closely followed by Paolo Bediones's Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok—where a contestant got the jackpot prize of P1-M—with 30.6 percent.

Completing the Top 5 are Mel & Joey (27.7 percent), Pinoy Dream Academy Little Dreamers (24.4 percent), and Goin' Bulilit (22.9 percent).

Sharon Cuneta's documentary titled Mega Tatlong Dekada, which commemorates the Megastar's 30th anniversary in showbiz, managed to grab the 8th spot with 14.2 percent.

SOP grabbed back the top spot in the daytime race with 16.9 percent while Showbiz Central came in second and reclaimed the crown in the battle of the Sunday showbiz talk shows with 15.5 percent.

SOP's rival ASAP '08 came in third with 14.1 percent while Showbiz Central's competitor The Buzz rated 9.7 percent to take 6th place.

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Bitoy's Funniest Videos, on the other hand, led all Saturday (September 20) primetime shows with 30.2 percent; followed by the Survivor Philippines special of Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, which amassed a total of 27.2 percent.

ABS-CBN's longest-running drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya, featuring John Lloyd Cruz's stunning portrayal of a schizophrenic, grabbed the third spot with an impressive 24.6 percent. GMA-7's Celebrity Duets came at No. 4 with 23.7 percent while Imbestigador completed the Top 5 with 23.2 percent.

The daytime race was ruled again by Eat Bulaga!, which collected a total of 20.8 percent.

A far second was Pinoy Records with 17.6 percent while Wowowee came in third place with 17.2 percent. Wish Ko Lang and Cinema FPJ tied at fourth place with identical 15.3 percent rating. Fifth place went to Takeshi's Castle with 13.7 percent.

Dyesebel ruled the primetime race last Friday, September 19, with 39.2 percent. It was followed by four other Kapuso shows in the Top 5: Codename: Asero (35.8 percent), Ako Si Kim Samsoon (34.9 percent), Survivor Philippines (31.4 percent), and 24 Oras (3o percent).

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Completing the Top 10 are TV Patrol World, I Love Betty La Fea, Dyosa, Bubble Gang, and Iisa Pa Lamang.

Afternoon soaps Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan and Una Kang Naging Akin took the first two spots in the daytime race with 25.5 percent and 24.6 percent, respectively.

Eat Bulaga! came in third with 22.6 percent; followed by Daisy Siete and Wowowee to complete the Top 5.

Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 shows from September 19 to 21, based on the overnight ratings conducted by AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:

September 19 (Friday)


SiS (GMA-7) 9.1%; Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 7.8%

Marimar (GMA-7) 16.9%; Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 14,1%

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 22.6%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 17.2%

Daisy Siete (GMA-7) 20.1%; Una Kang Naging Akin (GMA-7) 24.6%; Ligaw Na Bulaklak (ABS-CBN) 15.2%

Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan (GMA-7) 25.5%; El Cuerpo del Deseo (ABS-CBN) 15.6%; Las Tontas (ABS-CBN) 9.5%

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Gobingo (GMA-7) 16.4%; Kapamilya Deal Or No Deal (ABS-CBN) 17.9%

24 Oras (GMA-7) 30%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 26.8%

Codename: Asero (GMA-7) 35.8%; Dyosa (ABS-CBN) 24.6%

Dyesebel (GMA-7) 39.2%; I Love Betty La Fea (ABS-CBN) 25.9%

Ako Si Kim Samsoon (GMA-7) 34.8%; Iisa Pa Lamang (ABS-CBN) 22%

Survivor Philippines (GMA-7) 31.4%; Kahit Isang Saglit (ABS-CBN) 16.5%

Bubble Gang (GMA-7) 23.6%; Daboy Sa ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) 10.3%; Saksi (GMA-7) 9.2%

September 20 (Saturday)


Takeshi's Castle (GMA-7) 13.7%; Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 10.9%

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 20.8%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 17.2%

Startalk (GMA-7) 12.1%; Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN) 10.1%

Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) 15.3%; Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) 15.3%

Pinoy Records (GMA-7) 17.6%; That's My Doc (ABS-CBN) 11.8%


Celebrity Duets (GMA-7) 23.7%; Varga (ABS-CBN) 16.1%

Bitoy's Funniest Videos (GMA-7) 30.2%; Pinoy Dream Academy Little Dreamers (ABS-CBN) 18.8%

Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) 27.2%; Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) 24.6%

Imbestigador (GMA-7) 23.2%; XXX (ABS-CBN) 20.5%

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Nuts Entertainment (GMA-7) 12.6%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 8.7%

Sine Totoo (GMA-7) 7.7%; Sports Unlimited (ABS-CBN) 3.9%; Walang Tulugan With Master Showman (GMA-7) 2.7%

September 21 (Sunday)


Takeshi's Castle (GMA-7) 11.2%; Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) 10%

SOP (GMA-7) 16.9%; ASAP ‘08 (ABS-CBN) 14.1%

Dear Friend (GMA-7) 10%; Your Song (ABS-CBN) 9.1%

Showbiz Central (GMA-7) 15.5%; The Buzz (ABS-CBN) 9.7%


Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) 30.9%; Rated K (ABS-CBN) 21.3 %

Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok (GMA-7) 30.6%; Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 22.9%

Mel & Joey (GMA-7) 27.7%; Pinoy Dream Academy Little Dreamers (ABS-CBN) 24.4%

All Star K (GMA-7) 19.5%; Mega Tatlong Dekada (ABS-CBN) 14.2%; Ful Haus (GMA-7) 14.1%

SNBO: The Pinisher (GMA-7) 14.1%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 4.9%

Click here for the ranking of the daytime and primetime programs from September 19 to 21.

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