Television’s newest canine hero Bantatay continues to do wonders on the small screen.
Based on the most recent comparative ratings report by AGB Nielsen among Mega Manila households, Bantatay was able to secure a weeklong victory covering the period of September 27 to October 1 with an average audience share of 10 percent, 1.6 points higher than its rival program’s 8.4 percent.
For the said period, Bantatay gained a steady lead against its competitor beginning Monday, September 27, after receiving a strong 9 percent people ratings. This was followed by another victory on Tuesday, September 28, (8 percent), and once again, on Wednesday (11.5 percent), September 29.
On Thursday, September 30, Bantatay scored its highest win for the week, by virtue of its 11.7 percent people ratings, 2.2 points ahead of its competitor’s 9.5 percent. And finally, on Friday, October 1, GMA-7’s primetime drama successfully sealed its 5-day victory with an impressive 9.8 percent.
Aside from offering entertainment, Bantatay promotes positive values among children such as love and respect for elders, as well as responsible pet ownership thru Bilin ni Bantay, a special segment in cooperation with PAWS (Philippine Animal Welfare Society).
In the following episode, Bantay will face his biggest challenge yet as he tries to save Emily (Krystal Reyes), Junix (Renz Valerio) and Farrah (Sweet Ramos) from being buried alive by Bruno (Jim Pebangco) and Baldo (Kier Legaspi). However, he must first try to escape from Joanna (Jennica Garcia), his real owner, who recently took the dog home, unaware that Bantay is actually his missing dog.
How will Bantay/Bernard (Raymart Santiago) come to his children’s defense on time? Will Joanna be able to recognize Bantay?
Follow the amazing adventures of Bantatay, Monday to Friday, before 24 Oras on GMA Telebabad.