PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"GMA-7’s new Saturday shows, Man vs. Beast and Spooky Nights Presents: Bampirella, successfully debuted last Saturday (March 26).
"Chris Tiu’s newest infotainment show, Man vs. Beast, gathered a household audience share of 31.7%. This data is based on overnight ratings in Mega Manila from the more widely recognized TV ratings data supplier, Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
"The show defeated ABS-CBN’s Buhawi Jack which had 18.3% share points and TV5’s Willing Willie, with 25.8%.
"This Saturday, Chris presents more exciting contests between man and animals like the obstacle race between a former Navy Seal and a chimpanzee. He also features a run participated by a world-class sprinter, a giraffe and a zebra.
"Who will triumph in this week’s challenges? Find out in the strange yet fascinating show, Man vs. Beast.
"Another success last Saturday is the pilot episode of Spooky Nights’ first series, Bampirella. Marian Rivera’s charm and humor kept viewers hooked to the show as it led in its time slot with 34% household audience share.
"Spooky Nights Presents: Bampirella overtook its rival programs, ABS-CBN’s Maalaala Mo Kaya, which scored 28% share points and TV5’s LOL (Laugh or Lose) with 16.2%.
"In the next episode, circumstances get tighter for Cindy (Marian) as she transforms into a vampire in front of many people. While in vampire state, she has a chance encounter with Michael (Mikael Daez), a dentist, and Armando (Marc Abaya), a rock band vocalist. Whom will she attack first between these two good-looking guys?
"Expect more twists and turns in Cindy’s story as complications arise from her being Bampirella.
"Watch Man vs. Beast after 24 Oras Weekend and Spooky Nights Presents: Bampirella before Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho every Saturday in GMA-7."
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