GMA-7 daytime and primetime shows continue its dominance over their counterparts in ABS-CBN—at least in Mega Manila.
Eat Bulaga! and Daisy Siete are still holding on to their top positions in the daytime race while Marimar, Joaquin Bordado, Kamandag, 24 Oras, and Coffee Prince refuse to step out of the Top 5 positions in the primetime race.
Last Friday, February 22, Regine Velasquez's second appearance on Maalaala Mo Kaya took the tenth spot with 13.4 percent. KC Concepcion's episode, which was shown the previous week, also took the No. 10 position but rated higher with 17.3 percent.
ABS-CBN's delayed telecast of the 80th Oscar Awards generated a rating of 11.5 percent, which is only good for 13th place. The prestigious award-giving body, which named No Country For Old Men as best picture, was also telecast live over Velvet, a cable channel.
Eat Bulaga! is still the No. 1 daytime show during Saturdays taking a very high 27.4 percent rating on February 23. StarTalk was a far second with 18.4 percent followed by Takeshi's Castle with 18.3 percent and Wish Ko Lang with 16. 7 percent. Wowowee and Pinoy Records tied at No. 5 with identical 14.6 percent rating.
In the primetime race, Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho lorded it over with 35.5 percent; followed by Bitoy's Funnierst Videos with 33.5 percent, Imbestigador with 28.3 percent; Kakasa Ka Ba Sa Grade 5? with 25.1 percent. Completing the Top 5 is ABS-CBN's XXX with 20.6 percent.
The new reality show of ABS-CBN (tie-up with Del Monte's Fit 'n Right juice), Got 2B Fit Challenge, debuted at No. 9 with 10.7 percent.
Meanwhile, the rerun of the Richard Gutierrez-Angel Locsin Valentine movie I Will Always Love You topped the daytime race last Sunday, February 24, with 22.9 percent. Also in the Top 5 are Showbiz Central (16.8 percent), SOP (16.1 percent), ASAP '08 (15 percent), and The Buzz (13.1 percent).
Mel & Joey grabbed the No. 1 position in the primetime race with 29.4 percent. Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok was a close second with 29.1 percent. Taking the third to fifth slots are All Star K, Kap's Amazing Stories, and Ful Haus.
Click here for the ranking of the top daytime and primetime programs from February 22 to 25 based on the overnight ratings conducted by AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households.