TV Ratings (April 18-20): "SOP" and "ASAP '08" in a tight race

Regine Velasquez's birthday celebration on SOP topped the daytime race yesterday,April 20, garnering a 14.8 percent while its rival program, ASAP '08, attracted 14 percent to takethe second place

The "Sayang Na Sayang" episode of Your Song starring Matt Evans and Melissa Ricks grabbed the thirdplace, with Takeshi's Castle coming infourth.

In the battle of showbiz talk shows, The Buzz had a slim lead versus ShowbizCentral. The return of Kris Aquino on TheBuzz generated 11.7 percent while ShowbizCentral got 11.5 percent.

In the primetime race, AllStar K maintained its No. 1 position by virtue of its 26.2 percent rating;followed closely by Mel & Joey at second place with 26 percent.

Four other GMA-7 shows made it in the Top 10: Kap's Amazing Stories (No.3), Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok (No.4), Ful Haus (No. 5), and the global-warming docu Signos (No. 8).

ABS-CBN's Pinoy BigBrother (PBB) Teen Edition Plus, Goin' Bulilit, Rated K,and Sharon also made the cut.

Kapuso Mo, JessicaSoho was the leader in the primetime race last Saturday, April 19, with28.7 percent; followed by Bitoy'sFunniest Videos (26.1 percent) and Imbestigador(23 percent).

Kapamilya shows I AmKC and PBB Teen Edition Plus tookthe fourth and fifth spots, respectively.

Pinoy Idol droppedto No. 6 while TV Patrol World, 1 vs.100, XXX, and Nuts Entertainment completedthe Top 10.

Eat Bulaga! wasthe runaway winner in the daytime race with a whopping 24.7 percent ratingversus second-placer Wowowee's 17 percent.

The longest-running noontime show of Tito, Vic & Joeyalso topped the Friday (April 18) daytime race with three Kapuso soaps trailingbehind—Maging Akin Ka Lamang, Daisy Siete,and Kaputol ng Isang Awit.

Meanwhile, five Kapuso shows occupied the top half of lastprimetime race.

The pack was led by JoaquinBordado with 32.9 percent; followed by Kamandag,Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita, 24 Oras, and The Legend.

Five Kapamilya shows, on the other hand, occupied the bottomhalf: Kung Fu Kids, TV Patrol World, PBBTeen Edition Plus, Palos, and Lobo.


Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7shows from April 18 to 20 based on the overnight ratings conducted by AGBNielsen Philippines:

April 18 (Friday)


SiS (GMA-7) 10.3%;Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 9.8%

Takeshi's Castle(GMA-7) 17%; Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN)17.1%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 21.5%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN)15.5%

Daisy Siete(GMA-7) 18.8%; Maging Akin Ka Lamang(GMA-7) 19.4%; Prinsesa ng Banyera(ABS-CBN) 11.6%

Kaputol ng Isang Awit(GMA-7) 17.7%; El Cuerpo Deseo(ABS-CBN) 14.5%


Gobingo (GMA-7)14.6%; Wheel of Fortune (ABS-CBN) 16%

24 Oras (GMA-7)26%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 20.3%

Joaquin Bordado(GMA-7) 32.9%; Kung Fu Kids (ABS-CBN)21.2%; Lobo (ABS-CBN) 19.1%

Kamandag (GMA-7)32.5%; Pinoy Big Brother Teen EditionPlus (ABS-CBN) 19.8%

Babangon Ako'tDudurugin Kita (GMA-7) 29.1%; Palos(ABS-CBN) 19.7%

The Legend (GMA-7)21.8%; Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN)14.7%

Bubble Gang(GMA-7) 17.3%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 7.9%

April 19 (Saturday)


Pilipinas, Game KNB?(ABS-CBN) 14.1%; Takeshi's Castle(GMA-7) 14.6%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 24.7%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 17%

StarTalk (GMA-7)14.9%; Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN)7.5%

Wish Ko Lang(GMA-7) 15.2%; Cinema FPJ (ABS-CBN)9.2%


Pinoy Records(GMA-7) 11.6%; 1 vs. 100 (ABS-CBN)12.6%

Pinoy Idol (GMA-7)20%; I Am KC (ABS-CBN) 20.8%

Bitoy's FunniestVideos (GMA-7) 26.1%; Pinoy BigBrother Teen Edition Plus (ABS-CBN) 20.1%

Kapuso Mo, JessicaSoho (GMA-7) 28.7%; TV Patrol World(ABS-CBN) 14.7%

Imbestigador(GMA-7) 23%; XXX (ABS-CBN) 12.4%; Nuts Entertainment (GMA-7) 11.7%

Sports Unlimited(ABS-CBN) 5.2%; Sine Totoo (GMA-7)8.1%; Master Showman Presents WalangTulugan (GMA-7) 2.7%

April 20 (Sunday)


Takeshi's Castle(GMA-7) 12.7%; Gaby's Extraordinary Files(ABS-CBN) 7.9%

SOP (GMA-7) 14.8%;ASAP '08 (ABS-CBN) 14%

Tasya Fantasya(GMA-7) 11%; Your Song: "Sayang NaSayang" (ABS-CBN) 13%

Showbiz Central(GMA-7) 11.5%; The Buzz (ABS-CBN)11.7%


Kap's Amazing Stories(GMA-7) 25.6%; Rated K (ABS-CBN)13.6%

Tok! Tok! Tok! IsangMilyon Pasok (GMA-7) 24.8%; Goin'Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 17.4%

Mel & Joey(GMA-7) 26%; Pinoy Big Brother TeenEdition Plus (ABS-CBN) 18.1%

All-Star K (GMA-7)26.2%; Sharon (ABS-CBN) 10.8%

Ful Haus (GMA-7)19.9%; That's My Doc (ABS-CBN) 10.4%;TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 7.2%

Signos (GMA-7)16.4%; Sunday's Best (ABS-CBN) 6.4%

Click here for the ranking of the Top 10 daytime andprimetime programs from April 18 to 20.





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