TV Ratings (May 23-26): "My Girl" poses threat to GMA-7's Telebabad block

Two new ABS-CBN shows—My Girl (starring Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson) and Ligaw Na Bulaklak (topbilled by Roxanne Guinoo)—premiered yesterday, May 26.

The Pinoy version of the hit Koreanovela My Girl, starringKim Chiu and Gerald Anderson, premiered last night, May 26. My Girl posted arating of 28 percent to take the fifth position in the daytime race and, moreimportantly, topped all ABS-CBN programs.

Although My Girl's debut performance in the ratings game isquite astonishing, GMA-7's formidable quartet—Dyesebel, Joaquin Bordado,Babangon Ako't Dudurgin Kita, and 24 Oras—remained strong in the Top 4 positions.The new Kimerald primetime series, which replaced Claudine Barretto's Maligno,went up against the latter part of Dyesebel (39.8 percent) and most part ofBabangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita (31.3 percent).

ABS-CBN's reality program Pinoy Big Brother Teen EditionPlus also benefited from My Girl's strong showing as it posted a high 26.4percent, which is good for sixth place. Former top Kapamilya show The SingingBee dropped to seventh place with 25.8 percent.

Completing the Top 10 are TV Patrol World, Lobo, and TheLegend.

In the daytime race, ABS-CBN's new afternoon soap Ligaw naBulaklak starring Roxanne Guinoo also had its debut Monday. The replacementshow of Prinsesa ng Banyera got 15.6 percent to take the seventh place.


Kaputol ng Isang Awit posted the highest rating of the daywith 20.5 percent; followed by Daisy Siete, Eat Bulaga, Magdusa Ka, and ElCuerpo Deseo.

GMA-7's Mel & Joey was the highest rated primetime showlast Sunday, May 25, with 22.8 percent while ABS-CBN's Goin' Bulilit (21.5 percent)and Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus (21.4 percent) took the second andthird spots, respectively. Completing the Top 5 are All Star K and the resultsnight of Pinoy Idol.

SOP topped Sunday's daytime racewith 15.2 percent despite the absence of main female hosts Regine Velasquez andJaya. Takeshi's Castle was second with 12.9 percent while ASAP '08 was thirdwith 12.6 perecnt.

In the battle of the showbiz talk shows, Showbiz Centralonce again beat The Buzz—11.3 percent versus 10.6 percent—considering that John"Sweet" Lapus was the only main host present at last Sunday's episode of Showbiz Central,which also featured Rufa Mae Quinto's birthday celebration.

Saturday (May 24) primetime viewing was ruled by Kapuso Mo,Jessica Soho with 30.5 percent. Michael V's gag show Bitoy's Funniest Videoscame in second with 28.5 percent while Imbestigador was in third place with27.6 percent.


Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus and Pinoy Idol rankedfourth and fifth, respectively.

Eat Bulaga, meanwhile, topped the daytime race with 22percent; followed by Wowowee, Takeshi's Castle, Wish Ko Lang, and Cinema FPJ tocomplete the Top 5.

Finally, Dyesebel once again topped the primetime race lastFriday, May 23, with 39.5 percent. The final episode of Maligno posted a ratingof 21.1 percent to take the 8th place.

Daisy Siete was the No. 1 daytime show; followed by MagdusaKa, Eat Bulaga, Kaputol ng Isang Awit, and El Cuerpo Deseo.

The last episode of Prinsesa ng Banyera grabbed the No. 8position with 14.6 percent.

Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7shows from May 23 to 25 based on the overnight ratings conducted by AGB NielsenPhilippines among Mega Manila households:

May 23 (Friday)


SiS (GMA-7) 11.5%;Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 6.9%

Da Big Show(GMA-7) 14.9%; Pilipinas, Game KNB?(ABS-CBN) 13.3%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 21.5%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 17%

Daisy Siete (GMA-7)22.1%; Magdusa Ka (GMA-7) 21.7%; Prinsesa ng Banyera (ABS-CBN) 14.6%


Kaputol ng Isang Awit(GMA-7) 21.1%; El Cuerpo Deseo(ABS-CBN) 19%


Gobingo (GMA-7)13.3%; Wheel of Fortune (ABS-CBN)16.2%

24 Oras (GMA-7)26.5%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN)23.4%

Joaquin Bordado (GMA-7)34%; The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) 25.2%

Dyesebel (GMA-7)39.5%; Lobo (ABS-CBN) 20.8%

Babangon Ako'tDudurugin Kita (GMA-7) 33.8%; PinoyBig Brother Teen Edition Plus (ABS-CBN) 21.6%

Pinoy Idol (GMA-7)18.4%; Maligno (ABS-CBN) 21.1%

Bubble Gang(GMA-7) 15.8%; Maalaala Mo Kaya(ABS-CBN) 17.3%; Bandila (ABS-CBN)7.6%

May 24 (Saturday)


Takeshi's Castle(GMA-7) 16.4%; Pilipinas, Game KNB?(ABS-CBN) 9.6%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 22%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 18.6%

StarTalk (GMA-7)11.3%; Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN)9%

Wish Ko Lang(GMA-7) 13.4%; Cinema FPJ (ABS-CBN)12.3%


Pinoy Records(GMA-7) 12.8 %; That's My Doc(ABS-CBN) 11.9%

Pinoy Idol (GMA-7)23.1%; Kapitan Boom (ABS-CBN) 18%

Bitoy's FunniestVideos (GMA-7) 28.5%; Pinoy BigBrother Teen Edition Plus (ABS-CBN) 23.4%

Kapuso Mo, JessicaSoho (GMA-7) 30.5%; TV Patrol World(ABS-CBN) 15.7%

Imbestigador(GMA-7) 27.6%; XXX (ABS-CBN) 13.6%

Nuts Entertainment(GMA-7) 15%; Sports Unlimited(ABS-CBN) 5.4%

Sine Totoo (GMA-7)11.5%; Walang Tulugan: Master Showman(GMA-7) 3.4%

May 25 (Sunday)


Takeshi's Castle(GMA-7) 12.9%; Gaby's Extraordinary Files(ABS-CBN) 7.4%

SOP (GMA-7) 15.2%;ASAP '08 (ABS-CBN) 12.6%

Pinoy Idol Extra (ABS-CBN)10.3%; Tasya Fantasya (GMA-7) 8.4%; Your Song (ABS-CBN) 9.1%


Showbiz Central(GMA-7) 11.3%; The Buzz (ABS-CBN)10.6%


Kap's Amazing Stories(GMA-7) 19.5%; Rated K (ABS-CBN)18.1%

Pinoy Idol (GMA-7)19.7%; Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 21.5%

Mel & Joey(GMA-7) 22.8%; Pinoy Big Brother TeenEdition Plus (ABS-CBN) 21.4%

All Star K (GMA-7)19.8%; Sharon (ABS-CBN) 16.4%

Ful Haus (GMA-7)17.4%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN)11.3%

SNBO: Texas ChainsawMassacre (GMA-7) 14.8%; Runaways(ABS-CBN) 7.4%

May 26 (Monday)


SiS (GMA-7) 9.3%; Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 5.6%

Da Big Show(GMA-7) 12.8%; Pilipinas, Game KNB?(ABS-CBN) 13.3%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 19.3%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN)17.2%

Daisy Siete(GMA-7) 19.9%; Magdusa Ka (GMA-7)18.4%; Ligaw na Bulaklak (ABS-CBN)15.6%

Kaputol ng Isang Awit (GMA-7)20.5%; El Cuerpo Deseo (ABS-CBN) 17.6%


Gobingo (GMA-7)15.8%; Wheel of Fortune (ABS-CBN)15.9%

24 Oras (GMA-7)31.3%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 23%

Joaquin Bordado(GMA-7) 34.8%; The Singing Bee(ABS-CBN) 25.8%

Dyesebel (GMA-7)39.8%; Lobo (ABS-CBN) 22.9%

Babangon Ako'tDudurugin Kita (GMA-7) 31.6%; My Girl(ABS-CBN) 28%

The Legend (GMA-7)21.9%; Pinoy Big Brother Teen EditionPlus (ABS-CBN) 26.4%

Pinoy Idol Extra (GMA-7)12.9%; Lovers (ABS-CBN) 16.6%

Kung Ako Ikaw(GMA-7) 10.5%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 8.3%

Click here for the ranking of the daytime andprimetime programs from May 23 to 26.


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