TV Ratings (August 1-3): "Eat Bulaga!" and "SOP" rule weekend daytime race

Despite the controversy regarding Eat Bulaga's show in LosAngeles last month, its telecast was the most-watched daytime program last Saturday,August 2. It posted a rating of 25.2 percent; followed by Pinoy Records with24.9 percent and Wish Ko Lang with 22.8 percent.

Occupying the fourth and fifth spots are Wowowee andTakeshi's Castle. StarTalk regained the upper hand against rival EntertainmentLive; 14.5 percent and 11.1 percent, respectively.

Bitoy's Funniest Videos generated 32.9 percent rating tolead all primetime programs. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho came in second with 30.5percent while Pinoy Idol grabbed the third spot with 28.9 percent.

Imbestigador and Pinoy Dream Academy took the fourth andfifth positions, respectively.

Maalaala Mo Kaya, featuring comedians Smokey Manaloto and BenjieParas, raked in an impressive 22.4 percent to take the sixth spot; followed bythe pilot episode of Varga with 19.1 percent and the farewell telecast ofKapitan Boom with 17.5 percent.

The double birthday celebration of Dingdong Dantes andMarian Rivera in SOP ruled the daytime race yesterday, August 3, with 18percent. Its rival show ASAP '08 got a respectable 14percent, considering that it was a replay, to grab the fifth spot.

Showbiz Central was in second place with 17 percent whileits rival, The Buzz, grabbed the 8th spot with 11.5 percent.

Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin's advice program DearFriend took the third spot with 16.4 percent while Pinoy Idol Extra was infourth place with 15 percent.

In the primetime race, Pinoy Dream Academy Little Dreamerssurprised everyone with its 27 percent rating to take the first place. It wasfollowed by Mel & Joey with 25.6 percent, Kap's Amazing Stories with 25percent; Pinoy Idol and Goin' Bulilit tied at fourth place with 24.7 percent;and Sharon completed the Top 5 with 19.4 percent.

The special tribute to Comedy King Dolphy, dubbed as TheKing of Comedy Dolphy at 80, took the ninth spot with 16.2 percent.

Gaano Kadalas ang Minsan and Dyesebel topped the daytime andprimetime race, respectively, last Friday, August 1.

Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7shows from August 1 to 3, based on the overnight ratings conducted by AGBNielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:


August 1 (Friday)


SiS (GMA-7) 10%; Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 10.2%

Marimar (GMA-7)14.1%; Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN)15.8%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 21.2%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 17%

Daisy Siete (GMA-7)18.4%; Magdusa Ka (GMA-7) 20.9%; Ligaw Na Bulaklak (ABS-CBN) 12.3%

Gaano Kadalas angMinsan (GMA-7) 21.6%; El Cuerpo delDeseo (ABS-CBN) 15.2%


Gobingo (GMA-7)14.1%; Kapamilya Deal Or No Deal(ABS-CBN) 17.3%

24 Oras (GMA-7)28.3%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN)21.2%

Codename: Asero(GMA-7) 37.3%; The Singing Bee(ABS-CBN) 22.3%; Iisa Pa Lamang (ABS-CBN)22%

Dyesebel (GMA-7)42.4%; My Girl (ABS-CBN) 20.2%

Ako Si Kim Samsoon(GMA-7) 27.3%; Pinoy Dream Academy(ABS-CBN) 20.3%; Dalja's Spring(GMA-7) 20.3%; Daboy Sa ABS-CBN(ABS-CBN) 8.9%; Bubble Gang (GMA-7)19.3%

Saksi (GMA-7)9.1%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 4.5%

August 2 (Saturday)


Pilipinas, Game KNB?(ABS-CBN) 8.5%; Takeshi's Castle(GMA-7) 16.7%

Eat Bulaga!(GMA-7) 25.2%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN)17.3%

StarTalk (GMA-7)14.5%; Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN)11.1%

Wish Ko Lang(GMA-7) 22.8%; Cinema FPJ (ABS-CBN)10.6%

Pinoy Records(GMA-7) 24.9%; That's My Doc(ABS-CBN) 12.7%


Pinoy Idol (GMA-7)28.9%; Kapitan Boom (ABS-CBN) 17.5%; Varga (ABS-CBN) 19.1%

Bitoy's FunniestVideos (GMA-7) 32.9%; Pinoy DreamAcademy (ABS-CBN) 24.8%

Kapuso Mo, JessicaSoho (GMA-7) 30.5%; Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN)22.4%

Imbestigador(GMA-7) 25.2%; XXX (ABS-CBN) 16.5%

Songbird (GMA-7)8.8%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 11.7%

Sine Totoo (GMA-7)9.3%; Sports Unlimited (ABS-CBN) 4%; Walang Tulugan With Master Showman (GMA-7)3.2%

August 3 (Sunday)


Takeshi's Castle (GMA-7)11.4%; Bakbakan (ABS-CBN) 12.1%

SOP (GMA-7) 18%; ASAP ‘08 (ABS-CBN) 14%

Pinoy Idol Extra(GMA-7) 15%; Your Song (ABS-CBN)12.3%; Dear Friend (gma-7) 16.4%

Showbiz Central(GMA-7) 17%; The Buzz (ABS-CBN) 11.5%


Kap's Amazing Stories(GMA-7) 25%; Rated K (ABS-CBN) 19.2%

Pinoy Idol (GMA-7)24.7%; Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 24.7%

Mel & Joey(GMA-7) 25.6%; Pinoy Dream Academy:Little Dreamers (ABS-CBN) 27%

All Star K (GMA-7)18.9%; Sharon (ABS-CBN) 19.4%

Ful Haus (GMA-7)11.9%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN)17.9%

SNBO (GMA-7) 9.8%;The King of Comedy Dolphy At 80(ABS-CBN) 16.2%

Click here for the ranking of the daytime andprimetime programs from August 1 to 3.





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