TV Ratings (Jan. 1-4): Top-raters in 2008 continue to reign this New Year

The start of year 2009 brought a slight change in the ratings game.

ABS-CBN's noontime show Wowowee, hosted by Willie Revillame, topped the daytime race last January 1, Thursday, with 18.3 percent. This is the first time for Wowowee to lead the ratings game in many months.

Placing second is GMA-7's noontime show Eat Bulaga!, which posted a rating of 16.4 percent. It was followed by afternoon soaps Pieta (14.8 percent), Saan Darating ang Umaga? (14.7), and Daisy Siete (13 percent) to complete the Top 5.

In the primetime race, Heart Evangelista's Luna Mystika maintained its No. 1 rank with 28.4 percent. But Anne Curtis's Dyosa climbed to No. 2 with 25.9 percent.

Meanwhile, primetime newscasts 24 Oras of GMA-7 and TV Patrol World of ABS-CBN tied for third place with identical 25.6 percent. Completing the Top 5 are Gagambino with 24.7 percent and I Love Betty La Fea with 24.4 percent.

The rest of the Top 10 was occupied by Eva Fonda (22.6 percent), Lalola (22.4 percent), Pinoy Fear Factor (19.3 percent), Family Feud and Money War (17.3 percent), and Kapamilya, Deal Or No Deal (14.7 percent).

Eat Bulaga! regained the No. 1 spot last January 2, Friday, with 22.1 percent. Saan Darating ang Umaga? came in second place with 21.4 percent while Wowowee dropped to No. 3 with 19 percent. Daisy Siete and Pilipinas, Game KNB? occupied the fourth and fifth place, respectively.

Luna Mystika once again topped the primetime race with 31.5 percent. It was followed by fellow Kapuso shows Gagambino (29.1 percent), Lalola (28.1 percent), and 24 Oras (27.7 percent), and Kapamilya show I Love Betty La Fea (27.2 percent) to complete the Top 5.

Occupying the rest of the Top 10 were Dyosa, Eva Fonda, Money War, TV Patrol World and Bubble Gang.

Eat Bulaga! also topped the daytime race last January 3, Saturday, with 23.2 percent. Wish Ko Lang came a close second with 22.1 percent. It was followed by Wowowee (20 percent), Startalk (19.5 percent), and Pinoy Records (18.7 percent).

Completing the Top 10 are Komiks Presents Dragonna, Cinema FPJ, Takehi's Castle, Entertainment Live and Pilipinas, Game KNB?


Topping the primetime race was Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho with 33.1 percent; followed by Imbestigador (30.2 percent), Bitoy's Funniest Videos (29.7 percent), Kakasa Ka Ba Sa Grade 5? (25.1 percent), and Maalaala Mo Kaya (23.8 percent).

Occupying the rest of the Top 10 were Banana Split, XXX, The Singing Bee, Sine Totoo and TV Patrol Sabado.

Daytime viewing last January 4, Sunday, was ruled by ASAP '09, generating a rating of 18.5 percent. Coming in second was Showbiz Central with 15.1 percent; followed by SOP (14.3 percent), Dear Friend (12.6 percent), and The Buzz (11.6 percent) to complete the Top 5.

Mel & Joey was the most-watched primetime show with 28.5 percent; followed by Kap's Amazing Stories (26.5 percent), Family Feud (26.3 percent), All Star K (25.2 percent), and Rated K (23.1 percent).

Completing the Top 10 were Ful Haus, The Singing Bee, SNBO, Sharon and Goin' Bulilit.

Here are the comparative ratings between ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs from January 1 to 4, 2009, based on the overnight ratings of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:

January 1, Thursday


SiS (GMA-7) 8.8%; Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 8.5%

Rosalinda (GMA-7) 9.2%; Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 12.5%

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 16.4%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 18.3%

Saan Darating ang Umaga? (GMA-7) 14.7%; Daisy Siete (GMA-7) 13%; Pieta (ABS-CBN) 14.8%


Family Feud (GMA-7) 17.3%; Kapamilya, Deal Or No Deal (ABS-CBN) 14.7%

24 Oras (GMA-7) 25.6%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 25.6%

Luna Mystika (GMA-7) 28.4%; Dyosa (ABS-CBN) 25.9%

Gagambino (GMA-7) 24.7%; I Love Betty La Fea (ABS-CBN) 24.4%

Lalola (GMA-7) 22.4%; Eva Fonda (ABS-CBN) 22.6%

Money War (GMA-7) 17.3%; Pinoy Fear Factor (ABS-CBN) 19.3%

Precious Time (ABS-CBN) 12.1%; Saksi (GMA-7) 12.6%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 9%

January 2, Friday


SiS (GMA-7) 9.8%; Boy & Kris (ABS-CBN) 9%

Rosalinda (GMA-7) 10.1%; Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 16.7%

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 22.1%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 19%

Una Kang Naging Akin (GMA-7) 21.4%; Saan Darating ang Umaga? (GMA-7) 21.4%; Pieta (ABS-CBN) 14.3%

Daisy Siete (GMA-7) 18.6%; La Traicion (ABS-CBN) 11.1%


Family Feud (GMA-7) 20%; Kapamilya, Deal Or No Deal (ABS-CBN) 12.1%

24 Oras (GMA-7) 27.7%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 23.9%

Luna Mystika (GMA-7) 31.5%; Dyosa (ABS-CBN) 26.4%

Gagambino (GMA-7) 29.1%; I Love Betty La Fea (ABS-CBN) 27.2%

Lalola (GMA-7) 28.1%; Eva Fonda (ABS-CBN) 25.9%


Money War (GMA-7) 24%; Pinoy Fear Factor (ABS-CBN) 20.4%

Bubble Gang (GMA-7) 21.3%; Precious Time (ABS-CBN) 10.2%

Saksi (GMA-7) 11.1%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 9.1%

January 3, Saturday


Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 10.4%; Takeshi's Castle (GMA-7) 12.9%

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 23.2%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 20%

Startalk (GMA-7) 19.5%; Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN) 10.6%

Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) 22.1%; Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) 13.8%

Pinoy Records (GMA-7) 18.7%; Komiks Presents Mars Ravelo's Dragonna (ABS-CBN) 16.2%


Kakasa Ka Ba Sa Grade 5? (GMA-7) 25.1%; The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) 18.1%

Bitoy's Funniest Videos (GMA-7) 29.7%; Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) 33.1%; Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) 23.8%

Imbestigador (GMA-7) 30.2%; Banana Split (ABS-CBN) 20.3%

Sine Totoo (GMA-7) 14.3%; XXX (ABS-CBN) 18.2%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 10.6%

Walang Tulugan With Master Showman (GMA-7) 4.1%; Sports Unlimited (ABS-CBN) 6%;

January 4, Sunday


Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) 8.7%; Takeshi's Castle (GMA-7) 11.5%

SOP (ABS-CBN) 14.3%; ASAP ‘09 (ABS-CBN) 18.5%

Dear Friend (GMA-7) 12.6%; Your Song Presents My Only Hope (ABS-CBN) 10.5%

Showbiz Central (GMA-7) 15.1%; The Buzz (ABS-CBN) 11.6%


Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) 26.5%; Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 16.5%

Family Feud: Celebrity Edition (GMA-7) 26.3%; The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) 19.7%

Mel & Joey (GMA-7) 28.5%; Rated K (ABS-CBN) 23.1%

All Star K (GMA-7) 25.2%; Sharon (ABS-CBN) 16.6%

Ful Haus (GMA-7) 20.1%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 12.1%

SNBO (GMA-7) 18.5%; Sunday's Best (ABS-CBN) 11%

CLICK HERE for the ranking of the daytime and primetime programs from January 1 to 4, 2009.





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