TNS National TV Ratings (July 24-27): May Bukas Pa still leads weekday primetime race

May Bukas Pa once again led all weekday primetime programs last July 24 and July 27 by virtue of its 39 percent and 40.6 percent ratings.

Only You, a romantic-comedy series starring Angel Locsin, Diether Ocampo, and Sam Milby, was also consistent in its second-place finish. The heavy drama Tayong Dalawa and the primetime newscast TV Patrol World alternately occupied the third and fourth spots. All these shows are from the Kapamilya network.

The Koreanovela Boys Over Flowers, another ABS-CBN show, took the No. 5 slot.

GMA-7's primetime campaign was led by the action-fantaserye Zorro, starring Richard Gutierrez. It consistently held the No. 6 position last July 24 and July 27.

The rest of the Top 10 is being fought out by GMA-7's Rosalinda, Adik Sa 'Yo, and 24 Oras, and ABS-CBN's The Wedding.

Although ABS-CBN programs also occupy the top three slots on the weekday daytime race, GMA-7 shows are doing a very good fight.

ABS-CBN's Wowowee and Kambal Sa Uma consistently held the first and second positions, but GMA-7's Eat Bulaga! tied with Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers for third place last July 24.

The Kapuso network's Dramarama Sa Hapon trioof Daisy Siete, Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin, and Ngayon at Kailanman occupied the next three slots.

The rest of the Top 10, however, came from the Kapamilya network: Maria de Jesus, Pilipinas, Game KNB?, and Love Or Bread.

The daytime race yesterday, July 27, was momentarily "disrupted" by Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's final State of the Nation Address (SONA). The coverage of of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 both entered the winners' circle.


ABS-CBN's coverage titled Pangulong Arroyo: Ang Huling Sona came in fourth place, behind the top three leaders: Wowowee, Kambal Sa Uma, and Love Or Bread—also from the Kapamilya network.

GMA-7's coverage, simply titled State of The Nation Adress, finished in 9th place, behind Precious Hearts Romances, Eat Bulaga!, Ngayon at Kailanman, and Pilipinas, Game KNB?. Completing the Top 10 was Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin.

As for the weekend viewing, ABS-CBN programs are still leading.

The drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya topped the primetime race last Saturday, July 25; followed by fellow ABS-CBN shows The Singing Bee, and Nasaan Ka Maruja?.

GMA-7's Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho tied with ABS-CBN's XXX for fourth place, while Imbestigador took the fifth place.

The rest of the Top 10 was occupied by TV5's Talentadong Pinoy (No. 6); GMA-7's Bitoy's Funniest Videos (No. 7), Are You The Next Big Star? (No. 8), and Pinoy Records (No. 10); and ABS-CBN's Banana Split (No. 9).

The daytime race, on the other hand is still being ruled by the ABS-CBN noontime show Wowowee, followed by Cinema FPJ (ABS-CBN), Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7), Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN), and Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) to complete the Top 5.

Pilipinas, Game KNB? and Wish Ko Lang tied for sixth place, while GMA-7's early morning programs Black Jack, Maynila, Batang Bibbo, and Chess Master occupied the remaining slots.

Korina Sanchez's magazine show on ABS-CBN, Rated K, once again topped the primetime race last Sunday, July 26. Occupying the rest of the Top 5 are these Kapamilya shows: The Singing Bee, Sharon, Goin' Bulilit, and George and Cecil.


The remaining Top 10 slots belonged to GMA-7's Kap's Amazing Stories (No. 6), Power of 10 (No. 7), Mel & Joey (No. 9), and All Star K (No. 10), and ABS-CBN's TV Patrol (No. 8).

The daytime race was ruled again by ABS-CBN musical-variety program ASAP '09; followed by fellow Kapamilya shows Your Song, The Buzz, Matanglawin, and GMA-7's SOP to complete the Top 5.

The rest of the top 10 were: Showbiz Central (No. 6), Power Rangers Operation Overdrive (No. 7), Dear Friend and Hana Kimi Crazy In Love (No. 8, tie), Wolverine and the X-Men (No. 9), and Team Galaxy (No. 10).

Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs from July 24 to 27, based on the overnight ratings of Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) among national households:

July 24, Friday


Umagang Kay Ganda (ABS-CBN) 5.7%; Unang Hirit (GMA-7) 5.1%

Tiny Tony (ABS-CBN) 6.5%; Shen Beng Kids (ABS-CBN) 7.4%; Pokemon Master Quest (GMA-7) 6.3%

Naruto Season 3 (ABS-CBN) 6.6%; Jackie Chan Adventures (GMA-7) 7.4%; Hunter X Hunter (GMA-7) 10.5%

Amazing Twins (ABS-CBN) 6%; Buzzer Beater (GMA-7) 8.5%

Ruffa and Ai (ABS-CBN) 5.8%; SiS (GMA-7) 6.6%

Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 13.4%; Lalola (GMA-7) 9.1%

Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 25.4%; Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 18.2%; Daisy Siete (GMA-7) 15.5%

Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) 24.8%; Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) 15.1%

Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers (ABS-CBN) 18.2%; Maria de Jesus: Ang Anghel sa Lansangan (ABS-CBN) 15%; Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) 15.2%

Blue Dragon (ABS-CBN) 10.8%; Chil Princesses (GMA-7) 8.3%

Love Or Bread (ABS-CBN) 11.7 %; Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) 9.6%


Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) 25.1%; All My Life (GMA-7) 11.4%

TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 33.5%; 24 Oras (GMA-7) 20.6%

May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) 39%; Zorro (GMA-7) 24.8%

Only You (ABS-CBN) 36.3%; Rosalinda (GMA-7) 22.4%

Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) 35.8%; Adik Sa 'Yo (GMA-7) 20.8%


The Wedding (ABS-CBN) 20.6%; Cruel Love (GMA-7) 15.1%

SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon (ABS-CBN) 12.2%; Bubble Gang (GMA-7) 10%

S.O.C.O (ABS-CBN) 9%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 3.8%; Saksi (GMA-7) 4.6%

Trip Na Trip (ABS-CBN) 2.1%; OFW Diaries (GMA-7) 1.8%

July 25, Saturday


Salamat Dok (ABS-CBN) 3.5%; Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko (GMA-7) 1.9%; Hello Kitty and Friends (GMA-7) 4.4%

Kabuhayang Swak Na Swak (ABS-CBN) 4.6%; Slazer X (GMA-7) 7.1%

Wanted: Perfect Husband (ABS-CBN) 3.7%; Black Jack (GMA-7) 10.2%

Sineskwela (ABS-CBN) 6.2%; Chess Master (GMA-7) 9.2%

Disney's Kim Possible (ABS-CBN) 7.5%; Batang Bibbo (GMA-7) 9.6%

Wolverine And The X-Men (ABS-CBN) 7.3%; Art Angel (GMA-7) 8.9%

Power Rangers (ABS-CBN) 6.3%; Happy Land (GMA-7) 8.1%

Wonder Mom (ABS-CBN) 5.1%; Ka-Blog (GMA-7) 6.8%

Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 10.9%; Maynila (GMA-7) 10.1%

Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 29.1%; Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) 12.5%; Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 19.4%

Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN) 16.2%; Startalk (GMA-7) 9%

Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) 22.5%; Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) 10.9%


Komiks Presents Nasaan Ka Maruja (ABS-CBN) 24.9%; Pinoy Records (GMA-7) 11.7%

The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) 27.5%; Are You The Next Big Star? (GMA-7) 15.1%

Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) 29.1%; Bitoy's Funniest Videos (GMA-7) 16.8%; Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho (GMA-7) 22.2%

XXX (ABS-CBN) 22.2%; Imbestigador (GMA-7) 18%

Banana Split (ABS-CBN) 13.9%; TV Patrol Sabado (ABS-CBN) 7.7%; Cool Center (GMA-7) 6.7%

Sports Unlimited (ABS-CBN) 3.3%; GMA Weekend Report (GMA-7) 3.5%

Games Uplate Live (ABS-CBN) 0.7%; Walang Tulugan With The Master Showman (GMA-7) 1.8%

July 26, Sunday


Kabuhayang Swak Na Swak (ABS-CBN) 6.2%; In Touch (GMA-7) 0.8%

Salamat Dok (ABS-CBN) 6.4%; Chess Master (GMA-7) 6.6%

Totally Spies Undercover (ABS-CBN) 8%; Team Galaxy (GMA-7) 9.5%

Wolverine And The X-Men (ABS-CBN) 9.9%; Ryu Kendo (ABS-CBN) 8.2%

Power Rangers Operation Overdrive (ABS-CBN) 10.2%; Transformers Animated (GMA-7) 7%

Hana Kimi Crazy In Love (ABS-CBN) 10%; Black Jack (GMA-7) 8%; Kay Susan Tayo (GMA-7) 7.6%

Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) 13.3%; Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) 8.9%

ASAP '09 (ABS-CBN) 20.8%; SOP (GMA-7) 11.6%


Your Song Presents Gaano Kita Kamahal (ABS-CBN) 17.5%; Dear Friend: Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay (GMA-7) 10%

The Buzz (ABS-CBN) 16.6%; Showbiz Central (GMA-7) 11.5%


Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 25.1%; Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) 18%

The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) 32.7%; Power of 10 (GMA-7) 16.4%

Rated K (ABS-CBN) 36%; Mel & Joey (GMA-7) 15.5%

Sharon (ABS-CBN) 28%; All Star K (GMA-7) 14.5%

George and Cecil (ABS-CBN) 21.2%; TV Patrol Linggo (ABS-CBN) 15.6%; Ful Haus (GMA-7) 12.3%

Sunday's Best: The Michael Jackson Story (ABS-CBN) 13.9%; SNBO: Gusto Kong Maging Pangulo (GMA-7) 6.3%

Urban Zone (ABS-CBN) 3.1%; GMA Weekend Report (GMA-7) 3.7%

July 27, Monday


Umagang Kay Ganda (ABS-CBN) 7.9%; Unang Hirit (GMA-7) 6.2%

Tiny Tony (ABS-CBN) 8.4%; Shen Beng Kids (ABS-CBN) 7.5%; Pokemon Master Quest (GMA-7) 7.3%

Naruto (ABS-CBN) 7.6%; Jackie Chan Adventures (GMA-7) 8.8%; Buzzer Beater (GMA-7) 8.7%

Amazing Twins (ABS-CBN) 6.4%; Hunter X Hunter (GMA-7) 10.6%

Ruffa and Ai (ABS-CBN) 7.1%; SiS (GMA-7) 7.4%

Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 15.7%; Lalola (GMA-7) 8.9%

Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 29.1%; Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 16.5%; Daisy Siete (GMA-7) 12.5%

Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) 23.9%; Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) 16.1%

Pangulong Arroyo: Ang Huling Sona (ABS-CBN) 18.3%; State of the Nation Address (GMA-7) 14.1%

Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers (ABS-CBN) 18%; Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) 13.8%; Love Or Bread (ABS-CBN) 20.2%


Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) 30.1%; All My Life (GMA-7) 17.7%

TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 36.7%; 24 Oras (GMA-7) 26.3%

May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) 40.6%; Zorro (GMA-7) 24%

Only You (ABS-CBN) 37.8%; Rosalinda (GMA-7) 21.1%

Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) 35.1%; Adik Sa 'Yo (GMA-7) 18.4%

The Wedding (ABS-CBN) 19.5%; Cruel Love (GMA-7) 12.3%

SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon (ABS-CBN) 12%; Ripley's Believe It Or Not (GMA-7) 8.1%

Bandila (ABS-CBN) 8.1%; Kalye (ABS-CBN) 4.6%; Saksi (GMA-7) 4.6%

Games Uplate Live (ABS-CBN) 1%; I Witness (GMA-7) 2.5%

CLICK HERE for the ranking of the daytime and primetime programs.





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