GMA-7's Panday Kids and The Last Prince managed to squeeze past ABS-CBN's Agua Bendita and Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo last night, March 8, to take the top two spots in primetime viewing.
Panday Kids posted a rating of 33.7 percent, closely followed by The Last Prince with 33.3 percent, while Agua Bendita and Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo tied for third place with identical 32.1 percent.
GMA-7 primetime newscast 24 Oras took the fourth spot with 31.2 percent while ABS-CBN drama Habang May Buhay occupied the fifth spot with 28.7 percent.
However, it was Agua Bendita and Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo which ruled the primetime race last Friday, March 5. Agua Bendita was at No. 1 with 32.6 percent while Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo was second with 31.4 percent. The Last Prince (30.4 percent) and Panday Kids (29.4 percent) took the third and fourth slots, while Diva climbed to No. 5 with 29.3 percent.
In the daytime race, Eat Bulaga! was able to beat Wowowee, 19.5 percent vs. 17 percent, yesterday. Showtime was preempted by the satellite telecast of the 82nd Oscar Awards. Last Friday, Eat Bulaga! only came in third place last Friday, behind Showtime and Wowowee.
TV5's Talentadong Pinoy Battle of the Champions ruled the primetime race last Saturday, March 6, with an amazing 30.5 percent. Thirteen-year-old Joshua Davis, a.k.a. Yoyo Tricker, was declared the Philippines' First Ultimate Talentado.
ABS-CBN's Pilipinas Got Talent, on the other hand, retained its No. 1 position last Sunday, March 7, with 28.8 percent.
Wowowee was the most-watched daytime program last Saturday. The TV telecast of the Robin Padilla movie Sundo ruled the daytime race last Sunday, March 7.
Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs from March 5 to 8, based on the overnight ratings of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:
March 6, Friday
Diz Iz It! (GMA-7) 7.3%; Showtime (ABS-CBN) 19.7%
Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 18.5%; Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) 12.6%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 19%
Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak (GMA-7) 12%; Magkano ang Iyong Dangal? (ABS-CBN) 10.8%
Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? (GMA-7) 13.7%; Maria de Jesus: Anghel Sa Lansangan (ABS-CBN) 7.5%; Banana Split Daily Servings (ABS-CBN) 6.6%
Wow Hayop (GMA-7) 6.8%; Pilipinas Got More Talent (ABS-CBN) 9%
Family Feud (GMA-7) 8.3%; You're Mine Only Mine (ABS-CBN) 12.6%
First Time (GMA-7) 16.4%; Tanging Yaman (ABS-CBN) 17.6%
24 Oras (GMA-7) 25.9%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 23.5%
Panday Kids (GMA-7) 29.4%; Agua Bendita (ABS-CBN) 32.6%; Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) 31.4%
The Last Prince (GMA-7) 30.4%; Habang May Buhay (ABS-CBN) 28%
Diva (GMA-7) 29.3%; Rubi (ABS-CBN) 22.6%
Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) 25.6%; SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon (ABS-CBN) 14%
Bubble Gang (GMA-7) 15.3%; Bandila (ABS-CBN) 8.3%
March 6, Saturday
Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko (GMA-7) 3.1%; Ryukendo (GMA-7) 3.5%; Salamat Dok (ABS-CBN) 3.8%; Family Matters (TV5) 0.3%
Shonen Onmyoji (GMA-7) 5.7%; Kabuhayang Swak Na Swak (ABS-CBN) 3%; Mustard TV (TV5) 1.2%
Race-Tin Flash & Dash (GMA-7) 9%; Wanted: Perfect Husband (ABS-CBN) 1.6%; Inside The Fish Bowl (TV5) 0.8%
Art Angel (GMA-7) 10.7%; Math Tinik (ABS-CBN) 2.5%; Soul Mix (TV5) 0.4%
Happy Land (GMA-7) 9.3%; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fast Forward (ABS-CBN) 3.3%; Chaotic (ABS-CBN) 5.1%
Ka-Blog(GMA-7) 7.4%; Busou Renkin (ABS-CBN) 4.1%; Catscratch (TV5) 5.6%
Maynila (GMA-7) 8%; Kulilits (ABS-CBN) 3.9%; Chalkzone (TV5) 9%; Spongebob Sqauerpants (TV5) 11.5%
Diz Iz It! (GMA-7) 7.5%; Showtime (ABS-CBN) 19.3%; Rocko's Modern Life (TV5) 7%; Legends of the Hidden Temple (TV5) 3.7%
Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 20.9%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 21.5%; Masked Rider Hibiki (TV5) 3%; Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV5) 2.6%
Startalk (GMA-7) 9.7%; Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN) 9.2%; Airspeed (TV5) 2.9%
Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) 9.8%; Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) 11.9%
24 Oras Weekend (GMA-7) 13.1%; Failon Ngayon (ABS-CBN) 13.7%; TV Patrol Sabado (ABS-CBN) 18.7%; Moomoo & Me (TV5) 4.5%
Pinoy Records (GMA-7) 13.3%; Tonyong Bayawak (ABS-CBN) 23.3%; Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (TV5) 11.6%
Bitoy's ShoWWWtime (GMA-7) 12.3%; Pilipinas Got Talent (ABS-CBN) 25.7%; Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) 30.5%
Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) 15.7%; Imbestigador (GMA-7) 19.6%; Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) 16.1%
Binibining Plilipinas 2010 (GMA-7) 13.5%; Melason in Love (ABS-CBN) 15.1%; Banana Split (ABS-CBN) 9.1%; The Bottom Line With Boy Abunda (ABS-CBN) 2.7%; Midnight DJ (TV5) 11.3%
Walang Tulugan With The Master Showman (GMA-7) 3.8%; Sports Unlimited (ABS-CBN) 1.7%; WWE Raw (TV5) 2.6%
March 7, Sunday
Panday Kids Marathon (GMA-7) 13.1%; Busuo Renkin (ABS-CBN) 4.7; Princess Resurrection (ABS-CBN) 5.4%; Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) 9.4%
Sundo (GMA-7) 17.7%; Diva Ang Unang Birit (GMA-7) 17.1%; ASAP XV (ABS-CBN) 13.5%; Eleksyon 2010 (ABS-CBN) 14.5%
Dear Friend: My Stalking Heart (GMA-7) 11.8%; Your Song Presents Love Me, Love You (ABS-CBN) 8.9%
Showbiz Central (GMA-7) 7.8%; The Buzz (ABS-CBN) 10.4%
Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) 15.4%; TV Patrol Linggo (ABS-CBN) 20%
24 Oras Weekend (GMA-7) 20.8%; Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) 21.8%
Mel & Joey (GMA-7) 19.7%; Rated K (ABS-CBN) 25.8%
Bandaoke! Rock 'N Roll To Millions (GMA-7) 16.8%; Pilipinas Got Talent (ABS-CBN) 28.8%
Show Me Da Manny (GMA-7) 16.8%; Sharon (ABS-CBN) 21.3%
SNBO (GMA-7) 11.1%; Sunday's Best (ABS-CBN) 6.1%
March 8, Monday
Knockout (GMA-7) 9.6%; Diz Iz It! (GMA-7) 8.7%; 82nd Oscar Awards (ABS-CBN) 11.1%
Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 19.5%; Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) 12%; Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 17%
Gumapang Ka Sa Lusak (GMA-7) 11.8%; Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? (GMA-7) 12.1%; Magkano ang Iyong Dangal? (ABS-CBN) 10%; Banana Split Daily Servings (ABS-CBN) 7.1%
Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) 7.6%; Pilipinas Got Talent (ABS-CBN) 8.2%
Family Feud (GMA-7) 10.9%; You're Mine, Only Mine (ABS-CBN) 11.8%
First Time (GMA-7) 17.9%; Tanging Yaman (ABS-CBN) 19.1%
24 Oras (GMA-7) 31.2%; TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 26.2%
Panday Kids (GMA-7) 33.7%; Agua Bendita (ABS-CBN) 32.1%; Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) 32.1%
The Last Prince (GMA-7) 33.3%; Habang May Buhay (ABS-CBN) 28.7%
Diva (GMA-7) 24.7%; Rubi (ABS-CBN) 24.1%
Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) 24.6%; SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon (ABS-CBN) 15.2%
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