Biyernes, Agosto 30, 2013

Got To Believe wins national TV ratings

Philippine showbiz's 'teen king and queen' Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo have once again proven the ‘KathNiel magic’ as their highly anticipated primetime series on ABS-CBN, “Got To Believe” debuted strongly last Monday (August 26). According to data from Kantar Media, the premiere telecast of “Got To Believe” hit a national TV rating of 34%, or more than twice the viewers who watched its rival show in GMA “Mundo Mo’y Akin” that only scored 16.1%. 

Various hashtags related to “Got To Believe” also trended worldwide on the microblogging site Twitter as netizens shared their joy about the show’s debut and their excitement over the introduction to the story of Chichay (Kathryn) and Joaquin (Daniel). The pilot episode featured the love triangle of sweethearts Jaime (Ian Veneracion) and Betchay (Manilyn Reynes), and Jaime’s boss Julianna (Carmina Villarroel).

The "kilig-serye" maintained its wide lead over its competing program aired on GMA-7 in subsequent days, garnering 34.3% vs 16.8% on August 27, and 31.2% vs 16.3% on August 28.

The opening week of "Got to Believe" focuses on the history of lead characters Chichay (Bernardo) and Joaquin (Padilla) as childhood friends, as well as their respective parents' ties as former sweethearts.

The series' lead-in program, "Juan dela Cruz," has likewise enjoyed strong nationwide viewership in the last week of August.

The Coco Martin-starrer, also according to data from Kantar Media, continued to be the Philippines' No. 1 program with a national TV rating of 37.7% on August 26, compared to its competing show's 18.6%.

The Kapamilya program also maintained its lead over its rival show in following days, with 35.6% vs 18.6% on August 27; and 36.2% vs 17.7% on August 28.

In the most recent episodes of "Juan Dela Cruz," the title character is seen struggling to choose between being the prophesied "Tagabantay" or the "Anak ng Dilim."