Winning streak

Published March 12, 2018, 4:05 PM

by Agence-France-Presse

Gloria Romero
Gloria Romero

GMA Network is ever on a roll in nationwide TV ratings based on the latest data from ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

For February (with Feb.18-28 based on overnight data), GMA was the most watched TV station in the National Urban Television Audience Measurement (NUTAM) with an average of 43.6 percent total day people audience share.

Jessica Soho
Jessica Soho

They registered a solid 42.5 percent people audience share versus the closest rival network in the morning block in NUTAM, while GMA posted an even bigger lead in the afternoon block with 48.4 percent.

GMA won across all day parts with steadily increasing margins in both Urban Luzon and Mega Manila. In Urban Luzon, GMA posted a total day people audience share of 49.1 percent as against its rival network’s 31.4 percent.

Award-winning news magazine show “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS)” still reigned as the most watched GMA program nationwide in February.

Other GMA ratings drivers last month were “Magpakailanman;” “Kambal, Karibal;” “Pepito Manaloto;” “24 Oras;” “Sherlock Jr.;” “All-Star Videoke;” “Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko;” and “Ika-6 Na Utos.”

Also on the list of top programs were “Sirkus;” “The One That Got Away;” “The Stepdaughters;” “24 Oras Weekend;” “Eat Bulaga!;” “Tadhana;” “Impostora;” “Sunday PinaSaya;” and “Haplos.”

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CCP on Air

Aside from the shows, concerts and special events propagating Philippine arts and culture and regularly performed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, our country’s national performing arts center, there are also other programs the agency presents.

One is “DiskArte,” a radio magazine program with the arts as they matter in society. Awarded as the Freedom Project 2003 Jury Prize and People’s Choice by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, the program airs Saturdays from 2 to 3 p.m. over DZRH AM.

“Culture Carousel,” on the other hand, is a classical music program showcasing the works and performances of outstanding Filipino and foreign artists. Hosted by Irene Obligación Rada, it airs Saturdays from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. over DZFE-FM.

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Tidbits: Happy b-day greetings today, March 13, go to Mila Manapat, Kathy Limjoco, Atty. Amelia Tansinsin, Connie Genilo, and director Lauen Dyogi… March 14: Sen. Gregorio Honasan, Louie Reyes, Remy Aquino, Marilen Espiritu, Linda Buenviaje, Carmelita Salvador, Jhing de Leon, Elenita Bolipata, Gave Pizarro, Percy Lapid, Julius Bodomo, Dindi Gallardo, Paolo Contis, and Pinky Amador…