GMA’s flagship radio stations top Mega Manila airwaves

Published May 15, 2022, 9:37 PM

by Manila Bulletin Entertainment

GMA Network’s flagship AM and FM radio stations, Super Radyo DZBB 594 and Barangay LS 97.1 Forever!, continued to dominate the airwaves in their respective categories in Mega Manila, according to the latest Nielsen Radio Audience Measurement data.

Super Radyo DZBB 594 has again clinched the number one spot as the listeners’ preferred station in Mega Manila for April 2022. DZBB recorded a 43.9 percent total audience share, while its closest rival, DZRH, only got 29.9 percent.

The station’s total reach for April was at 1.7 million individuals, with 87.6 percent of which are loyal DZBB listeners.

The morning block remained as the station’s highest-rating daypart, driven by listenership from the 6:00 to 9:00 am segment. This includes “Super Balita sa Umaga,” “Saksi sa Dobol B,” “Melo del Prado sa Super Radyo,” and “Dobol Weng sa Dobol B.”

On FM, Barangay LS 97.1 Forever! maintained its leadership in Mega Manila for the said period with a 41.4 percent total audience share, way ahead of its closest competitor, 90.7 Love Radio, which posted only 12.2 percent audience share. The station recorded a total reach of 7.1 million listeners in the reported month.

Barangay Love Stories” was still the undisputed number 1 FM radio program in Mega Manila. Its podcast version was likewise consistently at the top of the charts as the most popular podcast show on both Spotify and iTunes. Barangay LS shows “Talk to Papa,” “Potpot & Friends,” and “Songbook” were also some of the ratings drivers for the station.

Netizens can also catch some of Barangay LS’ well-loved shows on YouTube with new episodes every week, and get the latest updates on its official accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok.  

Tune in to Super Radyo DZBB 594 kHz and Barangay LS 97.1 Forever! Mondays to Sundays. Select DZBB programs are also simulcast via Dobol B TV on GTV, and abroad on GMA News TV.

Online, listeners can also catch these stations via live audio stream on