Archives For More Than Words

GMA Network held on to its unbeaten record in the important areas of Urban Luzon and Mega Manila, where it continued to lead across all dayparts, in the month of February.

 

According to data from the industry’s widely-trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement, GMA outperformed rival networks from February 1 to 28 (with the dates of February 22 to 28 based on overnight data) by substantial margins.

 

In Urban Luzon, GMA recorded a total day household audience share of 36.9 percent, 6.9 points higher than ABS-CBN’s 30 percent and 28 points higher than TV5’s 8.9 percent.

 

The Kapuso Network also retained its dominance in Mega Manila with 38.7 percent average, surpassing ABS-CBN’s 26.7 percent by 12 points and TV5’s 9.2 percent by 29.5 points.

 

Urban Luzon and Mega Manila account for 77 and 59 percent, respectively, of all urban TV households in the country.

 

Meanwhile, GMA came ahead of its counterparts in NUTAM (National Urban TV Audience Measurement) in the daytime blocks. GMA’s morning audience share reached 32.8 percent, up 2.1 points from ABS-CBN’s 30.7 percent and up 22.9 points from TV5’s 9.9 percent.

 

In the afternoon block, GMA beat competition with its 35.8 percent average, ahead of ABS-CBN’s 30 percent by 5.8 points as well as TV5’s 10.3 percent by 25.5 points.

 

Internationally-recognized news magazine program Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho took the number one spot in Urban Luzon and Mega Manila, while leading the roster of Kapuso programs in NUTAM.

 

Compared to its closest competitor, more entries from GMA also made it to the list of top 30 regular programs across NUTAM, Urban Luzon and Mega Manila. Among those included in the list, besides KJMS, were Magpakailanman, 24 Oras, Ismol Family, Celebrity Bluff, The Half Sisters, Empress Ki, Pepito Manaloto, Eat Bulaga, More Than Words, and Once Upon A Kiss.

 

Catch Pusong Pinoy sa Amerika and your other favourite Kapuso shows on GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International by checking the airing schedules in your territory through the website www.gmanetwork.com/international/programguide.

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GMA Network (GMA) kept its over-all ratings lead in the viewer-rich areas of Urban Luzon and Mega Manila in November based on data from the industry’s leading ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

 

Urban Luzon and Mega Manila account for 77 and 60 percent, respectively, of all urban TV households in the entire country.

 

Moreover, the airing of the Pacquiao-Algieri fight on GMA7 became the highest rating show (including specials) in NUTAM, Urban Luzon, Mega Manila and Urban Visayas, leading all other programs in these areas.

 

From November 1 to 30 (with the dates of November 23 to 30 based on overnight data), GMA recorded a 36.8 percent total day household audience share in Urban Luzon, surpassing ABS-CBN’s 31.1 percent by 5.7 points and TV5’s 8.8 percent by 28 points.

 

Leading across all areas in Mega Manila, GMA posted a 37.8 percent total day audience share in the area, up 9.3 points from ABS-CBN’s 28.5 percent, and up 28.5 points from TV5’s 9.3 percent.

 

Compared to its key competitor, GMA had more entries in the list of top-rated shows in Mega Manila with 18 out of 30.

 

GMA’s lead in November was also driven by the ratings performance of its weekly anthology Magpakailanman, multi-awarded news magazine program Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, reality sitcom Pepito Manaloto, GMA Telebabad’s Strawberry Lane, afternoon drama The Half Sisters, flagship newscast 24 Oras, weekend programs Celebrity Bluff, Marian, Ismol  Family and recently launched primetime soap, More Than Words.

 

In NUTAM, GMA more than doubled its afternoon block lead over its closest rival, ABS-CBN, to 7.6 points from its 3-point lead in October. In November, GMA scored 37.8 percent, higher than ABS-CBN’s 30.2 percent.

 

GMA subscribes to the Nielsen TV Audience Measurement service, while ABS-CBN is the lone local major TV network that subscribes to Kantar Media, formerly known as TNS.

 

Nielsen data is gathered through a greater number of sampled homes nationwide in comparison to Kantar Media.

 

GMA’s top-rating programs can be seen worldwide on GMA’s flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV. For more information on GMA Pinoy TV as well as other GMA International channels, GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International, visit www.gmanetwork.com/international.

Janine Gutierrez and Jaclyn Jose

Janine Gutierrez and Jaclyn Jose

Rey PJ Abellana & Leni Santos

Rey PJ Abellana & Leni Santos

Elmo Magalona & Janine Gutierrez

Elmo Magalona & Janine Gutierrez

Elmo Magalona & Janine Gutierrez

Elmo Magalona & Janine Gutierrez

Coleen Perez

Coleen Perez

Elmo Magalona

Elmo Magalona

Elmo Magalona

Elmo Magalona

Enzo Pineda

Enzo Pineda

Gardo Versoza

Gardo Versoza

Jaclyn Jose

Jaclyn Jose

Janine Gutierrez

Janine Gutierrez

Leni Santos

Leni Santos

Mayton Eugenio

Mayton Eugenio

Mikoy Morales

Mikoy Morales

Rey PJ Abellana

Rey PJ Abellana

Stephanie Sol

Stephanie Sol

Yayo Aguila

Yayo Aguila

GMA Network will have viewers swooning as the newest light-hearted drama series More Than Wordsbegins this November 17 on its flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV

 

More Than Words stars Janine Gutierrez and Elmo Magalona, the widely embraced Kapuso love team that will once again captivate audiences, following their pairing in the hit remake of Villa Quintana.

 

Showing Janine Gutierrez in a new light is her portrayal of Ikay, a girl taunted as a weirdo at school because of her unique looks and constant daydreaming.  She finds solace in writing fiction online, creating the character of Katy Perez in her work entitled Diary of a Queen Bee.

 

Unlike Ikay, Katy is a cool, popular girl adored at St. Martin’s University. In her story, she creates her dream boy, Hiro.

 

The next morning, Ikay is surprised when she sees a boy washed ashore. It turns out he is exactly the guy she pictured in her blog entry. Breathing life to the character of Hiro is Elmo Magalona.

 

Hiro finds himself in an unfamiliar place after figuring in an accident the night he rebelled against his widowed mom. He loses his memory, starts a new life with the help of Ikay, and eventually falls for her.

 

Set to make More Than Words all the more exciting is the ensemble cast led by Ms. Jaclyn Jose as Precy, the quirky and eccentric mother of Ikay; Gardo Versoza as Victor, the ambitious stepfather of Hiro; Yayo Aguila as Marissa, the widowed mother of Hiro; Enzo Pineda as Nate, campus heartthrob and star player of the varsity soccer team; Stephanie Sol as Belle, the queen bee of Southville Academy, girlfriend of Nate and Ikay’s biggest bully; Mikoy Morales as Chester, the son of Victor and stepbrother of Hiro;Mayton Eugenio as Chelsea and Coleen Perez as Molly, the classy conspirators of Belle against Ikay.

 

Giving shelter to Hiro are Emil and Rose, respectively portrayed by the widely-popular 80s love team of Rey PJ Abellana and Leni Santos. Emil and Rose’s relationship turned sour after their only child died many years ago. With the arrival of Hiro, they will find their way back to each other. Taking care of Hiro, the son they wished they had, will serve to mend their rocky relationship.

 

Under the helm of esteemed director Andoy Ranay, don’t miss the blossoming romance in More Than Words, this November 4 on GMA Pinoy TV.

 

For more information on Kapuso shows and artists, visit the website, www.gmanetwork.com/international.