AGB Nielsen Media, the more recognized TV Ratings provider reports PLDT's TV5 coming closer in dethroning ABS-CBN in the no.2 spot for Mega Manila TV Ratings! Citing AGB Nielsen data from Jan. 23-31, TV5 garnered an average of 3.6% People ratings, just 1.1% away from ABS-CBN's 4.7% earned the same period. GMA Network maintained a healthy lead with 7% people ratings, 2.3% up from ABS-CBN. In terms of Audience share GMA still grabs the lead with an approximately 41%, ABS-CBN followed with 28% while TV5 settled at 21% from Jan. 23-31, 2011.
Moreover from Jan. 10-23, GMA-7 even generated a whooping 42% audience share while TV5 came close in third with 22%, ABS-CBN' got 26%. This period was the first week of Dwarfina were GMA's Prime time line up soared high. Nevertheless from Jan. 1-9 ABS-CBN was expected to reach 30% audience share but AGB Neilsen failed to give any report for the period. Unfortunately no solid report for the entire month of January was released for Mega Manila.
For the National Urban Ratings, contrary to the earlier report were GMA Network claimed to lead National ratings from Jan. 10-31 by 0.1%, AGB Nielsen stressed however that for the entire month, ABS-CBN still holds the crown with 6.5% people ratings, up from GMA's 6.4%.
GMA Network and TV5 are both subscribers of AGB Nielsen.