ABS-CBN Corporation continues to top TV viewing in the Philippines, including 12 key areas with huge TV viewing population, hitting as high as 73% in terms of audience share. According to Kantar Media, ABS-CBN’s average audience share reached 43% nationwide on total day viewership in August, 12 points higher than rival GMA’s 31%.

Looking at the different areas nationwide, Kantar Media TV diaries data (July 29 to August 4) show ABS-CBN registered its highest audience share of 73% in Legaspi with a majority of local residents tuning in to its shows and recording a 60-percentage-point lead over GMA’s 13%. Similarly, ABS-CBN also obtained a 72% audience share in Iloilo, higher by 58 percentage points than GMA’s 14%.

“ABS-CBN maintained its dominance in these regions because of good content, improved signal, and local programming. Viewers appreciate our local productions which include local newscasts, morning programs, game shows, and local public service programs apart from our top-caliber TV offerings,” said ABS-CBN Regional Network Group (RNG) head Louis Benedict Bennett.