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Singing Bee rules new time slot in Philippines

April 16, 2014 / News  

MANILA – ABS-CBN’s karaoke game show “The Singing Bee” debuted strongly in its new time slot, ranking among the 10 most watched programs in the country on Monday.

The sixth season of “The Singing Bee,” which previously aired on Saturdays, premiered as a daily morning show at 11 a.m. on February 24, joining ABS-CBN’s “Umaganda” block.

According to multi-national market research group Kantar Media, the show’s first weekday episode scored a nationwide rating of 15.8%, while its competing program on GMA-7, “Tunay na Buhay,” only garnered 5.7%.

The audience share of “The Singing Bee,” as measured using a panel size of 2,609 urban and rural homes, ranked 8th overall as the most watched program in the Philippines for the day, beaten only by primetime shows.

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