Television remained one of the go-to media outlets to keep Filipinos updated on developments in the 2022 presidential elections on May 9-10, 2022.
Throughout the day of May 9, television stations interrupted their regular programming to make way for election coverage.
On May 10, the 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. programs were preempted to make way for election updates.
Now, what election coverage prevailed in the ratings game?
Based on Nielsen Philippines overnight data for May 9-10, GMA-7’s Eleksyon 2022 posted a net reach of 45.6% of people in the National Urban Television Audience Measurement.
GMA-7’s sister channel, Gtv, came in second, with a net viewership of 20.9%. The Gtv broadcast was a simulcast of the coverage aired on GMA-7.
TV5’s election special “Bilang Pilipino 2022” ranked third in ratings, with a net viewership of 19.5%.
A2Z follows with 11.2% while the cable channel Kapamilya Channel comes in fifth position with 3.4%. Both networks are simulcasting ABS-CBN’s Halalan 2022 coverage.
Audience data includes all news programs, newscasts and specials that covered the elections.
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