Based on Nielsen Mega Manila Radio Audience Measurement’s data for October, DZMM is still the number one AM radio station in Mega Manila with an all-day audience share of 47%, which left behind GMA’s AM station, DZBB. Kapamilya FM station, Tambayan 101.9 also wins over its Kapuso counterpart with an all-day audience share of 22% vs Brgy LS FM’s 17%.
ABS-CBN registered a net income of P2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2011, while GMA Network reported only a P1.58 billion net income in the same period.
Kantar Media has 22 TV networks, ad agencies, and pan-regional networks subscribing to its ratings services. Among its current subscribers are ABS-CBN, NBN, Sky Cable, J. Romero and Associates, Adformatix, Starcom, OMD, PhD, Mediacom, Mindshare, MEC, Maxus, Universal McCann, and Wellmade Manufacturing Corporation. They also include pan-regional networks likes CSM Media Inc., Fox International Channels, Star HK, Discovery, AXN, HBO, MTV, and Sony Pictures Television International.
ABS-CBN shifted to Kantar Media/TNS after filing a case vs. AGB Nielsen Media Research for failing to comply with its request to investigate alleged cheating and data tampering in TV ratings. The case is still pending in court.