More Filipinos watched the five-hour premiere of TV5â€™s noontime show Wowowillie compared to ABS-CBNâ€™s Itâ€™s Showtime as it captured 27.9% audience share among nationwide urban viewers , seven points higher than the competitionâ€™s 20.9%, according to the national urban TV audience measurement (NuTAM) ARIANNA overnight data of Nielsen Media Research.
In total Luzon, Wowowillieâ€™s 26.9% audience share scored a nine-point lead over Itâ€™s Showtimeâ€™s 17.7%. Moreover, in total Visayas, TV5â€™s first-ever daily noontime variety show toppled Eat Bulagaâ€™s 20.8% audience share with a strong 29.1% audience share.
Lastly, Wowowillie captured viewersâ€™ hearts in total Mindanao where its 33.9% audience share reigned supreme over both Itâ€™s Showtimeâ€™s 28.5% and Eat Bulagaâ€™s 16.2%.
The much-anticipated return of Willie Revillame to daytime was held at such a great scaleâ€”gathering almost 100 performers in high-quality production numbers and exciting segments. At least 360 dancers were showcased in a 20-minute grand opening numberâ€”the biggest ever in recent television history. Join Kuya Wil as he continues to bring the â€œHappyâ€ to noontime television with Mariel Rodriguez, Grace Lee, Camille Villar, Arci Munoz, Ava Jugueta, Ethel Booba and Lovely Abella from Monday to Saturday, 11:30am to 2:30pm only on TV5.