Premiere of “Halik,” watched by more Filipinos nationwide


More viewers nationwide watched the premiere of the newest primetime teleserye from ABS-CBN compared to its rival show last Monday (August 13).

Halik,” starring Jericho Rosales, Sam Milby, Yen Santos, and Yam Concepcion, received a national TV rating of 18.2% versus the 10.6% of its rival on GMA, “Inday Will Always Love You.”

Its hashtag #AngUnangHalik reached the top spot of Twitter’s trending topics list, receiving thousands of tweets.

The show is now @supertimothee’s new favorite saying, “#AngUnangHalik I only watched #FPJAPNakatakas and #BAGANIPusoNgSinukuan. I have a new 3rd favorite TV show. I love the Casting of ‘Halik.’”

Meanwhile, @Sutteki28 gushed about Jericho, “Jericho Rosales and his timeless charm ❤I’m sure this will be a successful teleserye. #AngUnangHalik.”

@chichay17santos tweeted that she will definitely tune in, “Panalo ang pilot episode ng HALIK..ang galing prin umarte ni echo walang kupas ang kagwapuhan..sana noon pa sila nag team up ni ms.yen santos..susubaybayan ko ito. #AngUnangHalik.”

The episode introduced viewers to Lino (Jericho) and Jacky (Yen), two lovers separated by their families who will be reunited by destiny. It also showed the tragic reason behind their separation.

What will Lino and Jacky do when fate brings them back together? What has changed in their lives since they last saw each other?

Keep tuning in to the most daring teleserye on television. Watch “Halik” every night on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida, right after “Bagani.” For more updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or visit