2) Ang Probinsiyano Reaches 40% Rating
FPJ's "Ang Probinsyano"
is an action drama series based on the 1997 Fernando Poe, Jr. film of the same title. Topbilled by Coco Martin, Maja Salvador, Bela Padilla, Arjo Atayde, Jaime Fabregas, and Susan Roces, the TV remake follows the journey of twins Ador and Cardo who eventually became police officers but were estranged from each other in childhood.
The teleserye didn't disappoint the people behind the original version as it dominated the ratings game since its debut on September 28. According to a Kanter Media panel size that represents 100% of the Philippine TV viewing population, the program breached 40% in nationwide ratings for seven consecutive days in October. It even reached an all-time high of 42.9% in its October 15 episode.