ABS-CBN’s newest royal teleserye “Princess and I” instantly reigned in the hearts of TV viewers as its pilot episode soared high in the national TV ratings and became the top trending topic in the popular microblogging site Twitter.
According to the latest data from Kantar Media, “Princess and I” ruled its timeslot with a 31.7% national TV ratings, posting a 15.4 difference compared to the 16.3% national TV rating of its rival program “Biritera” of GMA.
The royal teleserye topbilled by the newest ‘primetime princess’ Kathryn Bernardo together with its powerhouse cast Albert Martinez, Gretchen Barretto, Precious Lara Quigaman, Enrique Gil, Daniel Padilla, and Khalil Ramos also became the no. 1 nationwide and worldwide trending topic in Twitter as fans expressed their praise and admiration for the show’s cast, plot, sceneries, musical score, and set. A lot of ‘tweetizens’ also commended the acting skills of Gretchen and Albert in the pilot episode.
Twitter was flooded with positive tweets such as: “@Kathnielfanbase: The #PrincessAndIPilotEpisode is really beautiful. The pilot episode is already thrilling. I’m curious to watch the next episodes;” “@triciaedenizel: The #PrincessAndIEpisode is really wonderful. This is the next program that I will follow after Mara Clara. Congratulations to the cast;” “@cora_gatdula: I was amazed by the grand production of #PrincessAndIPilotEpisode . Another world-class quality from the Filipinos;” and “@chineebop: The costumes, production design, direction, and location of #PrincessandI are really excellent. Gretchen is also superb.”
Meanwhile, as the story of the Filipino fairytale drama continues, will Mikay (Kathryn) still grow up with a royal treatment despite living in the Philippines and with a foster family? What will King Anand (Albert) do to bring back his princess to the Kingdom of Yangdon? Will Behati (Gretchen) succeed in her plan to steal the crown?
Don’t miss ABS-CBN’s newest Primetime royal teleserye “Princess and I” weeknights after “TV Patrol” on Primetime Bida. For more updates, log on to www.abs-cbn.com or follow @abscbndotcom on Twitter.