RTL CBS Entertainment Climbs to Number Three During Primetime Among General Entertainment Cable Channels in the PH
RTL CBS Entertainment has climbed to the number three position during primetime (6pm to 10pm) in December 2016 among general entertainment (GE) cable TV channels in the Philippines, based on the latest data released by Nielsen last week.
RTL CBS Entertainment started the year 2016 placed eighth among GE channels, the channel’s increase in the ranking for primetime viewing last month is attributed to huge gains in key groups throughout the year among all cable TV channels in the Philippines. In the Female viewer segment, the channel jumped 33 places higher, whileit saw a 31-place leap in the Housewives viewer category. RTL CBS Entertainment also grew its young adults 13- to 19-year-old segment, leaping 39 places higher from the start of the year.
Among the top performing programs on the channel in December 2016 were Bull, The Odd Couple, Man With a Plan, Scorpion, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider and Mat Franco’s Got Magic.
Now ranked third in primetime viewing among cable TV GE channels in the Philippines, RTL CBS Entertainment (launched October 2013) has overtaken the lead of older and well-established channels including Warner, StarWorld, Universal, E! and Jack TV for the coveted primetime slot.
Source: Nielsen TV Audience Measurement (coverage December 2016)
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RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network
RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network is a venture of two of the world’s largest content producers: RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, and CBS Studios International, the leading supplier of programming to the international market place. The Network has two channels: the general entertainment channel, RTL CBS Entertainment and the male-skewed entertainment channel, RTL CBS Extreme. Both channels are widely distributed in the Asia Pacific and are localized in five languages.
About RTL CBS Entertainment
The general entertainment channel with the best mix of reality, drama, comedy and daily programmes. It features shows aired express from the U.S. or U.K. including series Bull, Scorpion, House of Cards, Elementary and The Odd Couple; talent competitions Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor UK; dailies Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Late Show with James Corden. It is also home to some of the biggest award shows in the world. Aired live, these include The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, American Music Awards, the People’s Choice Awards and Billboard Music Awards.