Mega Manila listeners remain loyal to Super Radyo DZBB, Barangay LS 97 1
October 14 2022
GMA Network’s flagship AM and FM stations, Super Radyo DZBB and Barangay LS 97.1, continue to dominate Mega Manila based on the September 2022 Nielsen Radio Audience Measurement data.
Super Radyo DZBB 594’s audience share for the month closed at 43.5 percent. Its nearest competitor DZRH even declined in the said period ending at 28.2 percent.
DZBB recorded a total reach of 1.3 million for the month with a station loyalty of 91.7 percent.
Leading across all dayparts, the station sustained its listenership stronghold in the morning block.
Super Radyo DZBB 594’s “Super Balita sa Umaga” was again the station’s highest-rating show for September. It ranked the highest across the Weekday, Saturday, and Sunday top programs lists.
Following Super Balita sa Umaga in the list of top programs were “Melo del Prado sa Super Radyo” and “Dobol Weng sa Dobol B Saturday Edition. Similarly, these shows bested all programs from other competing AM stations in their respective timeslots.
Remaining true to its commitment to Serbisyong Totoo, the station also held the DZBB Special Coverage Bantay Bagyo during the onslaught of Typhoon Karding. It preempted regular programs to give way to the latest updates on the typhoon, evacuation details in various areas, interviews with residents and local officials affected by the typhoon, and live coverage on press briefings from PAG-ASA and NDRRMC. It also had an extended airing on Dobol B TV on GTV from 5:30 AM to 10 AM.
On the other hand, Kapuso FM station Barangay LS 97.1 Forever! registered a 40.9 percent audience share in September. Its closest competitor, 90.7 Love Radio, only got 12.3 percent.
Recording a total reach of 6 million, 86.1 percent of Barangay LS listeners remained loyal to the station for said period.
The station’s highest rating show, “Barangay Love Stories” hosted by Papa Dudut, consistently led all FM programs by wide margins. The Barangay Love Stories Podcast likewise raked in the most listeners in the Apple Podcast as of October 13.
Joining Barangay Love Stories were “Talk to Papa,” “Potpot & Friends,” “Songbook,” and “Forever Request” on the list of top programs in September.
Also last month, Super Radyo DZBB and Barangay LS 97.1 were respectively named Most Outstanding AM and FM Radio Station of the Year at the 2022 Asian Business Excellence Award. Barangay LS’ Songbook bagged the Most Outstanding FM program, while Mama Emma was hailed Most Outstanding Female DJ, and Janna Chu Chu as Most Outstanding Male DJ.
Netizens can also catch some of Barangay LS’ well-loved shows on YouTube with new episodes every week, and get the latest updates on its official accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. They can also continue listening to the Barangay Love Stories Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcast.
Tune in to Super Radyo DZBB 594 kHz and Barangay LS 97.1 Forever! Mondays to Sundays. Select DZBB programs are also simulcast via Dobol B TV on GTV, and abroad on GMA News TV. Netizens can also catch DZBB stories on TikTok.
Listen to Super Radyo DZBB and Barangay LS 97.1 via live audio stream on www.gmanetwork.com/radio.