Surveys

By all surveys, the most popular column and talk show in the Philippines

During his stint in Philippine Daily Inquirer as daily columnist of Make My Day, Hilarion (Larry) M. Henares had the widest readership in the country, according to the Philippine Survey Research Center (which also rates newspapers, radio and television stations for advertisers and ad agencies):

 

1991 Survey

Economic Class

1990 2nd Quarter

Columnist (newspaper)

Total
response
(149)

AB/
hi-C
low
C
DE

Total
Response
(129)

Henares (Inquirer)

15

15 15 15

15

Tulfo (Inquirer)

11

0 5 5

5

Cunanan (Inquirer)

9

4 3 2

6

Batuigas (Tempo)

8

2 5 1

5

Soliven (Star)

5

3 2 0

2

Guevera (Bulletin)

3

1 2 0

5

Benigno (Star)

2

1 0 1

2

Beltran, L. (Bulletin)

2

2 0 0

4

  • In the survey (October 1995) among the readers of the ISYU opinion newspaper, where he writes, Hilarion M. Henares Jr. was adjudged the most widely read of all the prestigious columnists of ISYU opinion paper, in descending order:(1) Hilarion M. Henares Jr., (2) Ted Failon (ABS-CBN), (3) Jarius Bondoc, (4) Nick Joaquin, (5) Deo Macalma, (6) Korina Sanchez (ABS-CBN), (7) Andres Cristobal Cruz, 8) Rodolfo Dula, (9) Luis Beltran III, (10) Mario Garcia…. E. P. Petanne …. Cartoonist Nonoy MarceloNow joining the ISYU are Father Shay Cullen, Executive Secretary Ruben Torres, Interior Secretary Robert Barbers, Speaker Jose de Venecia, Manuel Morato and others.
  • Surveys by the SRG PC Meter Analysis System whereby a scientifically chosen random sample of houses (Male, Female, class A, B, and high C, above 30 years of age) are installed with TV meters that automatically monitor the use of each TV set 24 hours a day, showed that Make My Day Live on Channel 9 has consistently among the highest rated:In January, 1996, among all non-prime shows on business, Make My Day Live was Number 4, behind (1) World Tonight; (2) Dong Puno Live; (3) Oh No It’s Johnny, (4) Make My DayIn August, 1996, among the first 100 highest rated shows in all TV stations at all hours, Make My Day live was amazingly Number 3, behind (1) Maria Mercedes, (2) Mari Mar, (3) Make My Day, and ahead of (4) Eezy Dancing, (5) Regal Presents (6) ASAP, (7) Maganda Gabi Bayan, (20) Partners, Mel and Jay, (23) Eat Bulaga.