GMA Network’s Pepito Manaloto Ang Tunay na Kuwento remains to be the number one and favorite comedy show in the country.
Based on people data from Nielsen TV Audience Measurement recorded from January to August 6, 2016 (excluding March 24-26 (Maundy Thursday-Black Saturday) in National Urban Philippines (NUTAM), Pepito Manaloto is still the country’s leading comedy show as it scored a rating of 9.5 nationwide.
Aside from being the unbeatable number one comedy show, Pepito Manaloto has consistently reaped numerous recognitions from various award-giving bodies. Its recent achievements include 2016’s US International Film and Video Festival Certificate for Creative Excellence Comedy Category; 4th Kagitingan Awards for Television Pinakamagiting na Programang Pang-Komedya; and 2016 Platinum Stallion Awards Best Values-Oriented Program. Meanwhile, Michael V. bagged the Pinakamagiting na Personalidad sa Programang Pang-Komedya in the 4th Kagitingan Awards for Television.
The show also won in the 6th Enpress Golden Screen TV Awards as the Outstanding Comedy Program; 37th Catholic Mass Media Awards Best Comedy Program; 3rd Kagitingan Awards For Television – Bataan Peninsula University Pinakamagaling na Programang Pantelebisyon; 11th USTV Awards Students’ Choice of Comedy Program; 2nd Paragala: Central Luzon Media Awards Best Sitcom; Anak TV Seal awardee in 2015 Anak TV Awards and in the 13th Gawad Tanglaw Best Comedy/Gag Show. Michael V. won the Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Gag/Comedy Program for Pepito Manaloto in the 6th Enpress Golden Screen TV Awards.
Pepito Manaloto airs worldwide on GMA’s flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV.