More viewers nationwide tuned in to Malia’s (Kathryn Bernardo) much-awaited transformation into a werewolf last Tuesday (Dec 5) in “La Luna Sangre,” setting a new ratings record for the program and even trending on Twitter worldwide.
According to Kantar Media, the show hit its new all-time high national TV rating of 38.5% from combined urban and rural homes, or more than double the rating of its rival program that only got 15.3%.
Even before the airing of the episode, netizens had already tweeted their excitement over Malia’s transformation, making the hashtag #LLSItIsTime a trending topic on Twitter worldwide. Fans also shared positive feedback about the show’s visual effects and commended Kathryn’s and Daniel’s acting.
“La Luna Sangre made me watch a teleserye again. Well, who can resist to watch great actors in one frame?” shared @slaytroy.
“This is the kind of episodes you shouldn’t miss. Malia’s transformation and her reunion with Tristan definitely stood out tonight,” tweeted @TOneTGAwayyyWP.
Twitter user @XavierJohnFord, meanwhile, said, “I must admit, Kathryn nailed it tonight. You have been awakened at last, Bagong Itinakda.”
“Superb acting by KathNiel. And don’t forget Richard, the best person for the role!” @moi_amz commented.
Aside from Malia’s full powers finally coming out, Tristan’s (Daniel Padilla) real identity is slowly unfolding as well after the same marks on Sandrino’s body appeared on his. What is the real connection between Sandrino and Tristan How will it affect the relationship of Malia and Tristan?
Don’t miss “La Luna Sangre,” weeknights after “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” on ABS-CBN and on ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167). Catch up on the show’s past episodes via iWant TV or skyondemand.com.ph for Sky subscribers. For more updates, follow @starcreatives on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.