MANILA -- ABS-CBN's new primetime series "Since I Found You," starring Piolo Pascual and Arci Muñoz, had a strong debut last Monday.
According to Kantar Media, the new primetime drama recorded an average nationwide audience of 22.1 percent for its pilot episode, beating its rival program which only hit 14.2 percent.
Using the official hashtag #SIFYTheEncounter, the pilot episode was also among the top trending topics on social media site Twitter.
In the pilot episode, Nathan (Piolo Pascual) crossed paths with Dani (Arci Muñoz) in an unfortunate encounter in a bar.
But their worlds are meant to come together as Dani was accepted as a practicumer at the construction company owned by Nathan, who is notorious for his stern leadership style.
On Tuesday, "Since I Found You" managed to widen its ratings lead over GMA 7 rival "The One That Got Away."
It also stars Alessandra de Rossi, JC de Vera and Empoy Marquez.
"Since I Found You" airs weeknights after "Bagani."