Pangako Sa’yo’s Success
Of all local produced Philippine TV drama series, only Pangako Sa’yo hits the high ratings on both local Philippine television and Philippine’s neighboring Asian countries on their respective local television. Recently, ABS-CBN Global reported that Pangako Sa’yo is second on the highest rating TV program on local China Television, translated on Mandarin language. This is the latest achievements of Pangako Sa’yo, for before it become a hit TV program in China, it hit the TV ratings first in Malaysia, wherein the Philippine actor Jericho Rosales – the local leading actor of Pangako Sa’yo– became an instant heartthrob in Malaysia among Malaysian women which compels him to go to Malaysia and performs a show together with his own boy band.
The success of Pangako Sa’yo in Malaysia leads ABS-CBN Channel 2 and the Malaysian TV network to do a merged TV production that will be aired both in the Philippine Television and Malaysian Television, comprising two respective local stars. This planned TV production has already executed which produce the new TV drama series: Kahit Isang Saglit, which stars Jericho Rosales as the leading Pinoy star and Carmen Soo as the leading Malaysian Female star. Like Pangako Sa’yo, Kahit Isang Saglit has also become a hit on Pinoy Television.
Furthermore, Pangako Sa’yo not only makes the careers of Jericho Rosales and Kristine Hermosa but also gives the needed boost to the careers of Eula Valdes and Jean Garcia which gave them a renewed career in Philippine Showbiz which they currently enjoy now.