Manila, Philippines- “MasterChef Pinoy Edition” beat its rival programs in ratings on Monday.

The ABS-CBN’s adult edition of the MasterChef local version got an 18.1% national TV rating for their pilot episode, leaving behind its rival programs: Knock Out (GMA) 9.7%, Cielo de Angelina (GMA) 6.7%, and Face to Face (TV 5) 5.3%. This is taken from the Kantar Media’s latest data.

Moreover, the kusina-serye also got the 8th place in the 20 most watched programs in the Philippines and is now a trending topic on Twitter.

“MasterChef Pinoy Edition” is hosted by Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo with chef-judges JP Anglo, Fernando Arcama, Rolando Laudico. It can be watched from during weekdays before “Be Careful with My Heart”.