Premiere Episode of 'A Beautiful Affair' Beats 'Temptation of Wife' Pilot!

Television viewers and netizens nationwide received with open arms the sweeping romantic teleserye A Beautiful Affair topbilled by John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo, and John Estrada as proven by the success of its pilot episode Monday (Oct 29) night on ABS-CBN.

Based on data from Kantar Media, the newest program on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida garnered a national TV rating of 25.3%, or ten points higher than the pilot episode of rival GMA’s Temptation of Wife, which only got 15.5%.

Netizens on micro-blogging site Twitter also fell in love with the engaging mix of “kilig,” drama, and humor in the said episode of A Beautiful Affair that traced the friendship of Edward (John) and Leon (John Lloyd), the tragic death of Leon’s mother, and the first encounter of Leon and Gen (Bea) in Austria.

Many also noted the teleserye’s brilliant cinematography and movie-like quality, the fast-paced unfolding of past and present events, and the blazing chemistry of the country’s most beautiful love team.

This week, Gen gradually moves on and lets go of his former boyfriend who has fallen in love with someone else, while Leon tries to find his life’s purpose. The two get to know each other better and nurse their own heartbreaks while touring Vienna. Will the mysterious Leon finally open up to Gen?

Don’t miss A Beautiful Affair, Mondays to Fridays, after Ina, Kapatid, Anak on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida.(

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  1. Temptation of Wife did well too. :) Just so you know.

  2. it did well perhaps but not as well as A Beautiful Affair did. Just so you realize. :)