MARIAN Rivera is indeed heading for the big time.
The pilot episode of the Pinoy version of Marimar, which she top-billed opposite Dingdong Dantes, posted an overnight rating of 36.6 percent, making it the highest rating program on GMA's primetime telebabad bloc on Monday.
"Marimar," Marian's biggest break on television, easily beat ABS-CBN's "Deal or No Deal" hosted by Kris Aquino, with 26.5 percent, even as the game show had Aga Muhlach as its guest player. This was based on the overnight rating released by AGB Nielsen Philippines for Mega Manila households.
Marimar airs Monday to Friday after Lupin.
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