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Vallesteros Family

Vallesteros Family

Nick and Jeremy Enciso

Nick and Jeremy Enciso

Neneth Abello

Neneth Abello

Lontoc Family

Lontoc Family

Gorospe Family

Gorospe Family

Edith Andres

Edith AndresGMA Pinoy TV,

Anaheim, California, says she has been a GMA Pinoy TV subscriber for 10 years already. “I have three kids, they were born in the Philippines but raised here, and GMA particularly helped me connect them to our culture,” she shares. “When I’m at home, I’m in the Philippines, thanks to GMA,” she adds.

 

GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Network’s flagship international channel, serves comprehensive and up-to-date news and public affairs programs and pure quality entertainment shows. The second international channel of GMA, GMA Life TV, reflects the vibrance of life to cater to the ever-changing preferences of Filipino audiences abroad. GMA News TV International provides the latest news straight from the Philippines and delivered to the viewers without delay.

 

Meanwhile, the Vallesteros family, from Vancouver, Canada, relays their love for GMA and its programs, and admits that even though they have watched an episode of their favorite program, they patiently wait for the replay to be able to watch it again.  Lola Ester and Lolo Simeon particularly love watching GMA News TV International. “Nagpapasalamat ako sa GMA dahil updated kami sa mga balita, alam naming kung anu-ano ang nangyayari sa ating bayan,” shares Lolo Simeon.

 

Abello, Gorospe and Lontoc families also shared their favorite Kapuso programs and artists, and admitted that they feel the heart in every show. “Nakakatanggal ng pagod paguwi galing ng trabaho, nakakamiss ang Pilipinas,” said the Gorospe family. “Hangga’t mayroong show yung Kapuso, hangga’t nandyaan ang GMA, solid kami.”

 

Father and son Nick and Jeremy Enciso from Anaheim, California spend quality time together watching the latest news about the Philippines on GMA. Nick said GMA made it easier for him to instill Filipino tradition and culture within Jeremy while he was growing up. “Congratulations on your 10th year, when I have kids I will definitely have them watch GMA as well,” admits Jeremy.

 

“It’s been a great 10 years of providing quality news and entertainment to our Kapuso subscribers abroad and we are grateful for their never ending support for GMA,” expresses GMA First Vice President and Head of International Operations Joseph T. Francia. “They can rest assured that GMA International will remain committed as we continue to nurture our relationship with Kapuso supporters abroad,” he adds.

 

Watch these #Sampuso stories and more on the newly launched GMA International playlist http://bit.do/GMAPinoyTV on GMA Network’s YouTube Channelhttp://bit.do/GMANetwork.

Lovi Poe at the Philippine Embassy in Hateen

Lovi Poe at the Philippine Embassy in Hateen

Lovi Poe

Lovi Poe

Lovi Poe onstage

Lovi Poe onstage

Hot off the heels of her successful GMA Pinoy TV show in Kuwait, Kapuso actress Lovi Poe returns to primetime via Beautiful Strangers.

 

Lovi is filled with excitement as she portrays her character, Joyce, a woman who is seeking revenge from a family who wronged her.

 

“I’m so happy to be part of an exciting series, which will feature some of the best actors on TV and film. Kaya naman ganado at masayang-masaya ako na muling mapanood sa primetime,” she says.

 

She also recently finished working on a movie, Lakambini, wherein she plays the role of Gregoria ‘Oryang’ De Jesus, the founder of the women’s chapter of the Katipunan.

 

“It’s a dream role for me, and it’s such a huge challenge to be doing a film about a woman who made a history,” relates Lovi.

 

Catch more of her this August in Beautiful Strangers on GMA Pinoy TV.

Ai-Ai delas Alas

Ai-Ai delas Alas

Ai-Ai delas Alas

Ai-Ai delas Alas

Philippine Comedy Queen Ai-Ai Delas Alas celebrated her 25th year in the industry by doing what she does best—generating laughter and garnering applause.

With her timeless wit and funny antics, the Comedy Queen remains unstoppable in bringing smiles to Filipinos locally and abroad.

On Sunday, July 5, GMA Pinoy TV will provide its viewers an all-access pass to her successful concert, Ai Am Who Ai Am, where she playfully looked back at her career and celebrated the life she continues to live in show business.

Her spectacular concert also featured performances of fellow Kapuso artists Aljur Abrenica, Alden Richards, Ruru Madrid, and Gabbi Garcia. Her closest friends in showbiz also shared the stage with her to exchange banters and playfully recall the years they have spent together.

Tune in and be entertained this Sunday on GMA’s flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV.

GMA Pinoy TV, the flagship international channel of GMA Network, continues to present exciting changes to make their audiences’ television experience more relevant and viewer-friendly.

 

Newly-launched primetime programs Let the Love Begin and The Rich Man’s Daughter will now be accompanied by English subtitles, adding to the list of long-running Kapuso programs with subtitles.

 

“This content enhancement, which we started in January 2014, is very much in line with GMA’s mission of bringing global Filipinos closer to home. Particularly, this services viewers of every nationality who wish to understand and appreciate GMA programs but are not familiar with the Filipino language,” says GMA Vice President and Head of International Operations, Joseph T. Francia.

 

Among the entertainment programs that are also inserted with subtitles include the country’s pioneering reality sitcom Pepito Manaloto and the top-rating weekly drama anthology Magpakailanman.

 

The most awarded documentary program on Philippine TV, I-Witness, and the country’s longest-running wish-granting program, Wish Ko Lang, are likewise presented with English subtitles since last year.

 

GMA International Assistant Vice President and Head of Programming, Cheri C. Domingo, meanwhile, notes on the enthusiastic response by GMA Pinoy TV viewers. “We were encouraged to include drama series when our weekend English sub-titled blocks started getting positive feedback. Our viewers can definitely expect more sub-titled programs to be added this year,” she says.

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Viewers also took to social media to express their appreciation of this programming initiative. “It’s about time. You’ve got foreigners who like your programs,” comments Jetski Domalaon on Facebook. Twitter user @DaneToGo also shares the same sentiment, posting “@gmapinoytv now also putting English subs on a daily soap… Good move!”

 

For the complete programming schedule and updates on GMA Network’s artists, programs, international channels and events, visit the websitewww.gmanetwork.com/international, Facebook pages www.facebook.com/GMAPinoyTV, www.facebook.com/gmalifetv, and www.facebook.com/gmanewsinternational, Twitter pages @gmapinoytv, @gma_lifetv, and @gmanewstvintl and Instagram account @gmapinoytv.

Vicky Morales

Vicky Morales

Michael V

Michael V

The Rich Mans Daughter

The Rich Mans Daughter

iWitness

iWitness

Magpakailanman - Mel Tiangco

Magpakailanman – Mel Tiangco

Ai-Ai delas Alas

Ai-Ai delas Alas

Let the Love Begin

Let the Love Begin

Gabbi Garcia and Ruru Madrid of Let the Love Begin

Gabbi Garcia and Ruru Madrid of Let the Love Begin

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This May, GMA Network presents the groundbreaking drama series, The Rich Man’s Daughter.

 

The show premieres on May 12 on GMA Pinoy TV. And in an effort to reach a wider audience, GMA’s flagship international channel will air the series with English subtitles.

 

This is a story about how a rich man, Oscar (Al Tantay), finds out that his daughter, Jade (Rhian Ramos), is a lesbian, how it propels him to offer five million pesos to the man who will marry her, and how it hurls the whole family into a series of discoveries.

 

And as Jade discovers something about herself, will she still be able to experience unconditional love from her family and friends? Will she be able to hold on to her personal truths and fight for her love even if it will destroy her family?

 

The drama project showcases Rhian Ramos’ versatility as an actress, as she breathes life to the character of Jade Tanchingco, her most challenging role to date.

 

The youngest and only daughter, Jade is the family’s jewel. And when she meets Althea, everyone’s perspective of her life and persona changes.

 

Making the drama series even more stellar are versatile actors and actresses.

 

Glaiza de Castro is Althea Guevarra, a smart, independent and driven woman, who is sexy, classy and a proud lesbian: a femme.

 

Luis Alandy is David Limjoco, Jade’s long-time boyfriend. He is educated, proud of his humble beginnings, and is very responsible. He longed to marry Jade one day and is challenged when Jade falls for someone else.

 

Katrina Halili is Wila Mateo, a femme lesbian and Althea’s ex-girlfriend. She vows to hate the person who Althea falls for.

 

Mike Tan is Paul Tanchingco, Jade’s older brother. He is a quiet and private person. He is also protective of Jade. Paul is a discreet gay.

 

Chynna Ortaleza is Batchi Luna, also a proud lesbian – a butch. She acts and dresses up like a man.

 

Sheena Halili as Sally Lim-Apolinario, Jade’s kikay and dependable bestfriend.

 

And Ms. Gloria Romero as Ama/Cecilia Tanchingco, the heart of the family. She spoils all her grand children especially Jade. She doesn’t really meddle when it comes to their businesses.  After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, her life and her family’s lives become more intertwined.

 

Making the story more interesting are characters portrayed by multi-talented actors and actresses: Pauleen Luna as Pearl Sy-Tanchingco, Jade’s sister-in-law, married to Jade’s brother Gabriel. She is secretly jealous of her in-laws’ attention for Jade.  Paolo Contis as Anton Maceda, a guy who comes from an old rich family. He will become Jade’s fake suitor/boyfriend since he is just after the riches of the Tanchingcos; TJ Trinidad as Gabriel Tanchingco, the eldest son of Oscar and Amanda, the brother of Paul and Jade. He is being groomed and trained to lead their businesses. Gabriel will do anything for the family; Charee Pineda as Angeline San Jose, Gabriel’s real love. Gabriel left her for Pearl but she remains in love with him; Stephanie Sol as Abby Luna, Batchi’s femme live-in partner.

 

Completing the star-studded cast are respected TV and movie actors and actresses: Al Tantay as Oscar Tanchingco, the father of Gabriel, Paul and Jade.  He is the CEO and president of their family businesses. He treats Jade like a princess; Glydel Mercado as Amanda Tanchingco, the wife of Oscar. Oscar’s family didn’t approve of their relationship but when she gave birth to Jade, she is finally accepted and is treated as part of the family and she will do anything to keep it that way; Tony Mabesa as Angkong/John Tanchingco, the patriarch of the family. His favorite grand child is Jade and he will do everything for her.

 

The Rich Man’s Daughter is under the helm of the highly acclaimed director of Temptation of Wife and My Husband’s Lover, Dominic Zapata.

 

Don’t miss the much-awaited premiere of The Rich Man’s Daughter beginning May 12, Monday to Friday on GMA Pinoy TV.

 

Marian Rivera

Marian Rivera

Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera has withdrawn from her upcoming program “The Rich Man’s Daughter” and her GMA Pinoy TV guestings abroad due to her delicate condition. GMA Network fully supports Marian’s decision and strongly believes that Marian and her baby’s safety is first and foremost. We would like to assure her supporters that Marian will still be seen in various shows in the Kapuso Network. We pray for a healthy and happy pregnancy for our dear Marian.

Ai-Ai delas Alas' Contract Signing

Ai-Ai delas Alas’ Contract Signing

The long wait is over. Philippine Comedy Queen Ai-Ai delas Alas returns to her home network as she signed an exclusive contract with GMA Network today, April 16.

 

Present during the contract signing were GMA Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon; GMA President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit,  Jr.; GMA Entertainment TV’s Senior Vice President Lilybeth G. Rasonable; GMA Vice President for Entertainment TV Marivin T. Arayata; GMA Vice President for Drama Productions Redgie Acuña-Magno; and GMA Vice President for Corporate Communications Angela Javier Cruz.

 

Ai-Ai started her showbiz career in GMA 7 as one of the hosts of the noontime shows, Lunch Date and Salo-Salo Together. She became even more popular as Cheenie La Chika in her show, R.S.V.P.

 

And after 14 years, she is back in her home network. “I have returned… Ngayon po ay babalik na ako sa totoo kong bahay…Ang GMA, hindi ako kinalimutan…Maraming maraming salamat po sa mainit ninyong pagtanggap sa akin,” says Ai-Ai.

 

The multitalented actress/comedienne/TV host became emotional when the network executives delivered their welcome remarks.

 

Atty. Gozon not only expressed his excitement on Ai-Ai’s homecoming, but he also admitted that she is one of his favorite TV personalities, “Masaya akong nagbalik si Ai-Ai sa kanyang pinanggalingan. Hindi ko nakakalimutang Kapuso natin si Ai-Ai. Medyo nagbakasyon lang siya at nagpunta sa ibang istasyon. Pero higit sa lahat, kaya ako natutuwa, hindi lamang magaling na comedienne si Ai-Ai, magaling na artista at saka talagang professional, well, sasabihin ko na rin, si Ai-Ai ay paborito kong personal.”

 

Mr. Duavit, in turn, revealed that the whole Kapuso Network family is very excited with her comeback, “Noong ako ay paakyat sa elevator at nagmamadali, tinanong sa akin kung sa 17th Floor ako pupunta, may balita raw na may signing. Noong nalaman na si Ai-Ai ay darating para i-formalize ang kanyang pagbalik, ay nagpalakpakan sa elevator. Talagang lahat ng mga Kapuso, natutuwa. Ai-Ai, kaming lahat ay bukod sa nagagalak, ay nasisiyahan sa iyong pagbalik and we look forward with great anticipation to working with you again. You make us all proud to be a Kapuso.”

 

Meanwhile, Rasonable said that she is grateful to Ai-Ai for trusting GMA and she hopes for more productive years with her as a Kapuso, “Galak na galak kami na ngayong nagbalik siya kung saan siya nagsimula.  Si Cheenie La Chicka, tandang-tanda ko ang character niya na hanggang ngayon ay memorable pa rin sa atin na nagtrabaho din sa GMA and we are very very excited and looking forward na hindi ka lang maging ka-trabaho, kundi maging masaya ang pagsasama natin in the next years.”

 

Aside from the other shows being lined up for Ai-Ai, her initial project in GMA is the upcoming primetime series Let the Love Begin which is slated to air this May./