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GMA also participated in the Hong Kong Filmart, the biggest content exhibit in Asia

GMA also participated in the Hong Kong Filmart, the biggest content exhibit in Asia

GMA Worldwide, Inc. (GWI) continues to showcase the best of what the Kapuso Network has to offer by participating in various TV content markets all over the world.

 

Over the years, GWI – being the global content distribution and acquisition arm of GMA Network – has opened doors of new opportunities for Kapuso programs and artists through content development partnerships and international distribution deals.

 

Kapuso programs received enthusiastic response from foreign buyers at the MipTV market exhibit in Cannes, France

Kapuso programs received enthusiastic response from foreign buyers at the MipTV market exhibit in Cannes, France

In April, GWI participated in the biggest gathering of entertainment industry professionals, the MipTV Market Exhibit in Cannes, France. Here, top television execs and creative talents from 100 countries had the chance to preview some of the Network’s latest programs for international licensing; among them Carmela, The Borrowed Wife, Rhodora X, Innamorata, Kambal Sirena, Paraiso Ko’y Ikaw and Magkano Ba Ang Pag-ibig.

 

Jocelyn Go, GWI Assistant Vice President for Sales and Marketing, noted on the positive response for Kapuso programs, “Buyers and other TV groups predominantly radiate positive and enthusiastic reactions when presented with GMA programs. This is an acknowledgment of the high standard and improving quality of our products.”

 

“Equally significant are the great relationships we have built with the other companies who attend these markets with us because their positive opinions are a reflection of GWI’s reputation and standing with our international partners,” she added.

 

Aside from MipTV, GWI also hosted a booth at the NATPE conference in Miami, Florida. Titles that were highlighted include Katipunan, Titser, The Politician (Bayan Ko), and Love Sonata.

 

GMA Worldwide's booth at Discop West Asia in Istanbul, Turkey

GMA Worldwide’s booth at Discop West Asia in Istanbul, Turkey

GWI likewise established a strong presence at DISCOP West Asia in Istanbul, Turkey, and at Hong Kong Filmart, the largest content exhibit in Asia. My Husband’s Lover, Rhodora X, Carmela, The Borrowed Wife, among others, were warmly received by buyers in both conferences.

 

In the first quarter alone, GWI sold over 1,000 hours of programs and movies for airing in Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, South Korea and the US.

 

With GMA’s proven ability to create globally competitive content, GWI is gearing up to explore new territories and expand GMA’s growing international audience in the months to come.

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GMA Network

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JESSICA SOHO S.O.N.A.

JESSICA SOHO S.O.N.A.

Kambal Sirena

Kambal Sirena

Marian Rivera and Alden Richards

Marian Rivera and Alden Richards

Mel Tiangco

Mel Tiangco

Michael V

Michael V

GMA Network (GMA) widened its lead in TV ratings in the viewer-rich areas of Urban Luzon and Mega Manila in March, according to data from the industry’s leading ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

 

Urban Luzon and Mega Manila account for 77 and 60 percent, respectively, of the total urban TV household population in the entire country.

 

For the period March 1 to 31 (March 23 to 31 based on overnight data), GMA’s total day audience share in Urban Luzon reached 35.7 percent, up 4.1 points from ABS-CBN’s 31.6 percent, and up 24.7 points from TV5’s 11 percent.

 

In comparison with the previous month, GMA increased its total day margin over ABS-CBN and TV5 in Urban Luzon, from 2.4 to 4.1 points, and from 22.1 to 24.7 points, respectively.

 

Furthermore, majority of the top programs in Urban Luzon belonged to GMA (17 out of 30) with multi-awarded news magazine program Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho leading all Kapuso shows in the top 30 list.

 

GMA’s top-rating weekend shows Magpakailanman, Celebrity Bluff and Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kuwento also made the list in Urban Luzon, as well as Kapuso drama Carmela, and the newly launched primetime series Kambal Sirena.

 

Completing the list were investigative public affairs program Imbestigador, Saturday night sitcom Vampire Ang Daddy Ko, the country’s longest running noontime show Eat Bulaga, telefantasya Adarna, GMA’s flagship newscast 24 Oras, GMA Telebabad’s Rhodora X, the longest running gag show on Philippine TVBubble Gang, widely followed Koreanovela A 100-Year Legacy, weekend game show Picture! Picture!, anime program Slam Dunk, and GMA’s flagship documentary program I-Witness.

 

GMA also kept its stronghold in Mega Manila with a 37 percent total day average, higher than ABS-CBN’s 29.1 percent by 7.9 points, and TV5’s 11.8 percent by 25.2 points.

 

Similarly, GMA’s lead over rivals ABS-CBN and TV5 in Mega Manila grew from 6.3 to 7.9 points and from 22.3 to 25.2 points, respectively, versus February.

 

Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho also led all GMA shows in the list for Mega Manila, which was likewise dominated by the Kapuso Network scoring 18 out of the top 30 shows. Also in the top 10 were Celebrity Bluff, Magpakailanman, Kambal Sirena, Pepito Manaloto, Carmela, and Imbestigador.

 

Vampire Ang Daddy Ko, Rhodora X, Adarna, 24 Oras, Bubble Gang, Eat Bulaga, A 100-Year Legacy, Picture! Picture!, I-Witness, Slam Dunk, and Fairy Tail likewise drove GMA’s ratings in Mega Manila.

 

GMA was notably ahead of ABS-CBN and TV5 across all day parts in Urban Luzon and Mega Manila including the hotly contested primetime block.

 

Meanwhile, GMA dominated the morning block in National Urban TV Audience Measurement (NUTAM) ratings by virtue of its 33.2 percent audience share, outscoring ABS-CBN’s 30.2 percent by 3 points. GMA was ahead of TV5 across all timeblocks in NUTAM.

 

GMA and TV5 subscribe to Nielsen TV Audience Measurement while ABS-CBN is the lone local major TV network that reportedly subscribes to Kantar Media, formerly known as TNS.

 

In Mega Manila, Nielsen TV Audience Measurement gathers data based on a sample size of 1,190 homes as compared to Kantar Media’s 770 homes. Meanwhile, Nielsen has a nationwide urban sample size of 2,000 homes, which is statistically higher than Kantar’s sample size of 1,370.

 

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Barbara Miguel - Nuwebe

GMA Artist Center talent and multi-awarded child star Barbara Miguel has been nominated in the Best Actress category at the 2014 Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) in New York City.  

 The Queens World Film Festival celebrates independent filmmaking by showcasing novice and veteran filmmakers who take a chance at telling challenging and thought-provoking stories.  

After being named Best Actress in the Harlem International Film Festival in New York for her remarkable portrayal as one of the youngest mothers in Philippine history via Joseph Israel Laban’s film ‘Nuwebe’, the Kapuso child actress once again gained international recognition, this time from QWFF jurors.  

Barbara is the only child star nominated in the Best Actress category of the said festival this year. Meanwhile, she is currently part of GMA’s primetime series Carmela, which is aired worldwide on GMA Network’s flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV. 

She has become a household name in the Philippines via the Kapuso Network’s top rating programsMunting Heredera and Biritera

For more information on Kapuso stars, shows and events, visit the website www.GMANetwork.com/international, Facebook pages www.facebook.com/GMAPinoyTVwww.facebook.com/gmalifetv, and,www.facebook.com/gmanewsinternational, and Twitter pages @GMAPinoyTV and @GMA_LifeTV.

 

Agot Isidro

Agot Isidro

Laurice Guillen

Laurice Guillen

Marian Rivera and Alden Richards

Marian Rivera and Alden Richards

Marian Rivera and Alden Richards

Marian Rivera and Alden Richards

Beginning January 28, primetime viewing will never be the same as GMA Network brings to light another timeless and original drama series that promises to steal the televiewers’ hearts via the soap opera – CARMELA: ANG PINAKAMAGANDANG BABAE SA MUNDONG IBABAW.

CARMELA: ANG PINAKAMAGANDANG BABAE SA MUNDONG IBABAW premieres on January 28 on GMA Pinoy TV.

This program validates every woman’s aspiration to be understood through a beautiful story of love that can never be.

All set to deliver a powerful and compelling portrayal of the complex character of Carmela is no less than Primetime Queen Marian Rivera. In the series, Carmela is a very beautiful woman who had gone through a lot in life. With her beauty, she is judged not only by other people but also by people close to her. When Carmela falls in love with a man who despises her mother, she is forced to make heart-wrenching decisions.

The multifaceted actress is very excited with her latest TV endeavor which she says will be another unforgettable character that will surprise her fans and supporters.

“Kakaibang Marian Rivera ang mapapanood ng viewers bilang si Carmela. Very excited ako sa role ko rito dahil masasabi ko na isa ito sa pinakamahirap na dramas na gagawin ko. Siguradong mapapamahal sa viewers si Carmela. Kaya nagpapasalamat ako sa GMA dahil ipinagkaloob nila sa akin ang magandang proyektong ito,” says Marian.

Viewers should also look forward to another new and interesting tandem in Carmela as Marian shares the screen for the very first time with Ang Crush ng Bayan and Kapuso Network’s leading man Alden Richards. Alden plays the role of Yago, the handsome and smart grandson of Fernando (Roi Vinzon) and Fides (Ms Laurice Guillen). Yago’s only wish is to find someone who will love and accept him for who he is despite his flaws and insecurities in life. His perspective in life will completely change when he meets Carmela who will show him a different view about life and love.

GMA Network is proud to present a stellar cast of the country’s most respected artists in film and television: Agot Isidro as Amanda, the beautiful and strong willed mother of Carmela, Raymond Bagatsing as Dante, the brother of Fides who will fall in love with Carmela, Jennica Garcia as Alliyah, Carmela’s trusted friend, Rochelle Pangilinan as Yolly, Dante’s scheming girlfriend with Roi Vinzon as Fernando, Dante’s politically ambitious father who is a womanizer, Freddie Webb as Ramon, the chief of Police in Santa Maria and Fernando’s closest aide, Eva Darren as Lola Wagay, an old lady who will adopt and raise Carmela when she sets off to Manila, Krystal Reyes as Janine, Fides’ adopted daughter, Ana Feleo as Nida, Fernando’s cousin who will be the protector of Amanda and Carmela, RJ Padilla as JP, Yago’s close friend and Ms. Laurice Guillen as Fides, the uptight and religious wife of Fernando.

And to helm this heart-wrenching and heavy drama is renowned TV director Dominic Zapata who is the man behind the trending primetime series of GMA Network, My Husband’s Lover.

Director Dominic says viewers will see something fresh and interesting in the new tandem of Marian and Alden since they will be playing characters that are so different to the various roles they’ve done in the past, “I like it that they are being paired together for the first time because as artists they are forced to bring something new to the table. And being the consummate professionals that they are, I am sure they welcome both the opportunity to showcase their acting dexterity in the challenge to help create new characters na mamahalin ng viewers.”

In the series, viewers will witness how Carmela will fight back and seek revenge against the people who abuse, discriminate and hurt her family. She will learn how to take matters into her own hands, even sacrificing her love for Yago in order to seek justice.

In Carmela, viewers can identify with the journey of the different characters and their drama and the challenges they have to face. The programs’ relatable characters and intriguing plot make it even more appealing to the viewers, making them realize that everyone deserves equal rights for genuine and real love.

Carmela is created by the GMA Drama group under the supervision of Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable; Vice President for Drama Redgie A. Magno; Assistant Vice President for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy; Program Manager Helen Rose S. Sese, and Executive Producer Carol Galve.

The creative team is composed of Creative Director for Drama, Jun Lana; Creative Head for Primetime Block, RJ Nuevas; Creative Consultant, Dode Cruz; and Suzette Doctolero as the concept creator and creative writer.

Get the latest updates about Carmela from its official facebook page http://www.facebook.com/CarmelaGMAOfficial , and twitter account @CarmelaGMA . For more details and program information, visit the GMA International website http://www.gmanetwork.com/international, Facebook pages http://www.facebook.com/GMAPinoyTV, http://www.facebook.com/gmalifetv, and, http://www.facebook.com/gmanewsinternational, and Twitter pages @GMAPinoyTV and @GMA_LifeTV.

THE BORROWED WIFE 1

THE BORROWED WIFE

Rhodora X Yasmien Kurdi

Rhodora X Yasmien Kurdi

Rhodora X Mark Herras

Rhodora X Mark Herras

Rhodora X Mark Anthony Fernandez

Rhodora X Mark Anthony Fernandez

Rhodora X Jennylyn Mercado

Rhodora X Jennylyn Mercado

PARAISO KO'Y IKAW Kristoffer Martin

PARAISO KO’Y IKAW Kristoffer Martin

PARAISO KO'Y IKAW Kim Rodriguez

PARAISO KO’Y IKAW Kim Rodriguez

KAMBAL SIRENA Aljur

KAMBAL SIRENA Aljur

KAMBAL SIRENA

KAMBAL SIRENA

INNAMORATA Max Collins

INNAMORATA Max Collins

INNAMORATA LUIS ALANDY

INNAMORATA LUIS ALANDY

INNAMORATA Jackie Rice

INNAMORATA Jackie Rice

CARMELA

CARMELA


GMA Pinoy TV welcomes the new year with a fresh lineup of programs that are sure to excite Filipino audiences overseas.

A story of love and obsession will be brought to international television screens this January 21 with the premiere of The Borrowed Wife starring Camille Prats, TJ Trinidad, Rafael Rosell and Pauleen Luna. Focusing on the question, “Is there reason enough for a spouse to become someone else’s lover?” the series takes viewers into the lives of four characters bound together by a secret that will set them onto an interconnected path towards love and redemption.

On January 28, three more shows will be launched on GMA’s flagship international channel. The first of these will see Primetime Queen Marian Rivera paired for the very first time with GMA Artist Center’s prime leading man Alden Richards in the new and absorbing drama series, Carmela. The story will see its title character forced to make heart-wrenching decisions as she struggles with being judged because of her beauty and with a love that can never be.

GMA Pinoy TV subscribers will also see a compelling new drama that will challenge viewers to discover the nuances of personal relationships and encourage them to examine how deeply they know their loved ones. Jennylyn Mercado, Yasmien Kurdi, Mark Herras, and Mark Anthony Fernandez star in this new series entitled Rhodora X, which will also premiere on January 28.

Rounding out this year’s January lineup is Paraiso Ko’y Ikaw, a beautiful tale of true love that defies all odds. The series, which features sought-after Kapuso teen stars Kristoffer Martin and Kim Rodriguez and introducing Phytos Ramirez, will begin airing on January 28.

This February 18, Max Collins and Luis Alandy will engage viewers in Innamorata, an intriguing story of the dangers of losing one’s self in wanting someone or something so much.

Furthermore, GMA Pinoy TV continues to bring even more fun, laughter and entertainment to Pinoys abroad with the latest episodes of the comedy game show Celebrity Bluff hosted by the award-winning comedienne/actress Eugene Domingo with Jose Manalo, GMA’s original creation Picture! Picture! with Ryan Agoncillo as game master, the musical variety show Sunday All Stars, the longest-running showbiz-oriented talk show Startalk, and the first ever reality-sitcom Pepito Manaloto, an original concept from award-winning comedian/actor Michael V.

For more details and program information, visit the GMA International website http://www.gmanetwork.com/international, Facebook pages http://www.facebook.com/GMAPinoyTV, http://www.facebook.com/gmalifetv, and, http://www.facebook.com/gmanewsinternational, and Twitter pages @GMAPinoyTV and @GMA_LifeTV.