Want to go on a road trip with the stars of GMA?

Apart from relaxing and escaping from their busy schedules, celebrities take time off to somehow mend themselves. 

Beginning tomorrow, you can join some of today’s hottest celebrities as they travel and reflect on themselves and life in GMA Public Affairs’ latest travel-reality program Road Trip.

The hour-long TV series promises to be your newest Sunday afternoon viewing habit as each episode shows the featured celebrities’ adventures and life realizations.

Every week, Road Trip will follow either a couple or a group of celebrities as they get out of their own little corners and embark on a journey they will not forget. Against the picturesque scenery of some of the must-visit destinations, celebrities will take viewers along a fun-filled excursion. 

Kapuso stars take the viewers along for the ride in GMA Network's newest travel show, "Road Trip"
As travelling is also a means of self-discovery, stars will also share their “hugot” lines and thoughts, showing viewers that just like any normal human being, they, too, have issues and conflicts that need resolving.

For its two-part pilot episode, the Legaspi family goes on a Road Trip to the “Last Frontier of the North”—Batanes. Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi, together with twins Mavy and Cassy, will give viewers a peek at how they are as a family.

Road Trip airs this Sunday before 24 Oras Weekend on GMA-7. 


Today in Sarap Diva, find out Pekto Nacua’s love story as Super Tekla and Lovely Abella play the lovebirds. This has been Nacua’s well kept secret.

Meanwhile, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid will attend a mass wedding to regale the couples. Learn how to cook a simple Ilonggo dish –Pinamalhang Bangus.

Songbird Regine Velasquez (third from left) welcomes her special guests in today's episode of “Sarap Divas”
All these and more in Sarap Diva only on GMA 7, Saturday mornings after Maynila.


They say every girl dreams of being a beauty queen. And for Mary Ann Mungcal, that dream became a reality when she was crowned Miss Global Philippines 2017 besting 21 other beauties on June 24 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila.

Mungcal, when she was jus a student, had joined pageants in Arayat, Pampanga. Miss Global is her first national pageant where she bagged the major awards, including Best in Swimsuit and Best in Long Gown during the preliminaries. 

Her life has been a whirlwind since then. She is undergoing intensive preparation, courtesy of the Kagandahang Flores pageant experts, for the upcoming Miss Global International pageant 2017.

Mary Ann Mungcal, (center) and her Miss Global Philippines2017 court 
Details of the international pageant have yet to be firmed up, but Pauline Sofia Laping, CEO/National Pageant director of Miss Global Philippines, says it will be held in either Cambodia or Vietnam sometime in the last quarter of the year.

“Mary Ann is very confident about her walk and everything, and we are currently training her to improve her speaking skills,” reveals Laping.

The young pageant director happily announces that Mungcal had been signed to endorse a Malaysian beauty and wellness brand called Akero, so at the time of interview, she was at the Department of Foreign Affairs office getting her passport so she could travel that weekend to Kuala Lumpur for the signing.

Mungcal, having won other awards, will also be busy doing her endorsement commitments for a number of other beauty brands here.

Miss Global Philippines Pageant Director Pauline Laping 
Miss Global Philippines is a tourism-oriented pageant known for its tagline, “Empowering women, embracing culture.” The pageant is open to “both single and single mothers who possess not just beauty, but also the passion to serve and the commitment to make a difference for the Philippines and its people.”

“Mary Ann is our fourth Miss Global Philippines queen. The first was Catherine Almirante in 2014. She placed second in the international competition. She is now married and is based in Copenhagen. In 2015, which we hosted here in the Philippines, it was Candice Ramos. She placed fourth in the international pageant.

She was recently in the TV show Fiercest of Them All. In 2016, Camille Hirro won first place in the pageant won by Miss Ecuador Angela Bonilla,” relates Laping.


Another exceptional episode is up for the viewers of Celebrity Bluff with Kapuso hunks and comedians as celebrity guests tonight. 

Who among the teams of Divine Aucina and Jak Roberto; Moi Bien and Rodjun Cruz; and Cai Cortez and Ivan Dorschner will be able to answer Eugene Domingo’s tricky questions?

Will one of them be able to get help from Master Bluffer Edu Manzano and comedians Boobay and  Isko “Brod Pete” Salvador and bring home the whopping half a million pesos?

Celebrity Bluff airs after Magpakailanman on GMA.


Television host and new health advocate Raymond Gutierrez shares the benefits of having a workout buddy as he and close friend Isabelle Daza demonstrate their fitness routine in Sports U on ABS-CBN. 

Dyan Castillejo joins the fashionable duo while they work-out together to stay fit and healthy despite their busy work schedules. 

Fitness buddies Isabelle Daza and Raymond Gutierrez 
Also, meet billiards viral sensation Jonacris Bandillo and find out why polo is considered a sport that can even be more difficult than motorsports in another fun and inspirational episode of Sports U, 6:30 a.m. on S+A. 

You may also view it via streaming on and Follow their Facebook page at and official Twitter account (@SportsUTV) for more updates.

Topics: Road Trip , Sarap Diva , Mary Ann Mungcal , Pauline Sofia Laping , Celebrity Bluff , Raymond Gutierrez , Isabelle Daza
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