GMA Network commemorates its 73rd anniversary by highlighting the enduring “power of love” that has solidified its position in the industry. The network celebrates the deep connection shared between itself and its loyal audience, emphasizing that this has been instrumental in withstanding the test of time.
The broadcast giant, once again, aims to captivate its beloved viewers with exciting new offerings and surprises “made from the heart.”
On June 4, television viewers witnessed the premiere telecast of the action-packed series Walang Matigas na Pulis sa Matinik na Misis starring Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. as Police Major Bartolome ‘Tolome’ Reynaldo.
The series follows Tolome’s thrilling journey as he balances his fearless reputation with his deep love and “fear” for his feisty wife, Gloria (Beauty Gonzalez). When he teams up with Elize (Max Collins), a beautiful and determined woman, to track down a kidnapping syndicate, things get even more exciting. The show also features Sparkle artists Kate Valdez and Kelvin Miranda.
Sparkle Sweethearts Mavy Legaspi and Kyline Alcantara are set to spread kilig to viewers as they try to find true love in the upcoming series, LUV IS: Love at First Read.
Airing on June 12, the series is the second collaboration project of GMA Network and Wattpad WEBTOON Studios.
The story is based on the hit web novel by author “Chixnita,” which has over 23 million views on Wattpad. It revolves around Kudos (Mavy), a secret romantic searching for the perfect girl, who believes that Abby (Kyline) is the one for him.
Meanwhile, beginning June 19, viewers further feel the importance of love for family through the crime mystery series Royal Blood. The upcoming masterpiece is bannered by Dingdong Dantes. Joining the stellar cast are Megan Young, Mikael Daez, Dion Ignacio, Lianne Valentin, and Rhian Ramos, together with the special participation of Tirso Cruz III.
Royal Blood follows the story of Napoy (Dingdong), a bastard son of a business tycoon and a loving single father, who becomes the primary suspect in his father’s death.
GMA Afternoon Prime also boasts of its upcoming show Magandang Dilag– premiering June 26 – that will inspire viewers to love their true beauty even more. Starring Herlene Budol and Benjamin Alvez, with Rob Gomez, the series revolves around Gigi (Herlene), an optimistic woman who inherits enormous wealth from her estranged father but is fooled by her most beloved man.
Kapuso supporters will also love the intense competition from the action-packed talent-driven entertainment series, Battle of the Judges, hosted by Alden Richards.
Premiering on July 15, this exciting program will be joined by celebrity judges Boy Abunda, Bea Alonzo, Jose Manalo, and GMA Network Senior Vice President for Programming, Talent Management, Worldwide, and Support Group and President of GMA Films Atty. Annette Gozon-Valdes. Together, they must select and then champion talented performers from every entertainment genre.
The world-class lineup of anniversary offerings is made even more special as Julie Anne San Jose and Rayver Cruz team up for the very first time on the silver screen in GMA Public Affairs’ The Cheating Game. Hitting the cinemas this July, the movie is an edgy, genre-bending romance about the games people play after getting cheated on.
Adding to the list of exciting anniversary surprises is the GMA Thanksgiving Gala 2023, happening this July. Kapuso fans should watch out for their favorite stars as they come together and walk on the red carpet to a night filled with love to celebrate the Network’s 73rd year.