GMA recently announced that it is producing a local adaptation of the hit Korean drama series "Start-Up."
The program is about a group of young individuals eager to fulfill their dreams and start their own business. In partnership with leading entertainment company CJ ENM, the remake is headlined by two of the country’s highly-acclaimed and bankable actors: Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards and New Generation Movie Queen Bea Alonzo in her first soap project as a Kapuso.
Joining the cast are Yasmien Kurdi, Jeric Gonzales, Boy 2 Quizon, Kim Domingo, and Ms. Gina Alajar. Last Monday, April 4, the taping finally starts.
Preparing to volt in is the much-awaited live-action adaptation of the hit Japanese anime series "Voltes V: Legacy.” The groundbreaking project stars Miguel Tanfelix as Steve Armstrong, Ysabel Ortega as Jamie Robinson, Radson Flores as Mark Gordon, Matt Lozano as Big Bert, Raphael Landicho as Little John, and Martin del Rosario as the Boazanian Prince Zardoz.
Viewers should also watch out for: "The Fake Life," about a man who realizes he is not living the life he thought he had; "Apoy sa Langit," an advocacy-driven series that showcases an unusual story of betrayal and family affairs; "Abot Kamay na Pangarap," a tale of an impoverished but smart girl coping with the challenges of love, skills, family, and her dreams; "Frozen Love," a story about the daughter of an ice resurfacer machine driver at an ice-skating rink who got the opportunity of a lifetime when she became a part of a figure skating team; "Return to Paradise," which tells the life of two college students who are marooned on an island and fall in love; “Heaven In My Heart," a heartwarming series about two strangers who have learned to love each other as mother and child even if they are not related by blood; “Underage,” a television re-telling of the Regal Entertainment movie classic of three country girls whose lives were turned upside down when they transfer to the city; and "Nakarehas Na Puso," a tale about second chances that features an ex-convict mother who successfully returned to her family using a different identity in the hopes of mending their broken lives.
Other upcoming Kapuso shows include: “The Witness,” which talks about the life of a man with Asperger's syndrome who witnesses the death of a loved one and becomes obsessed with seeking justice; “Love Before Sunrise,” follows the story of two ex-lovers as they rekindle their feelings at a time when the two are already married; “What a Joy,” is a tale of a woman who is forced by her mother to assume another identity to improve their lives, but she only ended up being the object of affection of two brothers; and “Sang'gre,” which is about a young woman who manifests magical powers, not knowing she is the only child of the goddess Danaya.
The much-awaited Philippine franchise of the SBS Korea Original "Running Man Philippines” also airs this 2022. A new breed of talented artists who can make beautiful music together is also set to be discovered in the innovative singing contest "Sing for Hearts."
The Kapuso Network is likewise keeping it good with new shows in its second free-to-air channel, GTV: "Sweet Sixteen," "Heart of an Angel,” and "One Knife Only."
GMA continues to surprise televiewers with its fresh slate of Asian dramas and movies, as well as exciting partnerships with various production companies that will hit the small screen this year.
GMA Heart of Asia proudly brings an exciting line-up of well-loved Asianovelas including “Now We Are Breaking Up,” “Yumi’s Cells,” “The Wolf,” “Man of Vengeance,” “Prophecy of Love,” “The Merciless Judge,” and “The Witch’s Diner.”
Some of the upcoming movies to look forward to on the Kapuso channels this year are "Hindi Tayo Pwede," "Ang Babaeng Walang Pakiramdam," "Biyernes Santo," "Pakboys Takusa," "Tililing," “Nuuk” and the biggest Hollywood films, “Birds of Prey,” “Scoob!” “Tenet,” and “Roald Dahl’s Witches.”
Meanwhile, GMA and Quantum Films bring forth the heartwarming drama “What We Could Be,” headlined by Miguel Tanfelix, Yasser Marta, and Ysabel Ortega. It tells the story of a hopeful young woman who dreams of rebuilding their family’s bakery.
THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE ELECTION COVERAGE
Powered by its award-winning News and Public Affairs team, GMA Network is all set to deliver the most comprehensive election coverage across all platforms through “Eleksyon 2022.”
It also unveiled its election advocacy campaign “Dapat Totoo,” which promotes the very core value that voters, political aspirants, and news organizations must embody as the Philippines embarks on a life-changing decision: truthfulness.
Bea Alonzo, Rhian Ramos, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Andrea Torres, Glaiza de Castro, Barbie Forteza, Bianca Umali, Sanya Lopez, Gabbi Garcia, Khalil Ramos, Ken Chan, Rita Daniela, Derrick Monasterio, Thea Tolentino, Aicelle Santos, and Kapuso Primetime King and Queen Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera have all committed their support to this advocacy.
GMA News and Public Affairs Digital Media has taken electoral literacy to another level after it rolled out its voters’ education campaign “#eLeksyonSerye.”
GMA News and Public Affairs is also gearing up for “Debate 2022: The GMA Presidential Face-Off.” Hosted by Vicky Morales and Pia Arcangel with Mike Enriquez and Mel Tiangco as panelists, “Debate 2022: The GMA Presidential Face-Off” aims to serve as the voters' final compass in deciding who is deserving of their vote for the highest position in the land. Presidential candidates are set to face each other and argue on their stand on various issues and on how they will solve some of the country’s pressing problems.
And on Election Day, May 9, as Filipinos choose the country’s next set of leaders, the country’s leading broadcast station with the widest reach brings “Eleksyon 2022: The GMA News and Public Affairs’ Election Coverage” led by GMA News pillars Mel Tiangco, Mike Enriquez, Vicky Morales, Arnold Clavio, Howie Severino, and Jessica Soho.
Also, GMA Regional TV brings back the "GMA Masterclass Series" which aims to inspire young voters and future leaders across the country. In 2022, the “GMA Masterclass Series" visits 14 campuses in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao to provide students and members of the academic community another venue for new learning and discourse on various local and national issues.
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Viewers abroad can also catch these shows on the Network’s international channels GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV. For more details, visit www.gmanetwork.com/international.