Arch-rivals make a historic deal. The airing of ABS-CBN Star Cinema films in GMA is finally confirmed.

STAR CINEMA FILMS IN GMA – GMA Network and ABS-CBN confirmed that movies of Star Cinema can now be aired on the Kapuso network.

Adding to the list of films from major film studios such as Regal Entertainment, Inc., Viva Films, and OctoArts Films airing on the GMA network are the films of Star Cinema, the official movie arm of the ABS-CBN network. Earlier, on April 5, a contract signing happened which allowed the historic deal between ABS-CBN and GMA networks, the arch-rivals in the field of media and entertainment.

It was a virtual event and present during this event from the GMA are:

  • GMA Network President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr.
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong
  • GMA Network Films, Inc. President and Programming Consultant to the Chairman and CEO Atty. Annette Gozon-Valdes
  • First Vice President for Program Management Department Jose Mari R. Abacan
  • Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angel Javier-Cruz
  • Assistant Vice President For Program Management Department Mitzi Garcia
  • and Assistant Vice President for Corporate Communications Jojo Aquio

On the other hand, the executives present from the ABS-CBN are

  • Chairman Mark Lopez
  • President and Chief Executive Officer Carlo L. Katigbak
  • Chief Operating Officer for Broadcast Cory V. Vidanes
  • Group Chief Financial Officer Ricardo B. Tan, Jr.
  • Managing Director of ABS-CBN Films Productions Olivia Lamasan
  • Head of International Sales and Distribution Pia B. Laurel
  • Vice President of Corporate Communications Kane Errol C. Choa
  • PR Director Christelle Belmonte
  • PR Manager Tonichi Tataro

Duavit believes that such is not only beneficial to the two giant networks but as well as for the viewers. Katigbak hopes that this partnership will enable Kapuso viewers to find joy and inspiration from the stories of the Star Cinema films.

Here are the films that are agreed to be aired on the GMA network as per a report from GMA:

  • Alone/Together
  • How to Be Yours
  • Till My Heartaches End
  • Ang Babae sa Septic Tank
  • Ang Cute ng Ina Mo!
  • It Takes a Man and a Woman
  • Just The Way You Are,
  • Fantastica
  • Can We Still Be Friends?
  • Finally Found Someone
  • No Other Woman
  • Won’t Last A Day Without You
  • Must Be…Love
  • The Panti Sisters
  • Isa Pa With Feelings
  • James & Pat & Dave
  • Kay Tagal Kang Hinintay
  • Feng Shui
  • Suddenly It’s Magic
  • I Love You, Hater


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