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What you won’t see in the ABS-CBN summer station ID

Vandolph reunited with “Home Along Da Riles” costar Mari Barbacui

ABS-CBN’s summer station ID premieres Sunday on the noontime show “ASAP 18.”

It relives the network’s most popular shows in the past 60 years—this will be apparent in the mood and production values. What viewers will not see are interesting tidbits such as:

On location in Balic-Balic, Manila, the SID team ran into Mari Barbacui, one of the taumbayan in “Home Along da Riles,” among the onlookers. Mari, who lives in the area, did not know that former “Home” costar Vandolph was coming. It was a tearful reunion.

Angel Locsin, who channels Pamela Anderson in “Baywatch,” had a lifeguard swimsuit made to order.

Iya Villania, Nikki Gil, Shaina Magdayao and Empress Schuck

Angel Locsin

Piolo Pascual, Bea Alonzo, Shaina Magdayao, Empress Schuck, Iya Villania and Nikki Gil wore 1950s-style outfits for their parts.

The dance number of Maja Salvador and Enchong Dee was originally choreorgraphed for Nida Blanca and Nestor de Villa.

Over 100 stars are featured in the SID, dubbed “Kwento ng Summer Natin.” The theme song is performed by Angeline Quinto and Sam Milby.


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  • Diepor

    What you wont see is documentaries or any other program that you could learn and be educated from. Only idiotic entertainment like all filipino tv.

  • pruedence

    hiyang hiya naman kami sa taste ni diepor… mwhahahaha.. pero andito sya sa entertainment section nagbabasa… nag-hahanap din ba sya ng matutunan sa mga chika? mwhahahaahah…



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