GMA, ABS-CBN stars unite in ‘It’s Showtime’ pilot episode on GTV
The supposed TV war is definitely over as stars from ABS-CBN and GMA network joined forces for the pilot episode of “It’s Showtime” on GMA’s GTV channel.
Aside from the noontime show mainstays, the star-studded production number include Kapamilya stars Erik Santos, Jolina Magdangal, Belle Mariano, Alexa Ilacad, Chie Filomeno, as well as GMA artists Rayver and Rodjun Cruz, Pokwang, Mark Bautista, Barbie Forteza and Sanya Lopez.
“Kapamilya, Kapuso unite! Ito na ang inaabangan ng lahat!” Vice Ganda said after their performance. “Ang trending na usap-usapan at inaabagan sa social media, ang ‘di natin inakalang mangyayari. It is really happening right now, right here.”
“Buong bansa at buong mundo ang saksi dito sa makasaysayang selebrasyon natin,” he continued. “Wala nang hihigit dito sa pinakamatinding plot twist ng taon. Dahil ang Kapamilya at Kapuso ngayon ay pinag-isa.”
Aside from ABS-CBN executives Carlo Katigbak and Lauren Dyogi who were seen in the audience, “Unbreak My Heart” stars Jodi Sta. Maria, Joshua Garcia, Gabbi Garcia and Richard Yap also made an appearance in the show.