PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"Be the first to feel the chill with GMA Network's 'Halo-Halo Ang Summer Saya' omnibus summer launches television commercial this Sunday, March 27, on Party Pilipinas.
"Just as appetizing and thirst-quenching as the Filipino favorite refreshment halo-halo, GMA-7 serves a hodge-podge of new flavorful ingredients in its programming recipe, which will surely stimulate the viewers' varying 'tastebuds.'
"Primetime television's king of telefantasya Richard Gutierrez brings on the three-scoop ice cream with Captain Barbell. In the comeback of the greatest Pinoy hero on primetime this March 28, Richard reprises his role as Captain Barbell and his alter ego, Teng, and is now joined by a new league of extraordinary beings with unique superpowers.
"Brand new host Edu Manzano offers ice-cold peace to warring families in the refurbished Family Feud: The Showdown Edition, while Chris Tiu puts in some wiggly gelatin with his Man vs. Beast: a new program that will pit manly powers against animals'.
"The crazy tandem of Ali Sotto and radio disc jock Papa Jack add on the milk in Star Box, a daily talk show to be staged live not in studio glitz but in remote areas to engage the common-tao; while Jackie Rice dips in some pinipig in Sisid, with leading men Dominic Roco, Ian Batherson and JC Tiuseco. In her first afternoon drama starrer, Jackie learns the depth of showbiz stardom thru diving as the beautiful Hiyas in one island country.
"Meanwhile, Mark Herras, Kris Bernal and Rocco Nacino whip up their one-of-a-kind dance moves for television's most-awaited Danserye with the working title Jump, as Carmina Villarroel takes on the kitchen heat with kiddie chefs in Amazing Cooking Kids, a reality cooking competition open to kids from eight to 12 years old.
"Carmina will also star in a heart-warming primetime drama initially titled Munting Heredera with the original queen of Philippine movies Ms. Gloria Romero.
"Topping it all, Marian Rivera makes the perfect appetizer with her new horror-comedy flick Spooky Nights Presents Bampirella
, the first of Spooky Nights presentations to run for four weeks. Bampirella tells of a vampire tale tweaked with love and curse.
"Marian also topbills GMA-7's most expensive primetime series Amaya, which tells of the country's untold epics. She is joined by leading men Sid Lucero and television's newest 'it' guy Mikael Daez.
"The campaign was conceptualized by the creative team of GMA's Program Support Department composed of Vice President Regie Bautista, Associate Creative Director Dino Garcia, Copywriter Sudoy Patena, Art Director Hendrick Gonzales, and Senior Project Manager Hasmin Marable, and was produced by a team composed of multi-awarded cinematographer Ding Achacoso as director of photography, Director Paul Ticzon, Co-Director Vince Gealogo, Producer Ingrid Navarro and cameramen Erwin Tolentino, Ricky Paras, Paolo Visda, Javier Delgado and Paul Arrojado.
"GMA Network once again completes the summer fun with a truly all-in-one 'viewers' delight.' As the ID's jingle, sung by Julie Ann San Jose and Elmo Magalona, says: 'Anumang saya ang hanap mo, matatagpuan mo rito.'
"Catch this mouth-watering omnibus summer launches television commercial this Sunday, March 27, on Party Pilipinas and in SM cinemas beginning April 13."
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