PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"In celebration of its 7th year, GMA Pinoy TV—the flagship international channel of GMA Network—brings the pound-for-pound game show Manny Many Prizes to the U.S. with a two-part presentation at the Gibson Amphitheater, Universal Studios Hollywood on September 16.
"Saranggani Representative and Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao leads the celebration as he brings hope and cheers to his kababayans in the States through different fun and engaging segments.
"Kapuso Goes Universal with Manny Many Prizes will have two versions that are uniquely designed for two different sets of audiences, who will all have the chance to bring home big and exciting prizes reaching up to $20,000. These episodes will air locally on October 7 and 14.
"Aside from giving away huge prizes, Manny Many Prizes also promises to keep viewers entertained with non-stop games, surprises, and live performances from some of the biggest Kapuso stars: sought-after Kapuso leading man Dingdong Dantes, fast-rising Kapuso actress Solenn Heussaff, dance floor diva Rochelle Pangilinan, teen heartthrob Elmo Magalona and YouTube sensation Julie Anne San Jose.
"Joining Pacman in this grand spectacle are his regular MMP co-hosts lovely Kapuso actress Rhian Ramos, talented Kapuso actor Paolo Contis, singer-comedienne Gladys Guevarra, host-comedian Pekto, and Olympic medalist-turned-comedian, Onyok Velasco.
"A series of talent competitions will also take place prior to the show, whose winners will each have their share of the spotlight. Such include the "Pop Star Kids" competition for young singers ages 6 to 14, the “Fil-Am Singing Star” contest for aspiring singers ages 15 to 25 years old, and a dance contest for all ballroom dancing enthusiasts.
"Tickets will be sold at USD 80.00 which includes an unlimited whole-day ride pass at Universal Studios, featuring the all-new TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride 3D, also on September 16.
"MMP is also set to add a local touch to the venue with booths, and other festive activities. A photo op and autograph signing with the Kapuso stars will also be held exclusively for the ticket holders.
"For tickets, please call Starmedia at 818-549-9005, 818-547-1456, or 818-913-5818, or visitwww.starmediaentertainment.com"
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