PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
This Saturday (April 27), Kapuso viewers will finally get to watch the most anticipated celebration of the 50th anniversary of the one and only German “Kuya Germs” Moreno, which happened last Wednesday, April 24 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila.
Anchored by Butch Francisco and Jean Garcia, the event was filled with popular artists and known personality from radio, television, and film.
Fully supporting the celebration are the GMA Executives headed by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, together with President and Chief operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit Jr., Executive Vice President Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Films President Annette Gozon-Abrogar, and Officer-in-Charge for Entertainment TV Lilybeth G. Rasonable.
Among the executive that also showed up were Vice Presidents for Entertainment TV Marivin T. Arayata and Redgie Acuña-Magno, Vice President for Program Management Jose Mari R. Abacan, Vice President for Program Support Regie C. Bautista, Assistant Vice Presidents for Entertainment TV Darling de Jesus, Gigi-Santiago-Lara, Janine Piad-Nacar and Cheryl Ching-Sy, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Communication Angel Javier-Cruz, GMA News Pillar and Consultant for Radio Operations Mike Enriquez, Vice President and Head of International Operations Joseph Francia among other Network executives.
Aside from the parade of stars in the red carpet upon entering the theater, the audience also applauded the beginning of the event as personalities in the entertainment industry, from different networks, joined together in one stage to pay tribute to the Master Showman.
Veteran actors Gloria Romero and Susan Roces and renowned film and TV actors Sen. Bong Revilla, Sharon Cuneta, Dawn Zulueta, Gina Alajar, and real-life couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera gave their heartfelt messages.
Also present in the event were Richard Gutierrez, Dennis Trillo, Gabby Eigenmann, Geoff Eigenmann, Carla Abellana, Benjamin Alves, Michael De Mesa, Leo Martinez, Lani Mercado, Phillip Salvador, Romnick Sarmienta, Harlene Bautista, Sunshine Dizon, Iza Calzado, Jolina Magdangal, Karylle, Andrea Torres, Jeric Gonzales, Thea Tolentino, Ara Mina, Max Collins, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Glydel Mercado, Jestoni Alarcon, Rochelle Pangilinan, Tim Yap, Ryzza Mae Dizon, Boots Anson Roa, Luz Valdez, and many other Philippine showbiz celebrities of the past and present.
From his smiles, it cannot be denied how grateful Kuya Germs was upon seeing the song and dance numbers and greetings of all-time favorite artists Raymond Lauchengco, John Nite, Jackielou Blanco, Sheryl Cruz, Rachel Alejandro, Tina Paner, Glaiza De Castro, Janno Gibbs, Manilyn Reynes, Martin Nievera, Pops Fernandez, Ogie Alcasid, Vina Morales, Jessa Zaragoza, Jaya, Rachelle Ann Go, Julie Anne San Jose, Dulce, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, Gary Valenciano, David Pomeranz, La Diva, Mark Bautista, Kempee De Leon, Frencheska Farr, Gian Magdangal, The Company, Carmen Soriano, Elizabeth Ramsey, Jolina Magdangal, and Pilita Corrales.
All together in a special dance number were Mark Herras and Billy Crawford together with Alden Richards, Aljur Abrenica, Barbie Forteza, Bea Binene, Billy Crawford, Derrick Monasterio, Diva Montelaba, Down to Mars, Enzo Pineda, Jake Vargas, Janine Gutierrez, Joyce Ching, Julian Trono, Kim Rodriguez, Kris Bernal, Kristoffer Martin, Lexi Fernandez, Louise Delos Reyes, Mark Herras, Mayton Eugenio, Sef Cayadona, Steven Silva, Winwyn Marquez, Yssa Muhlach, at Yassi Pressman.
The show left the Master Showman teary-eyed as the show reminisced his experiences and humble beginnings from being a janitor to being part of the Clover Theater, Sampaguita Pictures, and GMA Network.
All these and more in the airing of 50 Years with the Master Showman this Saturday (April 27) right after Magpakailanman in GMA-7.
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