PRESS STATEMENT FROM ABS-CBN:
"ASAP 18 will throw a grand reunion of more than one hundred Kapamilya stars in participation to the historical two-day celebration of ABS-CBN for the 60 years of Philippine television titled “Mga Kuwento ng Kasiyahan: The Grand Kapamilya Weekend.”
"Witness one of Philippine TV's milestone as the whole ASAP Kapamilya and cast members of timeless hit shows of ABS-CBN take over the center stage for a string of world-class performances and unforgettable surprises.
"Watch out for the back-to-back-to-back grand reunions of ASAP main hosts Martin Nievera, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Pops Fernandez, Richard Gomez, Ariel Rivera, and Gary Valenciano; Tonight With Dick and Carmi tandem of Roderick Paulate and Carmi Martin; and the Sang Linggo nAPO Sila 'family' members namely, Amy Perez, Boboy Garovillo, Bing Loyzaga, Melissa de Leon, and Agot Isidro.
"Solid teleserye fans will surely be in for a treat with the special production numbers of Juan dela Cruz stars Coco Martin, Erich Gonzales, and Shaina Magdayao; Got to Believe love team Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo; Maria Mercedes star Jessy Mendiola; and Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin lead actor Gerald Anderson. Joining the Primetime Bida stars are Andrea Brillantes, Kaye Abad, Zanjoe Marudo, Denise Laurel, Patrick Garcia, and Carlo Aquino of Annaliza; Andi Eigenmann and Matteo Guidicelli of Galema: Anak Ni Zuma; and Richard 'Ser Chief' Yap of Be Careful With My Heart.
"Star Cinema’s box-office love teams will paint the town red with the most romantic surprises from John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo, Kim Chiu and Xian Lim, Piolo Pascual and Toni Gonzaga, and Richard and Dawn Zulueta.
"Aside from Sarah, John Lloyd will also reunite with his Tabing Ilog barkada Kaye, Patrick, Desiree del Valle, Baron Geisler, and Paula Peralejo. Take a trip down memory lane as the Tabing Ilog cast bonds with promising Kapamilya teen stars Kathryn, Julia Montes, Ella Cruz, Khalil Ramos, Miles Ocampo, Kiray Celis, Paul Salas, Francis Magundayao, Igi Boy Flores, Julia Barretto, Janella Salvador, Jerome Ponce, Jane Oineza, Michelle Vito, Dominic Roque, Angeli Gonzales, CJ Navato, Jon Lucas, and Alex Diaz.
"Relive the happy times in “Grand Kapamilya Weekend” as popular Kapamilya comedy stars travel back in time and remember the remarkable moments in the ‘60 years of comedy.’ It will be led by Palibhasa Lalake cast members Richard, John Estrada, Jomari Yllana, and Jao Mapa; Banana Split Extra Scoop gang Angelica Panganiban, John Prats, Zanjoe Marudo, Jayson Gainza, Pooh, Saicy Aguila, Aiko Climaco, and Sunshine Garcia; and the singer of the hit novelty dance craze “Otso Otso” Bayani Agbayani
"Get ready to scream with the much awaited get-together of ASAP's ultimate boy group ‘Kanto Boys’ composed of John Lloyd, Vhong Navarro, Luis Manzano, and Billy Crawford.
"Meanwhile, celebrate the greatness of Filipino youth in the heart-pounding dance showdown of Pinoy Big Brother ex-housemates Kim, Gerald, Sam Milby, Robi Domingo, and Nene Tamayo; Star Circle Quest alumni Erich Gonzales, Joross Gamboa, and Melissa Ricks; and Star Circle Quest kids Xyriel Manabat, Nash Aguas, Sharlene San Pedro, Izzy Canillo, Clarence Delgado, and Bugoy Cariño.
"Pay tribute to the incomparable beauty of Filipino music in the world-class concert spectacle of OPM icons Arnel Pineda, Pilita Corales, Mike Hanopol, Randy Santiago, Jet Pangan, Abra; and ASAP 18 main stays Jericho Rosales, Jed Madela, Juris, Aiza Seguerra, Richard Poon, Kean Cipriano, Sitti, Nyoy Volante, Princess, and Charice.
"Expect a breathtaking dance showdown of Shaina, John, Rayver Cruz, Sam Concepcion, Iya Villania, and Nikki Gil in the segment ‘Supahdance;’ followed by the hair-raising musical showdown of Kapamilya singing champions Erik Santos, Yeng Constantino, Angeline Quinto, Jovit Baldivino, Marcelito Pomoy, KZ Tandingan, and Roel Manlangit, together with the first ever The Voice of the Philippines grand winner Mitoy Yonting.
"Don’t miss the star-studded and historical celebration of ABS-CBN’s 60th anniversary in the country’s longest-running, award-winning variety show, ASAP 18, this Sunday (October 6), 12:15 noon, at the Marikina Sports Center."
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