The cast members of GMA-7's new Sunday variety program, All Out Sunday (AOS), have been revealed.
GMA-7 released a teaser yesterday, December 21, featuring the Kapuso artists who will be part of the new program to replace Suday PinaSaya on January 5, 2020.
Alden Richards led the AOS teaser with the question, "Ready na ba kayong mag-all out?"
Julie Anne San Jose, Rayver Cruz, Rita Daniela, Ken Chan, who were part of the late-night variety program Studio 7, were shown next.
Studio 7 hosts and Kapuso prime singers Christian Bautista, Aicelle Santos, and Mark Bautista are expected to top-bill the show's musical numbers along with The Clash season one winner Golden Canedo and season two winner Jeremiah Tiangco.
The Clash graduates Garrett Bolden, Jong Madaliday, and Thea Astley are also part of the show.
Kyline Alcantara, Miguel Tanfelix, Gabbi Garcia, Migo Adecer, and Derrick Monasterio are also set to give a youthful vibe to AyOS.
StarStruck 7 Ultimate Female Survivor Shayne Sava and Cassy Legaspi are also included in the cast.
A new boy group, led by Mavy Legaspi, is also expected to be seen in the show. The boy group is also composed of StarStruck 7 Ultimate Male Survivor Kim de Leon, StarStruck graduates Radson Flores, Karl Aquino, and Abdul Raman, Isko Moreno's son Joaquin Domagoso, and Prima Donnas leading man Vince Crisostomo.
The comedy of AOS will be supplied by Glaiza de Castro and Paolo Contis, along with comedians Boobay, Super Tekla, Betong Sumaya, StarStruck 7 First Princess Lexi Gonzales, and Cacai Bautista.
The teaser ended with what seemed to be the show's tagline.
Alden asked, "Ayos ba?"
Boobay and Tekla then answered, "All-out na!"
All-Out Sunday marks the comeback of GMA-7 in producing a musical-variety program for the Sunday noontime slot, after SOP (1997-2010), Party Pilipinas (2010-2013), and Sunday All Stars (2013-2015).
In 2015, APT Entertainment Inc. took over the Sunday noontime slot of GMA-7 as a blocktimer when it produced Sunday PinaSaya.
After more than four years on air, GMA-7 decided to take over the slot again with an original production.
Sunday PinaSaya is expected to air its last episode on December 29, 2019.
On December 8, 2019, GMA-7 first launched teasers of AOS using the hashtag #AyOS, which was later revealed to be an acronym for the title All-Out Sunday.
On December 13, 2019, a report came out that Alden and Julie Anne will serve as front-liners of AOS, which Julie Anne did not confirm at the time.
AOS replaces Sunday PinaSaya, which started airing on August 9, 2015. Prior to that, SPS was the replacement of the GMA Network-produced show Sunday All Stars that aired its finale episode on August 2, 2015.
In a previous interview with PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal), an executive explained the real reason why Sunday Pinasaya was replaced by All-Out Sunday.
APT Entertainment line producer Rams David emphasized that the end of the blocktime contract with GMA-7 is the primary reason why Sunday PinaSaya will go off the air after four years.
"It’s a finished contract, so okay lang.
"Hindi naman kami tinanggal, tinapos yung kontrata. Umabot po kami ng four years and four months.”
Since Sunday PinaSaya registered high ratings, were they surprised that GMA Network did not renew their contract?
Rams answered, “Siyempre, it’s up to the network, e—kung ano yung plano nila.
"So we respect their decision naman, so okay lang naman.
"Happy kami na tumagal na kami ng ganung maraming taon, at marami kaming napasaya.
“That’s important, e. Yung nabigay namin yung maganda sa viewers.
“At saka tumatak sa kanila, na minsan sa buhay nating lahat sa Pilipinas, may isang Sunday PinaSaya na lumabas sa television for four years or more than four years na nagpasaya sa kanila.”
In a separate interview with PEP.ph, Kyline Alcantara said that the cast members of Sunday PinaSaya were all in tears during their last taping day on December 15, 2019.