After a two-week break, Willie Revillame's afternoon variety game show titled Wowowin finally makes a comeback on GMA-7!
This Monday, May 16, Willie welcomed viewers and studio audiences to a grander set design and bigger prizes during their segments.
Willie also welcomed Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner-up Ariella Arida as his new co-host for the Kapuso game show.
Ara will be joining the show's other regular co-hosts including Janelle 'Kim Chi' Lazo Tee, Yvette Corral, Rosette, Donita Nose, Bentong Brotamante, and Chokla Gaston.
Before officially starting her duty as a co-host, Ara expressed her excitement and gratitude to Willie and the Kapuso network for having her on the show.
The former beauty queen told Willie, "Bago ang lahat, nagpapasalamat ako ng taos-puso. Siyempre wala ako sa tapat ninyong lahat kung hindi dahil sa ating napakabuting host at napaka-guwapong host... Siyempre, seryoso 'to. Wil, thank you so much sa tiwalang binigay mo sa akin."
Ara continued, "Sobrang laking oportunidad yung binigay mo sa akin, talaga pong ito. Sa lahat ng management [at] staff po ng Wowowin, maraming maraming salamat. At of course, sa GMA management, maraming salamat Kapuso!"
After the show, Ara went to Twitter and thanked everyone showed support to her new project.
Her full tweet goes: "Waaahhh thank you so much. I'm so happy to be part of Wowowin! Thanks Wil & GMA for this opportunity! Patuloy ang saya sa #WowowinFiesta"
Waaahhh thank you so much. I'm so happy to be part of Wowowin! Thanks Wil & GMA for this opportunity! Patuloy ang saya sa #WowowinFiesta ??— Ariella Arida (@araarida) May 16, 2016
In an previous interview with GMA Network, Willie said he's glad that Ariella agreed to be his co-host.
He said, "It’s a good thing na tinanggap niya ‘to kahit na mas maraming offers sa kanya sa ibang mga channels. She decided na dito kasi ang feeling niya, masaya dito. Gusto daw niya ‘yung nakakatulong ‘yung programa, nagbibigay ng saya."