When TV5 was establishing itself as the Kapatid network, its executives decided to sign up big-name artists with the station. That was in the year 2010.
However, as years passed by, the network decided to reinvent itself. It reduced the production of drama shows to focus on comedy shows. The daily shows dwindled to weekly offerings until finally, the entertainment programs were completely scrapped.
This 2017, TV5 decided to focus on sports programs.
This prompted their contract artists—including the homegrown ones—to look for other opportunities in rival networks ABS-CBN and GMA-7.
There were also those who decided to return to their original TV stations.
Here are 30 former contract stars of TV5 who have switched networks: