Ruffa Gutierrez and Ai-Ai delas Alas team up for Ruffa and Ai

"We'll still be ourselves, siyempre, hindi namanibig sabihin na nasa morning show kami and super trying hard na [kami] to knoweverything," says Ruffa Gutierrez (right) abouther new morning talk show show with Ai-Ai delas Alas (left) titled Ruffa and Ai.

Two queens unite to give a fully-loaded morning toteleviewers on weekdays.

Beauty queen Ruffa Gutierrez and box office queen Ai-Aidelas Alas greet televiewers everyday with their newestinformative morning talk show called Ruffa and Ai.

The two TV hosts promise to give an alternative to themorning viewing habits of Pinoy by giving them practical tips on money-makingschemes, micro business, resource-saving techniques and other information thatare very useful in every day life.

"We're here to give everyone a different putahe naman," Ruffasaid in an interview during the press conference of Ruffa and Ai. "Katulad nga ng sabi ko kanina, baka boredna sila [viewers] doon sa kabila, wala na silang ibang choice, at least nanditona kaming dalawa ni Ai-Ai,"

Aside from different featured subjects, people will also seea different Ruffa and Ai-Ai as they go about their stories. Ruffa said that she's going to be reallyfriendly on this show in contrast to her character as Daniella, the kontrabida toBea Alonzo in I Love Betty La Fea.

In fact, she stated, "Kilala nila [ako] as maldita atsinasampal-sampal si Betty [Bea Alonzo] sa I Love Betty La Fea. This time naman, friendly ako kapagmorning. Sa The Buzz naman,medyo cute na glamorosang tsismosa. So,dito naman iba't ibang side ng Ruffa ang makikita nila."

Comedienne Ai-Ai, on the other hand, will try to be moreserious in this show. "Ipapakita ko namayroon naman akong konting talino, marami din naman akong alam, may mgaopinion, at saka 'yong magpapakitang-gilas ka lang-masaya naman, happy," sherelated.

When it comes to chemistry, the two think that they won'thave any problem working with each other, since they also work together in ILove Betty La Fea. Aside from this,with the long-running show as their main competitor, the two hosts said thatthey should team up to give the viewers a good show.


"To have a show na long-running, importante na magkaroonkami ng team effort. Hindi kailanganmagsapawan. We'll bring out the best ineach other. Hindi kami talagangmagsasapawan," said Ruffa.

Ai-Ai quipped, "Makakaroon kami ng teambuilding."

Ruffa even promised to the televiewers, "Ang masasabi langnamin, ang maibibigay naming at maio-offer sa lahat ng tao, kaming dalawa niAi-Ai, is we're gonna give our best for the show. Siyempre, lahat ng makakaya namin, ibibigay namin."

During the interview, both were asked what the viewers canexpect during their pilot episode to be aired today, February 16. Ai-Aianswered smiling, "Siyempre ie-expect talaga natin na mataas ang rating ngpilot [episode] kasi lahat ng tao curious, e. Ang [challenge] lang is kung masu-sustain namin."

Catch the premiere telecast of Ruffa and Ai thisMonday, February 16, at 10:15 in the morning on ABS-CBN.





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