GMA News TV launches ‘New Normal: The Survival Guide’

GMA Public Affairs is giving a new face to “Serbisyong Totoo” as it proudly launches its newest program line-up “New Normal: The Survival Guide” with five different shows airing weeknights beginning July 20 on GMA News TV.

“New Normal: The Survival Guide” is the country’s first daily magazine program entirely conceptualized with the “new normal” in mind. From life hacks, money tips, family bonding ideas, inspirational stories, and burning issues that need discussion—“New Normal: The Survival Guide” aims to help Filipinos navigate the new way of living.

This latest GMA Public Affairs offering is bannered by six of GMA News TV’s award-winning and veteran hosts: Winnie Monsod, Kara David, Susan Enriquez, Rovilson Fernandez, Tonipet Gaba and Drew Arellano, who will feature a different aspect of coping with the new normal every night.

Ushering in the week is Prof. Winnie Monsod who hosts “Newsmakers” every Monday. Here she tackles the most controversial issues, discussing them with the biggest newsmakers via online video conference.

Meanwhile, Kara David carries on with the good vibes every Tuesday night with “Bright Side.” In Bright Side, she shares with viewers light stories and viral content that aims to inspire and provide them more reasons to look at the brighter side of life.

Helping viewers manage their finances better is Susan Enriquez in “Pera Paraan” airing every Wednesday night. “Pera Paraan” offers practical tips on handling household finances, earning additional income, and succeeding in a work-from-home environment. “Pera Paraan” also features small businesses that successfully pivoted after ECQ (enhanced community quarantine) began. Susan herself is thrifty and practical when it comes to money matters.

Every Thursday, Tonipet Gaba and Rovilson Fernandez join forces in “Home Work” to give viewers life hacks in the time of the “new normal.” Young people and gimikeros who are home 24/7 for the first time in their lives will be able to relate to Home Work where Tonipet and Rovilson dish out tips on how to survive quarantine life and navigate the household.

Friday nights are bound to be extra fun for parents because of “Family Time.” Drew Arellano showcases his side as a dad and family man and opens up to viewers his journey as a parent amid the new normal.

“New Normal: The Survival Guide” is GMA Public Affairs’ response to the new normal. Born in the age of social distancing, New Normal will capitalize on technology and user-generated content, welcoming viewers into a virtual home but giving them the same quality of TV programs GMA Public Affairs is known for.

Catch the new face of Serbisyong Totoo via “New Normal: The Survival Guide” Monday to Friday, 8:30 p.m. after the “24 Oras” simulcast on GMA News TV. (PR)


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