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GMA offers favorites, new programs this 2021

GMA Network in the New Year has a stellar roster of exciting new programs and offerings.

Kick-starting the line-up for GMA Afternoon Prime is the return of “Magkaagaw,” featuring Sunshine Dizon, Klea Pineda, Jeric Gonzales and Sheryl Cruz. Next up is the heart-tugging story of “Babawiin Ko Ang Lahat” top-billed by John Estrada and Carmina Villaroel, and in her first starring role, Pauline Mendoza. Rita Daniela and Ken Chan return to the small screen on “Ang Dalawang Ikaw,” and are joined by newcomer Ana Vicente.

Set to launch as well is the TV adaptation of the 1988 award-winning film “Nagbabagang Luha,” starring Glaiza de Castro, Rayver Cruz, introducing Claire Castro with Mike Tan. Viewers should also watch out for “Artikulo 247;” “Las Hermanas;” “Love Connections” and “Little Princess.”

On GMA Telebabad, catch “Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday,” top-billed by Barbie Forteza and Kate Valdez, together with Migo Adecer and seasoned actresses Snooky Serna and Dina Bonnevie. Viewers also can’t wait for the romantic comedy series “First Yaya,” headlined by Gabby Concepcion with Pancho Magno, Maxine Medina, Pilar Pilapil, Cassy Legaspi, JD Domagoso and Sanya Lopez.

Another breakthrough cultural drama series from the GMA Entertainment Group this 2021 is “Legal Wives” featuring Dennis Trillo, Alice Dixson, Andrea Torres, Bianca Umali and Cherie Gil. Lovi Poe and Benjamin Alves are reunited on primetime via the romantic comedy series “Owe My Love.”

GMA Public Affairs is also set to bring its biggest action-adventure series to date in “Lolong,” bannered by Ruru Madrid, and joined by Arra San Agustin and Shaira Diaz.

Sure to keep viewers glued to the screen every weeknight is the sweeping romance drama “I Left My Heart in Sorsogon” starring Heart Evangelista-Escudero. Viewers will also be delighted with the return of the exceptional and one-of-a-kind drama anthology “I Can See You.”

Other upcoming soaps to look forward to on GMA Telebabad are “To Have & To Hold,” “World Between Us,” “Love. Die. Repeat.” and “The Witness.” On weekends, adventure awaits Kapuso viewers in the action-packed “Agimat ng Agila” featuring Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. together with Sanya Lopez, Roi Vinzon, Benjie Paras, Allen Dizon, Seth dela Cruz and Elizabeth Oropesa.

Contests

GMA Network’s “The Clash Season 4” will return, while the quest to find the Bida Kid is back on “Centerstage,” hosted by no less than Alden Richards and co-hosted by Betong Sumaya.

Everyday people will take on the challenge of a lifetime in “Catch Me Out Philippines,” hosted by Jose Manalo with Kakai Bautista and Derrick Monasterio. A new breed of talented artists who can make beautiful music together are also set to be discovered in “Sing For Hearts.”

Meanwhile, “Game of the Gens” fuses music and games among competitors from different generations, and is hosted by Andre Paras and Sef Cadayona, together with comedians and performers, GenDolls.

GMA recently signed a landmark deal with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for Season 96 to 101 (2020-2026). NCAA fans can soon catch the games on GMA News TV, GMA Pinoy TV, and via online streaming on GMANetwork.com. The Men’s Basketball Finals is also set to air on GMA-7.

New offerings

Travel back in time and have a taste of the past via the fantasy-romance series “The Lost Recipe.” Weekend nights are bound to get more amusing via “Flex” with Gen Z stars Mavy Legaspi, Lexi Gonzales, JD Domagoso and Althea Ablan.

Adding magic to everyone’s TV viewing habit is “My Fantastic Pag-ibig,” which features a collection of rom-com tales showcasing GMA’s most promising young love teams.

Fall in love with the charming story of “Heartful Café,” starring Julie Anne San Jose alongside David Licauco and Andre Paras. The much-awaited on-screen team-up of real-life couple Gabbi Garcia and Khalil Ramos is all set in “Love You Stranger.”

Innovations

“GMA Now,” a mobile digital TV receiver that can be plugged into an Android phone and allows viewers to watch TV on-the-go for free, is now available.

The Kapuso Network also extends its Serbisyong Totoo to Filipino learners across the country as it provides a free digital channel for the Department of Education’s blended learning program. DepEd TV will soon be available on GMA Affordabox’s Channel 7. (PR)


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