WBR Entertainment partners with GMA Network

By on February 3, 2016


The contract signing was attended by GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, First Vice President for Program Management Jose Mari R. Abacan, Vice President for Corporate Communications Angela Javier Cruz, Assistant Vice President for Program Management Mitzi G. Garcia and Willie’s business partner Atty. Alfonso Reyno, Jr. (Contributed photo)
The contract signing was attended by GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, First Vice President for Program Management Jose Mari R. Abacan, Vice President for Corporate Communications Angela Javier Cruz, Assistant Vice President for Program Management Mitzi G. Garcia and Willie’s business partner Atty. Alfonso Reyno, Jr. (Contributed photo)

WBR Entertainment recently signed a co-production agreement with GMA Network Inc. for Willie Revillame’s variety-game show Wowowin, which begins airing daily on February 1.

Itinaon talaga natin ito sa umpisa ng taon because we are lining up the programs for this year. Ngayon, daily na from Monday to Friday and I have no doubt na mami-maintain ni Willie ang ratings ng program. Napakasipag at pinapanood ko yung mga shows niya kaya alam ko,” said Atty. Felipe L. Gozon.

(We really timed this with the start of the year because we are lining up the programs for this year. It now airs daily from Monday to Friday and I have no doubt that Willie will maintain the ratings of the program. He is very hardworking and I watch his show, that’s why I know this.)

WBR Entertainment’s Willie Revillame revealed that the success of Wowowin is because of the viewers who never fail to support him and his program. He’s also looking forward to bring more smiles to Filipino audiences. “Ang bida kasi rito ay yung mga tao. Sila ang nagpe-perform at nagkukwento ng buhay nila. Ang hangarin ng programa ay magbigay pag-asa. Yung success ng programa, hindi lang ito dahil sa akin kundi dahil sa ating lahat kasi tulong-tulong tayo dito. Sabi nga sa Eat Bulaga, hangga’t may bata, may Eat Bulaga. Dito hangga’t may nalulungkot, may Wowowin.”

(The people are the stars of this show. They perform and share their life stories. The goal of the program is to give hope. The success of this show is not only because of me but also because we all work together. Like what they say in Eat Bulaga, while there are still children, there is Eat Bulaga. In our show, while there are still people who are unhappy, there is Wowowin.)

Meanwhile, GMA First Vice President for Program Management Jose Mari Abacan said that they are pleased to announce that Willie’s program will air daily. “Sa totoo lang nung unang pumasok pa lang si Willie sa amin once a week, nakita na namin kung paano siya minahal ng tao and it translated to ratings at talagang ang lakas ng show kaya naisip namin na kung ganito ang reception ng tao at mas maraming napapaligaya, itodo na natin, from Monday to Friday.”

(Honestly, when Willie’s show first started airing once a week, we saw how the people loved him and it translated to ratings; and the show is really doing well, which is why we thought that if this is the kind of reception it receives from viewers and it makes more people happy, then we should air it from Monday to Friday.)

The contract signing was attended by GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, First Vice President for Program Management Jose Mari R. Abacan, Vice President for Corporate Communications Angela Javier Cruz, Assistant Vice President for Program Management Mitzi G. Garcia and Willie’s business partner Atty. Alfonso Reyno, Jr.se