After providing daily entertainment to the Madlang People for 14 years, “It’s Showtime” is set to bid adieu to TV5. The beloved noontime show will now be aired on GMA Network’s GTV Channel starting July 1, 2023. This news was made official via a statement released on June 20.
ABS-CBN, the network responsible for bringing “It’s Showtime” to television screens, expressed their gratitude to TV5 Chairman Manny Pangilinan for his unwavering support and partnership in making the show accessible to a broader audience. However, due to new programming changes, the show will no longer be available on TV5 beyond July 1, 2023.”
In a recent announcement, ABS-CBN has declined the offer of TV5 to air “It’s Showtime” in the 4:30 pm timeslot. However, the network expressed their appreciation to GTV Channel for welcoming the show into their home starting July 1, 2023. The program will still be available on various platforms such as Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, Kapamilya Online Live, TFC, and iWantTFC from Monday to Saturday at 12 noon.
ABS-CBN values the special relationship it has built with its audience during the noontime slot and assures viewers that they can continue to watch their favorite show. “G na G na tayo, Madlang People!”
The long-running noontime show “It’s Showtime” has found a new home in GTV Channel, following its departure from ABS-CBN. With this move, fans of the show can expect exciting changes and fresh content from the beloved program. Meanwhile, the departure of the program from ABS-CBN’s line-up paved the way for “Eat Bulaga” to transfer to TV5.
Despite this recent development, there’s still no confirmed date as to when “Eat Bulaga” will start airing on its new network. For over four decades, the well-loved program has been entertaining Filipinos with its fun segments and celebrity performances. Fans eagerly await its return this July.
GTV Channel’s acquisition of “It’s Showtime” is seen as a significant move that could benefit the noontime show’s future and reach. The program’s dynamic and innovative approach, coupled with its talented hosts and performers, is expected to attract a broader audience base and continue providing top-notch entertainment to its fans. With this new opportunity, “It’s Showtime” can explore new possibilities for growth and expansion, providing even more reasons for Madlang People and viewers everywhere to tune in.