GMA HOLY WEEK PROGRAMS
GMA HOLY WEEK PROGRAMS
THIS Holy Week, GMA-7 has prepared special programs from Maundy Thursday, April 5, to Black Saturday, April 7, in keeping with the solemnity of Lent. The highlight of GMA-7’s Holy Week programming this year would be the airing, for the first time on Philippine television, of two romantic blockbuster hits: GMA Films’ “Moments of Love,” a movie about the mystical love between lovers from two different times, Dingdong Dantes and Iza Calzado, airing on Good Friday at 10p.m. and the Angel Locsin-Richard Gutierrez starrer, Regal Films’ “I Will Always Love You,” airing on Maundy Thursday at 10 p.m.
Other GMA Films’ releases that countless moviegoers would enjoy are “Lovestruck,” starring StarStruck alumni led by Jennylyn Mercado and Mark Herras, airing on Maundy Thursday at 5 p.m.; Richard and Angel’s blockbuster romantic flick “Let the Love Begin,” airing on Good Friday at 8 p.m.; and “Mulawin the Movie,” the big-screen adaptation of the toprating telefantasya also starring Richard and Angel, airing on Black Saturday at 9:15 p.m. Vic Sotto’s fantasy hit, “Enteng Kabisote,” also returns to TV screens on Black Saturday at 5 p.m.
Apart from these hit movies, there will be other special programs. On Maundy Thursday, April 5, kids can enjoy a marathon of their favorite cartoons beginning at 10 a.m. with Hamtaro, Jackie Chan Adventures, and Detective Conan, followed by the fairy tale adventure “Barbie and The Magic of Pegasus,” airing at 11:30 a.m.
Afterwards, “The Best of Wish Ko Lang” airs at 1 p.m., followed by these special Holy Week presentations: “Ang Sapi,” starring Maricel Laxa and Albert Martinez, at 2 p.m.; and “Perfect,” starring Vic Sotto, Sherilyn Reyes, and Pia Guanio, among others, at 3:30 p.m. After “Lovestruck,” GMA airs the mini-drama “The Score,” starring Cogie Domingo, Rhian Ramos, and Dominic Roco at 7 p.m., followed by the grand Bakekang Showdown�"a replay of the top-rating soap’s final episodes, featuring a showdown between Kristal (Lovi Poe) and Charming (Yasmien Kurdi), with Bakekang (Sunshine Dizon)�"at 8 p.m., before “I Will Always Love You.”
On Good Friday, kids will have another dose of their favorite cartoons in the morning (Hamtaro, Jackie Chan Adventures, and Detective Conan), this time highlighted by the Barbie animated movie, “Barbie in Rapunzel,” at 11:30 a.m. This would be followed by “The Best of Wish Ko Lang” at 1 p.m., and the Holy Week special “Propeta,” at 2 p.m., which tackles the issues of fortune-telling, bad luck, and superstitions in the lives of Christians; and the dramas Tahanan, starring Joey de Leon, Michael V, Keempee de Leon, Allan K, Jose Manalo, BJ Forbes, and Pen Medina, at 3:30 p.m.; “Ang Lagusan,” starring Gina Pareño, Alfred Vargas, Alcriz Alzura, and Richard Reynoso at 5 p.m.; and “Ang Kasagutan,” starring Jean Garcia, Tonton Gutierrez, Cherry Pie Picache, and Mylene Dizon, at 7 p.m."before the back-to-back airing of GMA Films’ “Let the Love Begin” and “Moments of Love.”
Black Saturday also opens with the kids’ cartoon treats, including the animated special “Barbie in The Nutcracker” at 11:30 a.m., followed by “The Best of Wish Ko Lang” at 1p.m. and the drama “Ama, Anak” at 2 p.m. The News and Public Affairs show 100% Pinoy takes over at 3 p.m., followed by “Sino Ang Bestfriend Ko?” a special program starring Vic Sotto and Joey de Leon playing best friends getting into conflict, at 3:30 p.m. A drama starring heartthrob Dennis Trillo, Unico Hijo, airs at 7 p.m. after “Enteng Kabisote” and before “Mulawin the Movie.”
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