- President Rodrigo Duterte used to be a TV host for ABS-CBN Channel 4 Davao for over 17 years
- He used to co-host the TV show “Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa” to reach out to his constituents and the Dabawenyos
- However, the TV show had to eventually stop when Duterte was preparing for the 2016 presidential elections
- A spin-off the show was created in 2017 and was called “Mula sa Masa, Para sa Masa”
President Rodrigo Duterte used to be a ‘Kapamilya’ star when he hosted a TV show in ABS-CBN Channel 4 Davao.
KAMI learned that the President used to host “Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa” for over 17 years when he was still the mayor of Davao City.
In a report by the MindaNews (authored by Carolyn Arguillas), the TV show was launched in 1998 when he was still the 1st District Representative of Davao City. He used to co-host with Atty. Geraldine Tiu during the last 5 years of the show.
“Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa” was a TV show of Duterte to address the concerns of the Dabawenyos and reach out to his constituents. It used to be aired on TV every Sunday.
However, the TV show had to stop sometime in 2015 when the President had no longer extra time to do the taping as he was preparing for the 2016 presidential elections.
According to the Radio Television Malacañang (RTVM), President Duterte created a spin-off of the TV show and it was called “Mula sa Masa, Para sa Masa.”
The show was aired on government-owned People’s Television Network in 2017. President Duterte hosted it along with Rocky Ignacio.
Born on March 28, 1945, Rodrigo Duterte is the current and 16th President of the Philippines. He is the only septuagenarian and the oldest to ever assume the post.
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