Former Kapamilya stars in Congress defend ABS-CBN during franchise hearing

Former Kapamilya stars in Congress defend ABS-CBN during franchise hearing

- Former Kapamilya personalities who are now in the Congress defended the network during today’s congressional hearing on its franchise renewal

- They are Deputy Speakers Loren Legarda and Vilma Santos-Recto, Laguna 3rd District Representative Sol Aragones, and Parañaque City 2nd District Representative Joy Myra Tambunting

- Legarda, Santos-Recto, Aragones, and Tambunting sponsored bills that aim to renew the Kapamilya network’s franchise

- Aragones pointed out during the hearing that when she used to cover disasters or stories about citizens living in poverty, ABS-CBN always sent with her representatives from Bantay Bata or Bantay Kalikasan to provide assistance to the communities they were visiting

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Former ABS-CBN personalities who are now in the Congress defended the network during today’s congressional hearing on its franchise renewal.

These personalities are Deputy Speakers Loren Legarda and Vilma Santos-Recto, Laguna 3rd District Representative Sol Aragones, and Parañaque City 2nd District Representative Joy Myra Tambunting.

Legarda, Santos-Recto, Aragones, and Tambunting sponsored bills that aim to renew the Kapamilya network’s franchise.

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Aragones pointed out during the hearing that when she used to cover disasters or stories about citizens living in poverty, ABS-CBN always sent with her representatives from Bantay Bata or Bantay Kalikasan to provide assistance to the communities they were visiting.

“ABS-CBN was not only interested in reporting the news, but it went above and beyond the obligations of a broadcast network – by helping those in need no matter how few they may be, no matter how far they may be,” Aragones explained.

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In a previous report by KAMI, Santos commented on the controversial shutdown of the Kapamilya network.

Vilma Santos is one of the most iconic and acclaimed actresses in the Philippines. Aside from her illustrious acting career, Vilma also made her mark in the world of politics. She is currently the representative of Lipa, Batangas.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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