- Several well-known personalities from ABS-CBN were recently seen in “24 Oras” of GMA-7
- The said show decided to air the statements of Vice Ganda and two network executives regarding the franchise denial
- It was Mel Tiangco, a former employee of the Kapamilya network, who reported about it
- The said incident just proved that network rivalry is set aside in these trying times
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Vice Ganda and the respected bosses of ABS-CBN appeared on “24 Oras” of GMA-7 in what was described as a rare moment on national television.
KAMI learned that the said show in the Kapuso network decided to air the statements of those in the rival network with regards to the franchise renewal issue.
In the hope of upholding balance and fairness, the videotaped messages of Carlo Katigbak and Mark Lopez were shown as part of a report.
It was Mel Tiangco, a former news anchor in ABS-CBN, who reported about how deeply hurt the two executives were due to the decision of the Congress.
In a separate report by Mariz Umali, an emotional Vice delivered a statement about the decision to reject his network another 25-year franchise.
“Hindi ko po alam ang sasabihin ko sa inyo, hindi ko po talaga alam. Para akong nanginginig na hindi ko alam,” he told GMA-7 News and other reporters.
"Basta… ang alam ko lang, malungkot na malungkot ako ngayon. Mahalaga ito sa akin dahil buhay natin ito,” he added.
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Here are the videos of the said reports:
ABS-CBN is one of the leading broadcasting firms in the Philippines. It is currently facing a heavy issue with regards to its franchise to operate.
Recently, a former broadcaster in the said network bravely took a swipe at Carlo Katigbak’s statement that he is concerned about all of his employees.
Several Kapuso celebrities also aired their honest and unsolicited reactions after learning about the closure order against the Kapamilya network.
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