The King of Talk, Boy Abunda, makes his highly-anticipated television comeback to his first home, GMA Network, as he signed his exclusive contract last December 15.
Present during the momentous event were top executives Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable, Vice President for Entertainment Group Janine P. Nacar, First Vice President for Entertainment Group Darling D. Bodegon, Consultant for Entertainment Group Bang Arespacochaga, Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angela Javier-Cruz, First Vice President, Head of GMA Regional TV and Synergy, and Acting Head of GMA Integrated News Oliver B. Amoroso, First Vice President and Head of Operations for GMA International Joseph T. Francia, NMI Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Raymund Sarmiento, SeniorProgram Manager for Entertainment Group Enri T. Calaycay and Consultant Nini Matilac.
Tito Boy revealed that he is happy and grateful to return as a Kapuso, “It comes from this whole notion that you go back to where you started. I have come full circle because I started my talk show career with GMA and I am back right now. It’s fulfilling, but it humbles you because you didn’t do it alone.”
The award-winning talk show host also teased the viewers about his upcoming project in GMA, “We started to brainstorm. We started to talk about content. Ano ba ang ginagawa ngayon, what’s happening in the environment now, kailangang aralin. I’d like to be able to have meaningful and fun conversations with [various Kapuso personalities].
GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon equally shared how fortunate GMA is to welcome Boy Abunda once again as a Kapuso, “Kami ay nagagalak na si Boy Abunda ay nagbabalik sa Kapuso Network. Si Boy ang King of Talk na marami ang gumagaya ngunit hindi siya napapantayan. I am confident that Boy’s future in GMA Network will be nothing but success.”
Meanwhile, GMA President and Chief Operating Officer Mr. Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. highlighted the lasting accomplishments of Tito Boy, “Nag-umpisa si Boy noon as a budding publicist and over the years, I’ve seen him grow and evolve to become what he’s now referred to as the icon. It’s a great pleasure for all of us that you’re coming back home. We are all proud to have you back.”
GMA Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mr. Felipe S. Yalong also expressed his excitement over Tito Boy’s return to television, “I’d like to formally welcome you to GMA Network and hope that you will enjoy your stay with us. I’m pretty sure again that you would set a trend as far as these types of shows that you would be in.”
Rasonable, on the other hand, reminisced about their long journey with the King of Talk, “It was all worth it. Isa lang ang masasabi ko, welcome home Kuya Boy and I’m so excited for all the things that we will be doing together. It will be really an exciting and entertaining year next year for us here in GMA and thank you for deciding to come back to your home network.”
Nowadays, more and more people seek information and entertainment from reputable influencers just like the one and only King of Talk, Boy Abunda.
His wit and knowledge are well-regarded by the audience and celebrities. He delivers showbiz news based on facts and maintains his exclusive access to stories that social media alone cannot provide.
Boy Abunda has indeed become a credible talent manager, star builder, brand and imaging expert, entertainment journalist, or simply called as the authority.
Now, Kapuso viewers surely cannot wait to see what’s in store for his new chapter in GMA Network. Congratulations, Tito Boy!