GMA Regional TV’s awesome August

From mall shows to celebrating festivals, unveiling a local newscast and website, and launching a campaign—August was both busy and productive for GMA Regional TV.

Kapuso stars Gabby Concepcion, Thea Tolentino, and Jason Abaloskicked off the series of treats on the first day of August at the Kapuso Fiesta of the Municipality of Compostela Valley. 

Jason Abalos, Thea Tolentino, and Gabby Concepcion celebrated the Kapuso Fiesta in the Municipality of Compostela Valley

Jason Abalos, Thea Tolentino, and Gabby Concepcion celebrated the Kapuso Fiesta in the Municipality of Compostela Valley

In Cagayan de Oro, Ashley Ortegahad a “Kapuso Meet and Greet” on Aug. 3 with a performance at the newly opened ice-skating rink in SM CDO Downtown Premiere.

Kapuso oppaAlexander Leeand Marucci, meanwhile, made waves in Davao at a Kapuso Mall Show in Abreeza Mall the following day.

On Aug. 16, real and reel couple Mikael Daezand Megan Young(stars of The Stepdaughters) was at SM Center Lemery, Batangas for the Lemery Town Fiesta co-stars Sef Cadayona, Joyce Ching, Donita Nose, Emmanuelle Vera, and Karenina Haniel.

The Stepdaughters' Sef Cadayona, Joyce Ching, Karenina Haniel, Donita Nose, Mikael Daez, Megan Young, and Emmanuelle Vera, during the Kapuso Fiesta in Lemery, Batangas

The Stepdaughters' Sef Cadayona, Joyce Ching, Karenina Haniel, Donita Nose, Mikael Daez, Megan Young, and Emmanuelle Vera, during the Kapuso Fiesta in Lemery, Batangas

Bea Binene, David Licauco, and Benjamin Alves(of Kapag Nahati ang Puso) were also in the same Kapuso Mall Show. 

Up north, the cast of Ika-5 Utos — Klea Pineda, Migo Adecer, and Jeric Gonzales — were in a Kapuso Mall Show at Robinsons Place Pangasinan on Aug.17. Asia’s Pop Balladeer and The Clash judge Christian Bautista, meanwhile, serenaded the Kapusong Pangasinense together with Clashers Garret Bolden, Anthony Rosaldo, and Psalms David.

In Mindanao, Ika-5 Utos’ Jake Vargasand Inah de Belenentertained mallers at Robinsons Place Iligan with Clashers Josh Madaliday, Melbelline Caluag, and Josh Adornado.

Davao’s Kadayawan Festival was star-studded on Aug. 18 with Onanay’s Jo Berry, Mikee Quintos, Kate Valdez, Rochelle Pangilinan, Vaness Del Moral, and Enrico Cuencain a Kapuso Mall Show at Gaisano Grand Mall Toril. The following day, Kapuso Prime Actor and Victor Magtanggol star Alden Richardsrode the Kapuso float in the Pamulak sa Kadayawan along with Pancho Magno, Kristoffer Martin, and Dion Ignacio. Co-star Andrea Torres later joined them at the Kapuso Mall Show in SM City Davao.  Mallers also witnessed a mini-concert from Asian Nightingale and The Clash judge Lani Misaluchawith Clashers Charline Fiel, Lyra Micolob, and Chemp Raña.

Victor Magtanggol in Bacolod. Alden Richards together with Pancho Magno, Janine Gutierrez, Andrea Torres, and Dion Ignacio.

Victor Magtanggol in Bacolod. Alden Richards together with Pancho Magno, Janine Gutierrez, Andrea Torres, and Dion Ignacio.

The stars of the recently concluded primetime series Kambal, KaribalBianca Umali, Kyline Alcantara,and Miguel Tanfelix—were in Iloilo that day to meet fans in Vista Mall Iloilo. With them in a Kapuso Mall Show were Clashers Kyryll Ugdiman, Mika Gorospe, and Jasmine FitzgeraldTom Rodriguez, on the other hand, was in Robinsons Place Iloilo in a Kapuso Mall Show with Thea Tolentino.

In Cebu, Alexander Lee and Marucci did not disappoint the crowd who waited for them at Ayala Center. Showing their singing prowess as well were Clashers Esterlina Olmedo, Golden Cañedo, and Danielle Ozaraga

On Aug. 20, Contessa lead stars Glaiza de Castroand Lauren Youngwith Ruru Madridwere featured in a Kapuso Mall Show in SM City Lucena, Quezon.

After Davao, Alden Richards went to Robinsons Place Pangasinan for another Kapuso Mall Show on Aug. 21. With him were Pancho Magno, Lindsay Johnston, and Dion Ignacio.

In Iloilo City, Gabby Concepcion entertained senior citizens during the city’s Senior Citizen Day on Aug. 22 at Plaza Libertad.

Another Victor Magtanggolstar, Kristoffer Martin, joined Ika-5 Utos’Jeric Gonzales and Inah de Belen, and Kapag Nahati ang Puso’sDavid Licaucoin Tacloban in a Kapuso Mall Show in Robinsons North Tacloban on Aug. 23.

Jason Abalos and Donita Nose were also in Iloilo in a Kapuso Meet and Greet at Plaza Libertad on Aug. 24 and 25, respectively, as part of the Iloilo Charter Day celebration.

Onanay’s Wendell Ramosand Rochelle Pangilinan, together with Alexander Lee and Marucci, were in Pangasinan in a Kapuso Mall Show in CSI The City Mall Dagupan on Aug. 25.

Tom Rodriguez also graced the Miss Cagayan De Oro Coronation Night on Aug. 25. 

Meanwhile, celebrating this year’s Higalaay Festival were Jason Abalos, Mika de la Cruz,and David Licauco who all went to Cagayan de Oro on Aug. 30 for a Kapuso Mall Show in Centrio Mall.

In Bacolod the following day, Alden Richards and other Victor Magtanggolstars Andrea Torres, Janine Gutierrez, Pancho Magno, and Dion Ignacio were in Robinsons Place to personally thank fans.

On top of the successful mall shows all over the country, GMA Regional TV made history again by pioneering the Hiligaynon news program One Western Visayason Aug. 27. The Kapuso newscast is anchored by Atty. Sedfrey Cabalunawith Bacolod co-anchor and correspondent Adrian Prietos, and Iloilo co-anchor Kaitlene Rivilla.

GMA RTV also launched #SpreadKindness—an advocacy and public service campaign in the regions which aims to recognize and celebrate random acts of kindness made by ordinary people. Alden Richards awarded the unsung heroes when he went to Davao, Pangasinan, and Bacolod.

To cater to netizens who want the latest news and updates on all the regional events, GMA RTV also unveiled its official website, www.gmaregionaltv.com.

 “August has been an exciting month for GMA Regional TV,” says GMA’s Vice President and Head of Regional TV Oliver Amoroso. “And we are not stopping as we continue to do our best in producing quality programs and mounting events for our viewers—our true boss,” he adds.