Toni, Kim, Billy, Gerald, Sam, and more remain with ABS-CBN
There must be something at ABS-CBN that television talents have chosen to remain with the network instead of exploring other avenues in search of a home to further their goals in their profession.
Eleven Kapamilya talents renewed their respective contracts with the network recently.
TV host, and who the network calls the Ultimate Multimedia Star, Toni Gonzaga was among them. She is hosting Pinoy Big Brother Otso and remains a Kapamilya in the next two years. “I feel so at home. I'm very grateful for the opportunity to still be working with ABS-CBN and, of course, to be with my sister, parang bonus lahat.”
Her sister Alex Gonzagaalso renewed a two-year contract with ABS-CBN and is also hosting PBB.
Chinita Princess Kim Chiu who hosts PBB Otsoas well is looking forward to starring in a teleseryeand a movie next year. Kim feels ecstatic after signing her two-year contract with the Kapamilya network. “It feels really good to renew your contract and sabihan ka ng mga bago mong projects. Nakaka-inspire magtrabaho at patuloy na magbigay saya sa mga tao.”
Singer, dancer, songwriter, actor and TV host Billy Crawfordwill continuously hosting (along with other Kapamilya stars) the Sunday noontime variety show ASAP Natin Ito. Fans can also look forward to seeing him in upcoming Kapamilya programs, like World of Dance, Philippine Idol, and Pilipinas Got Talent. Billy shared that being a Kapamilya is an honor for him. “It's always a blessing when your family still wants you. It's an amazing feeling to be part of ABS-CBN.”
Kapamilya actor Gerald Anderson also expressed his excitement for his new teleserye entitled Take Life. Gerald plays a soldier in the said soap opera, at the same time feels blessed to still be a Kapamilya after 12 years since his PBB days in 2006, “I'm just very excited, blessed, and grateful na bininibigyan pa rin akong opportunity to stay dito saABS-CBN.”
Halikstar Sam Milbyalso strengthened his ties with ABS-CBN. “I'm enjoying the role of being a bad guy,” he quipped.
Meanwhile, Kapamilya heartthrob Arjo Ataydeis busy taping for the drama serye, The General’s Daughter” withAngel Locsinand Maricel Soriano.
Erich Gonzales,whose teleseryeBlood Sistersended a few months ago, is also looking forward to the exciting projects lined up by ABS-CBN for her.
Cristine Reyes,who currently stars in Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Los Bastardos, also inked her two-year contract with ABS-CBN.
Completing the roster of Kapamilya stars who recently signed their contracts with ABS-CBN were talent manager and Kapamilya comedian Ogie Diaz and Banana Sundaemainstay and comedian Jobert Austria.
Present in the signing were ABS-CBN Chairman Mark Lopez, ABS-CBN President and CEO Carlo Katigbak, COO for broadcast Cory Vidanes, and Head of finance for broadcast and news and current affairs Cat Lopez.