MANILA, Philippines - Prepare for an all-out fun this afternoon as the brightest and hottest Kapuso stars unite for the launch of the newest and most exciting musical-variety program dubbed as Sunday All Stars (SAS).
The show will infuse a new level of fun noontime TV experience to Filipino viewers.
â€œWe always associate Sundays with fun and thatâ€™s what SAS promises to give the viewers â€” all-out fun and excitement,â€ said GMA Networkâ€™s officer-in-charge for Entertainment TV Lilybeth Rasonable.
â€œSunday noon can truly be fun! Thereâ€™s the enjoyment of watching world-class performances conceptualized by the artists themselves, plus the excitement of seeing your favorite stars engage in games and be real, competitive and creative,â€ added GMAâ€™s VP for Entertainment TV Marivin Arayata.
With the format of the new program, the cast members of Sunday All Stars will have the unique opportunity to further bond with one another. There will be four celebrity teams, with each team headed by a Kapuso artist, who will participate in a showdown via production numbers every week. During its first month on air, Christian Bautista, Jolina Magdangal, Mark Bautista and Jennylyn Mercado will lead the teams.
Christianâ€™s team is composed of Glaiza de Castro, Bea Binene, Jay R, Aicelle Santos, Kristoffer Martin, Winwyn Marquez, Julian Trono and Solenn Heussaff, together with the MNVRS.
Aljur Abrenica, Kris Bernal, Alden Richards, Louise delos Reyes, Enzo Pineda, Jonalyn Viray, Kris Lawrence, Diva Montelaba, Sam Pinto and the Addlib dance crew join Jolinaâ€™s team.
Markâ€™s team, on the other hand, is composed of Rachelle Ann Go, Barbie Forteza, Derrick Monasterio, Mark Herras, Rochelle Pangilinan, Frencheska Farr, Rita de Guzman, Denise Barbacena and Kylie Padilla, together with the Mxmvmnt.
Lastly, the team led by Jennylyn is composed of Andrea Torres, Max Collins, Rocco Nacino, Maricris Garcia, Ruru Madrid, Sef Cadayona, Yassi Pressman and Julie Anne San Jose, together with the Sexbomb dancers.
Heart Evangelista, Carla Abellana and Lovi Poe will present the intense scenes behind the showdown.
Janine Gutierrez will also provide the fans with an all-access pass for the most intimate and revealing happenings backstage. And the showâ€™s â€œbig fourâ€ Ogie Alcasid, Janno Gibbs, Jaya and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid will judge who among the four groups gave the best performance for the week. Home viewers will also get the chance to vote for the best performers via SMS and online voting.
Sunday All Stars, directed by Rommel Gacho, airs Sundays at 12 noon.