After months of negotiations of talks has bugged down between Willie Revillame and ABS-CBN over the top rated noontime show Wowowee. Did Willlie really stood ground not to come back to his show since Jobert Sucaldito is still working with the network? There were rumors that Willie was willing to go back to Wowowee, but he demanded a lot of things to be changed in his come back and that the management was not happy to hear about his demands.
ABS-CBN is now replacing Wowowee with Pilipinas Win na Win to premiere this Saturday, July 31, 2010!
OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF ABS-CBN ON NEW NOONTIME SHOW
On Saturday (July 31), ABS-CBN is launching a new noontime show called Pilipinas For The Win (FTW). The new show will be hosted by Robin Padilla, Mariel Rodriguez, Valerie Concepcion, Pokwang, and Kris Aquino. It is a game and variety show that will surely bring joy, energy and hope to Filipinos all over the world.
Pilipinas For The Win will replace Wowowee. Willie Revillame, through his manager, was already informed about this new development. He was also notified about the new program being planned for him and this will be announced in due time.
Pilipinas For The Win will be managed by director Johnny Manahan, creative director Bobot Mortiz, business unit head Jay Montelibano, and executive producers Phoebe Anievas and Rancy Recato. It will be aired afterShowtime.
– Bong R. Osorio
Head, ABS-CBN Corporate Communications