Advertisement

GMA dramas make waves in Southeast Asia

A number of GMA-produced series are currently being aired in Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, and Vietnam through successful partnerships between the network’s content distribution subsidiary, GMA Worldwide, Inc. (GWI), and prominent broadcasters and content aggregators across the region.

In Malaysia, the acclaimed GMA drama Legally Blind is gaining popularity through free TV channel TV3 Malaysia.  Starring Janine Gutierrez, the series is about a blind lawyer seeking justice after she became a victim of rape. The series premiered July 1 and took over the timeslot of another popular GMA drama, A Woman Scorned (Ika-6 Na Utos).

GMA dramas make waves in Southeast Asia
'Legally Blind' is gaining popularity through free TV channel TV3 Malaysia
Legally Blind is also being aired in Vietnam through Vietnam Television’s cable division Saigon Tourist Cable Television Company Limited (SCTV) on SCTV17, as part of their line-up of dramas for August.

Another GMA series in Vietnam is the revenge drama Beautiful Strangers currently aired by Vietnam Cable TV’s Giải Trí TV. The top-rating series stars two of the Philippines’ most bankable dramatic actresses, Heart Evangelista and Lovi Poe as two women at odds with each other who later realize that their true enemy is yet to be revealed.

GMA dramas make waves in Southeast Asia
'Beautiful Strangers' stars  Heart Evangelista, Benjamin Alves, Rocco Nacino and Lovi Poe 
In Brunei, GWI brings romantic comedy series Poor Señorita, broadcast by the country’s oldest free-to-air terrestrial television channel, Radio Televisyen Brunei’s (RTB) Aneka. The series tells the story of a rich heiress who decides to give up her wealth after being mistakenly diagnosed with cancer.

GMA dramas make waves in Southeast Asia
In Brunei, 'Poor Señorita' is broadcast by the country’s oldest free-to-air terrestrial television channel.
Finally, in Thailand, GMA’s adaptation of the hit Korean drama My Love From The Star recently premiered through the cooperation between JKN Global Media and digital terrestrial television channel GMM 25. The Philippine version of the series stars Jennylyn Mercado as a movie star who falls in love with her neighbor, played by Gil Cuerva, who turns out to be an alien from another planet.

GMA dramas make waves in Southeast Asia
'My Love From The Star' recently premiered in Thailand through the cooperation between JKN Global Media 
GMA’s top-rating dramas continue to be loved by viewers across Southeast Asia, and GWI remains to be the premier source of quality Filipino dramas known for stories that push the boundaries of the imagination while combining all the elements needed for capturing viewers. 

Topics: GMA Worldwide Inc. , Legally Blind , Beautiful Strangers , Poor Señorita , My Love From The Star
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by Manila Standard. Comments are views by manilastandard.net readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandard.net. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with Manila Standard editorial standards, Manila Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.
AdvertisementGMA-Congress Trivia 1
Advertisement