After TV5’s spectacular New Year Celebration, the party continues at the Kapatid Network with 10 new program offerings for this first quarter. So clap along and feel the happy vibes at TV5 especially on days when you feel down. Happiness is a state of mind so fill it with happy thoughts. Keep the level up so no one and nothing can bring you down. Happy, happy, happy, happy . . .
Hi-5! Wake up to the happy tunes and happy mood of the free-TV airing in the Philippines of the world-famous children’s program, Hi-5. This Australian hit show will surely start the day right by making learning more fun and musical for Filipino children on weekday mornings at 8:30 a.m, starting on January 20. And here’s more, TV5 prepares for Hi-5 Philippines which will kick off with a nationwide search for the first-ever Filipino Hi-5 hosts.
TV5’s new morning lifestyle show Happy Wife Happy Life brings together the life partners of some of the country’s most popular basketball stars – Danica Sotto-Pingris, wife of hardcourt idol Marc Pingris; LJ Moreno-Alapag, wife of PBA Mighty Mouse Jimmy Alapag; RR Enriquez, partner of ace player JJ Helterbrand; and Jack Maierhofer, wife of hardcourt favorite Rico Maierhofer. Airing from Monday to Friday at 10:30 a.m. beginning on January 19, Happy Wife Happy Life gives viewers a peek into the lives of these four hosts as they share the perks and challenges of being the partners in life of the country’s basketball superstars.
Set to become the “advice center ng bayan” is a new morning show that tackles issues ranging from trivial to complex legal and life problems. Solved na Solved, hosted by Gelli De Belen, Atty. Mel Sta. Maria, and Arnell Ignacio, will provide viewers with insightful and helpful advice that will educate them on their legal rights as well as explain their available options and the right process to making legal claims. Solved na Solved airs weekdays at 11:30 a.m. starting on January 19.
Making a big leap to television this year from its popular Radyo5 program is Healing Galing sa TV, now extending its valuable health advice to Kapatid viewers Mondays to Fridays at 10:00 a.m., beginning on January 19. Naturaphatic medicine expert Dra. Edrinell Calvario now teams up with Dr. Hayden Kho to share health tips and advice covering both alternative and Western medicine approaches.
Happiness continues with young love on Wattpad Presents . The success of its first season, where some of the most popular stories from the world’s largest community of readers and writers were brought to life and given their week-long TV adaptations, ushers in four new titles that are sure to excite Wattpad readers as well as the fans and followers of TV5’s young breed of stars. Airing weeknights at 9:00 p.m. starting January 19 are the new Wattpad Presents episodes of “Trip in Love or Fall in Love” of Eula Caballero and Bret Jackson; “I’m in Love with a DOTA player” of Shaira Mae and Mark Neumann; “Mistakenly Meant for You” of Isabelle De Leon and Carl Guevarra; and “House Full of Hunks” of Jasmine Curtis Smith, Vin Abrenica, Charlie Sutcliffe, John Spainhour and Albie Casiño.
TV5 continues its ‘happy’ streak into the weekend with two soon-to-be-well-loved new comedy series, two out-of-the-box talent shows, and a love advice program hosted by a modern-day love guru followed by thousands of radio listeners.
Premiering on January 24 is the much-awaited family sitcom 2 ½ Daddies, which promises to deliver a laugh-out-loud viewing experience every Saturday as Padilla siblings Robin, Rommel and BB Gandanghari star in their first-ever comedy show together. Joining in the show’s riotous fun is timeless beauty Alice Dixson, whose versatility as an actress will definitely complement the unique rapport of the Padilla siblings to make the program a weekly favorite. 2 ½ Daddies airs Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.
For a happy twist to a broken heart, call Papa Jack. Late Saturday nights cater to the lovelorn through the love advice show Call Me Papa Jack, with no less than the country’s most popular male DJ and love guru Papa Jack at the helm. This weekly love advice program will give an interactive and dynamic TV experience as Papa Jack extends his signature humor and candid commentary to love-struck and heartbroken guests and callers. Call Me Papa Jack airs every Saturday at 10:00 p.m. starting on January 24.
Happy Sunday nights get wackier as Kapatid ‘prime hunk’ Derek Ramsay and Kapatid ‘hunk wannabe’ Empoy join forces in the primetime sitcom Mac & Chiz, where Derek plays the role of the handsome, smart, and wealthy bachelor Macario “Mac” Vasquez, who is also the famous heir to the successful chain of family restaurants called Kubyertos. Mac’s seemingly perfect life takes on a sudden twist when he is asked to look for his long-lost twin brother as his father’s dying wish. What happens when Mac finds out that this long-lost twin brother of his turns out to be someone like Chiz (Empoy), who is the total opposite of what he expected? Mac & Chiz airs at 8:00 p.m. every Sunday, beginning on January 25.
Clap along and dance along to the happy beat with Move It: Clash of the Street Dancers, the first-ever streetdance competition on Philippine TV. Hosted by Jasmine Curtis Smith and Tom Taus, this exhilarating dance program presents solo and crew categories, with the solo category featuring 10 celebrity dancers while the crew/group category highlights 10 amateur dance crews who have been “making names in the industry.” Move It: Clash of the Street Dancers opens on January 25 and airs Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
Completing TV5’s Q1 offerings is the country’s newest singing competition Rising Stars, where video selfies become people’s ticket to stardom. Undeniably Asia’s ‘biggest karaoke community’, the popular online app crosses over to mainstream media and takes the country by storm in its search for the best-of-the-best singing talents in the Philippines. Hosted by Ogie Alcasid and Venus Raj, Rising Stars gives singing hopefuls all over the Philippines the chance to upload their video performances via the mobile app or join the series of regional contests held in different areas and key cities all across the country. Rising Stars premieres on TV5 on February 28 and airs every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. With a line up like that, nothing can surely bring you down for long. Make that conscious effort to be happy this 2015 and let TV5 help you out.