According to ABS-CBN News, the new contract enables the two media companies “to continue providing top-rated programs during the weekday and weekend primetime slots.”
ABS-CBN chairman Mark Lopez expressed his happiness and excitement over the deal in an interview with the media outlet. “It’s a partnership which we’ve been very happy with. I think there are a lot of opportunities that we can do together,” he said, adding that there are various programs that Filipino viewers can look forward to. “We’ll make sure that we make the right content for everyone.”
TV5 president and CEO Guido Zaballero, for his part, said they are looking to make their tie-up with ABS-CBN even stronger in the coming years. “It is our firm belief that by solidifying it with the five-year partnership, we can also grow together.”
“We are also working with ABS-CBN for co-prods for the afternoon and continue to develop good content together,” he said.
ABS-CBN shows like FPJ’s Batang Quiapo, The Iron Heart, and Dirty Linen as well as Everybody Sing and ASAP Natin ‘To will continue to be shown on TV5.
Among their upcoming teleseryes under their partnership are Pira-Pirasong Paraiso and Nagbabagang Damdamin. They are both set to premiere in July this year.