February 27 2018
GMA Network will charm the hearts of Thai viewers as top-rating Kapuso drama series are slated to launch in Thailand.
Thai company JKN Global Media acquired over 1,000 hours of GMA dramas through GMA Worldwide including Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real (The Other Mrs. Real), My Faithful Husband, and Beautiful Strangers which will air via Bright TV.
Kapuso leading men bannered by primetime king Dingdong Dantes, Mikael Daez, and Benjamin Alves graced JKN and Bright TV’s event dubbed, “Have a Bright Day” held in Centralworld, Bangkok last February 20. The actors serenaded their Thai fans, who welcomed them with loud cheers, as their way of thanking them for their support.
Dingdong thanked JKN CEO Anne Jakrajutatip in an Instagram post for the warm welcome and for bringing Thailand and the Philippines closer via GMA dramas. “It was such a pleasure to be part of GMA Network’s delegation and to personally witness how much our Thai neighbors appreciate the work that we’ve done.” He also extended his gratitude to the cast and crew behind the success of his drama, The Other Mrs. Real.
“It was indeed heartwarming to meet our supporters in Thailand. I’m very much thankful to the Thai viewers for supporting our programs,” said Mikael who starred in My Faithful Husband.
In an Instagram post, Benjamin also sent his gratitude to Ms. Jakrajutatip for inviting them to the grand event of Bright TV. “I am excited about the Thai fans who will be able to watch and enjoy Beautiful Strangers which is set to premiere in March,” Benjamin said.
Jakrajutatip, who visited Manila prior to the promotional tour, said that they are grateful for the strong partnership they have with GMA Worldwide. “We love GMA because of the great collaboration that we have with them, their programs are well-produced with good casting and compelling stories that are relatable to the Thai audience. Most importantly, they have a good content sales team and they also have excellent after sales service,” Jakrajutatip said.
Other acquired GMA dramas set to air in Thailand are My Husband’s Lover, Carmela, Rhodora X, My Destiny, Pahiram ng Alaala (Memories of Love), Because of You, Juan Happy Love Story, Meant To Be, I Heart Davao (My Sweet Heart), My Love From The Star, Destined To Be Yours, and Ika-6 na Utos (A Woman Scorned).
JKN Global Media’s recent visit at the GMA Network Center. (Left to right) GMA Assistant VP and Head for Talent Imaging and Marketing Simoun Ferrer, GMA Worldwide, Inc. (GWI) VP Roxanne J. Barcelona, GWI and GMA Films President Anna Teresa Gozon, GMA Senior VP for Entertainment Content Group Lilybeth Rasonable, JKN CEO Anne Jakrajutatip, JKN Senior Content Development Director Kritini Silpi, GMA Senior AVP for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara, and GWI Senior Sales Manager Manuel Paolo Laurena.
(Left to right) Kapuso leading men Benjamin Alves, Dingdong Dantes, and Mikael Daez with JKN’s CEO Anne Jakrajutatip.
Kapuso Primetime King Dingdong Dantes sure knows how to win the hearts of his female supporters.
Dingdong personally thanks their Thai fans for supporting Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real.
Beautiful Strangers leading man Benjamin serenades the audience as his way of thanking them.
Mikael Daez from My Faithful Husband renders a heartwarming song dedicated to their supporters.
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