GMA Pinoy TV – the flagship international channel of the Philippines’ number one broadcasting company, GMA Network – can now be seen in the communities of Whitehorse, Yukon, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT), Fort Nelson, and British Columbia (BC) via Northern Canada’s communications and entertainment leader, Northwestel.
Offering the best in Pinoy entertainment and news programs, GMA Pinoy TV’s program line-up includes some of the most-loved and top-rating shows in the Philippines – Eat Bulaga, Philippines’ longest-running and leading noontime variety show; 24 Oras, GMA Network’s flagship newscast; Party Pilipinas, the grandest and hippest Sunday party on Philippine TV; and Bubble Gang, the longest-running comedy gag show in the country.
Aside from these programs, GMA Pinoy TV also carries a good selection of traditional dramas with genuine Pinoy flavour. This includes Hiram Na Puso, The Good Daughter, Broken Vow, and Alice Bungisngis and Her Wonder Walis which continue to dominate Philippine television’s afternoon programming. Meanwhile, star-studded programs My Beloved, Legacy, and the newest offering Luna Blanca rule the primetime block of the Kapuso Network.
GMA News and Public Affairs – the most trusted and most awarded broadcast news organization in the Philippines – also takes part in completing GMA Pinoy TV’s line-up with its world-class news and public affairs programs. Among its most notable public affairs programs include Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, Imbestigador, Reporter’s Notebook, and I-Witness.
“As the Filipino community continues to grow in Canada’s north, Northwestel is pleased to offer more programming that brings them closer to home,” shares Curtis Shaw, Northwestel Vice President of Marketing. “Northwestel customers can access television produced in the Philippines from the comfort of their own homes north of sixty.”
Joseph T. Francia, Vice President and Head of Operations for GMA International says that GMA Network is very much excited with the widened reach of GMA Pinoy TV in Northern Canada. “We are looking forward to sharing with more of our kababayans in the area the highest rating programs we have from the Philippines, as well as our newest offerings. They will definitely enjoy everything in store for them on GMA Pinoy TV as we are determined to bring them only the best.”
To subscribe to GMA Pinoy TV (Channel 654) via Northwestel, call 1-888-423-2333 or visit www.nwtel.ca. Program information and updates are also available at www.gmanetwork.com/international.
For the latest updates on the programs and personalities of GMA Pinoy TV, follow the channel on Twitter (@gmapinoytv) or like it on Facebook (www.facebook.com/gmapinoytv).