Reportedly, GMA-7 was already planned to put Comedian Bayani Agbayani on a Game Show hosted by him. The show which will occupy the space vacated by “Sis” to compete with ABS-CBN’s controversial talent show, “Showtime”.
Currently, the time slot of “Sis” was replaced with the showing of Pilipino blockbuster movies after it went off to air.
GMA-7 already planned to mixed up Bayani Agbayani with People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao and her mom, Dionisia Pacquiao.
Consequently, changes happens in casting with Bayani Agbayani retains at its host. Former host of “Sis” Carmina VIllaroel and Gelli de Belen will join bayani in the show.
But Bayani Agbayani seems to have no match with Showtime’s hosts Anne Curtis, Vhong Navarro and Kim Atienza. And there’s an information that GMA-7 stop plugging the show of Bayani as they feel it’s a suicide on their part to compete the popularity of “Showtime”
Almost two months since “Showtime” replaced Kapamilya shows “Ruffa & Ai”, hosted by Ruffa Gutierrez and Ai Ai Delas Alas and “Pilipinas, Game Ka Na Ba?” by Edu Manzano.
A grapevine divulged that GMA-7 sold its “Sis” time slot to TAPE Inc., the producer of “Eat Bulaga”, thus, TAPE Inc., has now the right to produce any show to compete with “Showtime”.
Recently, “Showtime” became controversial after an episode which guest judge Rosanna Roces spoke about school teachers being a repeater and some defaming words. MTRCB ordered a 20-day suspension on ‘Showtime’, but yesterday, the order was lifted and it began to air again.