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GMA production talent tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 21, 2020 - 2:59 PM

The patient is 'currently in the hospital receiving treatment,' says GMA Network

GMA News TV goes off air amid coronavirus outbreak in PH

Mar 19, 2020 - 7:21 AM

(UPDATED) 'Sa gitna ng enhanced community quarantine at ng state of calamity sa ating bansa...hindi po muna sasahimpapawid ang GMA News TV o ang GNTV,' says GMA News anchor Jessica Soho

GMA 7 announces temporary suspension of entertainment program production

Mar 14, 2020 - 5:54 PM

GMA 7 says it will suspend the production of its entertainment programs following the government's declaration of community quarantine in Metro Manila

GMA 7 postpones Metro Manila events, studio audience admission for TV shows

Mar 11, 2020 - 1:13 AM

Shows such as 'All-Out Sunday,' 'Wowowin,' and 'Centerstage' will not have any live audience to prevent the spread of the virus

CA reinstates, awards back wages to GMA workers fired for protesting

Feb 25, 2020 - 12:20 PM

(UPDATED) The Court of Appeals also awards backwages to 35 talents whose contracts were not renewed, saying it is a case of constructive dismissal

WALK. The protesters walked around the GMA-7 main headquarters twice before a two-hour program in the network's front gate. Photo by Faye Sales

GMA may get 55% market share if ABS-CBN shuts down

Feb 24, 2020 - 3:35 PM

The Philippine Competition Commission points out that less competition would be bad for consumers and the economy

What's taking Congress so long to tackle ABS-CBN's franchise?

Feb 23, 2020 - 7:35 PM

Data collated from the previous 17th Congress and the current 18th Congress show both the House and Senate are quick to renew franchises of major broadcast networks – except ABS-CBN's

GMA to Supreme Court: Talents not regular but independent contractors

Jan 29, 2020 - 1:40 PM

Taking its case to the High Court, broadcast giant GMA Network also argues that the broadcast industry is peculiar and not covered by basic labor rules

HIGH COURT. GMA Network takes its battle against 101 workers it calls 'talents' to the Supreme Court. Rappler file photo

WATCH: GMA teases 'Voltes V' live action adaptation

Jan 01, 2020 - 11:52 AM

Let's Volt In!

DOLE orders GMA, other parties to pay P890,000 over Eddie Garcia on-set accident

Dec 23, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Garcia died in June after suffering an injury while filming the GMA teleserye 'Rosang Agimat'

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor receives an award at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in 2018. File photo by Rob Reyes

WATCH: GMA releases full trailer of 'Descendants of the Sun' PH adaptation

Dec 22, 2019 - 9:37 PM

The show is set to air in the 1st quarter of 2020

Bong Revilla returns to TV in ‘Agimat ng Agila’

Dec 19, 2019 - 11:19 AM

The actor-senator is set for a 2020 TV return on GMA-7's new show

Former Senator Bong Revilla attend Sandiganbayan hearing on his plunder case on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LOOK: GMA 7 teases PH adaptation of 'Descendants of the Sun'

Dec 17, 2019 - 6:32 PM

The show stars Dingdong Dantes, Jennylyn Mercaod, Rocco Nacino, and Jasmine Curtis-Smith

#SalamatCesar: This time, we tell stories about you

Dec 14, 2019 - 2:47 PM

Cesar Apolinario has a decorated journalism career. In his death, he is remembered not only for his reportage, but for the kindness he showed everyone he met in and out of the newsroom

STORYTELLER. Veteran journalist Cesar Apolnario is a multi-awarded reporter and filmmaker. Photo from his Facebook Page

Journalist Cesar Apolinario dies

Dec 13, 2019 - 7:08 PM

According to a GMA-7 report, Apolinario was diagnosed with lymphoma earlier in 2019

JOURNALIST, DIRECTOR. GMA-7 reporter Cesar Apolinario has passed away, according to the network. Photo from Apolinario's Facebook page

CA upholds ruling vs GMA: Talents are regular employees

Nov 28, 2019 - 11:21 AM

The Court of Appeals junks the appeal of GMA and its CEO Felipe L. Gozon to reverse the ruling that declared 101 media workers as regular employees

VICTORY FOR NOW. The Talents Association of GMA-7 (TAG) welcomes the Court of Appeals' latest decision affirming they are regular employees. File photo by Faye Sales

Bong Revilla might get a TV comeback – and people aren't having it

Nov 13, 2019 - 11:42 PM

Should Bong Revilla make a TV comeback in the first place?

GMA-7 COMEBACK? Senator Bong Revilla's reported return to GMA-7 for an upcoming show does not sit well with fans and some celebrities online. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: GMA 7's Christmas station ID 'Love Shines'

Nov 11, 2019 - 11:46 AM

GMA 7's artists and big names from the News and Public Affairs team come together to make people's wishes come true

Jennylyn Mercado is Dingdong Dantes' leading lady in 'Descendants of the Sun'

Oct 03, 2019 - 8:36 PM

Jennylyn is set to play Dr Maxine de la Cruz in the Pinoy adaptation of the hit K-drama

GMA's Gozon, Inquirer's Prieto slapped with P23-M tax case

Oct 03, 2019 - 1:31 PM

(UPDATED) The tax department sues the now-defunct INQ7 for tax deficiencies

GMA-7 contests DOLE findings on Eddie Garcia case

Sep 17, 2019 - 1:03 PM

DOLE earlier said that the network committed 3 violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Law in the on-set accident involving the veteran actor

EDDIE GARCIA. The veteran actor, seen here accepting an award in 2018, died in June after sustaining a cervical spine injury in an on-set accident. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

DOLE says GMA-7 committed work safety violations in Eddie Garcia accident

Sep 07, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The veteran actor died in June, nearly two weeks after sustaining a cervical spine injury on the set of a GMA-7 teleserye

EDDIE GARCIA. The veteran actor receives the Special Jury Prize at the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival. The actor died in June 2019, following an injury sustained on set. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Stocks to Watch: ABS-CBN, GMA earnings

Aug 19, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Are you a Kapamilya or a Kapuso? We look into their financials to check which company has earned and grown more over the years.


Eddie Garcia remains in 'very, very critical' condition as family signs DNR order

Jun 15, 2019 - 10:33 AM

The actor sustains a cervical spine injury while filming for a new teleserye

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here accepting an award at the 2018 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, is still confined at the Makati Medical Center. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Eddie Garcia still on life support – family spokesman

Jun 13, 2019 - 1:55 PM

The actor remains in critical condition days after falling during the taping of the upcoming GMA teleserye 'Rosang Agimat'

EDDIE GARCIA. The actor, shown here attending a press conference for Cinemalaya 2018, is still in critical condition. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

GMA to probe absence of medical team at 'Rosang Agimat' taping

Jun 11, 2019 - 4:02 PM

Eddie Garcia fell on set – without a medical team nearby

Photo by Rob Reyes

GMA Network to review video of Eddie Garcia on 'Rosang Agimat' set

Jun 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The network says they will also wait for further announcement from the family or the actor's doctor on his condition

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Fanny Serrano to TV producers: Match your characters looks on screen

May 28, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'Kailangan ba na naka-full makeup kahit nasa loob ng bahay at matutulog na o kaya magluluto o maglalaba?'

FALSE: GMA Network 'dismisses' Jessica Soho

May 24, 2019 - 4:27 PM

GMA Network disputes the claim and says that veteran broadcast journalist Jessica Soho remains with them

ABS-CBN, GMA also win big in 2019 Philippine elections

May 15, 2019 - 5:50 PM

TV networks rake in cash in the run-up to the 2019 elections, with both ABS-CBN and GMA reporting strong earnings in the 1st quarter of 2019

Derek Ramsay signs with GMA 7

Apr 03, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Derek is now a Kapuso actor

Photo Pre del Valle

ABS-CBN, GMA: Drug-free policy in place

Apr 02, 2019 - 8:39 AM

The statement comes amid allegations that celebrities are part of the so-called narco-list

GMA 7 actor Migo Adecer arrested, faces reckless imprudence charges

Mar 27, 2019 - 9:51 AM

The actor is arrested in Makati after he tried to evade arrest

Diokno hopes next DBM chief 'not a politician'

Mar 06, 2019 - 11:09 AM

On rumors that House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be next budget chief, outgoing secretary Benjamin Diokno says: 'That's speculative. I don't want to comment on that'

OUTGOING. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno talks to reporters in his last day as Department of Budget and Management chief. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

GMA Network workers hope to inspire others to 'fight for their rights'

Feb 27, 2019 - 9:58 AM

With its latest victory at the Court of Appeals, the Talents Association of GMA Network calls on fellow industry workers 'to not be scared, and to not give up'

ANOTHER VICTORY. The Talents Association of GMA (TAG) welcomes another victory on their regularization case against broadcast giant GMA Network. File photo by Faye Sales

GMA Network workers win regularization case at Court of Appeals

Feb 26, 2019 - 1:50 PM

'After review of the records, we reach the conclusion that the private respondents are regular employees of petitioner GMA,' says the CA’s Special 14th Division

CANDLE-LIGHTING. Candles are lit and prayers offered to raise awareness on widespread contractualization in the country. Photo by Faye Sales


1 dead, 1 hurt in 'Wowowin' studio taping accident

Jan 24, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Two female audience members fell from the bleachers while singing and dancing during the show's opening segment, according to a joint statement of GMA Network and WBR Entertainment

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China drives away Filipino TV crew from Panatag Shoal

Nov 22, 2018 - 6:45 PM

'Without the permission of China, you cannot carry out the interview here,' a member of the Chinese Coast Guard tells the crew of broadcast giant GMA-7

Kapuso no more: Regine Velasquez leaves GMA-7

Oct 13, 2018 - 2:47 PM

The singer says goodbye on the anniversary episode of cooking talk show 'Sarap Diva'

SONGBIRD. Regine Velasquez is leaving her home network for 20 years. Screenshot from Regine Velasquez's official Facebook page

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Aug 21, 2018 - 8:16 PM

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Rappler Talk: Rolando Andaya on being House majority leader under Speaker Gloria Arroyo

Aug 08, 2018 - 5:18 PM

Rappler sits down with Andaya to discuss the changes in the House of Representatives

Mavy, Cassy Legaspi sign up with GMA 7 Artist Center

Jul 27, 2018 - 11:22 AM

Zoren Legaspi and Carmina Villaroel's twins are now officially Kapuso artists

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Jul 24, 2018 - 10:24 PM

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Jul 24, 2018 - 2:26 PM

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Jul 23, 2018 - 10:16 PM

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GMA to introduce 'cheaper, smaller' digital TV device in June

May 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time

OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm expects to have a higher net income in 2018 than in 2017. Rappler file photo

Jasmine Curtis-Smith signs with GMA Network

Apr 17, 2018 - 8:04 PM

The actress is set to grace our TV screens once again

GMA Network subdomain defaced

Mar 02, 2018 - 4:39 PM

(UPDATED) The hackers take the network to task for 'irresponsableng pamamahayag' (irresponsible reporting) and the site plays audio when a visitor enters

BLOOD SECURITY HACKERS. A subsite of GMA Network is defaced by hackers.