Wowowin

Wowowin is a Philippine television variety show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Willie Revillame, it premiered on May 10, 2015 on the network's Sunday Grande sa Hapon line up.

Wowowin
Wowowin title card.jpg
Title card in 2018
GenreVariety show
Created byWillie Revillame
Written byCecille Matutina
Directed by
Creative director(s)Willie Revillame
Presented byWillie Revillame
Opening theme"Wowowin" and "Sige Sige Lang" by Willie Revillame
Ending theme"Wowowin" by Willie Revillame
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes1,260
Production
Executive producer(s)Angelito Dizon Ticsay
Producer(s)Willie Revillame
Production location(s)
  • Wowowin Studio, Quezon City, Philippines (2015–2016)
  • German Moreno Studio, GMA Network Studios Annex, Quezon City, Philippines (2016–2020, 2020–present)
  • Wil Tower Mall, Quezon City, Philippines (2020)
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time60–90 minutes
Production company(s)
  • WBR Entertainment Productions
  • GMA Entertainment Group (since 2016)
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format
Original releaseMay 10, 2015 (2015-05-10) –
present
External links
Website

The show marked as the comeback show of Revillame in the network after seventeen years.

OverviewEdit

Originally produced by Revillame's WBR Entertainment Productions Inc., it served as a blocktimer on GMA Network. Randy Santiago originally served as the show's director.[1] The show's theme song was composed by Lito Camo and arranged by Albert Tamayo.[2] In late 2015, the show became a co-production between GMA Entertainment Group and WBR Entertainment Productions Inc. On February 1, 2016, the show joined the network's Telebabad line up.[3]

In June 2017, co-host Super Tekla was fired from the show.[4] On September 30, 2019, Sugar Mercado and Donita Nose returned to the show.[5] The show's Saturday edition, Wowowin Primetime premiered on February 15, 2020 on the network's Sabado Star Power sa Gabi line up replacing Daddy's Gurl.[6] Gab Valenciano, who was hired in January 2020 served as the director.[7] In March 2020, the admission of a live audience in the studio and production were suspended due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[8] The show resumed its programming on April 13, 2020.[9]

CastEdit

Ariella Arida served as a co-host.
Valerie Concepcion served as a co-host.
Co-hosts
Huwow Dancers
  • Kayeann Picache (2016; 2017; since 2018)
  • Yhanna Whiwit (2016–2017; since 2018)
  • Jaye Anne Balangue (2017; since 2018)
  • Alex Manla (since 2017)
  • Chinkee "Chinkeenini" Brice (since 2018)
  • Lhia "Ligaya" De Guzman (since 2018)
  • Aika Hernandez (since 2018)
  • Jhovielyn "Jovy" Bernal (since 2018)
  • Ayrra Averilla (since 2019)
  • Sheryl "Love Yah" Moñeno (since 2019)
  • Precious Quirino (since 2019)
  • Jonalyn Flores (since 2019)
  • Jeraldine "Lawin" Faustino (since 2020)
  • Erica "The Mabalaquena" Macapagal (since 2020)
  • Kyle Lucasan (since 2020)
  • Jhoemalyn Alcampado (since 2020)

FormerEdit

Hosts
  • Yvette Corral (2015–2017)
  • Jennifer "DJ JL" Lee (2016–2017)
  • Janelle "Kim Chi" Tee (2015–2017)
  • Super Tekla (2016–2017)
  • Amal Rosaroso (2017)[10]
  • Ashley Ortega (2017)
  • Ariella Arida (2016–2017)
  • Camille Canlas (2017–2018)
  • Jannie Alipo-on (2017–2018)
  • Patricia Tumulak (2018)
  • Nelda Ibe (2018)
  • Kim Idol (2018)
  • Petite (2018–2019)
  • Le Chazz (2018–2019)
  • Halimatu Yushawu (2018–2019)
  • Valerie Concepcion (2019)
  • Boobsie Wonderland (2019–2020)
Dancers
  • Karen Ortua (2015)
  • April "Congratulations" Gustillo (2015)
  • Joyce Burgos (2015)
  • Samantha Flores (2015)
  • Yvette Corral (2015)
  • Monique "Pak" Natada (2015)
  • Chiastine Faye Perez (2015)
  • Bea Marie Holmes (2015; 2016)
  • Samantha Page (2015; 2016)
  • Lalaine Haddad (2015; 2016)
  • Karen Vicente (2015; 2016)
  • Ley Lopez (2015; 2016)
  • Honey Nicerio (2015; 2016)
  • Sharlyn Dizon (2016)
  • Zandra Faye Gonzalez (2016)
  • Patricia Reyes (2016)
  • Jho Ann Sotelo (2016)
  • Kristine Joy Paras (2016)
  • Kay Shivaun (2016)
  • Mabelle Rico (2016)
  • Princess "Upnek" Lerio (2016)
  • Clarisse Mae Chua (2016–2017)
  • Ynna Marie Bayot (2016–2017)
  • Tezza Santos (2016–2017)
  • Burn Sanchez (2016–2018)
  • Jules Cruz (2016; 2017; 2018)
  • Janine “Shin” Pasciolco (2016–2018)
  • Melanie Grace Umali (2016–2019)
  • Geneva "Baby Gene" Reyes (2016–2018)
  • Glory Mae Camu (2016–2019)
  • Ann Duque (2016; 2017)
  • Kathleen "Cookie" Bueno (since 2017)
  • Lyca Makino (2015; 2016–2017; 2018)
  • Grace Buenconsejo (2017)
  • Nikkie Millares (2017)
  • Jovie "Baby Girl" Bautista (2017–2018)
  • Mabelle Portez (2017)
  • Angel Gavilan (2017)
  • Jannah Dazo (2017)
  • Fey Dela Peña (2017–2018)
  • Princess Gregorio (2017–2019)
  • Yannah Hernandez (2018)
  • Yam Masangkay (2018)
  • Sandy "Liwayway" Tolentino (2018)
  • Joy Basa (2018)
  • Mae Bejar (2018)
  • Lana Palting (2019)

SegmentsEdit

  • Aliw Videos
  • Hep Hep Hooray
  • InstaJam
  • Patalbugan
  • Patintero
  • Pera o Kahon
  • Putukan Na!
  • Sa Pula, Sa Puti
  • Sakorera
  • Search Quarant
  • Shopee Shake/Shopee Catch
  • Tutok to Win
  • Wil's Playlist
  • The Will to Win
  • Willie of Fortune
  • Wil You Date Me!
Defunct
  • 1-2-3-Go!
  • Backarera
  • Bigyan ng Jacket Yan
  • Cash Salo
  • Christmas Chorale-lolling
  • Dear Wilfredo
  • Doobi Doobi Dap Dap Dance Challenge
  • Eat All You Can
  • Eat-Eatin' sa Pabitin
  • Gandang Filipina
  • Isang Tanong? Isang Sagot
  • Patalbu-gang
  • PayPayLog
  • Su-pot o Datung

ControversiesEdit

In January 2019, one person from the audience died on the set of Wowowin, and one person was injured due to an accident.[11] On July 24, 2019, host Willie Revillame disqualified a group of contestants for modus operandi.[12]

RatingsEdit

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Wowowin earned a 22.1% rating.[13] While the premiere episode of Wowowin Primetime scored an 11.5% rating, according to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes.[14]

AccoladesEdit

Accolades received by Wowowin
Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game Show Wowowin Won [15]
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Won
2016 Illumine Awards for Television Most Innovative Game Show Wowowin Won [16]
Inding-Indie Short Film Festival Best Public Service TV Personality Willie Revillame Won [17]
Best Public Service TV Program of the Decade Wowowin Won
30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game Show Won [18]
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Nominated
2017 8th Northwest Samar State University Students' Choice Awards for Radio and Television Awards Best Game Show Wowowin Won [19]
7th OFW Gawad Parangal Won
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Won
31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game Show Wowowin Won [20]
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Nominated
Students Choice Awards for Radio and Television Best Game Show Wowowin Won
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Nominated [21]
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Nominated
2019 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game Show Wowowin Nominated [22]
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Nominated
Best New Female Personality Herlene Budol Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ruiz, Marah. "Willie Revillame to launch 'Wowowin' in GMA Network". GMANetwork.com. GMA Network Inc. Retrieved May 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "WowoWin Theme by Willie Revillame". Vimeo. May 14, 2015. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/entertainment/shows/wowowin/videos/2016-01-23/44187/Wowowin-Araw-araw-na-simula-February-1
  4. ^ Serato, Arniel C. (July 7, 2017). "Super Tekla breaks silence on sudden exit from Wowowin". Retrieved May 28, 2020.
  5. ^ Cruz, Angel Javier. "Wowowin changes the game". Philstar.com. The Philippine Star. Retrieved November 23, 2019.
  6. ^ Gabinete, Jojo (January 7, 2020). "Wowowin, mapapanood na rin tuwing Sabado simula February 2020". Retrieved May 6, 2020.
  7. ^ Arcadio, Ryan (January 22, 2020). "'Bigyan ng jacket yan!': Gab Valenciano joins 'Wowowin' as director". Inquirer.net. Philippine Daily Inquirer, Inc. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  8. ^ Marquez, Consuelo. "GMA temporarily stops admission of live studio audiences". Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  9. ^ Gabinete, Jojo. "Willie Revillame, balik Wowowin matapos ang isang buwang quarantine". Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  10. ^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/entertainment/tv/wowowin/32403/exclusive-amal-rosaroso-mawawala-na-rin-sa-wowowin/story/
  11. ^ "Studio audience member dies in accident on 'Wowowin' game show set". January 24, 2019. Retrieved May 28, 2020.
  12. ^ "Willie Revillame busts 'sabit,' 'tambay' modus among 'Wowowin' contestants". Retrieved May 28, 2020.
  13. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (May 12, 2015). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (May 7-10, 2015): Wowowin pilot episode lands on No. 1 slot; Second Chances finale defeats Bridges of Love". Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  14. ^ "The Voice Teens, panalo laban sa Daddy's Gurl; Wowowin Primetime, tinalo ang Home Sweetie Home". February 17, 2020. Retrieved May 6, 2020.
  15. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, 2015 PMPC Star Awards for TV". Rappler. December 4, 2015. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  16. ^ "Kapuso shows, personalities receive recognition from 2nd Illumine Awards for Television". GMA News Online. December 20, 2016. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  17. ^ Red, Isah V. (December 28, 2016). "GMA Network dominates 3rd Inding-Indie Short Film Festival". Manila Standard. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  18. ^ "LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards 2016 – television". Rappler. October 10, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
  19. ^ "GMA Network wins big at the 8th NSCART Awards". GMA News Online. March 6, 2017. Retrieved July 31, 2020.
  20. ^ Soriano, Gia Allana. "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso winners at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
  21. ^ Ganal, FM (October 6, 2018). "Bagani, Contessa, Asintado, Kambal, Karibal among nominees for 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television". PEP.ph.
  22. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (September 22, 2019). "33rd Star Awards for Television names TV Queens; PMPC bares nominees". PEP.ph. Retrieved April 22, 2020.

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