As ASAP Natin ‘To aired its historic episode, marking the first time a television show is simulcast on two free TV broadcast networks—TV5 and A2Z-11—cable channel Kapamilya Channel, and the free digital live streaming service Kapamilya Online Live, and worldwide through The Filipino Channel, performers appeared exultant, lively, and even giddy at times.
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We witness their heartwarming bond behind the scenes in these exclusive photos and videos, showing their passionate dedication to their craft and their closeness and affability as fellow performers.
In the photos that appear in this gallery, we see the biggest stars relaxing, rehearsing or about to perform on the ASAP Natin ‘To stage, including Concert King Martin Nievera, Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano, Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, ace OPM singer songwriter Ogie Alcasid, and the Divine Diva Zsa Zsa Padilla. Other photos show Kapamilya stars getting ready for their numbers or posing for posterity. We can also see Martin, Gary, and Ogie with the newest Kapamilya Janine Gutierrez after their welcome spiel.
What’s nice about them is that their fun companionship and friendship is seen even on-air, especially this closing number, wherein Vice Ganda joined in the fray.
Off-screen we are enamored with the genuine intimacy the Gold Squad—Andrea Brillantes, Francine Diaz, Kyle Echarri, and Seth Fedelin—share. In this video, we see them greeting Francine singing the birthday song, with Kyle holding her birthday cake as the beloved celebrant blew the candle.
It was also a delight to see the sorely missed It’s Showtime host Anne Curtis, who is currently focusing on her mommy duties in Australia, in a video call with the ASAP hosts, greeting Kapamilya and Kapatid viewers.
It has certainly been a thrill seeing the biggest Kapamilya stars on this unprecedented TV event, reaching audiences wherever they may be, thus becoming the hottest trending topic online,. Check out more of the camaraderie, fun in the preparations and the actual airing of the show behind the scenes in this gallery.