Happiness filled the Kapamilya universe on Friday, December 4, as eight Star Magic artists and new talents signed on the dotted line and remained a Kapamilya amidst a difficult year faced by ABS-CBN watched by over 25,000 people online.
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Over 25,000 fans and followers of these artists watched blissfully from their homes on the network’s digital platforms to witness their favorite idols expressing their deepest gratitude, unwavering loyalty, and immeasurable joy in continuing their talent engagement with the network.
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Present during the welcoming event were top executives of ABS-CBN, namely chairman Mark Lopez, president and chief executive officer Carlo Katigbak, chief operating officer Cory Vidanes, chief finance officer Rick Tan, and the concurrent head of both Entertainment Production and Star Magic, Laurenti Dyogi. TV Patrol’s Gretchen Fullido hosted the event.
The gorgeous breakout actress Kira Balinger came in to renew her exclusive Star Magic contract. She also expressed her huge thanks to the ABS-CBN and Star Magic management for the chance to stay on as a Kapamilya. “I am happy and excited for the next part of this journey,” she said.
A delightful surprise then awaited Kira after she signed her contract—her dashing Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin onscreen partner Grae Fernandez was also around to congratulate her and give her flowers, and even a kilig peck on the cheek, as they wore their face shields, of course!