Philippine Showbiz Today Vol 12 no 3 - Page 20

20 Philippine Showbiz Today

20 Philippine Showbiz Today

February 8 - 21 , 2017
The touching story of My Dear Heart instantly captivated viewers nationwide as its pilot episode last Monday ( Jan . 23 ) scored high in national TV ratings .
Viewers warmly welcomed the series into their homes as it garnered a national TV rating of 29.2 %, beating “ Alyas Robin Hood ’ s ” 20.9 %, according to data from Kantar Media . The show also made it to the list of trending topics on Twitter , with its official hashtag # MyDearHeartAngSimula get-
The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation ( PCCF ), one of the biggest Filipino charitable organizations in Ontario , Canada , has once again extended their generosity by donating to GMA Kapuso Foundation ( GMAKF ), the socio-civic arm of GMA Network .
Since 2010 , GMAKF has been a regular beneficiary of PCCF in the latter ’ s pursuit to help poor and needy families as well as calamity victims in the Philippines . GMA ’ s flagship international channel GMA Pinoy TV is also a regular partner of PCCF in their fundraising events such as pageants and festivals that bring Filipino-Canadians together in celebrating Filipino culture and values .
PCCF Executive Vice President Rosemer Enverga led the annual donation turnover last January 11 at the GMA Network Center . The ting thousands of tweets .
In the series ’ pilot episode , viewers were introduced to Dra . Margaret Divinagracia ( Coney Reyes ), the best heart surgeon in the country . Unexpectedly , her daughter Gia ( Ria Atayde ) got pregnant by her boyfriend Jude ( Zanjoe Marudo ). Believing that Jude destroyed her daughter ’ s future , Margaret ruined his dreams by successfully having him removed from his scholarship program .

Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation continues to support GMA Kapuso Foundation

PCCF party which also includes Canada-based professional vocalist Lilac Caña , Raymond Albovias , and Mrs . Philippines- Canada runners-up Len Salvador and Loida Cox met with GMAKF Executive Vice President and COO Rikki Escudero-Catibog to turn over the proceeds of an entire year ’ s fund raising activities .
“ We are also looking into a possible tie-up with PCCF and the Fil-Canadian community for a medical mission next year ,” Enverga said .
Meanwhile , Escudero- Catibog said GMAKF is humbled and gratified by the loyal support shown by hardworking kababayans in Canada and this further motivates GMAKF in the timely delivery of Serbisyong Totoo to those who need it the most .
Caña , a PCCF member

My Dear Heart makes strong debut

But just when he thought he lost everything , Jude was blessed with a baby girl , who was given to him by a woman involved in a children trafficking syndicate .
What changes will the baby bring to Jude ’ s life ? Is he ready to
Zanjoe Marudo as Jude
and Canadian singer , ended the turnover on an inspiring note as she sang ‘ Sarong Banggi ’
For as low as $ 46 per month face the responsibilities of being a father ?
Don ’ t miss the new TV series that will remind viewers how to love , My Dear Heart , weeknights after FPJ ’ s Ang Probinsyano on TFC . ●
Coney Reyes as Margaret
dedicated to the victims of Typhoon Nina in Bicolandia . ●



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