There are many reality shows that have been running for a long time but still make the audience enjoy the same format with just the slightest changes in it. However, one of those shows was recently closed, making the audience quite sad. If we like the look or narrative of the show, it becomes easy for us to get sucked into it and it becomes difficult for us to say goodbye to it. But all good things must come to an end, similarly, the famous lunch show called “Eat Bulaga” also ended. This show is the longest running show that has attracted a large number of fans since its inception and the audience is very sad after hearing this news.
Why did Eat Bulaga close?
There are a lot of people who want to know why it stopped working. According to multiple reports, the longest-running noontime TV show in the Philippines officially announced on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 that it has parted ways with production company Telvision Television and Production Expont (Tape). Inc. The show’s iconic trio was made clear by its hosts online that they were breaking up, and the show was put on hold just as it was about to air in its regular time slot on GMA.
According to an insider, the announcement of this decision was said to have been made live on air. Additionally, the following day, GMA Network released a statement in which they stated that they still have a block period agreement with TAPE until the end of 2024. GMA stated in the released statement that “We I’m quite sad about the unexpected changes in events. Together with all Filipino fans, we pray for their issues to be resolved quickly and smoothly.” However, it is currently unknown whether only TVJ will leave the reality show or some of the co-hosts will become part of the show.
It’s sad that after 43 years, the host had to say goodbye to TAPE, the audience watching “Eat Bulaga”. Last month, Tito claimed that TAPE owns Joey and Vic at least P30 million each for 2022, while Vic claimed that in early May, it was quite a large number. Vic said at the time, “But for me and Joey, there was no such thing. There is no such thing. We love “Eating Bulaga” so much.” Reports state that Jalosjos is reportedly claiming to gain complete control of Television and Production Exponts (TAPE), the company that produces “Eat Bulaga.”
Fans of the popular Philippine TV show were quite shocked after hearing the news that Airwaces suddenly disappeared. This show has been entertaining audiences for quite some time and that’s why when fans learned about its shutdown, they immediately looked to find out the reason. We have already shared some details about the reason why the show ended and in this blog we will also talk about it in detail to get every information about it. One of the Philippines’ longest running and most popular shows shared shocking news.
What happened when eating Bulaga?
The show is titled “Eat Bulaga!” has been on the air for 44 years but recently a big change has come to the show that some regular viewers already know about. The announcement of this change was shared on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. According to the announcement, the show’s regular hosts will not be able to live stream their shows like they usually do . Eat Bulaga recently announced that they have parted ways with production company TAPE. According to the hosts, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon and Tito Sotto, the studio did not allow them to record their live show on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
Therefore, it seems like the show has effectively ended, at least in the form that audiences have been watching for over four decades. On the show’s Youtube channel, host Tito described the situation through the help of a video. In the video, he said that “We came here today for our usual work but we were all banned from broadcasting live by the new management of the studio.” The video continues further with the hosts expressing gratitude to both their fans and advertisers for the loyalty and love they have shown to the series for over four decades. century was broadcast on television.
However, at this time, Tito is still unclear whether the show will continue or not, but he used the video to express his gratitude for making Tape Studios his home. “If you all remember, July 30, 1979, when we started Eating Bulaga,” he declared in the viral video. This year is 44 years. This is why we say thank you to those who have been our home RPN9 for 9 years, ABS-CBN for 6 years and of course GMA for 28 years. We are thanking you very much.