GMA Network and Viu Strengthen Collaboration in the Philippines


GMA Network and Viu Strengthen Collaboration in the Philippines

(L-R) Nessa Valdellon, GMA Network First President for Public Affairs and Senior Vice President of GMA Pictures; Lilybeth Rasonable, GMA Network Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group; Atty. Annette Gozon-Valdez, GMA Network Senior Vice President for Programming, Talent Management, Worldwide, and Support Group, and President and CEO of GMA Films; Vinchi Sy-Quia, Country Manager of Viu Philippines; Garlic Garcia, Head of Content of Viu Philippines.


GMA Network, the Philippines’ leading broadcasting company, and Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, further strengthened their collaboration in the Philippines.

Among GMA’s popular titles, 33 will be accessible on Viu for binge-watching. With 2,969 episodes and over 1,400 hours of content to be made available on Viu during the year, this premium library of shows from the GMA catalogue will be released on a quarterly basis, offering viewers a diverse and captivating selection to stream for free, anytime, anywhere.

“We understand how passionate viewers are when it comes to their favorite programs,” said Atty Annette Gozon-Valdes, Senior Vice President for Programming, Talent Management, Worldwide, and Support Group of GMA Network, and President and CEO of GMA Films. “Even when a series has already aired its finale, they still want to watch it over and over again. At GMA Network, we are constantly exploring additional platforms. Our partnership with Viu Philippines gives audiences an opportunity to re-watch or, better yet, watch our programs for the first time.”

Vinchi Sy-Quia, Country Manager of Viu Philippines, added, “We are delighted to have these popular shows from GMA on the Viu platform. This collaboration enables us to provide our growing audience with a wider selection of Filipino content and allows us to remain consistent in offering the best of premium Asian content to our users. We’re excited for our Viu-ers to “Enjoy the Viu” of their favourite Kapuso programmes for free on our platform.”

Kicking off this launch are three well-received Kapuso shows: Lolong (Crocodile Whisperer), Widows’ Web, and First Yaya (The First Nanny), which are available to binge-watch on Viu starting 26 February.

Lolong (Crocodile Whisperer)

GMA’s biggest adventure series to date stars Primetime Action Hero Ruru Madrid and a powerhouse cast composed of Christopher de Leon, Jean Garcia, Bembol Roco, Malou de Guzman, Rochelle Pangilinan, Paul Salas, and Ian de Leon. As Lolong, Ruru’s character develops an affinity with a gigantic crocodile named Dakila. The bond makes Lolong notice peculiar things about himself, and he soon realizes it is his calling to lead an ancient tribe and bring justice to his town.

Widows’ Web

The first suspense series by GMA, Widows’ Web is headlined by Carmina Villaroel, Ashley Ortega, Vaness Del Moral, and Pauline Mendoza. In this heart-pounding series, four women are caught up in a twisted murder case that entangles them in a web of secrets, mysteries, and lies.

First Yaya (The First Nanny)

GMA’s top-rating romantic comedy series stars Gabby Concepcion and Sanya Lopez. The modern fairy tale is the story of Glenn Acosta, Vice President of the Philippines, and his children’s nanny, Melody Reyes. Romantic feelings eventually begin to blossom between them, but things get even more complicated when Glenn suddenly becomes President.

This collection of diverse and engaging programs from GMA is just a taste of what is to come in Viu this 2024. Viewers only have to choose what to watch – or binge watch it all on Viu for free!

Be sure to catch these beloved GMA programs on Viu Philippines beginning 26 February 2024. The Viu app is available on App Store, Google Play and selected smart TVs, and on the web at