Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Pilot Episode of 'Showbiz Inside Report' Beats 'Startalk' Nationwide

ABS-CBN’s newest showbiz-oriented talk showShowbiz Inside Report” (SIR) instantly made a mark among TV viewers as its pilot episode not only trended worldwide on Twitter but also won in nationwide ratings game, beating its rival program in GMA, “Startalk.”


In its first airing, SIR hosts Janice de Belen, Carmina Villaroel, Joey Marquez and Ogie Diaz tackled the different stories behind the controversial Ramgen Revilla murder case. They shed light to the issue by hearing out the voices of the victim’s mother Genelyn Magsaysay, Ram’s girfriend Janelle Manahan, and Janelle’s father Julius. The viewers also took part in the discussion through Ogie’s “man-on-the-street” interview in the university belt and the live comments posted on SIR’s social networking sites.
 
Meanwhile, positive feedback about the show’s hosts and new format flooded on Twitter like: “@NhilaNhils: #showbizinsidereport: it’s about real people, real stories and facts! No one is biased here. Audiences are up to their own judgement. It’s very good;” “@bhiellie: I like ABS-CBN’s new show, Showbiz Inside Report! Besides its new format, people will also be able to learn lessons;” “@DearAteCharo #NowWatching Showbiz Inside Report. I like its format. It’s very new.” and “@leysellerecto21: @Super_Janice You did well on Showbiz Inside Report with Ms. @minavillarroel, Sir Joey Marquez and Mr. @ogiediaz.”
 
The SIR hosts were overwhelmed with the support they received from the Kapamilya viewers. Carmina expressed her gratitude on her Twitter account saying, “Wow! I am overwhelmed with all your positive comments. Thank you for watching Showbiz Inside Report.”
 
Like the Ramgen murder case, another compelling issue will be featured next week. Don’t miss another episode filled with documented stories behind showbiz controversies in ABS-CBN’s newest showbiz-oriented talkshow “Showbiz Inside Report” every Saturday afternoon, after “It’s Showtime.”

- text and photo courtesy: ABS-CBN
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