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Last-Minute Timeslot Change for Little Nanay

Turns out ‘Little Nanay’ won’t be facing ‘On the Wings of Love’ after all.

Instead of pitting two light-hearted dramas against each other, GMA decided at the last minute to shake up the lineup of Telebabad. ‘Little Nanay’ will now air at 7:45 p.m., while ‘MariMar’ and ‘Beautiful Strangers’ will now be bumped to later timeslots.

This means that ‘Little Nanay’ now be up against the action-oriented ‘Ang Probinsyano’, while ‘MariMar’ and ‘Beautiful Strangers’ will face ‘Pangako Sa ‘Yo’ and ‘On the Wings of Love’ respectively. The decision came as a last resort for the network, who still couldn’t find a way to beat Coco Martin and the KathNiel and JaDine love teams.

Prior to the timeslot change, both ‘MariMar’ and ‘Beautiful Strangers’ were not faring well against ‘Ang Probinsyano’ and ‘Pangako Sa ‘Yo’, respectively. The most recent national ratings report shows that the two GMA teleseryes were badly blown out by their ABS-CBN counterparts.

In making the timeslot change, GMA hopes that ‘MariMar’ and ‘Beautiful Strangers’ will fare at least a bit more decently than in their previous timeslots. Then again, they are still at a disadvantage, since they are up against the two hottest love teams in the country.

As for ‘Little Nanay’, it is a bit surprising to see the light-hearted drama go up against a more action-packed series in ‘Ang Probinsyano’. Nevertheless, even though they won’t be facing ‘On the Wings of Love’, they still have a daunting task coming, since Coco Martin has been able to thrive as twins in an adaptation of a Fernando Poe, Jr. classic.

That said, rough waters still lie ahead for GMA. Even with all the changes that took place, it’s still not easy defeating the ever-superior Primetime Bida of the Kapamilya network.

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22 thoughts on “Last-Minute Timeslot Change for Little Nanay

      • Overheard says:

        Ayaw kasi matanggap ng mga fantards ang kanilang posibleng tadhana ng Kapuso…. but yeah, this is just a struggle to think of it.

      • It’s a case of not admitting their weaknesses. Kung si Vice Ganda na-admit niya na hindi kayang talunin ang Eat Bulaga, ano pang masasabi ni Lilybeth Rasonable tungkol sa mga karibal niya sa Dos on primetime.

      • Jake-jake Jacinto says:

        No wonder that Gilberto Duavit, Sr. admitted defeat in “The Kapuso Story (2010)” by saying that despite winning many awards in the local and international scene, especially during the 90’s, the money and ratings wasn’t in their programs (including news and public affairs), thus, they remained a poor second. It was also said and heard that GMA was contented with being second place, when Nards was at the helm.

        Kung marunong tumanggap ng pagkatalo sina Duavit at Nards, si Gozon pa kaya?

      • gotfan says:

        kaya nakakainis yung mga fantard ng GMA sobrang yayabang. sinasabi pa nila na bayaran ng ABS ang lahat ng nag sasabing palugi na ang GMA.

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