|Founded|| Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines |
|Antonio P. Tuviera, (Chairman, President and CEO)|
Joselito C. Oconer, (Senior Vice President and COO)
|Products||Motion pictures and television Programs|
APT Entertainment, Inc. is a television and film production company in the Philippines.
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APT Entertainment, Inc. is a subsidiary of TAPE Inc., and the producer of the longest-running noontime variety show, Eat Bulaga! . APT stands for Antonio P.Tuviera, its co-owner and chairman who is also a producer of Eat Bulaga!, along with his business partner Malou Choa-Fagar. APT Entertainment is a partner of GMA Network.
APT Entertainment, Inc. is a content provider for television and a production company for movies and events which has been behind TV series such as Telesine, True Stories and Lenten Specials aired over GMA Network.
APT Entertainment gave birth to television hits including Betty and the Beast, a comedy-drama with singer-songwriter Aiza Seguerra and actor-comedian Jimmy Santos, and H3O: Ha Ha Ha Over , a musical-gag show top-billed by comedy brilliants Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola, aired on QTV (GMA Network subsidiary, now known as GMA News TV).
|Former names||KB Entertainment Studios|
|Location||Marcos Highway, Cainta, Rizal|
|Opened||December 8, 2018 (as APT Studios)|
|Owner||APT Entertainment, TAPE Inc.|
|Design and construction|
APT Studios is a state-of-the-art television studio located at Marcos Highway, Cainta, Rizal, just near the boundary with Marikina, part of Metro Manila. It is currently the home studio of the longest-running noontime variety show in the Philippines, Eat Bulaga!, since its transfer to the studio on December 8, 2018as part of its year-long celebration of the show's 40th anniversary.
In 2015, a Facebook post became popular as it showed pictures of the on-going construction of a new studio for Eat Bulaga.During that time, the AlDub phenomenon was very popular in the Kalyeserye segment of the noontime show and the demand for a larger audience area increased due to the said phenomena.
On November 23, 2018, a short teaser about the show's transfer to its new studio was aired and posted on the show's social media accounts.It also uploaded several throwback videos on their social media platforms about the history of their former studios like the Broadcast City (1979–1987), Celebrity Sports Plaza (1987–1989, 1994–1995), ABS-CBN Studio 1 (1989–1994) and Broadway Centrum (1995–2018). It was on December 1, 2018 when the hosts officially announced the transfer of the show to its new studio now known as APT Studios.
On December 8, 2018, Eat Bulaga! aired its first live episode from the APT Studios.The opening number was led by the winners of Hype Kang Bata Ka and the hosts of EB!, and it ended with the singing of the Eat Bulaga! theme song, including Senate President Tito Sotto, who usually appeared on the show during occasions. The said transfer of the show to its new studio is one of the highlights of its year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary on television.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the management of Eat Bulaga! decided to suspend the admission of live studio audiences beginning March 9, 2020, this is to ensure the safety of everyone watching the show live in the studio.
On June 8, 2020, Eat Bulaga! resumed broadcasting from the studio. However, audience attendance is still suspended.
On August 4, 2020, APT Studios was temporarily disallowed due to the reversion back to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila and nearby provinces as medical workers had a temporarily timeout as well as massive problems on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aired on GMA Network
APT Entertainment Lenten Specials are traditionally aired during Black Saturday on GMA Network.
|2001||April 14||Siyang Pinagpala, Isa Awit Ni Bernadette|
|2002||March 30||May Milagroso Pa Nga Ba?|
|2003||April 19||Via Crusis|
|2004||April 10||Angel Villa|
|2005||March 26||Sa Kamay Ng Diyos|
|2007||April 7||Unico Hijo|
|2009||April 11||Sugat ng Kahapon|
|2010||April 3||Anghel Sa Lupa|
|2012||April 7||Pinagpala Sa Babaeng Lahat|
|2017||April 15||Selda 1430|
|2019||April 20||The Journey|
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