Watta Job

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Watta Job
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Genre Infotainment
Written byJoseph Balboa
Directed byRico Gutierrez
Presented by
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes14
Production
Executive producer(s)Agnes Suriaga
Production location(s)Philippines
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment TV
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original releaseNovember 17, 2012 (2012-11-17) 
February 16, 2013 (2013-02-16)

Watta Job is a Philippine television infotainment show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Chris Tiu, Heart Evangelista and John Feir, it premiered on November 17, 2012 on Sabado Star Power line up. [1] The show concluded in 2013 with a total of 14 episodes.

Infotainment, also called soft news, is a type of media, usually television, that provides a combination of information and entertainment. The term is usually used disapprovingly against more serious hard news. Many existing, self-described infotainment websites and social media apps provide a variety of functions and services.

GMA Network Commercial television radio network in the Philippines

GMA Network is a major national commercial broadcast television and radio network in the Philippines. GMA Network is the flagship property of publicly traded GMA Network Inc. Its first broadcast on television was on October 29, 1961, GMA Network is commonly signified to as the "Kapuso Network" in reference to the outline of the company’s logo. It has also been called the “Christian Network” which refers to the apparent programming during the tenure of the new management, which took over in 1974. It is headquartered in the GMA Network Center in Quezon City and its transmitter, Tower of Power is located at Tandang Sora Avenue, Barangay Culiat also in Quezon City.

Chris Tiu Filipino basketball player

Christopher John Alandy-Dy Tiu is Filipino former professional basketball player and television personality. He played his whole career for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He used to play for the Philippine national basketball team, he was the team captain of the roster that competed in the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship. He is also a TV host, commercial model, politician, and part-owner of Happy Lemon, Eric Kayser and VLink Interactive in the Philippines.

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Overview

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Heart Evangelista serves as a host.

The show features jobs and professions around the world, with material from Canada produced show, Powers in Motion. The show will also feature odd jobs from the Philippines. Each episode, the show's hosts, Chris Tiu, Heart Evangelista and John Feir will be interviewing Filipinos with odd and unique occupations and will doing a challenge—that is trying out the odd and difficult jobs themselves! [2] [3]

Heart Evangelista Filipina actress, TV show host, singer, VJ, and an endorser

Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco-Escudero, better known as Heart Evangelista, is a Filipino actress, TV host, visual media artist, philanthropist, and socialite

Ratings

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Watta Job earned a 14.7% rating. [4]

AGB Nielsen Media Research Philippines, popularly called AGB Nielsen, is a market research firm in the Philippines specializing in broadcast media. AGB Nielsen conducts audience measurement of television ratings for certain areas in the Philippines, most notably in urban areas.

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