Wowowin

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Wowowin
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Title card in 2018
Genre Variety show
Created by Willie Revillame
Written byCecille Matutina
Directed by
Creative directorWillie Revillame
Presented byWillie Revillame
Opening theme"Wowowin" and "Sige Sige Lang" by Willie Revillame
Ending theme"Wowowin" by Willie Revillame
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes1,395
Production
Executive producerAngelito Dizon Ticsay
ProducerWillie Revillame
Production locations
  • Wowowin Studio, Quezon City, Philippines (2015–2016)
  • German Moreno Studio, GMA Network Studios Annex, Quezon City, Philippines (since 2016)
  • Wil Tower Mall, Quezon City, Philippines (2020)
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time60–90 minutes
Production companies
  • WBR Entertainment Productions
  • GMA Entertainment Group (since 2016)
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format
Original releaseMay 10, 2015 (2015-05-10) 
present
External links
Website

Wowowin is a Philippine television variety show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Willie Revillame, it premiered on May 10, 2015 on the network's Sunday Grande sa Hapon line up.

Contents

The show marked as the comeback show of Revillame in the network after seventeen years.

Overview

Originally produced by Revillame's WBR Entertainment Productions Inc., it served as a blocktimer on GMA Network. Randy Santiago originally served as the show's director. [1] The show's theme song was composed by Lito Camo and arranged by Albert Tamayo. [2] In late 2015, the show became a co-production between GMA Entertainment Group and WBR Entertainment Productions Inc. On February 1, 2016, the show joined the network's Telebabad line up. [3]

In June 2017, co-host Super Tekla was fired from the show. [4] On September 30, 2019, Sugar Mercado and Donita Nose returned to the show. [5] The show's Saturday edition, Wowowin Primetime premiered on February 15, 2020 on the network's Sabado Star Power sa Gabi line up replacing Daddy's Gurl . [6] Gab Valenciano, who was hired in January 2020 served as the director. [7] In March 2020, the admission of a live audience in the studio and production were suspended due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. [8] The show resumed its programming on April 13, 2020. [9]

Cast

Co-hosts
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Ariella Arida
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Valerie Concepcion
Co-hosts
Huwow Dancers

Former

Hosts
Dancers

Segments

Defunct

Controversies

In January 2019, one person from the audience died on the set of Wowowin, and one person was injured due to an accident. [11] On July 24, 2019, host Willie Revillame disqualified a group of contestants for modus operandi. [12]

Ratings

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Wowowin earned a 22.1% rating. [13] While the premiere episode of Wowowin Primetime scored an 11.5% rating, according to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes. [14]

Accolades

Accolades received by Wowowin
YearAwardCategoryRecipientResultRef.
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowWowowinWon [15]
Best Game Show Host Willie Revillame Won
2016Illumine Awards for TelevisionMost Innovative Game ShowWowowinWon [16]
Inding-Indie Short Film FestivalBest Public Service TV PersonalityWillie RevillameWon [17]
Best Public Service TV Program of the DecadeWowowinWon
30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowWon [18]
Best Game Show HostWillie RevillameNominated
20178th Northwest Samar State University Students' Choice Awards for Radio and Television AwardsBest Game ShowWowowinWon [19]
7th OFW Gawad ParangalWon
Best Game Show HostWillie RevillameWon
31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowWowowinWon [20]
Best Game Show HostWillie RevillameNominated
Students Choice Awards for Radio and TelevisionBest Game ShowWowowinWon
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Nominated [21]
Best Game Show HostWillie RevillameNominated
2019 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowWowowinNominated [22]
Best Game Show HostWillie RevillameNominated
Best New Female Personality Herlene Budol Nominated

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