|Actress-host Kris Aquino
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN stars gathered on Wednesday night as the network revealed its upcoming programs for the first quarter of 2013, including new shows with Kris Aquino, Piolo Pascual and Coco Martin.
"It's another exciting year for ABS-CBN. Lahat ng mga exciting programs natin will come out on the first quarter of 2013," said Laurenti Dyogi, ABS-CBN head of entertainment.
For next year, Filipinos can look forward to the Kapamilya network's version of the popular US game show "Minute To Win It," to be hosted by Luis Manzano.
ABS-CBN also introduced the newest superhero of the networks' all-important Primetime Bida block -- actor Coco Martin as "Juan dela Cruz."
"Mas bago ito naman ang inihahandog namin para sa mga kabatnan, sa pamilya," said Martin said.
Joining Martin in the show are stars Erich Gonzales, Albert Martinez and Zsa Zsa Padilla.
The much-awaited "Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw" headlined by the love triangle of Robin Padilla, Anne Curtis and Kris Aquino is also set to capture the hearts of viewers.
Meanwhile, after appearing in the movie "Every Breath U Take," Piolo Pascual and Angelica Panganiban reunite for the series "Apoy Sa Dagat," while Carmina Villaroel and Vina Morales will join force in the series "May Isang Pangarap."
Young actor Ejay Falcon will also have his chance to showcase his acting skills with his show titled "Dugong Buhay."
Korean soaps "You're Still The One," "A Thousand Day Promise" and "Rooftop Prince" are also part of the first-quarter line-up.