ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio and ABS-CBN COO Carlo Katigbak join the fun at the Christmas specialThe brightest Kapamilya stars and executives came full-force in saying 'thank you for the love' and showcasing quality entertainment to its millions of loyal supporters at the "Kapamilya, Thank You For The Love: The ABS-CBN Christmas Special," that is set to have a two-part TV premiere on Saturday and Sunday (Dec 19 & 20).
Led by the reigning top love teams of Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, and James Reid and Nadine Lustre, the ABS-CBN Christmas Special was all about giving thanks and spreading love as reflected in the network's Christmas station ID theme.
"Celebrating Christmas and New Year is more valuable when we say thank you. Because of God’s love for us, we have love for one another and and that’s why we feel the true meaning of Christmas," ABS-CBN chairman Eugenio "Gabby" Lopez III said at the Christmas special.
ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio also elaborated why love is the essence of Christmas. She remarked, "Christ's birth is God's way of showing that He loves us forever. There is forever in God's unconditional love for us, that's why just like Him, we should always give love and give thanks to one another."
The Christmas spirit of love, hope, and joy were truly felt all around as the best Kapamilya stars showcased a variety of entertaining and thrilling numbers.
Among the most memorable performances at the Christmas special were the 'kilig' song number of the most sought after Kapamilya leading men led by Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz; the rocking duet of "Ang Probinsyano" stars Coco Martin and Simon Pineda; the grand and jaw dropping "Your Face Sounds Familiar" production number; the mind blowing circus-inspired performance of the "It's Showtime" family; the global Pinoy pride tribute of Gary V. and Bamboo to Filipinos who created a mark worldwide; the special back-to-back performances of the cast of "All You Need Is Pag-Ibig" and "Beauty and the Bestie," and the heart melting tribute of Vice Ganda to his mother.
Don’t miss all these exciting performances during the "Kapamilya, Thank You For The Love: The ABS-CBN Christmas Special" this December 19 (part 1) and 20 (part 2) on ABS-CBN.
ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio addresses the crowd at the Christmas special
Ang Probinsyano stars Coco Martin and Simon Pineda
ASAP divas Klarisse Kyla Angeline and Morisette
Be My Lady real-life couple Daniel Matsunaga and Erich Gonzalez
Daniel Enrique and James
Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador
Enrique and Maja revive their twerking dance craze that became an online hit 1
Gary Valenciano and Bamboo
Julia Barretto and Kenzo Gutierrez
Julia Montes and Sam Milby
Kapamilya love teams open the Kapamilya Thank You For The Love The ABS-CBN Christmas Special
Kapamilya star Bea Alonzo
Kathniel Lizquen and Jadine
KC Concepcion with Karla Estrada as Sharon Cuneta in the YFSF production number
Kim Chiu and Maja Salvador
Kim Chiu and Xian Lim
Marco Masa Nathaniel with other child stars Simon Pineda Onyok Xia Vigor and Raikko Mateo Honesto
Reigning teen superstars Kathryn Liza and Nadine
The best of ASAP artists with The Voice Kids finalists
The most sought after Kapamilya leading men serenaded the crowd
The Voice Kids season 1 and season 2 finalists
Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida