GMA Network signed a partnership with South Korean TV Network SBS to co-produce Running Man Philippines. It is set to air in 2021.
The signing was participated by GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon, GMA Network President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, EVP, CFO Felipe S. Yalong, SBS Korea Chief Global Contents Officer SBS Korea Kim Yong Jae and Global Production & Business Team Director Kim Soo Hwan.
According to Yong Jae, this is SBS’s first co-production with a Philippine network. “We experienced the success in Vietnam and China and we’re expecting a lot in the Philippines also,” he said.
Meanwhile, Gozon expressed that he is thrilled to partnering with a big South Korean TV network. He also hopes that Running Man PH will make a top rating show.
“We are also very delighted to partner with a great institution in content and we know that this “Running Man” is a top rating program not only in South Korea but in other countries and we hope to make it also a top rater her in the Philippines,” he said.
On the other hand, the cast of Running Man, Yoo Jae Suk, Ji Suk Jin, Kim Jong Kook, Haha, Lee Kwang Soo, Song Ji Hyo, Yang Se Chan, and Jeon So Min, is set to have a fan meet this coming June 21 at the Mall of Asia Arena.