The show must go on.
Despite rejecting the request for the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to reconsider the 12-day suspension of “It’s Showtime,” ABS-CBN said the afternoon show will be shown on its respective platforms.
In a statement, ABS-CBN said it received the MTRCB’s decision just hours after the 30-member organization found no merit in the motion for reconsideration.
“We have received the decision of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board denying our motion for consideration regarding ‘It’s Showtime’ and are currently exploring all of our remedies and options,” the statement said.
“In the meantime, as the imposed suspension is not yet final and enforceable, we would like to reassure our audiences that ‘It’s Showtime’ will continue to air on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z and GTV. It is also available on Kapamilya Online Live, iWantTFC and TFC,” ABS-CBN added.
The media giant also thanked its supporters for their “unwavering love and support” despite the regulatory body’s order.
“We remain committed to bringing joy and inspiration to our beloved Madlang people,” ABS-CBN said.
Following the denial of the networks’ appeal, the MTRCB stood firm in its decision, telling reporters at a press conference that mainstay hosts Vice Ganda and Ion Perez “acted indecently and inappropriately in the presence of children.” EDV