The President sent a video message to the GMA noontime show which was then uploaded on the Twitter account of “Eat Bulaga.”
Duterte greeted and congratulated the hosts and those who work on the show behind-the-scenes and expressed his wishes for the TV program.
The longest running noontime show in the country premiered on July 30, 1979, hosted by Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Tito Sotto, Chiqui Hollman, and Richie Reyes.
It aired on Radio Philippines Network (RPN) from 1979 to 1989. The show was then transferred to ABS-CBN on 1989 and stayed there until 1995.
From 1995 up to the present, “Eat Bulaga” has been airing consistently on GMA Network.
The message of Pres. Duterte:
“Good day, I am Rody Duterte. I would like to greet the men and women, all these years, who are responsible for the program Eat Bulaga. It has its staying power, and I pray to God that Eat Bulaga would continue to exist for a thousand years,”