- Local celebrities take the wheel in TFC’s newest TV hangout for Filipinos in Europe and Middle East, “KWorld”
August 7, 2017 DUBAI, MIDDLE EAST — The Filipino Channel (TFC) brings its viewers in the Middle East and Europe to a new dimension of entertainment and information as it launches across platforms today a show that lets Filipinos in the community take the spotlight — “K World”.
Believing that everyone has a chance to shine and anchored on the Filipino’s concept of a squad or barkada, TFC’s newest television clique brings together local personalities and influencers from Riyadh to London who have made their own marks, in a show on the latest happenings from key points in their countries; practical tips or life hacks; and rewarding challenges every day of the week.
Playing the new television barkada in the tambayan called “K World” are segment hosts Dee Apilado of Paris, France; Mjhae Bateo of Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA); Annizah Camid of Riyadh; Jhulsan dela Cruz of Riyadh; Ardee de Leon of Qatar; Bryan Gatdula of Riyadh; Francis Pega of Riyadh; Rico Madrigalejos of Al Khobar; Raymund Recamadas of Kuwait; and Alvin Umahon of Rome, Italy; and more.
Like a veritable hangout that promises everything will be ‘K-Amazing’, “K World” provides themed segments daily that provide the platform for Filipinos to share content and that are reflective of the Filipinos outside the homeland: passionate, fun-loving and colorful.
Mondays – Top Picks, a play on the word ‘topic’, does exactly that — give viewers recommendations on destinations, fashion and more.
Tuesdays – Top Picks’ second serving shares netizen reviews on food from the best halo-halo in France to the best kare-kare in Al Khobar
Wednesdays – KTizen puts the spotlight on interesting and inspiring Filipinos from the two continents
Thursdays – K World Challenge asks kababayans to play a game of Php 50 and how they can spend it most wisely; a game of ‘Boxing Match’ which lets participants share their inspiring stories while packing the balikbayan boxes they are to send back home; and K Street which challenges Filipinos passing by on the street to mini challenges such as K World tongue twister
Fridays – ME and EU, a segment that gives the floor to the viewers to share their own video and commentary, including their own version of the K World jingle.
According to Global Head of Content Ned Legaspi: “K World” fulfills more than the usual content need of Filipinos in the Middle East and Europe. “As the global audience and the face of media changes, TFC also evolves. Since 2007, we have been putting our hearts and minds to developing programs that suit the Filipino lifestyle in the Middle East and Europe. This newest offering is inspired by the Pinoy camaraderie, his constant search for linkages to home and how we can fill in”.
“KWorld” airs Mondays to Fridays in TFC platforms especially digital platforms in the Middle East and Europe. Weekly round-ups can also be seen on TFC weekends.
For more updates about “KWorld,” visit TFC online (www.TFC.tv) facebook.com/TFCKWorld. Connect with your fellow KTizens and follow tfckworld @Twitter and IG.