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Here’s why Edu Manzano didn’t renew his contract with GMA Network

  • Edu Manzano’s contract with GMA Network has ended.
  • He shared that an actor would want to experience all genres.
  • He felt lucky that he gets to experience all genres.

Edu Manzano’s contract with GMA Network has already ended and he didn’t renew it. This became the reason behind his network transfer from GMA Network to ABS-CBN Corporation.

In an interview with, Edu expressed that he didn’t want to feel tied down in one genre. Celebrity Bluff became his last project with GMA Network.

In the said interview, Edu expressed that it would be better if an actor can experience all genres.

“Ang haba-haba ko na sa Celebrity Bluff. Tsaka maganda rin yung hindi ka natatali sa isang genre. So, maganda rin yung masubukan mo rin lahat.”

Edu explained that he had an option to renew but he had received an offer from Kapamilya crime-drama series, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.

“Nagtapos na yung kontrata, pero there’s an option to renew. Pero dumating din yung offer… actually, matagal-tagal na rin yung offer sa Ang Probinsyano sa akin.”

Edu elaborated that every network has their own strengths. He noted that GMA Network remains strong when it comes to fantasy series and ABS-CBN remains strong when it comes to drama. Edu also persisted that as an actor, he would want to try everything. He felt lucky that he had a chance to experience every genre.

“Hindi naman sila kuwan, e… ang kanya-kanyang network, may kanya-kanyang lakas, e. Ang sinasabi nga, ang strong points sa Kapuso, nakita mo yung fantasy, marami silang ganung klaseng tema. Sa ABS-CBN naman, andun naman yung drama kung saan sila nakilala. So, kung ikaw ay isang artista, gugustuhin mo talaga na masubukan mo lahat. Minsan action, drama, comedy… Ako, suwerte lang ako, e, nasubukan ko lahat, pati game show.”


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