Alden Richards, together with the cast and crew, altogether watched the pilot episode of The Gift at their taping location. Even their regional stations set up a viewing party in support for the newest Kapuso primetime series.
Prior to the pilot episode, GMA Network threw a series of presscons, blogcons, events, and mall tours for the cast of ‘The Gift.‘ The Kapuso Network is obviously betting on Alden and banking on his recent success as part of the highest-grossing Filipino Film of All Time with Kathryn Bernardo in ‘Hello, Love, Goodbye.’ His home station also gave Alden his Asia’s Multimedia Star title in one of his solo presscons. It’s really a big push for Alden and his new show.
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— GMA Drama (@GMADrama) September 16, 2019
— I.🤩 (@IYAthought_) September 16, 2019
“Maraming-maraming salamat po sa isang napakagandang proyekto na ibinigay ninyo sa aming lahat. Nawa po itong The Gift ay maging inspirasyon sa mga nakararami. Matindi po ang pinagdaanan sa paghahanda nito, iniaangat namin ang proyektong ito na handog namin para sa ating mga kababayan at Kapuso nating walang paningin at may mga kapansanan,” Alden prayed before the pilot airing started.
— Alden Alliance Cavite – Official (@AldenCavite) September 16, 2019
They even had a boodle fight with the cast and crew while watching the pilot episode of the said teleserye.
1st spot – Philippine trends
11th spot – Worldwide trends
— ALDEN Trendsetter OFFICIAL (@AldenTrendsOFC) September 16, 2019
Meanwhile, the production is happy to see that their series under the helm of LA Madridejos trended at number one during the episode and number 5 worldwide though the Kapuso series only got 15.7% versus its rival show The General’s Daughter with 32.2% last Monday (September 16) according to Kantar Media. Unfortunately, NUTAM data is still unavailable for more than two weeks now.