HOOQ renews partnership with GMA Network, adds local content lineup

Published August 20, 2018, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

HOOQ and GMA Execs (1)
Seated: Jeff Remigio (Content & Programming Head), Sheila (Philippines Country Manager) Jennifer Batty (Chief Content Officer), Joel Jimenez (Vice-Chairman, GMA Network), Felipe Yalong (Chief Finance Officer, GMA Network), Judd Gallares (President, GMA New Media, Inc.), Dingdong Caharian, General Manager, GMA New Media Inc. Standing: Nim Gonzales, Head of Partnerships; Milette Rosal, Head of Marketing; Raphael Agoncillo, Content Manager; Patricia Paredes, Marketing Manager; Ciarra Latoza, Business Development, GMA New Media Inc;, Dana Frias, Business Development, GMA New Media Inc.

HOOQ, the largest Video on Demand service in Southeast Asia, has renewed its partnership agreement with GMA Network.  HOOQ will continue to stream GMA’s top rating shows and also stream fresh episodes of selected top rated series from GMA 24 hours after broadcast including the latest action-fantasy series Victor Magtanggol starring Alden Richards (starting August 16) and I-Witness documentaries.

In addition, Kapuso fans can catch up on other GMA Network hits like Contessa, Inday will Always Love You, and Hindi Ko Kayang Iwan Ka.

Jennifer Batty, Chief Content Officer at HOOQ said, “We know and understand that our subscribers love homegrown talent and content.  GMA Network is a strong and valued partner for HOOQ in our commitment to strengthen our Filipino catalogue.  The content they provide is important in delivering what our consumers are looking for.”

GMA shows have always been highly rated on HOOQ and some of the most watched GMA titles on HOOQ over the past three years include Ika-6 na Utos, Meant To Be, My Korean Jagiya, Destined to Be Yours, Mulawin Vs. Ravena and classic titles like Encantadia and My Husband’s Lover.

Judd Gallares, President of GMA New Media, Inc. said, “We have been partners with HOOQ since they launched in 2015 and are very pleased to renew this partnership.  We are also very excited to bring our new titles to the platform and HOOQ is currently playing some of our finest primetime series on catch up!  We have always valued our partnership with HOOQ and look forward to a long and rewarding partnership ahead!”

HOOQ continues to have one of the largest and strongest catalogues of Filipino content on any video-on-demand service from top local studios in the Philippines.

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It’s easy to get HOOQ’d. Customers can simply download the HOOQ app from Apple Store or Google Play, sign up or log in, to access HOOQ’s extensive library of Hollywood and Asian hits.  Watch shows on HOOQ via Chromecast, Roku, and Android TV. Smart, TNT and Sun users can enjoy a 30-day free trial. Globe mobile users can enjoy a 45-day free trial. Globe customers can get to try HOOQ for up to 60 days on selected mobile and broadband plans.  Find out more and sign up today for a complimentary trial at www.hooq.tv.