MANILA, Philippines – One of the most memorable sitcoms in the history of Philippine television is set to make a comeback this October 20 on Jeepney TV, the ultimate throwback channel.
“Palibhasa Lalake” will be returning to Jeepney TV and will air from Mondays through Fridays, bringing a daily dose of nostalgia. Catch the show’s memorable characters once again, played by Richard Gomez, Joey Marquez, John Estrada, Gloria Romero, Amy Perez, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Eric Fructoso, Jomari Yllana, Jao Mapa, Claudine Barretto, Rica Peralejo, G. Toengi, Regine Tolentino, Lindsay Custodio, and many more.
Jeepney TV is going all out in bringing the “Palibhasa Lalake” craze back this October. Aside from the sitcom airing on weekdays at 8:00pm with replays at 11:00pm and 5:45am, the week’s five consecutive episodes will also have a marathon run on Saturdays at 4:00pm beginning October 25.
Jeepney TV’s award-winning program, “Biyaheng Retro” will also feature the show’s stars and unforgettable program moments in a special documentary about the sitcom on October 19, airing at 9:00pm. The sitcom’s stars are also the channel’s icons of the month, with their best dramatic appearances highlighted in “Jeepney TV Star Showcase” on all Sundays of October at 8:00pm.
Apart from all these, Jeepney TV will also be throwing a special “Palibhasa Lalake Basaan Reunion” for the sitcom’s fans on October 18 at Eastwood Central Plaza. Gates open at 6pm wherein Jeepney TV gives free beers to everyone until supplies last.
The “Epic Basaan Reunion” will be hosted by Amy Perez together with DJ ChinaPaps of MOR 101.9. Plus, appearances of Richard Gomez, John Estrada, Anjo Yllana, Jomari Yllana and Eric Fructuoso will complete the event. And to add sizzle, Banana Split mainstay, Jeff Gaitan will also be present. The night also highlights the mash up live rendition of the man behind Palibhasa Lalake’s OST “Katawan,” rock music icon and Hagibis producer-songwriter — Mike Hanopol.
Get ready to get wet with the biggest and most epic basaan reunion of the year!