Website hitch mars Vice Ganda Network launch

MANILA, Philippines – A technical glitch marred the grand launch of much-awaited digital network of comedian Vice Ganda on Friday evening, July 24.

Website hitch mars Vice Ganda Network launch

Vice Ganda apologized to his millions of followers who anticipated the debut of Vice Ganda Network (VGN) at, which is expected to carry programs such as his new talk show, "Gabing Gabi Na Vice!," with a star-studded lineup of guests including Angel Locsin and Bea Alonzo.

Hours before the grand reveal, reports said there was an issue on the registration page of the network. The team decided to cancel and reschedule the launch once glitch has been fixed.

According to Vice, more than 100,000 preregistered to watch the launch of his own digital network.

Aside from Gabing Gabi Na Vice, followers may also expect a ton of fresh content including news segment, beuty tips, sitcom, an interactive game show, a karaoke challenge and documentaries.

The It's Showtime host also disclosed that he has converted his two homes as studios for tapings. The production will also follow COVID-19 safety protocols.

Earlier, the comedian said he aims to help his colleagues who lost jobs because of ABS-CBN's franchise denial.

The grateful comedian acknowledged ABS-CBN executives Carlo Katigbak and Cory Vidanes who challenged him and other artists to go digital. “Sabi nila gumawa kayo ng paraan para maka-reach out sa publiko. 'Di kayo pwedeng mawala sa kamalayan ng audience. Ang dami pang pwedeng gawin sa digital. This is the challenge and as artists we have to serve our purpose na pasayahin pa ang tao,” he said.

Vice also mentioned he will push through his entry for the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) this December 2020. But there will be changes in his usual comedy fantasy film narrative.

The successful comedian recently slammed report that he got rejected by TV5 for asking for P3M talent fee. On Instagram, he screamed to label it 'fake news.'

— The Summit Express

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