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BIG JUMP! 25 Kapuso Artists Who Transferred to ABS-CBN

BIG JUMP! 25 Kapuso Artists Who Transferred to ABS-CBN

  • There has been a number of artists that moved from GMA Network to ABS-CBN.
  • DailyPedia listed down some of the current Kapamilya stars who were once Kapuso.

Regine Valesquez’s recent signing with ABS-CBN is one of the most talked about topics this week.

After a month of staying mum about her network transfer, she has been emotional as soon as she stepped inside the premises of the Kapamilya network.

She’s not the only icon that moved from GMA-7 to ABS-CBN. Her husband, Ogie Alcasid, has also transferred, along with others like Janno Gibbs, Jaya and Lani Misalucha.

Here’s the growing list of former Kapuso artists that decided to switch networks in the past:

Richard Guttierez

After being in GMA-7 for more than a decade, Richard officially became a Kapamilya a little more than a year ago. He became a part of Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo‘s fantasy series La Luna Sangre. He is also set to star in a movie with Angel Locsin and Angelica Panganiban.

Louise delos Reyes

Prior to transferring to ABS-CBN, she had numerous appearances in GMA-7’s TV shows. When she moved to ABS-CBN, her first project was becoming a part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano as SPO3 Katrina Velasco.

Angel Locsin

Considered as GMA’s former primetime star, Angel shocked everyone with her decision to change her home network. She has starred in Star Cinema films such as One More Try, Everything About Her, and The Third Party. She has also led the primetime hit The Legal Wife and became one of the judges for Pilipinas Got Talent. She has renewed her contract with ABS-CBN in 2015 and has made an appearance in La Luna Sangre.

She will star in the network’s upcoming series, The General’s Daughter.

Isabelle Daza

Isabelle has been a Kapuso for three years before signing up with ABS-CBN in November 2014. Her first project as a Kapamilya is the upcoming series Nathaniel.

Iza Calzado

After 10 years with GMA-7, she transferred to its rival network in 2012.

She expressed her thankfulness to her previous company and why she made the decision to move to ABS-CBN. “I’m grateful for all my years with [GMA-7], but [my father] was the one with me in wanting new things for me and my career. He wanted me to spread my wings and fly.”

Jake Cuenca

More than a decade ago, Jake has moved from GMA-7 to ABS-CBN. He has been cast in numerous dramas like Maria Mercedes, Rubi, and Palos, wherein he played the main lead, and Ikaw Lamang and Tayong Dalawa as the antagonist.

Cristine Reyes

Not everyone knows that Cristine’s entry to showbiz has been with GMA-7’s artista search program, Starstruck.

She transferred networks 10 years ago and has top-billed several projects such as Eva Fonda, Kristine, Reputasyon, Tubig at Langis, and I Can Do That.

Paulo Avelino

Paulo has been with GMA-7 for five years before becoming a Kapamilya. He has served as the male lead in shows such as The Promise of Forever, Honesto, Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon, Kahit Konting Pagtingin, and Bridges of Love.

JC de Vera

JC has stayed as a Kapuso for six years then transferred to TV5. He finally became a Kapamilya in 2014 and played a role in The Legal Wife and Moon of Desire.

Ellen Adarna

Ellen signed with ABS-CBN last 2013. She admitted that her transfer to the network made a huge impact regarding the recognition she got.

“When I was with the other network, ‘What are you doing now? What are your shows?’ ‘Uh, I’m a part of this show.’ ‘Ay, nandoon ka pala!’ Ibe yung audience ng ABS-CBN talaga. Iba yung impact.”

Toni Gonzaga

Toni has hosted in GMA-7 for seven years until 2005. She continued her career with ABS-CBN, venturing to acting and music. She has released six albums under Star Records and has starred in 11 Star Cinema films.

She has also continued hosting with The Buzz, Pinoy Big Brother, and The Voice of the Philippines.

Elmo Magalona

His first project with the Kapamilya network was the TV series Born for You, wherein he was paired with Janella Salvador for the first time.

Maxene Magalona

Just like her brother, Maxene was also a Kapuso turned Kapamilya, however, she actually started off in ABS-CBN in 1992 with Ang TV. She was then identified with GMA-7 for nine years before signing up with ABS-CBN in 2016.


Karylle has co-hosted GMA-7’s SOP for seven years. She is currently in It’s Showtime.

Anne Curtis

Anne was a Kapuso until 2003. She has lead Kapamilya shows such as Kampanerang Kuba, Maging Sino Ka Man, Dyosa, Green Rose, Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw, and Dyesebel.

She can be seen regularly in noontime show It’s Showtime.

Liza Soberano

Liza has previously admitted that she “didn’t feel at home” in GMA-7, wherein she became an artist for only a week. She added that as ABS-CBN’s the one she always watches, it’s really where she wanted to work in the first place.


After winning Pinoy Pop Superstar, Jona has been one of GMA-7’s most promising singers. She then joined the trio La Diva.

She made a shocking transfer to ABS-CBN in 2017, saying that the network gave her more trust and has promised her a line-up of projects.

Yassi Pressman

Yassi has spent almost a decade with GMA-7 and TV5 before making her way to ABS-CBN. She has become a household name after appearing in Pinoy Big Brother and becoming a part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.

Jay R

Jay R spent the first decade of his career as a Kapuso artist. In 2015, he opened a new chapter of his life with ABS-CBN when he appeared as a contestant in Your Face Sounds Familiar.


Jaya decided to leave GMA-7 after she concluded her final project with the network, Poor Señorita. Her appearance in It’s Showtime in 2016 marked as her surprising decision to switch networks.

Ogie Alcasid

After being out of the limelight when he left GMA-7, Ogie has been with TV5 for a while before returning to ABS-CBN, where he did a few shows in the 90s.

He became a judge of Tawag ng Tanghalan and talent show Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids.


Kyla stayed as a Kapuso for 15 years before she moved to ABS-CBN.

Aljur Abrenica

Aljur was a GMA-7 artist for nearly a decade before deciding to be a Kapamilya. Only six months after his move to ABS-CBN, he already top-billed his own series Asintado.

He has also appeared as a guest in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.

Janno Gibbs

Needing some freshening up, Janno made a switch and signed with Star Music, wherein he’s currently promoting his latest single, Feeling JKL. He has also appeared in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano and other ABS-CBN shows.

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Cast of ‘Bridges of Love’ invites Kapamilya to watch ABS-CBN’s newest Teleserye

Cast of ‘Bridges of Love’ invites Kapamilya to watch ABS-CBN’s newest Teleserye


Lead cast Jericho Rosales, Paolo Avelino and Maja Salvador of “Bridges of Love” airin20150315_175027g on Monday, March 16, 2015, at primetime bida after “Forevermore”, are excited to talk about their latest project under ABS-CBN. The story revolves around two brothers separated, grew apart and destined to love the same woman not knowing of their relationship.

On their blog conference last March 15th, Sunday, the cast and crew who work behind the scene expressed their distinction among other Philippine dramas.  Viewers should look forward to the concept of bridging each character together in showing how they are connected to one another. They have faced challenging roles especially for Maja who had done research about dancers at clubs and for others who internalized their roles to fit the character.

At the conference, it was evident how comfortable they were, working with one another, laughing and cracking jokes among themselves. Maja Salvador proudly descr20150315_172750ibed Paolo Avelino as a gentleman who took care of the people he worked with, and on the other hand Jericho Rosales, as their source of energy for being consistently energetic throughout the wee hours of the night.

Finally, these respectable actors and actresses represent a formidable tandem that is already tested on television and cinema as a blockbuster phenomenon that will captivate your night in choosing shows that will satisfy your viewing pleasure until you are hooked and even more indirectly part of the story and develop a new habit of reserving this time slot in one of the scheduled teleserye in ABS-CBN.

Watch as they have invited you, the day before the airing time, to watch the premiere of “Bridges of Love”


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Bridges of Love: Unfolding the Story

Bridges of Love: Unfolding the Story


A new storyline will definitely capture the hearts of many in the much-awaited teleserye of ABS-CBN primetime bida, Bridges of Love. The star-studded cast includes Maja Salvador, Paulo Avelino, Jericho Rosales, Edu Manzano, and Carmina Villaroel.

When sharing the real meaning behind the title of drama series, Creative Head Henry King Quitain came up with a name that relates brothers Gael (portrayed by Jericho) and Carlos (portrayed by Paulo) of dreaming building and designing bridges and tunnels since they were kids.

Presently, an unfavored situation has split their lives away from each other. Subsequently, Gael’s role used to live in poverty has not stepped on his dream to have a relief status someday while his brother Paulo transferred into a takes-all-what-you-want world where power and money rule over.


On the other hand, Mia, who is working as a club dancer to earn money to support her family, gets the attention of two guys and will make them fall inlove with her. Will she bridging the long gap between the two brothers or will heighten the rage in their blood relation? That’s what we need to find out.

Paulo, who believes anything can be bought by money , get whacked by Mia as she takes courage to make him realize no amount can pay the price.

When asking them what will they answer in the question, “How much is their worth?” They said there is no sum of money worth-comparing to their lives.

In fact, the creative team admitted that the lead characters weren’t the first choice but their the best for keeps, during the press conference on Sunday, March 15.

Also starring are Lito Pimentel, William Lorenzo, Malou de Guzman, Antoinette Taus, Joross Gamboa, Janus del Prado, Nikka Valencia, Max Eigenmann, and Jopay Paguia.

A new offering and collaboration of ABS-CBN and Star Creatives, under direction of well-known Richard Somes, Dado Lumibao, and Will Fredo, will air its pilot episode today March 16, after Forevermore.

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