TAPE welcomes ‘BPOP Idol’ winners as new artists
The Television and Production Exponents Inc. (TAPE), the producer of the popular noontime show “Eat Bulaga,” has officially signed contracts with the winners of the “BPOP Idol” search.
The contract signing took place at APT Studios and was attended by TAPE president and CEO Romeo Jalosjos Jr., chief operating officer Phoi Jalosjos, vice president for talent management and productions of TAPE Soraya Jalosjos, head talent manager Nixon Serrano II, and legal counsel and spokesperson Atty. Maggie Abraham-Garduque.
The “BPOP Idol” winners named Audrey, Barbie, Jade, Joanna, Swaggy, and Ysabel, will now be under the management of TAPE. As part of the contract, they will receive a cash prize of P1 million and will have a one-year stint as hosts of “Eat Bulaga.”
Soraya Jalosjos expressed her confidence in the talents of the “BPOP Idols,” stating, “Please expect that they will not only be known as a dance group but they will also be trained in hosting, singing, acting, and they will also have different training to mold their personal and professional development.”
Nixon Serrano also added, “We will also lay down the different endorsements and we’ll make sure to maximize their growth.”
TAPE CEO Jalosjos welcomed the winners to the company, saying, “We are very glad and finally, our BPOP Idols are now part of the growing family of Eat Bulaga and in the next few days, you will see their full immersion as hosts. We are also happy because each of them has a unique character and personality that will help the program.”
Atty. Maggie Abraham-Garduque mentioned that the five-year contract aims to protect both parties and demonstrates their commitment to the “BPOP Idols.”
The signing of the contracts marks a significant milestone for TAPE and “Eat Bulaga” as the female group of BPOP Idols joins the company.
[Contributed photos]: The “BPOP Idol” winners with TAPE president and CEO Romeo Jalosjos Jr., chief operating officer Phoi Jalosjos, vice president for talent management and productions of TAPE Soraya Jalosjos, head talent manager Nixon Serrano II, and legal counsel and spokesperson Atty. Maggie Abraham-Garduque at the contract signing on Nov. 17.