Happier weekends with GMA’s comedy game show ‘Laff, Camera, Action!’

GMA Network never fails to feast the eyes of every Kapuso with amusing and innovative concepts.

Betong Sumaya 3 Sheena Halili 11Following the phenomenal success of Celebrity Bluff and Picture! Picture!, get ready to laugh out loud every Saturday afternoon as it brings to Filipino homes the newest comedy game show Laff, Camera, Action!

Set to premiere on May 28, this weekly improvisational program showcases unscripted and unrehearsed performances from two groups of three performers each featuring comedic talents from television, stage, comedy bars, and even schools and universities.

The show will test the performers’ skills in improvisational comedy, creating scenes and characters on the spot based on given scenarios.

Tapped to host Laff, Camera, Action! are two of the Network’s multitalented artists:  Betong Sumaya and Sheena Halili.

Betong is grateful to GMA for entrusting him this show and is excited to bring happier weekends to viewers.  “Natutuwa ako na pinagkatiwalaan ako ng GMA for this project. Sobra akong na-o-overwhelm and at the same time sobrang thankful. Siguradong matutuwa ang Kapuso viewers sa bagong programang ito na handog ng GMA.  [I’m grateful to GMA for entrusting me with this project. I’m overwhelmed and thankful at the same time. I’m sure Kapuso viewers will enjoy this newest offering of GMA.”]

Sheena, meanwhile, reveals that this is her first hosting stint and is happy to offer something new to her fans and supporters. “Na-excite ako and also, na-challenge rito sa panibagong project na binigay ng GMA sa akin. I’ve been in showbiz for more than a decade now and very thankful ako talaga. It’s my first hosting job. I can truly say that my showbiz career has blossomed in this Network through the various roles that I have portrayed,” the actress said. [“I’m excited and challenged by this new project. I’ve been in showbiz for more than a decade now and I’m really very thankful. This is my first hosting job.  I can truly say that my showbiz career has blossomed in this Network through the various roles that I have portrayed.”]

Laff, Camera, Action! is made up of three exciting rounds: In Round 1, the two teams will interpret two different scenarios and each group must be creative in using the limited number of props on the set.

The competition heats up in Round 2 as a special guest performer joins each team in acting out two different scenarios. No props will be provided. The third and final round will be the ultimate test of creativity in improvisational comedy as both teams will perform the same exact scenario using the same set of props on the set. The winners will receive cash, trophies and other special prizes.

To determine the winning team, a panel of three judges will evaluate and score the performances. These include veteran comedy writer and director Caesar Cosme, comedienne and live performer Gladys Guevarra and ace comedian Sef Cadayona.

Under the helm of Phillip Lazaro and Noel Cabacungan, Laff, Camera, Action! begins May 28 (Saturday) on GMA’s flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV.

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Happier weekends with GMA’s comedy game show ‘Laff, Camera, Action!’