Manila, Philippines — In a statement released by the Philippines biggest Media network, they said that studio audience will be temporarily banned for its live shows “Its Showtime,” Magandang Buhay,” and “ASAP Natin ‘To”, the temporary ban also applies to pre-taped shows like “Banana Sundae” and “I Can See Your Voice.”
Heres the complete statement issued by ABS-CBN:
ABS-CBN has decided to temporarily stop admitting studio audience to its shows starting today (10 March 2020), following the government’s declaration of a state of a public health emergency. The affected TV programs include “It’s Showtime,” “Magandang Buhay,” “Banana Sundae,” “I Can See Your Voice,” “ASAP Natin ‘To,” and “iWant ASAP.”
The safety and well-being of our studio audience, artists, crew, and production teams are of utmost importance to us and we are taking this option for their protection. We feel that it is our shared responsibility to help in preventing the spread of the COVID-19.
Thank you, Kapamilya for the support, understanding, and patronage of our shows.
The rival Noontime show “Eat Bulaga” earlier banned live audience participation in its studio in Cainta also because of COVID-19.