GMA's Special Programming This Holy Week!

In observance of the Holy Week, GMA-7 presents its special Lenten programming schedule for Maundy Thursday (March 28), Good Friday (March 29), and Black Saturday (March 30).

Maundy Thursday opens with the all-time favorite cartoon series Dragon Ball Z Kai at 8:00am followed by CBN Asia's Superbook at 8:30am. Back-to-back Pokemon movies (Lucario and The Mystery of Mew and Pokemon Ranger and The Temple of the Sea) begin at 9:00am with The 8th Word (Shepherd's Voice) coming in next at 11:00am.

GMA Films' romantic-comedy flick My Kontrabida Girl starring Rhian Ramos and Aljur Abrenica starts at 12:00 noon. This will be followed by GMA News TV's first original series, Bayan Ko, bannered by Rocco Nacino, which aims to bring political and social issues closer to the heart of regular viewers, running from 1:30pm to 4:00pm.

Next is Philippine TV's pioneering wish-granting program Wish Ko Lang! at 4:00pm. Hosted by Vicky Morales, the program features heartfelt stories of living and hoping despite life's trials.

Coming in at 5:00pm is the fifth installment of CBN Asia's Tanikala starring Kapuso stars Ryza Cenon, Mike Tan, Diva Montelaba, and Frencheska Farr, together with former Rivermaya front man Jason Fernandez, indie actor Junjun Quintana, Isabella De Leon, Icko Gonzalez, plus veteran actors John Arcilla and Tricia Amper-Jimenez.
Leading weekend program Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, meanwhile, brings back its Summer Special episode featuring world class resorts around Luzon and Visayas, a taste of summer fruits, and a cruise via a different kind of road trip in Mindanao at 6:30pm.

Kapuso fans also get to watch again the first week of the newest primetime drama Mundo Mo'y Akin starring Sunshine Dizon, Angelika Dela Cruz, and the team up of Alden Richards and Louise Delos Reyes at 7:30pm to 11:00pm.

GMA's topnotch documentary program I-Witness comes in at 11:00pm with a feature on Asia's exquisite cuisines-Howie visits Macau, Jay goes to Cambodia, Kara explores South Korea, and Sandra takes Japan in their documentary "Food Trip!."

On Good Friday, have another dose of cartoon favorite Dragon Ball Z Kai at 8:00am followed by Superbook at 8:30am and then Pokemon Theater Presents (The Rise of Darkrai and Giratina and The Sky Warrior) from 9:00am to 11:00am. 

Get to know the tradition of observing the Holy Week via Power to Unite, a religious program hosted by Ms. Elvira Yap-Go, at 11:00am. Recall the seven last words of Jesus Christ via Siete Palabras airing at 12:00 noon.

Highly-commended environmental documentary program Born To Be Wild showcases its 5th anniversary special with veterinarian hosts Doc Ferds Recio's and Doc Nielsen Donato's cobra and Sabang dragon adventures at 3:00pm.

Another inspiring episode that warms the heart and captures the goodness in hoping is brought by Vicky Morales in Wish Ko Lang! at 4:00pm followed by Ama Namin, a movie from the fifth installment of CBN Asia's Tanikala airing at 5:00pm.

Meanwhile, relive Jessica Soho's Universal Studios tour starting at 6:30pm. Stories of Sto. Niño de Romblon, Pinoy Human Doll, Biyaheng Langit, and the tearful reunion of BFFs (Best Friends Forever) Sonja and Erlinda are also on feature in Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho.

Highlights of the most expensive TV project of the Kapuso network, epic-fantasy series Indio, top billed by Sen. Bong Revilla airs at 7:30pm to 11:00pm.

I-Witness returns with Kara David's documentary on the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake titled "Pagsibol ng Pag-asa" which tells of Japan's devastation and recovery from the haunting tsunami airing at 11:00pm.

Black Saturday begins with Dragon Ball Z Kai at 8:00am followed by CBN Asia's Superbook at 8:30am, and then Pokemon Movie: Arceus and The Jewel of Life and Doraemon Movie: The New Record of Nobita's Spaceblazer at 9:00am.

Back-to-back-to-back GMA Films and Regal Entertainment romantic-comedy movies air at 11:00am starting with My Valentine Girls starring Richard Gutierrez with Rhian Ramos, Solenn Heusaff, and Lovi Poe followed by Marian Rivera's comical movie Super Inday and the Golden Bibe; lastly comes the team up of primetime royalties Richard and Marian in the high-grossing film My Bestfriend's Girlfriend.

Doc Ferds and Doc Nielsen are back at 3:00pm, this time in Born Impact, Born To Be Wild's weekend edition, where they will investigate the strange cases of whale stranding on Philippine shores. Witness the heroic wildlife rescues care of the vets.

Hopelessness just doesn't come as an option as Wish Ko Lang! shares unforgettable, heartrending stories of people who managed to remain strong and overcome adversities at 4:00pm.

Tanikala 5 offers another story tackling painful experiences, struggles, and addictions via Tinig, the true to life story of Asia's Diva Dulce airing at 5:00pm.

Recount the story of former child star Jiro Manio and witness the singing prowess of Lola Diva in Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho airing at 6:30pm.

APT Entertainment will bring Kapuso viewers a special Holy Week presentation with Perpetua at 7:30pm. This original drama is top billed by veteran actresses Ms. Susan Roces and Ms. Boots Anson-Roa together with Mr. Lito Legaspi, Jan Marini, Gerard Pizarras, Isay Alvarez, Robert Seña, Joyce Ching, Lucho Ayala, and child star Ryzza Mae Dizon. Relive the past as the highlights of the epicserye Indio airs at 9:30 pm.

At 11:30pm, Reporter's Notebook's special election series Sektor: Mga Bata tackles the present situation of Filipino children, considered as the third poorest sector in Philippine society according to the National Statistical Coordination Board or NSCB. Get to know siblings Junior and Mary Joy whose bodies are well-familiar with hard work despite their young age.

Witness another momentous event as GMA offers a streaming of Pope Francis leading the Way of The Cross from the Colosseum to Rome at 12:00 midnight.

Have a peaceful week as GMA offers its Holy Week specials from March 28 to March 30. (

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