ni Maricris Valdez Nicasio
IDINENAY ng Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) ang Motion for Reconsideration (MR) na isinumite ng GMA Network, Inc. at ABS-CBN Corporation para sa 12-day suspension na ipinataw sa It’s Showtime.
Setyembre 4 nang patawan ng MTRCB ng 12-day suspension ang It’s Showtime kaugnay ng reklamong natanggap nila mula sa netizens laban sa pagkain ng icing ng cake ng real-life LGBT couple at TV hosts na sina Vice Gandaat Ion Perez sa “Isip-Bata” segment bagay na inakala ng ilan bilang “mahalay na napanood noong July 25.
Sinagot naman agad ng pamanuan ng ABS-CBN ang ipinataw na 12-airing days suspension sa kanilang noontime show at naghain ng Motion for Reconsideration.
At kahapon, inilabas ng MTRCB na pinamumunuan ni Lala Sotto ang kanilang naging resolusyon hinggil sa apilang MR ng producers ng It’s Showtime.
Narito ang kabuuan ng press statement ng MTRCB:
“The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) released a resolution dated 28 September 2023, denying the Motions for Reconsideration (MR) filed by GMA Network, Inc. and ABS-CBN Corporation.
“Said MRs sought relief from the Board’s ruling dated August 17, 2023, regarding the July 25, 2023 episode of the live noontime television program “It’s Showtime!”
Specifically, during the show’s “Isip Bata” segment, in which hosts Ryan Bang, Vice Ganda and Ion Perez allegedly acted indecently or inappropriately in the presence of children, which is alleged to have violated Chapter IV Section 2 (b) (1) of the 2004 Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Presidential Decree No. 1986.
“In view of which, the Board’s Decision dated 17 August 2023 is affirmed.”