MY “EAT BULAGA INDONESIA” EXPERIENCE

There’s not one Filipino who hasn’t heard of Eat Bulaga, the longest running noontime variety-game show in the Philippines.  I practically grew up with this show– daydreamed about joining the “Little Miss Philippines” contest, picked up the latest “knock-knock” jokes, patiently waited for the “Dobe Kara” segment, and always looked forward to the “Super SiReyna” candidates.  As a little girl, watching and getting entertained by this program made eating vegetables at lunch more tolerable.  Even when I became busier as a working adult, I would still catch a Saturday episode whenever I can  only to guess the “Pinoy Henyo” words of the day.

As if being a staple in the Filipino lives for over 30  years is not yet enough achievement, Eat Bulaga has added another feather on its cap.  For the first time in the Philippine television history, a local TV program is franchised by a network in another country.   Surya Citra Televisi or SCTV  in Indonesia has recently acquired franchise of Eat Bulaga, definitely a milestone we Filipinos should be proud of.

As EB Philippines celebrated its 33rd anniversary last Saturday, we had the privilege of watching EAT BULAGA INDONESIA live at the Studio Penta SCTV.   The Filipino community here in Indonesia was invited by SCTV’s Marketing Creative Services Advisor, Gerry Guzman.  Yes folks, he is a Pinoy!  Woot-woot!!!

Salamat Eat Bulaga, Terima kasih SCTV sa isang libo’t isang tuwa (one thousand and one fun).  Now I can truly say that Indonesia is indeed my second home. :)

While waiting for the show to start

Philippine and Indonesian flags being waved by the audience

Dennis and Luis, our very own Mr. Pogi candidates

Trust the Pinoys to get the message across

Teacher Vince sending some love back home

Our fully-clothed SexBomb counterparts

The games and props are patterned after EB Philippines

Kanan Kiri Bumbum Cring!

Now wearing our EB shirts which we won from the “Kanan Kiri” game

Our favorite Pinoy Henyo being played here as “Indonesian Pintar”

Their team won 2 Million IDR!

This Indonesian (girl)-Filipino (guy) tandem also won the Indonesian Pintar adult category

EB Indonesia also has this tambayan with a salon, barber shop and sar-sari store

Like its Philippine counterpart, EB Indonesia extends its hand to televiewers who are in need. This touching gesture never fails to warm the hearts of everyone watching.

The fun goes on even off-cam

Spotted these cute Pinoy kids in the studio

With LEO CONSUL, the lone Filipino among the hosts who hails from Bolinao, Pangasinan. Another Pinoy pride right there!

With one of the Indonesian hosts, Reza Bukan

Tita Nitz and Anna Mae enjoying a red carpet moment

Pitchur pitchur

Pinoy Henyo me playing around with the props at the backstage

Thumbs up for EAT BULAGA INDONESIA!

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Leo Consul
    Aug 19, 2012 @ 11:56:06

    Thank you so much for this article. Nice pictures you got! Thank you for visiting us and making our set more fun! We were all revved up! See you guys around…=)

    P.S: I took the liberty to share this on my fb. I hope you don’t mind…Thank you…=)

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  2. jerome
    Aug 19, 2012 @ 17:57:47

    i like all the photos taken the show of eat bulaga indonesia…i proud ot it… where we i can watch the eat bulaga indonesia in internet..what website? please tell me so that i can visit and watch…

    Reply

  3. iman caedin
    Aug 27, 2012 @ 21:43:23

    helo aet bulaga indonesia afa kabr semuanya //

    Reply

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  5. AIREEN
    Jan 01, 2013 @ 14:32:40

    hi EAT BULAGA INDONESIA . I REALLY LIKE UR SHOW THE SAME VERSION OF EAT BULAGA PHILIPPINES ,EVENTHOUGH I AM A FILIPINO BUT STILL U CATCH THE ATTENTION OF YHE WHOLE FILIPINO THERE.CONTINUE TO GIVE HAPPINESS. MORE POWER WITH UR SHOW…..

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    • Amory
      Jan 20, 2013 @ 21:42:16

      Salamat Aireen! Matutuwa Ang mga taga EB Indonesia sa suporta ng mga Pinoy diyan sa atin sa Pilipinas, makakarating ang iyong pagbati :)

      Reply

  6. Joey Mar Antonio
    Jan 13, 2013 @ 05:11:16

    Practice Indonesia Pintar free with your Android Phone using Pintar Trainer:

    Get it free at:

    http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tipid.pintartrainer

    Reply

  7. Josue Cyrus
    Jan 18, 2013 @ 19:58:44

    I love it really!!! Wow Eat Bulaga in Indonesia!!!

    Reply

  8. Miguel Garcia
    Jan 26, 2013 @ 12:49:30

    Hi Ms Amory, Do you have any idea how i can watch EBI Live in Jakarta? Who’s to contact? etc…Thanks in advance :-)

    Reply

  9. julie
    Mar 18, 2013 @ 21:41:25

    hi amory just like you, i grew up with eat bulaga…. nakaka proud talagang may nag franchise na ibang bansa sa eat bulaga…. how’s the rating of eat bulaga indonesia? number 1 din?

    Reply

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