That's Entertainment (TV series)

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Not to be confused with Nuts Entertainment.
That's Entertainment
Title card
Genre Teen, Variety show
Created by GMA Network
Developed by GMA Productions Inc.
Directed by Bud Daliwan
Starring German Moreno
Ike Lozada
and others
Country of origin Philippines
No. of episodes 3,200
Executive producer(s) Lenny C. Parto
Running time 1 hour
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original release January 6, 1986 (1986-01-06) – May 3, 1996 (1996-05-03)

That's Entertainment was a Filipino youth-oriented talent and variety show on GMA Network. The show aired from January 6, 1986 to May 3, 1996.


The show was launched on January 6, 1986 by GMA Network and gained popularity almost overnight among young audiences who were on the lookout for idols of their own. Hosted by the late actors and TV hosts German Moreno and Ike Lozada. "That's" first aired from the old GMA building in EDSA and soon moved in to the GMA Broadway Centrum in 1987 to accommodate more fans.

The show ushered in new stars (see That's Entertainment members) and would signify the changing of the guards in local show business. Some are deceased or inactive in showbiz and now in politics. The kids are grouped into five: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Every Saturday, all 5 groups were joined together and performed spectacular, well-rehearsed production numbers. The show also catapulted different dance group to popularity, The Manoeuvres, Streetboys, Abztract Dancers, Kids at Work, UMD all became the Philippines' premiere dance group because of the show.

In 1992, the show also won as Best Variety Show on PMPC Star Awards For TV and was accepted by himself the late Kuya Germs.

In March 1996, the show went off the air at the height of its popularity. The last episode of "That's Entertainment" was shown on Saturday primetime (9:00 pm) with former members reunited in a TV special entitled "That's The Reunion". The said TV special earned an award for Best Musical Special during the 1996 Star Awards.

That's Entertainment members[edit]

According to day groups:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • louie de leon
  • Bernard Alan
  • Armela Gutierez
  • Fatima Alvir
  • Mon Alvir
  • Rita Avila
  • Isabel Granada
  • Karen Asuncion
  • Leandro Baldemor
  • Genesis Canlapan
  • Billie Christian
  • Billy Joe Crawford
  • Trixie
  • Aubrey Rose Cruz
  • Donna Cruz
  • Jomar Cruz
  • Charlon Davao
  • Edwin de los Santos
  • Maricar de Mesa
  • Ferdinand Galang
  • Miguel Espenosa
  • Garry "Boy" Garcia
  • Jean Garcia
  • Jigo Garcia
  • Eric Francisco
  • Dingdong Avanzado
  • Jessa Zaragoza
  • Janno Gibbs
  • Katrin Gonzales
  • Regina Grace
  • Marichelle Hipolito
  • Michael Locsin
  • Carlos Morales
  • Richard Lorenzana
  • Mel Martinez
  • Liza Manalo
  • Carmi Martin
  • Brylle Mondejar
  • Myck Mondejar
  • Allan Ortega
  • Hazel Reyes
  • Manilyn Reynes
  • Louie Rivera
  • Ana Roces
  • Raffy Romillo
  • Vincent Carl Arroyo
  • Jeffrey Santos
  • Judy Ann Santos
  • Gladys Reyes
  • Marlo Silverio
  • Ryan Soler
  • Symon Soler
  • Karen Ramos
  • Arvinzon "Kurt" Cabadin
  • Johnson Uy
  • Vhalery joy Abellana
  • Maffi Pappin
  • Cristin Villareal
  • Myra Furo
  • Peter Cruz
  • Vin Curts
  • Wilson Pasia
  • Sheera Kristel Dimarucut
  • Angel Sanchez
  • Raphael Hernandez
  • Jones Ricalde
  • Jonathan (Athan) Ancheta
  • Maidu Morato
  • Aileen Pearl Angeles
  • Janet Arnaiz
  • Abigail Basilio
  • Cliff Cortazar
  • Jaypee de Guzman
  • Fredmore delos Santos
  • Sunshine Dizon
  • Michelle Ejercito
  • Shirley Fuentes
  • Tina Godinez
  • Ann Kimper
  • Noel Jandusay
  • Ronald Ledesma
  • Yam Ledesma
  • Lilet
  • Kier Legaspi
  • Nikki Martel
  • Jenny Anne Mendoza
  • Glydel Mercado
  • John Nite
  • Robert Ortega
  • John Alba
  • Kristina Paner
  • Bernadette Joy Reyes
  • Babyshake Rico
  • Rusty Ramirez
  • Melanie Ramos
  • Katrina Joy Rosario
  • Donita Rose
  • Filio Salazar
  • Nicole Samonte
  • Jeffrey Suarez
  • Romano Vasquez
  • Myra Peralta
  • Cris Villanueva
  • Ross Marlowe Magtibay
  • Joseph Ryan Coronel
  • Marillon Requerme
  • Michael Villanueva
  • Mikee Villanueva
  • Kennedy "Ken" Aguilar (child star- batchmate of Billy Joe Crawford)

In alphabetical order:



  • Rednex Dance Contest
  • That's Acting
  • That's Star Quiz
  • That's Stunting
  • That's News
  • That's Showbiz
  • That's Sports
  • That's Punk Rock!
  • Workshop On The Air


  • Winner, Best TV Special (That's....The Reunion TV Special) - 10th PMPC Star Awards for TV 1996
  • Winner, Best Variety Show (Saturday Entertainment) - 6th PMPC Star Awards for TV 1992

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