GMA 7 Airs Side On CBCP Criticizing ‘My Husband’s Lover’After Malacañang Palace reacted to the criticism put forth by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines against “My Husband’s Lover”, GMA Network itself has now issued a statement regarding the issue.
Recently, in an interview with Radyo Veritas, Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Youth (CBCP-ECY) executive secretary Fr. Kunegundo Gargantaang said that networks should be sensitive about the themes of shows they air.
He said that shows should also be judged by moral standards.
In a statement through Butch Raquel, Corporate Communications Consultant of the GMA Network, the company said that it welcomes the scrutiny from the CBCP.
Here is the full statement made by GMA 7 regarding the “My Husband’s Lover” issue:
“GMA Network welcomes the scrutiny of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) of our primetime program ‘My Husband’s Lover’. We believe that our program while tackling sensitive real-life situations is produced with utmost prudence and in good taste.
The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board or MTRCB has given the program an SPG (Strong Parental Guidance) rating and GMA is committed to comply with all its standards.
We would like to thank all the viewers of ‘My Husband’s Lover’ for supporting our program not just by watching it but via intelligent discussions and comments in all forms of media. The Kapuso Network is pleased with the high ratings that ‘My Husband’s Lover’ has achieved in its first two weeks and would like to assure the Filipino audience that we will continue to produce relevant and entertaining programs.”
Malacañang Palace, when reacting to the CBCP statement, referred to quick resolutions should the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board receive any complaints about the new show.