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GMA Network rolls out Holy Week programming schedule

Holy Week 2021

GMA Network presents a special programming schedule in observation of the Holy Week this Maundy Thursday (April 1), Good Friday (April 2), and Black Saturday (April 3).

Docudrama ‘Jesus: His Life’ opens Maundy Thursday at 6:00am with the stories of Mary, Joseph, and John the Baptist.

This will be followed by back-to-back animated features ‘Detective Conan’ at 7:30am and ‘The Croods’ at 8:30am.

CBN Asia is set to offer its Holy Week specials at 10:00am.

Afterwards, catch the heartwarming family movie ‘The Stray’ at 11:00am.

Lunch and laughter will be served with the back-to-back replay of two episodes of Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko titled ‘Boggs, The Easter Bunny Mischief’ and ‘Annie, The Runaway Bride Princess’ starting at 12:00pm.

The Hollywood classic featuring the retelling of the Biblical story of Moses in “The Ten Commandments” airs at 1:30pm.

Witness the life story of Kapuso actor Mikael Daez on GMA News and Public Affairs’ ‘Tunay Na Buhay’ at 5:00pm.

Come 5:30pm, I-Witness rolls out the documentaries ‘Gulong ng Pag-asa’ and ‘Isandaan.’

Then, tune in to GMA’s flagship newscast ‘24 Oras’ at 6:30pm. This will be followed by a marathon of the mini-series ‘Love on the Balcony,’ top billed by Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards and prime actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith, from the first season of the drama anthology ‘I Can See You’ at 7:15pm.

Cap off the night with the replay of #MPK’s ‘Ang KriminalnaBinuhay ng Diyos’ starring Primetime King Dingdong Dantes at 10:30pm.

Welcome Good Friday (April 2) with the internationally-acclaimed religious program ‘Power to Unite,’ hosted by Ms. Elvira Yap-Go at 6:00am. Then, ‘Jesus: His Life’ airs at 7:00am featuring the story of Caiaphas and the story of Judas.

Watch ‘The Story of Jesus for Children’, a family drama following His life as seen through the eyes of children at 7:30am.

Kids can look forward to adventure and comedy on ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ at 8:30am.

Afterwards, don’t miss CBN Asia’s Holy Week specials at 10:00am.

The whole family can tune in next to the inspirational movie ‘Life with Dog’ at 11:00am.

Recall Jesus’ seven last words from the Dominican Province via ‘Siete Palabras’ which starts at 12:00nn. Then, spend the rest of the afternoon with the action drama film ‘Gladiator’ at 3:00pm.

Meanwhile, ‘Tunay na Buhay’ presents the life story of ‘Mars Pa More’ host Iya Villania at 5:00pm. This will be followed by the I-Witness documentary of Howie Severino ‘Ibang Pagtingin’ at 5:30pm.

Then, GMA Network’s flagship newscast ‘24 Oras’ airs at 6:30pm. Viewers can rewatch the pilot week of GMA’s newest primetime series ‘First Yaya’ at 7:15pm.

Catch Bianca Umali as she takes on the role of an inspiring teen-amputee with the replay of #MPK ‘Sayaw ng Buhay: The LaircaNicdao Story’ at 10:30pm.

On April 3, Black Saturday begins with ‘Jesus: His Life’ stories featuring Pontius Pilate, Peter, and Magdalene at 6:00am.

Kids are in for a treat with a lineup of exciting films including ‘Bartok the Magnificent’ at 7:30am; ‘Trolls’ at 8:30am; ‘Barbie in a Mermaid Tale’ at 10:00am; and ‘Red Dog’ at 11:00am.

Meanwhile, fall in love with back-to-back romance movies ‘Cara x Jagger’ starring Ruru Madrid and Jasmine Curtis-Smith at 12:00pm and ‘Because I Love You’ with David Licauco and Shaira Diaz at 1:30pm. Then, the epic historical drama movie ‘Ben-hur’ airs at 3:00pm.

At 5:30pm, the I-Witness documentary ‘Nanay’ follows.

Viewers can catch ‘24 Oras Weekend’ and ‘First Yaya’ marathon at 6:30pm and 7:15pm, respectively.

Finally, don’t miss the documentary, ‘Fiesta: Ang MakulaynaPananampalatayang Pilipino’ from Jesuit Communications at 10:30pm.

Let us all pause and spend a fruitful Holy Week with our loved ones from the comfort of our homes with GMA’s Holy Week specials from April 1-3.