Derek Ramsay’s manager reveals the reason why the actor decided to move from ABS-CBN to TV5.
Why Derek Ramsay chose TV5? What his shows?
In the latest celebrity update, it can be told that the TV5’s offer for Derek is to go to
and host the Philippine primer to this year’s summer Olympics that convinced
him to move from Kapamilya to the Kapatid network.
“Money is secondary (Derek comes from a well-to-do family). They (TV5) offered Derek a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
is his second country (Derek is half-British, half Filipino),” his manager Joji
Furthermore, Derek felt that at 32, he may not get the said offer again according to Joji.
In addition, Derek makes so excited about the job is the prospect of seeing the
and Great Britain
together in one single event.
The 32 year old actor also can’t pass the chance to host the “Amazing Race: Philippine edition,” which he himself wanted to join but now, Derek must content himself watching it from the sidelines as a host.
“My good friend Manny V. Pangilinan (TV5 owner) started asking me if I can bring Derek and my stars to the network two years ago but I said I can help them build up stars instead.” Joji recalls when the Philippine primer for the London Olympics hosting stint came along; Derek had to grab the opportunity.”
“I told him nagtrabaho naman siyang maayos sa ABS-CBN. His last three movies with Star Cinema (“Corazon,” Praybeyt Benjamin” and “No Other Woman) earned well,” Joji revealed.
As the matter of fact, he thinks “Corazon” is the biggest indie film in the market since it is now on its third week and has so far earned P52 Million during its run in 30 theaters.