WILLIE Revillame has returned after the child abuse controversy hurled at him in his former program "Willing Willie."
Revillame’s new daily variety and game show, “Wil Time Big Time,” was so named because, according to him, “it treats the masa who watch here as big time.” They include the “granddads and grandmoms, sisters and brothers, the sick in hospitals, the poor and the deprived,” and the people, rich and poor, who come to watch in the studio.
“Wil Time Big Time” used to be just a segment in “Willing Willie.” In fact, it was in this segment where the six-year old Jan-Jan Suan tearfully performed a macho dance last March, stirring up an outcry of child abuse that forced them off the air a month later. But the network’s decision to take the segment’s name as the revived show’s new name had not come with “a statement,” but rather just because “it has an international ring to it.” He said they are about to go international.
Before the exodus of major advertisers from the TV show, Willie and TV5’s spokespersons were adamant and strong about no infractions and no child abuse occurred in the show.
With this vast improvement, will he and his new show reach higher success and maintain that status for a long time? Just asking...