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T.O.D.A.S. (Television's Ouytrageously Delightful All-Star Show)
Also known as Happy TODAS (2010-2012)
Format Comedy
Gag show
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by IBC Entertainment TV Group
Written by Isko Salvador
Raymond Navarro
Jovany Ponce
Directed by Bert de Leon
Creative director(s) Joey de Leon
Starring Joey de Leon
Cara Eriguel
Keempee de Leon
Hans Mortel
Kitkat
Jimmy Santos
and others
Opening theme T.O.D.A.S.
remix by DJ MOD (2010-2014)
T.O.D.A.S.
sung by Joey de Leon (2014-present)
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) English
Filipino
No. of episodes n/a (airs Saturdays)
Production
Executive producer(s) Rowie Valencia
Lorna Feliciano
Location(s) Live Studio 2 IBC Studio, Broadcast City, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setup Multicamera setup
Running time 1 hour
Saturday at 22:15 (PST)
Production company(s) IBC Comedy Unit
Broadcast
Original channel IBC
Picture format 480i (SDTV) (1981-1989, 2010-2015)
1080i (HDTV) (2015-present)
Original run Original:
1981 – February 8, 1989
As Happy TODAS:
July 17, 2010 – September 22, 2012
Revival:
September 29, 2012 – present
Chronology
Related shows T.O.D.A.S. Again (April 26, 1993-1996)
TODAS Kids
External links
Official Website Website
T.O.D.A.S. (Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show) is the longest-running, multi-awarded and top-rated comedy gag show in the Philippines broadcast by IBC every Saturday nights after Maya Loves Sir Chief, featuring the entertainment guru and the master comedian Joey de Leon, Cara Eriguel, Keempee de Leon, Hans Mortel and Jimmy Santos. It also airs internationally via Global IBC, while re-runs are aired via IBC Classics.

The show aired from 1981 to February 8, 1989 and was originally aired every Wednesday. On July 17, 2010, the show began airing again on IBC's weekend primetime block. The show made a legacy and celebrated its 35th year on Philippine television on July 23, 2016, as it became a household name and holds the record of being the longest-running comedy program on air and considered as one of the Filipino's favorite local comedy shows of all-time in the history of Philippine television, next to Bubble Gang which aired on GMA since October 20, 1995. On April 11, 2015, the first comedy show of IBC aired in HDTV format.

HistoryEdit

When several new shows started copying its format, Happy TODAS (Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show) is the revival of one of the most successful gag shows in the ’80s was predecessor T.O.D.A.S. series on IBC which included Joey de Leon, Maribeth Bichara, Freida Fonda, Spanky Rigor, Richie D'Horsie, Jimmy Santos and Val Sotto which featured a great line of comedic talents.

The show premiered on July 17, 2010 as a debut tonight which considered as the pioneer in a gag shows on Philippine television airs every Saturday nights that garnering a higher-ratings on its timeslot compared to other TV shows from ABS-CBN and GMA.

TODAS made itself felt on its premiere special and now the weekly series in 1981. Outrageously delightful comedy hour to make Channel 13 truly an enjoyable channel to watch.

Through the years ago, TODAS (Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show) was consistently the number one comedy show in the country. To date, an all-male show on Philippine television of its kind has ever surpassed its popularity making its huge success phenomenal.

With a new timeslot and programming, Happy TODAS that expect gags, skits, parodies, sketches, and music will have musical numbers and they are also features live comedy performance, a barrage of gags, spoofs, sketches, skits, knock-knock portion and will feature sexy ladies and models, and an artist-of-the-week along with topped in the guest performances from your favorite Kapinoy superstars. 

Its original cast that including Keempee de Leon, TV host Sam Y.G., Hans Mortel, the amir of rap-turned-comedian Carlos Agassi, Jimmy Muna and stand-up comedian Victor Anastacio. The show aired on Saturday nights is directed by Bert de Leon and introduced new segments.

Revert to original title T.O.D.A.S. starring Joey de LeonEdit

On September 29, 2012, Happy TODAS reverted back to the original tile (T.O.D.A.S.) as the original version of the 80's gag show, premieres on September 29 with a new twist, a new flavor and a new generation. Original T.O.D.A.S. mainstay Joey de Leon which was return to his original mother network, IBC after he sign a program contract of the network last September 20.

The show celebrates its 41th aniversary on Philippine television as return to aired on September 29, 2012, at IBC studio 2 in Broadcast City. T.O.D.A.S. made itself felt on its premiere special and now the weekly series in 1981. Outrageously delightful comedy hour to make IBC truly an enjoyable channel to watch.

Through the years ago, T.O.D.A.S. (Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show) was consistently the number one comedy show in the country. To date, the gag show on Philippine television of its kind has ever surpassed its popularity making its huge success phenomenal.

With a new timeslot and programming, T.O.D.A.S., the show gained instant popularity featuring a barrage of gags, spoofs, parodies, knock-knock portion, comedy skits and will feature sexy ladies and models, and an artist-of-the-week along with guest stars of IBC topped in the guest performances from your favorite Kapinoy stars.

Original writer Isko Salvador says "merely a repitition of T.O.D.A.S., a developed version, which aims at more contemporary humor suited for the audience. Since then, the gag show will dominate the ratings chart every Saturday. When it comes to local gag shows, T.O.D.A.S. will always be in our memory as the show that made a mark and set a trend in the entertainment industry in the 80's.

In January 25, 2014, the show added the sexy actress Sam Pinto who is now a Kapinoy to joined the cast, for the main cast inclue Joey, Cristine, Keempee, Sam, Victor and Hans with the rest of T.O.D.A.S. gang.

Due to its popularity in 2014, the gag show released a comedy parody movie, T.O.D.A.S. The Movie via IBC Films which is released on May 5, 2014.

On October 4, 2014. Wowie de Guzman, Bobby YanPrincess Ryan and Jao Mapa  added as the new cast members of the show.

On October 24, 2015, the show debuted VBJ's Ang Probynsiyamo, a parody of ABS-CBN actionserye FPJ's Ang Probinsyano. The portion quickly won critical acclaim due to the impersonation of Keempee de Leon as SPO2 Regalto "Galto" Dalisay Police S, a parody of SPO2 Ricardo "Cardo" Dalisay Police S (Coco Martin) which became notorious for the character's action as they threat the green jokes.

On July 2016, T.O.D.A.S. celebrated its 35th anniversary on July 23 which they will have guests like Brod Pete, Cacai Bautista, Abra and Sarah Lahbati. A documentary on July 30, 2016 titled Tawa 35th T.O.D.A.S. Year: T.O.D.A.S. 35th Anniversary Documentary Special, and produced by IBC News and Current Affairs. The past and present casts including original T.O.D.A.S. member Joey de Leon and interviewed by the news reporter Czarinah Lusuegro. They will have stories regarding on the funny and amusable experiences they spent for the past 35 years on Philippine television, Also feature comedy skits from past to the present are also featured, and indeed, T.O.D.A.S. is the longest-running comedy show in the Philippines that has been giving excitement, light and funny comedy and laughter for 35 years.

FormatEdit

The format of T.O.D.A.S. emphasizes on pop culture parody. Skits and sketches are performed in a manner similar to other variety shows.

T.O.D.A.S. spoofs in other shows and commercials, and it also takes on other celebrities and political figures. It began the pilot and subsequent episodes with the comedy show's opening number before the opening of the show in the announcer of IBC's continuity voice-over Bob Novales, Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show, ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts, prepare for last top, it's time for T.O.D.A.S. is a famous phrase into the opening titles/montage and cast introductions for the program stating that the spoofs were taken from television shows, commercials, and parody movies.

CastEdit

Main CastEdit

At present, Joey de Leon and Jimmy Santos are the only remaining original artists since 1981.

Supporting CastEdit

Extended CastEdit

Former CastEdit

T.O.D.A.S. Again (1993-1996)

Celebrity guestEdit

PortionsEdit

Current Portions/SegmentsEdit

Parodies

  • Balitawa - a spoof newscast. Joey de Leon (September 29, 2012-present) played as Tad Fallon (a parody of Ted Failon) (formerly Keempee de Leon from July 17, 2010 to September 22, 2012) and Princess Ryan as Vacky Morelas. Former: Melanie Marquez as Charo Tiangco. (2010-2017), Kitkat as Mellie Morelas (2017-2018).
  • Fallon Mayon - parody of ABS-CBN's current affairs program Failon Ngayon (2010-present)
  • Bidag - parody of IBC's investgative public service program Bitag (2010-present).
  • Da Medyo Late Nyde Show with Joey D. - parody of TV5 and PTV's comedy talk show The Medyo Late Night Show with Jojo A. (2012-present)
  • Minid do Win Id - a parody of the Philippine version of the US game show Minute to Win It (ABS-CBN) (2013-present).
  • Jon D'Magno's Lob Nodes - a spoof anthology segment of IBC's drama anthology Joe D'Mango's Love Notes hosted by Jon D'Magno (played by Joey de Leon) (2014-present).
  • Your Mukha Sounds Familiar - parody of the Philippine version of the US reality show Your Face Sounds Familiar (ABS-CBN) (2015-present)
  • SSPG: Sobrang-sobra Pilyong Gags, Bawal Na Bata, Tulog Ka! - parody of MTRCB's SPG rating advisory, collection of green jokes) (2015-present)
  • Battle of the Brainless - a parody of Battle of the Brains. In each episode, the competitors are said to come from high schools whose names sound very similar to those of actual Philippine schools. Each question given by host is usually met by incorrect and humorous responses from competitors. The episode mostly ends in a tie for all public high schools. The host (portrayed by Joey de Leon) is also known to wear shorts, which is revealed as he moves away from his rostrum. (2015-present)
  • VBJ's Ang Probynsiyamo - parody of ABS-CBN's actionserye FPJ's Ang Probinsyano (2015-present).
  • Tonide wid Boy Abudha - parody of ABS-CBN's primetime entertainment talk show Tonight with Boy Abunda (2015-present)
  • Super Duterte - A superhero loosy based on the current President Rodrigo Duterte. His power comes a president he'd made. Masa is a Filipino word for mass, a large number or amount or extent. He is known as Mula sa Masa, Para sa Masa. (2016-present)
  • Linaw na Pagbablaga (Plotline 8888, President Kumplex Centra) - a parody of PTV's public service program Linya ng Pagbabago (Hotline 8888, Presidential Complaint Center) (produced by Presidential Broadcast Staff - Radio TV Malacañang (RTVM)) (2018-present)
  • several commercial parodies (mostly seen characters on the commercial spoofs.)
  • joke time portion

Original segments

  • Paminta 101 (2015-present) (starring Joey de Leon, Bobby Yan, Carlos Agassi and Wowie de Guzman)
  • Shooting Patrol - featuring Joey de Leon as Tad Fallon, the reporter covering the story. Former: Keempee de Leon as Tad Fallon (2010-2012) (1981-1989, 2010-present)
  • Scenes We'd Like to See - The staff are on the set for one of the scenes portion of TODAS, and based on the true story with pop culture, from television and movies ranging from drama, sitcom, fantasy, action, horror, thriller, adventure, etc. (1981-1989, 2010-present).
  • Poke-Pokan Na (2015-present) - the game portion

FormerEdit

Recurring charactersEdit

Former

StudioEdit

Since 2013, T.O.D.A.S. taped their episodes from IBC studios located at Broadcast City, Capitol Hills, Old Balara, Diliman, Quezon City. Aside from this, they also do out-of-town locations anywhere in the Philippines.

Spin-offsEdit

Main article: TODAS Kids

After the Saturday primetime success of the top-rating gag show T.O.D.A.S., the kiddie gag show T.O.D.A.S. Kids featured child and young actors as comedians. The show premiered on September 15, 2013 featuring the children in various comedic situations for kids.

ControversyEdit

SPG RatingEdit

Just like its rival show Bubble Gang and Banana Sundae, T.O.D.A.S. was also given an SPG rating by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) due to themes and strong language as well as sexual content when Hans Mortel potrayed Randiga Duterte (a mocking reference to the current President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte).

Awards and recognizionEdit

Alta Media Icon AwardsEdit

  • 4th Alta Media Icon Awards (Best Comedy Program Actor) - Won (Joey de Leon)
  • 4th Alta Media Icon Awards (Best Comedy Program) - Won

GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment AwardsEdit

KBP Golden Dove AwardsEdit

  • 24th KBP Golden Dove Awards (Best TV Comedian) - Won (Joey de Leon)
  • 24th KBP Golden Dove Awards (Best Comedy Program) - Won

Golden Screen AwardsEdit

  • 2014 Winner, Outstanding Gag Program

Gawad Tanglaw AwardsEdit

  • 2014 12th Gawad Tanglaw Awards (Best Gag Show) - Won

Anak TV Seal AwardsEdit

  • 2016 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Favorite TV Program) - Won
  • 2015 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Well-Liked TV Program) - Won
  • 2014 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Well-Liked TV Program) - Won
  • 2013 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Well-Liked TV Program) - Won

PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionEdit

Catholic Mass Media AwardsEdit

  • 38th Catholic Mass Media Awards (Best Comedy Program) - Won
  • 35th Catholic Mass Media Awards (Best Gag Show Stars) - Won (Joey de Leon, Cristine Reyes, Keempee de Leon, Hans Mortel, Victor Anastacio, Sam YG and Carlos Agassi)
  • 35th Catholic Mass Media Awards (Best Comedy Gag Show) - Won

TriviaEdit

  • This gag show marked the comeback of IBC's primetime comedy after 7 years and aired on Saturday night.
  • This is also Joey de Leon's comeback project of IBC after 12 years (with Back to Iskul Bukol from 1999 to 2000).

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

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