Kapamilya artists bid fans goodbye as House denies new ABS-CBN franchise

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 10) — Several Kapamilya actors and talents temporarily said goodbye to their supporters as ABS-CBN fails to secure a franchise to resume broadcast operations.

The House Legislative Franchises Committee denied the media giant a new franchise Friday, with a 70-11 vote, after weeks of deliberations.

READ: House panel denies ABS-CBN’s bid for fresh franchise

Many of the artists thanked their fans for standing with them and supporting the network’s bid to get another 25-year franchise.

Actress Angel Locsin thanked Filipinos for receiving the programs of ABS-CBN into their homes for years.