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Gains, losses, numbers that rocked showbiz in 2020

PEP — 2.1.2021

2020 will be remembered by showbiz fans as the year that saw the shutdown of TV giant ABS-CBN after 70 solons said yes to rejecting the renewal of its franchise. PHOTO/S: REGULARPASTOR.COM

Two major incidents devastated the showbiz industry in 2020: a global pandemic called COVID-19 and the closure of TV giant ABS-CBN.

Zero became a popular number given that for four months, there was zero movement, hence, celebrties had zero projects, zero raket, zero income.

Due to COVID-19, Metro Manila was placed under community quarantine on March 15, then, shortly, a stricter lockdown was implemented nationwide.

The film industry was severely affected.

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