For Rico J. Puno, he, Randy Santiago and John Estrada have been brought together by destiny.
Viewers of Happy Yipee Yehey
may have realized by now that ABS-CBN is pushing Rico J. Puno, John Estrada, and Randy Santiago as the new host-trio of the noontime show, still together with the original co-hosts Toni Gonzaga, Mariel Rodriguez, Bianca Manalo, John Estrada, Melai Cantiveros, Jason Francisco and Matteo Guidicelli.
While each is known for being an experienced and funny host, the triumvirate assured that they would not try to outdo each other in hosting the show. “Hindi magwo
-work kung ia-
outdo mo ‘yung isat-isa eh
,” John explained. “Dapat talaga may
receiver kami, meron kaming taga-balanse at meron kaming
feeder.” Randy added that they are all old enough to know better about being effective hosts. Rico also said that his effective hosting partnership with John and Randy is reflected by the improved ratings that show has posted in the past few episodes.
John added that they are not competing with the hosts of rival shows and looked on it in a positive light. “Katulad ng sinabi namin, andito tayo para magpasaya. Kung nagbibigay din sila ng saya, eh mas maganda. Lahat tayo nagbibigay saya
This coming Saturday, July 30, the new theme song of Happy Yipee Yehey
, titled “Nanananana
” along with the new team-up of Rico, John, and Randy, which will be called RJR will be launched on the show.
Rico said that he is thankful to ABS-CBN management for putting him on the noontime show again. He also declared that destiny brought Randy, John, and himself together. “’Yung
team, you just don’t put it up, it’s destiny [and] you cannot argue with the perfect combination, [considering that] it’s my first time to be with them. Mga bastos din kasi.
I was not expecting na ito palang dalawa parang ito pala ang tunay kong kabarkada at kasama
. Team player kaming lahat
and if each of us is a team player, then it’s perfect combination. Hindi namin pinraktis, eh
John supported Rico’s statement by saying that they have an undeniable chemistry. “Atsaka ‘yung mga
antics namin mas maraming adlib talaga
. Spontaneous ‘yon, hindi namin pinag-isipan, hindi namin pinlano. Noong nag-usap nga kaming tatlo ang sabi namin
, ‘let’s just be ourselves’ kasi lalabas naman ‘yan.
” “Ang importante d’yan pare-pareho ang ginugusto namin
,” added Randy.