Mariel Rodriguez, the newest Kapatid of TV5 network and an addition to the family of Willie’s prime time game show ‘Wil Time Big Time’, made her first appearance and grand entrance at the said game show last October 15.

“Mga kababayan naming, Kapatid, Kapuso, Kapamilya. Starting this day, magbibigay sa inyo at magbibigay saya sa ating lahat. Makakapiling po natin araw-araw. Please welcome, Mariel Rodriguez,” Willie proudly announced.

Mariel greeted the audience and Willie saying, “Hi Kuya, thank you mga kapatid, thank you! Maraming-maraming salamat po. Thank you so much! Wow! Kuya, naiyak naman ako sa sinabi mo. Pagkatapos ng lahat-lahat, thank you so much. Magkakasama pala tayo ulit, kuya. Thank you so much…”

“Thank you talaga. Maraming salamat. Hindi lang sko ang lumipat dito sa happy network pati mga Forever  Mariel. Maraming-maraming salamat,” said Mariel.

The other hosts of ‘Wil Time Big Time’ welcomed the former ABS-CBN host into the show. TV5 officials and TV personalities also warmly welcomed Mariel through a VTR that was specially prepared for her on her first appearance on the game show.

Meanwhile, actor Robin Padilla surprised Mariel through a serenade song entitled ‘Ipagpatawad Mo’ with a bouquet of flowers. The actor also extended his gratitude to ABS-CBN’s former show Wowoweewhere he first met his wife Mariel.

The show ‘Wowowee’ was the first ever game show where Willie Revillame and Mariel Rodriguez worked together as hosts of the show.