ABS-CBN will officially stay off-air, as the House Committee on Legislative Franchises rejected the new franchise application of the network today, July 10.
Votes ended with 70 voting yes, 11 no, two solons were inhibited from voting and one abstained. The committee then ruled to "deny the application of ABS-CBN Corporation for a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain radio and broadcasting stations in the Philippines."
But prior to the voting, some of the biggest Kapamilya stars showed their support to ABS-CBN by joining the caravan that called for the granting of a franchise to the network. Among those who made an appearance were Vice Ganda, Angel Locsin, Piolo Pascual, Kathryn Bernardo, Karla Estrada, Jolina Magdangal, and Melai Cantiveros.
See photos from the caravan in the gallery above!
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