Coming in full circle, the cute teen heartthrob from ABS-CBN’s “Star Circle” had become a multi-awarded Actor, TV Host, restaurateur, chef, concert producer, all-around businessman and now a host advisor. From ABS-CBN to GMA-7 now on the Kapatid Network, Marvin Agustin pushes the envelope further as he takes the big leap of sharing his accomplishments as an actor-chef-restaurateur now as the lead host of TV5’s Artista Academy.
Best to show a timeless star that continues to gain respect in showbiz, Marvin will host the biggest and most anticipated Kapatid Network’s Artista Academy talent search. “TV5 through Perci Intalan and Wilma Galvante offered me to do Artista Academy”, says Marvin during an interview with The Philippine Daily Inquirer. He felt that it was the perfect reality show for him after the steadfast lead among his contemporaries in showbiz who have come and gone.
We have all awed from the Marvin launched as an actor via ABS-CBN’s Star Circle in the 90s with several remarkable performances in “Gimik”, “Esperanza”, and the primetime drama “Sa Sandaling Kailangan Mo Ako” where fan base exponentially grew teamed up with Ms. Jolina Magdangal. From the loveteam both transferred to Kapuso Network years after, Marvin had become completely gained a name on his own after being part of the trio with Dominic Ochoa and Rico Yan in the same decade. He found his second wind at GMA-7’s comeback with Jolina in “I Love New York” , “Asian Treasures” with Robin Padilla and Angel Locsin. His notable character as hunchback in “Mga Mata ni Angelita”, made a mark on Pinoy households as more mature, edgy and iconic dramatic actor.
Marvin’s passion and commitment to improving the quality of entertainment in the Philippines showed him the path to grow and share what he knows as an Artista. “I can very well relate to the future artistas of TV5”, he continued. He had experienced all the process of auditions to rejections from his beginnings in ABS-CBN’s “Star Circle” auditions in the 90s. Kapamilya launched his career 16 years ago and Kapuso allowed him to explore his other potentials. It was TV5 who was generous to have given him the opportunity to be a line producer looking for new shows for other newbies to stardom. It was through Marvin’s creative ideas and concepts that TV5’s Kanta Pilipinas was born. The show earned him the authority to be one of the most regarded line producers that scours the nation for exemplary talents.
“Now, Kapatid Network is expanding my horizons by letting me produce shows for the station that will discover talents and fulfill dreams”, he added. At Futuretainment Inc., Marvin Agustin continues to provide opportunities to aspiring talents in showbiz producing several shows and acts shown in all the said networks.
Up the ante at all types of opportunities, Marvin showed gratitude to both networks where he traces his roots as an artista. “All 3 stations aim to entertain and I remain very grateful to channels 2 and 7, “ he continued. It took 15 years in showbiz for Marvin to explore his potentials more than acting as chef, restaurateur and concert producer and his continued success in all fields earned him the right to be the best role model for actors and actresses today. With business partnerships in more than 8 restos of Sumo Sam Foods chains now expanding exponentially with more than 24 stores nationwide, Marvin Agustin’s career and businesses flourished at the same time.
He was there all along behind the curtains every Saturday joined by veteran and award-winning dramatic actor, Cesar Montano as the Live Presentor in TV5’s Artista Academy and he’s ready to step up the stage to wow the audience with his wit and skills.
The long wait is over for Marvin Agustin to come out of the curtains as host of TV5’s Artista Academy which held grand auditions last June 19, 2012 at Smart Araneta Coliseum. It is the Marvin we have anticipated to lift up the Filipino talents today, a genuine leader and role model in Philippine entertainment industry, proud to be a Kapatid, soon on TV5! Don’t miss Marvin Agustin and the country’s search for the next big star on TV5’s Artista Academy slated to be shown on July 2012, a show to boost FAME, FORTUNE and STARDOM to aspiring actors.