The news that ABS-CBN noontime show "Happy Yipee Yehey" will be cancelled had gone out of the box. The noontime shows which features John Estrada and Randy Santiago will be airing their last episode on February 4, SATURDAY.
Happy Yipee Yehey hosts also includes Toni Gonzaga, Rico J. Puno, Pokwang, John Prats, Matteo Guidicelli, and Bianca Manalo.. The show first aired on February 12, 2011 together with former host Mariel Rodrigues who had already transferred to TV 5. Mariel is now hosting Willie Revillame's show "Wil Time Bigtime."
Willie Revillame which has former close ties with John Estrada and Randy Santiago previously warned them about this eventual scenario but the two seemingly ignored such warnings. Many are now asking if Revillame would be very happy with the turn-out of events since it proved his opinion and speculations.
AN STATEMENT was issued by ABS-CBN last Thursday, January 26 and was published by Yahoo! Philippines OMG!
"'Happy Yipee Yehey' (HYY) will have its last episode with the grand finals of its "My Girl" search at the AFP Theater on Saturday, February 4, 2012.
ABS-CBN is very grateful to the HYY hosts and production staff for their hard work and contribution in giving our noontime viewers a "happy, yipee, yehey" experience for the past year.
We also extend our deepest gratitude to our viewers, here in the Philippines and in The Filipino Channel (TFC) markets worldwide, for their support to the program.
The HYY hosts will be given new projects that kapamilyas will surely enjoy."
Despite these developments Happy Yipee Yehey had earned the title of being the “Best Noontime Show” at the 2011 Ateneode Manila University Dangal ng Bayan Awards and was also given the 2011 Anak TV Seal awardee.