Ang dating doon bubble gang
In early 2013, the show launched its talent search called Bagong Gang: The Search for the New Recruits, Joyce Ching (cast member of the now-defunct Bubble Gang Jr.), Jan Manual, RJ Padilla, Juancho Trivino, Arny Ross, and Protege winner Denise Barbacena were among the other contestants.
The show celebrated its 18th anniversary and dubbed the two-part special as Barely Legal, on October 7, 2013, in the Republiq Club in Resorts World Manila. of IBC (which ran for 10 years) and John En Marsha of RPN (which ran for 17 years). The special episode features star-studded guests and a crossover with other shows of the network.
This is the fourth time that the show has been preempted in a regular Friday as the show is preempted on Good Friday in observance of the Holy Week.
On November 25, 2016, Bubble Gang added some of the newest members like Star Struck alumnus Arra San Agustin, Jak Roberto and Arianne Bautista.
The show introduces new cast members such as Chariz Solomon, Carla Abellana, Paolo Contis, Mikael Daez, Andrea Torres, Max Collins, Sef Cadayona, and Betong Sumaya, and new segments such as Ikaw at ang Ina, Lala Ytera, Atlit, Istambay sa Looban, & Antonietta. On October 24, 2014, the show celebrated its 19th anniversary, dubbed as 19 B. November 6, 2015 marks the show's 1000th episode on television.
Bagong Gang contestant Denise Barbacena & Jan Manual won the contest & are now part of the show, with Ching, Padilla, Trivino, and Ross also joining the cast, coincidentally, numbers of the cast members are 20 more. Bubble Gang celebrated their 20th anniversary on November 27, 2015 with a documentary titled I M Bubble Gang: The Bubble Gang 20th Anniversary Special and produced by GMA News and Public Affairs, The past and present casts including former "Kababol" Ogie Alcasid in which he returns to the set has been interviewed by the network's most trusted personalities, Jessica Soho and Mike Enriquez, They had stories regarding on the funny and amusable experiences they spent for the past 20 years on Philippine television.
Instead of riding on with the trend, they goofed around the concept and made their mark as the site of the biggest gathering of soap spoofs, it introduced two segments such as Miyusik Tagalog Bersiyon & Miyusik English Versiyon which Michael V.Bubble Gang also celebrated its 21st Anniversary with guests such as Ogie Alcasid, the Phenomenal love team Al Dub and many more.The 2-part anniversary episode is dubbed as: 21 Gang Salute.Ang Dating Doon became such a phenomenon that the segment itself landed on the front pages of some of the major newspapers in the country.The segment became part of Philippine popular culture when it got spoofed in advertisements, and in other television shows as well.