Paulo Avelino's transfer to ABS-CBN has been confirmed by the photos posted on the internet. The StarStruck alumnus signed a 2-year contract with the Kapamilya network on August 15, 2011. Present in the contract signing were ABS-CBN Channel Head Cory Vidanes, Business Unit Head Deo Endrinal, and Paulo's manager Leo Dominguez.
When asked how it feels now that he's already a certified Kapamilya, the 23-year-old actor said, “Exciting, kinakabahan at masaya at the same time." – abs-cbnnews.com
Paulo Avelino further explained that the reason for his transfer was his need to explore out of his comfort zone and that he wants to reinvent himself as an actor.