BY THE NUMBERS: KathNiel Ready To Take The Primetime Throne

From Teen King and Queen to Primetime King and Queen! That is the road Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla seemed traveling. With the back to back to back success of their primetime teleseryes, KathNiel is nowhere to go but up. Following successive victories of their primetime bida programs, the two are really ripe to take on the lead and reign Philippine television’s most coveted spot; the Primetime. The beginning Before the rise of KathNiel, Kathryn was paired with different actors. She was teamed up with …

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BY THE NUMBERS: “Impostora” remake keeps up to the original

“A remake that keeps up to the original”. That is how I will characterize GMA network’s latest offering, Impostora. A remake of the 2007 series starring Iza Calzado and Sunshine Dizon, the millennial Impostora top billed Kris Bernal showed promise that could follow the fate of its predecessor. The Pilot Week Kapuso is solidifying its afternoon prime line-up with the addition of Impostora. Replacing D’Originals, Impostora didn’t disappoint as it registered well in the rating’s board. During its pilot episode last July 10, 2017, Impostora posted …

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SHOWBIZ WEDGE: How did ‘Quiz Vee’ and ‘Miss Q&A’ impact viewers?

“It’s Showtime” and “Eat Bulaga” have new segments specifically exclusive for the gay community. Miss Q&A exhibits the wit of its contestants while Quiz Vee shows the intelligence of its players. But which of these segments really won the hearts of many Filipinos? Let’s find out. Miss Q&A Miss Q&A received positive feedback from netizens upon its initial airing. Netizens love the odd questions by the hosts towards the contestants such as “Kung dalawa na lang ang natitira mong ngipin, ano ang mas gusto mo — …

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BY THE NUMBERS: Pacman fever no more

“The world stops no more.” Remember the days when every street in the country seemed like streets of a ghost town because you can barely see people. Less crime, light traffic with very few to no cars in the streets and major highways, and every TV screens and radios tuned it to the most anticipated fight of the country’s national fighter Pacquiao. That was the norm then every time the Pambansang Kamao Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is fighting inside the boxing ring.  The whole country feels like being …

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Showbiz Ex-Couples who have managed to stay as friends

Think of all the former couples you know. Now think of the ones you know who have managed to remain friends. We’re guessing you can count the number who are still close on one hand — and even that seems like a stretch. In showbiz, there are a couple of celebrities who have managed to remain friends despite the closure of their love relationship. They say that those who can stay friends with a former love are the most mature, satisfied partners among us — and the …

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SHOWBIZ WEDGE: Nadine Lustre, Maureen Wroblewitz talk of the town; Manny Pacquiao, Jake Zyrus fall down

Four showbiz personalities topped the Philippines’ social media list as the most-talk-about stars last week. These newsmakers have made different impacts to showbizlandia; but who among them emerged as this week’s biggest losers and respectable winners? Find out here on Showbiz Wedge! At The Top Nadine Lustre FHM Philippines recently announced Nadine Lustre as the country’s sexiest woman after running a monthlong poll on their official Facebook page. In an interview with ABS-CBN News, Nadine thanked all her fans who supported and voted for her to …

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BY THE NUMBERS: Ika-6 Na Utos’ slow and victorious climb to the top

“The afternoon teleserye that tramples the heavyweight in daytime programming.” Who would have thought that the mighty noontime show whose appeal, dominance and influence spans decades, will be trampled by an untested pairing in a usual afternoon teleserye. Yes, “Ika-6 Na Utos” did that, dethroning long-time daytime leader “Eat Bulaga!”. But what does this cliche storied teleserye got to achieve that privilege of reducing “Eat Bulaga!” to the runner-up position? The slow and steady run. “Ika-6 Na Utos” had a slow but steady climb to the …

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LOVE AT FIRST LIKE: Celebrity Couples Who Found Love Through Social Media

It’s always fun to hear the stories of how celebrity couples met, whether it was at an awards show, while on tour or through mutual friends. You might be shocked to find out which one of your favorite actors met his love while inside a condominium’s elevator. But, as technology becomes a bigger influence in our lives every single day, it’s not surprising that lots of celebrity couples are actually starting to meet through social media. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram – nothing is off limits! To be …

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K SPOTTED: Nadine Lustre and Kim Domingo, this year’s Sexiest and the Runner Up

The jury has decided: Nadine Lustre is 2017’s FHM Sexiest Woman While her fans triumph, there are others who believe that the runner-up deserves it more Few days ago, FHM Philippines hailed the new Queen of Sexy. 23-year-old Kapamilya actress Nadine Lustre landed at the number 1 spot with 491,039 votes in the men’s magazine’s poll. On June 29, they have officially awarded her the plaque of recognition as the 2017 FHM Sexiest Woman today. However, what Nadine considers as an “achievement,” bashers see as a swindle. The …

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SHOWBIZ WEDGE: “Mulawin Vs Ravena” becomes an instant dog food for hungry wolves, vampires of “La Luna Sangre”

Who would have thought that ABS-CBN would release its third installment for its ‘Moonstone’ franchise? Well, the strong debut of “La Luna Sangre” became the newest headache of GMA Network. “Mulawin VS Ravena” and “My Love from the Star” figuratively became instant dog foods of the hungry wolves. Obviously, Kapamilya stars emerged as the winners of this week’s Showbiz Wedge because of the instant success of “La Luna Sangre”. But who among these Kapuso stars faced the catastrophic supremacy of this third Moonstone franchise? Let’s …

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