REVIEW: ABS-CBN, GMA Network battle [again] over ‘Love’ as a theme in their Christmas Station IDs

It’s the Season of Christmas Station IDs. Two of the country’s leading TV Networks—Kapamilya (ABS-CBN) and Kapuso (GMA Network) have already aired their respective yearly Christmas sounder or stinger. Kapamilya’s ‘Just Love Ngayong Pasko’ is shorter, sweeter and sounder as opposed to Kapuso’s ‘Buong Pusong MaGMAhalan’ that is clearly copied, staged and failed in its execution. Writing this down is a difficult since I do PR work, and I sometimes had to resort to deflecting or sugar-coating) in order to be kinder and not brutal …

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10 Reasons Why ABS-CBN’s “The Good Son” is Today’s Best Family Drama

“Sublime continuance of Filipino drama series and quality storylines” “The Good Son” premiered on ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida on September 25. It is a family drama series starring Joshua Garcia, Jerome Ponce, Mccoy de Leon and Nash Aguas, directed by Manny Q. Palo and Andoy Ranay. Prodigious story There is no perfect family and that makes it a family. Life is not a fairytale that is always into a happy setting and ending. It opens the reality of pleasure accompanied by suffering and regret. Eye-opening story …

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TV REVIEW: “The Good Son” All Set To Compel Audience

In the last five years or so, local television has been inundated with light-romance dramas and heavy dramatic soap operas. Romcom has somehow defied the genre-resistant landscape of television, delivering fanciful offerings like “On The Wings of Love”, “Be Careful With My Heart”, and “Got 2 Believe”, with their brand of whimsical humor and fairytale-ish romance. Soap operas, most of which about families and relationships torn by third parties, has proved to be an untiring feature in daytime and primetime dramas, and still, audience seem …

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“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’s” secret weapon

Some would say that men aren’t really loyal. Well there are a lot of things they can be loyal with like online gaming, cars, and their sports. One thing that’s not usually discussed is their loyalty to TV shows. In the history of Philippine TV, male viewers are considered “special.” They may not watch too much TV but when they want it, they will stick to it and will definitely add up substantial numbers to the ratings of the show. They will hold on to …

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6 Reasons Why “Gandang Gabi Vice” is the Unkabogable Comedy Talk Show

Happy 6th anniversary to “the Trending Capital of the Philippines”, Gandang Gabi, Vice! Gandang Gabi, Vice! is a Filipino comedy talk show on ABS-CBN network hosted by unkabogable Vice Ganda. Originally, the show was intended for only thirteen episodes, but due to the public insistent demand and positive feedback, the show is still on fire and still counting. 1. Sending Good Vibes We are bound in different challenges in life, and as we look forward to an inspiration, GGV leads as to a positive life. …

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5 Lessons from Pia Wurtzbach’s Life Story in “MMK”

“Never settle with what you have achieved now when you think you can still do better.” “You don’t need to be tall to reach for the stars”. –Pia Wurtzbach Genre: Drama Director: Nuel C. Naval Writer: Benjamin Benson Logronio Liza Soberano as Pia Wurtzbach Krystal Krooks as Young Pia Erin Ocampo as Sarah Lily Yulosa as Young Sarah Zsa Zsa Padilla as Cherryl Lee O’Brien as Uwe (Klaus) Fifth Solomon as Harley Roider Camanag as Jonas Hanna Ledesma as Malou Michelle Vito as Bea Alonzo Heaven Peralejo as …

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Five Reasons why AlDub’s “Destined To Be Yours” is losing?

This article may anger AlDub diehard fans but this is just an observation why the phenomenal tandem of Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza is simply losing its luster particularly in their current show. Though the Kapuso network may have defended the tandem and its series “Destined to be Yours” as something that is only set for a three-month run as mentioned by GMA Network senior vice president for entertainment TV, Ms. Lilibeth Rasonable in a statement she issued after a creative consultant and writer—Suzette Doctolero …

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Why “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” continues to Top in the Ratings’ Game?

The top-rating television series of Kapamilya Network “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” which premiered in September 2015 is still going strong despite the many attempts of its rival network to topple the show that is inspired from the 1997 Fernando Poe Jr. film of the same title, courtesy of FPJ Productions. Since most Filipinos love the films that the late King of Action Movies—Fernando Poe Jr. did—it is a ‘given’ thing that viewers got hooked with the series that still tried to be loyal to its film …

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“Mulawin versus Ravena”: Not perfect, but that may be a good thing for a riveting saga with soaring aspirations

The first few minutes of ‘Mulawin versus Ravena’ offer a glimpse of the origins of the winged-creatures and their rich mythology, revisiting the events both in the original 2004 series and the movie which served as a sequel, in 2005. Nostalgia is strong by this point, but the impressive visual flair the show’s cinematographers managed to pull off, makes the sentiment even more compelling. It gets even more salient when it somehow paid tribute to its original lead players—Aguiluz (Richard Gutierrez) and Alwina (Angel Locsin) …

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A PREVAILING HUE: A Review on GMA Network’s Summer Station ID 2017 – “Kulayan Natin Ang Summer”

Performed by: Denise Barbacena Music by: Arlene Calvo Words by: BJ Camaya and Clare Yee Marian Rivera, Heart Evangelista, Kris Bernal, Jennylyn Mercado, Dennis Trillo, Bea Binene, Lovi Poe, Regine Velasquez, Gloria Romero, Jaclyn Jose and more, spearhead the Summer Station ID of GMA Network featuring their upcoming shows on television. TRUE COLORS OF REALITY. A masterpiece must be meaningful in the society. The realistic point of view of the summer station ID of GMA is more of translucent view that is not the in-depth …

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