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For the first time in many years, OPM Icon Ogie Alcasid will take the Kapamilya center stage for an amazing performance and rare concert treat on “ASAP 19” this Sunday (November 2). Known in the music industry as a hall of famer songwriter with countless number one hits, The Songwriter will have an epic collaboration with another OPM Legend, Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano, on the most-awaited I LOVE OPM segment. The world-class concert treat and musical extravaganza continue as the newly-hailed MTV EMA Southeast Asia Winner and Popstar Royalty Sarah Geronimo, who is launching her newest album, sings her…

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Filipinos are not only known for their innate singing talent, but also for their positivity and tireless passion. And to prove this, a person with disability (PWD) hits the blind auditions of “The Voice of the Philippines” this Sunday (Nov 2) to show that nothing can stop him from achieving his dream. In the exciting episode, a daughter of a senator, a wakeboarder, a classically trained singer, and a hot daddy who wants to start his life anew will also try to get superstar coaches Apl de Ap, Sarah Geronimo, Bamboo, at Lea Salonga turn around for them. A balladeer…

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It’s a love-filled November as StarStudio releases its pre-holiday issue with engaged couple Heart Evangelista and Sen. Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero. The couple sat down with the magazine for an interview to talk about their love story and highly-anticipated February 2015 wedding in Balesin. Heart and Sen. Chiz also share with StarStudio exclusive details about their upcoming wedding, including the design inspiration for Heart’s gown, who will be catering the wedding, their cake, flowers and music, the reception they are planning in Manila for more of their family and friends, as well as showbiz and political colleagues, and their thoughts on…

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ABS-CBNnews.com, the news digital arm of ABS-CBN, recently won the Coca-Cola Environmental Story of the Year at the Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA) for its multimedia report titled “A Tale of Three Disasters.” “A Tale of Three Disasters” showed the impact of major tropical storms Sendong, Pablo, and Yolanda that ravaged different parts of the Philippines. ABS-CBNnews.com deputy editor for multimedia Fernando “Jun” Sepe Jr. personally accepted the award at a ceremony held at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore. Organized by the Singapore Environment Council, the AEJA is held annually to recognize and reward excellence in environmental journalism…

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ABS-CBN’s award-winning fantasy-drama anthology “Wansapanataym” will treat TV viewers with back-to-back Halloween special episodes this weekend (November 1 and 2). In the episode ‘OMG: Oh My Ghost,’ which will air on All Saints’ Day, Kapamilya star Ejay Falcon will play the role of Homer, a young man who is unfaithful to his girlfriend Trina (Empress). Because of his infidelity, Homer becomes haunted by a Claire (Lara Quigaman), the soul of a woman whose heart was once broken by a man she loved dearly. ‘OMG: Oh My Ghost’ also stars Matthew Mendoza, Bea Basa, Noel Colet, Tado Jimenez, Bryan Santos, and…

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REDWOOD SHORES, CA, October 30, 2014 – Police in Victoria, Australia executed a search warrant at the home of Mary Smith in the suburb of Barooga, New South Wales in Australia and seized numerous pirate ABS-CBN DVDs, DVD burners and found hundreds of pirated ABS-CBN movies on computer hard drives located in her home. Mary Smith was charged this week with one count of fraud, one count of dealing with property that is suspected to be the proceeds of crime and one count of selling infringing copies of works. “Mary Smith was the largest seller of pirated ABS-CBN/Star Cinema movies…

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Acoustic music is something every Pinoy has come to love through the years. After all, we’ are known to be romantics. But you cannot deny that acoustic music has also been a bit overplayed in the airwaves today. But something–or someone–is about to give a fresh take on it: Moira dela Torre, better known as Moira, is a young musikera that has most likely been catching your ears and touching your hearts even before you have heard of her name. After joining the first season of ABS-CBN’s The Voice of the Philippines, Moira has kept her music career in traction…

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The biggest and most important names in Philippine Cinema give their most valuable insights on the industry in a special documentary “Sine, Laging Kasama” this Sunday. This shall put a spotlight on the beginnings of Philippine films, how it evolved through the years and how this has shaped today’s industry. It contains must-watch interviews of known personalities sharing their personal experience and success stories that contributed to the rich history of Philippine cinema. Interviewees include the biggest names shaping the new vibrant Philippine Cinema like ABS-CBN President Charo Santos-Concio, Cinema One Channel head Ronald Arguelles, directors Wenn Deramas, Chris Martinez,…

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The three Power Couples of ABS-CBN realiserye “I Do” will face what might be the toughest task in the competition as they take a lie detector test to prove their love, honesty, and commitment to each other. In the final episode of “I Do” in the village this Saturday (Nov 1), Chad and Sheela, Chris and Karen, and Jimmy and Kring will undergo the “Love or Lie” challenge, where each of them will be asked to sit in a chair connected to a lie detector machine while they answer tough questions from their partners and council members Judy Ann Santos-Agoncilli,…

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“Pure Love” stars Alex Gonzaga, Yen Santos, Joseph Marco, and Arjo Atayde will show TV viewers the value of family and true friends in the last episodes of ABS-CBN’s top-rating primetime drama series which airs its finale on November 14 (Friday). In the last two weeks of the series, Diane’s (Alex) strength will be put to the test as she struggles to get the last “pure love tear” she needs to wake up from her coma before the deadline set by Scheduler (Matt Evans). Will Diane still continue to fight for her life and get the chance to return to…

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2014 was a not-so-good year for GMA Network since they failed to produce a same kind of quality they had last year like “My Husband’s Lover.” Most of this year’s produced series lasted for only 3 months or shorter. Anyways, GMA Network has yet to unveil some of their shows to offer to all Kapuso viewers nationwide for the rest of 2014. Before the year ends, GMA Network will premiere two confirmed new TV series: “More Than Words,” “Second Chances,” both slated for airing this November and “My Husband’s Lover 2” which is still on the planning stage. Though “Starstruck VI” already started its searchfor new talents,…

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Double Academy®-Award nominee designer Arthur Max collaborates with master filmmaker Ridley Scott for a grand scale production in the upcoming epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” Award-winning Max has been known for his works in “Gladiator” (2000) and “American Gangster” (2007). He was awarded a BAFTA for Best Production Design for Gladiator in 2000. As production designer his other credits include “G.I. Jane”, “Black Hawk Down,” “Kingdom of Heaven,” “Body of Lies,” “Robin Hood,” “Prometheus” and “The Counsellor” – all directed by Scott – “Se7en” and “Panic Room.” Max and Ridley’s collaboration started on a cola commercial that Ridley’s company…

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Manila, Philippines – October 23, 2014—Do you want to take your selfies to the next level? LINE, the world’s leading mobile platform with over 560 million users, has launched the B612 Camera App to revolutionize the selfie-taking experience! Filipinos love to take selfies. In fact, two of the country’s cities have been globally recognized as the Selfie Capitals of the World: Makati and Pasig. Bearing this in mind, LINE is giving Filipinos a more enjoyable way to take their selfies. LINE’s B612 is a simple camera app that strips away unnecessary features and zeroes in on making selfies look fabulous.…

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Cinema One Originals, the annual cinema event of the Philippines’ number one cable channel Cinema One, celebrates its tenth year with the theme “Intense.” Alongside the full-length digital movies made by today’s most creative Filipino directors, the film festival also features innovative short films, restored Pinoy classics, and new works by globally renowned masters. The entire run is from November 9 to 18 in four venues: Fairview Terraces, Glorietta, Trinoma, and Greenhills Dolby Atmos theaters. “Cinema One Originals is definitely bigger, bolder and better. That’s why we are describing this year’s festival as ‘intense,’” says Cinema One Channel Head Ronald…

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PORTLAND, Ore.,/PRNewswire/ — ABS-CBN received a judgment from the U.S. Federal District Court in Oregon against Jeffrey Ashby for damages of $10 million resulting from his infringing the copyrights and well-known trademarks of ABS-CBN by rebroadcasting ABS-CBN’s popular TV shows and movies on his pirate websites. Among the many pirate sites that Ashby owned were watchfilipinotv.com, watchfilipinomovies.com and pinoytalaga.com. Jeffrey Ashby made a statement about the $10 million judgment against him: [box]”I wish to warn anyone who may be copying and/or publishing content owned by ABS-CBN without their permission, to stop immediately. Continuing without authorization can and will lead to…

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Award-winning actress Jaclyn Jose will star in the Halloween episode of ABS-CBN’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” this Saturday (November 1). She will play the role of Susan, a manghihilot who frequently helps women get rid of the baby in their wombs. Because the act of abortion gives her so much guilt, Susan would light a candle and offer prayers to the souls of the unborn children she killed. However, when one of her patients, Laila (to be played by Precious Lara Quigaman) ended up dead, Susan started seeing things she never imagined were possible. How can Susan appease the soul of…

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