Fellow journalists, celebrities throw support after the arrest of Rappler’s media head

NBI arrested journalist and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. Maria Ressa was charged with cyber-libel. Several journalists posted #DependePressFreedom in support of Maria Ressa. Several journalists took to social media to show support to their embattled colleague Maria Ressa. On Wednesday, February 13, journalist and Rappler CEO Ressa was arrested by the agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) after serving the warrant of arrest for the charge of cyber-libel. Her warrant of arrest was served at the Rappler headquarters in Pasig City. Moments after, …

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GMA Network alarms medical professionals on a show’s misrepresentation

GMA Network’s television series got criticized by medical practitioners Medical misrepresentations can affect the entertainment industry ‘Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko’ and ‘My Special Tatay’ series got netizens scientifically abuzz online Two of GMA Network’s afternoon primetime television series has been receiving criticisms from medical practitioners as they point out corrections on the network’s scenes for misperformance of medical procedures. And one of this netizens, with an account name @Simply_Clinton, at first caught the attention of the series ‘Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko’ when he posted in …

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GMA Network earns 5 of the country’s eight short-listed entries at the 2019 New York Festivals

“Bilanggo ng Isipan,” on the other hand, received a nomination in the Health/Medical Information category The country was given a slot in the NYF “World’d Best TV and Films” Competition and the Atom Araullo special episode “No left Overs” was nominated in the Social Issues category In the said documentary, it showed that food wastage remains a big problem of our country, while showing how food is wasted from production to consumption The GMA Network, once again, gave the Philippines the most number of finalists …

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Full List of Winners of the 50th GMMSF Box Office Entertainment Awards

Kathniel, Fantastica stars lead 50th Guillermo Mendoza Box Office Awards winners The GMMSF Box Office Entertainment Awards ceremonies will be happening on March 24, 2019 Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation had finally made the list of winners for this year’s awarding ceremony The Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation (GMMSF) Box Office Entertainment Awards is one of the prestigious awarding ceremonies that honor stars and performers for their commercial successes in the Philippine entertainment industry. The board of jurors has deliberated on Jan 27 and finally …

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January 2019 TV Ratings: ABS-CBN wins in Kantar Media; GMA Network tops in NUTAM

Kantar Media shows that ABS-CBN shows dominated in the ratings game NUTAM, on the other hand, promotes that GMA Network topped the ratings Both networks then claim that they lead the January 2019 ratings Network rivalry is really a big thing in the Philippines. Two of the biggest TV networks, ABS-CBN Corp. and GMA Network Inc., tussled over nationwide TV ratings as both claimed dominance in January 2019, using data from different audience measurement providers which are Kantar Media and NUTAM. Kantar Media According to Kantar …

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Ready For Mature Roles: 10 Young Stars Who Will Go Daring This 2019!

From teenybopper roles to mature ones, it’s time for these young actors to grow and take the challenge Let’s look at these 10 young actors and actresses who are taking the plunge and are about to go daring! There comes a point in a young actor/ actress’ career where he/ she has to grow and mature in his/her craft in by taking on older roles – roles that they don’t usually accept in movies or teleseryes. These roles are far more different from the teenybopper …

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ABS-CBN opens 2019 as PH’s number 1 TV network

New shows “The General’s Daughter,” “World of Dance Philippines” now part of top programs nationwide ABS-CBN starts 2019 strongly as PH’s number one network ABS-CBN opened 2019 on a high note as viewers nationwide tuned in to its news and entertainment shows, making the network hit an average audience share of 45% in January, or 15 points higher than GMA’s 30%, based on Kantar Media’s data. Multinational audience measurement provider Kantar Media uses a nationwide panel size of 2,610 urban and rural homes that represent …

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GMA Network continuously top the TV ratings game in January 2019

GMA network is back at winning in the nationwide TV ratings Media giant GMA Network capped off another successful year from Nielsen’s TV ratings The network continues its winning streak in the nationwide TV ratings game GMA Network, yet again, successfully led the nationwide ratings from the Nielsen TV Audience Measurement, the industry’s widely-trusted ratings service provider. For the networks first month of the year 2019, from January 27 to 31 based on overnight data, GMA posted an average total day people audience share of …

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TV REVIEW: Angel Locsin’s character confronts a devastating truth as events get more explosive in ‘The General’s Daughter’

“Kilala mo na kung sino ka?” The question brings Rhian (Angel Locsin) to tears, and her shivering body find its way around Nang Isabel’s embrace (Maricel Soriano). Such heartbreaking moment conjures a devastating epiphany for Rhian: that her life is a curse, one she wouldn’t dare to come back to from oblivion. READ: “The General’s Daughter” TV Review: Diverting, Compelling, and Politically Significant By the third episode, almost every major character in ABS-CBN’s new primetime drama, “The General’s Daughter,‘ is introduced. But nothing is ever more …

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Why is ‘Otso’ ‘Pinoy Big Brother’s’ most explosive season yet

Pinoy Big Brother has always been controversial. Over the past few years, we’ve seen how each edition exploded with interesting personalities (though, some not so) that didn’t only made headlines, but also offered a chance for TV audiences to see their own selves in them; through the relatable stories of Kuya’s housemates. There are a lot of things you can expect every time a new season begins, though most of which are not exactly the ones you would look forward to; which include the boys …

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