“Kwento Natin Ito” pays tribute to the many experiences of Filipinos

It was nostalgia all over as the Divine Diva Zsa Zsa Padilla and daughter Zia Quizon sang the theme of ABS-CBN’s 60th year in the “Kwento Natin Ito” station ID that brings back the iconic scenes from remarkable ABS-CBN shows that reflected the stories of Filipinos for the past 60 years. “Kwento Natin Ito” pays tribute to the many experiences of Filipinos, mirrored through ABS-CBN’s timeless dramas, hit sitcoms, exciting reality-game shows, informative news programs, and breakthrough fantaseryes that have inspired the network in all …

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“Annaliza” hits new all-time high national TV rating

Teleserye princess Andrea Brillantes, together with blockbuster actor Zanjoe Marudo and premiere character actors Patrick Garcia and Carlo Aquino, celebrates with Davaoenos this weekend as the cast of top-rating primetime family drama “Annaliza” joins ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Karavan in the annual Kadayawan Festival in Davao City. Get the chance to see and bond with your favorite “Annaliza” stars this Saturday (Aug 17), 4PM in SM City Davao and spend an afternoon filled with fun, entertainment, and games. As Davaoenos celebrate the bountiful harvest and livelihood they …

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ABS-CBN’s 1st half income up 44% due to strong advertising revenues

Quezon City, Philippines (August 13, 2013) – The consolidated net income of ABS-CBN Corporation (“ABS-CBN” or the “Company”) (PSE: ABS, ABSP), the country’s largest media and entertainment company , registered P1.339 billion for the first half of 2013, an increase of 44% compared with P927 million in the same period last year. The growth in income was fuelled by strong regular advertising revenues as well as election-related ads. ABS-CBN generated consolidated revenues of P17.061 billion from advertising and consumer sales, a 23% increase compared to …

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“Got To Believe” finally airs on TV starting August 26

Primetime viewers will once again believe in the magic of love as ABS-CBN launches 2013’s most romantic series “Got To Believe” on August 26 (Monday). Starring Philippine showbiz’s reigning ‘Teen King and Queen’ Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, the newest Primetime Bida series is directed by box-office director Cathy Garcia-Molina. “Got To Believe” is an enchanting tale of unexpected love between the rich kid, spoiled ‘prince’ Joaquin (Daniel) and Chichay (Kathryn), the simple girl with big dreams for her family. Aside from the Daniel and …

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Marian Rivera remains a Kapuso

Marian Rivera ended speculations about his status in GMA Network after signing another three-year contract with the network on Saturday morning. Marian signed the contract at the Manila Golf and Country Club at Forbes Park in Makati City. There were earlier rumors that Marian is already leaving the Kapuso network, but the actress said recently that she loves GMA Network. The actress had confirmed that other networks are offering her to transfer, but she refused to talk about it. Her status as a Kapuso was questioned …

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“Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo” earns P100 million in less than three weeks in the box-office

Star Cinema’s funny film about moving on, “Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo” earned P100 million in less than three weeks in the box-office. The certified blockbuster hit is the first movie team-up of Kim Chiu and Xian Lim. It was the film adaptation of the best-selling ‘self-help’ humor book by self-proclaimed ‘Internet action star’ Ramon Bautista and directed by blockbuster director Bb. Joyce Bernal. “Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo” is a a self-help comedy movie that tells the moving on experience …

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Judy Ann Santos on possible network transfer when contract ends?

There are speculations that the Queen of Pinoy Soap Opera Judy Ann Santos is inclined with the idea of network transfer after her teleserye ends on ABS-CBN. Judy Ann Santos is now considered as a freelance artist since her contract with ABS-CBN expired last July. ABS-CBN is Judy Ann’s home network for two decades and has done a lot of TV projects and movies and considered as the Queen of Pinoy Soap Opera. Her ongoing show “Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala,” her first soap opera in three years, …

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Dulaang UP brings John Webster’s “The Duchess of Malfi” on stage

This September, Dulaang UP continues its tradition of bringing world classics to the Filipino audience through the first major Philippine production of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi. Dark and visceral, The Duchess of Malfiis widely held as the greatest of Webster’s works and the most gripping of the Jacobean tragedies. It has mesmerized and shocked audiences since it was first staged 400 years ago in 1613. The Duchess of Malfiis renowned for producing what could probably be theatre’s most compelling female protagonist and two …

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Tear-jerking reunion of Annaliza and Guido hit a national TV rating of 22.4%

ABS-CBN’s primetime family drama “Annaliza” once again won the ratings game as the tear-jerking reunion of Annaliza (Andrea Brillantes) and father Guido (Zanjoe Marudo) hit a national TV rating of 22.4% last Friday (Aug 2) beating its rival program with only 9.9%, based on data from Kantar Media. Viewers tuned in as Guido finally reunited with Annaliza and surprised his adopted daughter by attending her school’s family day.  The two rejoiced in each other’s embrace while Annaliza’s biological parents, Lazaro (Patrick Garcia) and Isabel (Denise …

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ABS-CBN and DZMM named TV and Radio Stations of the Year at the VACC Awards

ABS-CBN and its flagship AM radio station DZMM were named the Outstanding TV Station of the Year and the Outstanding Radio Station of the Year at the recently held Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Awards for their commitment to eradicate criminality and corruption and assist crime victims. Ted Failon’s current affairs program “Failon Ngayon,” meanwhile, was once again recognized for the second straight year in the Anti-Corruption Campaign category for exposing and acting on corrupt practices that affect the public. ABS-CBN’s late night newscast …

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