Lea Salonga and Charice go on her first-ever collaboration in “ASAP 18”

Broadway Diva and “The Voice of the Philippines” coach Lea Salonga is set to make history on “ASAP 18” centerstage this Sunday (July 21) as she goes on her first-ever collaboration with international singing sensation Charice; followed by her must-watch musical showdown with Pinoy Rock icon and fellow “The Voice” coach Bamboo. Aside from Lea’s world-class musical team-up with Charice and Bamboo, love and joy will surely fill the small screens this Sunday with the romantic surprises from Kapamilya heartthrobs Piolo Pascual, Sam Milby, Matteo …

Read More

GMA Network exec. Annette Gozon-Abrogar reacts to Sarah Lahbati’s alleged ‘filing of cases’

GMA Network executive Anna Teresa Gozon-Abrogar today issued a statement regarding the complaints allegedly “filed” against her by the party of actress Sarah Lahbati. According to Abrogar, Lahbati’s camp hasn’t filed any case yet. Below is Abrogar’s statement: “I have three things to say: First, as the subject of the direct attack of their unfiled complaints, I am unhappy that they haven’t filed them yet because I want the public to know who is telling the truth and who the real aggrieved party is in …

Read More

Sarah Geronimo goes face-to-face with a former opponent from singing competition “Star for a Night”

Coach Sarah Geronimo once again goes face-to-face with a former opponent from singing competition “Star for a Night,” where she won and started her musical career, this Saturday (July 20) in the top-rating and Twitter-trending singing-reality show “The Voice of the Philippines.” From being a co-contender, Sarah will now be the judge of the artist who wants to have a second shot at stardom. Will she impress Sarah and the other coaches in the Blind Auditions? Whose coaches’ chair will turn for her? What will …

Read More

ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida line-up, most watched TV programs in the country

ABS-CBN’s hit superhero primetime series “Juan dela Cruz” starring Teleserye King Coco Martin continues to lead in the latest nationwide TV ratings, making it as the most watched TV program in the country. Based on the latest data last Wednesday (July 17) from Kantar Media that uses a nationwide panel size of 2,609 urban and rural homes that represent 100% of the total Philippine TV viewing population, “Juan dela Cruz” continues to rule primetime TV with an impressive national TV ratings of 35.9%, or 14 …

Read More

ANC and Yahoo! Philippines in news content partnership!

The Philippines’ most trusted 24/7 news channel ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel, and Yahoo! Philippines, the #1 source of online news in the country, join forces to provide a premium news content to online users in the region, and Filipinos across the world . In a first of its kind collaboration in Southeast Asia between two powerful media voices, the partnership is a step towards fulfilling daily habits of online users around news consumption. The partnership enables Yahoo! Philippines, which has a daily average user …

Read More

Angeline Quinto’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” rules weekend primetime

ABS-CBN’s premiere drama anthology “Maalaala Mo Kaya” recently ruled weekend primetime TV as its heavy drama episode last Saturday (July 13) that starred singer-actress Angeline Quinto became the no.1 overall weekend show with its whopping 36.5% national TV ratings. Based on the data from Kantar Media, the Mae Czarina Cruz-directed “MMK” episode was 11 points higher than the 20% earned by its rival drama anthology in GMA “Magpakailanman.” In the story, Angeline portrayed Ellah, a hardworking daughter who would do everything to support her family, …

Read More

Enrique Gil is the Sexiest Man in the Philippines for 2013!

ABS-CBN’s next ultimate leading man and “Muling Buksan Ang Puso” lead actor Enrique Gil was voted the “Sexiest Man in the Philippines” for 2013 in an online poll conducted by popular entertainment website Starmometer, which was participated by thousands of fans on Twitter and Facebook. Enrique, garnered a total of 39, 746 votes, followed by fellow Kapamilya actor Xian Lim who got 22,091 votes. ABS-CBN ruled this year’s poll as it captured nine slots in the top 10 list. Completing this year’s Top 10 are …

Read More

ABS-CBN’s “Gandang Gabi Vice” remains unbeatable!

Vice Ganda’s two-year old hit comedy variety talk show in ABS-CBN “Gandang Gabi Vice” continues to rule its timeslot as proven by the latest data from Kantar Media last Sunday (July 14), when Vice featured “The Voice of the Philippines” coach and Black Eyed Peas member Apl.de.ap and famous hip-hop artist Abra. “GGV” once again reigned its time slot with its 19.7% national TV ratings, which was five points higher that it rival show in GMA, “Imbestigador” that only scored 14.6%. Since it premiered on …

Read More

ABS-CBN Publishing receives five Asian Publishing Awards

ABS-CBN Publishing, Inc. (API) received a total of five Asian Publishing awards in rites held last July 12 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Manila. API won for “Best Feature on Cars” and “Best Feature on Wine Tasting”, both for Vault magazine; for “Best Feature on Interior Design” for Metro Home magazine and “Best Feature on Asian Fashion” for Metro magazine.  In the book category, Juan Ponce Enrile: A Memoir was awarded for “Best Insights into Asian Societies.” According to the Asian Publishing Conference Committee, …

Read More

Kaye Abad and Denise Laurel get into brawl in “Annaliza”

Annaliza lead star Kaye Abad said she’s still having a hard time portraying the role of Stella in ABS-CBN’s hit primetime family drama because the character is very different from her true personality off-cam. “It’s really a challenge for me to play an antagonist. It drains me so much after takes. Whenever I watch Annaliza, I find my character too loud,” Kaye said. She may find it challenging but Kaye remains thankful to ABS-CBN that she was given the chance to take on a different …

Read More