NGC’s “Killing Lincoln” premieres April 14

Tackling a monumental event in American history, National Geographic Channel’s first original scripted drama “Killing Lincoln”, based on the best-selling book by controversial political commentator and TV personality Bill O’Reilly, will hit Philippine television on April 14, 2013. The film portrays the dramatic events that led up to the assassination of US President Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and reveals the mysterious motivations of its perpetrator John Wilkes Booth. “Killing Lincoln” is a film produced by Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free Productions and written by …

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Hero TV celebrates graduation and environmental month through inspiring anime

In time for the graduation month, Hero TV’s empowering new and returning titles aim to inspire viewers to achieve great heights and be at the top of their game as they define their future. Apart from this, Hero TV will also celebrate ‘Environmental Month’. This month’s theme titled “Edge of March” will feature edgy and ‘environmental-friendly’ new titles: “Tokyo Magnitude 8.0” which tells the story of siblings Mirai and Yuki as they find their way back home amid a world falling into pieces, beginning March …

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Velvet airs live and complete from Dolby Theater the 85th Academy Awards on February 25

The much-awaited 85th Academy Awards, more prominently known as the Oscars, will once again set the stage to honor the best in cinema. It will air live and complete from Dolby Theater on Velvet, the premier channel for red carpet events in the Philippines. Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” led the field with nominations for best director, picture, actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), supporting actress (Sally Field) and supporting actor (Tommy Lee Jones). The historical film is about the 16th president’s attempt to pass an anti-slavery amendment to the …

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Twin comedy launches on Jeepney TV: “Chika Chika Chicks” and “Arriba! Arriba!”

Pairs are in style in the love month of February and JEEPNEY TV is in for the ride as it launches a double-header – the romantic-comedy sitcom “Chika Chika Chicks” and the family-centered musical and gag show “Arriba! Arriba!” “Chika Chika Chicks” which aired from 1987 to 1991 on ABS-CBN starred Freddie Webb, Nova Villa, Carmi Martin, Chuchi, and Sammy Lagmay. The story revolves around the exciting and erratic lives of an ultra-sweet married couple, an eccentric old lady, and a number of gorgeous women …

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Kris Aquino’s timeless and box office hit films to be featured on Cinema One this month

The Queen of All Media Kris Aquino, is also Cinema One’s Numero Uno this love month. As February’s choice artist, Kris, who is also celebrating her birthday this month, will have her timeless and box office hit films featured on Cinema One, the number one cable channel in the country. Watch her drama films “Bakit Pa Kita Minahal” (Feb. 11), “Mano Po” (Feb. 18) and “Mano Po 2 My Home” (Feb. 25) on Monday Drama block every 9:00 p.m., her comedy films “Mahal Kita Walang …

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