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    The Legacy of ABS-CBN’s Shutdown: Immediate and Long-Term Effects

    One year into its post-shutdown operation, ABS-CBN still endures the debilitating impacts of its tragic departure from free television.  These days, ABS-CBN feels virtually everywhere. It’s been airing again on free television—albeit with a limited nationwide presence. It has secured a partnership with popular international video streaming services, while strengthening its own, for local and […] More

  • 3 Kapamilya Stars who chose to Retire from doing Teleseryes

    Philippine TV will not be complete without drama series which are locally called teleseryes. For the past years, local television offered various stories and featured different stars. Some of the celebrities even grew up in the industry by being a part of such projects. However, while some of them gain popularity because of teleseryes, some […] More

  • LIST: Teleseryes with the Most Unique and Unforgettable Finales

    Teleseryes (Pinoy TV Series) are known for their distinct qualities that set them apart from foreign dramas. Naturally, a teleserye or a local soap opera bears utter resemblance[s] to Latin Telenovelas. Its main features involve a hero/heroine whose life is often miserable by a nefarious arch-nemesis. Storylines are often comprised of the protagonist’s struggle to […] More

  • LOOK: A Retrospect of Other ABS-CBN Sexy Dramas

    As ABS-CBN’s drama, Init Sa Magdamag, heats up Filipinos’ late primetime viewing, the Network’s string of sexy dramas, some of which were hits, while some, not-so. ABS-CBN has been known for producing many unforgettable soap operas, with some considered among the highest-rated ever in the local television history. While the traditional soap opera is known […] More

  • LIST: 21 Longest-Running Kapuso Weekday TV Series

    Like Kapamilya-produced shows, Kapuso also takes pride in its highest-rated shows. Some of the Network shows also got listed as among the longest-running TV shows on Philippine television. These days, a TV series can already claim a successful run, if it was able to stay on-air, for a minimum of 13 weeks, or at least […] More

  • LIST: Top 21 Longest-Running Kapamilya Weekday Series

    While a show staying on-air may no longer suggest its popularity, many of the highest-rated local shows were also listed as among the longest-running TV shows on Philippine television, having stayed on-air far longer than the others.  These days, a TV series can already claim a successful run if it stayed on-air, for a minimum […] More

  • 6 Female Celebs who had Regrets after making Career Decisions in the Past

    Humans are not perfect. They not-too-pleasant decisions at some point in their lives, and celebrities are no exception. As part of their work, they may have made some decisions that later on haunted them. Heart Evangelista regretted being a calendar girl. Evangelista had regrettable decisions in her life. Being a calendar girl? That is what […] More

  • How an ‘Unplanned Teleserye’ turned Things-Around for ABS-CBN during GMA’s Reign as the Number 1 TV Network?

    In May 2005, ABS-CBN, ABS-CBN premiered the kiddie soap opera, Mga Anghel na Walang Langit, which many called the “miracle serye” since it undoubtedly fended off GMA Network’s further advances in the rating game. It eventually brought down the Kapuso network’s gaping lead, enough for succeeding Kapamilya programs to finally close in on the then reigning […] More

  • Age doesn’t Matter on Celebrity onscreen pairings: Tandems with Big Age Gaps!

    People rarely see onscreen tandems with big age gaps. However, if done right, they can surely rock their audiences despite having that concern. These are 10 onscreen partners who had unbelievable chemistry that made their fans squeal with ‘kilig’. Julia Baretto and Gerald Anderson (Between Maybes). Then 22-year-old Julia Baretto was paired with then 30-year-old […] More