Q1 2018 Profit and Loss: 411M profit for ABS-CBN, 13 percent loss for GMA Network

ABS-CBN shows positive income statement for Q1 2018, while GMA shows poor numbers ABS-CBN decreased expenses that caused the rise in revenue GMA’s Q1 operating expense increased by 4 percent and did not sit well with the declining revenue ABS-CBN and GMA Network have been in an open rivalry since the beginning of time. The two networks submit a quarterly report to Philippine Stocks Exchange (PSE) to update stock prices. There is now a comparison between the networks not only in shows and TV programs …

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Suzette Doctolero lectures anew on ‘Adaptation, Inspiration and a Copycat’

Doctolero shares her thoughts on how Filipino audience should view an adaptation, an inspiration and a copied material She defended a previous GMA series ‘Alyas Robin Hood’ and the currently running show ‘The Cure’ Lashed on audiences who are ‘Memas’ (short for ‘me masabi lang’ or who are just like ‘noisy gongs’) Just today, May 14, Suzette Doctolero once again made a statement via her facebook post and sounded like she was scolding the viewers who do not understand the definition of the words—adaptation, inspiration …

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10 Reasons Why Vice Ganda Deserves the FAMAS Dolphy Award

The FAMAS Awards has recently announced their list of nominees. This became a hot topic online as a columnist questioned the decision of the jury of choosing Vice Ganda as one of the nominees, claiming other actors deserved it more than him. The oldest award-giving body—Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards (also known as FAMAS Awards) has recently announced their list of nominees for the upcoming ‘Gabi ng Parangal’ this coming June 10. Their announcement of nominees was objected by an entertainment columnist and radio …

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GMA Network, mum about “The Cure’s” pilot episode

“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” is ABS-CBN’s biggest and still undefeated for more than two years GMA Network’s newest attempt to challenge the unrivaled “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” is obviously a failure GMA Network announced “The Cure” as one of the shows supposedly to air in 2013 but it only materialized five years after. AGB Nielsen (GMA Network) is known for releasing selected urban areas only data while Kantar Media (ABS-CBN) is known for providing ratings coming from both urban and rural  How did the pilot episode of “The …

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10 Reasons Why “Araw Gabi” is the Hottest Teleserye Today

“Araw Gabi” is ABS-CBN’s latest afternoon teleserye offering. It stars former Girl Trends member Barbie Imperial and JM De Guzman in his big television comeback. Everyone is already hooked to ABS-CBN’s latest afternoon drama “Araw Gabi”. The series, which stars JM de Guzman and Barbie Imperial together with Jane Oineza, RK Bagatsing, Vina Morales, Rita Avila, Raymond Bagatsing and Ara Mina, debuted on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Gold afternoon block and worldwide via The Filipino Channel on April 30, 2018 replacing “Hanggang Saan”. It is based on the …

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