TV REVIEW: ‘Sahaya’ is equally entertaining, enlightening and culturally significant

Sahaya is GMA Network’s latest epic drama series. Bianca Umali is in the title role with Miguel Tanfelix and Migo Adecer. Here’s a viewer’s perspective on the latest series from the network’s Telebabad line-up. GMA Network has recently unveiled its latest epic drama series, Sahaya. In the said show, Bianca Umali is in the title role as a young Sama-Bajau who is blessed with a gift in connection with the water. The series debuted on March 18 on the Network’s Telebabad line-up as it replacied …

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“Karelasyon” Hospital Scene: One of GMA Network’s Epic Fail Scene executions on Philippine TV?

Pen Medina and Aubrey Miles starred in a new episode of Karelasyon back in 2017. The scene, however, only recently went viral on social media. The scene was not believable due to a failed device. Greg (Pen Medina) fell in love with his new boarder, Tina (Aubrey Miles); both were in an episode of GMA Network’s drama anthology Karelasyon which was aired in October 2017. Medina’s character as Greg, an old man, suffered a heart attack which affected his relationship with Tina. Karelasyon production shot a …

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A Gallery of ‘Kontrabidas’ in Philippine TV

“Walang bida kung walang kotrabida!” Well, that’s true for us Filipinos who are addicted to soap operas every afternoon and prime time. Antagonists added flavors and spices to stories. It made the story the catharsis it deserves, the down scope and the twists and turns. LionhearTV compiled some of the Pinay ‘kotrabidas’ that we love to hate. Claudia Buenavista Portrayed by the two of the most seasoned actress of their own generation, Jean Garcia and Angelica Panganiban successfully portrayed the character of the cunning Claudia …

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Former action stars who appeared in “Ang Probinsyano”

Since September 2015, Kapamilya show “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” has been the undisputed teleserye in Philippine television. It became the avenue for former action stars to showcase once again their unending fist fights and butt-kicking scenes that are rarely seen in TV or in big screen. In another point of view, the teleserye also served as medium or channel to give projects for previous action actors who needed to remind the public who they were before the new age of genre arised. LionhearTV made a list …

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Pen Medina hopes Robin Padilla and Cesar Montano will change their minds

Pen Medina, disappointed with Robin Padilla and Cesar Montano. Pen Medina believed fellow actors Binoe and Cesar will still change their minds. Veteran actor Pen Media expressed disappointment over fellow Filipino artist who chose to be silent in the midst of growing dissent against the government. During the Martial Law commemoration rally in Luneta last Thursday, Medina talked on stage and chided his colleagues in the Philippine movie industry. He said he did not expect that Robin Padilla and Cesar Montano will go to the side …

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Izzy Canillo plays the kid who is forced to serve as a soldier in an armed conflict in “MMK”

“MMK” shares another tale of courage and survival as it tells a story about a kid who is forced to serve as a soldier in an armed conflict this Saturday (Mayo 14) on ABS-CBN. Rasul (Izzy Canillo) has always dreamed of becoming a soldier. But his life takes a sudden turn when he is separated from his mother (Desiree Del Valle) and is forced, together with his brother Roseller, to live with their father’s (Wendell Ramos) second wife. In a barangay in Pikit, Cotabato, Rasul …

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GMA Network airs final episode of second Kapuso ‘MiniSine’ “Gustin”

Starting Monday, October 15, GMA airs the fourth and final episode of the 2nd Kapuso Mini Sine “Gustin.” Inspired by true events, Gustin tells of two young boys, who unexpectedly dig up a handbag filled with money, while rummaging through old scrap to find things to sell. One of the boys, Gustin (Denzel Guiao), surrenders the handbag to their local Baranggay Captain (Pen Medina), who then gives back the bag to Gustin, and lets him decide on his fate. Upon overhearing his parents’ conversation, Gustin …

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Pen Medina portrays elderly and motherly gay in GMA Network’s “Aso ni San Roque”

Veteran stage and TV actor Pen Medina has replaced Eddie Garcia as ‘Mother Ben’ in the upcoming drama-fantasy series on GMA-7, “Aso ni San Roque.” Originally, the role of an elderly and motherly gay, was offered to Eddie Garcia but due to unforeseen health concerns, Garcia later requested the producers to give him a less time-demanding role, instead. Garcia will now portray the role of ‘Supremo,’ the leader of the aswangs. As ‘Mother Ben,’ Pen Medina will be the adoptive ‘mother’ to the lead star …

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MMFF 2011 Best Child Performer Bugoy Cariño stars in the newest Kapamilya Primetime Bida series, “e-Boy”

See the world through the eyes of a child and embark on a new adventure as ABS-CBN presents its newest Primetime Bida series, “E-Boy”, starring MMFF 2011 Best Child Performer, Bugoy Cariño as the title role. Follow the heartwarming story of “E-Boy”, a child robot who was given human characteristics that led him to a journey where he will learn what being human is all about. Through his real-life experiences, he will realize that being human isn’t just about having flesh and blood, but more …

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