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  • Gerald Anderson may payo sa katambal sa seryeng ‘Hello, Heart’ na si Gigi de Lana
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    Umarangkada na ang taping ng seryeng 'Hello, Heart' na katatampukan ng beteranong aktor na si Gerald Anderson at newcomer na si Gigi de Lana.

  • '11:59' is KZ's time to go global
    by Christina Alpad on October 27, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    It's "11:59" and KZ Tandingan's time to go global. The said time is the title of powerhouse artist's newest single, and to be more precise, the "realization of the vision" of Asia's Soul Supreme. That is, to bring her unique singing style and Original Pilipino Music to the worldwide stage."After my 'X Factor' 2012 stint, the dream was always to go international, to represent the country on the world stage. And now I get to release this and make my dream come true," the singing spitfire remarked […]

  • Quest brings an inspiring sense of nostalgia in 'Good Old Days'
    by The Manila Times on October 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    THESE days, isn't it nice to just sit and think about the "good old days?" Especially on those moments when you don't know what to think anymore; when the disorder of your private space is tied with this distressing era, sometimes it's comforting to know that we still have core memories to look back on. Multi-talented artist Quest's new single "Good Old Days" wants nothing but to share that nostalgic feeling with you. […]

  • A ballad and 'Slow Dance' from Kelvin Miranda
    by Iza Iglesias on October 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Fast-rising Kapuso actor Kelvin Miranda takes his fans on a musical journey in his latest single under GMA Music, "Slow Dance."After winning viewers' hearts as Marcus in "Stories from the Heart: Loving Ms. Bridgette" and as Chef Harvey in GMA Public Affairs' fantasy-romance series "The Lost Recipe," Miranda goes back to his love for music with this sweet song. It tells the story of two young individuals transitioning from friends to lovers after their magical prom night. […]

  • New Clinton Kane single charts on streaming and radio
    by Mark Bonifacio on October 27, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Filipino-Norwegian Clinton Kane is taking the Philippines by storm with the release of his stripped-down pop ballad "I Guess I'm in Love." Filipino-Norwegian artist Clinton Kane The emotional single peaked at No. 4 on Spotify Philippines charts and has amassed more than 52 million streams since its release last August 20, 2021. The track […]

  • WeTV’s ‘Pasabuy’ to be streamed for free starting Oct. 29
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Fans of WeTV’s 'Pasabuy' can binge watch the episodes of the series for free starting Oct. 29, the start of a long weekend due to the holiday.

  • 'One Dream' concert ng BGYO, BINI kasado na
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 2:22 pm

    Kasado na ang lahat para sa back-to-back "One Dream" concert ng BGYI at BINI.

  • LJ Reyes handang pumunta sa Baguio ‘with a friend’
    by Karl Cedrick Basco, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 1:39 pm

    'Paulo is from Baguio. May family dun si Aki. Pupunta talaga kami dun.'

  • LJ Reyes says Paolo Contis yet to reach out to her
    by Karl Cedrick Basco, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Actress LJ Reyes revealed that her former partner Paolo Contis has yet to reach out to her since their much publicized separation in August.

  • Bimby approves of mom Kris Aquino’s engagement
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 11:51 am

    Actress-host Kris Aquino did not have a hard time seeking permission from her youngest son, Bimby, to commit to her now-fiance former DILG Secretary Mel Sarmiento.

  • Sylvia Sanchez magpapahinga muna sa pag-arte
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 11:37 am

    Sorpresang inanunsiyo ni Sylvia Sanchez na pansamantala muna siyang magpapahinga sa pag-arte.

  • BTS' 'Friends" to be included in Marvel's 'Eternals' soundtrack
    by Anna Gabrielle Cerezo, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 10:56 am

    Marvel Music has confirmed that Jimin and V’s duet "Friends" will be among songs featured in the upcoming epic superhero film "Eternals."

  • Pinoy hip hop artists B3werdna, Audio Rebel to release joint debut album
    by Rick Olivares on October 27, 2021 at 10:49 am

    Filipino hip hop artists Lord Sid Valera (aka Audio Rebel) and Andrew Neri (aka B3werdna) will be putting out their split album on vinyl titled “B3AR B3 x Audio Rebel” this coming November.

  • Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla nagsimula nang mag-taping ng ‘2G2BT’
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 10:28 am

    Umarangkada na sina Kathryn Bernardo at Daniel Padilla sa pagbuo ng kanilang inaabangang serye na '2G2BT' (2 Good 2 Be True).

  • American OPM singer Sahara releases Christmas single ‘Tanging Hiling’
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 10:09 am

    American OPM singer Sahara has an early Christmas gift for her Filipino fans as she released her new single for the Yuletide season 'Tanging Hiling.'

  • Charo Santos, Daniel Padilla’s ‘Kun Maupay Man It Panahon’ to join in Singapore film fest
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 8:28 am

    'Kun Maupay Man It Panahon' (Whether The Weather is Fine) continues to make waves on the international stage.

  • Kylie suwapang sa lalake — Cindy
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Pinangatawanan na ni Kylie Verzosa ang pagiging bombera. Sa bago niyang pelikula, ang "My Husband, My Lover" kasama sina Cindy Miranda, Adrian Alandy, Marco Gumabao, tila tinodo na talaga ni Kylie ang pagpapaseksi, pakikipaglampungan. The post Kylie suwapang sa lalake — Cindy first appeared on Abante.

  • ‘My Dad’s absolutely fine’ – Kat, kabayan Noli pinatay sa socmed
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Kinabahan ang netizen sa balitang sumakabilang buhay na si Kabayan Noli De Castro. Nag-post kasi sa Instagram si Korina Sanchez tungkol doon. The post ‘My Dad’s absolutely fine’ – Kat, kabayan Noli pinatay sa socmed first appeared on Abante.

  • Carrot Man Jeyrick best actor sa New York
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    International star na ang dating viral star na si Jeyrick Sigmaton o mas nakilala noong 2016 bilang si Carrot Man. The post Carrot Man Jeyrick best actor sa New York first appeared on Abante.

  • Gwyneth muntik matsugi
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Ni-reveal ng Oscar winning actress na si Gwyneth Paltrow na muntik na siyang mamatay sa panganganak sa kanyang panganay na si Apple na 17-years old na ngayon. The post Gwyneth muntik matsugi first appeared on Abante.

  • ‘Titira sa probinsya’ Sylvia pagod nang mag-teleserye
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Magpapahinga raw muna ang aktres na si Sylvia Sanchez sa pag-arte kapag nagtapos na ang teleserye na Huwag Kang Mangamba. The post ‘Titira sa probinsya’ Sylvia pagod nang mag-teleserye first appeared on Abante.

  • Julia nilait dahil kina Dani, Dennis
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Hindi sinasadya, pero nagdulot ng mga ‘hate comment’ ang sunod-sunod na Instagram post ni Dennis Padilla. The post Julia nilait dahil kina Dani, Dennis first appeared on Abante.

  • Montes kilos ‘first lady’ sa mga kaibigan ni Coco
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Para sa amin, ang ganda ng tandem nina Coco Martin at Julia Montes sa "FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano". The post Montes kilos ‘first lady’ sa mga kaibigan ni Coco first appeared on Abante.

  • Rumesbak agad sa basher: Nadine tinawag na mataba, walang wetpaks
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Alam na alam mo kung gusto lang magpapansin ng netizen. Na ang katawan, kulay, kutis, mukha ng isang artista ang lalaitin, para lang mapansin siya. The post Rumesbak agad sa basher: Nadine tinawag na mataba, walang wetpaks first appeared on Abante.

  • Martin ‘Concert King’ pa rin sa Tate
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Tuesday night (kahapon naman ng lunch time sa Philippines) ko ginagawa ang column na ito at kasalukuyang nasa Yamashiro Hollywood kami with Martin Nievera, Robin Nievera, Chef Vallerie Castillo-Archer, Joy Alonzo and Anj del Rosario (Martin personal manager and girlfriend, respectively), Charles Micu and Sonny Santos. The post Martin ‘Concert King’ pa rin sa Tate first appeared on Abante.

  • Ala-Koreano na: Alden pinagkaguluhan, pinakilig mga kapwa aktor
    by Abante News on October 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Kaloka na naman ang latest photo ni Alden Richards sa Instagram. Kung tutuusin, balot na balot siya, at ni katiting na skin ay wala siyang nilabas, hindi nga tulad ng mga photo niya noon na super flex siya ng mga muscle niya. The post Ala-Koreano na: Alden pinagkaguluhan, pinakilig mga kapwa aktor first appeared on Abante.

  • TINGNAN: Pacquiao, dumalo sa birthday party ni Annabelle Rama
    by Mario Dumaual, ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 7:33 am

    Ipinagdiwang ni Annabelle Rama ang kanyang kaarawan kagabi sa Taguig kapiling ang kanyang pamilya at kaibigan.

  • Pauleen Luna shares photos of beach getaway with family
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 6:43 am

    Celebrity couple Pauleen Luna and Vic Sotto along with their daughter Tali seem to be having the time of their lives while on their beach holiday.

  • Rachel Alejandro at mister, LDR muna ngayon
    by ABS-CBN News on October 27, 2021 at 6:27 am

    Sa "Magandang Buhay" nitong Miyerkoles, nagbalik-tanaw si Rachel Alejandro sa simula ng relasyon nila ng kanyang mister na isang Spanish journalist.

  • How Star Magic 'made' Christian Bables
    by Christina Alpad on October 26, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    Before Christian Bables became the award-winning actor that he is, one person and a specially designed workshop, allowed him to pursue his thespian skills to full potential.So had it not been for Rahyan Carlos, Star Magic Artist Training and Workshops head and his classes, Bables doesn't believe he'd have a Gawad Urian, Luna Awards and Hanoi International Film Festival Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor awards (for movies "Die Beautiful" and "Signal Rock," respectively) to his name […]

  • Shoppertainment redefines virtual retail experience
    by Iza Iglesias on October 26, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    With Filipinos relying on online services far more often these days, shopping via livestreams instantly became a hit, resulting to a rapid growth in the live commerce market.In fact, Shoppertainment Live Inc. — the Philippines' pioneer livestream shopping network —has seen a 200-percent growth from last year based on the rising demand for branded livestreams."We are proud to claim that we lead in empowering brands and companies to shift from their traditional 'promodizing' method usually […]

  • Discovery+ — real life entertainment at your fingertips
    by Christina Alpad on October 26, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    Escapism in reality TV? Why not! Discovery+ is the new streaming app to go live in town that offers not just any typical movies and series but non-fiction and real life entertainment 24/7.Now that it is live and available in the Philippines, the platform will expand Filipinos' choices with more than 20,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery's portfolio of networks, including Discovery Channel, TLC, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, Food Network, Magnolia Network, Travel Channel, […]

  • DJ trio Swedish House Mafia release new song
    by Associated Press on October 26, 2021 at 3:39 am

    Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia AP PHOTO NASHVILLE, Tenn.: DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia, known for bringing house music to the masses, are ready to turn the crowd up anew.They dropped a new song and music video, melding their thumping, body-rocking beats with The Weeknd's dark cinematic vocals on "Moth To a Flame." It comes as they are announcing a world tour in 2022.It's a long awaited return for the DJs — Steve […]

  • What keeps 'Best Comedy Actor' Vic Sotto going
    by Iza Iglesias on October 25, 2021 at 4:20 pm

    Veteran actor Vic Sotto once again proved he is among the Philippine entertainment industry's most treasured comedians with his recent Best Co_medy Actor award from the Philippine Movie Press Club's (PMPC) 34th Star Awards for Television. 'Bossing' Vic Sotto and 'Phenomenal Star' Maine Mendoza play TV's most lovable father-and-daughter tandem via the weekly show, […]

  • Loyalty — Alden Richards' secret to success
    by Christina Alpad on October 25, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    In the last ten decades, Alden Richards has slowly but surely threaded a path laden with local and international recognitions, box-office hits, top-rating series, and chart-topping albums. Along the way, he has also earned the trust of his audience and brands, making him an effective endorser not only for products and services but also causes and advocacies. Alden […]

  • PH's biggest gathering of creators, influencers back for 4th edition
    by The Manila Times on October 25, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    On October 30 and 31, creators from around the Philippines will once again gather for the country's biggest influencer event, BaiCon InFest.Now on its fourth year, BaiCon InFest, powered by Smart, is an event that was created to provide a platform for fans and aspiring influencers to see their favorite creators perform, educate, and even get awarded.The event that gathered 72 creators in 2019 when it had its physical event in Cebu and 108 creators in 2020 through a virtual version of the event […]

  • Eagle Rigg's purposeful existence
    by Ronnie Carrasco 3rd on October 25, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    IF a prestigious beauty contest fosters "beauty with a purpose," TV host-comedian-vlogger Eagle Riggs is proud to integrate his purposeful existence given these challenging times. Despite being a resident of Las Piñas, Eagle takes on an interactive role at LGBT Pilipinas as provincial adviser in the entire Cavite."As I gay person myself, I deliver speeches about my journey to empower and inspire the gay community, that as members, we possess such positive qualities as do men and women […]

  • News on James Michael Tyler, Ed Sheeran and Alec Baldwin
    by Associated Press on October 25, 2021 at 3:43 am

    James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on 'Friends,' diesNEW YORK: James Michael Tyler, the actor known for his recurring role as Gunther on "Friends," has died at home in Los Angeles. He was 59.Tyler was first diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2018.Over "Friends'" multi-year-run, he became the recurring star playing Gunther, the Central Perk barista with an unrequited affection for Rachel (Jennifer Aniston).He didn't have dialogue on "Friends" until he had made 33 appearances. Over […]

  • Norway's Nobel Peace Prize under fire
    by George Vail Kabristante on October 23, 2021 at 2:02 am

    It feels redundant for Caveat to add up to the brouhaha over the most undeserved Nobel Peace Prize 2021 that Maria Ressa recently snatched while the country was sleeping. This to the furor and horror of the country's top iconic journalists including The Manila Times columnists Rigoberto Tiglao, Yen Makabenta, Jan Albert Suing, Emil Jurado from another broadsheet, and National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose, etc.I thought they have spoken the last words enough to shame the Nobel Prize […]

  • On Aljur -Kylie controversy – a relationship that has gone awry
    by Ricky L. Calderon on October 23, 2021 at 1:59 am

    Aljur Abrenica and Kylie Padilla PHOTO FROM INSTAGRAM/@theproudrad The post of Aljur Abrenica in his official Facebook Page asking his ex-wife Kylie Padilla to tell truth as to who really cheated first was hot topic.The long post was written in English and some netizens refuse to believe it was Aljur who really wrote it as the post had few grammatical lapses. They don't believe the guy is capable of writing decent English.But Kylie will not be intimidated as she […]

  • Michelle Vito, Miles Ocampo take on the Girls Love genre
    by Christina Alpad on October 21, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    Young stars Michelle Vito and Miles Ocampo are pumped to play lovers in an enduring love story for "Maalaala Mo Kaya" (MMK) this weekend.On Saturday, October 24, the actors will bring to life the story of vlogging couple Tanch Lobete and Sarah Garcia, two flight attendants who stood up trials, challenges and pain just to be able to love one another and be together."Ipapakita dito sa MMK episode yung mga pinagdaanan nila na hindi pinapakita sa vlogs nila like yung past experiences ni Tanch noon […]

  • The 'House Tour' begins on Vivamax
    by The Manila Times on October 21, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    A celebrity house tour is one of the most entertaining vlog contents that is sure to gain a lot of views. But opening one's doors to strangers, albeit virtually, is taking a risk of attracting danger.This was the idea that prompted director Roman Perez Jr., ("Adan," "The Housemaid" and "Taya") complete the sexy, heist thriller movie, "House Tour."Starring Diego Loyzaga, Sunshine Guimary, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Marco Gomez, Rafa Siguion-Reyna, and Cindy Miranda, House Tour premieres exclusively […]

  • 'Jirisan' delivers the peak of KDrama acting
    by Iza Iglesias on October 21, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    One of the most anticipated Korean series this year, "Jirisan," is unfolding on iQiyi today, led by top Hallyu celebrities Jun Ji-hyun aka Gianna Jun ("My Sassy Girl," "My Love from the Star") and Ju Ji-hoon ("Princess Hours," "Along with the Gods). A first-time pairing for these KDrama idols, it was created by director Lee Eun Bok ("Descendants of The Sun," "Guardian: The Lonely and Great God") and writer by Kim Eun Hee ("Signal," "Kingdom").In a global media conference held virtually, the […]

  • Farewell to Bond, hello to cinemas?
    by Karen Kunawicz on October 21, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    The much awaited, newest James Bond film, "No Time to Die," has been released into the world. Joyfully at the IMAX and in cinemas and unfortunately, via some terrible bootleg streams on the internet.For the love of all that is holy, do not watch those poor-quality bootlegs.The 25th Bond film has got all the classic elements — the opening gun barrel sequence, great stunts, chases, fight scenes (which Daniel Craig is so effective at), dangerous women, gadgets, very special cars like the Aston […]

  • BINI, Lola Amour to headline online concert
    by The Manila Times on October 21, 2021 at 3:34 am

    Rising P-pop girl group BINI, Filipino rock band Lola Amour, solo singer-songwriter Pixie Labrador and Gen Z DJ Sev Laudico will headline a free public digital concert entitled Unite 2021: Back to the Future on October 29, Friday.Organized by the Student Trainers under the Center for Student Life-Student Involvement Unit of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, the annual solidarity party aims to curate an extraordinary night filled with music, arts, and personalities as the community […]

  • Refreshing viral sensation is OPM's new 'Pop Rock Diva'
    by Iza Iglesias on October 20, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    Breakthrough star and the country's newest "Pop Rock Diva," Gigi de Lana has finally launched an original song. Titled "Sakalam," it also serves as the first single off her debut full-length album, which is yet to drop in 2022.The 26-year-old Star Magic artist and Rise Artists Studio talent — who went viral early this year with her unique cover of "Bakit Nga Ba Mahal Kita" — refreshes even in this original recording. Clever too, she gives new and heart-wrenching meaning to the Filipino word […]

  • Jayda Avanzado's music video snags New York win
    by The Manila Times on October 20, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Singer-songwriter Jayda Avanzado's first foray in directing her own music video has proven a success. Made for her single "Paano Kung Naging Tayo?" not only was it a hit among her fans, but it won the Best Music Video award on Sunday's International Film Festival Manhattan 2021 in New York.Avanzado was ecstatic when she announced the good news on social media, admitting she hardly expected to win as a newbie."I'm over the moon to announce that 'Paano Kung Naging Tayo?' has won Best Music Video […]

  • Adjeng, a prolific singer of 'God's design'
    by Mark Bonifacio  on October 20, 2021 at 4:02 pm

    "Sometimes that Happens," a cut that made the Philpop Songfest finals in 2013, was gifted a fresh take from its songwriter.Ace Libre of Never the Strangers initially interpreted the song that came out with a new version on August 20, featuring Adjeng, the track's co-songwriter. Adjeng, with Nino Regalado, frequently made it to the final rounds of noted songwriting contests, and Philpop was no exception."This arrangement is obviously worlds away from how it sounded in Philpop 2013," she shared. […]

  • Review: Elton John taps some talented friends for new album
    by Associated Press on October 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    It's been more than 35 years since Elton John recorded with Stevie Wonder and that's clearly way, way too long. But the wait is over: The legends join on the new gospel-flavored song "Finish Line," enlivened by Wonder's trademark harmonica and John's piano work. It's a victory lap of a song.It's also a highlight of John's 16-track album "The Lockdown Sessions," which sees the Rocket Man outsmart the pandemic by working with an eclectic mix of artists, from Stevie Nicks to Lil Nas X. Not all of […]

  • Jomari Yllana — the serious 'Guwaping'
    by Tessa Mauricio-Arriola on October 19, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    Whenever Jomari Yllana is introduced as a "former actor" these days, that's an accurate fact. Now 45, the award-winning dramatic actor — who rose to fame as a member of the iconic '90s teen group, "Gwapings," alongside Mark Anthony Fernandez, Eric Fructuoso and Jao Mapa — has not set foot on a movie set, teleserye taping or even a commercial shoot since 2016.Twenty-sixteen was when Jomari decided to completely immerse himself in public service and government work after garnering the highest […]

  • Star-talkin' with the pols
    by Tessa Mauricio-Arriola on October 19, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    Election fever is definitely in full swing, anywhere you go [if you do go out] or Zoom as the case may be. Over the weekend, Kamuning Bakery's present-day keeper and well-liked media personality Wilson Flores — who is riveted by showbiz as much as politics — didn't forget to invite The T-Zone to celebrate the second World Pandesal Day under pandemic along with other friends in the beat.Held virtually once more, it was just like all of Wilson's past events: well-attended by top government […]

  • JM, Sylvia and ABS-CBN, big winners at Star Awards
    by The Manila Times on October 19, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    The best of the Philippine's small screen were recognized anew at the 34th Star Awards for TV.Streamed virtually over the STV and RAD channels, the awards were based on productions aired from September 2019 to August 2020.ABS-CBN was named Best TV Station, while the stars of its "Pamilya Ko" teleserye, JM de Guzman and Sylvia Sanchez took home the night's Best Drama Actor and Actress awards, respectively.Meanwhile, Sunshine Dizon was awarded Best Single Performance By An Actress (for "Magkano […]

  • Janice wins international acting award
    by Nika Roque on October 19, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    An ecstatic Janice de Belen announced on Instagram Monday that she was just named Best Actress at the 2021 International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM Autumn) in New York, for her role in the short film "Sugat sa Dugo" ("Wounded Blood"). The Filipino entry, which was an official selection in the festival's short film category, likewise won the Independent Achievement Award for Producing.Based on the official trailer, Sugat sa Dugo, is the story of young man who is soon to succumb to HIV/AIDS. […]

  • The latest on Taylor Swift, Kanye West and more
    by Associated Press on October 19, 2021 at 5:35 am

    McCartney, Swift to induct new members into rock hallNEW YORK: Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift will induct newcomers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during its annual ceremony on Oct. 30.McCartney will present the Foo Fighters. He's close to frontman Dave Grohl. McCartney's in as a Beatle and solo artist, while Grohl joined as a member of Nirvana in 2014.Swift will induct Carole King and perform some of her music, along with Jennifer Hudson.Angela Bassett, who portrayed Tina Turner in the […]

  • Marvin's top investment is employee health care
    by Christina Alpad on October 18, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    Marvin Agustin is one showbiz personality who can accurately be described as an actor-turned-successful entrepreneur. After making hearts aflutter from the '90s through the 2000s as a teen idol and sought-after leading man, Agustin bravely branched out into the food and beverage industry thrived even more. Celebrity restaurateur Marvin Agustin — whose chain of […]

  • Julia and Marco's 'Di Na Muli' also goes digital
    by The Manila Times on October 18, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    The premiere episode of "Di Na Muli," the first team-up series of Julia Barretto and Marco Gumabao on TV5 last September, was met with much viewer enthusiasm. Marco Gumabao and Julia Barretto with Marco Gallo The show's official promo hashtag, #DiNaMuliKapitLang, quickly became a trending topic on Twitter and came with positive user […]

  • Ali Sotto and Pat-P Daza — a refreshing duo in radio commentary
    by The Manila Times on October 18, 2021 at 10:05 am

    Morning commentary shows on the radio almost always showcase male journalists but seasoned broadcasters Ali Sotto and Pat-P Daza want to challenge this norm.Beginning today, the refreshing duo co-headline "A.S.P.N." or "Ano sa Palagay N'yo?"The new show airs weekday mornings, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on DZEC Radyo Agila 1062 and Eagle FM 95.5 and is also available for streaming over at NET25 TV's YouTube channel and Facebook page.Sotto and Daza promise to deliver detailed and meticulous analysis […]

  • A heartbreaking tale of the sweetest goodbye
    by Christina Alpad on October 18, 2021 at 6:25 am

    Can the possibility of death reignite a lost love? That is the question GMA Afternoon Prime's new series, "Stories from the Heart: Never Say Goodbye" will try to answer beginning today.The new drama-anthology stars Klea Pineda and Jak Roberto as sweethearts Joyce and Bruce.Dreaming of a life together, the two nurses agree to work abroad and save up for their future. But an unfortunate incident leads Bruce to leave earlier, while Joyce has to stay behind.As can be expected, the distance between […]

  • 'The Batman' new trailer; singer Vince Neil's accident
    by Associated Press on October 18, 2021 at 5:12 am

    'The Batman' trailer unveils Pattinson in dark, violent turnLOS ANGELES: Warner Bros. has unveiled its trailer for "The Batman," which features Robert Pattinson's first bone-crunching turn as a DC Comics superhero.The trailer unveiled at the DC Fandome event shows Pattinson's Dark Knight methodically taking down bad guys despite being outnumbered and his Batsuit absorbing multiple bullets.The footage teases a dark, bleak and violent version of Batman, with Pattinson's voice saying about the […]

  • Musical biopic 'Yorme' – an inspiring story of overcoming life's obstacles
    by Ricky L. Calderon on October 16, 2021 at 2:59 am

    We were among those invited at the special preview of "Yorme," the biopic of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno produced by Saranggola Media and Viva Films under the direction of Joven Tan.We were not expecting anything grand, knowing that the movie was shot during the pandemic and there were restrictions due to health protocols.We liked the movie. We are giving Direk Joven more than a passing grade for his work in Yorme which is a musical film. He also wrote the script and composed the 15 songs used in […]

  • Billy James for the exploited construction workers
    by George Vail Kabristante on October 16, 2021 at 2:56 am

    As of press time, more than 30 local celebrities from showbiz have filed their Certificate of Candidacy for local and national posts for the coming 2022 election.Topping the list for the national post is Mayor Isko Moreno for president followed by aspirants for the senatorial candidates namely Herbert Bautista, Robin Padilla, Jinggoy Estrada,Manuel Monsor del Rosario 3rd, and Raffy Tulfo.For the congressional post the list include Richard Yap, Anjo Yllana, Richard Gomez, Arjo Atayde, Angelica […]

  • Cher sues heirs of Sonny Bono over song and record revenue
    by Associated Press on October 15, 2021 at 3:59 am

    LOS ANGELES: Cher sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including "I Got You Babe" and "The Beat Goes On."In a lawsuit, Cher alleged that Mary Bono and other defendants attempted to terminate provisions of business agreements Cher and Bono reached when they divorced in 1975 that entitled each to 50 percent of songwriting and recording royalties.The lawsuit says that Bono's heirs filed in 2016 that they were terminating […]

  • Kylie, Andrea share first girl kiss and love story
    by Nika Roque on October 14, 2021 at 4:13 pm

    The Boys Love or BL genre took the country by storm in 2020 and was hailed as a step in the right direction by inclusivity advocates. Acceptance and understanding, after all, are what the LGBTQIA+ community asks for and rightly deserve.But of course, it isn't just the boys who fall in love, which is why everyone's excited to see the first major and Filipino original Girls Love (GL) series hit streaming tonight via the proudly Asian entertainment streaming site, WeTV.To be sure, even […]

  • Why 'Free Britney' means so much
    by Karen Kunawicz on October 14, 2021 at 4:12 pm

    In four notes, we can identify the 1998 hit, "Baby One More Time." From that song on, Britney Spears began a multi-million-dollar career that included nine studio albums, 13 Billboard Top 10 hits, 10 sold-out concert tours and a fabulous four-year residency in Las Vegas.Yet this hard-working, successful woman, who has yet to turn 40, has been living a good portion of her life deprived of the ability to make personal decisions for herself. I feel a little guilty caving into the paparazzi […]

  • A 'Premiere' at the theater made possible
    by Tessa Mauricio-Arriola on October 14, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    In delivering its promise to strengthen international connectivity and exploring new and endless possibilities despite the times, HSBC hosted its Premiere clients to an enchanting night at the theater, safely and virtually. Aptly titled "Borderless," guests were treated to a live theatrical production starring seasoned Filipino thespians Audie Gemora, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo and Jaime del Mundo. These world-class artists captivated the audience with songs and stories anchored on the HSBC […]

  • Adele to release new album in November
    by Associated Press on October 14, 2021 at 3:46 am

    NEW YORK: Six years after her last album, Adele revealed that, "30," will be released on Nov. 19.The singer said on Instagram that after "throwing myself into a maze of absolute mess and inner turmoil," she's feeling better."I've learned a lot of blistering home truths about myself along the way," Adele wrote. "I've shed many layers but also wrapped myself in new ones. Discovered genuinely useful and wholesome mentalities to lead with, and I feel like I've finally found my feeling again. I'd go […]

  • GLOPM proudly means Global Pinoy Music
    by Tessa Mauricio-Arriola on October 13, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    With everyone in local music long talking about bringing OPM to the worldwide stage, plans have pretty much remained steady on the drawing board. But finally, Warner Music Philippines (WMP) is walking the talk for real.October sees the official launch of an ingenious idea called GLOPM or Global Pinoy Music. Up and running, GLOPM is a collaborative movement that gives wheels and wings to realize the dream and strengthen efforts to promote Filipino music globally.The campaign showcases Filipino […]

  • Mr. Pure Energy reveals connection with 'Tesdaman'
    by The Manila Times on October 13, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    OPM icon Gary Valenciano is one artist who always strives to inspire others not only with his music but in sharing his faith. 9157e_inspiring_public "It will help others if others are there for them," said Mr. Pure Energy in an online interview with Senator Joel "Tesdaman" Villanueva, who hosted the 10th episode of "AksyonTime" on A2Z […]

  • bbno$ wants ya to 'Eat Ya Veggies'
    by Mark Bonifacio on October 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Canadian rising star Alexander Gumuchian, also known as bbno$ [baby-no-money], just released his brand-new album "Eat Ya Veggies"."It's really good. I'll be honest. I don't really like my music that much, but this al-bum is easily my best album. It's put together well. The mixes are clean. The mas-tering is great. The songs are great. Everything's catchy and fun. It's upbeat. It's a good time. It's short, sweet and to the point," bbno$ said of his fresh drop in an interview with Music Geek.The […]

  • Music roundup — Coldplay, Tyga and ENHYPEN
    by Associated Press on October 13, 2021 at 3:48 am

    Coldplay get galactic with airy album 'Music of the Spheres'NEW YORK: The last time Coldplay put out an album, it was like a warm embrace of Earth. This time, the British foursome has gone bigger — cosmically bigger."We're looking upwards and outwards and trying to find answers, and I think maybe trying to find some perspective," said drummer Will Champion."Music of the Spheres" is a spacy 12-track collection with waves of synth and airy melodies. The track "Infinity Sign" sounds like it was […]

  • Knowledge Channel returns to free TV
    by The Manila Times on October 12, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    More students, educators, and parents nationwide have renewed access to quality educational programs with Knowledge Channel's return to digital TV last October 5. Coinciding with World Teacher's Day, the Knowledge Channel's much-awaited comeback is possible via its partnership with broadcast company Beam.The iconic educational programs of the proudly Filipino channel have since been available in Mega Manila, Baguio, Naga, Metro Cebu, Iloilo, Davao, and Zamboanga to aid young Filipinos in […]

  • New Vivamax original boldly delves into the dangers of 'catfishing'
    by The Manila Times on October 11, 2021 at 4:02 pm

    It is sad and worrisome that deception is rampant in social media, turning more and more unwitting netizens into victims of abuse at its worst.A problematic phenomenon called "catfishing" — internet jargon that refers to a user who takes on a fake identity online — Viva's maverick and fearless director du jour, Darryl Yap tackles this issue in Vivamax's next full-length feature release, "AngSarapMongPatayin (ASMP)"The movie's screenwriter too, Yap warned in a virtual interview, "This film […]

  • Fly Eagle, fly!
    by Ronnie Carrasco 3rd on October 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    IF a prestigious beauty contest fosters "beauty with a purpose," TV host-comedian-vlogger Eagle Riggs is proud to integrate his purposeful existence given these challenging times.Despite being a resident of Las Pinas, Eagle takes on an interactive role as LGBT Pilipinas' provincial adviser in the entire Cavite."As a gay person myself, I deliver speeches about my journey to empower and inspire the gay community, that as members, we possess such positive qualities as do men and women toward […]

  • Revelations about The Beatles; George Clooney on politics
    by Associated Press on October 11, 2021 at 3:57 am

    Paul McCartney: John Lennon responsible for Beatle breakupLONDON: Paul McCartney revisited the breakup of The Beatles, disputing that he was responsible for it.In episode of BBC Radio 4's "This Cultural Life" to air on Oct. 23, McCartney said, "I didn't instigate the split. That was our Johnny."McCartney retorted to interviewer John Wilson, "I am not the person who instigated the split. Oh no, no, no. John walked into a room one day and said, 'I am leaving The Beatles.' Is that instigating the […]

  • Pokwang, Tonton Gutierrez continue to switch bodies in 'Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko'
    by The Manila Times on October 9, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Pokwang and Tonton Gutierrez star in 'Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko’s new episode, It's Not You, It's Me. The fun-filled and magical weekend continues in GMA anthology 'Daig Kayo Ng Lola Ko' which currently airs the all-new episode 'It's Not You, It's Me.'In it, actress, comedian, and television host Pokwang plays Sunshine, a doting mother to her kids; and seasoned actor Tonton Gutierrez is Homer, Sunshine's husband who is often at odds with his wife.On the brink of […]