You saw how it ended. Now watch it again.
One of the most followed Filipino teleseries this year, “Lobo“ended its run last July 11, 2008. Viewers cried for an hour and even through the commercials, as Lyka Raymundo (Angel Locsin) and Noah Ortega (Piolo Pascual) fought for their love one last time.
It was dramatic, unforgettable and oh-so Filipino. The death scenes – at some point I wanted to say “die already”, but I so wanted the characters to survive what could possibly be the longest dying segment. Not to belittle the actors, but they were very convincing and actually brought …read more
When the reality show “Fear Factor” was shown in the US two years ago, it got me glued to the TV while contestants jumped between swerving trucks, ate crawling, slimy bugs and bulls’ testicles. It was all about conquering one’s worst fears.
Well now, Filipino viewers can see what fearless means for their fellow Pinoys in the new show “Pinoy Fear Factor: South America“. And between outcries of “kadiri! (gross!)”, “Kaya mo ba yan? (can you do that?!)”, we can swoon all we like at new host Ryan Agoncillo.
Ryan Agoncillo wanted the hosting job so bad he even auditioned for …read more
ABS-CBN has released videos taken by the crew which was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf last month. The kidnapped group included popular news anchor Ces Drilon. The videos were part of a documentary called ‘Kidnap’.
The documentary includes interviews with Drilon and crew members Jimmy Encarnacion and Angelo Valderama, as they recounted their ordeal in great detail. Actual footage secretly taken by Encarnacion shows their kidnappers, carrying their guns as they hiked through the forest. The rest of the film is fleshed out with re-enactments based on the accounts of the kidnap victims.
Here is the second part (of of the …read more
Ejay! Ejay! Ejay!
Dubbed as the “Promdie Hottie”, Ejay Falcon emerged as the newest Grand Winner of Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition! Always a favorite of the fans, housemates, crowd and our own readers, the Mindoro native bested the three other finalist last night at the Araneta Coliseum.
Ejay wins the grand prize of P1 million, a business franchise and a house and lot, and many other nice prizes.
In less than a day away, the Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition will have yet another Grand Winner!
It’s now down to the final four housemates – Beauty Gonzalez, Robi Domingo, Nicole Uysiuseng, and Ejay Falcon. And on Saturday June 7, 2008 8:00 pm, we will know who the Grand winner when the show goes live at the Araneta Coliseum.
Here is a quick profile of the four finalists:
Beauty Gonzalez: Dumaguete-born; emotionally transparent; rebellious
Robi Domingo: true-blue Atenean; intelligent;
Nicole Uysiuseng: Fil-Chinese; pretty and flirty; in-chick from Cebu
Ejay Falcon: provincial; obedient and hard-working; promdie hottie
PBB Teen evictees predict that Ejay will …read more
ABS-CBN has another potential koreanovela-inspired hit on its hands – “My Girl“.
The Filipino version of the Korean teleseries premiered Monday May 26 on ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida. “My Girl” stars young actress Kim Chui, who plays Jasmine, a street-smart girl. Jasmine falls in love with a dashing Julian (played by Gerald Anderson) who is a rich, well-educated and a serious type of guy, heir to a big business company. The romantic comedy plot involves betting at race tracks, a dying wish, and of course a playboy and a brat who complicate matters for the couple.
Kim Chui is the Pinoy Big …read more
“Fear Factor” that other reality show on television asking its contestants to do breathtaking (and vomit-inducing) stunts to win a quarter million dollars.. well, it’s coming to town too.
Not to be left behind, ABS-CBN has acquired the rights to air “Fear Factor Live” Philippines edition. It’s too early in the game to know the title but those three words – Fear, Factor, Philippines – will be there. Rumors for a host of the show include Derek Ramsey, Ryan Agoncillo, Edu Manzano, Cesar Montano, Willie Revillame, or some new face altogether.
So, which do you think will be better-watched?
SURVIVOR …read more
The Philippines mourned this weekend for the many deaths caused by the Ultra stampede.
Yes, ladies and gentlemen. STAMPEDE.
ABS-CBN’s noontime show Wowowee was supposed to celebrate its 1st anniversary on Saturday, February 4. The show promised big money prizes to its live audience. Naturally, people from all walks of life, from different parts of the country went to the Ultra Sports Complex in Pasig City that fateful morning. People who dreamt and hoped of bringing home cash prizes.
Some dream. Only to end in tragedy. May God bless their souls.
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