Young superstar Joe Jonas is on the cover of Garage magazine’s July 2012 issue.
Joe Jonas visited the Philippines last May for a series of shows and for his Bench endorsement.
Young superstar Joe Jonas is on the cover of Garage magazine’s July 2012 issue.
Joe Jonas visited the Philippines last May for a series of shows and for his Bench endorsement.
What happens when privileged high school kids get together in those “open parties”? How do they have fun once they’re out of their comfort zones?
The Animals, starring Albie Casiño, Patrick Sugui and Dawn Balagot, is one of the entries in the 2012 Cinemalaya Film Festival under the New Breed Full Length Feature category. It was directed by Gino M. Santos from the script that he co-wrote with Jeff Stelton.
ASAP 2012 welcomes the month of July this Sunday (July 1) with the newest primetime ‘love team’ Carmina Villaroel and Zaijian Jaranilla together with the whole cast of upcoming drama series Lorenzo’s Time.
Fun and love load up the small screens with the special surprises from Princess And I lead stars Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla and Khalil Ramos; romantic serenade by Kapamilya leading men Piolo Pascual and Sam Milby; and the ‘Japanese-themed’ production number prepared by the Kapamilya leading ladies Kim Chiu, Shaina Magdayao, Erich Gonzales, Maja Salvador, and Empress.
Katie Holmes has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, her husband of almost 6 years.
Both camps confirmed the news with Cruise’s rep saying that the actor “is deeply saddened and is concentrating on his three children.”
Princess And I once again reached the 40% mark on June 28, 2012 as it got a total viewers share of 40.3% according to the Kantar Media national survey.
It was 0.3% lower, however, than their June 25 rating of 40.6%.
Katy Perry looks like she’s in a festive mood on the cover of July 1, 2012 edition of Parade magazine.
The cover story has Katy Perry talking about celebrating her independence, as well as her 3D concert movie, Katy Perry: Part Of Me.
Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz is on the cover of Elle France June 29, 2012 issue.
In the Philippines, we last saw the 38-year-old actress via last year’s Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
After her recent successful Hollywood movie break, actress-TV host Anne Curtis graces Sarah Geronimo’s solo musical variety show Sarah G. Live for the first time this Sunday (July 1). Anne and Sarah fire up the dance floor with a grand smash-up production number that TV viewers will surely enjoy.
Aside from Anne, Princess and I leading man Daniel Padilla will also join the fun as he takes on his first hosting stint as the Popstar’s guest co-host in its ‘Idol Night’ episode. Meanwhile, watch out for another heartfelt story in the ‘Sarah Loves You’ segment where the Popstar and Walang Hanggan actress Julia Montes grant the wish of a cancer patient.
Award-winning actress Gretchen Barreto proves that she deserves to be the queen in ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida royal teleserye Princess And I as the arrival of her character Ashi Behati in the Philippines marked the program’s highest national TV rating of 40.6%, based on the data of Kantar Media.
The episode last Monday (June 25) stirred up a lot of excitement among avid TV viewers with Ashi Behati’s yet-to-be-revealed effect on Mikay’s (Kathryn Bernardo) life and on her relationship with her ‘princes’ Kiko (Khalil Ramos), Gino (Daniel Padilla), and Ashi’s only son, Dasho Jao (Enrique Gil).
Teen housemates Karen Reyes, Myrtle Sarrosa, and Roy Requejo have finally been named as members of the Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 4 Big Four who will be battling for the Teen Big Winner title at the “BFF at the Big Night” to be held on July 7 at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center.
Karen and Myrtle were saved by the voting public in this week’s open voting, while Roy won Big Brother’s “Big Jump to the Big Night” challenge as announced in the reality program’s ninth eviction night.
Veteran movie writer Salvador Royales reveals that he feels proud of ABS-CBN’s TV version of his precious masterpiece Mundo Man ay Magunaw, which was first adapted in a movie topbilled by the Queen of Philippine Movies Susan Roces.
According to Royales, it overwhelms him to read the positive feedbacks of the avid fans regarding the great portrayal of Empress, Nikki Gil, Ejay Falcon, and Eula Valdez of their characters in the afternoon drama series that recently won in the ratings game with its 12.8% national TV rating compared to its rival program in GMA, Hiram na Puso which only got 12%.
On the second week of its first anniversary celebration, Kris TV completes the Kapamilya morning experience as it introduces its first-ever guest co-host–Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero.
The distinguished lawmaker, who was incidentally the show’s first guest, will join the Queen of All Media Kris Aquino starting this Monday (July 2) in taking the show to a more interesting, worthwhile, and enjoyable level of experience.
Star Cinema has released three teasers for the upcoming suspense-horror movie, The Healing, which will drop July 25, 2012.
Directed by Chito S. Roño, the movie marks the 50th showbiz anniversary of Star For All Seasons, Vilma Santos. She stars in the movie alongside one of Star Magic’s brightest, Kim Chiu.
Check out the poster and trailer of Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles which will hit theaters in October.
Directed by Erik Matti, the movie stars Dingdong Dantes, Lovi Poe, Janice de Belen, Joey Marquez and Ramon Bautista.
The Globe Tatt Awards 2012 has revealed the winners in a ceremony at the NBC Tent on June 29. It was hosted by Georgina Wilson, Petra Mahalimuyak, Miggy Chavez and Gino Quillamor.
Bianca Gonzales won “The One.” The category was described as: “Nothing says "best blogger" like the recipient of this award. One of the most respected, the best of the best—and simply, the awesomest of them all.”
Alec Dungo was named the ninth evictee in tonight’s live eviction episode of Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 4.
He got the least percentage of votes from among the 6 remaining housemates.
The Smashing Pumpkins is performing live in Manila at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on August 7, 2012, 8 PM.
The American alternative rock band is composed of Billy Corgan (vocals), Nicole Fiorentino (bass guitar, backup vocals), Mike Byrne (drums) and Jeff Schroeder (rhythm guitar).
Check out the trailer of Just One Summer, coming to theaters on August 15.
Just One Summer stars the tandem of Julie Anne San Jose and Elmo Magalona. The movie is directed by Mac Alejandre and produced by GMA Films and APT Entertainment.
Columbia Records has released the music video for Train’s 50 Ways To Say Goodbye.
50 Ways To Say Goodbye is part of the band’s 6th studio album, California 37, which was released on April 17, 2012.
Mega magazine releases two covers for its July 2012 issue, and the publication seem to be making the most of the network war by having ABS-CBN talents on one cover and GMA-7 talents on the other.
The question is, what cover will sell more?
The 33-year-old mixed martial artist admitted that he was bullied twice when he was younger. One resulted into injury that pushed him to find ways to defend himself.
“I got into wrestling primarily for self-defense,” he said.
Check out this music video released by Star Magic for its 20th anniversary.
It features the song titled Ikaw Ang Magic Ng Buhay Ko which was composed and performed by Yeng Constantino.
After more than a year, Phil Younghusband’s efforts to court award-winning actress Angel Locsin has paid off as they recently announced their “official boyfriend-girlfriend” status which began last May 27.
“We were exclusively dating but now we sealed our relationship and have made it official,” Angel said. “We’re sweethearts and we have never been both happier.”
Dawn Zulueta looks so elegant on the cover of Preview magazine’s Best Dressed Issue (July 2012).
Dawn Zulueta lives up to the cover line that says “Sleek & Chic” wearing a black dress with a slit that almost goes as high as her waist.
Diana Zubiri won her first-ever acting award from the Young Critics Circle on June 27 in UP Diliman.
She won Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role for her performance in the independent film Bahay Bata.
Toni Gonzaga does a promotional video for the Cinemalaya 2012 entry Bwakaw.
The Ultimate Multimedia Star appears in the video with her pet dog named Wuwu and talks about how she acquired the dog, where she got her name and the likes.
ABS-CBN and Star Cinema pay tribute to the 50 illustrious years in showbiz of the Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos through a one-of-a-kind film titled, The Healing.
Vilma’s 50th anniversary movie is equally monumental as this is her first-ever suspense-horror movie. “It’s a perfect project after In My Life, which was three years ago. And since I don’t do movies that frequent, I might as well give the public something different,” said Vilma. “This is my first time to do a suspense-horror and I’m so proud of it.”
Spot the ‘x factor’ among Pinoy hopefuls right at your very homes as the top-rating and Twitter trending musical event of the year, The X Factor Philippines, continues this weekend.
All set to impress celebrity judge-mentors Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Charice, and Pilita Corrales this Saturday (June 30) are all girl group 5th Avids, and solo singers Ashley Campbell, Gabriel Anciano, Jelianne, Joebert Jumaoas, John Montera, Noel Cosca, and Princess Lucky while Alyssa Quijano, JC Erasga, Jerriane Templo, Jet Barrun, Katrina Velarde, Marlo Mortel, Osang, duo D Crus Sisters and boy groups El Canta and Pilyo will show off this Sunday (July 1).
Kapuso actress Jackie Rice is on the cover of FHM Philippines July 2012 issue.
Jackie Rice ended up in the 7th spot in this years FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll which was topped for the second consecutive time by Sam Pinto.
The toughest battle between two women who fell in love with the same man begins this Monday (July 9) as ABS-CBN premieres the tension-filled Korean drama Two Wives.
Follow the story of Yvonne and Janine, two very different but equally competitive women who will fight for the man they truly love— Victor. Yvonne, the first wife, believes that her family is complete while Janine, the second wife, is searching for a complete family.
The 75th season of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) will unfurl on July 14 but the games aren’t the only exciting feature of this year’s grand event. UAAP’s recent partnership with Havaianas has spurred the launch of the much-awaited Limited Edition Havaianas + UAAP Collection, with styles which represent each of the eight universities under UAAP.
To put more vibrancy in the exciting league, Havaianas, now on its 50th year, partnered up with UAAP and ABS-CBN Licensing to celebrate 75 years of sports and camaraderie.
MCA Music releases a new compilation album for Richard Poon, the country’s Big Band Crooner.
Titled The Crooner’s Songbook: The Best Of Richard Poon, the album contains Poon’s most popular hits from his official singles to the most requested during his live performances.
The 8 basketball teams of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) season 75 did a wacky cover of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe.
Team members from the Adamson Falcons, Ateneo Blue Eagles, FEU Tamaraws, La Salle Green Archers, UST Growling Tigers, UP Fighting Maroons, UE Red Warriors, and the upcoming season’s host NU Bulldogs participated in a funny but cute cover of the popular song.
Lady Gaga sang a new song she just wrote titled Princess Die during the Melbourne, Australia leg of her Born This Way Ball.
The lyrics was sad, and “about some of the most deep and personal thoughts” of the singer, taking from the lyrics that says: "I wish that I could cope, but I took pills and left a note."
ABS-CBN Primetime Bida’s Dahil Sa Pag-ibig is airing its finale episode on June 29, 2012, and the question hangs in the minds of the viewers of this engaging series – will the court convict Leo Valderama (Christopher de Leon)?
The episode last Wednesday gave us goosebumps when Alfred’s (Piolo Pascual) regained the memories of his past and learned that Oliver (Jericho Rosales) was his brother.
If Anne Curtis has an independent Hollywood film, Manny Pacquiao will also star in his first-ever mainstream Hollywood movie.
The Filipino boxing champ is confirmed to be in the cast of Brass Knuckles, an action movie which will be directed by Erick Geisler.
ABS-CBN will air Icons at the Arena: Masters of OPM on Sunday, July 1, 2012, at 11 PM.
The concert, which united big stars from ABS-CBN, GMA-7 and TV5, was staged on June 16 at the newly-opened SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
Check out Mega magazine June 2012 cover editorial featuring Sarah Geronimo.
The editorial was shot by Jun De Leon and styled by Eldzs Mejia. The pop star is photographed wearing elegant couture… in quite stiff poses.
FHM Philippines congratulates Sam Pinto for topping the 2012 FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll. The magazine posted a congratulatory banner as a welcome screen to their website. This is Sam’s second consecutive year to win as the country’s sexiest.
The banner says, “Congratulations Miss Sam Pinto! You are #1”
Jessica Sanchez is already at work on her debut album!
The Filipino-Mexican-American revealed the news through a message she posted on her official Twitter account, to the excitement of her fans.
The talented 6-year-old Ryzza Mae Dizon is joining Marian Rivera in GMA-7’s Sunday night sitcom Tweets For My Sweet.
Ryzza, who recently won Eat Bulaga’s Little Miss Philippines 2012, is so excited with this new break in her budding showbiz career. She admits that Marian is one of her showbiz idols and she’s very happy to be included in the show.
Heart Evangelista flashes a knowing smile on the cover of Cosmopolitan Philippines July 2012 issue, photographed by Xander Angeles.
Heart looks so sexy on the cover wearing a black bustier from Forever 21 and pink miniskirt from XOXO.
THE X-FACTOR PHILIPPINES made its debut strongly last Saturday (June 23) with 28.1%, defeating GMA’s ‘Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho’s 15.6%. X-FACTOR continued its winning streak on Sunday (June 24) with its 20.3% rating, beating GMA’s ‘Pare & Pare’ (10.0%); and TV5′s airing of ‘Miss World Philippines’ that only got (3.8%).
The free TV coverage of NBA FINALS on ABS-CBN also ruled Philippine TV’s morning block last Friday (June 22) and occupied a Top 5 slot of Kantar Media’s list of overall top 20 programs in the country. NBA FINALS’ 22.1% rating slammed all its 5 rival programs in GMA including ‘Slamdunk’ (7.2%), ‘One Piece’ (7.6%), ‘Cooking With The Stars’ (5.1%), ‘Kapuso Movie Festival’ (8.0%), and ‘Chef Boy Logro Kusina Master’ (8.8%).
Warner Bros. Philippines has released a new TV spot for The Dark Knight Rises which hits conventional and IMAX theaters in the Philippines on July 19, 2012.
Directed by Christopher Nolan, the movie stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman and Tom Hardy as Bane. Other members of the cast include Michael Caine, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman.
Maroon 5 has released their fourth studio album titled Overexposed on June 26, 2012. Adam Levine, the band’s vocalist, has described it as their “most diverse and poppiest album yet.”
With the release of the album comes the music video of One More Night, the second single off Overexposed. Watch it below.
ABS-CBN’s trending Saturday showbiz-oriented talk show, Showbiz Inside Report (SIR) has once again defeated rival program in GMA, Startalk. Based on the latest data of Kantar Media last June 23, SIR’s episode that featured Ryan Bang, Iza Calzado, and Gina Pareño, garnered 7.4% national TV rating compared to its competition which only got 6.7%.
This Saturday (June 30) continue to discover never-before-heard life stories of some of the country’s most-talked-about stars in SIR through this week’s episode titled, ‘Bagong Yugto, Bagong Simula.’
Kapamilya child wonder Xyriel Manabat continues to impress TV viewers and netizens as she leads the online voting in ‘Yahoo! OMG! Awards 2012’ where she is nominated in the category, ‘Child Star of the Year.’ As of June 28 (Thursday), the Kapamilya child wonder garnered 56% or more than half of the online votes for the said category.
Meanwhile, Xyriel continues to reign in the hearts of TV viewers this Saturday (June 30) in the continuation of her Wansapanataym special.
Ex-Goin’ Bulilit child star Jane Oineza is finally relieved now that her much talked about episode in ABS-CBN’s drama anthology, Maalaala Mo Kaya was approved for airing this Saturday (June 30). The Cursed Beauty episode of MMK that deals with teen rape, is Jane’s first-ever starring role on TV.
“I literally jumped for joy upon knowing that it’s finally airing!” said Jane. “Prior the confirmation, I was praying hard about it. That’s why I was so glad when I heard the news that the viewers can finally see it.”
Top OPM artists in the country will gather for the 3rd Tambayan OPM Awards by ABS-CBN FM radio station Tambayan 101.9 to honor and highlight outstanding Filipino artists and song writers in the local music industry this past year this Saturday (June 30) in SM City North EDSA SkyDome.
Yeng Constantino, Ney Dimaculangan, Ruben Caballero ng Cueshe, Cathy Go, Barbie Almalbis, Angeline Quinto, Marcelito Pomoy, Gloc9, Jovit Baldevino, Kitchie Nadal, Bugoy Drilon, Liezel Garcia, Bryan Termulo, Mike Hanopol, Pepe Smith and Vice Ganda will be performing at the TOPMA Awards.
Hunk actor Zanjoe Marudo admitted that he’s more comfortable with serious acting and that compared to veteran comedians, he still has a long way to go.
“It’s really difficult to make people laugh. Many people think that it’s harder to do drama but for me, comedy is more challenging.”
Toni Gonzaga shows off her abs on the cover of Women’s Health Philippines’ Eat More, Lose More Special (July 2012).
The TV host/actress/singer reveals to the mag the secret “on how she scores” that figure.
Sarah Geronimo graces the cover of Inside Showbiz magazine’s July 2012 issue.
Tagged on the cover as People’s Princess, Sarah looks so fresh with what seems like little makeup, and wearing a sleeveless dress and beaded necklace.
Sam Pinto is the sexiest Filipina, according to FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2012 poll.
The Kapuso actress topped the poll, making it a back-to-back win for her. She was also hailed as the sexiest woman in the Philippines by the same poll last year.
The Philippine Movie and Press Club has released the nominees for the 4th PMPC Star Awards for Music (2012).
Awards night will be held at the Meralco Theatre in Pasig City on September 9.
Here is the complete list of nominees:
Erich Gonzales is on the cover of Meg magazine’s The Big Deal Issue (July 2012).
The cover story is such an interesting read as Erich talks about working with Thai heartthrob Mario Maurer who she has just finished filming a movie with.
Roy Requejo’s separated parents were invited by Big Brother inside the PBB house to give way to Roy’s wish that his parents be able to talk and make amends.
However, Roy had to first build a bridge through the welding skills that he also uses in the outside world to earn money. Ryan Boyce, his good friend inside the house, helped him in some parts of the task.
Check out the Call Me Maybe cover of the Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition 4 housemates! The video was made before the 8th eviction since Yves Flores was still there.
ASAP 2012 welcomes the month of July this Sunday (July 1) with the latest fashion and music trends and world-class concert performances from some of the biggest names in the showbiz industry.
Be in the loop with the newest primetime treats as the cast of Lorenzo’s Time lead by Carmina Villaroel and Zaijan Jaranilla grace the centerstage; as ASAP Kapamilya welcomes Eula Valdes as the newest cast of the no.1 TV program in the Philippines Walang Hanggan; and as Princess and I lead stars Daniel Padilla at Khalil Ramos treat the TV viewers with an unforgettable date.