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Talent agency evolves, levels up in the new normal
by Ricky Calderon - July 10, 2020 - 12:00am
For a talent and casting agency whose bread and butter is to send models and talents to live events, film, television and commercial shoots, the lockdown and quarantine because of the pandemic was a big blow.
Movie in the works for 'Gameboys' YouTube series
by Ricky Calderon - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
If you're among those who had been watching Gameboys" on YouTube, this offering from The IdeaFirst Company has really caught the attention of viewers who look forward to the next episode of the series every Friday...
Amid extensive franchise hearing, ABS-CBN talents take pay cuts
by Ricky Calderon - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
ABS-CBN announced that it is now reducing talent fees for its artists who have resumed tapings as one of its cost-saving measures, a foreseen development given that the network has been losing P30 million to P35...
Another Pinoy BL series airs on YouTube
by Ricky Calderon - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
She may have her own share of bashers, but Frankie Pangilinan, the outspoken daughter of Sen. Kiko Pangilinan and Megastar Sharon Cuneta, is loved and admired by many.
Party list group courting Ate Guy for its senatorial slate
by Ricky Calderon - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A party list group is convincing Superstar Nora Aunor to run for senator in the next elections.
Boys’ love genre blows up, reaches Phl with ‘Gameboys’
by Ricky Calderon - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
You and your friends have probably heard about “Gameboys,” the YouTube series of IdeaFirst Company that netizens have been talking about since it premiered three weeks ago.
Phl theater talents star in COVID YouTube musical
by Ricky Calderon - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
In celebration of World Environment Day (WED) 2020 last Friday, June 5, PLDT and Smart, through Gabay Kalikasan, premiered a timely and relevant all-original musical revue billed “Songs for a Changed World:...
KBP president addresses impact of ABS-CBN shutdown
by Ricky Calderon - June 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It has been a month since ABS-CBN was forced to shut down, and according to Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas President Jun Nicdao, losing a major player in the broadcasting industry has a “deleterious...
Former singer calls out Richard Gomez on OFWs issue
by Ricky Calderon - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez gained a lot of “pogi” points with how he is handling the Covid-19 virus situation in his turf.
Snail pace of ABS-CBN franchise renewal has huge stakes
by Ricky Calderon - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s time to sound the alarms on ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal. At the recent Senate hearing, the company’s president and CEO Carlo Katigbak gave a dire response as he was asked if the company continued...
Ate Guy embraces online medium with 'Lola Doc'
by Ricky Calderon - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The taping for her GMA series “Bilangin Ang Bituin sa Langit” has yet to resume due to the threat of Covid-19 but Ms. Nora Aunor still keeps herself busy as an actress.
Ate Guy embraces online medium with 'Lola Doc'
by Ricky Calderon - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The taping for her GMA series “Bilangin Ang Bituin sa Langit” has yet to resume due to the threat of Covid-19 but Ms. Nora Aunor still keeps herself busy as an actress.
Consequences of ABS-CBN's absence
by Ricky Calderon - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
With the Philippines still in the midst of a pandemic and facing the threats of the forthcoming rainy season, ABS-CBN’s absence on air is not without major consequences to Filipinos.
'Dead Kids' star gets TV break with GMA's 'First Yaya'
by Ricky Calderon - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
From playing support roles in GMA shows,18-year-old actor Kelvin Miranda got the chance to play the lead as Mark Sta. Maria in the critically-acclaimed thriller film “Dead Kids” directed by noted filmmaker...
Rocco Nacino joins feeding activity for quarantined soldiers
by Ricky Calderon - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Just because Coco Martin said his piece about the cancellation of ABS-CBN's franchise, he was pilloried and debased like there’s no tomorrow.
Young Critics Circle announces its film nominees
by Ricky Calderon - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
“Edward,” Thop Nazareno’s Cinemalaya entry about a teenage boy’s coming-of-age in a public hospital, and “Lingua Franca,” Isabel Sandoval’s QCinema exhibition film about...
Donna Cruz tweaks ‘Habang May Buhay’ for frontliners
by Ricky Calderon - May 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu-based singer-actress Donna Cruz wrote the new lyrics for the song “Habang May Buhay,” which was dedicated to the frontliners.
Resumption of showbiz grind still unlikely
by Ricky Calderon - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The Enhanced Community Quarantine imposed in Metro Manila is supposed to end on May 15.
After setbacks, Kuya Dick believes there are better plans for him
by Ricky Calderon - April 29, 2020 - 12:00am
GMA Public Affairs has given the country a new set of recognitions after winning two world medals and scoring the most number of shortlisted entries from the Philippines at the prestigious 2020 New York Festivals...
Docu on Aeta teacher wins Knowledge Channel competition
by Ricky Calderon - April 24, 2020 - 12:00am
A documentary about an Aeta teacher who treks to her class for four to five hours in Sitio Tarukan in Capas, Tarlac to teach Aeta children took top honors in the Knowledge Channel’s “3rd Class Project:...
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