Friday, December 15, 2017

Boy band 1:43 receives McJim Classic Leather’s OPM advocacy grant for single ‘Pasensya Na’


WORLD-CLASS leather goods maker McJim Classic Leather has chosen iconic Filipino boy band 1:43 as the second recepient of its Dreams Get Real OPM Advocacy Grant  for its new single “Pasensya Na.”

McJim Classic Leather, which has always been supportive of Filipino music, tapped the revamped 1:43 to further promote OPM by making it more appealing and relevant, especially to the younger generation. Towards this end, in fact, McJim successfully launched talent searches for the next big thing in the local music scene and has—in the recent past—sponsored the music of personalities like Tony Labrusca and X-Factor UK contestant JBK.

PATRICK SUGUI PORTRAYS FASHION DESIGNER REY MICHAEL LEYVA IN “MMK”


Patrick Sugui lands his first lead role in “MMK” as he gives life to the inspiring story of famous fashion designer Rey Michael Leyva this Saturday (Dec 16).

Way before he made dresses for Anne Curtis, Kim Chiu, Kris Aquino and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Rey (Patrick) already knew that he was gay like his brother Brian (Angelo Ilagan). However, when he saw how Brian suffered after opening up about his sexual orientation, he chose to hide his real identity.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

KAPAMILYA STARS HONOR IMPORTANCE OF LOVE IN 2017 ABS-CBN CHRISTMAS SPECIAL


ABS-CBN’s biggest stars gathered on one stage to spread love and express gratitude at the “Just Love: The ABS-CBN Christmas Special,” which airs this Saturday (Dec 16) and Sunday (Dec 17).



Leading the celebration were the reigning Kapamilya loveteams of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla, Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, James Reid and Nadine Lustre, who prepared awesome surprises and spread ‘kilig’ for their loyal fans.

AXN Embarks on an Epic Journey in New Travel Show “Adventure Your Way”

Brand new original series hosted by TV personality Atom Araullo
where viewers shape his experience via social media

AXN has added a fresh new reality series to its roster of top-rated original productions: Adventure Your Way, a weekly 30-minute travel show that explores new adventures in exciting destinations in the Philippines.

Unlike any other travel show, Adventure Your Way invites Pinoy viewers to shape the travel experience of popular host Atom Araullo by sharing their bucket lists via social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (#AXNAdventureYourWay). From these crowdsourced ideas, Atom will embark on a one-of-a-kind mission around the country equipped with only his phone and social media to guide him.  From sampling the local delicacies and meeting with the locals to discovering the most thrilling activities, Atom is completely in the hands of AXN fans.

Viral Sensation The Sacred Riana Crowned Winner of Asia’s Got Talent Season 2 on AXN


Asia is spooked: After 10 riveting weeks and hundreds of acts from 15 countries, Asia has voted ‘possessed’ Indonesian illusionist The Sacred Riana as the winner of Asia’s Got Talent Season 2 on AXN.

The Sacred Riana, whose real name is Marie Antoinette Riana Graharani, has become the most anticipated act of the season. Her spooky persona and terrifying magic tricks during the judges’ auditions, semi-finals and grand final episodes collectively achieved over 70 million views on Facebook and YouTube, making her a global sensation.

Universal Records Signs New Promising Band Better Days

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Better Days formally signed a recording contract with Universal Records on Monday. The band is composed of Daniel Paringit on vocals and guitars, Jaro delos Reyes on guitar, Gelo Cabigon on bass and Rosner Mabuti on keyboards. Better Days is managed by Soupstar Entertainment, home to 6cyclemind, Imago, Sandwich, Hilera, Pedicab, and Moonstar88. They now join Gary Valenciano, Christian Bautista, Noel Cabangon, Parokya ni Edgar, Gloc-9, Sponge Cola, Aiza Seguerra, Claudia Barretto, Donny Pangilinan, Julie Anne San Jose and Elmo Magalona, in the elite roster of Universal Records’ prime artists.

MMFF 2017 entry ‘Siargao’ brings together romance, environmental awareness and tourism promotion


The Surfing Capital of the Philippines finally takes front and center in acclaimed director-producer Paul Soriano’s first Metro Manila Film Festival entry Siargao, starring Asia’s Drama Prince Jericho Rosales and celebrated actresses Erich Gonzales and Jasmine Curtis-Smith.

Deviating from his previous serious projects, Direk Paul finally dips his hands into the lighter romance-drama genre with his first travel-themed movie focusing on the story of a woman who is finding, recreating and rebuilding herself in the picturesque island of Siargao.

It was very light. It was very peaceful. I really had the most fun shooting this film out of all my films,” he said.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Slapshock celebrates 20th anniversary with release of new studio album, 'Atake'



They say the more things change, the more they stay the same. 

That's exactly the case with Pinoy metalcore legends Slapshock. Not only has the core line-up of the band pretty much stayed the same since it was founded 20 years ago, the firm resolve of frontman Jamir Garcia, bassist Lee Nadela, drummer Chi Evora and guitarists Lean Ansing and Jerry Basco has not at all changed. 

THE SEXY CHEF REVEALS RECIPES FOR A SUPERBOD IN “21 DAYS TO A SEXIER YOU”

Chef Barni and Rachel Alejandro release cookbook

Sisters and co-owners of “The Sexy Chef,” singer Rachel Alejandro and Chef Barni Alejandro-Rennebeck, divulge secret and personalized recipes in the “21 Days to a Sexier You,” a cookbook and weight loss manual from ABS-CBN Publishing.

Describing food as one of life’s greatest pleasures, the sisters encourage readers seeking to get fit to harness a force much powerful than self-discipline—desire. Rachel says, “it’s all about desire. What is another word for desire? Love. As they say, love your body and it will love you back.”

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