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“PAMILYA KO” TO TEACH VALUES OF LOVE, FORGIVENESS, AND ACCEPTANCE TO VIEWERS

New ABS-CBN series starts airing September 9… “Pamilya Ko,” ABS-CBN’s newest primetime series, will touch the hearts of viewers as it tackles the issues that modern Filipino families face—from infidelity, tragedy, to sibling rivalry—and the forces that bind them together—forgiveness, acceptance, and love.

JAG Jeans Signs Rising Social Media Phenomenon

The Philippines’ denim brand has found its newest denim girl and she’s social media’s Most Influential local personality. Joining JAG Jeans’ roster of style stars is actress, singer, host and social media phenomenon Alex Gonzaga. With her witty Instagram posts and funny Youtube videos, Alex has won the hearts of millions of followers on social media, while her engaging personality is what caught JAG’s attention.

AGSUNTA EMBRACES FEELS IN ITS FIRST MAJOR CONCERT

Regine, JM, and Shanti join the pop-rock band’s upcoming show Pinoy pop-rock band Agsunta stages its first major concert titled “Agsunta Feels Trip” happening at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent this September 21 (Saturday). Agsunta promises to bring out the feels of the audience with ‘hugot’ songs and soothing acoustic performances for a unique Kapamilya experience in a show produced by One Music PH and PPL Entertainment, in partnership with Star Events.

Gloc-9, Chito Miranda, and Shanti Dope Drop Surprise Track "Pati Pato"

All the stars have aligned with the surprise drop of PATI PATO, the much-awaited collaboration of  OPM's stellar artists Shanti Dope, Gloc-9, and Chito Miranda (of Parokya ni Edgar)! This all-star collab shows off the insane amount of talent that Pinoys have come to love through an upbeat banger that manages to contain both the grit of the daily grind, and the uplifting message of pursuing your passions and unleashing your ambitions no matter what.

DE-AGING TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED FOR THE YOUNG LOSERS IN “IT CHAPTER TWO”

Reprising their roles in Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema’s “IT Chapter Two” as the young members of the Losers Club are Jaeden Martell as Bill, Wyatt Oleff as Stanley, Jack Dylan Grazer as Eddie, Finn Wolfhard as Richie, Sophia Lillis as Beverly, Chosen Jacobs as Mike, and Jeremy Ray Taylor as Ben.  

UAAP SEASON 82 OPENS SUNDAY ON ABS-CBN S+A AND iWant

Host Ateneo seeks another three-peat... The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP), the country’s premier collegiate league, is ready for another year of exciting games and inspiring stories featuring the finest student-athletes in the land this UAAP Season 82. Fans all over the Philippines and the world can watch the opening ceremony this Sunday (September 1) at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City starting at 4 pm on ABS+CBN S+A and online via iWant or TFC.tv.

EDWARD AND MAYMAY TEAM UP FOR “M.E. & U” LIVE CONCERT

MayWard’s first major concert this September! There’s really no stopping Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber as they hold their first major concert together dubbed “M.E. and U” happening this September 27 (Friday) at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City. The adorable and unbreakable tandem collectively known as MayWard will surely bring supreme kilig and enjoyment in the much-awaited event produced by Star Events, Star Music, and Star POP.

Flex your Furbabies with these No-Fail TikTok hacks

A viral cat video has been making the rounds in social media which featured the 1954 song “Mr. Sandman” by the Chordettes matched with a 9-split screen TikTok filter. Some users even captioned it as the “best thing on the internet today.”

THE MADNESS ESCALATES IN THE FINAL TRAILER OF “JOKER”

Warner Bros. Pictures has just released the final  trailer for  “Joker,” starring Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips. Check out the trailer here and watch “Joker” in Philippine cinemas October 3.

Cetaphil and Watsons launch National Healthy Skin Mission

Beautiful-looking skin may not necessarily be healthy Cetaphil team with Sarah Lahbati, Laureen Uy, and Miggy Cruz Does your face feel clean but not tight after you wash it? Does your face feel hydrated and well moisturized? Is it free from scales and flakes? Do you use sunscreen to protect your skin from having sun spots? If you answered yes to all four, then you have healthy skin, the four components of which are eveness, smooth texture, hydration, and normal sensations.

Firefly LED lights up UAAP Season 82 with Ateneo Blue Eagles Partnership

Ateneo Blue Eagles with ADMU University Athletics' Fr. Nemesio S. Que SJ and Emmanuel T. Fernandez and FELCO Marketing Director Erik Riola, Marketing Manager Maribel Molina, and Assistant Brand Manager Christine Reyes Firefly LED, the leader and most trusted LED brand in the market, partners with the Ateneo Blue Eagles for the upcoming University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 82 this year. Firefly has chosen to partner with the Ateneo Blue Eagles Basketball team as it is one of the most trusted teams in UAAP, with proven track record of success. The tie-up covers the senior and junior Men’s Basketball Team, as well as the senior Women’s Basketball Team.

iWANT IS FIRST FILIPINO STREAMING PLATFORM TO COMMIT TO ASEAN CONTENT CODE UPHOLDING USER INTERESTS

Self-regulatory framework outlines principles to ensure socially responsible content HOOQ's Sheila Paul, AVIA's Clare Bloomfield, iWant's Elaine Uy-Casipit, Netflix's Alex Long, and iflix's Sherwin Dela Cruz  iWant is the first Filipino streaming service to sign the ASEAN Subscription Video-on-Demand Industry Content Code, joining other platforms in the region such as Netflix, HOOQ, iflix, Malaysia’s tonton, Astro, and dimsum, and Thailand’s DOONEE. By signing the Content Code, iWant, the first streaming platform made by Filipinos for Filipinos, reinforces its commitment to keeping its content authentic, free from hate speech, hate crimes, pornography, and other forms of inappropriate content.

INIGO WOWS WITH NEWEST SINGLE “CATCHING FEELINGS”

The relentless artist dives deeper into far-reaching opportunities Inigo Pascual remains dead set on his global aspirations as his latest international single “Catching Feelings” featuring music producer Moophs continues to conquer the global stage. The summery Island Pop track boasts not only of having a catchy vibe and a cool tune, but also of securing radio airplay in the U.S. The song was first heard on 92.7 The Rev FM which proved to be a proud moment for the talented Filipino performer, who eagerly shared a video of the historic moment on Instagram.

ABS-CBN TVplus Go NOW AVAILABLE IN MORE OUTLETS NATIONWIDE

Data-free entertainment on the go for Filipinos Filipinos looking for comfort from the daily inconvenience of energy-draining commutes and long hours of work –– but wary of spending too much on data to access entertainment on their smartphones––can now turn to ABS-CBN TVplus Go, for their entertainment fix at an affordable price. With ABS-CBN TVplus Go, commuters can watch ABS-CBN shows on their Android phones without having to use data. Launched in June by ABS-CBN, the first network in the country to go digital, ABS-CBN TVplus Go is the on-the-go version of the popular TVplus box that turns Android smartphones into a “handheld TV” without consuming mobile data by acting as a digital TV broadcast receiver. Now, Filipinos can enjoy Kapamilya shows outdoor on their Android phones with TVplus Go as much as they do on their TVs at home with TVplus.  

EMBARK ON AN EPIC QUEST WITH DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S “ABOMINABLE”

From the studio that gave you How To Train Your Dragon, DreamWorks Animation’s new film  Abominable  takes audiences on an epic 2,000-mile adventure from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes. (Watch the film’s trailer at  https://youtu.be/FxVuhbmUJIo .)

BEAUTY AND SETH PLAY MOTHER AND SON IN iWANT PSYCHO-HORROR MOVIE “ABANDONED”

Digital movie of “Kadenang Ginto” stars starts streaming for free on August 28 From entertaining viewers and netizens in the top-rating series “Kadenang Ginto,” Beauty Gonzalez and Seth Fedelin will give iWant users the creeps that will keep them up at night in the iWant original movie “Abandoned,” which starts streaming on August 28. The psycho-horror movie features Beauty in the lead role as Simone, a struggling single mother who is trying to make ends meet for her son RJ (Seth). A bodyguard, she becomes crippled by guilt after abandoning her duty and choosing to live for her son while her colleagues get slaughtered in a robbery.

Get ready for Wanderland 2020!

Score first dibs on tickets for the most sought after music fest with Globe. Globe is gearing up to once again bring you Wanderland 2020, the country’s premiere music and arts festival! Since its first staging in 2013, Wanderland has steadily grown into what is now a two-day celebration of music and arts showcasing live performances from local and international indie legends and up and comers. Bon Iver, Daniel Caesar, Honne, and Death Cab for Cutie have performed at past Wanderlands; along with local heavyweights such as UDD, Urban dub, Ben & Ben and IV of Spades. Every year is more exciting than the last, so it’s no surprise that the anticipation for Wanderland 2020 has begun this early!

ACCLAIMED NOVEL “THE GOLDFINCH” REVEALS GRIPPING STORY IN THE BIG SCREEN

A beautifully wrought coming-of-age story, intimate in its emotion and sweeping in its design, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed and beloved bestseller of the same name.  The novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, spent more than 30 weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list.

ELMO MAGALONA MAKES MUSIC COMEBACK AT #1 WITH NEW SINGLE "CRUSH"

Singer-rapper Elmo Magalona returns to the music scene with his latest single “Crush”.

Gerard Butler stars in the third Fallen franchise

He had been down a few times, but nothing could ever take him out.  That’s Gerard Butler as Secret Service Agent Mike Banning in the global box office hits “Olympus Has Fallen” (2013) and “London Has Fallen” (2016).   This year, this agent who is referred to as  “the President’s top guardian   angel”   is going to get beat up yet again, the question is, how will Butler’s Banning rise from this fall?  

FRENEMIES BIRDS, PIGGIES UNITE IN “THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2”

Frenemy. It’s an evocative word indicating a person with whom one is friendly despite a fundamental dislike or rivalry. And it’s a perfectly succinct description of the idea hatched by the filmmakers to bring the world of Angry Birds to a new level, in Columbia Pictures’ new adventure comedy  The Angry Birds Movie 2.

SB19 Goes Up In The OPM Scene

Molded by K-pop and other genres influence, a Pinoy boy group SB19 emerges in the music scene and is more than ready to go up. SB19  comprised of Sejun, Stell, Josh, Ken, and Justin  aims to break into the Philippine music scene, introduce a new culture as well as be a boy group that can compete with international boy bands and make the Filipino people proud to call their own. Armed with more than three years of intensive training under K-Pop system, these five Filipino dreamers-turned-performers are confident they can take the industry by storm with their newest single  ‘Go Up.’  They are being managed by ShowBT, a Korean entertainment company that branched out to the Philippines.

TBA STUDIOS RELEASES EXCITING HOLLYWOOD SC-FI THRILLER ‘FREAKS’

Filipino moviegoers are in for a treat as they will be the first in Asia to experience the new Hollywood sci-fi thriller  Freaks . This exciting and critically acclaimed film will be released in the Philippines on August 23 ahead of its premiere date in the United States (September 13). In this award-winning thriller, a disturbed father played by Emile Hirsch locks his bold 7-year-old daughter (Lexy Kolker) in a house, warning her of grave dangers outside. But the mysterious Mr. Snowcone (Bruce Dern) convinces the girl to escape and join him on a quest for family, freedom, and revenge.

Adorable twins “Upin & Ipin” embark on new mystical adventure in latest full-length film

If you have kids and have a Disney channel on TV at home, most probably you already stumbled on one of the daily episodes of "Upin & Ipin." Well, there is a good news for you and your kids as  " Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kris" is set to be screened this August 28 in Philippine cinemas.

Get a chance to win The 1975 Live in Manila tickets from Smart

MMI Live and Live Nation is bringing in the English indie pop-rock band The 1975 Live in Manila on September 11 at the Mall of Asia Arena as part of their 2019 Asia Tour promoting their third LP, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

KAPAMILYA DIRECTORS, WRITERS WIN BIG IN CINEMALAYA 2019

It was a triumphant year for the Kapamilya directors and writers who joined the recent Cinemalaya 2019 as their films “John Denver Trending,” “Iska,” and “F#*@BOIS” bagged the most coveted awards in the annual film festival.

“Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo” A Comedy Reunion We've All Been Waiting For

VIVA Films brings back old-school comedy in “ Sanggano, Sanggago’t Sanggwapo” , the reunion movie of Andrew E., Janno Gibbs, and Dennis Padilla, under the direction of Al Tantay. It follows the story of Andy, Johnny, and Dondon whose troubled-filled lives get more complicated because of deceit. 

FERN. RELEASES NEW SINGLE "DANCE FOR ME!"

Coming from his electrifying dance track 'Sober Up', singer-songwriter-producer Fern. slows it down in his latest release 'DANCE FOR ME!' 

Te’na, tren na! ikotMNL debuts funky and upbeat new jingle sung by singer-songwriter duo Leanne and Naara

OPM singer-songwriter duo Leanne and Naara In anticipation of the brand new ikotMNL mobile app launching this September on google play and app store—which will provide commuters with valuable LRT-1 information such as train schedules, station and fare information,  guides to nearby tourist destinations, and a lot more—the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) turns to a couple of today’s fast-rising local pop superstars for its very own upbeat, funk-infused, and not to mention extremely catchy jingle.

HORROR BLOCKBUSTER “IT CHAPTER TWO” OFFICIALLY ARRIVES IN PH SEPT 4

Warner Bros. Pictures Philippines has just confirmed that the eagerly anticipated horror thriller, “IT Chapter Two” will arrive in local cinemas on Wednesday, September 4th. Fans are advised to go to the social pages and websites of their favorite cinemas for the start date of advanced ticket-selling.

HATCH(L)ING ANOTHER MISSION IN “THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2”

While the pigs and birds are joining forces to save their islands, another adventure is unfolding in Columbia Pictures’ adventure comedy  The Angry Birds Movie 2 , courtesy of three adorable hatchlings. The trio of baby birds – Zoe (pink), Vivi (green) and Sam-Sam (beige) – are re-enacting the events of the first  Angry Birds Movie  as they honor their new hero, Red. When an outside force endangers some eggs, the youngsters find themselves embarking on an epic quest to rescue them.

DiCAPRIO & PITT: A “ONCE” IN A LIFETIME “HOLLYWOOD” TEAM-UP

In Columbia Pictures’  Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood , director-witer Quentin Tarantino unites two of today’s greatest stars -- Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt -- in a first-ever pairing.  They star as TV actor Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Pitt) who make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore.   

Three siblings in search of their rightful place as heiresses on GMA’s Prima Donnas

Beginning  August 19 , GMA Network unveils  a heartwarming tale about family and love among siblings with the  Afternoon Prime series  Prima Donnas . The original drama is headlined by one of the country’s best kontrabidas and excellent character actress  Katrina Halili  as  Lilian Madreal ; former Bubble Gang mainstay and hunk celebrity dad  Wendell Ramos  as  Jaime Claveria ;  veteran and  award-winning actress  Ms.   Chanda Romero  as  Lady Primarosa Claveria ; basketball legend and well-loved comedian and actor  Benjie Paras  as  Agaton;  fast-rising teen star  Elijah Alejo  as  Brianna ; and  2018 Metro Manila Film Festival and Gawad Pasado Awards 2019 Best Supporting Actress and one of the industry’s formidable and multi-awarded actresses  Ms.   Aiko Melendez  as  Kendra Fajardo.

ACHIEVE #GANDANGPALABAN WITH “KADENANG GINTO” BEAUTY REGIMEN SETS

‘Daniela’ turns up at the launch of new beauty line Ladies, get your game face on with the help of the newly launched “Kadenang Ginto” beauty regimen sets by Skin Magical intended to empower Filipinas to embrace their inner fierceness. The Gandang Palaban beauty line comes after the immense popularity of the hit Kapamilya teleserye, which spawned abundant memes of “Daniela the Explorer” and introduced nine-year-old Marjorry “You Do Note Girl” Lingat—whose amusing reenactments of some of the most mind-blowing scenes in the series took social media by storm.

HIMIG HANDOG TOP 12, ALL READY TO WIN BIG AND WIN HEARTS

Hope and love triumph in #HimigHandog2019 Masterpieces reflecting Filipinos’ struggle and hope when it comes to love comprise the Himig Handog 2019 Top 12 entries, all vying to win the sought-after Best Song recognition from the country’s biggest songwriting competition.   From almost 4,000 entries, the song finalists are down to 12, now produced and brought to life by this year’s carefully selected interpreters.

Carly Rae Jepsen Brings ‘The Dedicted Tour’ to Manila

Pop star  Carly Rae Jepsen  will be bringing her  ‘The Dedicated Tour’  to Manila on  October 23  at the  New Frontier Theater . Tickets will be on-sale starting August 31 via  TicketNet.com.ph  and at all TicketNet outlets nationwide. Presented by concert promoter  Wilbros Live . Fans can expect a night full of hits as Carly Rae Jepsen will be performing her chart-topping songs, including  “Cut to the Feeling”, “Call Me Maybe”, “Party for One”, “I Really Like You”, “Boy Problems”, “Emotion”, “Run Away with Me”  and many more.

Globe offers exclusive 20% discount on Karpos Live Mix tickets

Nothing beats the experience of seeing your favorite artist perform live, churning out music to fill your senses for one whole evening. The lights, riffs and beats blaring from loudspeakers, and creative energy flowing on stage makes every gig, concert, and music festival worth it. Globe and Karpos Multimedia bring you Karpos Live, a series of intimate shows featuring some of the most sought-after local and international music acts at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City.

HOOQ WINS BIG AT CINEMALAYA FILM FESTIVAL 2019 WITH TWO NEW ORIGINAL FILMS

-       New HOOQ Original Movie ISKA bags Best Actress, Best Screenplay and Best Sound Design -        New HOOQ Original Movie MINA ANUD, the finale film, is hailed as one of 2019’s finely crafted films HOOQ , Southeast Asia’s leading video-on-demand service delighted film fans and critics with two new acclaimed HOOQ Originals at the recently concluded 15 th annual Cinemalaya Film Festival 2019 in Metro Manila, Philippines.

NEW SPORT, HADO PILIPINAS, READY TO TAKE THE PHILIPPINES BY STORM

Who’s ready for a game of Hado? Team LAYF Lou, Andre, Yamyam, and Fumiya at the Hado media launch with Hado Pilipinas hosts Denice (leftmost) and Vince (rightmost) There’s a new game in town, adding thrill and excitement to Philippine sports as ABS-CBN introduces Hado Pilipinas, a team sport that merges the fun of dodgeball with augmented reality energy balls and shields.   Hado (which, in Nihonggo, means vibration or wave motion) is a brand of Augmented Reality games developed in Japan, but since has been adapted in countries like China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Spain, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, and now, here in the Philippines—as ABS-CBN   continues to bring unique Kapamilya experiences in fun, engaging, and interactive themed attractions and activities.

Who Killed Bryce Walker? Netflix releases new 13 Reasons Why Season 3 trailer and everyone is a suspect

    Who killed Bryce Walker? Everyone has their reasons...  The secrets at Liberty High run deep, and in the aftermath of the Homecoming game all of the friends have something to hide. As the mystery of his death engulfs the town, there are numerous suspects in focus. But were any of them truly capable of murder? And who is the new girl Ani? Detective Sandall is determined to get to the truth, but with a web of secrets and lies this tangled, will anyone be found guilty? 

Sunshine relishes Cinemalaya experience and CEB’s Grade B rating of “Malamaya”

“Malamaya,” the sexy romantic film starring Sunshine Cruz as a strong-willed visual artist and Enzo Pineda as an aspiring photographer, received a grade of “B” from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). “Malamaya” is currently showing in theaters nationwide. The film depicts the challenges of an artist as told through the complicated relationship of Sunshine and Enzo’s characters. Produced by Spears Films and ALV Films with Cine Likha Productions, it was one of the entries at the recently concluded 15th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.

THE GHOSTING (2019 Movie): SOLANTE Urban Legend comes alive in this new Andrea Brillantes and Khalil Ramos starrer

"Isang araw, hindi na lang sya nagpakita” (She just did not show up one day ). This is how her friends and neighbors describe the so called disappearance of Grace Elizaga and didn’t put much meaning into it.  Reality Entertainment , makers of critically-acclaimed horror hits such as Seklusyon (2016) and Kuwaresma (2019), presents a mystery-horror feast like no other. The Ghosting revolves around the Solante urban legend. Reminiscent of local ghost stories like the white lady of Balete Drive, the Solante local lore is about a little girl carrying a headless doll who asks passersby to help her get home. Little do they know that home is a mysterious red house visible only to her and her unassuming victims.  In the movie, Ken (Khalil Ramos) knew that Grace (Andrea Brillantes) met the little girl but dismisses it as coincidence. The red house doesn’t exist, the curse is not real.  Ken believes the girl and the house have something to do with weird deaths in the neighborhood includi

Leads International Introduces New Product and Six Future Hubs

Leads International officials: Mr. Jofer Malveda - President; Doc Angelique Malveda - Executive VP; James Joven - VP for External Affairs It's no secret in the agricultural industry that the farmers earn a little as compared to the middlemen who makes their products available to a larger market. There have been measures suggested to improve the situation. Private corporations have shown interest as well in helping the farmers to make their source of livelihood sustainable for them and provide dignity with the kind of work that they're doing. In just under two years, Leads lnternational Corporation (LIC), the sales and marketing partner at Leeds Agricultural Products Corporation, is making a firmer foothold in the Philippines as it plans to extend its product portfolio and eyes to open five new trading hubs located at major cities nationwide.  It plans to reach the same success level of its predecessor, which has gained 2B in collective sales and has emerged as one of

Philippine Pastel Artists Inc. holds drawing workshop on August 18 and 25

The Philippine Pastel Artists, Incorporated (PPA), the country’s premiere organization that sets the standard for excellence in pastel art and promotes the use of pastel as a medium for artistic expression, invites the public to enroll in their drawing workshops to be held on August 18 and 25 at the Gateway Gallery. This is an opportunity for aspiring artists to learn from the master pastel artists who are members of the PPA, such as Buds Convocar, Julius Legaspi, Alvin Montano and Roland Castro.

Shopee Announces Global Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as its Latest Brand Ambassador

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Shopee in a wide range of initiatives,  starting with 9.9 Super Shopping Day From left: Cristiano Ronaldo, Global Football Icon; Chris Feng, Chief Executive Officer at Shopee Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, announces its partnership with global football icon Cristiano Ronaldo as its newest brand ambassador. Cristiano Ronaldo will work with Shopee in a wide range of initiatives to engage and inspire people in the region, starting with Shopee’s signature annual shopping event, 9.9 Super Shopping Day.