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Andi Eigenman undeniably provocative on Esquire Philippines November 2012 issue

This is what you call fierce and sexy. Share your thoughts guys. Photo Credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 

Anne Curtis on her movie’s limited publicity at ABS-CBN: ‘In the long run naintindihan ko’

Anne Curtis happily announced that Viva Films’ A Secret Affair has reached the 100 million-peso mark within six days. She was grateful that it became a box office success through the help of her avid fans who continue to encourage other moviegoers to watch the film. “ Sobra akong happy. I’m just so happy how it turned out in spite of the promo that we just had. I’m so happy because of social media and word of mouth naging successful yung movie. I really want to thank my Twitter followers that shared the trailer and the unforgettable lines. They made sure to share how they felt about the movie. Ganon naman talaga ang success ng isang movie. It's really word of mouth,” said Anne during the thanksgiving party of A Secret Affair at City Best restaurant last Tuesday night, October 30. Based on her statement, it seems that she was really affected with the limited publicity of the movie within her home network. Anne previously revealed in her interviews that she wa

Slater Young is still in disbelief about working with John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo

Ninenerbyos at excited at the same time si Slater Young sa kasisimula pa lang ng teleseryeng A Beautiful Affair dahil ito ang kanyang first-ever teleserye at masasabing major project niya at the moment. “I’m nervous din on how the public would perceive me. This is my first time acting so I’m still getting used to it bilang mabigat ‘yung role ko and sila lahat magagaling na actors,” ani Slater na ang tinutukoy ay ang co-stars niyang sina John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo at John Estrada. Ginagampanan ni Slater ang role ni Harry na pinsan ng karakter ni Bea. Pag-amin pa ni Slater, hindi niya inasahan na isang malaking role agad ang ibibigay sa kanya para sa kanyang kauna-unahang teleserye. “I was expecting I was going to be given na role na pa- cute-cute lang, goody-goody lang. ‘Yung role ko kasi marami siyang mga conflict. Maganda na training and ‘yung cast naman they are very helpful sina Bea, John Lloyd, John Estrada,” kuwento niya. Sobra nga raw ang pasasa

Enchong Dee reveals he’s spending more time with Julia Montes now

As part of the hit Primetime Bida series Ina, Kapatid, Anak , Enchong Dee said he is thankful to be given another choice project on the Kapamilya network. “I’m just so thankful sa lahat ng mga nanuod kasi yung unang week puro pa lang na puro yung mga senior actors natin nandun pero nag -pick-up na kagad and yung naging trending topic, yun nakakataba ng puso yun. Tapos nung lumabas kami, napag-uusapan na rin kaya hindi pa namin alam kung saan kami magsisimula sa pasasalamat kasi puro trabaho rin pero soon gagawa kami ng pasasalamat at celebration sa lahat ,” he shared. The 23-year-old actor is currently in the US for the Kapamilya Royals Teleserye tour—along with his reported lady love Julia Montes—where he will be celebrating his birthday on November 5. “ Meron kaming two weeks, majority of that two weeks sa LA,” he added. This year, Enchong’s only wish is good health because of his gruelling work schedule. “ Basta ayoko lang magkasakit, yun lang. Kasi nararamdaman k

Camille Prats with son Nathan for Smart Parenting's November 2012 issue

What a lovely mother and son tandem! What do you think guys? Photo Credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 

Mega Magazine November 2012 Shopping Issue with the Divine Diva - Zsa Zsa Padilla

Time to reflect and pamper yourself up with the November 2012 Shopping Issue of Mega magazine with the Divine Diva, Zsa Zsa Padilla on the cover. Zsa Zsa will share her thoughts on death, illness, and finding inner strength. Share your thoughts guys on this must-buy issue. Photo Credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 

Good Housekeeping November 2012 with Judy Ann Santos on the cover

What a great way to spend your long weekend than by reading Good Housekeeping Nov 2012 issue with Judy Ann Santos on the cover. The issue tackles her return to the big scree, getting ready for Christmas, and the importance of giving back.  What do you think of Good Housekeeping's Celebrity Special issue? Photo Credit:

Mario Maurer and Erich Gonzales fans troop to Suddenly It's Magic Premiere Night

Mario Maurer and Erich Gonzales led the cast members of Suddenly Its Magic who graced the red carpet premiere last Oct 30 at SM Megamall Cinemas 7 & 8. They were greeted by a humongous crowd who gathered together for this momentous event.  This romantic comedy is directed by Rory B. Quintos and is currently showing nationwide. I can guarantee that your all smiles once you watch this movie. Here's a clip of the highlights of the said premiere night. Photo Credits: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates.

Marian Rivera is Preview Magazine's Nov 2012 Cover Girl

Isn't she the girl every boy would want to introduce to their parents? Marian Rivera headlines the cover of Preview's thickest issue of the year. The magazine also features information that every fashion girl needs to know. Photo Credits:


Television viewers and netizens nationwide received with open arms the sweeping romantic teleserye  A Beautiful Affair topbilled by John Lloyd Cruz, Bea Alonzo, and John Estrada as proven by the success of its pilot episode Monday (Oct 29) night on ABS-CBN. Based on data from Kantar Media, the newest program on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida garnered a national TV rating of 25.3%, or ten points higher than the pilot episode of rival GMA’s  Temptation of Wife , which only got 15.5%. Netizens on micro-blogging site Twitter also fell in love with the engaging mix of “kilig,” drama, and humor in the said episode of  A Beautiful Affair  that traced the friendship of Edward (John) and Leon (John Lloyd), the tragic death of Leon’s mother, and the first encounter of Leon and Gen (Bea) in Austria. Many also noted the teleserye’s brilliant cinematography and movie-like quality, the fast-paced unfolding of past and present events, and the blazing chemistry of the country’s mos


  ABS-CBN’s top-rating Primetime Bida fantaserye “Aryana” continues to capture the hearts of more TV viewers as it recently reached its all-time high national TV rating. Based on the data of Kantar Media last Thursday (October 25), “Aryana” clinched its highest national TV rating of 30.5%, or 12 points higher than its newest rival program in GMA “Moon Embracing The Sun” which only got 18.5%.  Meanwhile, continue to follow the colorful world of Aryana (Ella Cruz) now that Victor (Tonton Gutierrez) already knows that his daughter is a mermaid. How will he protect Aryana from the accusations of Stella (G Toengi) about Megan’s (Michelle Vito) accident? Will he be able to fix the rift between the two sisters? Now that Queen Hiyasmin (Tetchie Agbayani) has already discovered Neptuna’s (Desiree del Valle) evil plans, can she finally prevent her daughter from getting Aryana back?  Don’t miss “Aryana,” weeknights, on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida, before “TV Patrol.” For mor


Highly acclaimed veterans actors Gina Pareño and Dante Rivero will topbill “Maalaala Mo Kaya” this Saturday (November 3). They will portray the roles of childhood sweethearts Eliza and Lito, who after 45 years, when their spouses died already, were reunited to fulfill their promises of love to each other.  Amid the strong resistance of their children, how will Eliza and Lito realize their ultimate dream to walk down the aisle as each other’s first and last love?  Together with Gina and Dante in this week’s “MMK” episode are Sunshine Garcia, Rodjun Cruz, Belle Mariano, Nathaniel Britt, Justin Cuyugan, Mike Lloren, Encar Benedicto, Gilleth Sandico, Paolo Serrano, Bryan Termulo, and Janica Pareño. It was researched by Alexandra Mae Martin, written by Joan Habana, and directed by Raz de la Torre.  Don’t miss the romantic love story of “MMK” this Saturday, after “Wansapanataym” on ABS-CBN. For more updates, log on to, and fo


Tables are going to turn for Asia’s King of Talk Boy Abunda this Saturday (November 3) as he takes the hot seat in the second part of his birthday special in “The Bottomline With Boy Abunda.” Discover the real Boy behind the glitz and glamour of showbiz as he exchange places with his special guests celebrity mommies Grace Poe, Valerie Concepcion, Edith Burgos, Mozzy Ravena, Genelyn Magsaysay, Elena Bautista Horn, and Risa Hontiveros. What are the trials and hardships that Boy had to go through before he reached his dreams? Does he have any regrets? As he turns another year older, what is the greatest lesson that Boy has learned in his life? Don’t miss Boy’s birthday special in the ‘Ani ng Dangal 2012′ awardee “The Bottomline with Boy Abunda” this Saturday, 11:30 pm, after “Banana Split” on ABS-CBN. For more updates, log on to or follow @abscbndotcom on Twitter. Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz up


Larry’s (Eric Fructuoso) attraction to Rosalie (Charee Pineda) turns into desire in ABS-CBN’s afternoon teleserye Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto . Larry developed his admiration to Angelito’s (JM De Guzman) wife when he first met her at a party. Now, he is determined to steal Rosalie from her husband. He plans to lure Rosalie with things Angelito can’t give her and their family. Will Rosalie fall for it? What will Angelito do when he finds out about Larry’s plan? How can Angelito go against the man who happens to be the biggest stakeholder in his autoshop business? Don’t miss Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto, weekdays after It’s Showtime on ABS-CBN. Like the show’s official Facebook by logging on to and follow @Batang_Ama on Twitter. Tweet your thoughts by using the hashtag #Angelito2.

Experience an unforgettable #MadalingArawMahabangGabi on Nov 7 na!

In a week's time, we're going to watch another masterpiece of Direk Dante Garcia, the highly-acclaimed genius behind Ploning. The film is rated R16 and is approved without cuts. Sharing with you Direk Dante's sentiments on the movie. "The film #MadalingArawMahabangGabi is my cinematic interpre-tation of everybody's pursuit for the right level of faith and the desire to experience all kinds of love. The journey of a hopeless romantic and a family man (Rocco Nacino & Boboy Garovillo), an illiterate and two adventurers who are lost in an unfamiliar culture and language and how they can change the world of a simple man (Bojong Fernandez, Tutti Caringal, Eric Tai & Lou Veloso), a risk-taker, an attention-seeker, and someone with a jaded perspective on life and love (Kean Cipriano, Edgar Allan Guzman & Cherie Gil), someone who seeks to belong and someone who will indulge in a little fantasy to get a little vengeance (Jerald Napoles and

Get inspiration from Jericho Rosales in "Korona"

After its first successful album "Change", Kapamilya's pride Jericho Rosales released its newest album entitled "Korona."  This is an all OPM album with 6 original songs and a remake of the hit songs “Makita Kang Muli” by Sugarfree and “Kamusta Ka Aking Mahal” by Freddie Aguilar.  It has 9 tracks and a duet with Julianne for his carrier single, "Paboritong Tag-Ulan" which he wrote with album co-producer Jonathan Manalo. Jericho Rosales explained in an interview by Karylle during the album launch in ASAP 2012 that this was titled Korona as it includes an inspirational song entitled "Halaga" that talks about God's love for all of us. "Korona" symbolizes God's reign and his dedicating this album to Him. The tracks of “Korona” are available for download on For more information visit Star Records’ Facebook fanpage at or follow @sta

Suddenly It's Magic Premiere Night - Twitter Photos

The premiere night of Suddenly It's Magic was successfully held last night in SM Megamall Cinemas 7 & 8, Tuesday October 30, 2012 where it was flocked by Erich and Mario fans. In this romantic-comedy,  Mario Maurer plays a Thai superstar Marcus Hanson, who finds the magic of love in the Philippines, where he meets the heartbroken pastry baker Joey Hermosa as played by Erich Gonzales. This Rory B. Qintos movie also stars Joross Gamboa, Joy Viado, Guji Lorenzana, Ces Quesada, Dinkee Doo, John Lee and Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul. “Suddenly It’s Magic” is showing nationwide on October 31, 2012. Pictures courtesy of @dearscarjames, @StarCinema, @MyCHOSdotcom, ‏@Roxy_Liquigan, and @margharhette. Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates.


The Soothing Voice of Asia, Juris, gives a special gift to Filipinos across the globe as she releases her all-OPM Christmas album titled “Paskong Puno Ng Kasiyahan.” Released under Star Records, Juris’ first Christmas album features five original tracks, including “Ilang Pasko Pa Ba” written and arranged by Arnie Mendaros; “Mas Maligayang Pasko” by Jungee Marcelo; “Paskong Wala Ka” written by Yugel Losarata and arranged by Jonathan Manalo; “Christmas Time” by Carla Lozada-Concio and Francis Concio; and the carrier single “Paskong Puno Ng Kasiyahan” was written by Juris herself and music by Rox Santos.  The album also has two cover songs, the anthemic “Sana Ngayong Pasko” written and arranged by Jimmy Borja and "Nakaraang Pasko" by Tats Faustino. Enjoy the Holidays Pinoy style with Juris’ “Paskong Puno Ng Kasiyahan” album, now out nationwide on all record bars for only P199. The tracks can also be downloaded via and on iTubes. 


ABS-CBN’s top-caliber family drama series “Ina Kapatid Anak,” topbilled by Kim Chiu, Maja Salvador, Xian Lim, Enchong Dee, Janice de Belen, Cherry Pie Picache, Ariel Rivera, Ronaldo Valdez, Pilar Pilapil and Eddie Gutierrez, has clinched the no. 1 spot in the recent list of overall top TV programs nationwide. Based on the latest data of Kantar Media last Tuesday (October 29), “Ina Kapatid Anak” reached its newest all-time high national TV rating of 33.7%, or more than 16 points higher than its newest rival program in GMA “Aso Ni San Roque” only got 18.3%. Continue to get hooked on the compelling a tale of the entwined lives of Continue to get hooked on the compelling a tale of the entwined lives of Celyn (Kim), Margaux (Maja), Liam (Xian), Ethan (Enchong), Beatrice (Janice), Julio (Ariel), Teresa (Cherry Pie), Lucas (Eddie), Yolanda (Pilar) and Zacharias (Ronaldo) in “Ina Kapatid Anak” every night, 8:15pm, after “Princess and I” on ABS-CBN Primetime

Kahlil Ramos serenades us with Kung Ako Na Lang Sana single

Kahlil Ramos has released its carrier single of his self-titled album via "Kung Ako Na Lang Sana" - a revival song that was originally sang by Bituin Escalante and was translated into movie headlined by Sharon Cuneta and Aga Muhlach. Released by Star Records, Kung Ako Na Lang Sana was chosen by Ms Malou Santos to be his debut single. His album also includes his hit singles "Kung Ako Ba Sya", "Now We're Together" and "I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing." The latter is a personal choice of Kahlil dedicated to his fans who supported him during the Pilipinas Got Talent days.  In his music video, his love interest in "Princess and I" Sofia Andres is also featured. Here's the music video of Kahlil Ramos' Kung Ako Na Lang Sana. Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates.

Semerad brothers in Garage's Art & Design Issue - Nov 2012

Explore with the Semerad brothers the art and design issue of Garage magazine this Nov 2012. Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 

Kathryn Bernardo on the Sense & Style Shopping Issue - Nov 2012

The shopping issue of Sense & Style magazine gets hipped and sought after as it headlines the industry's precious princess - Kathryn Bernardo. Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 


  ABS-CBN’s phenomenal TV drama “Walang Hanggan,” topbilled by Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta, Susan Roces, Helen Gamboa, Melissa Ricks, Joem Bascon, Paulo Avelino, Julia Montes, and Coco Martin, recently ended on a high note as its finale soared high in the ratings game and dominated the worlwide trending topics on Twitter. Based on the latest data of Kantar Media last Friday (October 26), ABS-CBN’s top-rating drama series garnered 45.4% national TV ratings, or more than 29 points ahead versus the farewell episode of its rival program in GMA “Luna Blanca” which only got 16.1%. Aside from winning the ratings game, “Walang Hanggan” also conquered the popular microblogging site Twitter as hashtags #WalangHangganFinale, Katerina, Paulo Avelino, and RIP Daniel became worldwide trending topics due to the numerous tweets of TV viewers about the touching scenes of Daniel (Coco) and Katerina’s (Julia) deaths. The Twitter timeline was flooded with positive tweets like: “@

Mario Maurer on why Filipinos love him: ‘Because I don’t pretend to be someone else’

Thai heartthrob Mario Maurer not only finds Filipino women “very sexy and nice,” but he also appreciated the good working relationship that he established with all his co-stars in the movie Suddenly It’s Magic . He said that will never forget the kind of hospitality that the whole team showed him throughout his stay in the country. “I went to Ilocos but I know there are more beautiful places [for me to see], but I really enjoyed it there. The Filipinos are very nice. On my first day here, when I talked to Direk (Rory Quintos), she told me that we’re going to be a family on the set—everyone including the actors, actresses, and the crew,” he cheerfully recalled during the grand press con of the movie held at ABS-CBN’s Dolphy Theater, Monday, October 29. The 23-year-old further shared that he was a bit intimidated with Direk Rory at first. He had to make some adjustments since this was his first foreign film. But the whole experience increased his love for acting. “

Iza Calzado reveals she receives mixed reactions to ‘Kahit Puso’y Masugatan’

Sa panayam ng kay Iza Calzado sa pagbubukas ng bagong KTV business ni Karylle, isang very proud na kaibigan ang humarap sa Push na all-out ang suporta kay Karylle na nag-host ng mini show sa nasabing opening. Aniya, “ Hindi naman ako pwede humindi sa aking pinsan na si Karylle. You know she does so many things for other people and when she asks a favor, she asks you to do something, you are more willing to do anything.” Nang matanong ng Push kung paano niya ilalarawan ang pagkakaibigan nila ng pinsang si Karylle na nagkakilala na lang nang pareho silang pumasok sa showbiz, ang nakangiting sagot ni Iza, “Well it’s the type of friendship that even if we don’t see often enough… Kasi you know we both have busy schedules, sometimes we try but we just don’t make it but we are always there for each other, we update each other.” Sabi pa ni Iza mas napalalim ang friendship nilang dalawa dahil sa mga heartaches at heartbreaks na kanilang nasaksihan sa isa’t is

Coleen Garcia says she is not bothered by Gab Valenciano’s past

Anyone who has seen them together on and off camera knows how very much in love Coleen Garcia and Gab Valenciano are with each other. After finally admitting that they are already exclusively dating, Coleen said she is definitely happy and content with how her life has changed ever since she and Gab started getting closer. “My life changed in so many ways. I’m not that scared anymore. I feel like I can just be myself. I can be out in the open and there’s going to be someone who is willing to accept me for who I am,” she shared. The Showtime host also admitted that Gab’s history with his past relationships in showbiz (which included Rachelle Ann Go and Isabel Oli) has never become a problem for her. “Every time I’m asked that, I have the same answer and it’s the fact that I’ve known him for so long already and I knew him before he even liked me. I knew him when he had a girlfriend. I knew him even before that so I know who he is and okay sana kakakilala ko lang sa k

John Lloyd Cruz prefers not to share details of his relationship with Angelica Panganiban

Ngayong out in the open na ang relasyon nina John Lloyd Cruz at Angelica Panganiban, asahang lalo lamang titindi ang curiosity ng mga tao tungkol sa kanila. Subalit tila desidido ang aktor na kahit paano ay bigyan ng privacy ang kanilang relasyon. Sa press conference ng teleseryeng A Beautiful Affair noong Linggo, October 28, sinabi ni John Lloyd na hindi naman nila itinatanggi ang kanilang relasyon at sa katunayan nga ay nakikita naman sila ng mga tao na magkasama kapag sila’y lumalabas. “ Pero para pag-usapan pa at bigyan pa ng detalye ang aming relasyon at aming mga plano siguro it’s something na gusto namin sa amin na lang ,” ani John Lloyd. Ilang araw bago ang opisyal na pag-amin ni John Lloyd, una nang nagbulgar si direk Dante Nico “Ga” Garcia sa totoong namamagitan sa dalawa. Malapit na kaibigan at naging director ni Angelica si direk Dante sa kanyang upcoming indie film. Sa isang recent press conference ay ipinakita ni Direk ang video ng magkasinta

Fashion icon Liz Uy is stunning in Cosmopolitan's Nov 2012 Issue

Understand how Liz Uy used her uniqueness to make it to the top to where she is now. Get a copy of the Cosmopolitan's Nov 2012 issue. Photo Credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 

It Girl Solenn Heusaff in Metro Magazine Nov 2012 Issue

Prepped up your holiday outfits as Solenn Heusaff provides tips on how to party with style in Metro Magazine's Nov 2012 issue. Photo Credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates. 

Role models Chris Tiu and Nikki Gil on Chalk's Nov 2012 cover

Be guided by the country's role models Chris Tiu and Nikki Gil as they headline Chalk's November issue. Photo Credit:

Bianca King graced Women's Health Nov 2012 Cover

Find out what's keeping Bianca King sexy in the Nov 2012 issue of Women's Health. This is her first time to grace the cover of the magazine. Photo credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates.

Paulo Avelino headlines Men's Health Nov 12 Issue

What can you say about the cover? Photo Credit: Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates.

24/7 In Love Trailer Released

From one box office hit success to another, Star Cinema proudly presents one motion picture event featuring an ensemble of celebrity royalties that will happen once in a lifetime - 24/7 In Love. The powerhouse cast includes the prized talents of Star Magic like Kim Chiu, Gerald Anderson, Piolo Pascual, Xyriel Manabat, Zaijan Jaranilla, Maja Salvador, Diether Ocampo, Angelica Panganiban, John Lloyd Cruz, Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo, Zanjoe Marudo, Bea Alonzo, among others. This is under the direction of John-D Lazatin, Mae Czarina Cruz, Frasco Santos Mortiz, and Dado Lumibao. “24/7 In Love” is set to hit theatres nationwide on November 21, 2012. Below is the kilig-much 24/7 In Love trailer. Please follow ChikkanessAve on Twitter for the latest showbiz updates.