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CHECK THIS OUT: Andi Eigenmann on May 2016 FHM Cover

A sun-kissed Andi Eigenmann is FHM’s May Cover Girl!

A tale of one great love in GMA Network’s primetime series Once Again

This May, GMA Network presents  Once Again , a story that offers the enchanting promise of finding true love that would last forever – unconfined by time, circumstances and life itself. Once Again explores the limitless beauty of love being true and real through the phenomenon of reincarnation.

CHECK THIS OUT: Coleen Garcia on May 2016 Cosmo Cover

LOVE LIVES BOLDLY IN NEW “ME BEFORE YOU” TRAILER

New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures have just released the new international extended trailer for “Me Before You” based on the critically acclaimed, bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes.  The romantic drama stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games” series), under the direction of Thea Sharrock, making her feature film directorial debut.

MUST ATTEND: Little Mix Live In Manila 2016

Little Mix are excited to announce 3 dates in Asia for May 2016 as part of The Get Weird Tour! Since winning the 2011 series of The X Factor, Little Mix have sold over 7 million records, had two UK No.1 singles and two platinum albums ‘DNA’ and ‘Salute’. As well as a successful arena tour, they have been the recipients of both a Cosmo Ultimate Woman Award and a Glamour Women Of The Year Award.

BOY ABUNDA’SINGING LAWYER ATTY. DOT GANCAYCO – A NOMINEE OF #113 AGBIAG PARTYLIST

Showbiz and media personalities are rallying behind someone among them - #113 AGBIAG PARTYLIST’s nominee Atty. Dot Gancayco. TV host Boy Abunda, Erich Gonzalez, Daniel Matsunaga, Director Bobot Mortiz, actors Tirso Cruz III, Ricky Davao and Al Tantay, singer Nonoy Zuñiga, comedienne Marissa Sanchez, and young actor Yves Flores, have all come out in strong support of Atty Dot Ramos B. Gancayco, who is running for a congressional seat via #113 AGBIAG Partylist for this coming May 9 elections. Atty Dot, who is also known as "The Singing Lawyer" was an artist of Boy Abunda's BACKROOM Talent Management in the '90s, until she had to quit her professional singing career to give birth to her second child Mika after which she decided to work full time as Chief of Staff for various Representatives in Congress including Governor Albert Garcia of Bataan and #113 AGBIAG Partylist Representative Patrick Antonio. She has held this position for about 20 years, until she was

“MMK” SHARES LIFE STORY OF BARBIE IMPERIAL THIS SATURDAY

Get to know the inspiring story of former “Pinoy Big Brother 737” housemate and GirlTrends member Barbie Imperial as she stars in her own life story this Saturday (Abril 30) in “MMK.”

FROM “INSIDE OUT,” BILL HADER NOW INVADES “THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE”

Hot off voicing the emotion Fear in the Oscar-winning “Inside Out” and starring in the hit comedy “Trainwreck,” actor Bill Hader now takes the role of the porcine principal, Leonard, in Columbia Pictures' new adventure comedy “The Angry Birds Movie.”

New generation DIVAS in concert

Kyla (Queen of R & B), Yeng Constantino (Pop-rock Superstar), Angeline Quinto (Queen of Themesongs), KZ (Soul Supreme), Rachelle Ann Go (West End Diva) are some of the music industry’s best female performers of their generation.

Rak Of Aegis Returns On Stage For Its 5th ReRun

An exciting lineup of comebacks and new projects are to be expected as the Philippine Educational Theater (PETA), gears towards its golden year! Opening the 49th theater season is one of PETA’s biggest hits; the comedy musical Rak of Aegis is back for its 5th rerun, happening from June to August 2016 with 82 shows.

JaDines and Popsters Must Attend MTV's Music Evolution Manila 2016

JaDines, Popsters and music enthusiasts are up for a treat on MTV's Music Evolution Manila 2016 this coming June 24. Real life sweethearts James Reid and Nadine Lustre, and Popstar Princess Sarah Geronimo lead the line of performers that you'll see during the event.  This music festival is organized by MTV together with the Philippines Promotion Tourism Board. The venue and the full line up of artists is yet to be announced. It was earlier reported though that American pop rock band One Republic will be performing in the said music festival. Photos c/o @mtvpinoy IG account.

NEW “WARCRAFT” CLIP SHOWS THE LION'S PRIDE INN WITH ROB KAZINSKY

One of the iconic places in World of Warcraft – The Lion’s Pride Inn got its incarnation in Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' “Warcraft: The Beginning” and star Rob Kazinsky gives us a brief look into the movie set of the famous tavern in Elwynn Forest.

TomIho chooses between Team Cap or Team Iron Man?

The advance screening of  “Captain America: Civil War” was well attended last night at SM Megamall, Cinema 1. Spotted during the event was real-life sweethearts Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida.

Kathryn Bernardo arranged a birthday salubong for Daniel Padilla

Image courtesy of @carlaford1121 IG account Today marks the 21st birthday of Philippines Teen King, Daniel Padilla.  Apart from his movie with love team partner Kathryn Bernardo which will be shot in Barcelona, Spain, his fans need to look forward to his annual concert whose schedule is yet to be announced. This will be his 4th concert that's expected to be sold out as what happened to his previous ones.  Image courtesy of @mor1019jhaiho IG account Meanwhile, during the interview of his mother, Karla Estrada at Tonight With Boy Abunda last night, Karla has this wish for his son,  "Manatili siyang may mabuting puso, ipagpatuloy niya 'yong maganda niyang naumpisahan at mas tumodo siya sa pagiging maka-Diyos dahil 'yon naman 'yon eh." On the eve of his birthday, his love team partner Kathryn Bernardo arranged a birthday salubong for him. Wait theres more may pa fireworks pa si @bernardokath and the boys for @supremo_dp Happy Bir

CHECK THIS OUT: Arci Munoz on Metro Magazine Two-Over Anniversary Special

On its 27th anniversary issue, METRO Magazine dedicates its pages to the intelligent and judgment free Filipina with Arci Munoz as the stunning poster child for unbridled freedom of speech, expression, and self-acceptance. 

Marian Rivera Hosts Morning Show "Yan Ang Morning," Premieres On May 2

GMA's Primetime Queen Marian Rivera is back to hosting as she ventures into something that she considers her most challenging role to date. 

MISS UNIVERSE PIA WURTZBACH NOW A PHILIPPINE COLLECTIBLE POSTAGE STAMP

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) recently paid tribute to Filipina and proud ABS-CBN Kapamilya Pia Wurtzbach for winning for the Philippines its third Miss Universe title by featuring her on collectible postage stamps.

“DOLCE AMORE” CONTINUES TO TAKE WORLD BY STORM, LAUNCHES “DESTINY TOUR”

There is truly no stopping “Dolce Amore,” the number one kilig series in the country, from conquering Philippine television with its string of successes – from its consistent high ratings to the positive feedback it has received from viewers.

TEAM IRON MAN BATS FOR RESPONSIBILITY IN “CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR”

Robert Downey Jr. returns as the godfather of all Super Heroes, Tony Stark and leads Team Iron Man in Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War.”

“MONEY MONSTER” CHARACTER POSTERS TRICK THE EYE

The new character posters for Columbia Pictures' new suspense thriller “Money Monster,” have just been released, and they are intresting to look at. 

CHECK THIS OUT: Encantadia 2016's Sang'gres Grace Philippine Star Supreme Cover Page

CHECK THIS OUT: Alex Diaz and Derrick Monasterio Go Shirtless on Garage Magazine Cover

Julia Montes Answers The Question "Kayo Na Ba Talaga Ni Coco?"

Media were persistent to know the real score between Coco Martin and Julia Montes at the presscon of Doble Kara. Look at Julia's reaction when asked "Kayo Na Ba Talaga Ni Coco?" Julia acknowledged that her communication has not stopped which she referred to as "iba lang ang connunication namin ngayon." Also she mentioned that Coco is her most trusted person in showbiz. Sila na nga ba talaga? I wanted to hear Coco's side on this.

James and Nadine Summer Love Affair in THIS TIME

Viva Films released the full trailer of its upcoming romance film this summer, THIS TIME that stars  real-life couple James Reid and Nadine Lustre.

“DOBLE KARA” OPENS NEW CHAPTER WITH ALL-TIME HIGH RATINGS

Kapamilya afternoon drama series “Doble Kara” has consistently won the nationwide ratings game and continues to garner even more viewers, proving its place as the number one afternoon show in the country.

ROM-COM ROYALTY JOHN LLOYD SPREADS SUMMER LOVE ON “ASAP”

Summer just got a whole lot romantic as rom-com royalty John Lloyd Cruz steps on the “ASAP” center stage this Sunday (Apr 24).

RED (THE ANGRY BIRD) GOES GREEN ON EARTH DAY

In honor of Earth Day and the historic signing of the Paris agreement on climate change today, Red continues to support the United Nations as part of their “Angry Birds for a Happy Planet” campaign.

Liza Soberano Gives a "Flyboard" as birthday gift to Enrique Gil; Admits Replying to The Modeling Offer From An International Agency

I think those present at the Dolce Amore set visit yesterday were the first to know the birthday gift of Liza Soberano because my understanding Liza was just about to give it to Quen on that same night. She gave him a flyboard which Quen posted in his IG account later that night with an "i love you" caption. From the interview, it seems that they'll be using the flying board frequently as they're fond going to the beach at Anilao, Batangas. Also, Liza shared that she sent a response to the modeling offer from an international agency.

POKWANG NOW ENGAGED TO JERIC IN “WE WILL SURVIVE”

Wilma’s (Pokwang) dreams are starting to come true one by one now that she has her own hair salon and with Edwin (Jeric Raval) asking her hand for marriage in the Kapamilya afternoon series “We Will Survive.”

Liza Soberano Answers Question Raised to Bb Pilipinas Universe 2016

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach has been very vocal about the potential of teen star Liza Soberano to become a beauty queen. During our Dolce Amore set visit, I asked Liza the same question that was raised to the recently crowned Bb Pilipinas Universe 2016 winner Maxine Medina and here's how she answered it. What's your assessment? (For me, hers is very personal to her which I think makes it a winning response. I don't see any pretensions on how she answered it.)

DON'T MISS THIS: In The Mix Live In Manila 2016

IN THE MIX Live in Manila at MOA Arena on August 18, 2016.

CHECK THIS OUT: Bailey May on Candy Magazine May 2016 Cover

PRSP MOA Signing

Standing (L-R):  IPO Dir. Carmen Peralta, SR Atty. Ivy Reyes-Fajardo, SR Vice President Alvin de Vera, IPO Atty. Mark Herrin, IPO Atty. Edwin Dating, IPO DDG Allan Gepty, IPO DG Josephine Santiago, IFPI KT Ang, PRSP Vice President Celeste Legaspi-Gallardo, PRSP Atty. Bienvenido Marquez, PRSP Trustee John Lesaca. / Seated (L-R): SR President Atty. Marivic Benedicto, SR Chairman Ramon Chuaying, PRSP Chairman Leo Martinez, and PRSP President Mitch Valdes. Under section 209 of the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (R.A. No. 8293), if a sound recording is used for commercial purposes, publicly performed with the intention of making or enhancing profit or broadcasted, a single remuneration for the performer/s, and the producer of the sound recording shall be paid by the music user to both the performer/s and the producer. April 19, 2016 was a very historic day for both the record producers and performers in the Philippines.  It was the day of the signing of the Me

OPPO F1 Plus with 16MP front camera makes PH entry, available for pre-order nationwide

It’s official: OPPO’s camera phone with a 16-megapixel front camera has been finally launched in the Philippines. The F1 Plus, the second device after the F1 in the camera-centric F series, is being touted as the “bigger, better Selfie Expert.” The global tech giant’s new device retails for P21,990 and is available for pre-order nationwide from April 16 to April 29. Down payment is just P1,000, and you get a free OPPO selfie stick along with the unit as soon as you pick it up starting April 30.

SINGLE/SINGLE, CINEMA ONE AND THE PHILIPPINE STAR’S FIRST BREAKTHROUGH SERIES RETURNS FOR SEASON 2

Single/Single,” Cinema One’s first breakthrough series starring Kapamilya stars Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli returns for a second season on May 15 at 10PM on Cinema One.

WHO WILL BECOME THE FIRST GRAND TOURISTAR OF “I LOVE OPM”?

Top four Touristars Dio Smith from Pakistan, Ryan Gallagher from U.S.A., and Yohan Hwang and J-Morning from Korea already have their tickets to the grand finals and are all set to compete to become the first Grand Touristar of ABS-CBN’s original singing competition for 100% non-Filipinos who love OPM music, “I Love OPM.” Watch as these four sing their hearts out in singing OPM songs to win the coveted Kababayan votes. This time, the whole country gets the chance to pick who they think deserves to be the winner as the public can vote through text and through online. The Grand Touristar gets to receive two million pesos in cash and an recording contract with Star Music.

Summer Sun Music Festival 2016 on Labor Day Weekend

Another music festival is set to happen in Manila on labor day weekend for those people who will choose to stay in the metro. Are you ready to have a blast at Summer Sun Music Festival? Happening on April 30, 2016 at Globe Circuit Events Ground, Circuit Makati, Makati City featuring 4 international acts and 4 local DJs in the mix - will be playing a wide spectrum of genre, from pop to RnB to EDM music. SSMF brings a unique experience that will steam off some heat in this summer season to the young generation. Ages from 15 and above are allowed to enter the music festival. Attendees will also enjoy fun activities, lounges, bars, food stations, and a carnival event look. And oh, better to bring an extra shirt because getting wet will surely be the main stunt of SSMF.

Liza Soberano Graded Enrique Gil with an A for His Effort

Liza Soberano was asked if she told Enrique Gil "I Love You already. She responded that she loves her but things take time. "I like it where we're at now." When asked if Enrique is on diet mode because of her, she shared "Ginagawa nya yan para sa sarili niya. Hindi niya dapat ginagawa para kanino. Dapat kung gusto mong pumayat, kung gusto mong gumanda ang katawan mo, dahil yun para sa sarili mo." Later on, Liza graded an A for his effort to win her heart. Check out the full video below.

TEAM CAP FIGHTS FOR FREEDOM OF THE AVENGERS IN “CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR”

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” begins and ends with its lead character Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans). After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s (Robert Downey Jr.) surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.

Enrique Gil joked about the sampalan scene of Liza and Cherie

It was a light and kilig-filled atmosphere during our Dolce Amore set visit. Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil were overjoyed with the success and support of their teleserye which led to a "Destiny Tour" where they will be touring here and abroad to celebrate the success with their followers.  I asked Liza how was the 'sampalan' scene with Cherie Gil. She shared that for a while she was catching her breath after that scene. Then, Enrique Gil made a side comment, "nautot sya!" that made all of us laugh. (P.S. Ang cute ni Liza na parang sya ang nag-iinterview kay Quen.) Check out full video of the interview below.

Shaina Magdayao on Possible Reconciliation with John Lloyd Cruz

Shaina Magdayao was asked for a reaction on some people's thought of a her possible reconciliation with ex-boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz who recently broke up with Angelica Panganiban. As for Shaina, "Wala naman kasi nangyayari kasi ngayon. It's really very far from my world." Check out video below for the full interview.

FIVE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES FACE OFF ONE LAST TIME AT THE PILI PINAS 2016 PRESIDENTIAL TOWN HALL DEBATE

The nation will be watching as five candidates for the highest post of the land share one stage for the last time in the final leg of the Commission on Elections’ Pili Pinas 2016 presidential debate series. On April 24, Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Grace Poe, and former Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas will respond to questions about their platforms and stand on the most urgent issues facing the nation, during the Presidential Town Hall Debate organized by the COMELEC, KBP, ABS-CBN, and Manila Bulletin.

Shake Off the Summer Heat with Bubble Gang

Shake off the summer heat in the upcoming episode of Bubble Gang at the beach!

Matteo Guidicelli: My head is all full of Sarah!

During the media launch of the season 2 of Single/Single, Matteo Guidicelli was asked a hypothetical question if there's a possibility that he'll fall for her leading lady Shaina if there's no Sarah Geronimo in his life. He answered that he haven't thought about it because his "head is all full of Sarah." Great answer Matt!

HIGH-OCTANE ACTION IN NEW “JASON BOURNE” TRAILER

The new, explosive trailer of Universal Pictures’ highly anticipated action-thriller “Jason Bourne” has just been unveiled.