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Friday, July 31, 2009

Darna trailer

Darna trailer released by GMA! Darna featuresthe song “Narda” by Kamikazee.

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Taping ni Pacman nakaka-shock

Mama Salve, sanay na ako na maraming tao ang nakapaligid kay Manny Pacquiao pero na-shock pa rin ako nang dalawin ko ang first taping day ng Show Me The Manny.

Ang dami-daming tao sa set ng bagong sitcom ng GMA 7. Mga kasama sila ni Manny dahil pamilyar sa akin ang mga itsura nila.

Parang piyesta ang taping ng Show Me The Manny dahil nag-show up ang lahat ng mga amigo ni Manny.

Ganito rin ang eksena sa condo ni Manny sa LA. Punum-puno raw ng tao ang condo unit ni Manny, lalo na kung nananalo siya sa kanyang mga laban.

Wala na raw privacy si Manny at ang kanyang pamilya dahil paroo’t-parito ang mga tao na bumibisita sa kanya. Ito raw ang dahilan kaya bumili sina Manny at Jinkee ng bahay sa La Brea area sa Los Angeles para magkaroon sila ng privacy.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Rhian Ramos di pa sure sa Dingdong soap

Akala ba namin si Rhian Ramos na ang napili ng GMA-7 na gumanap sa role ni Jodi sa Stairway to Heaven at makakapareha ni Dingdong Dantes? Bakit nag-audition last Monday for the said role sina Rhian at Maxene Magalona.

Ibig bang sabihin, wala pa ring final choice sa role ni Jodi na sabi ni Ms. Wilma Galvante, dapat fragile looking ang artistang gaganap?

Isa si Maxene sa mga pangalang nababanggit na kasama sa shortlist na pinagpipilian sa role ni Jodi, kaya ’di nakakagulat kung pinag-audition siya. Kay Rhian nagulat ang fans dahil akala’y sa ibang project siya isasama.

Tsika sa amin, almost 90 percent ng original story ng Stairway…, ang susundin sa Pinoy adaptation ng Korean drama na ikatutuwa nang sumubaybay nito. Sina Joyce Bernal at Andoy Ranay ang magtutulong magdirek nito.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Pagpi-flirt ni BB kay Goma 'di nakita sa TV

Ang kiri-kiri ni BB Gandanghari sa All Star K noong Linggo. Kasi naman, si Richard Gomez ang Hired K-ller at alam nating lahat na type na type ni BB ang mister ni Lucy Torres.

Noong tsinugi niya si Rustom Padilla at piliin niya na maging BB, ang name ni Richard ang palaging sinasabi ni BB. Si Goma ang gusto niya na maging leading man kung sakaling gagawa siya ng pelikula.

Nagduda ang mga vaklush na matagal nang type ni BB si Goma, kahit noong si Rustom pa siya. Eh nagkasama nga ang dalawa sa All Star K noong Linggo. May nagkuwento sa akin na nag-flirt nang husto si BB kay Goma sa taping ng show pero na-edit ang ibang mga eksena kaya hindi nakita sa TV ang kanyang pagpapa-charming.

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Monday, July 27, 2009

Richard Gutierrez, matagal nang tumutulong sa pag-aaral ng anak ni Nomar

NAGKAROON ng farewell at victory party para sa movie press ang Zorro nu’ng Sabado sa 17th floor ng GMA 7, pero hindi ang tagumpay ng Zorro ang halos pinag-usapan doon.
Ang hinintay ng lahat ay ang sagot ni Richard Gutierrez tungkol sa kasong isinampa sa kanya ni Lorayne Pardo, ang asawa ng namayapa niyang production assistant na si Nomar.

Ramdam namin ang sama ng loob ni Richard sa pagdedemanda sa kanya ni Lorayne dahil hindi niya kagustuhan ang aksidente na naging dahilan ng pagkasawi ni Nomar.

Nakikita pa namin ang pilat sa may kilay ni Richard. Habang buhay na raw niyang dala-dala ang trauma ng aksidenteng iyun, pero lumala ang sakit niyon sa pagdedemanda sa kanya ng asawa ni Nomar.

“Kung tutuusin nga po, itong marka sa ulo ko, itong reminder ko sa aksidente… one inch away lang ito sa sugat ko, puwede na akong mamatay.

“It was an accident. Wala pong may gusto na mangyari ito, kahit ako po,” pahayag ng young actor na nakikita naming apektado sa mga nangyayari.

Gustong linawin ni Richard na nu’ng nabubuhay pa si Nomar ay tinutulungan na niya ito sa pagpapaaral sa panganay na anak nito.

Nalaman daw kasi ni Nomar na tumutulong si Richard sa World Vision na mapag-aral ang mga kapuspalad kaya inalok daw nito ang panganay na anak na tinupad naman ng aktor.
Hindi raw ito alam ni Tita Annabelle Rama at ngayon lang nito nalaman na malaki na ang naitulong ni Richard.

“Naalala ko na sinasabi ni Nomar na ang gusto lang naman daw niya mangyari ay mapagtapos nang pag-aaral ang mga anak niya,” dagdag ng aktor.

Pagkalabas ni Richard ng ospital, kaagad na pumunta ito sa burol ni Nomar at inalok daw nito si Lorayne na pag-aaralin niya ang mga anak nito.

Bibigyan daw niya ito ng educational plan, pero hindi raw tinanggap ni Lorayne.
Ngayon ay lumitaw na ang impormasyong hinihingi raw pala ni Lorayne ay P4M cash na sabi ni Tita Annabelle, parang bina-black mail na sila.

Mensahe ni Richard kay Lorayne, “Unang-una, nalulungkot ako dahil humantong tayo sa sitwasyong ganito. Alam mong mahal namin si Nomar.

“Pare-pareho tayong nawalan, at alam mo ring tumutulong ako sa pamilya ninyo. Bago pa nawala si Nomar, tumutulong na ako sa inyo.

“Alam mo rin ‘yung tulong na gusto kong iparating nu’ng nawala si Nomar ngunit ayaw n’yong tanggapin ‘yung tulong na gusto ko.

“Ang gusto n’yo, P4M, at hindi naman yata tama ‘yun.

“Kung tutuusin, gusto ko pa ring tuparin ‘yung tulong na paaralin ang mga bata pero ngayong idinemanda n’yo ako, gusto n’yo akong makulong dahil sa aksidenteng ito, nasasaktan ako.

“Hintayin na lang natin kung ano ‘yung mangyayari sa korte.”
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Nakausap namin si Atty. Maranan (abogado ni Richard) para hingan ng sagot sa sinasabi ni Lorayne na ang isa sa mga batayan nito na pagdemanda kay Richard ay nakita nito ang ticket ng pagkahuli kay Richard noon dahil sa kasong reckless driving.

“Unang-una, I’d really like to see kung ano iyung ticket na sinasabi niya dahil this is the first time we knew it.

“Ngayon, hindi namin alam kung genuine ang ticket na iyun. We’d like to see it.
“Second, nakapagtataka rin dahil this ticket is suppposedly for Richard, nasa wallet ni Nomar.

“Thirdly, lahat ng tao na nagda-drive, at one point or another, nahuli ng pulis o natikitan. It’s hard to say much about that ticket considering we don’t know the circumstances of that particular incident.

“Apparently, it is not a ticket in relation to the accident na nangyari nu’ng May 22, “ sagot ni Atty. Maranan.

Haharapin daw nila ang kasong ito at naniniwala silang mabi-vindicate si Richard dito dahil wala raw itong kasalanan dito.

Malinaw raw na aksidente ang nangyari na muntik na ring ikamatay ni Richard.

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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Dingdong out of his comfort zone

Marian Rivera doesn’t appear in any of the videos in his new VCD-DVD: The Dingdong Dantes Experience. Other ladies are. But the apple of Dingdong’s eyes doesn’t mind. She knows that when it comes to showbiz, Dingdong has been there, done that. But he has never released an album of his own. Having one is a dream come true for him.

So when Universal Records approached him with an offer to make his first audio-visual project via the album, he didn’t have second thoughts. He said yes, yes, yes!

“I never pass up an opportunity,” says Dingdong. “And in all my years in showbiz, I never thought there would still be things about it that could really surprise me. Making this album definitely did!”

Like a boy agog over his new toy, Dingdong can’t get over “the new chapter in my life”, which allows him step into the shoes of performers for whom music is as natural as breathing.

“I don’t sing,” Dingdong admits. “That’s why I have a high respect for those who do.”

Besides, the project is not your typical album. It also contains a mini-coffee table book/scrapbook which shows Dingdong’s playful, sexy side. What’s more, it has behind-the-scene pictures taken during the music video shots.

Dingdong got so hooked on the album he put other projects on hold while shooting the music videos.

“I had to focus,” he explains.

Focus also meant looking back at the many music videos he has seen so far, picking out the best, and applying what he saw in his own album. Dingdong never thought of asking advice from any of his performer friends. He wanted the album to contain his very own signature, and not be a carbon copy of someone else’s work.

The idea is for the album to be the first of others he can truly call his own. Thus, Dingdong says the videos and the tracks in the album were chosen so that they could lend themselves to sequels. The tracks tell stories with many possible endings; the videos can give birth to other scenarios.

Dingdong is just waiting for people’s reactions to his new album and decide what to do from there.

No matter what happens though, Dingdong is bent on pursuing his birthday project in time for his big day on Aug. 2.

“ People don’t know I was once a scholar,” he reveals. Exactly how and why he refuses to divulge. Suffice it to say that he’s paying it forward by putting up a foundation to help children get an education.

Dingdong has been meeting with friends weeks before his birthday to make sure the foundation’s launch on his birthday will go on without a hitch. It’s his answer to the call of moral responsibility that goes hand-in-hand with celebrity.

“People look up to people like us,” he concedes. “We exert a big influence on others.” Hence the foundation, whose name Dingdong says he will reveal in due time.

Dingdong can’t say the same thing about his other dreams. These have no time frame, no set date of completion.

Take his dream of making a film for art’s sake. The movie need not earn money but must simply put a smile on people’s lips.

“The best reward for me as an actor is seeing people approach me to say what I did on screen made them happy,” states Dingdong.

Don’t get him wrong. Dingdong won’t mind getting an acting trophy, like his idols, Richard Gomez and Aga Muhlach did. But Dingdong says making other people happy is a lot better. It puts him on Cloud Nine. And that for him, is enough reward.

“Richard and Aga make really good films. They started out as matinee idols but have gone beyond that,” explains Dingdong.

He knows people adore him as a matinee idol. But he’s crossing his fingers that someday, they will not just notice his good looks, but his acting as well.

“I’m in no hurry to get there,” he clarifies. Dingdong knows it will take time, and a lot of effort. And he’s willing to give both.

Yes, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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Ogie Alcasid in OMG

This might be the last time the public will be seeing Ogie Alcasid in drag. You know, in OMG (Oh My Girl!) which is Regal Films’ 50th-anniversary (actually next month yet) offering opening nationwide on Wednesday, July 29.

In the romance-comedy inspired by the Hollywood hits Mrs. Doubtfire (starring Robin Williams) and Tootsie (Dustin Hoffman), Ogie disguises himself as a woman so he can be close to co-star Judy Ann “Juday” Santos who plays a famous actress for whom Ogie works as a personal assistant. He has to do it so he can rekindle the childhood old flame between them.

“I don’t want to be typecast,” said Ogie whose first movie “drag” or cross-dresser role was in Desperadas 2, Regal’s Metro Filmfest entry in December last year. He does it in the GMA gag show Bubble Gang with Michael V (also his “drag” partner in the same station’s daily show Hole in The Wall) but enough (in movies) is enough. “Baka matuluyan ako,” Ogie said in jest. Well, who can tell?

Directed by Dante Nico Garcia (Juday’s good friend who directed her in Ploning which she herself produced), OMG is a harmless flick (also starring Manilyn Reynes, Roderick Paulate, Carmi Martin, John Prats, Sheena Halili, Jon Avila, Carlo Aquino and Frenchie Dy, plus Sharon Cuneta in a cameo).

“No love scene, no kissing scene, no nothing,” is how Ogie described it. “Fun movie lang talaga.”

Ogie and his beloved Regine Velasquez are very good friends with Juday and her husband Ryan Agoncillo. In the following Conversation conducted separately, Juday and Ogie discussed not OMG but wedding bells and wedding blues. Juday has just gotten married and Ogie, hopefully, is about to be.

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Saturday, July 25, 2009

Alexa Ortega pictures, kalat sa internet

Kumalat sa Internet ang pictures ng Are You The Next Big Star? female contender na si Alexa Ortega na parang dinidilaan ang face ng kaibigang babae at may isa pa siyang picture na anyong hahalikan ng kasamang guy sa picture. Walang dapat sisihin ang dalaga sa pagkalat ng kanyang mga litrato dahil galing ang mga ‘yun sa Facebook account niya.

Tila late na ang paalala ng isang reporter kay Alexa na dapat nilinis muna niya ang kanyang account, inalis ang dapat alisin bago siya sumali sa contest para walang gamiting isyu sa kanya. Pero, hindi bothered si Alexa dahil ‘yung kahalikan niyang guy ay co-actor niya sa stage play na ginawa at close friend din niya ang girl na didila sa face niya.

Hindi man manalo sa singing search ng GMA-7 si Alexa, puwedeng mag-artista dahil maganda, magaling magsalita at may acting experience na. Feel nitong pinagkakaguluhan siya sa mall tour nila at natutuwa kesa mainis ‘pag kunukurot ng fans.

May tribute kay Michael Jackson ang Are You The Next Big Star? at songs ng King of Pop ang kakantahin ng 10 contenders. Ang I’ll Be There ang kakantahin ng dalaga at tingnan natin kung magugustuhan ng text voters ang kanyang version.

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Richard Gutierrez kinasuhan ng reckless impru­dence

Kinasuhan ang aktor na si Richard Gutierrez ng reckless impru­dence ng asawa ng dating bodyguard at personal assistant na nasawi sa car crash noong May 22 sa Silang, Cavite.

Ang kaso ay isinampa ni Lorayne Pardo, 29, na nakatira sa 1763 F.B. Harrison St., Pasay City, ang biyuda ng yumaong personal assistant ng aktor, si Nomar Pardo.

Kinumpirma naman ang demanda ni Annabelle Rama, ang ina ni Richard at pinagdududahan niya na may ilang taong nagtulak para gawin ito ng biyuda ni Nomar.

Ayon sa opisina ng fiscal ng Imus, personal na nag-demanda ang misis ng kasong kriminal na reckless imprudence resulting in homicide laban kay Richard, 25, na nakatira sa Mckinley St., Makati City.

Matatandaan na naaksidente ang sports car (plate no. ZTU 775) na minamaneho ng aktor sakay ang assistant at bodyguard. Total wreck ang sasakyan na nahulog sa bangin sa Cavite. Patay agad ang kasamang si Nomar at tumilapon naman si Richard at isa pang kasama pero himalang nabuhay.

Itinakda ang preliminary hearing sa Agosto 15 sa Prosecutor’s Office sa Imus, Cavite.

Nauna nang naibalita na humihingi ang nabalo ng malaking halaga mula sa mga Gutierrrez para sa edu­kasyon ng mga anak ni Pardo pero hindi raw ito naibigay ng pamilya Gutierrez.

Buwelta naman ni Lorayne, wala itong katoto­hanan. Nitong mga huling araw daw kasi ay lagi niyang napapanaginipan ang asawa kaya napagtanto niyang hindi naging maingat si Richard sa pagmamaneho nito.

At ang pinakamasakit, aniya, “ni sorry o ni singko, wala kong natatanggap mula sa kanila.”

Sinabi rin ng isang source na ilang beses nagtang­kang makipag-usap ang nabalo kay Richard pero hindi raw nangyari.

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Friday, July 24, 2009

Aling Dionisia bibigyan ng show ng Siyete

MAY nagbulong sa amin na may niluluto nang sariling program para kay Aling Dionisia ang GMA-7.

Bukod pa rito, sa unang taping pa lang ng sitcom ni Manny na Show Me Da Manny, ay special guest agad ang butihing nanay ni Pacman.

Bago magsimula ang ta-ping ng sitcom sa July 28 ay malamang na nakabalik na sa bansa si Manny na nasa abroad para asikasuhin ang susunod nitong laban kay Miguel Cotto sa November 14.

Ayon sa aming source, napili ang title na Show Me Da Manny hindi lang dahil kay Manny ang pangalan, pati na rin sa role ni Marian, na ang pangalan sa sitcom ay Manuela.

Weekends din daw ang airing ng sitcom, either Saturday or Sunday.

Totoo kaya ang balitang ang Show Me Da Manny ang ipapalit sa show nina Vic Sotto at Pia Guanio na Ful Haus?

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Pia Guanio pinababayaan ni Vic na magbakasyon

May-I-confirm ni Vic Sotto na nagbabakasyon sa Thailand ang kanyang girlfriend na si Pia Guanio.

Kasama ni Pia sa pagrampa sa Bangkok ang kanyang friend na si Tim Yap. Pinapayagan ni Bossing si Pia na magbakasyon na hindi siya kasama dahil malaki ang tiwala niya sa kanyang dyowa.

Nagpahaging si Bossing sa presscon ng Love On Line na pinag-uusapan na nila ni Pia ang pagpapakasal kaya hindi na siya dapat i-link kay Paula Taylor, ang Thai girl na kapareha niya sa LOL. Mukhang si Pia na nga ang last girl sa buhay ni Bossing.

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Rufa Mae Quinto naghahabol kay Erik

Hindi naitago ni Rufa Mae Quinto ang kanyang pagseselos nang malaman sa maraming media na pumunta sa shooting ng Kimmy Dora na nililigawang muli ni Erik Santos ang babaeng naging dahilan ng break-up nila nun. Unfortunately, malayo ang girl kaya hindi ito mapormahan ng husto ni Erik. Nakikita lamang niya ito kapag umaalis siya at may singing engagement sa abroad.

“Kaya nga mahirap, hindi ko siniseryoso pero gusto ko siyang maging steady,” sabi ng singer na pumayag mag-cameo ng isang waiter bilang pagpa­pahalaga sa friendship nila ni Piolo Pascual na siyang producer ng launching movie ni Eugene Domingo.

Nang malaman ito ni Rufa Mae na nasa tapat lamang ng inuupuan niya ay nag-comment ito ng “ Hoy, Erik, nililigawan mo raw ‘yung girl na naging dahilan ng break-up natin?”

“Bakit nagseselos ka?” balik-tanong ng kanyang ex na obviously ay naka-move on na pero, definitely, hindi pa ang seksing aktres.

“Kanya-kanyang moment lang ‘yan. Hindi ako nagseselos, nagulat lang ako. Pero kung nag-iisip siyang mag-seryoso, ganundin ako. Marami rin namang lalaki sa buhay ko, mayroon pang nago-offer ng kasal pero, hindi ako makapag-commit, I still have my work to think about. Balak ko ring mag-prodyus uli ng movie at may gagawin ako na hindi ako ang prodyuser,” sabi niya na pumayag maging waitress sa Kimmy Dora bilang pagbibigay naman sa imbitasyon ng kaibigan niyang si Direk Joyce Bernal.

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Katrina Halili kinaiinisan na

Nagiging OA na si Katrina Halili at ang kanyang abogado sa issue ng sex scandal nila ni Hayden Kho.

True na noong una, nakuha niya ang simpatya ng marami. Pero habang tumatagal, nagsasanga-sanga na ang issue kaya naiinis na ang marami.

Bakit nga ba hindi na lang sila mag-concentrate sa issue kay Hayden na nag-video habang nagsi-sex sila noong mga panahong karelasyon ni Hayden - si Dra. Vicki Belo at habang siya (Katrina) ay endorser ng Belo Medical Group.

Hindi ba mas maiging doon niya ituon ang issue at bantayang maigi ang mga isinampa niyang demanda laban sa nakarelasyon niyang doctor?

Kamakalawa napanood na naman sa TV ang abo­gado ni Katrina kung saan ginawa raw nilang ebiden­siya ang audio tape na kasama sa counter affidavit ni Mrs. Irene Kho na magpapatunay na plinano ang mga gagawin ni Hayden sa issue at si Lolit Solis ang may pakana ng lahat.

Matagal nang nagkalat ang nasabing audio tape na edited version na ang alam ng lahat ay kampo ni Hayden ang nagpakalat.

Actually, nagpaliwanag na dati pa si Tita Lolit sa nasabing tape. Kung pakikinggan daw ng buo ang nasabing usapan, iba ang magiging kuwento.

Pero dahil ginagawang big deal, nag­paliwanag si Tita Lolit sa TV Patrol, sinabi niyang walang illegal sa nasabing audio clip at nagtataka siya kung bakit ginagawang issue ang nasabing pag-uusap eh wala naman itong kinalaman sa sex videos at inaamin niya naman na nang magsimula ang sex scandal totoong tinulungan niya si Hayden dahil kay Dra. Belo.

“’Alam mo Hayden, ‘yung 1992 Metro Manila Film Festival scam ako ang pinaka-hated na tao sa buong Pilipinas. Pero noong nakita ng Pilipinas na nagsisisi ako tinanggap nila ulit ako.

“‘Tapos the best way pa is for your mother to ask for apology on your behalf.’ Pero hindi ko tinuro kay Irene Kho iyong pikit-pikit wala akong tinuro sa kanya,” kuwento niya kay Mario Dumaual.

At nagbago raw ang isip niya dahil wala siyang nakikitang pagsisisi kay Hayden sa mga nangyari.

“Ang pinag-uusapan dito iyong video ni Hayden Kho. Ang mga babae na hindi nila alam na bini-video na sila. Bakit ngayon nada-divert kung saan-saan ang issue?

“Ang pagkakasala ko sa buhay ay ang kadaldalan ko. Ngayon parang ako na ang nag-video, parang tinuruan ko na, ‘Hayden, Katrina mag-sex kayo. Kuku­nan ko kayo.’ Parang ganoon lang,” sabi ni Tita Lolit sa interview na ni-replay sa SNN.

“Kung sino man ang naglalabas niyan, kung akala nila makakatulong sa kanila, fine, make my day... Kung ang balak nila sirain ako, wala ka nang masisira sa akin sirang-sira na ako. Parang feeling ko, para akong patis na sinasawsawan ng lahat ng issue,” sabay tawa niya sa nasabing interview.

Kahit sina Kris Aquino at Boy Abunda ay magka­pareho ang opinion na parang iniiba na ang kuwento at may punto si Tita Lolit.

I’m sure, wala nang oras si Tita Lolit sa ganitong issue sa susunod. Mas type niyang alagaan ang 45 niyang super cute na mga doggie na na-miss siya nang pumuntang Singapore.

Yup, 45 ang kasama niyang mga aso sa bahay.

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Yasmien Kurdi goodbye na sa showbiz

Hihinto na talaga sa pag- aartista si Yasmien Kurdi!

Nakausap namin ang versatile young star ng GMA-7 na si Yasmien Kurdi at sinabi nito sa maikli naming kuwentuhan na hihinto na raw siya sa pag-aartista at pupunta na sa London para doon mag-aral.

Sa United Kingdom daw balak ni Yasmien kunin ang kanyang masteral degree pagka-graduate niya sa kolehiyo.

Kaya naman daw inaayos na nito ang lahat ng papeles para mapabilis ang pagpunta ng London.

Ayaw idetalye ni Yasmien ang iba pang rason kung bakit hihinto na ito pansamantala sa pag-aartista.

Basta ang prayoridad daw nito sa ngayon ay ang makapagtapos ng kanyang masteral degree at saka na siya magdedesisyon kung magbabalik-showbiz pa o mag-iibang linya na ng trabaho.

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Dennis Trillo: Pauleen is no bf snatcher

WHAT can Dennis Trillo say about his ex-GF Cristine Reyes dating John Lloyd Cruz? "Ayos lang sa'kin yun," he says. "Whatever they want to do, wala na akong kinalaman dun, labas na ako dun. Wala na kami at kunsaan siya magiging maligaya, dun siya."

What about the rumor that Cristine is mad because Pauleen Luna, who's with Dennis now in "Adik Sa'Yo," allegedly snatched him away from her? "It's not true. Nakakahiya nga kay Pauleen. When we started going out, matagal na kaming wala ni Cristine. Pauleen is special to me, but this is not the first time we worked together kasi magkasama rin kami sa 'Zaido' and in an episode of 'Shake, Rattle & Roll'. Mabait siya, okay kasama, pero hindi siya nang-aagaw."

Many viewers are praising him for his rollicking performance as Ruben, the Batangueño tuba maker in "Adik Sa'Yo." "Generally, maganda talaga ang feedback ng show and I'm enjoying doing it with Pauleen and Jennica Garcia. Love triangle kaming tatlo and people keep asking me kung kanino ba ako talaga mapupunta. Ako mismo, hindi ko pa alam so dapat, manood na lang sila kasi mas bumibilis ang pacing ng story at mas maraming funny and romantic scenes in the coming episodes kapag natuklasan ko na ang real identity ni Jennica as Karen at ang enkwentro namin ng mama niyang si Elizabeth Oropesa who'd be against our love affair."

"Adik Sa'Yo" airs Monday to Friday right after "Rosalinda."

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Alfred Vargas for Quezon City councilor

There’s no stopping Alfred Vargas from running for councilor of Quezon City in 2010.

“I’m ready,” said Alfred.

While the campaign is months away, Alfred is focused on his career, especially on his latest indie starrer, Colorum, which is competing in Cinemalaya which is opening today (until July 26).

In Colorum, written and directed by Jon Steffan Ballesteros, Alfred plays a promising cop working part-time as a driver of one of the many “undocumented” and “illegal” FX taxis in Metro Manila. One night, he runs over a pedestrian. He flees and embarks on a road trip across the Visayas, taking with him a hostage — the 70-year-old ex-convict (played by Lou Veloso) who witnessed the incident.

But what was expected to be an escape turns out to be a domino of more crimes, making it the ride of the driver’s life, even if they meet interesting people along the way. The driver and his hostage stand on quicksand. They must make a decision, pronto!

Colorum is screening tomorrow, July 18, 3:30 p.m. at the CCP Main Theater; July 19, 6:15 p.m. at Tanghalang Huseng Batute; July 22, 9 p.m. at the CCP Bulwagang Alagad ng Sining; July 23, 9 p.m., gala night at the CCP Main Theater; July 24, 3:30 p.m. at the CCP Bulwagang Alagad ng Sining; and July 25, 12:45 p.m. at the CCP Little Theater and 6:15 p.m. at Tanghalang Huseng Batute.

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Rosalinda wagi sa TV ratings sa unang linggo

Napukaw agad ng pinakamagandang rosas sa telebisyon ang puso ng maraming Pilipino dahil nanguna sa Mega Manila TV ratings ang pilot week ng Rosalinda, ang pinakabagong primetime series sa GMA Telebabad.

Base sa overnight data mula sa AGB Nielsen Media Philippines, nagtamo ng average rating na 28.7% ang Rosalinda sa unang linggo nito, mas mataas kesa sa kalaban nitong programa na nagtamo ng 26.5% mula July 6 hanggang 10.

Talagang tinututukan na ng mga manonood ang kapana-panabik na kwento ng Rosalinda at kinahuhumalingan na rin ang powerhouse cast nito na pinangungunahan nang nakakakilig na loveteam nina Carla Abellana at Geoff Eigenmann na gumaganap bilang Rosalinda at Fernando Jose.

Kahit ang special re-run ng pilot week episodes nito noong Linggo na tinawag na Rosalinda: First Week, First Love, ay nakakuha ng overnight rating na 20.3%. At noong Huwebes naitala ang pina­kamataas na overnight rating ng Rosalinda na 31.9%.

Rosalinda ang unang proyekto ni Carla sa show­biz at refreshing talaga ang ganda ng bagu­hang aktres sa telebisyon. Bukod pa rito, perfect ang chemistry nila ng leading man na si Geoff kaya mas nakakakilig at mas exciting ang bawat eksena. Ngayong linggo, abangan ang mga ka­pa­na-panabik na eksena sa namumuong pag-iibigan nina Rosalinda at Fernando Jose. Maka­gawa kaya ng paraan ang ate ni Rosalinda na si Fedra (Katrina Halili) para mahadlangan ang kanilang pag-iibigan? Ano naman ang gagawin ni Valeria (Sheryl Cruz), nanay ni Fernando Jose, para makumbinsi ang binata na hindi bagay ang mahirap na tindera ng bulaklak sa mayamang tulad nila?

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Mark Herras natsugi sa Darna

Selos pala ang rason kaya hindi nakasama sa Darna si Mark Herras. Yup, originally pala, kasama sa cast ng Darna na bida si Marian Rivera si Mark. Nakapag-ready si Mark, nag-workout at naka-condition na ang mind na may role siya sa Darna.

Enter Dingdong Dantes. Nagseselos daw ito kay Mark kaya biglang nawala at napunta sa iba ang role na dapat ay sa kanya (Mark). Common knowledge naman na nagkaroon ng short relationship sina Marian and Mark. Kaya lang, hindi masyadong na-play up dahil mainit ang loveteam noon nina Mark and Jennylyn Mercado. Eh hindi pa gaanong sikat noon si Marian.

Kaso naman naiba ang kapalaran. Si Marian ang bida ngayon, kaya walang maga­wa si Mark.

Seloso pala si Dingdong...

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Regine Velasquez ready to have kids with Ogie

A FULLY recovered Regine Velasquez (we hope!) appeared at the presscon for her August 1 and 8 concert titled Regine: Most Requested to be held at the Skydome in SM North Edsa. Yes, she caught A(H1N1) virus while performing in the US last month. “At alam n’yo bang nalaman ko lang nagkaroon ako ng swine flu eh magaling na ako?” she said with a laugh. “Basta naman alaga mo ang katawan mo, madali ka naman talaga makaka-recover sa sakit na ‘yan.”

But she still had to quarantine herself for several days that even lover Ogie Alcasid was kept from coming near her. This was also the reason why she wasn’t able to appear in Charice Pempengco’s concert as special guest.

Now, she’s doubly cautious as her own concert nears. In Most Requested, she will have Eva Castillo as special guest and they will sing a lot of favorite and familiar songs.

Meanwhile, Regine confirmed that she will sing in Ogie’s ex-wife, Michelle van Eimeren and boyfriend Mark Murrow’s wedding come November in Australia.

What about her and Ogie’s own wedding? “We’re still ironing out some problems,” she said. “Nasa korte na ‘yan and we shouldn’t be talking about it.”

When everything’s OK, how many children do they plan to have? “Kung ilan ang ibigay ni Bro,” she said.

Considering her age, is she willing to undergo artificial insemination? “Why not? Basta magkaanak lang kami in the right time, I think we’re willing to do anything.”

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Kris Bernal: wala kaming relasyon ni Aldred

KRIS Bernal, discovered in StartStruck 4, is wondering why some writers are linking her to ABS-CBN's Aldred Gatchalian, discovered in Pinoy Big Brother Teens. "Nag-meet lang kami last year sa birthday party ni Kitkat and we became friends," she says. "We text each other every now and then pero hanggang doon lang. Sinasabi nila, may secret love affair daw kami, pero wala talaga kaming relasyon."

Someone says this must be the handiwork of those who want to discredit the Kris-Aljur Abrenica loveteam saying their tandem is just for show, since Aljur is also being linked to another girl, Rich Asuncion. "Tigilan na lang sana nila kami," says Kris. "Huwag nilang pilit buwagin ang aming love team."

This week in "All My Life," Kris as Romina continues to punish Aljur as Jules for lying to her and telling her initially that his name is Joey. Romina's Aunt Sally (Manilyn Reynes) tells her to stop maltreating Jules who accompanies Romina to their resort where he meets her mom, Amelia (Gelli de Belen). Amelia was so happy to see Jules again and receives him warmly. The neglected Romina feels annoyed and runs to the beach. Jules follows her, afraid she might drown like her brother years ago. Romina slaps Jules for meddling with her. Jules tells her he'll kiss her if she'd slap him again. Romina does slap him again and so they kiss.

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Great plans for GMA talents

GMA exec Wilma Galvante reveals that after La Diva, they will co-produce the debut album of Aljur Abrenica. "We have great plans for our talents," she says.

We congratulate her as the ratings of "Rosalinda" have gone up steadily and it's already 30% plus on its first week. "26% lang noong first telecast because we our pilot episode was one and a half hour. Kasi we have to follow the story to the letter as specified in our contract with the Mexicans. When you average that, mahaba nga lalabas. Also it started kasi na wala pa sina Carla Abellana and Geoff Eigenmann. Pinanganak pa muna ang characters nila and they were shown muna as kids, which we also cannot just change dahil nasa contract din yun. But now that they're grown ups, ayan, tumaas na ang rating."

Will she make a move to patch things up between Robin Padilla and the creative team of writer Suzette Doctolero? "Naku, okay naman 'yang mga 'yan, e. Sa 'Joaquin Bordado', that also happened but they eventually kissed and made up, so I'm confident magkakabati rin 'yan kasi si Robin, napakamagalang niyan."

What's their next project for Robin? "Wala na muna this year. Once a year lang naman talaga siya sa amin. I think he'll do a movie muna. At kami naman, wala nang ibang action program kasi papasok na si Marian Rivera as 'Darna'."

Have they chosen the leading ladies for Dingdong Dantes in "Stairway to Heaven" and Richard Gutierrez in "Full House"? "'Stairway' will start in September and we haven't chosen anyone yet. We're looking for an actress who'd fit the role of Jody na frail, sickly, sympathetic kasi she'll die in the end, di ba? As for Richard, meron nang napili pero hindi pa namin puedeng sabihin kung sino." Marian is actually perfect for the lead role there. "E, may Darna na siya. Also, she'd be in the Manny Pacquiao sitcom, 'Show Me Da Money'."

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Ara Mina balik-taping sa ‘Bubble Gang’

BUKAS (Lunes) ay balik-taping na si Ara Mina sa programang Bubble Gang ng GMA-7. Na-miss ni Ara ang mga kasamahan sa show like Ogie Alcasid, Michael V., Wendell Ramos at ang production staff nito kaya excited siyang makita ulit ang mga dating kaibigan.

Isang taon at kalahating nawala si Ara sa show dahil gumawa siya ng dalawang afternoon soap sa ABS-CBN.

Nang bumalik siya sa GMA-7, nag-guest agad siya sa Totoy Bato bilang asawa ni Robin Padilla at napasama sa Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin nina Aljur Abrenica at Kris Bernal.

Sa naturang afternoon soap, pinatunayan ni Ara ang husay niya bilang kontrabida.

Sa muli niyang pagtuntong sa studio ng Bubble Gang, positibo siyang muling tatanggapin ng kanyang mga dating katrabaho.

“I’m very excited. Ang tagal ko na rin silang hindi nakakatrabaho although nagkikita-kita naman kami paminsan-minsan,” bulalas pa niya.

Kagagaling lang ni Ara sa Amerika para sa ilang series of shows doon at marami ang natuwang fans nang ibalita niya na magte-taping na siya ulit for Bubble Gang. Wish ng kanyang mga supporters na gawin na uling regular ang aktres sa programa.

“Sobrang natuwa sila. Na-miss din daw kasi nila ako,” kuwento pa ng aktres.

Regarding her lovelife, natutuwa si Ara na hindi ito masyadong iniintriga ngayon.

“Puwede naman pala ’yon, eh. Sobrang sarap ng feeling na walang intriga sa lovelife ko. Masarap pala ’pag non-showbiz ang karelasyon mo. Ha-ha-ha,” dagdag pa niya.

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Regine Velasquez had A(H1N1) virus

Now it can be told: Regine Velasquez backed out of Charice’s concert last June 27 at the Mall of Asia’s SMX due not to stress and over-fatigue as initially suspected but to A(H1N1).

“I didn’t know where I got it,” said Regine who was replaced by Kuh Ledesma. (It was Richard Gomez who pinchhit for her as host of the GMA show Are You The Next Big Star?) “I wasn’t hospitalized. The doctor told me only to rest at home. Mild case lang naman ‘yon. I don’t have the symptoms now,” she added.

As reported by Funfare Update a few days ago, Regine will open the Viva Concert Series at the Skydome of SM North EDSA on Aug. 1 (with another show on Aug. 8) with Most Requested which marks her return to the Viva where she started her recording career in the early ’80s after she won in Ang Bagong Kampeon (not Hamon sa Kampeon as Funfare Update earlier reported).

The show will also feature Eva Castillo (not Eva Cariño as also earlier reported) who was Regine’s constant rival in amateur singing contests in Bulacan three decades ago.

“In all those contests,” recalled Regine, “once ko lang siya natalo. Kaya ‘yung Most Requested ay parang return bout namin.”

Now a mother of several children, Eva has retained her simple ways both in dressing and in attitude.

“That’s what I like about her,” said Regine. “I didn’t know that she was from Tondo and not Bulacan, pero alam ng Tatay ko. She would go to Bulacan only to join singing contests. I saw her again a few months ago after 30 years and I’m so eager and excited to perform with her again.”

Incidentally, Regine confirmed that she and her beloved Ogie Alcasid are indeed attending the wedding of Ogie’s (ex-)wife Michelle van Eimeren and her Australian fiance Mark Murrow in Australia sometime in November. Ogie will be the groomsman while Regine will sing during the reception.

Asked if she has chosen a song (probably one of her own), Regine said not yet.

Somebody suggested, “Why not Please Release Me?”

Regine laughed. “Na-release na, eh!”

But she declined to comment when she and Ogie will also get married, never mind if Michelle has beaten them to it.

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Will Carla be the new primetime queen on GMA?

WHO will be the next primetime queen on GMA7?

While Marian Rivera is readying herself for her much-awaited version of “Darna,” which will be titled “Narda,” new star Carla Abellana has started to dominate the network’s primetime via “Rosalinda,” opposite new heartthrob, Geoff Eigenmann.

Will experience be an edge for Marian? But Carla, even if she’s a neophyte, has acting blood in her veins being the daughter of former stars, Rey ‘Pj” Abellana and Rhea Reyes. And she’s under the tutelage of one of the country’s finest directors, Maryo J. delos Reyes, who sees to it that everything’s perfect.

Insecurity will surely be an issue here, and perhaps to quash such suspicion, Marian showed her gesture of friendship by sending Carla a bouquet of red roses during the press launch.

But in truth, is Marian afraid that she will be replaced soon?

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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Kris Bernal, walang oras para mag text

Knows kaya ni Kris Bernal na may mga nagtatampo dahil hindi na siya nakakasagot sa mga text message na ipinadadala sa kanya?

Mula raw nang maging busy si Kris sa taping, wala na itong oras sumagot sa mga texter na karamihan naman eh mga kaibigan niya. Dati-rati raw, mabilis sumagot si Kris.

Intindihin na lang natin ang katayuan ni Kris. Puyat at pagod siya sa taping ng All My Life, gumagawa pa sila ni Aljur Abrenica ng pelikula sa Regal Films.

Pupunta nga sila sa Bohol dahil dito kukunan ang kanilang mga eksena. I’m sure, excited si Aljur na makarating sa Bohol dahil....

Mabalik tayo kay Kris, pihadong makakarating sa kanya ang pag-e-emote ng mga nagtatampo. Knowing Kris, may dahilan ito kaya hindi siya kaagad nakakasagot sa mga nagpapadala sa kanya ng mga text message. Baka talagang wala siyang time. Imbes na gamitin niya ang oras sa pagte-text, natutulog na lang siya para magkaroon ng enough rest. Enough rest daw o!

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Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Marian Rivera: Para akong sinasaniban

RICHARD Gutierrez's 'Zorro' is on its last few weeks. Replacing it will be Marian Rivera's "Darna." The new incarnation of Darna will be unlike the previous one. They go back to Mars Ravelo's original novel where Darna starts as Narda, a crippled girl who loses her disability when she swallows the magic stone that transforms her into a flying heroine. Marian was shown in "Showbiz Central" last Sunday wearing the new Darna costume which is a much improved version tailor made for her by designer Pepsi Herrera, with a low-cut bustier bra and a high-cut bikini bottom to bring out Marian's sexiness on screen, complete with brass arm and wrist bands.

"Talagang kapag suot ko ito, parang sinasaniban ako ni Darna," says Marian. At the GMA trade show last Friday, she appeared on stage wearing the costume and the applause was deafening, with advertisers responding to her as Darna very positively.

To make sure she'd look perfect in the revealing and provocative Darna costume, Marian was forced to work out in the gym. "Hindi talaga ako mahilig mag-exercise," she says. "But for this, I have no choice kundi mag-work out, lalo na yung abs exercises to make sure wala akong bilbil. I had also to exercise my back muscles kasi it's weak. I had to make it stronger for the flying scenes na naka-harness ako sa paglipad. I also did wushu training for my body's greater flexibility. Mas grabe ang naging preparation ko rito kaysa sa 'Dyesebel' na swimming and diving lang. At sa 'Dyesebel', only the upper part of my body is visible. Dito, buong body ko na mula ulo hanggang paa. Mas mahirap talaga. But no regrets. I'd do anything to be the perfect Darna."

"Showbiz Central" also showed the story con of "Darna." The big cast is headed by Mark Anthony Fernandez as leading man Efren, Jestoni Alarcon and Rita Avila as Narda's parents, Iwa Moto as snake woman Valentina, Janice de Belen as Valentina's mom, Paolo Contis as Valentina's dad who's the king of snakes, Nadine Samonte as Babaeng Impakta, Isabel Oli as Babaeng Tuod, Ehra Madrigal as Babaeng Linta, Maggie Wilson as Babaeng Lawin (all past foes of Darna), Buboy Villar as sidekick Dick, Celia Rodriguez as the orphanage manager where Narda grew up, plus Alfred Vargas, Angel Aquino, Bearwin Meily, Caridad Sanchez, Gabby Eigenmann, Roxanne Barcelo, directed by Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez.

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Carla Abellana at Geoff Eigenmann huhusgahan na!

Mamayang gabi na huhusgahan ang love-team nina Carla Abellana at Geoff Eigenmann, sa pilot episode ng Rosalinda. Hindi masyadong na-pressure ang dalawa’t hindi binanggit ni Ms. Wilma Galvante ang figure na ini-expect nilang pilot rating.

Sa presscon, ipinakita nina Carla at Geoff na hindi lang sila umaarte’t kaya rin nilang kumanta. Nag-solo ang dalaga ng Paper Roses, Wild Flower naman ang kinanta ni Geoff at nag-duet sila ng Just Like A Rose, pero ang La Diva ang kumanta ng theme song na Ay, Amor. Tsika ni Carla, hindi pa siya masyadong kilala’t nakakapag-malling pa’t ’di pinagkakaguluhan.

Happy si Direk Maryo J. delos Reyes na balik-primetime siya at sa kanya ipinagkatiwala ang pagdidirek kina Carla at Geoff. Katulong niya sa pagdidirek si Gil Tejada.

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Sunday, July 05, 2009

Manny Pacquiao ayaw nang ma-link sa mga Pinay actress

ISA sa mga napiling pelikula para sa darating na Metro Manila Film Festival ang Wahna Pacman, working title ng Pambansang Kamao under Solar Films na kung saan superhero ang role niya at isang international star ang kapartner.

Sa tulong ni Wilson Tieng ng Solar Films, napapayag ang leading lady na ni-request ni Pacman na international star na si Nicole Scherzinger, member ng sikat na Pussycat Dolls. Tsika tuloy, kaya raw foreign star ang gustong maka-partner ni Pacman, para makaiwas sa intriga or matsismis sa kapartner na Pinay.

‘Di ba na-link siya noon kina Ara Mina at Valerie Concepcion nang ma-ging leading lady niya sa Anak ng Kumander?

Pero ang malaking ta-nong, hindi kaya pagse-losan din ni Jinkee ang seksing Pussycat Doll? Mas nakaka-insecure nga ang isang foreign artist dahil liberated ang attitude nito.

Well, wait and see na lang tayo. Kapag may nabalitaan tayong nagbababad sa set ng shooting ang maybahay ni Pacman, ‘yon na! Dalawa lang ang ibig sabihin, nagseselos or tagaha-nga rin ni Nicole si Jinkee.

Samantala, nanga-ngamba ang fans at supporters ni Manny sa ginagawa nitong pag-iikot sa Sarangani. Maganda ang hangarin niya sa Sarangani, pero papaano ang inggit ng makakalaban niya sa naturang lugar?

Dapat lang maging super-ingat ang Pambansang Kamao dahil sabi nga napakarumi ng pulitika sa ating bansa.

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Pinoy Idol Gretchen Espina, launches CD on S.O.P.

The Pinoy Idol grand champion Gretchen Espina will launch her debut album, Shining Through on GMA 7‘s S.O.P. today.

Released under Sony Music Entertainment, Shining Through contains 11 tracks written by Ogie Alcasid, Arnenio Mendaros, Totop Suzara, Hannah Romawac and Cecile Azarcon-Inocentes.

The album’s promotional single is Kasalanan Nga Ba?

Other tracks in the album that shows Gretchen‘s pop/R&B mettle are remakes of OPM hit songs One More Try (originally by Kuh Ledesma), So Slow (Freestyle), Suntok Sa Buwan (Session Road), and original songs Pangako Sa‘Yo, Di Man Sabihin and To You (Gretchen’s coronation song on Pinoy Idol).

Four songs in Shining Through were penned by international songwriters. These are the title track by Nina Ossoff and Tanya Leah; I Promise by Ossoff, Steve Skinner and Jimmy Santis; I Know You By Heart by Stephanie Salzman and Matt Senatore; and Never In My Life by Ossoff, Kathy Sommer and Porter Carroll Jr.

Rounding up the album track list are Pangako Sa’Yo by Mendaros and Di Man Sabihin by Jude Gitamondoc.

During the Pinoy Idol competition, Gretchen was never among the finalists with the lowest number of votes. Upon winning, she magnanimously gave a part of her cash prize to the contest’s runners-up.

Gretchen is a member of The University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors. She was with the singing group when it won first prize in the Inter-Collegiate Singing Contest held in Shantou University, Guangdong, China.

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Darna: Marian Rivera Flying High

Let’s call the roll: Rosa del Rosario, Liza Moreno, Eva Montes, Gina Pareño, Vilma Santos, Rio Locsin, Anjanette Abayari, Nanette Medved, and Angel Locsin.

Not to mention Regine Velasquez (spoof) in the Bong Revilla topbiller Captain Barbell and Sharon Cuneta (also a spoof) in the Herbert Bautista starrer Captain Barbell, and even Dolphy in the gay-spoof version.

Yes, they have all played...Darna!!!

And here comes Marian Rivera in the latest reincarnation of the Mars Ravelo komiks super-heroine, also by GMA which produced the Angel Locsin starrer, which is set to soar (in the ratings, yes!) starting sometime in August.

“She’s the most playful Darna,” said Wilma Galvante, GMA’s SVP for Entertainment TV. “Mukha siyang manyika! And it’s very obvious how she thoroughly enjoys the role and that she’s having fun despite the production’s rigorous demands.”

As in the case of the top-rating Marimar, not to say Dyesebel, it feels like deja vu: Angel’s big loss is Marian’s big gain. Well, win some, lose some.

The new Darna is unlike the rest. Or so claims Chito Sumera, production designer (who also acted as one in the Nanette Medved version, produced by Viva Films): “The production design in this Darna is timeless. It showcases the original Filipino heroine in actual Philippine setting — country look, that is, may pagka-Amorsolo-postcard look yet colorful na may pagka-komiks ang atake so it’s more realistic. Generally, the over-all production design will support and enhance the story on the visual level. Possible locales are San Miguel (Bulacan), Nueva Ecija and Pampanga. Darna is memorable to me because it (the Nanette Medved version) was my first showbiz job as art director.”

You are seeing the pictures of Marian Rivera in Darna costume for the first time only here in The STAR.

Said designer Pepsi Herrera, “The costume is made of the following pieces: A metallic bustier bra top with 30 brass trimmings and a high-cut bikini bottom with a belt trimmed with oval and round brass pieces. A yellow loin cloth printed with a sun and its rays is also attached to the belt. The knee-high boots are also trimmed with 3D brass trimmings. To complete the look, brass wrist and arm bands are added.”

The cast includes Mark Anthony as Efren; Iwa Moto as Valentina; Nadine Samonte, Isabel Oli and Ehra Madrigal as Darna’s foes; Rita Avila and Jestoni Alarcon as the parents of Narda, Darna’s alter-ego; Janice de Belen as Valentina’s mother; Paolo Contis as Valentina’s father, King of the Snakes; Celia Rodriguez (who once played Valentina) as the caretaker of the orphanage where Narda grows up; and Robert “Buboy” Villar as Ding. Others in the cast: Alfred Vargas, Bearwin Meily, Angel Aquino, Maggie Wilson, Caridad Sanchez, Gabby Eigenmann and Roxanne Barcelo. Directors are Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez.

How many weeks did you train for Darna?

“Almost one month, but not continuous. Mga once or twice a week lang. I trained in wushu and harness, mga routine ng fight scenes. Medyo mahirap.”

Was it harder than your training for Dyesebel?

“Actually. I knew how to swim pero hindi ako magaling; kapag malalim na hindi ko na kaya. So for Dyesebel, I had to train sa swimming with the Philippine Team. I had to learn how to swim wearing a tail. Training for Darna is harder. Mas mahirap ‘yung harness kaysa lumangoy, lalo na kapag naka-costume ka.” (Said Michael Roy, the wushu trainor: “Marian is awesome, She’s fun to work with. She’s always on time and she’s a really fast learner, considering wushu is one of the toughest martial arts we know. That’s why we’re so proud of her. I’m pretty sure that she’s the best Darna we will ever have.”)

In which costume is it harder to move, Dyesebel with tail or Darna which is tight-fitting?

“Darna, definitely! ‘Yung Dyesebel, ang taas lang ang nakikita. But in Darna, kita from head to foot.”

Your costume in Darna is talagang very tight. How did you prepare for that?

“Actually, I wasn’t used to exercising. Pero for Darna, I learned how to work out in the gym. I do the treadmill and abs exercises. I have to work on my back, kailangan matigas. Wino-workout ang likod ko because it’s weak. Sa harness, your back must be hard para hindi ka bumagsak...you must be balanced. During the wushu training, there are so many stretching exercises lalo na kapag nagha-harness ka; your body must be flexible.” (Said harness supervisor Tony Gapo: “Okay naman po siya. Desidido siya sa ginagawa niya kaya madali niya makuha ang instructions. Malaking factor po sa kanya ‘yung pagiging dancer niya.”)

Is there part of your body that you have to be careful with?

“My right foot. Di ba napilayan ako noon? It happened late last year during the shooting of Desperadas 2. My foot was in plaster cast and I had to be on crutches. So when I have to land on my feet, I have to do it with my left foot first. My right foot still aches especially when it’s cold, kumikirot.”

And what kind of diet do you have for Darna?

“Before, I really ate and ate kahit ano; kain kung kain. But now, nagbabawas na ako. I can’t eat anything that I like. I have to control myself, especially at night. Noon, maski gabi na kumakain pa rin ako.”

Do you starve yourself?

“No naman. I still take three square meals a day — breakfast, lunch and dinner. But dinner is very light, with very little rice or none at all.”

So what are your present vital statistics?

“Teka...siguro 33-23-34. Tama lang for my height, 5’4".”

Is it true that Dingdong helped in your training?

“Not naman help. Nagkataon lang na napasama ako sa kanya sa gym. He told me which part of my body to concentrate the workout on — unahin mo ‘yung abs, palakasin mo ang back mo, mga ganoon lang.”

Wow, concerned siya, ‘no?

“Dapat lang, di ba?” (Laughs self-consciously)

Once and for all, kayo ba talaga?

“Ay...a, basta...All I can is this: Siya ang pinaka-importanteng lalaki sa akin.”

Really?

“Alam na nila ‘yon. I don’t have to elaborate or to explain. Basta, siya ang pinakamahalagang lalaki sa buhay ko ngayon.”

Have you discovered anything new about each other so far?

“He hasn’t changed. Lahat ng sinabi niya tinutupad niya. At lahat ‘yon ay totoo kasi totoong tao siya, eh. Remember what he said in an interview? ‘If she needs me, I’ll always be there for her; never ko siyang iiwanan.’ What he said is true. He has been consistent all along. He’s really a true friend; he will stick to you through thick and thin.”

So he’s true to his word?

“Oo naman. At mabait siya.”

Do you think he’s faithful?

“Hmmmmm. Ewan ko sa kanya.” (And she starts to laugh again)

“Siguro naman.”

Did he say in an interview that he doesn’t look at other women anymore?

“Hmmmm. What I know is that he’s focused on his career. Whether or not he still looks or doesn’t look at other women...ewan ko lang.”
(Laughs and laughs) “What I know is that we regularly exchange text messages; nagkukumustahan kami, you know: ‘Ano’ng ginagawa mo? Nasaan ka? Kumain ka na ba?’ Mga ganoon. Sometimes, we eat out. ‘O, are you free today? Halika, kain tayo sa labas’.”

Are you possessive...the jealous type?

“Selosa? Hehehehe! Yes, selosa ako sa lahat, pati sa Lola ko. But to a certain point. Hindi naman unreasonable. Alam ko kung hanggang saan lang. Kung sa selosa, oo, talagang totoong selosa ako.”

Have you and Karylle met since last year’s controversy?

“Not yet.”

Karylle said that she will say “Hi!” to you and, why not, maybe give you a hug. Ikaw, ano kaya ang magiging reaction mo?

“Talaga? With me, it’s hard to say. Mahirap pangunahan ang situwasyon. But I would know how to react kapag nangyari na.

Ito lang ang masasabi ko: Wala naman kasi akong ginawang masama sa kanya para iwasan ko siya. Alam ko at alam niya na wala akong intensyon kahit dati pa. I know the whole truth, Dingdong knows the whole truth and she knows the whole truth. Alam naming tatlo kung ano ang tunay na pangyayari. I’m sure time will come when we will meet. I have a clear conscience, kaya taas-noo ko siyang haharapin.”

You don’t have a guilty conscience?

“None. I have nothing to be guilty of.”

What about the issue about Katrina (Halili, who was rumored to be playing Valentina, the snake-haired villainess in Darna)?

“Actually, nobody told me that Katrina would be my kontrabida. ‘Yung kabilang estasyon (read: ABS-CBN) yata ang pilit gumagawa ng isyu — you know, na kesyo tinanggihan ko daw si Katrina. It’s not true. Kahit sinong artista, me included, walang karapatang tumanggi sa kung sino ang isasama sa cast. Darna is Darna because of the kontrabidas.”

By the way, is it true that you made a (negative) comment about Katrina’s sex video with Dr. Hayden Kho?

“No, I did not. I didn’t even watch it. I don’t want to watch it. Ayokong dagdagan pa ang bilang ng mga nanonood. Nakita mo nga siya sa TV, nakakaawa siya. So why should I even watch the video?”

What about Angel (Locsin)? Don’t you think you have something to thank her for? (Angel played Darna in the first GMA series but turned down Marimar when she jumped ober da bakod to rival station ABS-CBN, so Marian, then a “supporting” player, got the role and became an overnight sensation.)

“Well, everybody knows that Marimar was really for her. But I think one of the reasons why the public accepted me as Marimar is that siguro nakita naman nila na talagang pinag-sikapan kong gampanan ‘yung role ng mabuti. I really worked hard for it. Ibinuhos ko ang sarili ko doon sa role. I believe na kung nasaan man ako ngayon, pinag-hirapan ko ‘yon.”

Did you see Angel in Darna?

“Every now and then.”

How was she?

“I can’t say dahil hindi ko naman napanood lahat.”

Come to think of it, how many endorsements do you have?

“Twenty-four.”

No wonder they are calling you The New Commercial Queen.

“Aray ko! Di ko alam ‘yon. Pero kung ganoon man, thank you talaga!””

But one of your endorsements, Blue Water Day Spa, went to, of all people, Karylle.

“A, okay lang ‘yon. It happens all the time. The Blue Water Day Spa people told me that every year talaga, nagpapalit sila ng endorser. It really doesn’t matter kung sino man ang ipinalit nila sa akin, kahit hindi si Kaye. They changed not only me, but also Piolo (Pascual, replaced by Japanese-Brazilian model Akihiro Sato). Before me, it was Toni (Gonzaga) who was the Blue Water endorser.”

With your volume of work, do you ever have time to relax and enjoy yourself?

“Yes, of course. Everytime I’m free, nagri-relax din naman ako. On Sundays, I usually spend time with my family in Cavite. Actually, on the set it doesn’t feel like work lalo na kapag kachika ko na ang mga kasama ko.”

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TOP 10 DAYTIME AND PRIMETIME PROGRAMS IN MEGA MANILA
(June 30 to July 2, 2009; AGB Nielsen)

June 30, Tuesday

Daytime:

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 23%
2. Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) - 20.1%
3. Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 19.7%
4. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 17.1%
5. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.8
6. Daisy Siete: Kambalilong (GMA-7) - 15.6%
7. Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 14.9%
8. Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 14%
9. Chil Princesses (GMA-7) - 13.5%
10. Naruto Shippuuden (ABS-CBN) 11.6%

Primetime:

1. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 31.6%
2. Zorro (GMA-7) - 30.1%
3. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 29.8%
4. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 29.2%
5. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 28.3%
6. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 27.6%
7. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 24.7%
8. All My Life (GMA-7) - 23.5%
9. Adik Sa ‘Yo (GMA-7) - 22.9%
10. The Wedding (ABS-CBN) - 20.3%

July 1, Wednesday

Daytime:

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.4%
2. Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) - 22.2%
3. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 19.7%
4. Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 18.9%
5. Daisy Siete: Kambalilong (GMA-7) - 16.5%
6. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 15.5%
7. Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 15.1%
8. Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers (ABS-CBN) - 11.6%
9. One Piece (GMA-7) - 11.4%
10. Lalola (GMA-7) - 11.2%

Primetime:

1. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 28.9%
2. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 28.1%
3. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 27.2%
4. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 26.8%
5. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 26.1%
6. Zorro (GMA-7) - 25.8%
7. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 24.1%
8. All My Life (GMA-7) - 22.4%
9. Adik Sa ‘Yo (GMA-7) - 22.1%
10. The Wedding (ABS-CBN) - 20.2%

July 2, Thursday

Daytime:

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 25.4%
2. Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) - 23.2%
3. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 19.9%
4. Daisy Siete: Kambalilong (GMA-7) - 18.7%
5. Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 17.3%
6. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.1%
7. Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 15.8%
8. Chil Princesses (GMA-7) - 14.5%
9. Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers (ABS-CBN) - 11.2%
10. Naruto Shippuuden (ABS-CBN) - 10.7%

Primetime:

1. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 33%
2. Zorro (GMA-7) - 32.4%
3. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 32.3%
4. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 31%
5. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 30.2%
6. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 29.4%
7. Adik Sa ‘Yo (GMA-7) - 23.3%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 23%
9. All My Life (GMA-7) - 19.9%
10. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 19.6%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines via PEP and Starmometer.com

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Saturday, July 04, 2009

Regine Velasquez opens Viva concert series at Skydome

It’s definite: Ogie Alcasid will be one of the groomsmen at the wedding of his ex-wife Michelle van Eimeren to her Australian fiancé Mark Morrow sometime in November later this year. The ex-couple’s daughter Leila and Sarah will surely be the flower girls. Yes, Ogie’s beloved Regine Velasquez is also attending the wedding where she will sing a song (not sure yet what) during the ceremony which is expected to be emotional. Michelle, who has two daughters by Ogie, Leila and Sarah, is a cry baby.

But before that wedding in Australia, what Regine (who is mum on when and where she and Ogie will have their own) is preparing for is the opening of the Viva Concerts & Events series with Most Requested as the kick-off show, a two-night event slated at the Skydome in SM North EDSA for Aug. 1 and 8.

The series marks Regine’s return to the Viva fold. Vic del Rosario, chief executive officer of Viva Communications, Inc., is elated over the fact that Regine is headlining a Viva event.

“Regine is a Viva star,” Boss Vic told Funfare. “She started her recording career with us right after she won Hamon sa Kampeon in the ’80s. It was also at Viva where she made her successful movies. We are very happy that she is getting the series off to a big start.”

It must be recalled that Regine starred in such Viva blockbusters as Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw, Wanted Perfect Mother and Hanggang Ngayon. She hosted the talent search Star For A Night for Viva TV; and also had hits like On The Wings Of Love, I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing, Ikaw, You Are My Song and many others for Viva Records. These hits and her recent recordings will make up her repertoire for the Skydome shows, drawn up based on the requests she constantly receives from fans during her live performances.

The show will also feature upcoming artist Eva Cariño who was discovered by Regine a few months ago. The two were constant rivals when they were kids trying to make it via amateur contests.

“At that time,” Regine was quoted as saying, “I won over Eva only once.” Which means that the Skydome audience will witness a “rematch” between the two birit queens.

The Skydome at SM North EDSA is the newest happening place for concerts in Metro Manila. Most Requested will be followed by Back2Back featuring True Faith and South Border on July 31 and Aug. 7 along with Basil Valdez, Joey Albert, the ‘70s Superband, Rachelle Ann Go, Jed Madela and others.

(Note: Tickets to Most Requested are available at all SM Ticketnet outlets, priced at P2,625 for gold seats and P1,260 for silver. Call 911-5555 or VCEI at 687-6181 locals 627 and 620 for inquiries.)

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Aldred Gatchalian denies Kris Bernal

Maganda ang role ni Aldred Gatchalian sa Bente, ang last sa six movies ng Sine Direk Series, dahil nagsimula at nagtapos ang pelikula sa kanya.

Isa rin siya sa cast na nagpakita ng husay sa acting, kaya tuwang-tuwa ito na pati siya ay kinongratulayt ng press after the premiere.

Alam ni Aldred na hindi siya, kundi si Marky Cielo, ang dapat gumanap sa kanyang role kung ’di lang ito pumanaw.

Nag-audition siya at nakapasa at hindi na-disappoint si Direk Mel Chionglo sa kanya dahil hindi siya nagpahuli sa aktingan kina Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Snooky Serna, Iza Calzado, Glaiza de Castro, Mikee Lee, Ryan Eigenmann at Richard Gomez.

Graded A ng CEB ang movie na showing sa July 8.

Samantala, nang makausap si Aldred, inusisa namin ito sa tsikang secret girlfriend niya si Kris Bernal at nakita silang magkasamang nanood ng concert nina Rihanna at Chris Brown.

“Hindi po totoong GF ko siya, actually, ang sister niya ang friend ko at first time naming nag-meet sa concert ni Rihanna. Nakakatuwa naman ang tsismis,” sabi ni Aldred.

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Iwa Moto, happy to be No. 5 in FHM's list

IWA Moto says she didn't expect to be No. 5 in FHM's list. "Nagulat ako pero siyempre, thankful ako sa lahat ng bumoto para sa'kin," she gushes. "At least, napansin pala nila ang ginawa kong pagre-reduce the last few months. The figure I have now, pinaghirapan ko talaga ‘yan."

She's also jubilant that she was selected to play the top villain role of Valentina in Marian Rivera's version of "Darna". "Alam kong maraming naghahangad sa role na ito and I'm so happy na ako ang napili. Thanks to GMA management."

Also in the cast of the new "Darna" is Nadine Samonte as Impaktita. Working with her is ex-friend Isabel Oli, who's reportedly sore at her for squealing to the press that a cager being linked to her followed them when they had a vacation in Boracay. Paolo Contis is also in the cast and this is the first time Isabel will be working with her ex-boyfriend who has since replaced her with EB Babe Lian Paz.

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Friday, July 03, 2009

Carla Abellana Flattered sa pagkukumpara kay Marian

Walang hindi magsasabi na na kay Carla Abellana ang lahat ng qualities para maging isang sikat na artista. Maganda, may appeal, may talento, edukada, at ayon kay direk Maryo J. delos Reyes na siyang nagdidirek ng kanyang unang serye sa GMA 7 na Rosalinda ay “nakakapag-deliver.”

Dagdag pa ng direktor na lahat ng ipagawa niya ay nagagawa ng baguhang aktres. “Kapag nagtagal-tagal pa siyang artista ay gagaling pa siya. Nasa molde na siya ng isang aktres,” sabi ni direk.

Pero ang pamilya ni Carla, kasama na ang kanyang amang si Rey “PJ” Abellana na hanggang ngayon ay aktibo pa ring aktor ay nagtataka kung bakit siya napasok bilang artista. Never nilang kinonsider ang showbiz.

“Sinasamantala ko lamang ang isang napaka-gandang pagkakataon. Napakalaki namang blessing ito ni Lord na hindi ko maaaring pakawalan,” sabi ni Carla na kaga-graduate lamang sa kolehiyo nung Marso at madaling nakakita ng trabaho, pero pinag-resign ng GMA 7 nang makita at magpasyang i-build up siyang artista.

Handa na ba siyang tanggapin maging ang pagsasabong sa kanila ni Marian Rivera na siyang nangyayari na ngayon?

“Flattered ako na makumpara sa kanya, nakata­taba ng puso dahil nakapag-set na siya ng kanyang standard. Ang ginagawa ko na lang ay enjoy-in ang trabaho ko. Nag-workshop na ako kay direk Joel Lamangan at nag-workshop na rin ako kasama ang cast.

“Enjoy ako na maging si Rosalinda. Marami kaming similarities. Pareho kaming simple at sobrang magmahal sa pamilya,” sabi ni Carla.

Gumaganap bilang kapareha ni Carla si Geoff Eigenmann bilang Fernando Jose Altamirano. Bukod sa talentong minana niya sa kanyang mga popular na magulang, paiibigin ni Geoff ang mga manonood ng TV sa kanyang kagwapuhan.

Bumabalik naman sa pag-arte si Katrina Halili bilang Fedra, kontrabida ni Rosalinda. Kasama rin sina Roderick Paulate, sa kanyang kauna-unahang teleserye sa GMA 7, Sheryl Cruz, Ariel Rivera, Gary Estrada, Glydel Mercado, Jessa Zaragoza, Yul Servo, Sherilyn Reyes, Ryza Cenon, Mike Tan, Mart Escudero, Sheena Halili, Marco Alcaraz, Marky Lopez, Carlene Aguilar, Ayen Munji-Laurel, Gian Magdangal at Krystal Reyes.

Dalawang direktor, sina Maryo J. at Gil Tejada, Jr. ang magtutulong para mapaganda ang love story ng isang simpleng florist at isang napakagwapo at mayamang abogado na kinababaliwan ng mga babae.

Palabas na ang Rosalinda sa Lunes, July 6 sa GMA Telebabad.

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ABS-CBN sinubpoena dahil kay Irene Kho

Hiniling ng mga abogado ng aktres na si Katrina Halili sa Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office na pa­dalhan ng subpoena ang ABS-CBN kaugnay ng interview nito kay Irene Kho.

Sinabi ng abogado ni Katrina na si Atty. Mamyr Tan na kailangang makakuha ng kopya ng video footage ng interview ng ABS-CBN kay Irene ang tanggapan ni Assistant City Prosecutor Rafael Villordon.

Sinabi ni Tan na ang naturang footage ay isang ebidensiya sa kasong libelo na isinampa ni Katrina laban kay Mrs. Kho.

Sinasabi ni Mrs. Kho sa naturang interview noong Mayo na tinuruan umano ni Katrina na gumamit ng bawal na gamot ang anak niyang si Dr. Hyden Kho noong magkarelasyon pa ang mga ito.

Nabigo muli si Mrs. Kho na humarap sa pagdinig kahapon ng prosecutor’s office bagaman ang abogado lang niya na si Atty. Paulo Patajo ang dumating.

Nabigo muli si Mrs. Kho na magbigay ng counter-affidavit pero binigyan uli siya ng prosecutor ng palugit.

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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Lamang ng GMA Network sa TV viewership sa MegaManila at Urban Luzon lalong lumaki

PATULOY ang paglaki ng kalamangan sa TV viewership ng GMA Network sa Mega-Manila at Urban Luzon kumpara sa pinakamahigpit nitong karibal, ayon sa pinakabagong datos na inilabas ng AGB Nielsen Philippines.

Mula June 1 hanggang 21 {June 14-21, base sa overnight ra-tings), nagtala ang GMA Network ng 40.6 percent average total day audience share sa Mega-Manila, mataas ng 10.7 percentage points kumpara sa 29.9 percent na itinala ng ABS-CBN.

Nitong Mayo, 9.2 percentage points ang lamang ng GMA Network sa ABS-CBN sa audience share. Dalawampu’t dala-wang (22) programa ng Kapuso ang pumuwesto sa top 30 programs list sa Mega-Manila kung saan bumandera sa top-four slots ang mga sumusu-nod: Zorro, 24 Oras, Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho, at Totoy Bato. Pasok din sa top 10 list ang All About Eve, Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? at Pa-ano ba ang Mangarap?.

Sa Urban Luzon, na siyang bumubuo ng 77 percent ng total TV household population sa buong bansa, patuloy na namamayagpag ang GMA7 matapos magtala ng 39.1 percent average total day audience share mula June 1 to 13, angat ng 4.8 percentage points laban sa kumpetisyon.

Noong Mayo, lumamang ang GMA Network sa ABS-CBN sa Urban Luzon ng 2 percentage points.Dalawampung (20) Kapuso programs ang pasok sa listahan ng Top 30 kung saan kabilang ang Zorro, Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho, 24 Oras, Totoy Bato at Dapat ka bang Mahalin? sa top 10.

Ang AGB Nielsen Philippines ang supplier ng TV ratings data sa da-lawampu’t apat (24) na kumpanya sa Pilipinas, kasama ang GMA Network at isa pang TV channel (hindi ABS-CBN). Ka-bilang ang nangungu-nang media agencies at anim (6) pang regional clients sa nagsu-subs-cribe sa AGB Nielsen.

Sa kabilang banda, ang kalaban nitong TNS ay hindi nakapaglabas ng talaan ng kanilang mga kliyente sa idinaos nilang industry presentation noong nakaraang Mayo 29.

Ang AGB Nielsen Philippines ay may kabuuang 1,650 home panels sa Total Urban Philippines. Ito rin ang unang nakapagpalabas ng opis-yal na datos ng National Urban TV Audience Measurement (NUTAM) no-ong Jan. 2007.

Ang TNS ay mayro-ong 1,250 home panels la-mang at nagsimulang magpalabas ng official na-tional data nito lang Peb-rero ng kasalukuyang taon. Sa katunayan, ang AGB Nielsen ay nagpapadala ng Mega-Manila TV Ratings data simula Jan. 2001, samantalang ang TNS ay nagsimula nitong September 2007.

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Wednesday, July 01, 2009

'Hindi pa ako patay' - Katrina Halili

Hindi minasama ni Katrina Halili ang pasya ni Maricar Reyes na manahimik na lamang at hindi lumantad sa kasagsagan ng sex video scandal. Masaya siya ngayong marami itong pinagka­kaabalahan dahil katulad niya, hindi ito pinababayaan ng kanyang network. Sa pamamagitan nito, madali raw silang makaka-move on.

Hangad din niya na totoong nagbago na si Hayden Kho pero, hindi siya makikipagtrabahong muli rito.

Tinatawanan lamang niya ‘yung mga text messages na kumakalat ngayon at nagsasabing nagtangka na naman itong magpakamatay at nagtagumpay sa ginawa niya dahil patay na ito.

“Ako rin naman pinatay sa text messages, dalawang linggo rin walang tigil ang ganitong text messages tungkol sa akin. Pero eto at buhay pa ako. Wala lang sigurong magawa ‘yung nagsimula nun,” sabi pa ng aktres na muling binabalikan ang role ng isang kontrabida sa Rosalinda ng GMA.

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Hayden Kho may pasasabugin kay Cheche

Sa unang pagkakataon, ilalantad ng kontrobersiyal na doctor na si Hayden Kho ang kanyang personal na buhay at damdamin sa telebisyon.

Ngayong Miyerkules (July 1), sisilipin ng beteranong mamamahayag na si Cheche Lazaro ang kalooban ng doktor sa isang mainit na talakayan sa Probe Profiles.

Asahan ang matatapang na tanong ni Cheche tungkol sa mga iskandalo, relasyon, at mga lihim na magpapakita ng tunay niyang pagkatao. Kilalanin si Hayden mula sa mata ng kanyang doktor at mga kaibigan mula sa kabataan niya.

Huwag palampasin ang lingguhang pag-iimbestiga ni Cheche Lazaro sa mga pinag-uusapang personalidad sa bansa sa Probe Profiles tuwing Miyerkules pagkatapos ng Bandila sa ABS-CBN.

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TV Ratings

TOP 10 DAYTIME AND PRIMETIME PROGRAMS IN MEGA MANILA
(June 26 to 29, 2009; AGB Nielsen)

June 26, Friday

Daytime:

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 25.6%
2. Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) - 21.5%
3. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 19.8%
4. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 19%
5. Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 17.8%
6. Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) - 12.6%
7. Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 12.5%
8. One Piece (GMA-7) - 11.8%
9. Chil Princesses (GMA-7) - 11.1%
10. Lalola (GMA-7) - 9.7%

Primetime:

1. Zorro (GMA-7) - 31.7%
2. 24 Oras (GMA-7) / Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 28.8%
3. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 28.4%
4. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 26.9%
5. Only You (ABS-CBN) / Adik Sa ‘Yo (GMA-7) - 26.2%
6. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 22.2%
7. Cruel Love (GMA-7) - 20%
8. Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 17.2%
9. Pinoy Bingo Night (ABS-CBN) / Bubble Gang (GMA-7) - 16.8%
10. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 16%

June 27, Saturday

Daytime:

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 29.6%
2. Joey’s Quirky World (GMA-7) - 18.9%
3. Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) - 15.9%
4. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 15.8%
5. Startalk (GMA-7) - 15.6%
6. Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) - 13.6%
7. Maynila (GMA-7) - 12.3%
8. Spongebob Squarepants
(TV5) - 10.3%
9. Happy Land (GMA-7) - 9.6%
10. Bakugan Battle Brawlers (GMA-7) - 9.1%

Primetime:

1. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) - 32.1%
2. Imbestigador (GMA-7) - 28.6%
3. Bitoy’s Funniest Videos
(GMA-7) - 25%
4. Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) - 20%
5. The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 19.1%
6. Midnight DJ (TV5) - 18.6%
7. Are You The Next Big Star? (GMA-7) - 17.2%
8. XXX (ABS-CBN) - 16.7%
9. Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) - 15.2%
10. Pinoy Records (GMA-7) - 14.3%

June 28, Sunday

Daytime:

1. SOP (GMA-7) - 17%
2. ASAP ‘09 (ABS-CBN) - 13.7%
3. Joey’s Quirky World (GMA-7) - 13.3%
4. Spongebob Squarepants (TV5) - 11.9%
5. Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) - 11.8%
6. Jollitown (GMA-7)- 11.7%
7. Showbiz Central (GMA-7) - 11.6%
8. Your Song Presents Boystown (ABS-CBN) - 11%
9. Dear Friend: Bakasyunista (GMA-7) - 10.8%
10. The Buzz (ABS-CBN) - 9.7%

Primetime:

1. Mel & Joey (GMA-7) - 24.7%
2. All Star K (GMA-7) - 23.1%
3. Kap’s Amazing Stories (GMA-7) - 21.9%
4. Power of 10 (GMA-7) - 20%
5. Rated K (ABS-CBN) - 19.1%
6. Ful Haus (GMA-7) - 17.3%
7. Sharon (ABS-CBN) - 16.1%
8. The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 14.9%
9. George and Cecil (ABS-CBN) - 13.8%
10. One Glamorous Night (GMA-7) - 12.1%

June 29, Monday

Daytime:

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 27.4%
2. Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat Sa Akin (GMA-7) - 22.9%
3. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 22.3%
4. Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 20.1%
5. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 18.3%
6. Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 16.5%
7. Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 15.3%
8. Mr. Bean (ABS-CBN) - 12.5%
9. Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) - 12.4%
10. One Piece (GMA-7) - 11.6%

Primetime:

1. Zorro (GMA-7) - 34.6%
2. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 32.8%
3. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 32.6%
4. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 30.8%
5. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 29.9%
6. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 29.5%
7. Adik Sa ‘Yo (GMA-7) - 24.8%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 23.9%
9. All My Life (GMA-7) - 23.6%
10. The Wedding (ABS-CBN) - 21.1%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines via PEP

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