Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" 10 Best Remakes

As a tribute to the late Michael Jackson and one of the greatest videos of all time, we're bringing you the ten best 'Thriller' remakes.

10. The Bollywood Edition

9. The Penn State Nittany Lion

8. '13 Going on 30' Movie

7. The Wedding Dance

6. Downunder

5. The Prisoners from Cebu, Philippines

4. Naomi Campbell's Super Bowl Commercial

3. Lego 'Thriller'

2. The French Community College

1. One man, all a cappella

Fran�ois Macr� - Thriller (reprise A'cappella 64 pistes)

But, nothing surpasses the original. Watch it HERE.

Source: popeater

FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World- Results

She was in 82nd place on 2004, 92nd in 2005, 46th in 2006, 15th place in 2007, 8th in 2008...and this year, Cristine Reyes was hailed the Sexiest Women of FHM Philippines' 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.

Cristine has dethroned Marian Rivera who place 2nd this year.

Cristine also bested other heavy contenders and former FHM Sexiest' winners Angel Locsin (this years #3) and Katrina Halili (this year's #4).

Rounding up the Top 10 are Iwa Moto , Ehra Madrigal , Anne Curtis , Angelica Panganiban, Pauleen Luna and Valerie 'Bangs' Garcia.

Here are this year's Top 10 of FHM Philippines 100 Sexiest Women in the World (with their earned points):

1. Cristine Reyes - 382,819 votes
2. Marian Rivera - 282,300 votes
3. Angel Locsin - 266,233 votes
4. Katrina Halili - 238,558 votes
5. Iwa Moto - 220,945 votes

6. Ehra Madrigal - 213,287 votes
7. Anne Curtis - 207,825 votes
8. Angelica Panganiban - 198,236 votes
9. Pauleen Luna - 193,917 votes
10. Valerie 'Bangs' Garcia - 179,198 votes

To see the complete list, grab now a copy of FHM Philippines July 2009 issue with Aubrey Miles on the cover.

Maricel Soriano Named Preview Magazine's Best Dressed for 2009

The Diamond Star Maricel Soriano made it to this year�s list of Preview Magazine�s Best Dressed Women.

Maricel Soriano could not believe that she�s one of Preview�s Best Dressed Women for 2009. She said she�s skeptical at first and thought that it might be a joke. After finding herself in a pictorial together with the other best dressed women, Maricel expressed her joy in working with the girls.

"My golly, ang sarap to work with them because they are all bubbly and they really made me feel special." Maricel said in an interview.

Other women who made it in Preview Magazine�s 2009 Best Dressed List include Alex Suarez, fashion model Bea Soriano, real estate heiress Divine Lee, Thai model and veejay Paula Taylor, Kai Lim, and choreographer Georcell Dapat.

Last year�s best dressed women were Angel Aquino, Tweetie de Leon-Gonzalez, Isabelle Daza, Katrina Lobregat, Ria Bolivar, Solenn Heuseff, Mai Kauffman, Crystal Osamis, Joyce Ore�a and Anna Angara.

Philippine Magazines July 2009 Cover Girls

Maricel Soriano - Preview Magazine July 2009 Issue

Ruffa Gutierrez - Metro Magazine July 2009 Issue

Jackie Rice - Maxim Philippines July 2009 Issue

Jinky Pacquiao - Good Housekeeping July 2009 Issue

Maja Salvador - MEG Magazine July 2009 Issue

Iza Calzado - Womens Health Philippines July 2009 Issue

Aubrey Miles - FHM Philippines July 2009 Issue

Katrina Halili - Cosmopolitan Philippines July 2009 Issue (not the actual photo)

Tweetie de Leon, Carmina Villaroel & Megan Young - MEGA Magazine July 2009 Issue

Maricar Reyes Leads the Cast of "Your Song Presents: Gaano Kita Kamahal?"

Controversial actress Maricar Reyes, whose claim to fame is because of the infamous sex video with Hayden Kho, is going to star in the July episode of Your Song Presents entitled "Gaano Kita Kamahal?"

After weeks of silence because of the sex video leak, Maricar Reyes surprised the televiewers when she appeared on ASAP last June 21. She later played a guest role in the top-rating teleserye "May Bukas Pa" as a taong grasa. Now, Maricar Reyes is going to star in the July episode of Your Song Presents.

In Gaano Kita Kamahal, Maricar will play the role of a piano teacher who loves with all her heart but failed in the process. Joining her in the cast are Jodi Sta. Maria, Sid Lucero, Boom Labrusca, Bettina Carlos and Quintin Alianza.

Indeed, the sex video scandal opened new doors for Maricar and it became a blessing in disguise with regards to her career, the latest of which is a starring role in "Gaano Kita Kamahal?" And according to reports, the highly coveted role of "Maria Mercedes" is also being offered to her.

Looks like Maricar is the next big star of ABS-CBN.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Bea Alonzo To Star in the Remake of Vilma Santos Classic Film "Tagos ng Dugo"

Bea Alonzo will soon face the biggest challenge as far as her acting ability is concern.

In German Moreno's "That's Entertainment" column in Pilipino Star Ngayon, Kuya Germs announces that Bea Alonzo will do a remake of Maryo J. Delos Reyes' 1987 hit film "Tagos ng Dugo".

Starred by Star for All Season Vilma Santos, Tagos ng Dugo is a tragic drama where Vilma takes revenge on all the men who hurt her. The film gave Vilma her 1987 FAMAS, Catholic Mass Media Awards, Movie Magazine Awards and Cinemascoop Awards Best Actress trophies.

See Vilma Santos' award winning scene in "Tagos ng Dugo" below:

The role will require Bea to exert not just her best in acting (as seen in the above clip) but also to show some flesh and do some sexy scenes (as shown in this LINK).

Will Bea good enough to portray such demanding role? Let's wait and see...

TIME Magazine Releases Michael Jackson Special Commemorative Edition

Time Magazine is about to release a $5.99 Special Commemorative Edition in honor of the late great Michael Jackson.

This issue will feature the life of Michael Jackson, his accomplishments and interviews from the King of Pop's closest friends in the business like Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Nancy Reagan, Lenny Kravitz, Jesse Jackson, Tommy Mottola, Berry Gordy, Spike Lee, Sheryl Crow, Anjelica Huston, Clive Davis, Al Sharpton, Deepak Chopra, Kobe Bryant, Lance Bass, Oscar De La Hoya, Savion Glover, A.R. Rahman, Peter Gabriel, John Mayer and more.

The TIME Magazine�s Michael Jackson Special Commemorative Edition will hit newsstands on Monday, June 29.

Disney�s "Princess Protection Program" Successfully Premiered in the US

Disney Channel's original made-for-television movie titled "Princess Protection Program", starring Demi Lovato (Camp Rock) and Selena Gomez (Another Cinderella Story) had a successful premiere in the US last Friday, June 26, 2009.

Princess Protection Program registered an estimated 8.5 million total viewers, the 3rd highest premiere by an original movie made by Disney Channel after High School Musical 2 in 2007 (with 17.2 million viewers) and Camp Rock in 2008 (with 8.9 million viewers).

Synopsis: When Princess Rosalinda (Lovato) is about to become queen of her country of Costa Luna, the country is invaded by an evil dictator. She is put into the Princess Protection Program, a secret organization funded by royal families that looks after endangered princesses. Rosalinda is taken under the wing of Mason (Verica), an agent in the PPP from rural Louisiana. While there, she meets his daughter, Carter (Gomez), an insecure tomboy who works at the local bait shop. Carter dreams of going to the school dance with her crush, Donny, (Adamson), the school hottie. In becoming a normal teenager, Rosalinda takes up the name Rosie and soon becomes popular at school; which Carter must learn to handle. Although through the ups and downs, the two form a tight bond and become close friends, with Carter teaching Rosie to become a normal American girl, and Rosie helping Carter to find her inner princess. At the end, Carter realizes what a jerk Donny is and goes to the dance with Ed (Braun), who is her best friend and he has a crush on her for a long time. Rosie becomes Queen of Costa Luna in the end and Carter and Ed cheer ,�Long Live Queen Rosie!� and Rosie walks down the aisle with Carter proud and smiling.

Watch "Princess Protection Program" trailer below:

Also starring in Princess Protection Program are Tom Verica as Joe Mason, Sully Diaz as Sophia, Johnny Ray Rodriguez as General Magnus Kane, Jamie Chung as Chelsea Barnes, Nicholas Braun as Ed, Robert Adamson as Donny, Samantha Droke as Brooke, Kevin G. Schmidt as Bull, Molly Hagan as The Director, Dale Dickey as Helen, Ricardo Alvarez as Elegante and Brian Tester as Principal Burkle.

After US, it will next premiere in the Netherlands on July 18 and in Brazil on July 26.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Manny Pacquiao Stars in a Comedy Action Movie "Wapakman" Opposite Nicole Scherzinger and Batista

Philippine boxing hero Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao and Filipino-American wresting champion Batista will face off, not in a boxing or wresting arena, but in a comedy action movie "Wapakman".

Pacman is scheduled to begin shooting the comedy movie with Batista, and another internationally renowed Filipino-American hitmaker Nicole Scherzinger of Pussycat Dolls.

Batista will play the role of Pacman's mortal enemy. Scherzinger, on the other hand, will be Pacman's leading lady in the movie.

According to Pacman, his character in the movie has a superpower, similar to the characters in the hit comedy movie "Kung Fu Hustle".

He said, "May superpower ako, tapos may mga anak ako. Marami akong anak in that movie."

About working with Scherzinger, he said "Masaya at karangalan kong makasama ang isang Fil-am na sikat din."

Watch "Wapakman" teaser trailer below:

Friday, June 26, 2009

Megan Fox is The Dumbest Celebrity Ever

World's sexiest Megan Fox was named 'The Dumbest Celebrity Ever' by a British tabloid, just hours after being voted as 'World�s Sexiest Woman' by FHM Magazine.

Megan drew flak for her call to legalize cannabis and her obsession with her looks.

"The American has amazed fans with her ignorance as she travels the world promoting her movies with red-carpet comments and magazine interviews," wrote Daily Mail in a report counting down the 23-year-old's gaffes.

During a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Fox had questioned her own mental health saying, "I think that I�m so psychotic and so mentally ill that if I could tap into that I could do something really interesting."

The stunner had also recently criticized fellow actress Scarlett Johannson for her intellectual attempts.

"I don�t want to have to be like a Scarlett Johansson, I don�t want to have to go on talk shows and pull out every single SAT word I�ve ever learned to prove like, 'Take me seriously, I am intelligent, I can speak'." Megan had said.

Lady Gaga Live in Manila

Pop Culture Queen Lady GaGa is going to perform live in Manila.

According to reports, "The Gaga" will stage her first major Manila concert on August 11 at Araneta Coliseum.

Before she performed at MuchMusic Video Awards 2009 on June 21, Lady Gaga staged her first Asian concert tour in Korea and Japan.

"The Gaga" is known for her hit songs like Just Dance, Poker Face, Love Game, Paparazzi, and more.

ABS-CBN's "Lobo" Named Best Telenovela in the 30th BANFF World Television Festival

ABS-CBN fantaserye "Lobo" starring Angel Locsin and Piolo Pascual was named Best Telenovela in the 30th BANFF World Television Festival which was held in Toronto, Canada.

Here are the full list of winners in the 2009 Banff World TELEVISION FESTIVAL CATEGORY:

Animation Programs � In partnership with Starz Animation Toronto
I Met The Walrus
Entrant: Bravo!
Country: Canada

Arts & Performing Arts Documentaries - In partnership with The Banff Centre
The Curse of the Mona Lisa
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Children�s Programs
Habib: The meaning of life/The ghost in the basement
Entrant: SVT- Sveriges Television
Country: Sweden

Comedy Programs � In partnership with William F. White International
Beautiful People
Entrant: BBC
Country: UK

Continuing Series & Serial Programs - In partnership with the Shaftesbury
Lost: The Constant
Entrant: ABC Studios
Country: USA

Environmental Programs � In partnership with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
Frontline: Heat
Entrant: PBS International
Country: USA

History & Biography Programs - In partnership with Rogers Communications Inc.
Paris 1919
Entrant: National Film Board of Canada
Country: Canada

Investigative & Current Affairs Programs � In partnership with Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.
Oil for Fraud
Entrant: Maha Productions
Country: France

Lifestyle & Information Programs � In partnership with INSINC
Family Restaurant: The Quons (Be Bold)
Entrant: Anaid Productions Inc.
For: Food Network Canada
Country: Canada

Made for TV Movies - In partnership with Sony of Canada Ltd.
Skirt Day
Entrant: ARTE France
Country: France

Mini-Series - In partnership with Deluxe Vancouver | Toronto
John Adams
Entrant: Home Box Office (HBO)
Country: USA

Music or Variety Programs � In partnership with Shure Incorporated
Peter Kay�s Britain�s Got the Pop Factor
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Political Documentaries � In partnership with DGC - BC
Dispatches � Warlords Next Door?
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Popular Science & Technology Programs - In Partnership with SAIT Polytechnic
Inuit Odyssey
Entrant: Clearwater Media
For: CBC Television and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Country: Canada

Reality Format Programs - In partnership with CBC/Radio-Canada
Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts
Entrant: BBC
Country: UK

Social & Humanitarian Programs - In partnership with Searchlight Recruitment Inc.
The Qur�an
Entrant: Juniper Communications Ltd.
For: Channel 4
Country: UK

Sports Documentaries � In partnership with PBS International
Thriller in Manila
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK

Sports Entertainment Programs
CBC�s Hockey Day in Canada
Entrant: CBC Television
Country: Canada

Telenovela Programs � In partnership with Quebec Film & Television Council

The Wolf (Lobo)
Entrant: ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
Country: Philippines

Wildlife & Natural History Programs - In partnership with PBS International
Titus: The Gorilla King
Entrant: Tigress Productions
For: BBC and WNET
Country: UK

Youth Programs
Entrant: Channel 4
Country: UK


Immersive Entertainment - In partnership with TELUS

BITWORLD - Rescue Toya!
Entrant: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)
Country: Japan

Original Online Programs - In partnership with Government of Alberta & Alberta Film
Gaza-Sderot: life in spite of everything
Entrant: Bo Travail in association with Alma Films, Trabelsi Productions, Ramattan Studio,
Country: France

Michael Jackson Dies of Cardiac Arrest

King of Pop Michael Jackson died Thursday afternoon after suffering from cardiac arrest.

Michael Jackson was found to be not breathing after fire fighters responded to a 911 call. The singer was transferred to UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and later pronounced dead due to cardiac arrest.

His brother Jermaine Jackson confirmed Jackson�s death from suspected cardiac arrest at a press conference Thursday evening.

His remains now lies at L.A. County Coroner's Office for autopsy.

His sudden death stunned the industry and millions of fans around the world.

Michael Jackson was 50 years old.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

"Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla Sr." Soon on ABS-CBN

For two years, ABS-CBN has been negotiating with the Revilla clan to buy the rights to remake four epic "Agimat" movies�namely Hulihin si Tiagong Akyat (1973), Tonyong Bayawak (1979), Ang Mahiwagang Daigdig ni Elyas Paniki (1989), and Pepeng Agimat (1973).

This 2009, the project will finally be shown in television as the Kapamilya Network's upcoming primetime show called Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla Sr.

ABS-CBN's Creative Unit Head Rondel Lindayag said that adapting the movies of the senior Revilla for the small screen is an honor for the network. It also serves as their tribute to the legendary action star who contributed a lot to the Philippine cinema.

The series will have Ramon Revilla Sr.'s grandson, Jolo Revilla, playing the title role in Pepeng Agimat. This makes him the third generation of the Revillas to play this magical character.

Viewers will also see Gerald Anderson as Tiagong Akyat, Jake Cuenca as Elyas Paniki, and Coco Martin as Tonyong Bayawak.

In preparation for their role, the three young male stars will soon visit Ramon Revilla Sr. to talk to him personally about the project.

Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla Sr. will priemere soon on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Perez Hilton Punching Incident with Black Eyed Peas

Famous celebrity blogger Perez Hilton was reportedly had a heated argument with Fergie and of Black Eyed Famous which eventually turned into a worst-punching incident with the group's tour manager Liborio "Polo" Molina outside a bar in Toronto, Canada.

The incident happened on early Monday of June 22 at Cobra Toronto Night Club during the after-party of the MuchMusic Video Awards 2009.

After the much publicized incident, immediately issued an official statement condemning violence and insinuating the right for respect. Read below:

I will not continue to comment specifically on the incident that happened in Toronto last weekend� But I would hate for my silence to be misconstrued� I do not condone harassment or violence of any kind�

No one deserves physical abuse�
And no one deserves verbal abuse�
No one deserves that�

Everyone needs to be respected�
And no ones name should be slandered in the name of hate and disrespect�
And fyi��not every black man is a thug��

As far as character allegations made against myself,
The members of the Black Eyed Peas,
And members of our management�
I believe that the truth will speak for itself once the details of the events are fully presented.

Hateful slurs�
Racial or gay should not be used as verbal weapons to provoke violence�

Let us all learn from the events that happened in Toronto�
That situation has already taken valuable time, energy,
And attention away from more important,
And in some cases, devastating issues happening in our world.
Thank you�

And Perez Hilton has this video below to clear his name on the incident and to shed light on what really happened during that night:

And others have spoken too:

Rashad Robinson, Senior Director of Media Programs at GLAAD (The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) : "These are vulgar anti-gay slurs that feed a climate of hatred and intolerance toward our community. For someone in our own community to use it to attack another person by saying that it is, quote, �The worst possible thing that thug would ever want to hear,� is incredibly dangerous. It legitimizes use of a slur that is often linked to violence against our community. And it sends a message that it is OK to attempt to dehumanize people by exploiting anti-gay attitudes. We have reached out to Hilton and asked him to apologize for promoting this anti-gay slur and we would ask media outlets to avoid repetition of the slur in their coverage of this story."

Pop culture chronicler Rich Juzwiak: "I just kind of want to throw up my hands (or in my hands) and call out this character, this persona, this online half-person for what it is: bad for the Internet, bad for gay people, bad for the world. I can�t help but feel like everything would be better off without him� I racked my brain and I�ve still come up with absolutely nothing positive or pro-social that he has brought to the world."

27-year-old American Idol champ Kelly Clarkson: "I gotta be honest with you, he�s gonna get a lot of flowers. I�m not talking about Perez, the manager. (laughs) I do not think violence is the answer but what did you expect? You can�t talk that much crap about people without being able to take something. I�m surprised it hasn�t happened already! (laughs) I hear that he�s mean to celebrities� kids. You�re hurtful to children, no one�s going to pity you. I don�t understand! I don�t think anyone should be punched but I see why someone would want to do it."

Fergie�s husband, Josh Duhamel: "When you get rich saying hateful things sometimes you ask for it. It�s an unfortunate incident and I hope it goes away."

The View host Whoopi Goldberg: "When you get clocked by the pen, it�s never fun, and some people, you don�t know how they�re going to respond to you, and you might just want to take that into consideration."

Photo credit: drinktheglitter

Leona Lewis and Scott Maslen are 2009 World�s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities

British pop star Leona Lewis, is again, voted as the Sexiest Celebrity Vegetarian in the World.

This is the second time that X-Factor winner Lewis has been voted Sexiest Vegetarian by PETA or People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Lewis has been a vegetarian since the age of 12. She inspires fans all around the world by her commitment to advocating a vegetarian lifestyle. And no wonder, after a month-long poll conducted by, the songstress bested other Hollywood stars like Carrie Underwood, Hayden Panettiere, Shania Twain and Alicia Sylverstone for the title.

Leona�s male counterpart, however, is 38-year-old British actor/model Scott Maslen. Scott is perhaps best known for his portrayal as DS Phil Hunter in ITV�s The Bill and now Jack Branning on the BBC�s flagship soap EastEnders.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Megan Fox Tops 2009 FHM Most Sexiest Women List

For two years in a row, Transformer babe Megan Fox proves to be irreplaceable as the most sexiest women when she again tops this year's Most Sexiest Women list of FHM (For Him Magazine).

Here are the rest of the Top 10 sexiest according to FHM:

2. Jessica Alba
3. Scarlett Johansson
4. Jessica Beil
5. Madeline Zima
6. Adriana Lima
7. Elisha Cutberth
8. Heidi Montag
9. Anne Hathaway
10. Katy Perry

John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo Crowned Box-Office King & Queen for 2008; 40th Box-Office Entertainment Awards List of Winners

Here is the complete list of 2008 Box-Office Entertainment Awards by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (GMMSFI)based on ticket sales of their movies, shows, and concerts:

Box Office King & Queen - John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo (A Very Special Love)

Film Actor of the Year - Christopher de Leon (Magkaibigan)
Film Actress of the Year - Sharon Cuneta (Caregiver)

Prince & Princess of Philippine Movies & TV - Richard Gutierrez & KC Concepcion (For The First Time)

Male Concert Performer of the Year - Gary Valenciano (Gary Live@25)
Female Concert Performer of the Year - Sarah Geronimo (The Next One)

Male Recording Artist of the Year - Martin Nievera (Milestone)
Female Recording Artist of the Year - Sarah Geronimo (The Next One)

Most Popular Recording Group - Spongecola

Most Popular Novelty Singer - Moymoy Palaboy

Most Popular Loveteam of Movies & TV - Gerald Anderson & Kim Chiu

Most Promising Male Star of Movies & TV - Aljur Abrenica
Most Promising Female Star of Movies & TV - KC Concepcion

New Male Recording Artist of the Year (Most Promising Singer) - Bugoy Drilon (Paano Na Kaya?)
New Female Recording Artist of the Year (Promising Singer) - KC Concepcion (A.K.A. Cassandra)

Most Promising Performing Group - You've Got Male (Gian Magdangal, Jan Nieto, Harry Santos, and Bryan Termulo)

Most Popular Dance Group - EB Babes of Eat Bulaga!

Most Popular Child Actor, Movies & TV - Robert "Buboy" Villar
Most Popular Child Actress, Movies & TV - Sharlene San Pedro

Most Popular Film Producer - Star Cinema

Most Popular Film Director - Cathy Garcia-Molina (A Very Special Love)

Most Popular Screenwriter - Raz Sobida dela Torre (A Very Special Love)

Most Popular Television Program - Dyesebel (GMA -7)

Most Popular TV Director - Bb. Joyce Bernal (Dyesebel)


Bert Marcelo Award (for Comedians) - Eugene Domingo

Comedy Box-Office King/s - Vic Sotto & Dolphy (Dobol Trobol)
Comedy Box-Office Queen - Ai-Ai delas Alas (Tanging Ina Nyong Lahat)

Valentine Box-Office King & Queen - Richard Gutierrez & Marian Rivera (My Best Friend's Girlfriend)

Outstanding Global Achievement by a Filipino Artist - Arnel Pineda & Charice Pempengco

Most Phenomenal Loveteam: Dingdong Dantes & Marian Rivera

Outstanding/Special Merit Award for Music (posthumous award) - Francis Magalona

The awards night was held last June 21, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of RCBC Plaza. And will be aired on Sunday night, June 28, at ABS-CBN.

Marian Rivera Covers YES! Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful Stars Issue

First, there was Judy Ann Santos. Then followed by KC Concepcion last year. This year, it is Marian Rivera's turn to cover YES! Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful Stars issue.

Yes! Magazine started to compile their own list of Philippine showbiz' "100 Beautiful Stars". And just like in their 2007 and 2008 edition, the list does not necessarily count to 100 stars as family, couple or a group will just count as one (1). The stars are also divided into various categories.

This year, the categories include Couples, Glam Dads, Passing the Torch, The Venerables, Faces to Watch, Primetime Ladies, Leading Men, Princesses of the Cinema, The New Prince, Not Your Average Girls, Boys Next Door, Hunks and Babes, Multi-Talented, Beautiful at Any Age, and The Adorables.

Missing this year�s list are Ruffa and Richard Gutierrez (according to Jo-Ann Maglipon, Yes! Editor-in-Chief, it has nothing to do with the pending case filed by Richard against her and PEP website). Gretchen Barretto was also not in the list.

Here is the partial list of stars in their proper categories:


Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo
Angel Locsin and Luis Manzano
Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsay


Jericho Rosales
Dennis Trillo
Mark Anthony Fernandez


Jean Garcia and Jennica Garcia


Eddie Garcia
Gloria Romero


Carla Abellana


Kim Chiu
Rhian Ramos
Bea Alonzo


Piolo Pascual
Dingdong Dantes
John Lloyd Cruz


Sarah Geronimo


Gerald Anderson


Shaina Magdayao
Maja Salvador
Kris Bernal


Geoff Eigenmann
Aljur Abrenica


Sam Milby
Anne Curtis
Jake Cuenca
Cristine Reyes
Diether Ocampo
Mariel Rodriguez


Gary Valenciano
Ogie Alcasid


Iza Calzado
Jolina Magdangal
Regine Velasquez
Sharon Cuneta
Maricel Soriano
Dawn Zulueta
Lorna Tolentino
Vilma Santos
Donita Rose
Iya Villania
Regine Velasquez


Zaijan Jaramilla

Friday, June 19, 2009

Fame (2009) - Movie Trailer

Fame is an upcoming 2009 musical film which is a remake of the Oscar winning classic 1980 hit film of the same title.

Fame follows a talented group of dancers, singers, actors, and artists over four years at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, a diverse, creative powerhouse where students from all walks of life are given a chance to live out their dreams and achieve real and lasting fame...the kind that comes only from talent, dedication, and hard work. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, plagued by self-doubt, each student's passion will be put to the test. In addition to their artistic goals, they have to deal with everything else that goes along with high school, a tumultuous time full of schoolwork, deep friendships, budding romance, and self-discovery. As each student strives for his or her moment in the spotlight, they'll discover who among them has the innate talent and necessary discipline to succeed. With the love and support of their friends and fellow artists, they'll find out who amongst them will achieve Fame...

Fame stars on-screen love interests Asher Book and Kay Panabaker. It also stars So You Think You Can Dance alum Kherington Payne, Naturi Naughton, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Paul Iacano, Paul McGill, Debbie Allen, Megan Mullally, Bebe Neuwirth, and Kelsey Grammer.

Fame is showing worldwide on September 25.

Watch the Fame trailer below:

Piolo Pascual Manila - Full Trailer

"Manila" is an independent movie starred and co-produced by heartthrob Piolo Pascual. It also stars Rosanna Roces, Jay Manalo, Alessandra de Rossi, Anita Linda, William Martinez, Angelica Panganiban, and Baron Geisler.

Manila will feature two-part stories of two different characters where each have their own role unique over the other but with a distinguishing mark where both characters are looking for a place to fit in the world they live in somewhere in Manila.

In the movie, Piolo plays two different characters in two different stories where one story will feature former sexy super star Rosanna Roces as Piolo Pascual�s mother.

Synopsis: William (Piolo Pascual), a drug addict, tries to reconnect his ties with people close to him. Slowly, as night falls, he learns that there is no one left to trust, not even his own self. Philip (Piolo Pascual), who works as a bodyguard for a mayor�s son, thinks his boss considers him family. After a shooting incident, he discovers his real worth to his boss. As he struggles to hide, he is slowly being consumed by the claws of darkness lurking the city.

Under the direction of Adolfo Alix Jr. & Raya Martin. The movie is currently being showcased in the 31st Moscow International Film Festival that runs from June 19 until June 28.

Watch "Manila" trailer below:

Anne Curtis and Chris Tiu are Metrowear Magazine's Style Icons

Kapamilya actress Anne Curtis and Kapuso hottie Chris Tiu were named Style Icons by Metrowear magazine.

Anne Curtis is starring in the upcoming new series on ABS-CBN called "The Wedding" opposite Derek Ramsay and Zanjoe Marudo.

Chris Tiu is currently hosting Pinoy Records and Ripley�s Believe It or Not on GMA-7.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Pokwang and Wowowee Executives Summoned by MTRCB

Pokwang and other Wowowee executives were summoned by MTRCB for violating the Philippine Flag law on the show's Independence day celebration. Pokwang wore a gloves with Philippine flag design as part of her costume while impersonating Mommy Dionisia (Manny Pacquiao�s mother). The incident immediately drew criticisms from many viewers, prompting Pokwang to publicly apologize on the same day.

In a letter dated June 15 and addressed to the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) head Ma. Consoliza Laguardia, Pokwang said it was not deliberate on her part to wear boxing gloves with Philippine flag as their design.

"Since I was told that similar merchandise containing the flag was being openly sold to the public in time for Independence Day, I had mistakenly believed that it was fitting to use the gloves for our June 12 episode," Pokwang explained in her letter.

"If there was anything improper in my having used the gloves, it was not deliberate on my part and I sincerely apologize for my error," she added.

Pokwang also promised not to commit the same mistake.

And in response to the invitation made by MTRCB, Pokwang, along with Wowowee�s executive producer Phoebe Anievas and Tonette, showed up at the MTRCB office to personally apologize to Laguardia. Tonette was the one who bought the gloves in Divisoria.

"Pumunta naman sila dito [MTRCB office] at ina-admit nila ang pagkakamali nila. So, I guess naging leksyon din yon sa kanila at hindi na nila �yon uulitin," Laguardia said.

Manny Pacquiao is the 6th Highest Paid Athlete in the World According to Forbes Magazine

After getting the "2008 Fighter of the Year" award from the Boxing Writers Association of America, world's best pound-for-pound boxer Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao gets another recognition in his inclusion at "The World's Highest-Paid Athletes" list of Forbes Magazine.

Pacman tied for the sixth spot along with 2009 NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James and golfer Phil Mickelson. They raked in $40 million last year.

His entry on states that Pacquiao "hogged the boxing spotlight over the past year with victories in two blockbuster fights," pertaining to his eighth round TKO win over Oscar de la Hoya in December and second round KO of Ricky Hatton in May. Such mega fights generated more than $100 million in pay-per-view revenue in the US.

Pacman was joined by sports icon Tiger Woods, who are last year's highest-paid athlete with $110 million total generated income. Woods is expected to become the first athlete to earn $1 billion during a career, with almost $900 million in prize money, endorsements and appearance fees to date.

Sharing the list�s second spot are Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and Kimi Raikkonen with $45 million.

David Beckham, meantime, clinched the No. 5 spot with $42 million. As mentioned, a triple tie among Pacquiao, James and Mickelson took over the sixth spot with $40 million.

Coming in at No. 9 is motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi with $35 million. Following suit in tenth place with $34 million is Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Five athletes, who earned $33 million each, tied for eleventh place. They are Roger Federer, Shaquille O'Neal, Oscar de la Hoya, Lewis Hamilton and Alex Rodriguez.

Golf�s Vijay Singh came in at No. 16 with $31 million.

Rounding up the list are Kevin Garnett, Jeff Gordon, Derek Jeter and Ronaldinho all at No. 17 with $30 million.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

"Mare", The Black Eyed Peas Tribute to Filipina Women

Mare, a song included in The Black Eyed Peas newest album titled The E.N.D. is the group's tribute to Filipina women.

This is the third time the group included a song in their album that has a Pinoy touch in it. The first song which was included in their 2005 album Monkey Business is a monster hit "Bebot", a Pinoy slang word analogous to the English slang term "hot chick". While the second song titled "The APL Song" based on the "Balita" or "News" song by the Filipino folk rock group Asin band was included in their 2003 released Elephunk album.

Check out the Mare lyrics and video below:

Mare, Mare
Mare, Mare

Ahh she,
Look at all these pretty ladies on the dance floor, (Ow)
On the dance floor, (Ow) On the dance floor, floor floor floor.

I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it like it.

Look at all these pretty girls dancing like they�re on the roll.
Pretty Filipina girls, Ain�t nothin messin with her,
Hot damn, there she goes, bangin like a video.
Marrow, Girl, let me freak you in Tagalog.

Sayaw ka na, (Hey Hey)
Ang ganda mong dalaga,
Sayaw ka na, (Hey Hey)
Gusto kitang kasama.

So let me get it, get it
Let me ge-ge-get it.
Let me get it, get it.

Ahh she,
Look at all these pretty ladies on the dance floor, (Ow)
On the dance floor, (Ow) On the dance floor, floor floor floor.

I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it like it.

Runway model, fashion show.
In the club gettin� low,
Lookin� like she�s getting doh
Why herself from head-to-toe,
Oh no, she a pro-fessional,
Lemme know what it takes to get close so
It makes like Halo-Halo.

Sayaw ka na, (Hey Hey)
Ang ganda mong dalaga,
Sayaw ka na, (Hey Hey)
Gusto kitang kasama.

So let me get it, get it
Let me ge-ge-get it.
Let me get it, get it.

Ahh she,
Look at all these pretty ladies on the dance floor, (Ow)
On the dance floor, (Ow) On the dance floor, floor floor floor.

I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it like it.

Bilis na, dali na tayo, tayong dalawa,
Sayaw ka, sunod ka, gusto kitang kasama.
Kaibigan barkada, magsamasama,
Kahit nasaan ka,
Madama mo sana

Sayaw ka na, (Hey Hey)
Ang ganda mong dalaga,
Sayaw ka na, (Hey Hey)
Gusto kitang kasama.

So let me get it, get it
Let me ge-ge-get it.
Let me get it, get it.

Ahh she,
Look at all these pretty ladies on the dance floor, (Ow)
On the dance floor, (Ow) On the dance floor, floor floor floor.

I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it Mare,
I like it like it.

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (June 11-15): GMA-7 Regains Its Lead in the Ratings

The race for primetime supremacy gets more exciting as ABS-CBN programs threaten to dethrone GMA-7 as the No. 1 network in Mega Manila, based on overnight ratings conducted by AGB Nielsen Philippines on June 10 (click HERE to see ratings), when three Kapamilya shows occupied three slots in the Top 5. The inspirational drama May Bukas Pa took the top spot with 33.5 percent, followed closely by fellow Kapamilya show Tayong Dalawa with 32.8 percent. The romantic-comedy Only You came in fourth with 30.6 percent; sandwiched by GMA-7's Zorro (31.7 percent) and Totoy Bato (28.8 percent).

But GMA-7 immediately recovered and regained the lead.

Zorro was the No. 1 primetime program again last Thursday, June 11, with 33.8 percent; while ABS-CBN's Only You and Tayong Dalawa tied for second place with 32.5 percent. Former No. 1 May Bukas Pa slipped to fourth place with 32 percent, behind third-placer Totoy Bato's 32.4 percent.

Zorro also led the campaign of the Kapuso shows last Independence day, June 12, with four of its shows occupying the top four slots; the others being Totoy Bato, 24 Oras, and the improving Adik Sa 'Yo. Only You and Tayong Dalawa once again tied, this time for fifth place with an identical 27.9 percent.

GMA-7's primetime newscast 24 Oras was able to grab the lead from Zorro last night, June 15, with 32.5 percent. The Richard Gutierrez-starrer slipped to second place by virtue of its 32.2 percent rating. They were followed by Totoy Bato (29.8 percent), Tayong Dalawa (29.4 percent), and May Bukas Pa (27.6 percent).

The weekday-daytime race is still ruled by the GMA-7 soap Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?, although noontime show Eat Bulaga! managed to steal the lead last Friday, June 12.

New soap Ngayon at Kailanman is steady on its third-place ranking, while Daisy Siete and Wowowee complete the Top 5.

Weekend viewing belonged to Eat Bulaga! (daytime) and Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (primetime) last Saturday, June 13; and to SOP (daytime) and Kap's Amazing Stories (primetime) last Sunday, June 14. All shows are from GMA-7.

Meanwhile, TV5 shows continue to shake up Saturday viewing habit when Talentadong Pinoy maintained its fourth-place finish and Midnight DJ climbed to No. 6, tied with ABS-CBN's XXX.

Here are the Top 10 daytime and primetime programs from June 11 to 15 based on the overnight survey of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:

June 11, Thursday

Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) - 27%
Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.1%
Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 21.7%
Daisy Siete: Kambalilong (GMA-7) - 19.1%
Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 18.2%
Hot Shot (ABS-CBN) - 15.1%
Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) - 13.5%
Slamdunk (GMA-7) / Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 13.4%
Lalola (GMA-7) - 13.2%
One Piece (GMA-7) - 13.1%

Zorro (GMA-7) - 33.8%
Only You (ABS-CBN) / Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 32.5%
Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 32.4%
May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 32%
24 Oras (GMA-7) - 31.5%
Adik Sa �Yo (GMA-7) - 29.4%
TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 27.7%
One Liter of Tears (GMA-7) - 23.7%
Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 22.5%
Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 18.1%

June 12, Friday

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 27.8%
Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) - 25.1%
Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 22.8%
Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 21.5%
Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 17.1%
Hot Shot (ABS-CBN) - 15.9%
Slamdunk (GMA-7) - 15.2%
One Piece (GMA-7) - 13.9%
Jackie Chan Adventures (GMA-7) - 13.1%
Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 12.9%

Zorro (GMA-7) - 33.6%
Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 31.8%
24 Oras (GMA-7) - 29.8%
Adik Sa �Yo (GMA-7) - 28%
Only You (ABS-CBN) / Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 27.9%
May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 26.6%
TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 23.2%
One Liter of Tears (GMA-7) - 22.9%
Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 20.6%
Hole in The Wall (GMA-7) - 17.6%

June 13, Saturday

Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 29.4%
Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) - 17%
Startalk (GMA-7) - 16.8%
Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) - 16.2%
Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 14.3%
Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) - 12.9%
Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) - 11.6%
Spongebob Squarepants (TV5) - 10.9%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (GMA-7) - 10.2%
Art Angel (GMA-7) - 9.9%

Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) - 32.9%
Imbestigador (GMA-7) - 27%
Bitoy's Funniest Videos (GMA-7) - 25.5%
Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) - 20.7%
Are You The Next Big Star? (GMA-7) - 19.3%
Midnight DJ (TV5) / XXX (ABS-CBN) - 16.9%
Pinoy Records (GMA-7) - 16.4%
Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) - 15.8%
The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 14.5%
Komiks Presents Nasaan Ka Maruja? (ABS-CBN) - 12.8%

June 14, Sunday

SOP (GMA-7) - 17.6%
Showbiz Central (GMA-7) - 15.7%
Dear Friend: Bakasyunista (GMA-7) - 13.7%
ASAP �09 (ABS-CBN) - 13.6%
Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) - 13.1%
Kay Susan Tayo (GMA-7) - 10.5%
Spongebob Squarepants (TV5) - 9.8%
Jollitown (GMA-7)- 9.6%
The Buzz (ABS-CBN) - 9.5%
Your Song Presents Boystown (ABS-CBN) - 9%

Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) - 28.9%
Mel & Joey (GMA-7) - 22.4%
Rated K (ABS-CBN) - 21.4%
Power of 10 (GMA-7) - 21%
George and Cecil (ABS-CBN) - 19.4%
The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 18.9%
All Star K (GMA-7) - 18.8%
Sharon (ABS-CBN) / Ful Haus (GMA-7) - 17%
Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) - 13.6%
TV Patrol Linggo (ABS-CBN) - 11.3%

June 15, Monday

Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) - 28.4%
Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.3%
Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 21.1%
Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 19.2%
Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 15.6%
Chil Princess (GMA-7) - 13%
My Name Is Kim Sam Soon Rewind (GMA-7) - 11.6%
Kambal Sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 11.4%
Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) - 11.2%
Lalola (GMA-7) / Love Or Bread (ABS-CBN) - 10.6%

24 Oras (GMA-7) - 32.5%
Zorro (GMA-7) - 32.2%
Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 29.8%
Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 29.4%
May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 27.6%
Adik Sa �Yo (GMA-7) - 27.5%
Only You (ABS-CBN) - 26.2%
TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 21.9%
One Liter of Tears (GMA-7) - 20.3%
Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 19.3%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines

Monday, June 15, 2009

Sandara Parks Talks About Her Inclusion to Korea's All-Female Hip-Hop Group 2NE1

Sandara Park, or simply known in Korea as Dara, says she has no regrets going back to Korea from her not so successful return to Philippine showbiz.

She said in a recent interview, "I was promoting as an entertainer in the Philippines, but I took the bold step and went on as a YG trainee. But I have no regrets about not being able to continue my entertainer career in the Philippines.

"Of course, training as a YG trainee, I have no guarantee for debut. I have no guarantee for success, but because I have dreams to be a Korean entertainer, I worked hard on it."

Dara has been an actress and a singer in the Philippines. She began to gain interest from Koreans after KBS introduced her in one of their TV programs. When she went to Korea for a visit, she was given a basic test by YG Entertainment and then joined as a trainee a month later.

She stayed in Korea and trained for 3 years before debuting as a member of 2NE1.

YG was a little doubtful at first about having Dara as a member of the all-female group. Because it seems that she has yet to get the hip hop 'feel'. But Dara worked hard to be in the group. She listened to hip hop music and soon, sang and danced to hip hop songs.

Talking about the sexy photoshoot she did in Philippine Men's magazine UNO during her stay in the Philippines that became the topic amongst Korean netizens lately, Dara explained that the idea of the photoshoot was suggested by one of talent handlers managing her then. But the photoshoot concept turned out to be different from what she first thought. It was too late to back out so there was no choice then but to do the sexy photoshoot even if she really did not want to do it.

See Dara performs with Korea's all female hip-hop group 2NE1:

Source: kbites

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Upcoming GMA -7 Primetime Shows

In line with GMA Network's 59th anniversary celebration, the Kapuso network is giving its avid viewers a new, exciting and a surefire line-up of primetime programming, see the list below:

Rosalinda (Philippine Edition)
Starring: Carla Abellana as Rosalinda and Geoff Eigenmann as Fernando Jose

Starring: Marian Rivera

Survivor Philippines Season 2
Hosted by Paolo Bediones

Stairway to Heaven (Philippine Edition)
Starring: Dingdong Dantes

Full House (Philippine Edition)
Starring: Richard Gutierrez

Friend of Mine
Starring: Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal

Watch the preview below:

Saturday, June 13, 2009

ABS-CBN 3rd Quarter 2009 Shows

ABS-CBN, has released its list of upcoming television programs for the 3rd quarter of 2009.

Depicted as shows about Damdaming Pinoy, Katangiang Pinoy, and Galing ng Pinoy, here are the new, inspiring and exciting shows of Kapamilya network:


George & Cecil
Starring: Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo

The Wedding
Starring: Anne Curtis, Zanjoe Marudo and Derek Ramsay

Lovers in Paris (Philippine Edition)
Starring: KC Concepcion and Piolo Pascual

Precious Heart Romances Presents: Ang Lalaking Nagmahal Sa Akin
Starring: Toni Gonzaga and Derek Ramsay


Miss Universe 2009


Starring: Erich Gonzales, Ejay Falcon and Xian Lim

Pinoy Big Brother
Hosted by Toni Gonzaga


MMK 18
Hosted by Charo Santos-Concio

Dahil May Isang Ikaw
Starring: Lorna Tolentino, Gabby Concepcion, John Estrada, Jericho Rosales and Kristine Hermosa


Vilma Documentary Special

GMA-7: Greater and Grateful at 59

GMA-7, the longest running Philippine television network is celebrating its 59th year anniversary this year with the theme "Greater and Grateful at 59".

And as a treat to all loyal Kapuso fans who brought them to being number 1, GMA Network will stage a grand anniversary celebration on Friday, June 19, at the Araneta Coliseum. To get free tickets to this event, you may proceed to GMA Network Center audience entrance from June 15 - 16 at 2pm - 5pm.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Douglas Quijano is Dead

Veteran talent manager Douglas Quijano is dead. He was found lifeless by his driver Francis and film director Ces Evangelista in his Lucban, Quezon home earlier today, June 13.

According to Ces, Douglas usually wakes up early. So when he was not able to join them for breakfast, they knocked on his door at around 10 a.m. When he did not answer, they forced open the door. That's where they discovered the body.

At the moment, the cause of death is still unknown.

Tito Dougs, as he was fondly called by people in the showbiz industry, was considered as one of the best, if not the best, talents managers in the country. He was behind the success of some of today's most popular stars; like Richard Gomez and his wife Lucy Torres Gomez, Mark Anthony Fernandez, Jomari Yllana, Joey Marquez, Janice de Belen, Gelli de Belen, Wendell Ramos, John Estrada, Anjo Yllana, Antonio Aquitania, to name a few.

He also had a hand in discovering Claudine Barretto, Carmina Villarroel, Nadia Montenegro, Eric Fructuoso, and many others.

Aside from managing talents, he also set up his own film company MAQ Productions. He was also credited as executive producer, line producer, and project coordinator for many movies of Regal Films, owned by Mother Lily Monteverde, and other film outfits.

He also wrote the screenplay of the movies Isang Gabi, Tatlong Babae (1975) and Zoom, Zoom Superman! (1973).

Tito Dougs was also one of the founders of PAMI (Philippine Artists Managers, Inc.), an organization of talent managers.

Coco Martin "Serbis" Video Scandal

A leaked frontal videos and screen capped of Indie King Coco Martin in the multi-awarded indie film Serbis is now circulating the internet and are getting high hits on Youtube. Many suspect it to be fake, digitally enhanced. Others says its prosthetics.

As reported, Coco Martin felt violated and this incident put the trust and relationship he had with Cannes Film Festival Best Director Brillante Mendoza in jeopardy.

The said frontal nudity in the movie was never commercially shown in the Philippines and should not be released whether in video or in photo, according to source close to Coco.

Watch below that controversial frontal nudity scene in the movie "Serbis" (
watch it on 2:30-4:50 sequence).

For the photo's visit

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (June 10): GMA-7 Ruled Daytime Programming while ABS-CBN Primetime Shows Reigned Supreme

Here are the Top 10 daytime and primetime programs on June 10 based on the overnight survey of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:


1. Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) - 25.3%
2. Eat Bulaga (GMA-7) - 23.4%
3. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 21.7%
4. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 20.7%
5. Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 18.5%
6. Hole in the Wall (GMA-7) - 16.5%
7. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.7%
8. Kambal sa Uma (ABS-CBN) - 14.8%
9. Hotshot (ABS-CBN) - 14%;
10. Precious Hearts (ABS-CBN) - 11.8%


1. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 33.5%
2. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 32.8%
3. Zorro (GMA-7) - 31.7%
4. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 30.6%
5. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 28.8%
6. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 28.4%
7. TV Patrol (ABS-CBN) - 26.3%
8. Adik sa �Yo (GMA-7) - 26.1%
9. One Liter of Tears (GMA-7) - 21.4%
10. Pinoy Bingo Night (ABS-CBN) - 17.7%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines

Best Friends Forever (BFF) is Philippines' Second Highest Grossing Film of 2009

Star Cinema�s Best Friends Forever (BFF), starring the Comedy Concert Queen Ai Ai delas Alas and the Megastar Sharon Cuneta, raked in P97.8 million at the box-office in 3 weeks, making it the second highest grossing Pinoy film of 2009.

According to Box Office Mojo, Best Friend Forever debuted at no. 2 on its weekend opening of May 13 to 17, 2009 with P44 million haul at the local box-office. The no. 1 movie in the country that time was Angels and Demons.

On its second week, Best Friends Forever (BFF) almost doubled its first weekend gross as it hit P82 million. Angels and Demons still ruled local box-office at that time while Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian debuted at no. 2.

(As of June 12, 2009)

1. You Changed My Life - P230.44 million
(Star Cinema and VIVA Films)

2. Bestfriends Forever (BFF) - P97.00 million *
(Star Cinema)

3. Tenement 2 - P86.45 million
(Star Cinema)

4. Love Me Again: Land Down Under - P67.07 million
(Star Cinema)

5. When I Met U - P64.29 million
(GMA Films)

6. Sundo - P50.08 million
(GMA Films)

7. Status Single - P11.47 million
(VIVA Films)

8. Ded Na Si Lolo - P6.14 million
(APT Entertainment)

* still showing in cinemas

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sarah Geronimo Leads FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2009 Poll

Were you in attendance at her "Sarah: The Next One" concert?

Have you watched her latest ASAP'09 performances?

Did you read her interviews saying, "Na-realize ko na ito na yung gusto ko palang gawin. Yung matured singing, may dancing, sexy, may attitude."

Yes, Sarah, who were known for her wholesome image is now getting matured...with the right attitude. And so the editors of FHM Philippines included her in this year�s contenders for the FHM Sexiest Women in the World. FHM managing editor Allan Hernandez said, "Of late, Sarah has been showing a sexier side in concerts and TV appearances, getting more comfortable wearing those pop vixen getups. It seems the boys are noticing that."

And positively, fans agreed that Sarah is indeed now ready for the label. And it shows in the initial results released by FHM Philippines where Sarah placed on the Top 10. Sarah Geronimo is also on its wish list of future cover girls for FHM Philippines.

Now, fans and boys alike have the power to pick this year�s FHM Sexiest Woman in the World. Register to vote via SMS by texting fhm100 to 2948. To get the complete list of nominees, log on to You can also vote online or fill out the ballots printed in FHM and fax them to 637-2206. Voting ends on June 15, 2009. So cast your vote now!

1st Philippine Radio Music Awards - Winners

Here are the winners of the 1st Philippine Radio Music Awards:

RnB Solo Artist:
Luke Mejares

RnB Group:
Dice & K9 Mobbstarr

Alternative Solo Artist:
Miguel Escueta

Alternative Group:
Parokya ni Edgar

Pop Male Artist:
Gary Valenciano

Pop Female Artist:

Pop Group:

Best New Artist:
Rico Blanco

Breakthrough Artist:
Richard Poon

Best Solo Artist:
Rico Blanco

Best Independent Artist:
Kitchie Nadal

Album of the Year:
Rico Blanco

International Artist:

Listeners� Choice:
Sarah Geronimo

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Gary Valenciano

Special Award:

The awarding was held at the Sky Dome of SM North Edsa on Tuesday night, June 9, 2009..

Miley Cyrus' Break-Up with Justin Gaston, Confirmed!

Miley Cyrus and Justin Gaston's rumored break-up was confirmed by the two through their twitter accounts.

"They broke up on Sunday," confirms by somebody close to both Miley and Justin.

E! Online reports the split was caused by Miley�s ex-boyfriend, Nick Jonas: "She obviously has been hanging out with Nick again a lot, and Justin was cool with it at first, as long as it was just a cool, friendly thing. She didn�t cheat, but I guess Nick was trying to get her back the whole time."

Miley tweeted the day of the break-up, "I hope that I�m dreaming, cause I�m sick of this feeling. Tears are words the heart can�t express. Why does saying good-bye hurt so much? Daddy�s giving me therapy. Life will go on. You will smile again�. we will smile again."

While Justin wrote, "I almost fell asleep. I think I did for like 10 seconds. Obviously it didn�t work out. How many tears are in there? They�ve gotta run out soon right?"

Photo credit: Jared

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (June 5 - 8): Adik Sa �Yo� Registers Lowest Kapuso Premiere in 5 Years

Adik Sa �Yo trumped Atlantika and All About Eve for getting the lowest pilot episode of a GMA show since 2005.

The romantic comedy series starring Jolina Magdangal, Dennis Trillo, Jennica Garcia and Marvin Agustin garnered a very low pilot rating of 25.4% erasing the record low 25.5% pilot rating of Atlantika last Oct. 3, 2006.

Last March 9, 2009, the pilot episode of GMA�s adaptation of the koreanovela "All About Eve" placed 2nd to the all-time lowest with 26.1% rating in Mega Manila. Now the all-time lowest pilot episode of a GMA primetime series belongs to Adik Sa �Yo, the second lowest is now Atlantika while the 3rd lowest is All About Eve.

Another GMA program debuted modestly yesterday. The Sine Novela Ngayon at Kailanman starring Heart Evangelista and JC de Vera registered 21.1% which is good for 3rd place in the daytime race. Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? remains no. 1 while Eat Bulaga captured the 2nd spot.

An interesting turn of events happened last Saturday. The TV5 reality show "Talentadong Pinoy" climbed from it�s usual no. 8 position to no. 4 in the primetime race beating GMA�s "Are You the Next Big Star?" and all primetime programs of ABS-CBN.

Another TV5 show was able to enter the Top 10. Midnight DJ, topbilled by Oyi Boy Sotto, placed 9th and higher than ABS-CBN�s The Singing Bee which settled to no. 10 last Saturday.

Here are the Top 10 daytime and primetime programs from June 5 to 8 based on the overnight survey of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households:

June 5, Friday

1. Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) - 30.4%
2. Paano Ba ang Mangarap? (GMA-7) - 27.8%
3. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.1%
4. Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 20%
5. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 18%
6. Slamdunk (GMA-7) - 15.1%
7. Hot Shot (ABS-CBN) - 14.8%
8. One Piece (GMA-7) - 14.3%
9. Chil Princesses (GMA-7) - 14.1%
10. Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers (ABS-CBN) / My Name Is Kim Sam Soon Rewind (GMA-7) - 13.7%

1. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 33.3%
2. All About Eve (GMA-7) - 31.8%
3. Zorro (GMA-7) - 31.4%
4. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 31.2%
5. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 30.4%
6. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 30.3%
7. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 29.4%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 26.8%
9. One Liter of Tears (GMA-7) - 24.1%
10. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 23.6%

June 6, Saturday

1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 27.3%
2. Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) - 21.3%
3. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 18.7%
4. Joey�s Quirky World (GMA-7) - 18.5%
5. Startalk (GMA-7) - 17.7%
6. Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) - 17.6%
7. Spongebob Squarepants (TV5) - 14.9%
8. Maynila (GMA-7) - 14.2%
9. Happy Land (GMA-7) - 13%
10. Art Angel (GMA-7) - 11.9%

1. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) - 31.7%
2. Imbestigador (GMA-7) - 23.7%
3. Bitoy�s Funniest Videos (GMA-7) - 22.7%
4. Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) - 19.6%
5. Pinoy Records (GMA-7) - 18.3%
6. XXX (ABS-CBN) - 18.2%
7. Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) - 17.9%
8. Are You The Next Big Star? (GMA-7) - 17.6%
9. Midnight DJ (TV5) - 16.5%
10. The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 16.1%

June 7, Sunday

1. SOP (GMA-7) - 16.7%
2. ASAP �09 (ABS-CBN) - 15.2%
3. Joey�s Quirky World (GMA-7) - 14.6%
4. Dear Friend (GMA-7) - 14.4%
5. Showbiz Central (GMA-7) - 12.4%
6. The Buzz (ABS-CBN) - 12.1%
7. Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) - 11.2%
8. Your Song Presents Boystown (ABS-CBN) - 10.8%
9. Kay Susan Tayo (GMA-7) - 10.4%
10. Spongebob Squarepants (TV5) - 10.3%

1. Mel & Joey (GMA-7) - 25.4%
2. Rated K (ABS-CBN) - 23.5%
3. All Star K (GMA-7) - 22.6%
4. Power of 10 (GMA-7) - 22.1%
5. Kap�s Amazing Stories (GMA-7) - 20.5%
6. The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 19.2%
7. Ful Haus (GMA-7) - 18%
8. Sharon (ABS-CBN) - 17.3%
9. Goin� Bulilit (ABS-CBN) - 12.9%
10. TV Patrol Linggo (ABS-CBN) - 12%

June 8, Monday

1. Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) - 27.3%
2. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.7%
3. Ngayon at Kailanman (GMA-7) - 21.1%
4. Daisy Siete (GMA-7) - 19.4%
5. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16%

1. Zorro (GMA-7) - 33.9%
2. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 31.7%
3. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 31.4%
4. Totoy Bato (GMA-7) - 29.5%
5. Only You (ABS-CBN) - 29.3%
6. Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) - 28.2%
7. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) / Adik Sa �Yo (GMA-7) - 25.4%
8. Hole In The Wall (GMA-7) - 20.2%
9. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 19.6%
10. One Liter of Tears (GMA-7) - 18.3%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines via Starmometer

Hollywood Life�s 2009 Young Hollywood Awards - Winners

Here is the complete list of winners for the 11th Annual Young Hollywood Awards:

Young Hollywood Artist of the Year:
Adam Lambert

Young Hollywood Superstar:
Evan Rachel Wood

Breakthrough Performance, Male:
Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl)

Breakthrough Performance, Female:
Rumer Willis (Wild Cherry)

Young Hollywood Director:
Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight)

Young Hollywood Superstar of Tomorrow:
AnnaLynne McCord (90210, Nip Tuck)

Young Hollywood Comedy Award:
Ari Graynor

Young Hollywood Crossover:
Bar Refaeli

Young Hollywood Green Award:
Q�Orianka Kilcher

Young Hollywood Athlete:
Shawn Johnson (Dancing with the Stars winner)

Young Hollywood Action Stars:
Columbus Short and Jamie Chung

Previous winners of Young Hollywood Awards include Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johannson, Zac Efron, Shia LaBeouf, Hayden Pannettiere, Abigail Breslin and Dakota Fanning.

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