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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Dennis Trillo Covers Men's Health February 2010 Issue

Actor-singer Dennis Trillo is on the cover of Men's Health Philippines February 2010 issue.


Men's Health Philippines February 2010 issue is now available at all magazine stands nationwide.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Chris Cayzer, Lance Christopher and Jiro Shirakawa Cover Garage Magazine February-March 2010 Issue

Garage Magazine features "young talents" Chris Cayzer, Lance Christopher and Jiro Shirakawa in their February - March 2010 issue.


This issue presents a "Sonic Youth" theme that have articles on 100+ Fresh Spring Styles for the young and modern guys. There�s also a feature about being "Lean and Mean", a self-help advice on getting the much-aspired model body.

Other celebrities featured in the latest issue are Christian Bautista and Joross Gamboa.

Garage magazine February-March 2010 edition is now available at all magazine stores nationwide.

Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz "Miss You Like Crazy" - Full Trailer

The box-office loveteam of Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz is on the big screen via the Star Cinema's post-valentine's offering, "Miss You Like Crazy"

Joining the cast and will play as the third wheel is accidental actress Maricar Reyes.

Miss You Like Crazy - Full Movie Trailer:




Angelica Panganiban is "Rubi, Ang Bidang Kontrabida" - Full Trailer

Catch the full trailer of the upcoming Pinoy remake of the hit Mexicanovela "Rubi" starring Angelica Panganiban.

Rubi is also starred by Diether Ocampo, Jake Cuenca and Shaina Magdayao.

Rubi - Full Trailer:





Marian Rivera Covers MEG Magazine February 2010 Issue

Marian Rivera graces the cover of Meg Magazine for their February 2010 issue.


Meg Magazine also features the latest on lash extensions and eco-friendly prods, tips on how to get that fres h glow, hot to keep your relationship interesting and the boys to fall for.

Incidentally, the very much in-demand Kapuso primetime queen and cover star also graces the cover of Motorcycle Magazine and Speed magazine recent issues.


MEG, Motorcycle and Speed Magazines are now available at all magazine stands nationwide.

Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes Covers YES Magazine February 2010 Issue

Real life couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes cover YES! Magazine in their love month issue this 2010.


In this issue, Dongyan officially and finally revealed the real score between them and narrated how their relationship progressed from "love team" to "lovers."

Yes Magazine February 2010 issue is now available at all magazine stands nationwide. Hurry! Grab your copy now!

Marian Rivera and Anne Curtis Covers MEGA Magazine February 2010 Issue

Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera and Kapamilya's Dyosa Anne Curtis are the cover girls of MEGA Magazine�s 18th anniversary back to back issue this February.

This is Marian's third time to graced the cover of MEGA. The first was in January 2008 when Marian was tagged by the fashion magazine as one of the 2008's Women to Watch. The Darna star shared the cover with 9 other women including Angelica Panganiban.


The second time that Marian Rivera graced the cover of MEGA was last March 2008 for the magazine�s Spring edition.

On the other hand, Anne first graced the cover of Mega Magazine last September 2008 when the kapamilya goddess donned an elegant black long gown. The second time was during MEGA�s 17th anniversary issue last February 2009.


MEGA magazine�s February 2010 issue with Marian Rivera and Anne Curtis on the covers is now available nationwide wherever magazines are sold.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (January 21-25): "It's GMA-7's 'Darna' vs. GMA-7's 'The Last Prince' Race to the Lead"

Here are the Comparative Daytime and Primetime TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs on the overnight ratings of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households on January 21 - 25, 2010:

January 21, Thursday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 23.6%
2. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 18.2%
3. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 17.8%
4. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) / Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 16.7%
5. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.3%
6. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 14.6%
7. Showtime (ABS-CBN) - 14.3%
8. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 13.5%
9. Knock Out (GMA-7) - 12.6%
10. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 12.1%

Primetime:
1. Darna (GMA-7) - 33.2%
2. Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) - 30.2%
3. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 29.9%
4. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 29.1%
5. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 28.5%
6. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 28.3%
7. Full House (GMA-7) - 26.5%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 25.5%
9. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 21.9%
10. Boys Over Flowers One More Time (ABS-CBN) - 20.6%

January 22, Friday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 23.4%
2. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 17.5%
3. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.8%
4. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 16.4%
5. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 15.5%
6. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) / Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 14.6%
7. Showtime (ABS-CBN) - 14.4%
8. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 12.9%
9. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 12.5%
10. Pinoy Big Brother Uber (ABS-CBN) - 9.6%

Primetime:
1. Darna (GMA-7) - 30.6%
2. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 29.6%
3. Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) - 29.3%
4. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 28.9%
5. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 28.3%
6. Full House (GMA-7) - 27.8%
7. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 27.4%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 27.2%
9. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 23.9%
10. Boys Over Flowers One More Time (ABS-CBN) - 21.5%

January 23, Saturday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 25.9%
2. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 20.5%
3. Showtime (ABS-CBN) - 15.8%
4. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 15.3%
5. Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) - 15.2%
6. Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) - 12.6%
7. Startalk (GMA-7) - 12.4%
8. Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN) - 10.3%

Primetime:
1. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) - 25.1%
2. Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) - 24.9%
3. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 23.8%
4. TV Patrol Sabado (ABS-CBN) - 23.1%
5. Pepeng Agimat (ABS-CBN) - 19.7%
6. Failon Ngayon (ABS-CBN) - 19.5%
7. Imbestigador (GMA-7) - 18.7%
8. The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 18.4%
9. Bitoy's ShoWWWtime (GMA-7) - 15.6%
10. Pinoy Records (GMA-7) - 15.3%

January 24, Sunday

Daytime:
1. ASAP XV (ABS-CBN) / The Buzz (ABS-CBN) - 12.8%
2. Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) - 11.9%
3. SOP Fully Charged (GMA-7) - 11.7%
4. Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) - 10.9%
5. Showbiz Central (GMA-7) - 10%

Primetime:
1. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 22.7%
2. Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) - 22.2%
3. Rated K (ABS-CBN) - 20.9%
4. Mel & Joey (GMA-7) - 19.6%
5. StarStruck V: Dream Believe Survive (GMA-7) - 18.9%
6. Sharon (ABS-CBN) - 18.2%
7. Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) - 17.5%
8. George & Cecil (ABS-CBN) - 15.9%
9. TV Patrol Linggo (ABS-CBN) - 13.7%
10. BandaOke (GMA-7) - 13.3%

January 25, Monday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 19.9%
2. Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? (GMA-7) - 17.9%
3. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 16.3%
4. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 14.3%
5. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 13.8%
6. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 13%
7. Showtime (ABS-CBN) - 12.4%
8. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 12.3%
9. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 12.1%
10. Magkano ang Iyong Dangal? (ABS-CBN) - 11.1%

Primetime:
1. Darna (GMA-7) - 34.7%
2. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 32%
3. Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) - 29.4%
4. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 29.3%
5. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 28.9%
6. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 28.6%
7. Full House (GMA-7) - 26.1%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 25.2%
9. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 20.2%
10. Boys Over Flowers One More Time (ABS-CBN) - 18.7%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines


60 Years of Pinoy Soap Opera - Official Cinema Trailer

Catch the official cinema trailer of ABS-CBN's celebration of Pinoy Soap Opera's 60th Anniversary. The trailer features the network's upcoming surefire hit soap opera that includes:

1. Philippine TV's version of the hit Mexicanovela "Rubi". Angelica Panganiban plays the bida-kontrabida Rubi with Diether Ocampo, Shaina Magdayao and Jake Cuenca.

2. Rod Santiago's "Agua Bendita". Andi Eigenmann (Jacklyn Jose's daughter to actor Mark Gil) leads the cast of this graphic fantasy novel. She will be supported by young actors Jason Abalos and Matteo Guidicelli.

3. Precious Heart Romances Presents: Impostor. Hunk actor Sam Milby and Maja Salvador team-up for the first time in the TV adaptation of this bestselling pocketbook novel.

4. Kokey @ Ako. Angel Locsin is back on telefantasya genre via the second book of hit ABS-CBN kiddieserye Kokey.

5. Habang May Buhay. The face of Soap Opera, Judy Ann Santos, is back on primetime after three years of absence through the Nurserye "Habang May Buhay". This also marks the comeback of Juday-Derek loveteam.

Watch the official cinema trailer of Pinoy Soap Opera's 60th Anniversary:




Monday, January 25, 2010

8th Gawad Tanglaw - Winners

The Gawad Tagapuring mga Akademik ng Aninong Gumagalaw (TANGLAW) announced their chosen winners for film, tv, theater and radio arts for the year 2009.

Full winners list of the 8th Gawad Tanglaw awards:

FILM ARTS

Best Films
1. Lola
2. Dukot
3. In My Life

Best Actress
Ms. Vilma Santos � In My Life

Best Supporting Actress
1. Ms. Isabel Lopez � Kinatay
2. Ms. Isabel Lopez � Tulak

Best Actor
1. John Lloyd Cruz � In My Life
2. Allen Dizon � Dukot

Best Supporting Actor
1. Luis Manzano � In My Life
2. Roderick Paulate � Dead na si Lolo

Best Directors
1. Dante Mendoza � Lola
2. Olivia Lamasan � In My Life
3. Joel Lamangan � Dukot

Best Screenplay
Lola

Best Story
Dukot

Best Editing
Pats R. Ranyo - Mangatyanan

Best Cinematography
Lee Meily - I Love You Goodbye

TELEVISION ARTS

Broadcast Network of the Year:
ABS-CBN

Best Drama Series:
Tayong Dalawa, ABS-CBN

Best News Program:
TV Patrol World
, ABS-CBN

Best Documentary Feature:
Storyline, ANC

Best Game Show:
Talentadong Pinoy, TV5

Best Comedy/Gag Show:
Goin Bulilit, Banana Split
, ABS-CBN

Best Variety Show:
ASAP � 09,
, ABS-CBN

Best Magazine Show:
Rated K,
ABS-CBN

Best Lifestyle Show:
1. Sweet Life, QTV 11
2. Executive Class, ANC

Best Travel Show:
Travel Time, ANC

Best Sports Program:
Sports Unlimited
, ABS-CBN

Best Sports Anchors:
1. Dyan Castillejo
, ABS-CBN
2. Marc Nelson, ABS-CBN
3. Tommy Manotoc Jr., ABS-CBN

Best News Anchor:
1. Ted Failon
, ABS-CBN
2. Karen Davila, ABS-CBN
3. Julius Babao, ABS-CBN
4. Vicky Morales, GMA-7

Best Entertainment Field Anchor:
1. Mario Dumaual
, ABS-CBN
2. Phoemela Baranda, ABS-CBN

Special Jury Award for Television:
May Bukas Pa,
ABS-CBN

Best Ensemble Performance in a Television Drama:
Tayong Dalawa Cast
, ABS-CBN

Best Morning Show:
Umagang Kay Ganda
, ABS-CBN

Best Morning Show Hosts:
Rica Paralejo, Pinky Webb, Donita Rose, Anthony Taberna, Winnie Cordero, Edu Manzano, Bernadette Sembrano, Kim Atienza, Atom Araullo, Alex Santos, Ginger Conejero
, ABS-CBN

Best Game Show Host:
Richard Gomez (Family Feud), GMA-7

Best Public Service Programs:
1. Wish Ko Lang, GMA-7
2. Salamat Dok!
, ABS-CBN
3. Bantay OCW, NBN 4

Best Commentary Program:
Kalye
, ABS-CBN

Best Investigative Report Program:
1. XXX
, ABS-CBN
2. Bitag, UNTV

Best Educational Program:
1. Matanglawin
, ABS-CBN
2. Spoon, QTV 11

Best Public Affairs Program:
Strictly Politics, ANC

Best Drama Anthology:
Maalaala Mo Kaya
, ABS-CBN

Best Christmas Station I.D:
Star ng Pasko
, ABS-CBN

Best T.V Ad:
Women Empowerment by MODESS

Best Movie Theatre:
Shang Cineplex

Best Development Communication Plug:
Boto Mo Patrol Mo, Ako ang Simula,
ABS-CBN

RADIO ARTS

Best Radio Stations:
1. DZMM
2.
YES FM 101.1

Best AM Radio Anchors:
1. Korina Sanchez
2. Rey Langit
3. Anthony Taberna

Best FM Radio Station:
YES FM 101.1

Best AM Radio Station:
DZMM

Best Radio DJs:
1. Mr. Fu
2. Nicoleyala
3. Christuper

THEATRE ARTS

Best Play:
Zsa Zsa Zaturna Ze Muzikal
Directed by: Chris Millado
Tanghalang Pilipino

SPECIAL AWARDS

Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumous):
Ms. Lourdes Carvajal (a.k.a) Inday Badiday

Gawad TANGLAW ng Pelikulang Pilipino:
Rudy Fernandez (Pothumous)

Presidential Jury Award for Excellence in Acting:
Coco Martin
(Kinatay, Serbis, Masahista, Daybreak, Jay, Tirador and Tayong Dalawa)

Presidential Jury Award for Film Excellence:
Dinig Sana Kita
Director: Mike Escareal Sandejas
Producer: Mike Escareal Sandejas
Lead Actors: Romalito Mallari, Zoe Sandejas

Natatanging Gawad TANGLAW para sa Sining ng Telebisyon:
Zaijian �Santino� Jaranilla � May Bukas Pa

The awarding ceremony will take place on March 3, 2010 at the Jose Rizal University.

2010 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards - Winners

The star-studded 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards took place last January 23, 2010 at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.

Jeff Bridges take home top honors for "Crazy Heart", while Sandra Bullock took Best Actress for her role in "The Blind Side."


Full winners list of the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:

Theatrical Motion Pictures

Outstanding Perfomance by a Cast in a Motion Picture � Inglorious Basterds
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role � Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role � Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role � Christoph Waltz, Inglorious Basterds
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role � Mo�Nique, Precious

Primetime Television

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series � Mad Men
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series � Glee
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series � Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series � Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series � Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series � Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries � Kevin Bacon, Taking Chance
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries � Drew Barrymore, Grey Gardens

Outstanding Stunt Awards were offered to the cast of Star Trek in motion pictures, and the cast of 24 in a television series.


Screen Actors Guild Awards honors acting achievements in film and television.

Piolo Pascual�s New Album "Decades" Tops Odyssey Charts

Piolo Pascual's 6th studio album "Decades" topped Odyssey�s Best Selling Albums and OPM charts.


Odyssey Record Bar�s Best Selling Albums
(January 4-10, 2010)

Overall

1. Decades � Piolo Pascual (Star Records)
2. Ikaw Na Nga � Willie Revillame (Star Records)
3. Romance Revisited:The Love Songs of Jose Mari Chan (Exclusive Minus One Edition) � Christian Bautista (Universal Records)
4. The Fame Monster � Lady GaGa (MCA Music)
5. Fearless (Platinum Edition) � Taylor Swift (MCA Music)
6. I Dreamed a Dream � Susan Boyle (Sony)
7. Franco � Franco (MCA Music)
8. Music and Me � Sarah Geronimo (Viva Records)
9. Power Hits 4 � Various Artists (MCA Music)
10. 2009 Year of Us � Shinee (Universal Records)

OPM

1. Decades � Piolo Pascual (Star Records)
2. Ikaw Na Nga � Willie Revillame (Star Records)
3. Romance Revisited:The Love Songs of Jose Mari Chan (Exclusive Minus One Edition) � Christian Bautista (Universal Records)
4. Franco � Franco (MCA Music)
5. Music and Me � Sarah Geronimo (Viva Records)
6. Pray: The Mysteries of the Holy Rosary � Various Artists (Star Records)
7. As 1 � Gary Valenciano and Martin Nieverra (Universal Records)
8. Byahe � Noel Cabangon (Universal Records)
9. Songs Rediscovered 2 � Jed Madela (Universal Records)
10. Acoustic Duets � Rey and Kaye (Alpha)

Angel Locsin is Jake Cuenca's Mistress

Angel Locsin will play a challenging role as an accidental mistress in Maalaala Mo Kaya's Valentine episode.

Angel will be paired for the first time, at least on the Kapamilya network, with young actor Jake Cuenca. They first work together in GMA-7's fantaserye "Majika" before they both transferred to ABS-CBN


The MMK episode with Jake is Angel's third appearance in the longest-running drama anthology. Her previous MMK role for the "Pilat" episode had won her the Best Single Performance by an Actress award in the PMPC Star Awards for Television � her very first acting award.

Angel explained her role via ABS-CBN, "It�s different talaga. Medyo strong kasi yung character niya and eto yung character na kadalasan hindi naiintindihan. Kumbaga bago tayo manghusga ng tao, tignan muna natin kung ano ba talaga yung sitwasyon. Kasi ang role ko dito isa akong mistress, tapos naniniwala kasi ako sa pamilya, sa kasal, kaya isa-sacrifice ko yung sarili kong kaligayahan para �di ako makasira ng pamilya."

Photo credit: abs-cbn.com

"Avatar" Beats Out "Titanic" in The Worldwide Box Office

With awards rolling in, James Cameron�s Avatar has officially topped the director�s other box office smash Titanic. Current numbers have the sci-fi thriller raking in over a billion dollars internationally.

According to E! Online, Avatar took home $1.29 billion worldwide, surpassing Titanic�s record $1.24 billion. If things keep up, it has the potential to beat out Titantic�s worldwide record of $1.848 million.

And to keep the ball rolling, the flick starring Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver could even beat Titantic�s domestic gross of $600.8 million sooner than expected � with an already whopping $552.8 million under its belt, E! Online reports.

If James Cameron�s record was going to be taken over, at least the competition is friendly.

Source: OK Magazine

Friday, January 22, 2010

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (January 19-20): "Darna Reclaims Leadership"

Here are the Top 10 daytime and primetime TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs on the overnight ratings of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households on January 19 - 20, 2010:

January 19, Tuesday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 22.1%
2. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 18%
3. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 17.8%
4. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 17.3%
5. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 17%
6. Showtime (ABS-CBN) - 16.8%
7. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 16.4%
8. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 13.2%
9. Family Feud (GMA-7) / My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 12%
10. Knock Out (GMA-7) - 11%

Primetime:
1. Darna (GMA-7) / The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 34.1%
2. Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) - 32.1%
3. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 30.7%
4. 24 Oras (GMA-7) / Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 30%
5. Full House (GMA-7) - 29.1%
6. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 27.2%
7. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 22.4%
8. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 22.3%
9. Tanging Yaman (ABS-CBN) - 21.5%
10. Ikaw Sana (GMA-7) - 20.7%

January 20, Wednesday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.4%
2. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 17.7%
3. Showtime (ABS-CBN) - 17%
4. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 16.6%
5. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 16.5%
6. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 15.6%
7. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) / My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 15.2%
8. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 14.4%
9. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up Uber (ABS-CBN) - 12%
10. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 11.6%

Primetime:
1. Darna (GMA-7) - 32.3%
2. Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) - 30.4%
3. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 29.7%
4. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 29%
5. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 28.9%
6. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 28.6%
7. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 26.8%
8. Full House (GMA-7) - 26.7%
9. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 21.6%
10. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 20.1%

Source: AGB Nielsen Phils.

People Asia Magazine 2009 People of the Year Awardees

People Asia magazine honored the country's 16 outstanding personalities in its annual list of "People of the Year" recently at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza.

Here are People Asia Magazine 2009 People of the Year honorees:

Jessica Soho � GMA 7�s Vice President for News, a multi-awarded broadcast journalist whose popular program "Reunions" has reunited so many missing persons with their families

Charo Santos-Concio � host of the longest-running drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya and the first female president of giant network ABS-CBN

Rico Hizon � the only Filipino anchor for the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC World News)

Emil Jurado � a veteran journalist and Manila Overseas Press Club chairman emeritus who has been wielding his pen to amuse, exasperate and deliver exposes from the time of President Elpidio Quirino up to the present

Efren Penaflorida � 2009 CNN Hero of the Year who has given hope to thousands of Filipino children by providing them with basic education and diverting their attention from joining street gangs and petty crime groups

Nedy Tantoco � Rustan Marketing Corporation president

Kaye Tinga � Taguig City First Lady

Agnes Devanadera � Department of Justice Secretary

Bernd Schneider � Former General Manager of Sofitel Philippine Plaza

Fr. Bienvenido Nebres � Ateneo de Manila University President

Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro � Presidential Candidate, 2010 Elections

Inno Sotto � Renowned fashion designer

Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao � The first and only boxer in the world to win seven world titles in seven different weight divisions

Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino � Presidential Candidate, 2010 Elections

Mita Rufino � Art patron/Florist

Nonito "The Flash" Donaire � Boxing champion

People Asia also handed out special awards to "Ondoy" heroes: Quezon City Judge Ralph Lee, the "jetski judge"; and actors Jericho Rosales and Gerald Anderson, who risked their lives to rescue flood victims. A posthumous award was given to Muelmar Magallanes for giving his life to save his family and neighbors during the flood.

Special awards were also given to the province of Camarines Sur, led by Gov. LRay Villafuerte as the "Top Destination of the Year"; Nivat Chantarachoti, general manager of Thai Airways; Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap, whose programs have been helping uplift the lives of farmers; Spanish Ambassador Luis Arias Romero; Sarah Geronimo, who will be given special recognition for her achievements in the field of entertainment; and the Singapore Airlines A380, the "Oasis in the Sky."

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

StarStruck V Update:Council Members Suspend the Elimination + Final 8 Billboard Pictorial

Rocco Nacino and Sarah Lahbati get another chance to continue their StarStruck journey after dodging the risk of possible elimination in StarStruck V.

The Factor 2 twist came into play in last Sunday's elimination night after the council members composed of TV director Floy Quintos, versatile actress Iza Calzado and talent manager Lolit Solis used their one time power to stop the elimination.

Nina Kodaka joined Rocco and Sarah in the bottom 3. Diva Montelaba, Rox Montealegre, Ian Batherson, Steven Silva and Enzo Pineda were all safe.

The Top 8 survivors brace themselves to lose two contenders in the next elimination night if Factor 1 takes effect. Factor 1 states that if a survivor lands in the bottom group thrice, it would mean an automatic nomination for them. And right now, both Ian Batherson and Nina Kodaka have been part of the bottom group twice.

With only five weeks to go before the final judgment night, the eight remaining contenders are keeping their fingers crossed as only four will be given the chance to become the next ultimate survivors of the fifth season.

Who will shine in this week's artista tests and challenges? Can the Top 8 contenders survive Factor 1? When will Factor 4 and Factor 5 take effect?

Viewers can vote through the website www.starstruck.tv.

Meanwhile, catch the billboard pictorial of Starstruck V Final 8 as taken by ace photographer Jun de Leon:

Sarah Lahbati

Rocco Nacino

Diva Montelaba

Steven Silva

Rox Montealegre


Ian Batherson

Nina Kodaka


Enzo Pineda


StarStruck V airs every Saturday with Raymond Gutierrez right after Pinoy Records and every Sunday with Dennis Trillo and Carla Abellana right after Kap's Amazing Stories while StarStruck Shout Out airs 3 times a day Mondays to Fridays with five-minute updates in the morning, afternoon, and primetime blocks on GMA-7.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (January 15-18): "'Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo' Begins and 'Dahil May Isang Ikaw' Ends in Second Place"

Here are the Comparative and Top 10 daytime and primetime TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs on the overnight ratings of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households on January 15 - 18, 2010:

January 15, Friday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 22.8%
2. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 18.2%
3. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 17.3%
4. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.5%
5. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 16%
6. Magpasikat (ABS-CBN) - 14.4%
7. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 14%
8. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 13.9%
9. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 12.8%
10. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 12.3%

Primetime:
1. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 34.2%
2. Dahil May Isang Ikaw (ABS-CBN) - 33.9%
3. Darna (GMA-7) - 30%
4. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 29%
5. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 28.7%
6. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 28.1%
7. Full House (GMA-7) - 27.7%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 27.1%
9. Boys Over Flowers One More Time (ABS-CBN) - 22.9%
10. Tanging Yaman (ABS-CBN) - 22.2%

January 16, Saturday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.1%
2. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 18.2%
3. Wish Ko Lang (GMA-7) - 15.2%
4. The Last Prince: The Magical First Week Rewind (GMA-7) - 14.8%
5. Cinema FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN (ABS-CBN) - 14.1%
6. Magpasikat (ABS-CBN) - 13.1%
7. Entertainment Live (ABS-CBN) - 11.4%
8. Startalk (GMA-7) - 10.5%
9. Race-Tin Flash and Dash (GMA-7) - 6.9%
10. Happy Land (GMA-7) - 6.4%

Primetime:
1. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 24.2%
2. Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) - 23.3%
3. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (GMA-7) - 23.1%
4. Imbestigador (GMA-7) - 20.8%
5. TV Patrol Sabado (ABS-CBN) - 18.7%
6. Pepeng Agimat (ABS-CBN) - 18.5%
7. Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN) - 18.2%
8. Midnight DJ (TV5) - 16.4%
9. The Singing Bee (ABS-CBN) - 15%
10. Failon Ngayon (ABS-CBN) - 14.5%

January 17, Sunday

Daytime:
1. ASAP XV (ABS-CBN) - 16.5%
2. The Buzz (ABS-CBN) - 12.9%
3. Showbiz Central (GMA-7) - 12.7%
4. Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) - 11.7%
5. SOP Fully Charged (GMA-7) - 11.1%
6. Your Song Presents My Last Romance (ABS-CBN) - 10.7%
7. Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) - 10.5%
8. Knock Out (GMA-7) - 9.9%
9. Dear Friend: Bakasyunistas (GMA-7) - 8.6%
10. Pokemon Specials (GMA-7) - 8.3%

Primetime:
1. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 29.2%
2. Sunday's Best: Mega Birthday 2010 (ABS-CBN) - 23%
3. Kap's Amazing Stories (GMA-7) - 20.8%
4. George & Cecil (ABS-CBN) - 19.2%
5. StarStruck V: Dream Believe Survive (GMA-7) - 19%
6. Rated K (ABS-CBN) - 18.8%
7. Mel & Joey (GMA-7) - 17.7%
8. Goin' Bulilit (ABS-CBN) - 16.4%
9. BandaOke (GMA-7) - 14%
10. Show Me Da Manny (GMA-7) - 10.2%

January 18, Monday

Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 24.8%
2. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 20.5%
3. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 20.1%
4. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 18.1%
5. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) / Family Feud (GMA-7) - 16.6%
6. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.2%
7. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 15.3%
8. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 15%
9. Joey's Quirky World (GMA-7) - 14.6%
10. Magpasikat (ABS-CBN) - 14.3%

Primetime:
1. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 35.7%
2. Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (ABS-CBN) - 34.4%
3. Darna (GMA-7) - 32.9%
4. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 31.7%
5. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 31.1%
6. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 31%
7. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 28.6%
8. Full House (GMA-7) - 28.3%
9. Tanging Yaman (ABS-CBN) - 24.2%
10. Boys Over Flowers One More Time (ABS-CBN) - 20.8%

Source: AGB Nielsen Philippines


Monday, January 18, 2010

Juliet Bahala is MYMP's Replacement to Juris Alcantara

There is life after Juris Fernandez for the local platinum selling band, MYMP (Make Your Momma Proud).

Months after the departure of Juris from the group due to "irreconcilable professional differences," founder and guitarist Chin Alcantara announced that the group will move on with new vocalist named Juliet Bahala (see photo inset).

The young Davao City native reportedly clinched the vacated spot through an audition where she bested fifteen other aspirants.

"Juliet's demo was the first one we heard and right away I knew she was the one. But our [new] manager [Tere Tinio] convinced me to wait and listen to other applicants but Juliet stood out. She fits all the criteria: distinct voice, versatile yet has her own style, and impressive technique and range," Chin proudly narrated in a recent interview.

The opportunity to sing for an established band was simply a chance Juliet could not afford to miss. Never mind if the prospect of assuming Juris's previous role is one daunting task for any newcomer.

"I have been a fan of love songs long before. When I heard that MYMP was looking for a new singer, I thought that even if my voice is different from their style, I will have a great input in this band. And I also heard from my friend who helped me audition that Chin arranges all the songs and that he is a perfectionist when it comes to music. So I know that I will be in good hands," said Juliet.

According to Chin, MYMP will release a new album this year still under Star Records where the group has still an existing contract.

Chin feels that releasing a new record is needed to immediately jumpstart the group's rebirth. He also hopes to reintroduce MYMP as a legitimate band and not a two-piece act, explaining that the term "duo" commonly used in describing the group for several years came from the music press.

"I want to maximize the talents and versatility of my new singer and instrumentalists. Expect a new sound from MYMP," mentioned Chin.

The crafty guitarist, who owns the MYMP trademark, is not bothered by the possibility of losing a huge chunk of the group's original fan base with this latest change. He said that the group has always put music first above image and individuals.

"If you study the history of MYMP, it started as an all-male rock band then it slowly evolved to pop then acoustic. The important thing is the talent, passion for music, grace and humility."

Watch MYMP introduce its new singer Juliet Bahala on ASAP XV this coming Sunday, January 24.

PBB Double UP Update: Nominated Housemates and "Pinaka" Awards

Tibo, Mommy Kath, Johan, and Hermes are in danger of nomination next week when the remaining housemates inside the PBB house chose to nominate them in last night's nomination night of PBB Double Up.


Mommy Kath, Jason and Melai chose to nominate Tibo. Mariel, Paul Jake and Tibo nominated Mommy Kath and Jason, Paul Jake and Melai wanted Johan out of the PBB house. While Hermes, being the "kulelat" in the HOH game, decided to automatically nominate himself.

During the HOH Game, the "Pinaka" awards have also been revealed as voted by the housemates themselves:

Pa-Cute - Hermes

Nagmamarunong- Tibo

Nakakairita - Melisa

Mayabang - Paul Jake

Bastos - Jason

Maarte - Paul Jake

Pikon - Johan

Nagmamalinis - Tibo

Sinungaling - Jason

Plastik - Mariel and Tibo

Golden Globes 2010 Winners List

Here are the elite list of nominees and winners in the 2010 Golden Globe Awards which took place at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 17) in Beverly Hills, California.


FILM:

BEST FEATURE - DRAMA
Avatar - Winner
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious
Up in the Air

BEST FEATURE - COMEDY
The Hangover - Winner
(500) Days of Summer
It�s Complicated
Julie & Julia
Nine

ACTOR - DRAMA
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart - Winner
George Clooney, Up in the Air
Colin Firth, A Single Man
Morgan Freeman, Invictus
Tobey Maguire, Brothers

ACTRESS - DRAMA
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side - Winner
Emily Blunt, The Young Victoria
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious



ACTOR - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Robert Downey Jr., Sherlock Holmes - Winner
Matt Damon, The Informant!
Daniel Day-Lewis, Nine
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 500 Days of Summer
Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man

ACTRESS - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia - Winner
Sandra Bullock, The Proposal
Marion Cotillard, Nine
Julia Roberts, Duplicity
Meryl Streep, It�s Complicated

DIRECTOR - MOTION PICTURE
James Cameron, Avatar - Winner
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Clint Eastwood, Invictus
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds - Winner
Matt Damon, Invictus
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger
Christopher Plummer, The Last Station
Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mo�Nique, Precious - Winner
Penelope Cruz, Nine
Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
Julianne Moore, A Single Man

SCREENPLAY - MOTION PICTURE
Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air - Winner
Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, District 9
Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker
Nancy Meyers, It�s Complicated
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
The White Ribbon (Germany) - Wega Films; Sony Pictures Classics - Winner
Baaria (Italy) - Medusa Film; Summit Entertainment
Broken Embraces (Spain) - El Deseo SA; Sony Pictures Classics
The Maid (Chile) - Forastero; Elephant Eye Films
A Prophet (France) - Chic Films; Sony Pictures Classics

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Up - Winner
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Coraline
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Princess and the Frog

BEST SCORE
Michael Giacchino, Up - Winner
Marvin Hamlisch, The Informant!
James Horner, Avatar
Abel Korzeniowski, A Single Man
Karen O, Carter Burwell, Where The Wild Things Are

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
The Weary Kind from Crazy Heart, Music & Lyrics by: Ryan Bingham, T Bone Burnett - Winner
Cinema Italiano from Nine, Music & Lyrics by: Maury Yeston
I Want to Come Home from Everybody�s Fine, Music & Lyrics by: Paul McCartney
I Will See You from Avatar, Music by: James Horner, Simon Franglen; Lyrics by: James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell
Winter from Brothers, Music by: U2; Lyrics by: Bono

TELEVISION:

TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA
Mad Men - Winner
Big Love
Dexter
House
True Blood

TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Glee - Winner
30 Rock
Entourage
Modern Family
The Office



PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA

Michael C. Hall, Dexter - Winner
Simon Baker, The Mentalist
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House
Bill Paxton, Big Love

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife - Winner
Glenn Close, Damages
January Jones, Mad Men
Anna Paquin, True Blood
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Toni Collette, United States of Tara - Winner
Courteney Cox, Cougar Town
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Lea Michele, Glee

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock - Winner
Steve Carell, The Office
David Duchovny, Californication
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matthew Morrison, Glee

MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Grey Gardens - Winner
Georgia O�Keeffe
Into the Storm
Little Dorrit
Taking Chance

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Kevin Bacon, Taking Chance - Winner
Kenneth Branagh, Wallander: One Step Behind
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Endgame
Brendan Gleeson, Into The Storm
Jeremy Irons, Georgia O�Keeffe

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Drew Barrymore, Grey Gardens - Winner
Joan Allen, Georgia O�Keeffe
Jessica Lange, Grey Gardens
Anna Paquin, The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Sigourney Weaver, Prayers for Bobby

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Chloe Sevigny, Big Love - Winner
Jane Adams, Hung
Rose Byrne, Damages
Jane Lynch, Glee
Janet McTeer, Into The Storm

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
John Lithgow, Dexter - Winner
Michael Emerson, Lost
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
William Hurt, Damages
Jeremy Piven, Entourage

"Showtime" is Back Beginning January 19

The ABS-CBN talent variety program "Showtime" will return on air tomorrow, January 19, despite the 20-day preventive suspension imposed by the MTRCB.

Here�s the official statement of ABS-CBN regarding the return of Showtime:

ABS-CBN is happy to announce that the talent-variety program �Showtime� will return on-air starting tomorrow, 19 Jan 2010, following the issuance of a temporary restraining order by the Court of Appeals enjoining the MTRCB from continuing to enforce the preventive suspension order on the show.

We welcome the CA resolution dated 15 January 2010, which states: "For reasons afore-stated, and as prayed for by petitioner, let a TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER be issued, as it is hereby issued, effective sixty (60) days from notice hereof, enjoining respondent MTRCB, including any and all persons acting in their behalf and under their command and authority, from continuing to enforce the Preventive Suspension Order dated January 11, 2010 issued against petitioner, pending the resolution of the instant petition."

The top-rating talent variety program was suspended by the MTRCB last January 11 after one of its guest judges, Rosanna Roces, made statements against the teachers in the January 7 live show (click HERE for related story). A temporary show "Magpasikat" replaced Showtime during the suspension.

"Vengeful" Ex-Housemates Back in Kuya's House

The remaining housemates brace for the "avengers" this week.

The two "Pinoy Big Brother" houses are back and so are evicted ex-housemates Delio, Patrick, Princess, Rica, Rob, Tom, and Yuri! They join newly evicted housemate Cathy in another �test of character� that will pit them against the remaining housemates in order to expose their true colors and capabilities.


Meanwhile, Hermes, Johan, Tibo, and Kath are nominated for eviction this week. See how they deal with the pressure from the Resback Attack Team on "Uber" with Mariel Rodriguez, "PBB Double Up" on Primetime Bida with Toni Gonzalez, and "PBB Double Uplate" with Bianca Gonzalez.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (January 12-14): "Dahil May Isang Ikaw Tops on its Last Few Days"

Here are the Comparative and Top 10 daytime and primetime TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA-7 programs on the overnight ratings of AGB Nielsen Philippines among Mega Manila households on January 12 - 14, 2010:

January 12, Tuesday


Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 20.2%
2. Magpasikat (ABS-CBN) - 16.9%
3. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.5%
4. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 15.9%
5. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 15.5%
6. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 14.6%
7. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 14.4%
8. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 12.7%
9. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 12.6%
10. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 11.3%

Primetime:
1. Darna (GMA-7) - 32.6%
2. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 31.6%
3. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 31%
4. Dahil May Isang Ikaw (ABS-CBN) - 29.9%
5. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 29.7%
6. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 28.5%
7. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 27.3%
8. Full House (GMA-7) - 25.7%
9. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 22.4%
10. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 20.9%

January 13, Wednesday Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 20.5%
2. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 17%
3. Wowowee (ABS-CBN) - 16.6%
4. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 16.3%
5. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 15.9%
6. Magpasikat (ABS-CBN) - 15.2%
7. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 15%
8. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 14.3%
9. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 12%
10. Ripley's Believe It Or Not (GMA-7) - 10.8%

Primetime:
1. Dahil May Isang Ikaw (ABS-CBN) - 33.5%
2. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 32.1%
3. Darna (GMA-7) - 31.3%
4. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 29.7%
5. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 28.7%
6. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 28%
7. Full House (GMA-7) - 26.8%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 26.2%
9. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 23.6%
10. Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) - 22.5%
January 14, Thursday Daytime:
1. Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) - 19.9%
2. Tinik Sa Dibdib (GMA-7) - 17.9%
3. Wowowee (ABS-CBN - 17.5%
4. Kaya Kong Abutin ang Langit (GMA-7) - 16.7%
5. Kapuso Movie Festival (GMA-7) - 16.4%
6. Family Feud (GMA-7) - 15.7%
7. Daisy Siete: Bebe & Me (GMA-7) - 14.7%
8. Nagsimula Sa Puso (ABS-CBN) - 14.5%
9. Magpasikat (ABS-CBN) - 14.2%
10. My Cheating Heart (ABS-CBN) - 13.4%

Primetime:
1. Dahil May Isang Ikaw (ABS-CBN) - 33.6%
2. 24 Oras (GMA-7) - 31.8%
3. Darna (GMA-7) - 31%
4. The Last Prince (GMA-7) - 30.1%
5. May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) - 29.8%
6. Pinoy Big Brother Double Up (ABS-CBN) - 28.9%
7. Full House (GMA-7) - 28.1%
8. TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) - 26.4%
9. Queen Seon Deok (GMA-7) - 21.5%
10. Tanging Yaman (ABS-CBN) - 21.2%

Source: AGB Nielsen Phils.

Star Cinema's 2009 Official Box-office Gross

According to the figures provided by Star Cinema through its executives Roxy Liquigan - Star AdProm director and Star Cinema & TV Synergy Specialist Mico del Rosario, their films for 2009 earned a total of P1.135 billion.

You Changed My Life, the Sarah Geronimo-John Lloyd Cruz-starrer, was once again a Valentine hit with its gross of P208.8 million. Star Cinema has promised that the love story of Laida Magtalas and Miggy Montenegro will continue, with Cathy Garcia-Molina still at the helm, but they have no definite date yet for its release.

Given the fact that Ai-Ai delas Alas starred in three blockbuster hits last year�Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat, BFF (Best Friends Forever), and Ang Tanging Pamilya�there is a big possibility that she will be hailed as the Box-Office Queen. However, that will depend on the criteria set by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and whether they will count the gross of Ang Tanging Ina as part of the 2009 movies, or if it should be classified as part of 2008. The three films of Ai-Ai earned a total of P374.5 million.

Del Rosario pointed out that even though Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat was part of the 2008 Metro Manila Film Fest, they still consider this Ai-Ai delas Alas starrer as part of their 2009 lineup. This is because even though the film opened on Christmas day, it had a much longer screening period during the month of January 2009.

Here are the box-office figures provided by Star Cinema on its 2009 films:

1. You Changed My Life (Star Cinema/Viva) - P208.8 million
Cast: Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz
Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina

2. Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat - P200.2 million
Cast: Ai-Ai delas Alas, Eugene Domingo
Director: Wenn Deramas

3. In My Life - P137.4 million
Cast: Vilma Santos, John Lloyd Cruz, Luis Manzano
Director: Olive Lamasan

4. I Love You Goodbye* - P108 million
Cast: Angelica Panganiban, Gabby Concepcion, Derek Ramsay, Kim Chiu
Director: Laurice Guillen

5. BFF (Best Friends Forever) - P102.5 million
Cast: Sharon Cuneta, Ai-Ai delas Alas
Director: Wenn Deramas

6. T2 (Tenement 2) - P95 million
Cast: Maricel Soriano, Mika dela Cruz
Director: Chito Ro�o

7. And I Love You So - P89.3 million
Cast: Sam Milby, Bea Alonzo, Derek Ramsay
Director: Laurenti Dyogi

8. Love Me Again: Land Down Under - P72.1 million
Cast: Angel Locsin, Piolo Pascual
Director: Rory Quintos

9. Ang Tanging Pamilya: A Marry Go Round - P72 million
Cast: Ai-Ai delas Alas, Joseph Estrada
Director: Wenn Deramas

10. Villa Estrella - P50.08 million
Cast: Maja Salvador, Shaina Magdayao, Jake Cuenca, Geoff Eigenmann
Director: Rico Ilarde

* as of January 15

"Sharon At Home" Magazine, Out Now!

The year�s most awaited magazine is now available at your favorite newsstands and in magazine stores.

Sharon At Home is Sharon Cuneta-Pangilinan�s latest offering and features a different side of the multi-awarded singer, actress, TV host, and one and only megastar.

As the magazine�s editor-in-chief, Sharon sheds her glamorous showbiz persona to give way to Sharon the homemaker, the side of her that�s into cocooning and connecting with family and friends, and who loves to organize warm and meaningful get-togethers. For her first issue, she welcomes readers into her home and shares her entertaining tips, finds, and recipes, as well as crafts that could help make your gatherings even more special and memorable.


Sharon makes her magazine even more personalized with handwritten "sticky notes" that appear throughout the magazine�making the magazine�s first issue truly a keepsake for fans and for homemakers.

It�s a known fact in the industry that Sharon is a good baker and gracious party host. But besides sharing her expertise, she has also invited some experts over for some helpful ideas. For instance, there�s event planner and stylist Teddy Manuel who styles an elegant birthday lunch and a colorful kids� picnic; event stylist Justine Bumanlag who created a stylish after-work shindig setting; Marisa Marfil who shows us fun and easy crafts you can do with your kids or friends; Tina Diaz who gives us party-ready recipes that you don�t even need to cook; Chef Martin Gonzalez of Casa Paco and Chef Alexander Tangco of Bizu who share with us their delicious recipes

Then, of course, there�s the pensive side of Sharon, the one that hopes to inspire her readers by sharing her reflections on turning 40 (January is Sharon�s birthday month), motherhood, relationships, and work. Exclusive to the magazine is an article written by Sharon on coping with the loss of her beloved nanny, Yaya Luring, who passed away last year and a candid and rare essay on Sharon opening up about her struggles with weight and her inspiring resolve to continue striving to be her best self.

Need ideas some inspiration or creative ideas for your next bonding activities? Grab a copy of Sharon At Home, available at Php120 at your favorite magazine stands. Sharon At Home is published by ABS-CBN Publishing, Inc. Check sharonathome.multiply.com and Facebook Sharon at Home page for more details.

PBB Double UP Update: Cathy Remperas is Evicted

Cathy Rempers, the Charming Babe ng Bohol, is the latest housemate to get the boot in Pinoy Big Brother Double Up House.

Here is the official and final tally of vote to evict and vote to save:


As expected, Melissa received the highest percentage of vote to save among the five nominees. She got +33.46% while Cathy finished second with +13.54% Mariel got the lowest vote to save percentage, just +1.98% among the 5 nominees.

In the vote to evict category, it was Cathy who received the highest percentage of -23.94% followed by Hermes with -13.19% The lowest among the 5 nominees was Melissa with only -1.60%

After the votes to evict and vote to save scores were combined, it was declared that the televiewers picked Cathy Remperas to get the boot.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Star Cinema "Paano Na Kaya" - Movie Poster and Publicity Photos

Here is the official movie poster and publicity photos for Star Cinema's latest movie offering titled, "Paano Na Kaya".





Showing on January 27, Paano Na Kaya is directed by Ruel S. Bayani.