Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Music ID app Shazam gets TV quiz show

Shazam, the smartphone app that can identify full songs and tracks from short clips, is at the center of a new game show ordered by US network Fox. Just like the app itself, TV show “Beat Shazam” has contestants trying to identify the name and artist or group credited for an untitled track. The episode’s […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Games, Multimedia, Music, Online, Science & Technology ·
Gary V talks about changes on ‘ASAP’

Gary V talks about changes on ‘ASAP’

Gary Valenciano, one of the senior members of ABS-CBN’s Sunday show “ASAP” waxed philosophical describing the show’s journey through the years, comparing “ASAP” to a beach and competing shows to waves. “With regards to the other show, what they have created was a huge wave and every body rode on that wave but it has […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Chef Claude Tayag to showcase ‘Flavors of The Philippines’ in annual Embassy Chef Challenge

Chef Claude Tayag to showcase ‘Flavors of The Philippines’ in annual Embassy Chef Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The “Flavors of the Philippines” is getting ready to take the largest diplomatic community in the world by storm at the 8th annual Embassy Chef Challenge that will be held on 25 May 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. As Washington’s leading international culinary event, the Embassy […]

19.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Local News ·
Arci on death rumors: Sikat na ako!

Arci on death rumors: Sikat na ako!

“Sikat na ako!” This was the statement of actress Arci Muñoz as she reacted to rumors that she died in a car accident during the Holy Week break. “Natawa nga ako, gusto ko nga mag-tweet actually ng ano, ‘[ako ang] spirit ni Arci.’ Gusto ko [mag-tweet] pero huwag na nga lang, huwag na lang patulan,” […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Film adaptation of ‘Downton Abbey’ possibility: producer

Film adaptation of ‘Downton Abbey’ possibility: producer

While the British period drama “Downton Abbey” may have come to an end, there’s already talk that the series could come back to life on the big screen. The final episode of the wildly popular series aired Sunday in the US, wrapping up the story lines of different members of the Crawley household after six […]

07.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Anne to make up for lost time, denies she’s engaged

Anne to make up for lost time, denies she’s engaged

Anne Curtis was not that visible in 2015. She didn’t have a new movie (her last was “The Gifted” last year) and her last TV show was “Dyesebel” that ran from March to July of 2014 yet. It’s good she still has regular exposure on “It’s Showtime”, but we don’t think that’s enough. As we […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Kawaii’ style: born in Japan, now taking on the world

‘Kawaii’ style: born in Japan, now taking on the world

(Tokyo-AFP) – Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the “girly” style. The hugely popular “kawaii” (cute) look, which blends traditional Japanese concepts of purity and innocence with the doll-like aesthetic embodied by Hello Kitty […]

17.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Jose Mari Chan: Recollections and recognitions

Jose Mari Chan: Recollections and recognitions

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Jose Mari Chan started his entertainment career as host and singer of the TV show “9 Teeners” in 1966. He became popular when his singles “Afterglow” (1967) and “Deep In My Heart” (1969) hit the airwaves and became fan favorites. Even when he moved to the US in 1975, his songs were […]

22.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Matteo changes mind about getting married

Matteo changes mind about getting married

MANILA, Aug 28 (Mabuhay) — MATTEO GUIDICELLI was launched with Shaina Magdayao as the lead stars of “Single/ Single”, the first teleserye on the cable channel Cinema One about wealth management, co-produced with the Philippine Star. As usual, the racer turned actor is besieged once again with questions concerning his girlfriend, Sarah Geronimo. After rumors […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
LJ not insecure of Mariel: Wala akong pakialam

LJ not insecure of Mariel: Wala akong pakialam

MANILA  (Mabuhay) –LJ Moreno-Alapag is elated that her morning show with Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla and Danica Sotto-Pingris, “Happy Wife, Happy Life”, is doing well on its second season and they’ve been informed that there will surely be a Season 3. “Happy ang network sa ratings namin at marami kaming commercials kaya tuloy-tuloy lang ang show,” she […]

06.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Marisa Tomei joins ‘Empire’

Marisa Tomei joins ‘Empire’

(Relaxnews) – Fox has signed up Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei to the cast list of its show “Empire”. The star is set to join Alicia Keys, Chris Rock, Lenny Kravitz and Adam Rodriguez on season 2 of the show, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She will play the character of Mimi Whiteman, a hip-hop loving […]

05.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
BB Gandanghari shares slimming secret

BB Gandanghari shares slimming secret

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Many admire BB Gandanghari for his slim physique, it is as such that, we eagerly asked him how he achieved it. The transgender actor revealed that it took 10 years of hard work to achieve the look. He described his weight loss regimen as an ordeal. Despite the hardship, BB is keeping […]

07.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
James Bond ‘submarine Lotus’ goes up for auction on eBay for $1 million

James Bond ‘submarine Lotus’ goes up for auction on eBay for $1 million

(Relaxnews) – It’s an underwater car that can’t be driven and doesn’t work in water, but this former James Bond prop has been listed on eBay for a cool $1 million. The Lotus Esprit “submarine car” appeared in the film “The Spy Who Loved Me” in 1977 and is, according to the owner, one of […]

Powers Rangers to morph into theaters in 2016

Powers Rangers to morph into theaters in 2016

(Relaxnews) – Announced in May, the new film adaptation of the famous 1990s TV series now has a release date: July 22, 2016. Produced by Lionsgate and Saban, the feature is scripted by Robert Orci (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”) and by “X-Men: First Class” screenwriters Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller. It will explore the origin […]

15.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
‘Modern Family’ star opens beer bar in Utah

‘Modern Family’ star opens beer bar in Utah

(Relaxnews) – The actor who plays a bumbling but lovable TV dad on the US comedy series “Modern Family” has opened the doors to a new beer hall in Utah. Ty Burrell, best known for his role as Phil Dunphy on the award-winning TV show, has teamed up with local food celebrity and Salt Lake […]

‘American Hustle,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ win early Golden Globes

‘American Hustle,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ win early Golden Globes

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – “American Hustle” stars Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence took early prizes at the Golden Globes on Sunday, while cult TV show “Breaking Bad” won honors on the small screen. Adams won best actress and Lawrence best supporting actress for their role in the crime caper, which was among the leading contenders for […]

13.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Through December 9, 2013 Various times, primarily 8:00 p.m. Atwater Village Theatre 3269 Casitas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90039 Various ticket prices depending on date. Web announcement and tickets: dallas.brownpapertickets.com/ or 800-838-3006 DALLAS NON-STOP is set in a Manila call-center about a woman trying to imagine herself in the United States through the prism of the “Dallas” TV show. The […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Blake Lively is the latest face of L’Oréal Paris

Blake Lively is the latest face of L’Oréal Paris

(Relaxnews) – The 26-year-old actress has been unveiled as the latest brand ambassador for the French cosmetics giant. Former “Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively is the latest face of L’Oréal Paris, joining a star-studded list of the brand’s ambassadors, who include Julianne Moore, Freida Pinto, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria, Beyoncé Knowles, Lara Stone, Hugh Laurie, Laetitia […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
‘House of Cards’ makes TV history with Emmy nod

‘House of Cards’ makes TV history with Emmy nod

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – The Netflix political drama “House of Cards” made entertainment history Thursday, becoming the first online-only series ever to be nominated for a major Emmy award. The FX miniseries “American Horror Story: Asylum” collected 17 nods, the most of any TV show, in the run-up to the 65th annual primetime Emmy awards ceremony […]

18.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Marvel series ‘Agents of SHIELD’ gets September premiere date

Marvel series ‘Agents of SHIELD’ gets September premiere date

(Relaxnews) – The latest series by John Whedon (“The Avengers”) will be broadcast in the US on ABC every Tuesday night at 8, the same time slot as the most-watched series in the US, “NCIS.” One of the most anticipated new American series, “Agents of SHIELD” will broadcast its first episode on September 24. The […]

17.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Johnny Depp swaps pirates for wild west in ‘Lone Ranger’

Johnny Depp swaps pirates for wild west in ‘Lone Ranger’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Johnny Depp and the makers of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise have swapped the high seas for the wild west in “The Lone Ranger,” as they seek to reboot an American pop culture icon. Having earned more than $3.6 billion at the box office with the “Pirates” blockbusters, producer Jerry Bruckheimer […]

04.07.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Google+ trends: ‘Arrested Development’ returns

Google+ trends: ‘Arrested Development’ returns

(Relaxnews) – On Monday, May 27, Google+ users are discussing the return of the TV show “Arrested Development” and sharing gifs created on Google+ with one another. The popular TV show “Arrested Development” returned to screens on Sunday night seven years after it was cancelled by the Fox Network. The new series, which is available […]

27.05.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Disney star Bella Thorne writing high school series ‘Autumn Falls’

Disney star Bella Thorne writing high school series ‘Autumn Falls’

(Relaxnews) – Due in the summer of 2014 is the first in a series of novels from 15-year-old Disney star Bella Thorne of the “Shake It Up” TV show. Co-written with Elise Allen, who assisted Hilary Duff with “Elixir,” “Devoted” and “True,” Thorne’s “Autumn Falls” follows a 14-year-old high schooler whose life takes an unexpected […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Books, Hollywood Stars ·
New Depeche Mode songs to be broadcast in Times Square

New Depeche Mode songs to be broadcast in Times Square

(Relaxnews) – English electro outfit Depeche Mode will be performing in the “Live on Letterman” web concert series in New York on March 11, showcasing, for the first time, songs from the band’s new LP “Delta Machine.” The performance will be webcast in Times Square and on the web. The “Live On Letterman” series is […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
TV5’s Blast Off for 2013

TV5’s Blast Off for 2013

RESORTS WORLD MANILA, PASAY CITY — TV5 welcomes the New Year with its biggest show of force as the Kapatid Network launches its biggest offerings for the first quarter of 2013. In a high-velocity themed TV special entitled “Go5!,” the Network’s contract stars and executives, led by Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP), came in full force signifying […]

29.01.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·