Entertainment

Performance-heavy pandemic-era Grammys begins

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The 63rd Grammys kicked off Sunday with a song from Harry Styles as organizers sought to ditch the virtual pandemic-era awards show format with a series of live appearances from the industry’s biggest stars — socially distanced, of course. Styles delivered his hit “Watermelon Sugar” after host Trevor Noah opened the normally glitzy affair from Los Angeles, joking that it would be the largest outdoor event of 2021 since […]

No holds barred: Meghan and Harry’s historic interview

  by Thomas URBAIN, with Ben SHEPPARD in Washington Agence France Presse NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Meghan Markle opened up about battling suicidal thoughts, Prince Harry disclosed a painful rift with his father — and both settled a fair few scores in their history-making interview with Oprah Winfrey. The gloves came off as the pair lifted the veil on their dramatic exit from royal life, holding little back as they alleged racism in […]

NET25’s romantic drama series ‘Ikaw Ay Akin’ shines with Meg Imperial and Fabio Ide as lead stars

By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS The romantic drama series of NET25 continues with IKAW AY AKIN starting March 6, 2021.  The show’s first season (Book 1) was highlighted by the reunification of the much-loved characters Reina and Romer, played by Ynna Asistio and Geoff Eigenmann. In Book 1, they freed themselves from the past to fight for their love. Aired every Saturday at 8 PM, Ikaw ay Akin will be top-billed by the country’s […]

‘Minari’ wins Golden Globe for best foreign language film

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Minari,” the critically acclaimed story of a Korean-American family that moves to a farm in rural Arkansas in the 1980s, on Sunday won the Golden Globe for best foreign language film. It bested “Another Round” (Denmark), “La Llorona” (Guatemala, France), “The Life Ahead” (Italy) and “Two Of Us” (France, US). © Agence France-Presse

EBC rebrands FM radio to Eagle FM 95.5 to mark its 10th year

Eagle FM 95.5 plays the classics, both homegrown and foreign hits   Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) has rebranded its FM portal to Eagle FM 95.5 as part of the FM station’s 10th year anniversary this 2021. From the previous PinasFM 95.5 name that plays only OPM music hits, EBC’s FM radio station is now called Eagle FM 95.5 “where the classics never end.” With this tagline, Eagle FM 95.5 plays the hits, both local and […]

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer dead at 91

  by Laurent Banguet / with Janet McEvoy in Paris Agence France Presse Veteran Canadian actor Christopher Plummer, whose decades-long career featured an indelible star turn in “The Sound of Music” and an Oscar win late in life, died on Friday, his manager announced. He was 91. Plummer died at his home in Connecticut with his wife Elaine Taylor at his side, his longtime friend and manager Lou Pitt said. “Chris was an extraordinary man […]

Black Panther’ TV series in development for Disney+

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Disney is developing a “Black Panther” television series set in the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda as part of a massive new five-year content deal with director Ryan Coogler, the company said Monday. Global smash hit film “Black Panther” starring the late Chadwick Boseman was adored by critics and audiences, becoming the first comic book movie to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars, and grossing over $1 […]

Iconic TV and radio interviewer Larry King dead at 87

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — TThe iconic talk show host Larry King, one of the most recognizable figures on US television as he interviewed everyone who was anyone over a career spanning 60 years, died Saturday at the age of 87. The company he co-founded, Ora Media, did not state a cause of death but media reports said King had been battling Covid-19 for weeks and had suffered several health problems in recent years. […]

EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos:Tuloy ang Laban” qualifies as PHL entry to this year’s Golden Globe Awards

  By MJ Racadio Eagle News Service entertainment contributor (Eagle News) – EBC Films’ “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy Ang Laban (The Fight Continues)” was selected as one of the two films from the Philippines that have passed the requirements to represent the country as a foreign language film entry to the 78th Golden Globe Awards this year. The list of foreign language films that made it to this year’s submissions to the Golden Globe awards is […]

Teachers win P94,000 jackpot prize in “Sana All” round of NET25 Happy Time’s “Bawal Peyk News”

  (Eagle News) — A group of public school teachers got the P94,000 jackpot prize in the “Sana All” jackpot round of the “Bawal Peyk News” game segment NET25 noontime show “Happy Time” on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Four teachers of New Era Elementary School in Quezon City joined the “Bawal Peyk News” segment of “Happy Time” hosted by Anjo Yllana, Janno Gibbs and Kitkat.   The teachers were also asked about the challenges of handling […]

Boobsie, nag-guest host sa “Eat’s Singing Time”; todo na sa saya with Marcelito Pomoy at JC Parker

Naki-join sa kantahan, saya at kainan ang super funny comedian-singer na si Boobsie sa “Eat’s Singing Time”, ang pinakabagong game show ng NET25,, nitong Biyernes, Jan. 8, sa pilot week ng naturang show. Todo na nga sa pagbibigay saya ang pinakabagong show na handog ng Eagle Broadcasting Corporation nang sinamahan ni Boobsie nitong Biyernes ng gabi, ang regular hosts ng show na sina Marcelito Pomoy at Jaycee Parker Aguas. Ang “Eat’s Singing Time” ay mapapanood […]

NET25 launches newest game show on Philippine TV

EAT’S SINGING TIME will be LIVE on-air and online on NET25, January 4, 8 PM-9 PM By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS EAT’S SINGING TIME of NET25 is the newest game show on Philippine television. Starting January 4, 2020, EAT’S SINGING TIME will be aired Monday to Friday, 8 PM-9 PM, hosted by world-class artist Marcelito Pomoy and the fierce, funny foodie, Jaycee Parker.  They will be joined by the hilarious Boobsie Wonderland. NET25’s latest […]