Entertainment

OPM singer April Boy Regino passes away

  (Eagle News) — Singer April Boy Regino has passed away, his brother said on Sunday, Nov. 29. “Nakakalungkot naman ang araw na ito..wala na ang kuya April Boy ko,” Vingo Regino said. No cause of death was specified. The singer was best known for his songs “Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin,” “Umiiyak ang Puso,” and “Paano ang Puso Ko.” In 2013, the OPM singer announced he was retiring from show business as he continued to […]

EBC-NET 25 makes its mark as “Ang Daigdig Ko’y Ikaw,” its first-ever romantic drama series premieres tonight at 8 p.m.

Watch how love overcomes challenges even amid the virus pandemic (Eagle News) – The first-ever romantic drama series of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s NET25 premieres tonight, Saturday, at 8 p.m. with “Ang Daigdig Ko’y Ikaw” with a storyline that incorporates life under the new normal. Set in the scenic and historic Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, with breathtaking views and cultural vistas that take pride in the Filipino heritage, NET25 makes its mark in Philippine television. […]

Bago at unang romantic drama series ng NET 25 ‘Ang Daigdig Ko’y ikaw’, mapapanood na sa Nobyembre

Ni Phoebe Publico Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — Inihahandog ng NET 25 ang kauna-unahang romantic drama series ‘Ang Daigdig Ko’y Ikaw’ na nakatakdang ipalabas sa Nobyembre. Gagampanan ang dalawang lead roles nina Geoff Eigenmann at Ynna Asistio at ito rin ang kanilang unang pagtatambal on screen at sa telebisyon. Kasama sa powerhouse cast nito sina Elizabeth Oropesa, Tanya Gomez, Richard Quan, AJ Muhlach, Anna Mabasa-Muhlach, Arielle Roces, Jiro Custodio, at marami pang iba. Mula […]

NET25, Philippine’s first digital TV soars with new shows, unveils new logo during the pandemic

By Caesar Vallejos, Open for Business NET25, the first digital broadcast television station in the Philippines, recently launched a dozen new TV programs and projects and unveiled a new logo representing the commitment of its mother network, Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) – to soar high above the challenges of the global pandemic. The brand refresh of NET25 features the world’s largest eagle in terms of length and wing surface – the Philippine Eagle – “a […]

NET25 “Happy Time” host Kitkat wins “Best Noontime Show Host”, “Most Outstanding Comedian” in Gawad Amerika awards

  (Eagle News) – Comedian-singer Kitkat, one of the hosts of EBC-NET 25’s noontime show “Happy Time” was chosen as “Best Noontime Show Host,” as well as “Most Outstanding Comedian in the Field of Humanitarian Services” by the 19th Annual Gawad Amerika Awards Night. The award’s night is set on Nov. 21 this year at the Celebrity Center International in Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, California. Charles Simbulan, the CEO and Founding President of the Gawad […]

EBC-NET 25 launches first-ever musical sitcom, “Kesayasaya!” as tribute to OFWs, Filipino families

(Eagle News) – Just when you thought the COVID-19 pandemic has stagnated TV programming, Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s NET 25 comes up with yet again a new offering, the musical sitcom, “Kesayasaya!” which pays tribute to Filipino families and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), and which promises to complete your Sunday evening viewing habit. This weekly musical sitcom which will have its pilot episode on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m., features the return of the Robin […]

NET 25’s new noontime show “Happy Time” promises fun and surprises, as it gives hope amid pandemic

Show starts on Monday, Sept. 14 with hosts Anjo Yllana, Kitkat, and Janno Gibbs (Eagle News) – Get ready for the newest noon time show in the country, “Happy Time” with hosts Anjo Yllana, Kitkat and Janno Gibbs that will surely bring fun and surprises to audiences – both young and old alike. This newest show to be aired starting Monday, Sept. 14, at NET25, of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) will be aired weekdays, Monday […]

‘The Avengers’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ actress Diana Rigg dies at 82: agent

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Award-winning British actress Diana Rigg, who starred in the original “The Avengers” television series and “Game of Thrones”, has died aged 82, her agent announced on Thursday. “It is with tremendous sadness that we announce that Dame Diana Rigg died peacefully early this morning,” Simon Beresford said in a statement. “She was at home with her family who have asked for privacy at this difficult time,” he added, calling her […]

BTS hit ‘Dynamite’ worth $1.4 billion to South Korea: govt

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — K-pop sensation BTS’s US-chart-topping single “Dynamite” could generate more than $1.4 billion for the South Korean economy and thousands of new jobs in the country, a government study claimed Monday. The trailblazing septet cemented their prominence in the world’s biggest music market last week, when the all-English track debuted at number one in the Billboard Hot 100. The feat had previously eluded rapper Psy, whose Gangnam Style was a global […]

‘Batman’ filming halted after Pattinson gets Covid-19

by Jocelyne ZABLIT LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Filming in Britain for the latest Batman movie has been halted after its star Robert Pattinson reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after shooting had resumed. “A member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols,” Warner Bros. said in a statement to AFP. “Filming is temporarily paused.” The studio did not name the person […]

The Rock reveals family coronavirus battle

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his entire family tested positive for coronavirus but have made a full recovery, the professional wrestler turned Hollywood A-lister said Wednesday. Johnson, the world’s top-paid actor, urged his 196 million Instagram followers to wear masks and avoid “politicizing” the pandemic after revealing that he, his wife, and two young daughters had picked up Covid-19 from close family friends. “This has been one of the […]

‘Home back home’: Rapper Akon plans $6billion city in Senegal homeland

by Philippe SIUBERSKI DAKAR, Senegal (AFP) — Rapper Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to their “home back home”. The R&B star, who boasts two multi-platinum albums, told a news conference Monday he had laid the first stone for the city in the Atlantic Ocean village of Mbodiene around 100 kilometers (60 miles) south of the Senegalese capital Dakar. […]