Veteran actor Tony Mabesa passes away

(Eagle News)–Veteran actor Tony Mabesa has passed away. Based on the Mabesa family’s statement on director Floy Quintos’ Facebook account, Mabesa died at 10:20 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. The statement did not say what the cause of death was. “He was surrounded by family and friends,” it said. Details of the wake, it said, will be announced today. “We thank you for your prayers. we hope you can respect the family’s wish for privacy […]

2 NET Kids’ shows and 2 EBC Kids’ entries, win at Sinebata awards 2019; to represent PHL in SE Asia videofest

  (Eagle News) – Two shows of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s NET 25 Kids — “Word Hub” and “Kid Kwento” — won at the Sinebata Video Festival 2019 awards on Wednesday, October 2, in Manila. The “Word Hub: Surprise” episode bagged the award for the “Professional Fiction 8 – 12 years old” category, while “Kid Kwento: Love for Family” episode won in the “Professional Non-Fiction Under 7 years old” category. These two winning episodes of EBC-NET […]

Red Carpet premiere of EBC Films’ “GUERRERO DOS, Tuloy ang Laban” kicks off Oct. 29

Film opens in PHL cinemas nationwide starting November “GUERRERO DOS, Tuloy ang Laban,” a story about the ups and downs of life, is slated to be shown in cinemas nationwide starting November 2019. Selected personalities and members of the press will have a special red carpet advanced screening at the Cinema 4 of the SM Megamall on October 29. GUERRERO DOS was written and directed by multi awarded Director Carlo Ortega Cuevas who won such […]

Beyonce’s dad reveals his battle with breast cancer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Mathew Knowles, the father of pop diva Beyonce, has revealed his battle with breast cancer and urged other men to get tested for the disease. The 67-year-old music executive discussed his illness in an interview on “Good Morning America” Wednesday, saying he was diagnosed earlier this summer after he and his wife noticed recurring dots of blood on his shirts and on their bedsheets. “Of all the things I […]

‘Abominable’ rules N.American box office

  LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) —  “Abominable” froze out “Downton Abbey” to take the top spot in the North American box office on its first weekend in theaters, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Monday. The story of a teenager and her friends working to help a young Yeti — whom they nickname Everest — reunite with his family and avoid the clutches of a wealthy man intent on capturing one of the magical creatures […]

95.5 Pinas FM relaunches with inspiring jingle that unites, bridges Filipinos closer to home

Kakayahay nahahayag, saan man malapag. Magtutulay sa atin, di mag-iiba. Sa tugtugan na ‘to lahat tayo ay iisa. Musika ang tumutunaw sa mga hirap at daing. Pinoy ka, dito ka. By Caesar Vallejos, OPEN FOR BUSINESS With the message of hope for Filipinos around the world, 95.5 Pinas FM celebrates its relaunching on-air and online with a new jingle entitled “Pinoy Ka, Dito Ka” composed by one of the Philippines’ fastest-rising Original Pilipino Music (OPM) […]

Release of “Guerrero” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, another milestone for E25 Records

By MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) —  Another milestone for E25 Records was achieved with the successful release recently of the original “Guerrero” soundtrack music. The launch was successfully held on September 16, 2019 at the Eagle Broadcasting Corporation Atrium in Quezon City.  It was also launched simultaneously in the US via live feed performances of artists Sarah Petty and Muze from the United States in Pasadena, California. […]

95.5 PINAS FM to ‘switch’ on September 30 with OPM artists

95.5 PINAS FM, the FM station of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) will be relaunching its programming in an event dubbed “The Switch” at the Studio 1 of Eagle at the EBC Building along 25 Central Avenue, Quezon City. “We invite everyone to listen and witness the unraveling of the new direction of PINAS FM. We have been known in the industry for pioneering the airing of pure OPM entertainment with the PINAS FM brand. This […]

‘Lola Igna’ wins “Best Picture,” other major awards at the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

by MJ Racadio Eagle News and Features contributor The movie ‘Lola Igna’ won Best Picture, Best Musical Score and Best Screen Play at the recent Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Awards Ceremony on September 15, 2019, at the one Esplanade in Pasay City. Actress Angie Ferro who plays the main character of the film, “Lola Igna” also won Best Actress award, directed by award-winning director Eduardo Roy Jr. “This is my first starring role,” Ferro told […]

‘Thrones’ wins top drama Emmy as ‘Fleabag’ springs a surprise

by Andrew MARSZAL LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Game of Thrones” took the top Emmy for best drama Sunday but dark British comedy “Fleabag” was the surprise big winner of television’s glitziest night, dominating the comedy prizes at a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles. “Thrones” — the most decorated fictional show in the history of the Emmys, television’s Oscars — finished with 12 awards overall for its final season. “Thank you to the hardest […]

Emmys begin as ‘Thrones’ and ‘Veep’ seek final glory

by Andrew MARSZAL LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston opened the Emmy Awards on Sunday with a tribute to television’s so-called golden era, as “Game of Thrones” and “Veep” take their final tilts at glory. Cranston appeared on stage after a comedy skit which saw a cartoon Homer Simpson introduced as “host” — and quickly crushed by a falling piano. “Television has never been bigger. Television has never mattered more. […]

Five things to watch for on Emmys night

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Television’s glitzy big night out is upon us — the 71st Emmy Awards kick off Sunday evening in Los Angeles. A little show called “Game of Thrones” looks set to dominate the proceedings one last time. But there is more to television’s Oscars than the blood-spattered fight for the Iron Throne. Here are five things to look out for: – No host, many stars – The Oscars went without […]