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Why Dingdong Dantes finds hosting therapeutic
by Jerry Donato - April 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Dingdong Dantes recently represented his shows, “Family Feud” and “Amazing Earth,” when GMA Entertainment Group launched its campaign, “Basta’t Sama-Sama… Best Time Ev...
What ‘Miss Saigon’ songs are on your playlist?
by Jerry Donato - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Aside from the universal themes embedded in the narrative and recognizable characters, musicals are a hit because of their well-crafted songs.
Denin Sy goes mellow and melancholic in latest single
by Jerry Donato - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Filipinos have a penchant for songs about love and romance. Singers and songwriters, as a response, explore with fondness such themes in different music genres.
‘Miss Saigon’ in one’s mind
by Jerry Donato - April 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Theater is a place where people converge to watch and witness either a (straight) play or a musical that touches the heart and tells universal emotions close to hearth and home.
Gabby Concepcion on leading lady Marian Rivera’s primetime comeback: ‘I’m just here to support her’
by Jerry Donato - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Gabby Concepcion teams up with Marian Rivera for the first time in the GMA Prime series, “My Guardian Alien.” It’s a fulfillment of a long-overdue plan to have the actor and the actress headline...
Marian Rivera takes on projects that her children can watch
by Jerry Donato - March 28, 2024 - 12:00am
With her upcoming primetime show, “My Guardian Alien,” Marian Rivera has added sci-fi to the growing array of genres — from drama, fantasy, romance, and action to historical and comedy — that...
Direk Zig Dulay continues to explore Fantasy Worlds
by Jerry Donato - March 27, 2024 - 12:00am
After helming the hit show “Maria Clara at Ibarra” and film “Firefly,” Zig Dulay is in charge of the mise-en-scéne of the GMA teleserye “My Guardian Angel.”
Kapuso loveteams lead Sparkle’s first overseas show
by Jerry Donato - March 25, 2024 - 12:00am
For its first-ever international show, Sparkle GMA Artist Center has tapped six of its brightest stars to bring a piece (and an experience) of home to Filipinos in Canada and regale them. Hence, it is titled “Sparkle...
Angel, Elle and Lexi want to inspire fellow women to love themselves
by Jerry Donato - March 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Angel Guardian, Elle Villanueva, and Lexi Gonzales are three of the 10 Kapuso stars that form the collective called Sparkle 10. They are “all empowered, intelligent, and beautiful,” as described by their...
Sala draws inspiration from people’s stories when creating music
by Jerry Donato - March 19, 2024 - 12:00am
Creative inspiration comes from different sources.
Kuh Ledesma shares her b-day playlist
by Jerry Donato - March 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Last year, Kuh Ledesma had a post-birthday presentation titled “KuhL Getaway Party” at the Hacienda Isabella and shared life experiences through songs.
Plume jumpstarts music career with Beautiful single
by Jerry Donato - March 16, 2024 - 12:00am
The Computer Science student Plume has jumpstarted his recording career with the song Beautiful, under the tutelage of AltG Records, a GMA Music sub-label.
Faith Da Silva, Lianne Valentin proud and empowered by Sparkle 10 inclusion
by Jerry Donato - March 14, 2024 - 12:00am
The past two years have seen Sparkle GMA Artist Center become more committed to discovering new faces and forming unique groups from its crop of talents. Thus, there are Sparkle 8, Sparkada, and Sparkle Sweeth...
Ruru Madrid learns from action idols, rides high on ratings
by Jerry Donato - March 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Ruru Madrid further strengthens his foothold in the action genre with the GMA Primetime Telebabad show, “Black Rider.” It’s a follow-up to the action and adventure-filled “Lolong,” with...
Jason Abalos and EA Guzman are first-time lawyers on screen
by Jerry Donato - March 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Earning the right to be part of “the bar” for the legal drama, “Lilet Matias: Attorney-At-Law” are GMA actors Jason Abalos and Edgar Allan “EA” Guzman. Their respective characters,...
An intimate portrait of Tessie Agana’s life and times
by Jerry Donato - March 7, 2024 - 12:00am
“She started out when she was about six years old, and (she did) ‘Roberta,’ the big movie when she was eight years old. From eight to 14, it was when she made a lot of her movies as a child st...
Jo Berry lives her childhood dream in GMA’s new inspirational series
by Jerry Donato - March 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Jo Berry is poised to essay another endearing character in the GMA Afternoon Prime series, “Lilet Matias: Attorney-At-Law,” with a narrative about hope, justice, and self-worth.
For ‘Emojination’ hosts Miles and Chamyto, rapport matters a lot at work
by Jerry Donato - March 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Part of every Kapatid’s Sunday entertainment fare is “Emojination,” which features the trio of Maja Salvador, Miles Ocampo, and Chamyto Aguedan. They promise a weekend afternoon full of fun and...
Maja Salvador finds her niche in hosting
by Jerry Donato - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Maja Salvador belongs to that circle of thespians who have also successfully proven themselves as hosts. Her recent win as Best Host in the Game/Quiz Program category at the Asian TV Awards is a testament to th...
Anthony Rosaldo gives musical theater another shot
by Jerry Donato - February 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Anthony Rosaldo is a Sparkle GMA artist, who can sing, dance, and act. He can be described as a triple threat in the language of musical theater.
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