Smells Like Noughties Spirit: Classic teen drama ‘Tabing Ilog’ to return as a musical

The iconic early noughties TV teen drama Tabing Ilog (literally “Riverside”), which could probably be best described as our local rip-off of the U.S. hit Dawson’s Creek, is getting a musical reboot. Nearly two decades after its last episode aired, a teaser poster was released on social media last night touting Tabing Ilog The Musical, ...

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ABS-CBN apologizes to Butuan congressman after tantrum over ‘offensive’ depiction of city

ABS-CBN apologizes to Butuan congressman after tantrum over ‘offensive’ depiction of city

Things must be pretty slow in the ol’ running-the-country department this time of year — or so we assume. We’re not sure how else Agusan Del Norte Congressman...

After weeks of denials, James Reid and Nadine Lustre confirm breakup

After weeks of denials, James Reid and Nadine Lustre confirm breakup

After weeks of denials (and Instagram photos showing them vacationing in Brazil together), musicians and actors James Reid and Nadine Lustre, better known by their couple...

Lea Salonga, Anne Curtis call for ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, sign journalist-led petition

Lea Salonga, Anne Curtis call for ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, sign journalist-led petition

Two months away from the expiration of ABS-CBN’s franchise, Broadway icon Lea Salonga and actress Anne Curtis have signed a petition calling for the renewal of the media...

Despite being slammed for transphobic lyrics, FIlipino rapper’s song streams on Spotify

Despite being slammed for transphobic lyrics, FIlipino rapper’s song streams on Spotify

Just to be clear: this is not us endorsing an alleged transphobic artist who is dropping his music on a global streaming service. This is us reporting the fact that, while local...

Imelda Marcos documentary ‘The Kingmaker’ premieres at CCP

Imelda Marcos documentary ‘The Kingmaker’ premieres at CCP

The controversial documentary The Kingmaker, which chronicles the political career of convicted criminal and former First Lady Imelda Marcos, will finally make its local premiere...

Veteran journalist, Duterte critic Twink Macaraig passes away after long bout with cancer

Veteran journalist, Duterte critic Twink Macaraig passes away after long bout with cancer

Television journalist Twink Macaraig passed away today after a long bout with cancer, according to cable channel ANC, where she used to work as an anchor. Macaraig was the host of...

K-pop group Stray Kids coming back to Manila for concert

K-pop group Stray Kids coming back to Manila for concert

K-pop fans have a new reason to celebrate after boy band Stray Kids announced yesterday that they’re coming back to Manila for a concert in April. The eight-man group will...

‘I hope she just jumped’: Showbiz reporter Jobert Sucaldito slammed over suicide crack about Nadine Lustre

‘I hope she just jumped’: Showbiz reporter Jobert Sucaldito slammed over suicide crack about Nadine Lustre

Entertainment reporter Jobert Sucaldito is earning brickbats online after joking that actress Nadine Lustre should have jumped from a building. The controversy took off after a...

Comedian Joey de Leon slammed for lewd comments directed at women on ‘Eat Bulaga!’

Comedian Joey de Leon slammed for lewd comments directed at women on ‘Eat Bulaga!’

Netizens are criticizing television host Joey de Leon after he made lewd comments directed at two women on his noontime show Eat Bulaga! yesterday. De Leon made the remarks during...


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