Julius Babao joins Frontline Philippines on TV5
Veteran news anchor and journalist Julius Babao has officially joined Frontline Philippines, a newscast on TV5. A broadcast personality for more than three decades, primarily with ABS-CBN, Mr. Babao will deliver the best stories of the day with fellow veteran Cheryl Cosim. Mr. Babao will join the daily program of Frontline Philippines February 7. The show airs daily at 5:30 p.m., live on TV5 and live on News 5’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Dexter Doria tackles fake news
Award-winning veteran actress Dexter Doria has ventured into vlogging as part of her efforts to combat fake news and misinformation on social media. For the vlog called Didi Serye, Ms. Doria created the character “Nana Didi”, who worked as a teacher in a public school for 43 years before retiring to care for her grandchildren. Nana Didi decides to create a vlog after seeing the prevalence of misinformation on social media, including posts by her former students on topics such as Tallano’s so-called gold and the ‘golden years of martial law’ . Nana Didi also tackles confirmation bias and tells the public not to believe everything they read online, saying they need to check its veracity first. Various artists have praised and expressed their support for Nana Didi by sharing her Didi Serye vlogs on their respective social media pages, including actresses Pinky Amador and Rita Avila, Arman Ferrer, Rivermaya’s Mark Escueta and actor Bart Guingona.
The Penthouse Season 3 airs on GMA
GMA Network Brings Back Top Rated K-Drama, The Penthouse, which centers on the lives of three women in a luxury high-rise apartment. Season 3 of the show will start airing on February 7 at 9:35 p.m. on GMA Telebabad. The final season – starring Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, and Eugene – continues to tell the story of wealthy families living in Hera’s Palace and their children attending Cheong-ah School of the Arts. The final round of greed, corruption, justice, and redemption has only just begun in Season 3.
Cinema One Names First’Kusina Kween’
HOME COOK Irene Rose Ortega has been hailed as the first ‘Kusina Kween’ as she progresses mechanical dish emerged as the winning entry in Cinema One’s cooking challenge last Christmas. Ms Ortega made the dish special by incorporating white cheese sauce and rice, calling it Cheesy mechadito Rice cooking. The winning recipe for the “Noche Buena Challenge” is now available on Cinema One’s YouTube channel. Meanwhile, Marie Reyes emerged as the first runner-up with her Seafood Paella with Bagnet; Maribeth Saporas won second place with her Christmas EmBundtido Wreath with orange marmalade sauce; and the third runner-up was Christine Cruz who gave the classic Pinoy dish an English twist caldereta with his chicken Caldereta Chinese dough. Ms. Ortega won 50,000 pesos and a Kyowa air fryer oven for her win. Along with having all of their recipes aired on Cinema One on January 30, the three finalists won Kyowa Air Fryer Ovens as their consolation prizes. Cinema One Judges Kusina Kween: The Noche Buena Challenge included restaurateur and chef author Tatung Sarthou and recipe developer and food blogger Vanjo Merano from Panlasang Pinoy.
we are all dead is part of the Netflix TOP 10
AFTER its release on Netflix on January 28, The Korean Zombie Adventure we are all dead climbed the Netflix Top 10 list (non-English TV list) in 91 countries around the world. Before its release, we are all dead garnered great interest from global audiences for the trailer, racking up over 16 million views in English-speaking countries. we are all dead is a Netflix series about students trapped in a school overrun by a zombie virus. According to the Netflix website www.top10.netflix.com, to February 2, we are all dead recorded approximately 124.79 million hours watched within three days of release and grabbed 1st placed in the Top 10 (non-English television) in 29 countries and was ranked in the Top 10 the following days in 62 other countries, including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Greece, Russia, Spain and Italy. we are all dead is streaming exclusively on Netflix.
Globe partners with Soundcloud
GLOBE opens the door to a larger and more diverse music library by partnering with SoundCloud as the first exclusive telecommunications partner in the Philippines. Through this partnership, Globe customers can stream music from Soundcloud, the world’s largest catalog of over 300 million tracks, from emerging creators to global superstars. Customers can connect directly to SoundCloud via Globe Go+99 prepaid promo with GoLISTEN. For P99, prepaid subscribers can enjoy 8GB of data on SoundCloud and 8GB more on all other music streaming services. Creators can upload and share their audio on the platform. Registered creators without a paid subscription can upload up to 180 minutes of audio to their profile at no cost, while paid subscribers can enjoy 360 minutes of unlimited upload time. Postpaid subscribers and prepaid WiFi customers can have seamless, uninterrupted music sessions on SoundCloud via GPlan and HomeSURF, which have larger data allowances for the app.
Love the focus on discovery + February shows
DISCOVERY+ focuses on love in February with everything from a wedding to sexual mishaps. Korea’s 12 Reality TV Singles Strangers in love each tries their luck through seven sets of missions in hopes of finding the right one. Meanwhile, home improvement show host Tarek El Moussa and his fiancée Heather Rae Young are planning their wedding on Tarek and Heather: The big one I do. To grab Sex sent me to the ER, now available on Discovery+, for stories of sexual escapades gone wrong that resulted in medical emergencies. Delve into the affair of husband and wife Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka in the Ken and Barbie Killers: The Lost Murder Tapes. Anni: The Honeymoon Murder delves into the murder of newlywed Anni Dewani in one of South Africa’s most infamous and mysterious crimes.
Noël Cabangon releases a new EP
Singer-songwriter Noel Cabangon has unveiled his latest four-track EP, Para Sa’yo on Spotify. The veteran singer-songwriter offers a collection of original songs that explore warmth and love. Mr. Cabangon became popular with his single “Kanlungan“, as well as singles like”Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko,” and “Di Na Natuto,” among many others. He also collaborated with other OPM artists like Aikee on the song “Pag Ibig“, Leanne & Naara on”Habangbuhay,” and Moonstar88 on “Pasa.” to listen Para Sa’yo at https://open.spotify.com/artist/2fonBGBLc7lUoikMqms5Zl?si=TewrP8WoQBiu7AgxPQ5z9w.
Shanti Dope releases new single
RAPPER Shanti Dope has collaborated with Pricetagg on her new single, “Amen.” Along with the single’s release, Shanti Dope released her official music video, which is now available on Universal Records Philippines’ YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/watch?v=–P3tfNwdEY). Directed by Jeremy Lim, the clip sees the two rappers as two artwork of the Spanish colonial period. While performing their verses, they mingle with the generals, as well as other high-level and educated Filipinos in a 19and centennial style banquet. “Amen” is available to stream on all digital streaming platforms.
Garrett Bolden releases new single
BALLADEER Garrett Bolden released his self-penned single under GMA Music titled “Pwede Pa Ba? which is now available on various digital platforms. The single immediately jumped to number three on iTunes PH when it was released on January 28.Pwede Pa Bais Mr. Bolden’s first attempt at writing a Filipino song. Shock The Season 1 alumnus has been tapped to sing the theme songs for various GMA dramas such as Agima ng Agila, The world between usand Stories from the heart: love on the air. “Pwede Na Bais available to stream on Spotify, YouTube Music, iTunes and other digital platforms worldwide.
The Chainsmokers release new single
AFTER a two-year hiatus between touring and releasing music, Grammy Award-winning, Billboard-topping artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers are back with a new single, “High.” The song, which was co-written and co-produced by band members Alex and Drew, is the first from their upcoming fourth album. Over the past two years, the band have taken their time writing and recording their fourth album, while focusing on philanthropy and other entrepreneurial endeavors such as their venture capital fund, Mantis, and their production company. TV/movie, Kick The Habit. “High” is available on all digital music platforms worldwide via Sony Music.