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COCO MARTIN ON THE 500TH EPISODE OF ‘FPJ’S ANG PROBINSYANO’

TV Notes COCO MARTIN ON THE 500TH EPISODE OF ‘FPJ’S ANG PROBINSYANO’ By Pablo A. Tariman Thursday last week, Coco Martin celebrated 100 weeks of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano by visiting wounded soldiers at the V. Luna Hospital and distributing gifts … Continue reading

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THE EVOLUTION OF FPJ’S ‘ANG PROBINSIYANO’

TV Notes THE EVOLUTION OF FPJ’S ‘ANG PROBINSIYANO’ by Pablo A. Tariman In one setting, one got to see the entire cast of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” who joined the media in celebrating its first anniversary as a prime time leading … Continue reading

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THE PRIME OF LUCHI CRUZ-VALDEZ

TV Notes THE PRIME OF LUCHI CRUZ-VALDEZ By Pablo A. Tariman In this noonday presscon while she faces a gaggle of media men, News5 chief Luchi Cruz-Valdez looks like a character from the Sydney Lumet film, “Network” as she bares … Continue reading

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THE PINOY SUPERHERO AS EVERYMAN

TV Notes THE PINOY SUPERHERO AS EVERYMAN by Pablo A. Tariman The rescue scenes in the new teleserye, “My Super D” are familiar and the bumbling super-hero-to-be played by Dominic Ochoa looks like a character from an early edition of … Continue reading

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A LUCIO SAN PEDRO CLASSIC STUNS PGT JURY

TV Notes A LUCIO SAN PEDRO CLASSIC STUNS PGT JURY by Pablo A. Tariman In a talent search where participants outdo each other aping American singing idols, Francis Anne Virtudazo, made a big difference in the recent season of Pilipinas … Continue reading

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POKWANG AS REAL LIFE SURVIVOR

TV Notes POKWANG AS REAL LIFE SURVIVOR by Pablo A. Tariman There is a good reason why Bicolanos should follow the new teleserye, “We Will Survive” which will air tonight (February 29) over Channel 2. The setting is bucolic enough … Continue reading

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HIT KOREAN TELENOVELA WITH ALL-PILIPINO CAST AIRS ON TV5

TV Notes HIT KOREAN TELENOVELA WITH ALL-PILIPINO CAST AIRS ON TV5 by Pablo A. Tariman The story of a rich heiress who cannot connect with people below her social status is the stuff of “My Fair Lady,” a 2009 hit … Continue reading

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NEW TELESERYE HAS HIGHLY POSITIVE PILOT EPISODES

TV Notes NEW TELESERYE HAS HIGHLY POSITIVE PILOT EPISODES by Pablo A. Tariman Soap operas have unpredictable lives. When they reach their target audiences and some deep connections happen, this will signal wider patronage and later, viable commercial revenues. To … Continue reading

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MMK ON ESPERANZA’S SON, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW GETS MIX REACTIONS

TV Notes MMK ON ESPERANZA’S SON, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW GETS MIX REACTIONS by Pablo A. Tariman The Saturday night broadcast of “Maalaala Mo Kaya”(MMK) — which chronicled the last few years of Tarik Khan and his wife, Reashiela Lucena Khan – received … Continue reading

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POPE FRANCIS AND SAF 44: LIFE-CHANGING TRANSITIONS IN SHOWBIZ, RADIO AND TELEVISION

TV Notes POPE FRANCIS AND SAF 44: LIFE-CHANGING TRANSITIONS IN SHOWBIZ, RADIO AND TELEVISION by Pablo A. Tariman An outpouring of love and compassion. An outpouring of grief and discontent. All these sum up the national mood in January when … Continue reading

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