Friday, April 28, 2023

Arjo on Maine, Ria on Zanjoe: “It just fits”

IT’S super official: Arjo Atayde is marrying Maine Mendoza. Sister Ria Atayde is happily in love with actor Zanjoe Marudo.


“They’re both so obviosuly so in love, hayyyy, nakakahawa,” says host and producer Korina Sanchez-Roxas on her interview with the Atayde siblings on the latest Korina Interviews episode.


It’s a “Sunday Love Day” with Arjo and Ria Atayde in their home in White Plains — complete with Mom Sylvia Sanchez’s recipe for tacos and bonding with pet dogs and a cat while talking about love!


Arjo Atayde, award winning character actor and now QC District 1 congressman talks about dreaming about being a public servant since he was a child; about learning to take the cue from the heart when acting as advised by Mom Sylvia; about his love for dogs; and about how he knows Maine Mendoza is the one for him.


Actress Ria Atayde admits to being an alpha woman like her Mom Sylvia. She talks about deciding to leave home and live apart as a responsible adult; about how she lost her dogs so now has turned to loving cats; about being the organizer and planner for family trips; about her advocacy for self love and body-love vs body shaming; and about why she and actor Zanjoe Marudo “feels right.”

An episode not to be missed! Korina Interviews this Sunday, April 30, at 5 pm on NET 25.

Thursday, April 27, 2023

'The Boobay and Tekla Show' Brings More Laughter and Surprises Beginning April 30

KAPUSO viewers’ well-loved Sunday viewing habit ‘The Boobay and Tekla Show’ levels up the fun and entertainment with its exciting relaunch beginning this Sunday, April 30.

The comedic tandem of Boobay and Tekla continues to spread good vibes and bring unlimited laughter and surprises to Filipinos as the late-night comedy talk show features live celebrity guests, games, and other gimmicks.

‘The Boobay and Tekla Show’ started on YouTube in 2018 and has gained online success since then. In 2019, it premiered on GMA Network with its hit performances, funny pranks, and amusing skits for everyone. Now, the program gets more thrilling and entertaining as it becomes a comedy talk show with its newest tagline: “TBATS is life. Tawa is life.”

Brand new segments and games are in store for the show’s loyal viewers. Some of these segments are “TBATS Top 5,” “Dear Boobay and Tekla,” “Phone Raid,” “News na ‘Yaaarn?!?,” “PM is the Key,” “Pasikatin Natin ‘Yan!,” “Ang Harsh!,” “Your Time Starts Now,” “Truth or Charot,” “Uncensored, Sasagutin o Kakainin/Iinumin,” and “Hugot of the Week.”


Meanwhile, various games to watch out for include “Food Or Fake,” “Face/Off,” “Bawal Tumawa Update,” “Guess The Mystery Word,” “Shock Attack,” “Don’t English Me,” and “Talas-Salitaan.”

Spend your Sunday nights with the funny duo of Boobay and Tekla in ‘The Boobay and Tekla Show,’ every Sunday after 'Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho' on GMA. 


The program is also being live-streamed on the official YouTube and Facebook accounts of GMA Network and YouLOL. 


Viewers abroad can also catch the program via GMA Pinoy TV. For more stories about the Kapuso Network, visit

Sparks Fly as ‘Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile’ Episode 2: Bryce and Angge Get To Know Each Other


PUREGOLD'S newest digital series, Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile, sparked thrill and excitement among netizens when its premiere episode showed extraordinary chemistry between lead stars Bryce (Wilbert Ross) and Angge (Yukii Takahashi) on their first encounter.

Yukii Takahashi & Wilbert Ross

Well, fans should brace for kilig in mega doses when the second episode takes them through the thrill of anticipation as Angge and Bryce get to know each other more. Will the tandem’s budding romance flip from the digital space to “real life”? And will Bryce’s ‘controlling’ mother, Bessie (Marissa Sanchez), get in the way?

Marissa Sanchez & Wilbert Ross

Fun and laughter are in store for viewers, with the second episode yielding more of the relatable kulitan and friendly banter between Bryce, Genski (Kat Galang), and Ketch (Migs Almendras).


Indeed, Puregold’s Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile’s official trailer tittillated netizens as it promised an engaging and extraordinary premise and impressive casting.

Kat Galang, Migs Almendras & Wilbert Ross

In episode 1, titled “Hello From The Other Side,” viewers met Bryce as he whiled away his time as a video-game enthusiast, and saw how his mother Bessie was constantly on his back about finding a girlfriend.


The premiere likewise shared a glimpse of Angge’s life, and how she coped with Toxoplasmosis, a brain infection that impaired her mobility. Netizens likewise met Angge’s caring brother, Cyrus (TJ Valderrama), and Bryce’s Yaya Aimee (Star Orjaliza). 

Wilbert Ross

The highly anticipated episode premiere of Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile drew a huge number of netizens to Puregold’s official YouTube channel, all eagerly awaiting how Bryce and Angge's online love story will unfold.


From the looks of it, Puregold’s “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile” is poised to be the season’s hottest digital series. Don’t miss out on the much-awaited second episode, to be released on Puregold’s official YouTube channel on April 29, 7 p.m. 

Yukii Takahashi

Do you want FREE entertainment? Subscribe now to Puregold Channel on YouTube. For more updates, like on Facebook, follow @puregold_ph on Instagram and Twitter, and @puregoldph on TikTok. 

Monday, April 24, 2023

Sen. Bong Revilla headlines “Walang Matigas na Pulis sa Matinik na Misis” TV series

THE hit and classic movie “Walang Matigas na Pulis sa Matinik na Misis” is finally getting a spinoff in the small screen via GMA Network. 


From being an iconic film to an action-comedy TV series soon, “Walang Matigas na Pulis sa Matinik na Misis” is headlined by the OG Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., multi-talented actress Beauty Gonzalez, and sought-after Sparkle leading lady Max Collins.


Starring in the feel-good and exciting show are Kate ValdezKelvin Miranda, and Raphael Landicho. Introducing Angel Leighton together with NiƱo MuhlachMr. ER Ejercito, Ronnie RickettsMae BautistaArchie Alamania, and Dennis Marasigan.


The program follows the story of Police Major Bartolome Reynaldo (Sen. Bong), who is admired for his good looks, fearlessness, and popularity with the ladies. But there is one thing that grounds Tolome and that’s his fear of his wife, Gloria (Beauty). 


Tolome gains a lot of enemies for being extremely fierce over the criminals. Even the cops who bend the rules also want to see him fail. Despite this, Tolome remains focused in his line of duty with the support of his feisty yet loving wife. However, Gloria can also be very jealous especially with all the girls surrounding Tolome.


One day, Tolome rescues some women who are allegedly kidnapped and one of them is Elize (Max), a beautiful and sexy lady. Elize vows to work with Tolome to track down the kidnappers. Surprisingly, the investigation leads them to a deeper and darker case.


How can Tolome solve one of his biggest cases? Will Elize be a friend or a foe of Gloria? What are the thrills and fulfillments in the life of a cop?


“Walang Matigas na Pulis sa Matinik na Misis” is made possible under the supervision of the award-winning GMA Entertainment Group headed by SVP for Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable; VP for Drama Cheryl Ching-Sy; AVP for Drama Helen Rose Sese; Senior Program Manager Camille Hermoso; and Executive Producer Lenie Santos.


The program is a product of the visionary minds of GMA’s creative team composed of Creative Consultant Jojo Nones; Head Writer Reggie Amigo; Writers Liberty TrinidadJake Somera, and Loi Argel Nova.


The series’ main director is Enzo Williams who will handle the action scenes while Associate Director Frasco Mortiz will be in charge of the comedy scenes.


“Walang Matigas na Pulis sa Matinik na Misis” will surely bring action, drama, and lots of fun that every family can relate to! Catch the program soon on GMA-7.


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Get Ready Pilipinas: “The Voice Generations” Finally Arrives in Asia

Get ready Pilipinas and let your voice be heard! 

The world’s biggest and most iconic singing competition, ITV Studios’ The Voice, is finally coming to Asia via its newest spinoff of “The Voice Generations.

For the very first time, the all-time favorite singing competition "The Voice Generations" will get a Pinoy version as it makes its highly-awaited debut on GMA Network. 


The program invites duos or groups of talented musicians from various generations to perform together in The Voice Arena. Whether they are family, colleagues, or friends, one thing is certain—each team has their own unique story and an emotional bond that will be featured on stage.


Adding excitement to the show is no less than Kapuso Primetime King Dingdong Dantes who was named as the host of “The Voice Generations.”


Meanwhile, the search for the most competent and gifted singing groups is now ongoing. A group may have 2 or more members and must be 7 years old and above from different generations. Also, the members must have an authentic relationship with each other. 


Applicants must prepare two singing performance video clips and each video must not be more than 10MB. The audition videos must not exceed 1 minute and 30 seconds each. 


Those who have what it takes can join and become part of the renowned talent competition. Upload the application form and audition videos to the official website


Aspiring groups may also visit "The Voice Generations" booth at the Sparkle Caravan event where the show’s team can assist in the registration and uploading of videos on the program’s official website.  The Sparkle Caravan will be in Iloilo on May 13 and in Davao on May 20. An audition will also be held in GMA Network Center on May 12.


Celebrate talent and togetherness and catch “The Voice Generations” soon on GMA.


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Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Puregold Channel’s Newest Digital Series, “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile,” Opens on April 22

PUREGOLD, a leading retail company in the Philippines and a pioneer in retailtainment, continues to rock digital spaces through its hit series on social media platforms, YouTube and Tiktok.

After the success of its YouTube series “GVBoys” and “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask,” and the first Tiktok series “52 Weeks,” Puregold is back at it with its newest digital show, “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile,” which releases its first episode on April 22.

 Yukii Takahashi & Wilbert Ross

Boasting an impressive cast of talented actors like Wilbert Ross playing the lead role of Bryce, and Yukii Takahashi playing the co-lead Angge, “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile” will surely snag the hearts of more netizens all over the country with yet another relatable and feel-good story.

Wilbert Ross

The series’ supporting cast features Kat Galang as Genski; Migs Almendras as Ketch; Marissa Sanchez as Bessie (Bryce's mom); Star Orjaliza as Yaya Aimee; Moi Marcampo as Chili Anne (who has a crush on Bryce); TJ Valderrama as Cyrus (Angge's brother); and Anjo Resurreccion as Jerry (Angge's ex).

Yukii Takahashi 


For Episode 1, viewers will witness how Bryce navigates life, his video-game interest and expertise, and how his mother, Bessie, constantly nags him to look for a girlfriend. Meanwhile, Angge is recovering from Toxoplasmosis, a brain infection that currently limits her movement. In the first episode, the two leads will cross paths on a digital platform called Talkverse. 

Kat Galang, Wilbert Ross & Migs Almendras

Directed by Victor Villanueva, the same award-winning director behind Puregold’s hit series “Ang Babae sa Likod ng Face Mask,” this new digital series’ conflicting turns will set the stage for an exciting and emotional journey for Bryce, Angge, and their friends.

Marissa Sanchez 

TJ Valderrama 

Utilizing social media as vital to its narrative, “Ang Lalaki sa Likod ng Profile” is set to depict realities that young Filipinos can relate to. With a seasoned director, a talented cast, and a compelling story, it’s a series that Puregold Price Club President, Vincent Co, is happy to share, saying, “We are excited to deliver another Puregold Channel original content to our customers and audiences.” 

Do you want FREE entertainment? Subscribe now to Puregold Channel on YouTube. For more updates, like on Facebook, follow @puregold_ph on Instagram and Twitter, and @puregoldph on TikTok.

Monday, April 17, 2023

HONOR Starts Opening Experience Stores Nationwide, Unveils Limited-Edition HONOR X9a 5G Midnight Black

Manila, Philippines, April 15, 2023 – HONOR Philippines, the leading global provider of smart devices, celebrates the opening of the first-ever HONOR Experience Store at SM Fairview, 3/F Cyberzone. 

“In just four months this year, HONOR has introduced four new HONOR X series devices that truly uplifted the lifestyle of our consumers. Aside from that, we’ve expanded our brand presence and partnerships with our dealers, establishing more than 500 kiosks across the country,” said Stephen Cheng, HONOR Philippines Vice President. 

HONOR Star Sanya Lopez

Experience HONOR nationwide

In addition to HONOR’s early feat, the leading technology brand has officially announced the opening of experience stores in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao targeting at least 100 experience stores to unveil by the end of the year. 

“We truly felt the support of our HONOR fans that’s why, starting today, April 15, we will commence at opening HONOR Experience Stores nationwide to provide the best service to our consumers,” added by Mr. Cheng.

Here is the upcoming schedule of HONOR Experience Store Openings :


Undeniably stunning in Midnight Black 

Due to popular demand, the limited-edition HONOR X9a 5G Midnight Black is finally here!  This crowd-favorite sports a 120Hz Premium OLED Curved Display bringing users a large screen with an impressive screen-to-body ratio. HONOR X9a 5G has an impressive 64 MP Super Triple Camera and a 2-Day Battery Life.

HONOR GTM Manager Steven Yan, Vice President Stephen Cheng, HONOR Star Sanya Lopez, Brand Marketing Manager Joepy Libo-on, and PR Manager Pao Oga

To get first dibs on this viral smartphone, visit the HONOR Experience Store in SM Fairview or any HONOR kiosk and partner dealer store near you to reserve. HONOR X9a 5G Midnight Black will officially be available on April 20 including your favorite online stores Shopee (, Lazada (, and TikTok Shop (, priced at P16,990.

HONOR has also announced its Summer Video Contest where fans can win an HONOR Smartphone! Interested participants can just capture their best summer trip and post a video on their social media accounts with the hashtags #HONORPH, #GoBeyond, and #HONORPHSummer2023.

For full mechanics and more announcements, you may visit HONOR’s website or social media platforms: Facebook (, Instagram ( and TikTok: (

KonsultaMD launches SuperApp at #IWantToBeHere ColorFest Run

KonsultaMD is kicking off a new era in healthcare as it launches its SuperApp, which brings together the country’s top health brands to deliver a full suite of medical services to Filipinos in one easy-to-use platform.


The KonsultaMD Superapp, which consolidates services of KonsultaMD, HealthNow, and AIDE, will be launched on April 30 fittingly in a fun run, in partnership with ColorFest Manila. The launch promises to be a vibrant and exhilarating summer event you won’t want to miss!


Get your running shoes and dance moves ready for the #IWantToBeHere ColorFest Run to be held in Vermosa, Bacoor, Cavite. Color the streets, dance to the hottest DJs, and win tons of exciting prizes in celebration of the game-changing features of the KonsultaMD SuperApp.


The KonsultaMD SuperApp is a milestone for healthcare in the Philippines, bringing together the country’s top health brands to offer a wide range of healthcare services, including doctor consultations, medicine delivery, and at-home labs and diagnostics.


"We are thrilled to celebrate the launch of the KonsultaMD SuperApp with the #IWantToBeHere ColorFest run. This is not just an ordinary fun run, but an opportunity for us to engage with our community and showcase the exciting updates we have to offer,” said Cholo Tagaysay, KonsultaMD CEO.


The event’s title, "I Want To Be Here," is a nod to KonsultaMD's recent mental health initiative with Kiana V, Nix Damn P, and Curtismith. The song and campaign aim to provide an inclusive community and promote mental health awareness, especially among the youth.


The event will feature three race distances: 3K, 5K, and 10K. Early bird registration is open from March 15 to April 7, with rates starting at P850 for the Basic category and P1,350 for the Premium category. Regular registration is from April 8 to April 28, with rates starting at P999 for Basic and P1,499 for Premium.


The Basic race kit includes a race shirt, race bib, color packet and finisher token, while the Premium race kit has a race shirt, race bib, color packet, reusable tote bag, sunglasses and finisher token. Assembly time is 5 a.m.


Registration for the KonsultaMD #IWantToBeHere ColorFest is now open at For more information about KonsultaMD, visit  or download the app on the App Store or Google Play.