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‘Aswang’ swoops down on American TV, grabs No.1 spot

By Bong Lozada/INQUIRER.net – It has haunted Filipinos of countless generations, and now it has bedevilled American audiences. Arguably Philippine folklore’s most frightening creature, the “Aswang” has swooped down on American television screens and provided the Filipino-brand of scare, with NBC’s “Grimm” grabbing the no. 1 spot of scripted shows Read more »

Pinay caregiver Rose Fostanes wins ‘X Factor Israel’

By KD Suarez/Rappler.com – She came to Israel several years ago to work as a caregiver. Now, Rose Fostanes is a bona fide reality TV star in her host country Israel, after she was declared the winner of the “X Factor Israel” Tuesday, January 14 (Wednesday, January 15 in Manila). Read more »

‘My Little Bossings’: The horrible business of show business

By Zig Marasigan/rappler.com – My Little Bossings is a family-oriented comedy with a cleverly simple premise: When the wealthy Baba Atienza (Kris Aquino) is wrongly accused of fraud, her bookkeeper Torky (Vic Sotto) becomes the trusted guardian of her son Justin (Bimby Aquino). But when Torky moves Justin in Read more »

Fil-Am Eva Noblezada is new ‘Miss Saigon’ on West End

By Walter Ang/Philippine Daily Inquirer – Seventeen-year-old Filipino-American Eva Noblezada has been cast to portray the titular character Kim for the upcoming West End revival of “Miss Saigon,” reports The Daily Mail. Noblezada is slated to do four performances a week while remaining shows will be covered by two understudies Read more »

National Geographic’s ‘Pinoy Hoops’ explores PH basketball obsession

via INQUIRER.net – A new series on the National Geographic Channel will delve into the Philippines’ undying love for the sport of basketball. Pinoy Hoops is presented by Rafe Bartholomew, author of the best-selling book Pacific Rims, who will guide viewers on a journey to the very heart of a Read more »

Philippine experience inspired British director Sean Ellis to make ‘Metro Manila’

By Andrei Medina/VC, GMA News – It truly is high time for Filipinos to be proud of their own culture, as even Westerners like Sean Ellis—the British director of “Metro Manila,” a film depicting the struggles of a man in the capital city—acknowledged the interesting culture of the Read more »