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‘Pasyon’ chanters, lay preachers featured in ‘Siete Palabras,’ longest-running Lenten TV program

A Dominican preacher expounds on one of the Seven Last Words.

The “pabasa,” or the chanting of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ—which has been feature of the annual Lenten TV program “Siete Palabras” since 2012—is a notable community practice of Filipinos across the centuries.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Three-day family entertainment zone set

Skyzone gives mall-goers a showcase of the offerings of SKYcable, the pioneer cable TV provider, and SKYbroadband, a source of online entertainment.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

March-mallow madness

CLOSURE AT LAST “Veronica Mars” the movie

A marshmallow is tiny, soft and fluffy—no sweat for a set of hard teeth. However, 91,000-plus Marshmallows—as fans of the TV series “Veronica Mars” call themselves—joined together would be impossible to swallow, or, in Warner Bros.’ case, impossible to ignore.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Our favorite scenes from ‘Grimm’s’ ‘aswang’ episode


Thanks to Filipino-American actor Reggie Lee, who plays Sergeant Wu on supernatural TV series “Grimm,” the aswang got top billing in last week’s episode entitled “Mommy Dearest.”

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Inquirer beauty columnist to host lifestyle cable show

KELLY Misa-Fernandez

We all know her from her various ads and modeling stints. We read her beauty tips every Friday. But it has been a while since we’ve seen former top model and beauty columnist Kelly Misa-Fernandez on TV.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

From caregiver to singer, Rose Fostanes is living her dream


When Rose Fostanes stepped into the waiting room for Filipinos hoping to secure a work visa at the Israel Embassy in Manila, the recognition she received was nothing short of surreal.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

USTv Awards marks 10th anniversary

CAST of “Please Be Careful with My Heart” during the 2013 USTv awards night PHOTOS BY JOHN DANIEL HIRRO

The USTV Students’ Choice given by the University of Santo Tomas (UST) will hold its 10th awarding ceremonies on Feb. 20 at the UST Quadricentennial Pavilion.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

CBCP official wants media to ban condom ads

Fr. Melvin Castro, executive director of the CBCP—Episcopal Commission on Family and Life. http://cbcpforlife.com

An official of the Catholic Church wants concerned agencies and television networks to stop airing condom advertisements, saying these ads would encourage greater promiscuity among young people.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

What it takes to be a ‘supermodel’

THE 12 ASPIRING model contestants of “SupermodelMe: Femme Fatale”. PHOTO COURTESY OF DIVA UNIVERSAL

Tall, mixed-race, hot and pretty—do you believe these physical traits are enough to make one a model? Think again.   Lisa S., Dominic Lau and Ase Wang, the three resident judges of the multi-platform fashion reality TV series “Supermodel Me,” break myths and clichés in the show’s latest season, “Supermodel Me: Femme Fatale.” Inquirer Lifestyle [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New shows to check out

PANDEMIC at the Arctic: Get hooked on “Helix”

In the olden days, when our favorite TV shows would go on winter hiatus, we had to make do with reruns and twiddling our thumbs, counting the days until they resumed airing. This time around, mid-season replacement shows have gone beyond being fillers—they’re enough to get you hooked and wonder where you’ll scrounge the extra time to watch the additional shows.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Boob tube as art

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A SIMPLE black frame provides contrast to the many textures of the wall.

ne of the greatest improvements in TV is its size—what used to be big and bulky is now slim and sleeker. It is less of an eyesore and opens up a wealth of ideas on how to make it blend with your surroundings.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »



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