Yerro: Is Oscar white?

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 07:09 p.m.

THE irony is hard to ignore. For the first time in its history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts has a black American as its president. Yet no one among this year's 20 nominees in the main acting categories is black.

I'm not surprised. Since the academy began giving out the golden statuettes in 1928, there have only been a handful of black American winners. Twenty-six, to be exact, including those who won in the less glitzy categories.

John Lloyd Cruz renews contract with ABS-CBN

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 05:52 p.m.

JOHN Lloyd Cruz is still a Kapamilya.

The "Home Sweetie Home" actor inked a three-year exclusive deal with ABS-CBN on Thursday, ending speculations of network shift.

Piolo Pascual accepts son's showbiz foray

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 03:21 p.m.

KAPAMILYA actor Piolo Pascual has already accepted the fact that his son, Iñigo, is in show business.

His only strict request, though, is for Iñigo to finish high school.

Toni Gonzaga, Paul Soriano engaged?

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 02:43 p.m.

ARE Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano engaged?

This was the question posted by the couple's supporters on social media after an Instagram photo uploaded by seasoned actress Sandy Andolong hinted a possible engagement.

Alden Richards builds homes to celebrate another year of blessings

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:43 p.m.

GMA Artist Center’s Prince of Primetime Alden Richards marked his 23rdbirthday by taking part in a build-a-home project in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that aims to build comfortable homes and create a sustainable community, where he took part in the clearing operation and contributed in making the work progress a bit more efficient.

Sitti shares prenup shoot details

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 09:55 p.m.

KAPAMILYA artist Sitti Navarro is ecstatic as she shares some details of her prenuptial shoot.

Introducing Oomph Radio 97.1

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:29 p.m.

STATION Manager Joey Sy-Domingo was more than excited to announce on her Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to join her as she opens up shop for the all new, all music Oomph Radio 97.1.

Nikki Gil posts photo of rumored boyfriend

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 07:25 p.m.

AFTER confirming that she's dating a non-showbiz guy, television actress Nikki Gil posted a photo of her rumored beau.

Celebrities attend Pope Francis' mass in Luneta

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 06:07 p.m.

JUST like millions of Filipinos, local showbiz personalities braved the storm and gathered at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta on Sunday to see Pope Francis and attend his concluding mass.

Instant hit

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 11:03 p.m.

ANOTHER Dabawenyo is making a name right after his video made the rounds on social media.

Touted as "Ed Sheeran of the Philippines," Blaine Corda Nasser is still in doubt about the recognition he has right now after his version of hit song "Thinking Out Loud" was uploaded video-sharing site Youtube.

Talisaynon is Sinulog Idol Season 6 champ

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 01:28 a.m.

CEBU CITY -- A 19-year-old singer from Talisay City was named on Thursday night as this year's Sinulog Idol grand champion.

SM malls to live stream papal mass

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 10:44 p.m.

IN support for the Catholic community and as a form of public service, SM malls will live stream the Papal Mass on Sunday, January 18, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pope Francis will be celebrating the Holy Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta Park where millions of devotees are expected to attend. 

In partnership with ABS-CBN, widescreens will be set up at the Annex Event Center of SM City Davao, the Atrium of SM City Cagayan de Oro, the Event Center of SM City General Santos and the SMX Convention Center Function Room 3 of SM Lanang Premier. Admission to the live stream venues is free.

Startalk surprises Heart with Hollywood-themed bridal shower

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:04 p.m.

DESPITE being with the bride-to-be Heart Evangelista every week, her Startalk family still managed to throw her a surprise Hollywood-themed bridal shower last January 13 at Fernbrook Gardens.

Spearheaded by TV host-eventologist Tim Yap and Tessa Prieto-Valdes as hosts, present at the shower were some of GMA 7 Executives, Heart's loved ones, colleagues, and closest friends in the industry including Lovi Poe, Alessandra De Rossi, and Carla Abellana.

KC, Paulo to give viewers best gift in 'Give Love' finale

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:03 p.m.

AWARD-WINNING actors KC Concepcion and Paulo Avelino will teach kids and families the importance of family and selflessness in the finale episode of ABS-CBN’s Christmas series “Give Love on Christmas Presents Exchange Gift” this Friday, January 16.

Despite the efforts of their son Jacob (Miguel Vergara) to keep their family together, Christian and Anna’s arguments just keep on getting worse as they carry on with their annulment.

‘Half Sisters’ posts high rating for daytime drama

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:03 p.m.

MORE and more viewers are hooked with the exciting developments in GMA Network’s The Half Sistersas the afternoon prime drama continues to dominate its timeslot with increasing high numbers nationwide, according to the more widely recognized TV ratings data supplier Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

The Half Sisters has been delivering consistent high ratings since its debut last June 9, 2014, not only in viewer rich Urban Luzon and Mega Manila but also across National Urban Philippines. The intriguing series is the number 1 daytime drama show in the country to date.

The Interview: What’s the fuss about?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 07:43 p.m.

NORTH Korea is not really comedy country. The rulers of the Hermit Kingdom are not renowned for their sense of humor. They do not appreciate satire, especially if it’s their supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, who is being satirized.

Wenn Deramas grateful for ‘Praybeyt Benjamin’ success

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 05:02 p.m.

WENN Deramas is thankful for the overwhelming support his latest flick, "The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin," received during and after the Metro Manila Film Festival.

Melissa Ricks gives birth to baby girl

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 04:56 p.m.

TELEVISION actress Melissa Ricks welcomed her first child with non-showbiz boyfriend Charles Togesaki.

The happy news was shared by the Star Circle Quest alumna herself on image-sharing application Instagram.

Who is your bet for the next Miss Cebu?

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:45 p.m.

The 31st Miss Cebu Coronation Night will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.

IN PHOTOS: Sharon celebrates birthday with friends, family

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 06:02 p.m.

MONTHS after shying away from the showbiz limelight, megastar Sharon Cuneta shared to fans photos of her 49th birthday celebration.

Sharon, who turned a year older last January 6, described her birthday as children-like event, but with better food.

KC, Paulo exchange ‘I love you’s’ but mum on romance

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 04:23 p.m.

KC CONCEPCION and Paulo Avelino admitted that they already exchanged "I love you's" but remain silent on the real status of their relationship.

Appearing on "Gandang Gabi Vice" on Sunday, Paulo said that he already told KC of his real feelings.

Kim, Xian to star in new teleserye

Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 06:46 p.m.

KIM Chiu and Xian Lim will reunite in a primetime series to be aired this year.

The announcement was made by ABS-CBN in a statement released on Saturday.

Angelica Panganiban, Nora Aunor share top honors in Gawad Tanglaw

Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 06:35 p.m.

ACTRESS Angelica Panganiban tied with Superstar Nora Aunor for the Best Actress award in the 13th Gawad Tanglaw.

Clavano, Buot shine in Miss Cebu 2015 pre-pageant night

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10:28 p.m.

CEBU – The 12 beauties vying for the prestigious Miss Cebu 2015 title faced an ecstatic crowd on Saturday during the pre-pageant night at The Terraces in Ayala Center Cebu.

Aiza, Liza exchange vows in Batangas

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 07:48 p.m.

A MONTH after their California wedding, singer Aiza Seguerra and actress Liza Dino exchanged vows in front of close family and friends in San Juan, Batangas.

Raymart won’t reunite with Claudine

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 07:35 p.m.

ACTOR Raymart Santiago has no plans of getting back with estranged wife, Claudine Barretto.

Raymart said their love story has ended but he's hopeful that there's a right time for them to be friends again for the sake of their children.

Jennylyn Mercado speaks out on MMFF trophy, doing comedy

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 08:13 p.m.

SHE is no comedian but Jennylyn Mercado thinks she might have a career in comedy after winning this year's Metro Manila Film Festival Best Actress trophy for romantic flick "English Only, Please".

"Napansin ko lang na ang dami ko ng drama na ginawa sa sampung taon ko sa showbiz, first time ko sa comedy and dito pa ako nanalo ng award. Sabi ko nga baka dito ako nakalinya," she said Mercado at the "Second Chances" press conference Tuesday.

Star Magic reacts on Kathniel’s disgruntled fan

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 07:23 p.m.

STAR Magic released an official statement on Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo's recent meet-and-greet in Italy.

Reports said the Kapamilya actors walked out of the said event and failed to fulfill a promised photo session with the VIP ticket holders.

Miho, the cosplayer

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 07:08 p.m.

HOPE you had a blast celebrating and welcoming the year 2015.

We will start our year with this girl whom I just met recently, through social media.

LOOK: Dingdong, Marian in Italy

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 06:39 p.m.

DINGDONG Dantes and Marian Rivera are having the time of their lives as they spend their honeymoon in Italy.

The couple's supporters got a glimpse of the newlywed's Italian getaway on image-sharing application Instagram. Dingdong posted several photos of them together at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.