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Tears, shock as German 'Big Brother' cast learns about coronavirus crisis

Mar 18, 2020 - 11:56 AM

Germany's 'Big Brother' contestants react with tears and concern for their families when the host broke the news of the coronavirus pandemic on live television

German 'Big Brother' cast to learn about virus live on TV

Mar 17, 2020 - 10:07 PM

The show's host Jochen Schropp and a doctor will update the contestants on the outbreak in a special live show

Spanish 'Big Brother' show in hot water over handling of alleged rape

Nov 29, 2019 - 10:05 AM

Companies have pulled their advertising from Spain's 'Big Brother' reality show over how it poorly handled an alleged rape of a female contestant

'Pinoy Big Brother' housemate Banjo Dangalan evicted for rape joke

Jun 05, 2019 - 4:46 PM

The ‘funny fighter of Quezon City’ is not funny at all

EVICTED. 'Pinoy Big Brother' housemate Banjo Dangalan gets kicked out for making a rape joke. Screenshot from Pinoy Big Brother on YouTube

Get to know former reality show star Bailey May's global pop group Now United

Apr 29, 2019 - 1:40 PM

Now United is the voice of Pepsi's new jingle, "Sundin ang Puso"

Former 'PBB' housemate Ryan Bacalla: 'My God loves me for who I am'

Nov 05, 2018 - 3:45 PM

The teen speaks out on his transformation

GLOW-UP. Former 'PBB' housemate Ryan Bacalla speaks up on his viral transformation. Screenshot from

Rajo Laurel asks Maymay Entrata to walk in his show

Oct 13, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The designer says he is even creating a piece especially for the young star

FASHION MUSE. Maymay Entrata shows off her modeling skills as she strikes a pose with Edward Barber in an elaborate Furne One gown on the ABS-CBN Ball red carpet. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

LOOK: Cute overload as Pinoy Big Brother hosts hold a baby meet-up

Apr 12, 2018 - 10:56 AM

Mariel Rodriguez, Toni Gonzaga, and Bianca Gonzales finally get together for a baby meet-up

'KUYA'S GRANDKIDS.' The PBB hosts' babies meet for the first time. Screenshot from Mariel Padilla's Instagram account

Why Pia Wurtzbach turned down a chance to appear in U.S. 'Big Brother'

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Pia gives her advice to people waiting for their big break, plus her thoughts on the Bb Pilipinas chances of fan favorites Catriona Gray and Michele Gumabao

Pia Wurtzbach on CBB / Bb Pilipinas /Acting

Miss Colombia 2015 Ariadna Gutierrez joins U.S. edition of 'Celebrity Big Brother'

Jan 29, 2018 - 7:40 PM

The former Colombian beauty queen is one of the 11 celebrities entering the house

Michele Gumabao, Vickie Rushton among applicants for Bb Pilipinas 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 4:29 PM

Volleyball player Michele Gumabao and former 'Pinoy Big Brother' housemate Vickie Rushton are among the ladies who submitted applications to be a Binibining Pilipinas 2018 candidate

Bailey May joins Simon Fuller's group Now United

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Bailey joins young artists from all over the world to form Now United

From Hello Garci to 'Big Brother': Who is Allen Capuyan?

Sep 11, 2017 - 8:22 PM

(UPDATED) A 2005 Newsbreak report identifies retired Colonel Allen Capuyan as the 'number one suspect' behind wiretapping operations conducted by an army unit during the Arroyo administration.

Gen. Allen Capuyan, AGM for Security and Emergency Services of MIAA attends the September 7 Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the P6.4B shabu smuggling at the BOC. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Myrtle Sarrosa graduates cum laude from UP

Jun 25, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The former Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition winner earns a degree in BA Broadcast Communication

IN PHOTOS: Kisses Delavin's 18th birthday party

May 02, 2017 - 4:05 PM

See Kisses Francis Libiran gown her Pinoy Big Brother housemates who attended and more of the big night here

[PHOTO RECAP] 'PBB' season 7: 'The Big Night'

Mar 06, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Here s what happened on the night Maymay Entrata was announced the winner of Pinoy Big Brother season 7

BIG WINNER. Maymay Entrata gets emotional after emerging as the grand winner of of 'Pinoy Big Brother' Lucky season 7. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Maymay Entrata wins 'PBB' season 7

Mar 05, 2017 - 11:06 PM

Kisses Delavin comes in second place in Pinoy Big Brother season 7

'PBB' season 7 runners-up announced

Mar 04, 2017 - 11:28 PM

Cora Waddell the Hashtags and Tanner Mata are no longer in the running to win Pinoy Big Brother

Screengrab from Instagram/pbbabscbn, Facebook/PBBabscbntv

LOOK: Tommy Esguerra, Miho Nishida celebrate first anniversary

Dec 19, 2016 - 9:55 PM

The two also celebrate Miho s birthday

Rita Gabiola on plans after 'PBB,' 'bullying' incident

Sep 07, 2016 - 5:56 PM

Hindi ko po alam kung na bully [ako] o nag react lang she says of the incident inside the house

Badjao contestant Rita Gabiola eliminated from 'PBB'

Sep 04, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Rita is the second teen to leave Kuya s house Aizan Perez was eliminated in the previous week

IN PHOTOS: Mariel Rodriguez, Toni Gonzaga's joint baby shower

Aug 19, 2016 - 9:59 PM

Mariel and Toni are given a joint baby shower by the staff of Pinoy Big Brother

MTRCB summons 'PBB' execs after Badjao contestant bullying incident

Aug 15, 2016 - 4:59 PM

A conference with the PBB group is scheduled for August 18

Screengrab from ABS-CBN

Salceda calls for action after Badjao contestant teased on PBB

Aug 14, 2016 - 3:36 PM

PBB must be unequivocal against incipient discrimination subsconscious racism and the bullying it engenders in any contour and complexion says Albay Rep Joey Salceda

Badjao girl Rita Gabiola joins 'PBB Lucky season 7'

Aug 04, 2016 - 11:48 PM

Kristine Hammond aka Yakult Girl is also part of the show

Jinri Park leaves 'PBB Lucky 7' house

Jul 30, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Kuya gives Jinri permission to leave and hints that she might be able to come back as this is not a voluntary exit

JINRI PARK. Jinri gets permission from Kuya to leave the 'Big Brother' house and hints at returning in the future. Screengrab from

DJ Chacha voluntarily exits 'PBB Lucky 7'

Jul 24, 2016 - 10:36 PM

Model Hideo Muraoka is saved from eviction

4 new celebrity housemates announced for 'PBB' 7

Jul 06, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Model Hideo Muraoka DJ Chacha young actress Elisse Joson and Nonong Ballinan are the latest celebrities who ll be on PBB

Yassi Pressman, Jinri Park join 'Pinoy Big Brother' season 7

Jul 04, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Yassi and Jinri are the 2 newest PBB housemates

'Voice Kids PH 1' finalist JK Labajo to join 'Pinoy Big Brother'

Jul 03, 2016 - 2:56 PM

JK s participation in the new season of PBB is unveiled on ASAP

First two 'PBB' season 7 housemates revealed

Jul 02, 2016 - 10:34 PM

McCoy De Leon and Nikko Natividad from the boyband Hashtags are the first two housemates in Pinoy Big Brother season 7

NIKKO AND MCCOY. The first two housemates in 'PBB Lucky 7' are revealed to be Nikko Natividad and McCoy de Leon from Hashtags. Screengrab from Instagram/pbbabscbntv

WATCH: 6 degrees of separation between Nadine Lustre & Tito Sotto

Feb 23, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Only six people separate Lustre and the senator

Angela Bowie reacts to ex-husband David Bowie's death

Jan 12, 2016 - 11:28 PM

Social media users cry foul at Celebrity Big Brother UK s network which aired a clip of Angela Bowie crying about her ex husband s death in a teaser

ANGIE BOWIE. Angie Bowie, whose former husband was the late David Bowie, reacted to his death on 'Celebrity Big Brother.' Screengrab from Facebook/BigBrotherUK

RECAP: 'PBB 737: The Big Night'

Nov 08, 2015 - 11:02 PM

Two winners are awarded in celebration of the show s 10th year

Jimboy Martin, Miho Nishida win 'PBB 737'

Nov 08, 2015 - 10:07 PM

Jimboy is the teen winner while Miho wins the competition among the regular castmates of PBB 737

'PBB 737' teens, adults semi-finalists announced

Nov 07, 2015 - 11:01 PM

Franco Rodriguez Bailey Thomas May Dawn Chang and Roger Lutero are evicted from Big Brother s house

BIG WINNERS? Tommy Esguerra, Miho Nishida, Ylona Garcia, and Jimboy Martin are the adults and teens up to be the 'PBB 737' Big Winners. Screengrabs from

Sam Milby shares advice for 'PBB 737' finalists

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:46 PM

I was working as a server in a restaurant 11 years ago I always wanted to act so it’s a blessing to have work Just enjoy it really prepare all and learn what you can says Sam

Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla enters 'PBB 737' house

Oct 31, 2015 - 11:51 PM

Mariel posts on social media for the first time since August

MARIEL RODRIGUEZ PADILLA. Mariel enters the 'PBB 737' house as the season's 3rd celebrity houseguest. Screengrab from Instagram/marieltpadilla

'PBB 737' regular cast Big 4 revealed

Oct 30, 2015 - 11:06 PM

The Big 4 join the Top 4 of the Teens segment to continue on in the competition

BIG 4. Miho Nishida, Tommy Esguerra, Dawn Chang, and Roger Lutero are the PBB 737 regular housemates in the Big 4. Screengrabs from

Richard Juan is evicted from 'PBB 737'

Oct 16, 2015 - 11:04 PM

Richard Juan leaves Kuya s house

RICHARD JUAN. Richard is evicted from the 'PBB 737' house. Photo from

Jameson Blake eliminated from 'PBB 737'

Oct 09, 2015 - 11:01 PM

Jameson is the latest to leave Kuya s house

Margo Midwinter eliminated from 'PBB 737'

Sep 25, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Margo is the latest to go home from Kuya s house

Philip Lampart is evicted from 'PBB 737'

Sep 04, 2015 - 10:47 PM

Philip Lampart leaves the Pinoy Big Brother 737 house while new regular housemate Tommy Esguerra enters

PHILIP LAMPART. Philip is voted out of the 'PBB 737' house. Photo from

Jyo Yokohama voluntarily exits 'PBB 737' house

Sep 03, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Mr Kulit ng Japan decides to leave the Pinoy Big Brother house

JYO YOKOHAMA. Jyo is the second regular housemate to voluntarily exit the 'PBB 737' house. Screengrab from

James Linao eliminated from 'PBB 737'

Aug 28, 2015 - 11:09 PM

James is the first regular housemate evicted from Pinoy Big Brother 737

JAMES LINAO. James is the first regular housemate to be evicted from 'PBB 737.' Screengrab from

Jessica Marasigan voluntarily exits 'PBB 737' house

Aug 17, 2015 - 10:04 AM

The California Dreamgirl ng USA leaves because of her grandmother s death

VOLUNTARY EXIT. Jessica Marasigan voluntarily leaves Kuya's house on PBB 737. Screengrab from

Enchong Dee leaves 'Pinoy Big Brother' house

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:23 PM

Enchong thanks Kuya for his 3 week stay inside the house

Meet the 15 new housemates of 'PBB 737’

Aug 08, 2015 - 9:54 PM

As the teen housemates exit the house a new batch of regular housemates enter

Karlos Lorenzo 'Kenzo' Gutierrez is eliminated from 'PBB 737'

Aug 07, 2015 - 11:24 PM

Kenzo s eviction from kuya s house leaves us with a Teen Big 4

KENZO. Kenzo is eliminated from PBB 737. Screengrab from

Kamille Filoteo eliminated from 'PBB 737'

Aug 05, 2015 - 10:52 PM

Kamille Filoteo is the fifth housemate to be evicted from Kuya s house

KAMILLE FILOTEO. Kamille is evicted from the Big Brother House on August 5. Screengrab from