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WATCH: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 2 trailer

Jul 09, 2020 - 1:10 PM

The Hargreeves siblings are back again...and back in time

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. The Hargreeves siblings reunite in the second season of the series based on comic books by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix cancels 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' after 4th season

Jul 09, 2020 - 12:51 PM

The series' upcoming 4th part will be the last we'll see of Sabrina the teenage witch – on Netflix, at least


Get ready with 99.5 PLAY FM DJ and #HijaAko advocate, Jazmin Reyes

Jul 07, 2020 - 4:04 PM

This Instagram artist speaks volumes

WATCH: ‘The Kissing Booth 2’ trailer

Jul 07, 2020 - 12:37 PM

Joey King and Jacob Elordi reunite for sequel to the hit teen rom-com

SEQUEL. Elle (Joey King) gets close to a new classmate, Marco (Taylor Zhakar Perez) in 'The Kissing Booth 2'. Photo courtesy of Netflix

How anime and super sentai shows sustained Filipino imagination of heroism and humanity

Jul 05, 2020 - 8:00 PM

'In general, I think Cedie was our epitome of humility and compassion back then.'

Netflix renews Mindy Kaling's 'Never Have I Ever' for season 2

Jul 02, 2020 - 12:09 PM

The rest of the cast returns!

Get ready with this teacher and digital artist, Patricia Ramos

Jul 01, 2020 - 3:32 PM

She’s an author, a poet, an illustrator, and a teacher

ILLUSTRATION. Art by Andoy Edoria.

From dream roles to Philippine destinations, BrightWin answer questions from PH media

Jun 26, 2020 - 9:52 PM

Read the transcript of their live Q&A with Filipino media here!

BRIGHTWIN. 2gether The Series' Bright and Win answer questions from the media in their first live digital interview in the Philippines. Screenshot from ABS-CBN livestream

Arthur Conan Doyle's estate sues Netflix over 'emotional' Sherlock Holmes

Jun 26, 2020 - 9:47 PM

'Enola Holmes,' a Netflix adaptation of novels by Nancy Springer, imagines that the famous fictional detective has a teenage sister

LITTLE SISTER. Millie Bobby Brown stars as Enola Holmes, the imagined teenage sister of famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in an upcoming adaptation of novels by Nancy Springer. Photo from Netflix

‘Hello Stranger’ just premiered and the stanning has begun

Jun 25, 2020 - 12:48 PM

‘Top ka, Mico, top ka!’

HELLO STRANGER. The show's first episode premieres online. Screenshot from

Get ready with this model and marketer, Jullian Culas

Jun 23, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Here’s what it takes to walk the runway of New York Fashion Week

ILLUSTRATION. Art by David Castuciano.

Serie A returns after three-month coronavirus shutdown

Jun 21, 2020 - 2:42 PM

Champions Juventus resumes its quest for a ninth consecutive Serie A title

BACK AT IT. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus return to the pitch. Photo from Instagram/@juventus

'Mayon Volcano' trends after 2gether’s BrightWin holds first global fanmeet

Jun 20, 2020 - 10:00 PM

The hit TV pair also turned emotional as they looked back on their journey to global success

SNOWBALL POWER. "Mayon Volcano" trended in the Philippines after it was mentioned by 2gether The Series' Win Metawin (L) during his first global fanmeet with Bright Vachirawit. Photo from GMMTV

‘Hello Stranger’ to premiere on Facebook and YouTube on June 24

Jun 19, 2020 - 2:52 PM

The XavMi ship is about to sail!

READY TO SAIL. Tony Labrusca and JC Alcantara star in the upcoming BL series 'Hello Stranger.' Screenshot from

FIRST LOOK: Black Sheep’s upcoming BL series, ‘Hello Stranger’

Jun 16, 2020 - 10:05 PM

The series stars Tony Labrusca and JC Alcantara

HELLO STRANGER. Black Sheep's new BL series is set to launch soon. Screenshot from

Black Sheep is doing a BL series starring Tony Labrusca

Jun 16, 2020 - 1:51 PM

'2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten' director Petersen Vargas is also involved in the project

TONY LABRUSCA. The actor is set to star in Black Sheep's upcoming BL series. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Get ready with this PR Executive and livestreaming host, Maki Santos

Jun 16, 2020 - 7:15 AM

Work from home tip: Put breaks in between your schedule like a regular workday

ILLUSTRATION. Art by Alyssa Arizabal.

6 shocking twists in 'The King: Eternal Monarch'

Jun 12, 2020 - 9:51 PM

The K-drama is set to air its finale on Friday, June 12

'THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH.' The K-drama airs its finale after a season full of twists and turns. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Ghost Fighter' is heading to Netflix

Jun 11, 2020 - 1:40 PM

The Tagalog-dubbed version of the show ran in the Philippines in the 90s

GHOST FIGHTER. The classic anime series is headed to Netflix under its original title, 'Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files.' Screenshot from Netflix

WATCH: The trailer for ‘It’s Okay To Not Be Okay,' Netflix's upcoming K-drama

Jun 10, 2020 - 1:35 PM

The show is set to premiere on Netflix in June

IT'S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY. The new series tells the story of a psych ward caretaker and a children's book author who help each other overcome their own personal traumas. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Get ready with me: Moving forward

Jun 09, 2020 - 5:43 PM

How do we wake up from here?

ILLUSTRATION. Art by Andoy Edoria.

Detours from home: Left my writing job, rediscovered writing

Jun 09, 2020 - 2:47 PM

How quitting my job in the middle of a pandemic helped me find my voice again

'2gether: The Series' will be streaming on ABS-CBN's platforms

Jun 07, 2020 - 4:56 PM

The Thai show will be streaming on iWant and on the new Kapamilya Channel

BRIGHTWIN. Thai actors Bright and Win appear in an episode of the hit BL show '2gether: The series.' Screenshot from

Get ready with me: A memory of a dog-lover in the 2000s

Jun 05, 2020 - 7:00 AM

Why mornings mean something to me


Detours from home: Plant parenting in the time of pandemic

Jun 02, 2020 - 3:03 PM

It all started as a mild addiction in collecting indoor plants then I spiraled into becoming a full-fledged plant mom

Art by David Castuciano

Get ready with this photographer and creative director who was quarantined in Palawan

Jun 02, 2020 - 10:45 AM

What’s it like to spend the last 60 days at Coron Island? Terence Angsioco has the answer.


Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, and Byeon Woo-seok's newest series will stream on Netflix

Jun 01, 2020 - 11:20 AM

The new series will premiere outside of South Korea via Netflix

UPCOMING SHOW. Park So-dam, Park Bo-gum, and Byeon Woo-seok will star in 'Record of Youth.' Photo via Netflix/courtesy of each talent's management

Get ready with work-from-home and podcast mom, Saab Magalona-Bacarro

May 26, 2020 - 4:28 PM

This mom needs to prepare to face her podkids and real babies

Football return: League-by-league guide around Europe

May 24, 2020 - 6:42 PM

Some of the world’s top football leagues look to complete their season with Spain’s La Liga the latest to announce its comeback in June

BACK SOON. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi (left) challenges Real Sociedad's goalkeeper Alex Remiro during their La Liga match last March. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

'Snowpiercer' review: Murder on the Polar Express

May 24, 2020 - 1:30 PM

The prolonged follow-up to Bong Joon-Ho’s sci-fi stunner streams on Netflix

SNOWPIERCER. 'Hamilton' star Daveed Diggs takes the TV lead alongside Jennifer Connelly. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Jason Dy does Filipino version of 'Kan Goo' from the '2gether' soundtrack

May 22, 2020 - 7:35 PM

Jason covers a song originally perfomed by Bright, who played Sarawat in the hit Thai series

2GETHER. Jason Dy sings a Filipino version of Bright's 'Kan Goo' from the official soundtrack of '2gether: The series.' Screenshot from Jason Dy on YouTube

Get ready with actor and director, Nelsito Gomez

May 22, 2020 - 10:38 AM

Nelsito sets the tone of a creative workday with a good pair of earphones and a decent mic

Ronaldo back training at Juventus after two months

May 20, 2020 - 11:30 AM

After spending lockdown in his native Portugal, Ronaldo returns to Italy to join Juventus’ individual training

Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo warms up prior to the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Bologna on September 26, 2018 at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO

Get ready with Saddle Row instructor and theater actor, Topper Fabregas

May 19, 2020 - 5:18 PM

This ride and row instructor gets ready for his day in less than 5 minutes

The '2gether: The series' finale just aired and the fans have a lot of feelings

May 16, 2020 - 12:16 AM

The Thai BL show comes to an end

2GETHER. The love story of Tine and Sarawat comes to an end. Screenshot from GMMTV

SarawaTine helped keep myself '2gether' during the lockdown

May 15, 2020 - 7:30 PM

One gay man writes about what the hit Thai BL show meant to him during the pandemic

SARAWATINE. '2gether: The series' tells the story of two students who fake a romantic relationship only to fall in love for real. Screenshot from GMMTV

What TV to get for the PS5 or the Xbox Series X

May 14, 2020 - 4:12 PM

With the next generation of consoles upon us, it's time to see if we'd need to upgrade our screens

An 8K TV on display at CES. Photo by Glenn Chapman/AFP

Netflix to adapt new, as-yet untranslated Elena Ferrante novel

May 13, 2020 - 10:27 PM

Netflix and Fandango are joining together to develop a series based on the new book 'The Lying Life of Adults'

Get ready with professional perfumer and scentrepreneur, Bernadette Lim

May 13, 2020 - 5:52 PM

Sometimes, it only takes a spritz of fragrance to brighten up a day

Get ready with momfluencer and music educator, Pat Carranza

May 12, 2020 - 5:23 PM

She’s a parenting advocate, an educator, and a thesis-taker

[Letters from Mama] Your hugs make me braver, stronger

May 12, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Divine Lee Go writes to her two kids about the importance of a hug from both child and parents

[Letters from Mama] Family is what makes this chaotic time bearable

May 10, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Mozzy Ravena writes to her superstar children about the quiet time they're spending together while under lockdown

PHENOMS. Mozzy Ravena with her two sons –basketball superstars Kiefer and Thirdy. Photo from Kiefer Ravena's Instagram

[Letters from Mama] Mama will always be there for you

May 10, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Mila writes to John Paul about her fears, worries, and hopes as the world battles a pandemic

[Letters from Mama] Thankful for our happy moments

May 10, 2020 - 1:28 PM

Marideth writes to Dylan about the time they're spending together while on lockdown

[FRONTLINERS] Iloilo town doctor keeps clinic open: 'Every human life is precious'

May 10, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Despite her fears, Dr Judith Jimeno's clinic in Leganes town, Iloilo remains open for non-coronavirus patients. It's part of her passion to save lives.

BRAVE FRONTLINER. Dr Judith Jimeno takes a selfie inside her clinic in Leganes, Iloilo. Photo courtesy of Jimeno

[Letters from Mama] Worry not, your dream will be fulfilled

May 09, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Abbygale Arenas-De Leon writes to her son Ijah, who flew home from the US to be with family during the pandemic

[Letters from Mama] The great honor and privilege to be your mother

May 09, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The Marikina City 2nd District Representative writes about the extraordinary times her children are growing up in – and what they should learn from it

For Bright and Win of '2gether: The series,' love has no gender

May 08, 2020 - 9:27 PM

The hit Thai show airs every Friday on GMMTV's YouTube channel

BRIGHTWIN. Thai actors Bright and Win appear in an episode of the hit BL show '2gether: The series.' Screenshot from

WATCH: No pool, no problem for swimmers under quarantine

May 08, 2020 - 12:36 PM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how elite swimmers don't need the water to keep their fitness level up

'Assassin's Creed' stars as Xbox teases new games

May 08, 2020 - 9:26 AM

Microsoft shows off new games for the next-gen console, expected later this year

XBOX SERIES X. Photo from Microsoft