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Catriona Gray kicks off 2020 with 'It's Showtime' hosting stint

Jan 07, 2020 - 12:07 PM

Catriona is a co-host of the noontime show for a limited time

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Video game 'Halo' to be made into TV series

Apr 19, 2019 - 12:59 PM

The popular Xbox franchise is now heading to TV, with Pablo Schreiber playing 'Halo's' Master Chief

Vice Ganda celebrates birthday on 'It's Showtime' with greetings from Duterte, Robredo

Mar 30, 2019 - 5:24 PM

The comedian is turning 42 on March 31

VICE GANDA. The comedian, pictured here at the ABS-CBN Ball in 2019, celebrates his birthday with a special showcase on 'It's Showtime.' File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Indonesia gets its own 'It's Showtime' on March 25

Mar 19, 2019 - 10:53 AM

The long-running variety show gets an Indonesian treatment

PH EXPORT. The long-running 'It's Showtime' will soon get an Indonesian version via franchise. Image from the It's Showtime Facebook page

Vice Ganda criticized over comments on 'It's Showtime' about De Lima

Oct 22, 2018 - 4:10 PM

The TV host's comments on detained Senator Leila de Lima are described as disrespectful and inappropriate

DSWD condemns 'Showtime' joke about adoptees

Jun 14, 2018 - 12:19 PM

'The words "ampon ka" is discriminatory and has [a] negative connotation. Even if the statement was delivered in a manner of joke and/or for entertainment purpose, the show and the network ha​ve the full responsibility over it,' says DSWD Acting Secretary Virginia Orogo

Cebu’s Janine Berdin is ‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’ grand winner

Jun 02, 2018 - 8:06 PM

The teen beat fellow contenders Ato Arman and Steven Paysu

GRAND WINNER. Janine Berdin wins ‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’ season 2. Screenshot from

Coleen Garcia, Billy Crawford return to 'It's Showtime' after Balesin wedding

Apr 24, 2018 - 6:54 PM

Billy and Coleen are welcomed back to the show after their destination wedding

WATCH: Peek inside Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff's New Zealand wedding video

Nov 20, 2017 - 8:30 PM

The couple's first official appearance as husband and wife in 'It's Showtime' came with a peek into their wedding video

Hashtags member Franco Hernandez dies in drowning incident

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:29 PM

(UPDATED) Franco Hernandez dies in a drowning accident in North Lamidan, Davao Occidental

'Showtime' hosts serenade emotional, newly engaged Anne Curtis

Dec 19, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Anne cries tears of joy as her co hosts sing and dance with her to congratulate her on her engagement to Erwan Heussaff

ANNE CURTIS. An emotional Anne is surprised by her 'Showtime' co-hosts following her engagement to Erwan Heussaff. Screengrab from ABS-CBN

Vhong Navarro on 'Eat Bulaga,' new MMFF 2015 movie, Pastillas Girl

Dec 09, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Vhong says despite the rollercoaster ride this year he and the other It s Showtime hosts will continue to make their audience happy as long as they can

Vice Ganda on 'Eat Bulaga': 'Hindi namin matatalo 'yan'

Oct 25, 2015 - 11:42 AM

Kami pong mga host ng Showtime at mga host ng Eat Bulaga ay di magkakaaway sa totoong buhay Kaya dapat kayo rin di kayo magkakaaway says Vice

Pastillas Girl chooses a Mr Pastillas

Oct 17, 2015 - 5:58 PM

Angelica Jane Yap chooses her Mr Pastillas on It s Showtime s segment

MTRCB releases results of meeting with 'It’s Showtime' executives on ‘Pastillas Girl’ segment

Oct 15, 2015 - 12:30 AM

In a 3 page document the MTRCB details the results of the Gender and Development conference with It’s Showtime management

'It's Showtime' host Jhong Hilario to run for Makati councilor

Oct 13, 2015 - 10:37 AM

Jhong Hilario says he wants follow the footsteps of his idol – his father who is on his last term as Makati councilor

SHIFT TO POLITICS. It's Showtime co-host Jhong Hilario takes a crack at local politics. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

'It's Showtime' reacts to MTRCB call-out, criticism over 'Pastillas Girl' segment

Oct 08, 2015 - 8:40 PM

The show denies they are pimping Angelica Jane Yap following complaints from viewers and a call out from the MTRCB

MTRCB summons ‘It’s Showtime’ heads over ‘Pastillas Girl’ segment

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:36 PM

Members of the board call the attention of the noontime show over complaints against the segment Nasaan Ka Mr Pastillas

IN PHOTOS: 7 highlights from grand 'It's Showtime' anniversary show

Sep 26, 2015 - 11:05 PM

Coco Martin upstages Pastillas girl s suitors Vice plants a kiss on Karylle top love teams perform an appearance from The Voice Kids finalists and more

IN PHOTOS: Love teams, tandems converge at 'It's Showtime' anniversary show

Sep 26, 2015 - 10:01 PM

ViceRylle VhongAnne KimXi KathNiel JaDine LizQuen and more

Billy Crawford on 'AlDub', 'Pastillas Girl' competition, plans for Coleen's birthday

Sep 23, 2015 - 8:26 PM

Billy hosts the new show Celebrity Playtime

Coleen Garcia weighs in on competition between 'AlDub' and 'Pastillas Girl'

Sep 18, 2015 - 10:01 PM

Coleen is also asked about what she thinks of Eat Bulaga host Joey de Leon s cryptic tweets which some are speculating to be about the competition with It s Showtime

Meet 'Pastillas Girl,' on a quest to find love

Sep 15, 2015 - 9:26 PM

Is Angelica Jane Yap It’s Showtime’s answer to Eat Bulaga’s AlDub?

Vice Ganda recalls suicide attempt, shares advice for the youth

Jun 15, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Vice encourages young people going through tough times to hang in there Your situation today is not your final destination he says

'It’s Showtime' hosts promote #ProudToBeMe philosophy

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:51 AM

The hosts support Vice Ganda s anti bullying campaign showing that they re comfortable in their own skins

IN PHOTOS: Jugs Jugueta weds Andie Aguirre

May 30, 2015 - 10:32 PM

See the photos of the wedding here along with pics of celebrity guests Vice Ganda Anne Curtis Karylle and more

Balikatan 2015, Binay and Jokowi, Mayweather gameplan | The wRap

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:01 PM

The Philippines and US war games begin Binay wants to meet Jokowi to save Mary Jane Mayweather’s plans to counter Pacquiao’s left hand

David Lynch says he won't direct 'Twin Peaks' sequel

Apr 06, 2015 - 10:51 PM

After 1 year and 4 months of negotiations I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done Lynch tweets

Celeb friends, fans wish hospitalized Vice Ganda well

Oct 14, 2014 - 5:56 PM

Though hospitalized the comedian is still tweeting updates to fans

'Twin Peaks' set to make 2016 comeback, 25 years later

Oct 07, 2014 - 11:05 AM

Series creators David Lynch and Mark Frost will write and produce all 9 episodes of the limited series

Vice Ganda summoned by MTRCB on complaints over 2 shows

Aug 29, 2014 - 4:18 PM

Vice Ganda others on his ABS CBN shows will undergo a seminar on audience sensitivity and administration of justice and are expected to implement self regulatory measures

Vhong speaks after Deniece rape case dismissal

Apr 10, 2014 - 9:10 PM

The actor comedian says that it isn t in him to hurt women and that he is grateful for all the support he received during his ordeal

VHONG. The actor took the opportunity to thank fans, family, and colleagues for sticking by him during his ordeal following his mauling in January. Screengrab from YouTube (ABS-CBN)

Karylle and Yael Yuzon tie the knot

Mar 21, 2014 - 8:51 PM

Singer actress Karylle married Sponge Cola lead vocalist Yael Yuzon in an afternoon ceremony attended by family and friends at the San Antonio de Padua Church in Silang Cavite

Reunited 'Showtime' hosts celebrate with selfie

Mar 12, 2014 - 10:34 PM

Vhong Navarro and Vice Ganda are reunited on Showtime after the controversial incident on January 22

COMPLETE. The 'Showtime' family celebrates with a selfie. Screengrab from Instagram (jugsjugsjugs)

Vhong Navarro makes emotional 'Showtime' return

Mar 09, 2014 - 3:48 PM

Vhong Navarro jokes about his nose and busts a move in first Showtime appearance since the controversial incident

WELCOME BACK. Vhong Navarro marks his 'Showtime' return with a tearful speech. Screengrab from Showtime/YouTube (ABS-CBN Online)

Vhong makes condo joke in birthday greeting to Anne

Feb 18, 2014 - 3:52 PM

Vhong Navarro recently phoned in to greet Showtime co host Anne Curtis a happy birthday and cracked a joke or two about his mauling in the process

TIME TO MOVE ON? Vhong Navarro and Anne Curtis now joke about the issues they faced. Photo from Instagram (@vhongx44)

Karylle, Yael Yuzon to wed in March

Feb 09, 2014 - 10:03 PM

Theater singer Karylle and rocker Yael Yuzon are set to tie the knot in March

MUSICAL PAIRING. Singers Yael Yuzon and Karylle are set to marry in March. Photos from their Instagram accounts (@yaelyraz, @annakarylle)

How will Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death affect ‘Mockingjay,’ other projects?

Feb 03, 2014 - 12:00 PM

The late actor was scheduled to appear in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay parts 1 and 2; a directorial film project and a show were also in the works

FUTURE PROJECTS? Reports are saying that Hoffman's death likely won't affect the release dates of the 'Mockingjay' films. Screengrab from YouTube ('Catching Fire' official trailer)

Vhong Navarro recovering from brutal attack

Jan 25, 2014 - 10:45 AM

After reportedly being attacked by 6 men the actor comedian needs to undergo surgery

Jhong Hilario shows off his basketball moves and more

Sep 10, 2013 - 7:28 PM

Jhong Hilario shows off his sick basketball moves and more

Vocal Vice Ganda takes a break

Jul 15, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Polyps force no talk therapy comedian host turns to writing

'SORRY GUYS YOU WON'T SEE ME MUNA.' Vice Ganda says he's not bothered. Photo from his Facebook page

It's on: Mayweather faces Alvarez on September 14

May 30, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Floyd Mayweather faces Mexican Canelo Alvarez on September 14

DOMINANT. Mayweather would overwhelm Alvarez but the fight will be interesting. File photo by AFP.

Mayweather, Guerrero make weight for title clash

May 04, 2013 - 1:17 PM

Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero made weight ahead of their WBC welterweight title clash

LOADED. Mayweather fights for the first time since coming out of jail. Photo from Showtime Boxing.

Willie Revillame not returning to ABS-CBN

Apr 23, 2013 - 9:44 AM

We re not in talks with Willie Revillame The rumor of his return to ABS is not true

NOT ABS-BOUND. ABS-CBN president Charo Santos-Concio says they are happy with 'It's Showtime!' Photo from Facebook

'Dexter' returns for final season

Apr 10, 2013 - 7:34 AM

Dexter returns for the last time this June

FINAL HUNT. Expect more blood in the final season. Photo from the 'Dexter' Facebook page

Mayweather says Guerrero can't beat him

Mar 13, 2013 - 8:07 AM

Floyd Mayweather begins his new deal with Showtime against Robert Guerrero saying his foe doesn t stand a chance of beating him in their May 5 fight

Floyd jumps to Showtime, to fight Guerrero in May

Feb 20, 2013 - 11:34 AM

After almost two decades with HBO Floyd Mayweather jumped to rival Showtime in time for his fight with Robert Guerrero on May 4

'Argo' director Affleck almost directed 'Homeland' pilot

Oct 31, 2012 - 8:02 PM

If he directed Homeland would it have made a difference?

NOT 'HOMELAND' BOUND. Ben Affleck on the set of 'Argo.' Image from the Ben Affleck Facebook page

Karylle's ballet dreams

Oct 20, 2012 - 11:27 AM

After giving up ballet as a young girl the actress singer gets a second chance in Ballet Philippines’ newest production

KARYLLE TATLONGHARI AND CHRISTIAN Bautista play Sita and Rama in Ballet Philippines' 'Rama Hari' that opens on November 30. All photos by Don Regachuelo