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'Lord of the Rings' TV show looking for burn victims, amputees as extras

Jun 25, 2020 - 2:41 PM

'Unusual-looking' extras, as well as people who stand over 1.95 meters (6' 5") or below 1.45 meters (4' 8"), are also in demand for the upcoming Tolkien series

Once more onto the bridge: Captain Picard returns to 'Star Trek'

Jan 14, 2020 - 12:30 PM

Patrick Stewart reprises his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the new 'Star Trek series 'Picard'

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 13: Sir Patrick Stewart places his handprints and footprints in cement at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on January 13, 2020 in Hollywood, California. David Livingston/Getty Images/AFP

LIST: All the new shows and films ABS-CBN is releasing in 2020

Jan 14, 2020 - 11:32 AM

The network releases its 2020 show reel

MAYWARD. The love team is set to star in an upcoming show 'Heart to Heart.' Screenshot from

WATCH: GMA teases 'Voltes V' live action adaptation

Jan 01, 2020 - 11:52 AM

Let's Volt In!

'Running Man' is coming to Manila in 2020

Dec 30, 2019 - 12:16 PM

Manila is the show's first stop in 2020

RUNNING MAN. The show comes to Manila in 2020. Screengrab from Happee Hour on YouTube

WATCH: GMA releases full trailer of 'Descendants of the Sun' PH adaptation

Dec 22, 2019 - 9:37 PM

The show is set to air in the 1st quarter of 2020

Bong Revilla returns to TV in ‘Agimat ng Agila’

Dec 19, 2019 - 11:19 AM

The actor-senator is set for a 2020 TV return on GMA-7's new show

Former Senator Bong Revilla attend Sandiganbayan hearing on his plunder case on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Noice! 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' renewed for season 8

Nov 15, 2019 - 11:43 AM

Good, super toit things come to those who w8! NBC announces the early renewal of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' for an 8th season

U.S. poet Emily Dickinson gets a 21st century reboot on Apple TV+

Nov 02, 2019 - 2:44 PM

'Dickinson' takes a look at the life of 19th century poet Emily Dickinson, played by 22-year-old actress Hailee Steinfeld

LOOK: Behind the scenes of the Pinoy adaptation of 'Descendants of the Sun'

Oct 04, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Dingdong Dantes and Jennylyn Mercado star as Captain Lucas and Dr Maxine in the show

James Reid to star with Momoland's Nancy in upcoming ABS-CBN drama

Oct 04, 2019 - 5:14 PM

'Soulmate' is set to be directed by Antoinette Jadaone

5 times ‘The Killer Bride’ got real

Oct 04, 2019 - 3:33 PM

Could this horror teleserye be the wokest show on local TV right now?

NOW STARRING. Janella Salvador plays as Emma Bonaobra in 'The Killer Bride.' Screenshot from

WATCH: Bow down to Olivia Colman in new ’The Crown’ season 3 teaser

Sep 24, 2019 - 3:41 PM

‘One just has to get on with it’

QUEEN. Olivia Colman plays Queen Elizabeth II in the upcoming season of 'The Crown.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: ‘Mr. Robot’ final season trailer

Aug 28, 2019 - 1:27 PM

Rami Malek returns as hacker Elliot Anderson

MR ROBOT. Rami Malek returns as cybersecurity engineer turned hacker Elliott Anderson in the final season of the TV series. Screenshot from Mr Robot on YouTube

BB Gandanghari makes appearance in Netflix show 'Glow'

Aug 12, 2019 - 7:47 PM

BB appears in the show as a fortune-teller named Patricia

'American Crime Story' 3rd season to follow Lewinsky-Clinton scandal

Aug 07, 2019 - 6:35 PM

FX renews the true crime series for a 3rd season, which will be produced by Monica Lewinsky herself

WATCH: Nickelodeon's 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' reboot is giving us the chills

Aug 05, 2019 - 10:07 AM

The Midnight Society returns with more chilling stories

Beginner's guide: The K-drama starter pack

Aug 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM

This starter pack is from one newbie to another. Are you ready to spare 16 to 20 hours of your life for a K-drama?

Hulu renews 'Handmaid's Tale' for season 4

Jul 27, 2019 - 10:29 AM

Praise be!

'Will & Grace' officially says goodbye

Jul 26, 2019 - 4:31 PM

The NBC sitcom ended in 2006, only to be revived in 2017 for 3 more seasons. The last season will air in 2020.

'Goin' Bulilit' to end after 14 years on air

Jul 25, 2019 - 7:14 PM

The kiddie sketch comedy show first premiered in 2005

GOIN' BULILIT. The show is ending after 14 years. Screenshot from

She’s back: 'Gossip Girl' gets a reboot

Jul 18, 2019 - 11:33 AM

The popular CW teen drama is getting a spin-off series on HBO Max

WATCH: Rami Malek returns in teaser of 'Mr Robot' final season

Jul 18, 2019 - 10:54 AM

'I wonder how many people you had to hurt to get what you want?' an unknown woman asks Elliot Alderson, played by Rami Malek

Case closed: 'How To Get Away with Murder' season 6 to be its last

Jul 12, 2019 - 11:23 AM

How are things going to end for Annalise Keating and her students?

‘One Day At a Time’ returns for season 4

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:38 AM

After its abrupt Netflix cancellation, Pop TV saves the day!

[OPINION] Is it time to revamp our heroes in movies and on TV?

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:30 AM

A week after Independence Day, I’m thinking: Are these the heroes we need or the ones we deserve?

'The Good Place' to end with season 4

Jun 08, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Forking shirt balls! Is this the bad place?

'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

WATCH: Blind singer with autism wows ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges and crowd

May 29, 2019 - 5:10 PM

Kodi Lee's rendition of 'A Song for You' is enough to bring anyone to tears

GOLDEN BOY. Kodi Lee's performance on 'America's Got Talent' gets the Golden Buzzer. Screenshot from

WATCH: Patrick Stewart returns in 'Star Trek: Picard'

May 24, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Captain Jean Luc Picard is back!

WATCH: Trailer of 'Westworld' season 3 introduces Aaron Paul

May 20, 2019 - 12:35 PM

The third season of the show premieres in 2020

'Sino Ang Maysala' stars on tackling sense of justice in the show

Apr 29, 2019 - 7:30 AM

Bela Padilla and Sandino Martin weigh in on the meaning of the justice their characters face on the show

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Your summer binge list for 2019

Apr 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM

From historical K-dramas, to zombie comedies, here's what to binge watch over this hot, sticky summer (hopefully, with the A/C on!)

SANTA CLARITA DIET. Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore star in the Netflix zombie comedy, which released its 3rd season this summer. Screenshot from

Dingdong Dantes to star in 'Descendants of the Sun' Philippine adaptation

Apr 22, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Dingdong Dantes is set to play the male lead role, which was played by Korean actor Song Joong-ki in the original version

‘Supernatural’ comes to an end after 15th season

Mar 23, 2019 - 12:01 PM

After more than a decade, the monster-hunting Winchester brothers are saying goodbye

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

Ending with a bang: 'Big Bang Theory' says goodbye in May

Mar 12, 2019 - 5:08 PM

After 12 years and 12 seasons, are you ready to bid your favorite sitcom gang goodbye?

'Simpsons' creators drop classic episode featuring Michael Jackson

Mar 09, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Executive producer James L. Brooks confirms they will be pulling out the episode ' Stark Raving Dad,' which featured the late singer's voice

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Mar 07, 2019 - 9:01 AM

He says he plans to 'beat the low survival rates for this illness' and keep working on the long-running game show

ALEX TREBEK. The 'Jeopardy' host announces that he was recently diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Screenshot from

FIRST LOOK: 'Kingdom' season 2

Mar 04, 2019 - 7:02 PM

Ready for more scares and intrigue?

Image courtesy of Netflix

Cool, cool, cool: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' lives on for Season 7

Feb 28, 2019 - 10:09 AM

NBC renews the police comedy series for another super toit season

Lin-Manuel Miranda to guest star on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Feb 12, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Cool, cool, cool, cool!

‘The Umbrella Academy’ shines when they’re together

Feb 08, 2019 - 7:30 PM

‘The Umbrella Academy’ works best when it frees itself from uninteresting drama and lets its characters lean into their weirdness

'Modern Family' says goodbye after 11 seasons

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Who's going to miss hanging out with their favorite TV fam?

LIST: Series we can’t wait to binge-watch in 2019

Jan 23, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Couch potatoes, it's looking like an exciting year ahead for TV!

What makes 'General's Daughter' different for Angel Locsin

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Angel says her character in the show is among the most complicated ones she's had to play yet

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Maricel Soriano makes TV return in 'The General's Daughter'

Jan 17, 2019 - 9:19 AM

Maricel has nothing but praises for Angel Locsin and the cast, including her on-screen son Arjo Atayde

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Sansa welcomes Daenerys to Winterfell in new 'Game of Thrones' teaser

Jan 07, 2019 - 1:36 PM

It's a few seconds of footage but after more than a year of waiting, we'll take what we can get

SANSA MEETS DANY. A clip from the final 'Game of Thrones' season is finally out. Screenshot from the HBO trailer

Danish shows take TV world by storm

Jan 06, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Shows such as 'Ride Upon the Storm' and 'The Killing' are now getting recognized outside of Denmark

Miley Cyrus to star in 'Black Mirror' episode

Dec 13, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Hannah Montana goes the sci-fi route for the Netflix anthology series' fifth season