Wednesday, August 26, 2015
LIMITLESS, the highly-anticipated TV series in the US this fall, will premiere on RTL CBS Entertainment HD on 23 September, Wednesday at 9pm (8pm JKT/BKK) within 12 hours of its U.S. broadcast. Based on the feature film with the same title, LIMITLESS is an action-drama about Brian Finch whodiscovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT. The series stars Jake McDorman (“American Sniper” and “Greek”), Jennifer Carpenter (“Dexter”), Hill Harper (“CSI:NY” and “Covet Affairs”), and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio(“Scarface” and “The Colour of Money”). Academy Award nominee, Bradley Cooper is executive producing the series and will guest star in the pilot reprising his role as Senator EdwardMora, the character he played in the movie.
“We’re committed to bringing very strong programming toaudiences in the region and are delighted to air LIMITLESS day and date of its U.S. broadcast,” says Jonas Engwall, CEO, RTLCBS Asia Entertainment Network. “This highly-anticipated show will complement the outstanding line-up of programs on our channel.”
LIMITLESS is a fast-paced drama that will explore what happens when there are no limits to man’s potential as Finch is coerced by the FBI to use his newfound extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them. Working closely with Finch in the major case squad in New York City is Special Agent Rebecca Harris (Jennifer Carpenter), a formidable investigator with a dark past and Special Agent Boyle (Hill Harper), a former military officer and Rebecca’s confidant.
Unbeknownst to the FBI, Finch also has a clandestine relationship with Senator Edward Mora (Bradley Cooper), a presidential hopeful and regular user of NZT, who has plans of his own for his new protégé. Fueled now with a steady supply of NZT that enables him to use 100% of his brain capacity, Finch is now more effective than all of the FBI agents combined, making him a criminal’s worst nightmare and the greatest asset the Bureau has ever possessed.
LIMITLESS is executive produced by Craig Sweeny, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin, Marc Webb, Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley and Tom Forman. Produced by CBS Television Studios in association with K/O Paper Products and Relativity Television, the series is internationally distributed by CBS Studios International. (TV Series Craze)
Meet Charlie, a young, ambitious, accomplished but heartbroken woman into the center of the affairs of the most powerful nation in the world.
Former Grey’s Anatomy star Katherine Heigl stars as Charleston Tucker, a top CIA analyst who works on the President’s Daily Briefing (PDB). Eating moral dilemmas for breakfast, she and her team of other brilliant agency analysts help the President prioritize national and international matters in a complex world heavily tinged with politics.
It isn’t just business as usual for Charlie, however, as she shares a bond with her boss, as the President of the United States (Alfre Woodward) also happens to be the mother of her slain fiancé. Prepare to be enthralled as the Charlie slowly untangles the web that seems to tie her personal grief with her work.
The cast also includes Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand, Cliff Chamberlain, Tommy Savas and David Harbour. Writer-director Joe Carnahan (“The Blacklist”) serves as executive producer with Dario Scardapane, Katherine Heigl, Nancy Heigl, Robert Simonds, Sophie Watts, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon and Julia Franz. “State of Affairs is a production of Universal Television, Bob Simonds Company and Abishag Productions.
State of Affairs premieres August 31, Monday, at 8:50pm (National Heroes Day Premiere) at SONY Channel.
Sony Channel is seen on SKYCable Channel 35, Cignal Digital TV Channel 60, Destiny Cable Channel 62, Cable Link Channel 39. (TV Series Craze)
Monday, August 24, 2015
ABS-CBN’s hit legal drama “Ipaglaban Mo” tackles the case of an obsessive lover who killed a helpless teenage girl this Saturday (Aug 22).
Martin (Marco Gumabao) and Cherry (Michelle Vito) met at a boarding house and instantly clicked as friends. They grew so close together that they almost seem inseparable from each other. Despite this closeness, however, Cherry sees Martin only as a friend.
One day, Cherry’s classmate takes her home and Martin, upon seeing the guy, quickly snaps and pushes him away. He then threatens Cherry that he will kill her if she will let other men court her.
Because of Martin’s violent behavior, Cherry decides to stay away from him. This pushes Martin to the limits and Cherry pays the price with her own life.
What will be Martin’s defense for killing Cherry? What punishment awaits him?
For a year now, “Ipaglaban Mo” has been educating viewers of their legal rights and responsibilities by featuring various cases every week. The program also offers free legal consultations to the public with Atty. Jose and Jopet Sison in partnership with ABS-CBN’s Tulong Center.
Don’t miss the “Pinaasa Mo Ako” episode of “Ipaglaban Mo” this Saturday (Aug 22) directed by Ludwig Peralta after “It’s Showtime” on ABS-CBN..
Meanwhile, viewers may also catch up on full episodes and past episodes of “Ipaglaban Mo” through ABS-CBNmobile. For more information, please go to www.abscbnmobile.com. (TV Series Craze)
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Experience going all over the Philippines in one fun-filled, musical afternoon with your favorite Kapamilya stars this Sunday (Aug 23) on “ASAP 20.”
Hit off the road with Karaokey royalties Luis Manzano and Alex Gonzaga with their special guest, the one and only Optimum Star Claudine Barretto.
Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano, on the other hand, take you to a route filled with ‘kilig’ and laughs alongside Bangky, John Lapus, Alora, Chokoleit, and Negi.
Take a detour to some of ABS-CBN’s newest offerings led by “Must Date the Playboy”stars Kim Chiu and Xian Lim, and “Doble Kara” star Julia Montes.
Meanwhile, take a breath at the stopover to get your dose of top-caliber musical performances from rock royalties Bamboo and Arnel Pineda, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Piolo Pascual, Erik Santos, Jed Madela, Angeline Quinto, Yeng Constantino, KZ Tandingan, Klarisse De Guzman, Morissette, Kyla, Jason Dy, Daryl Ong, and Nina.
Pump up the life again and take a dance party trip with Enchong, Rayver, Robi, Aaron, Andrea, Janella, Jerome, Anjo, and Gimme 5 to be spiced up by the sizzling Supahdance treats from Star Magic Angels, Arci Munoz and Sarah Lahbati.
Party this Sunday (Aug 23) with Asia’s longest-running and outstanding variety show, “ASAP 20,” 12:15nn, on ABS-CBN. Visit ASAP.abs-cbn.com to hangout live with stars at ASAP Chill-Out. Also, join the fun at “ASAP 20′s”official social networking accounts via www.facebook.com/asapofficial and www.twitter.com/ASAPOFFICIAL. Don’t forget to share your thoughts this Sunday using the official hashtag #ASAPTaralets.
For viewers who want to purchase ASAP official merchandise, visit the ABS-CBN Store located at the ground floor of ELJ Building in Quezon City, or order these and other ABS-CBN products at www.abs-cbnstore.com.
Meanwhile, viewers may also catch up on full episodes and past episodes of “ASAP 20” through ABS-CBNmobile. For more information, please go to www.abscbnmobile.com. (TV Series Craze)
Friday, August 21, 2015
Fans and netizens can start voting for their favorites on September 14 on PUSHAwards.com for all the categories under the PUSH Digital Media and Awesome Awards.
Categories include PUSH Like Most Liked Male Celebrity, Most Liked Female Celebrity, Most Liked Group or Tandem, Most Liked Music Artist, and Most Liked Newcomer, as well as PUSH Tweet Favorite Male Celebrity, Favorite Female Celebrity, Favorite Group or Tandem, Favorite Music Artist, and Favorite Newcomer based on Facebook and Twitter popularity.
Celebrities who connect with their fans via photos and videos on Instagram will also be honored in the PUSH Gram Most Loved Male Celebrity, Most Loved Female Celebrity, Most Loved Group or Tandem, Most Loved Music Artist, and Most Loved Newcomer categories.
The best and most well-loved internet video celebrities on You Tube, meanwhile, will be recognized with the PUSH Play Best Male Celebrity, Best Female Celebrity, Best Group or Tandem, Best Music Artist, and Best Newcomer awards.
The nominees with the highest number of public votes in each category will be declared the winners, who will be announced and awarded with a special trophy in a celebrity party event late this year.
Among this already prestigious group of digital media award winners, PUSH.com.ph, with the help of a distinguished panel of judges, will determine who will claim the Top PUSH Elite Awards of the year, namely the PUSH Male Celebrity of the Year, PUSH Female Celebrity of the Year, PUSH Group of Tandem of the Year, PUSH Music Artist of the Year, and PUSH Newcomer of the Year.
Aside from the Digital Media and Elite Awards, PUSH will also honor the most talked about and well-loved celebrities with the following awards: Awesome Celebrity Baby, Awesome Celebrity Family, Awesome Selfie King, Awesome Selfie Queen, Awesome OOTD King, Awesome OOTD Queen, Awesome Lip Sync Performance, Awesome LOL Performance, Awesome Dance Performance, and Awesome Song Cover Performance.
Recognizing the power of fans in digital media, PUSH Awards will also give out the Ultimate Fan Award, a recognition to be given to a fandom that will publish the most number of posts on Twitter with special hashtags assigned to each of them.
To see the initial set of nominees in the PUSH Awards 2015, visit PUSHAwards.com. Get your daily dose of entertainment news, information, and trivia by logging in to PUSH.com.ph. (TV Series Craze)
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Inline with this, the Kapuso station already released a video teaser of this exciting show giving a glimpse of the aspirants.
Here is the said video teaser:
Sounds truly exciting! Who do you think will be this year's contestants?! (TV Series Craze)
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Monday, August 17, 2015
The hashtag #AnneSexy immediately entered trended on Twitter after netizens posted about and commended her hot performance.
Right after Anne’s performance, the Kapamilya noontime show launched its newest segment “Twerking Girls,” which also generated buzz online. It is just one of “It’s Showtime’s” segments, including “Papa Pogi” and “Sample Queen” that aim to give ordinary people a chance to show their talent and make the madlang people happy.
Before Anne set the stage on fire this week, the program also offered lots of fun last Saturday (Aug 15) with its #FunnyOneMoreTime performances where the “It’s Showtime” hosts and the final five “Funny One” komikeros joined forces in several comic acts.
Vice Ganda and Ryan Rems Sarita swapped jokes about in fictional presidential debate.
Billy Crawford, Vhong Navarro, and Ryan Bang faced off with No Direction in an amusing dance showdown, while Bayani Agbayani nd Nonong Ballinan, and Anne Curtis and Gibis Alejandrino went all out in their skits.
Jugs and Teddy unleashed their inner komikeros by trading punch lines with the father-and-son Crazy Duo.
Viewers nationwide watched the special performances that it recorded a national TV rating of 17.8%, based on data from Kantar Media.
Continue watching “It’s Showtime,” from Mondays to Saturdays on ABS-CBN. (TV Series Craze)
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Kapamilya stars Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli are teaming up for the first time in an original cable TV series that merges engaging comedy and relevant issues for the urban singles living in a complicated, modern world on Cinema One this August 29 (Saturday) at 8PM.
“Single\Single”, Cinema One and The Philippine Star’s first project, is the cable channel’s first TV series that focuses on issues ranging from quarter-life crises to relationship dilemmas in a digital world. More importantly, the series aims to underscore the importance of handling finances, career path planning, and having a work-life balance for the urban millennial.
As a first of its kind project on Philippine cable TV, “Single\Single” combines the power of cable and print media to talk to Filipino millennials about how to cope as a single individual in an entertaining format. Each week after an episode airs on Cinema One, in-depth discussion about wealth management will be provided in the Philippine Star’s Business Lifestyle section by wealth management expert and inspirational speaker, Francis Kong.
The show’s lead stars also serve as role models to millennials. Shaina, who grew up in showbiz, is one of the many young celebrities who has managed her finances well. She owns several business ventures, including a salon and a summer camp for kids. Meanwhile, Matteo who hails from Cebu, also has a background in entrepreneurship as his family has established businesses in his hometown.
Also joining the cast of “Single\Single” are Cherie Gil who plays Matteo’s single mom in a very offbeat parent role; award-winning Cinema One Originals actress Anna Luna as Shaina’s career-driven buddy; and theater actor Brian Sy as Shaina’s gay friend. Indie favorites Mara Lopez and Matt Daclan will also be completing the cast in guest roles.
“Single\Single” is under the direction of international award-winning independent cinema director Pepe Diokno, who also marks his first venture into cable TV and comedy. Palanca winner Lilit Reyes serves as the series’ writer, while film producer of the highest grossing Pinoy indie movie “That Thing Called Tadhana,” Bianca Balbuena produces the series.
“Single\Single” premieres this August 29 on Cinema One. New episodes will air every Saturday at 8PM with replays on Wednesdays at 830PM and Sundays at 10PM.
Cinema One aims to support and uphold Filipino produced movies and shows by screening Filipino movies and showcasing Filipino filmmaking talent through Cinema One Originals. It is also a pioneer in the cable industry through its originally produced shows that give an in-depth discussion about the film and entertainment industry such as “Inside The Cinema Circle” and “CinemaNews.” It belongs to the family of cable channels under Creative Programs, Inc. (CPI), a subsidiary of ABS-CBN. (TV Series Craze)
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