Duterte says ABS-CBN franchise renewal bid ‘piece of garbage’

MANILA, Mar 6 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said it is useless to give local media giant ABS-CBN Corp. a new 25-year legislative franchise. During the joint meeting of national and regional task forces to end local communist armed conflict (ELCAC) in...

Spandau Ballet, Blake, 9 Filipino cast members of Miss Saigon West End to perform at ‘ASAP 20 Live in London’

World-class U.K-based mainstream acts confirmed to join Europe’s biggest Filipino event on September 6, 2015 at The SSE Arena Wembley LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   – “It just keeps getting bigger.” This was the enthusiastic statement of ABS-CBN Managing Director of Europe, Middle East...

Of chance encounters and surprising journeys: Join Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman in ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’

TFC@theMovies brings the most successful Filipino indie film to date to 33 theatres in the U.S. starting March 27 “There are two things that define the Filipino romantic comedy: ‘kilig’ and manufactured conflict. The former is the fuel that makes the engine run, the ephemeral...

Vice Ganda-led zany cast unloads laugh-a-minute comedy in ‘The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’

TFC@theMovies brings top-grossing Filipino film of all time to over 40 theatres in U.S. and in Canada starting January 30 REDWOOD SHORES, CA – When gay soldier character Benjamin “Benjie” Santos VIII, played by host-actor-singer Vice Ganda, first came into public...

Filipino film ‘EDSA Woolworth’ looks into blended family issues and values

TFC@theMovies offers must-see “different” family entertainment film to 41 US and Canada theatres starting this Friday, Nov 14 “EDSA Woolworth is a film that looks into a blended Filipino and American family whose members, at first glance, have everything clashing – personalities,...

TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

First Responders Include Bright House Networks, Hawaiian Telcom and Time Warner Cable CENTENNIAL, CO. November 11, 2013 – International Media Distribution (IMD) today announced the early results of their appeal for operators to open the signal to TFC (The Filipino Channel) in the...

Variety Magazine gives glowing review of “Ekstra”

After Toronto International Film Festival screening, Vilma Santos-starrer now drawing crowds in 47 theatres in U.S. and Canada REDWOOD CITY, CA, September 16, 2013 –ABS-CBN Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ acclaimed indie film, Ekstra (The Bit Player), starring Philippine Star for...

Bright House Networks, ABS-CBN launch Lifestyle Network in Bakersfield, Central Florida and Tampa Bay

New channel aims to expand reach to fast-growing Filipino demographic in the U.S.    REDWOOD CITY, CA, July 31, 2013 – ABS-CBN International, the largest Filipino entertainment, news and broadcast company in the U.S., announced today the launch of Lifestyle Network on Bright...

“Muling Buksan Ang Puso” hits its all-time national ratings high at 30.4%

ABS-CBN’s newest primetime drama series “Muling Buksan Ang Puso” has captivated more viewers nationwide after it hit its all-time high national TV ratings of 30.4% on Wednesday (July 24) based on data from Kantar Media covering urban and rural homes nationwide. The teleserye...

“Be Careful With My Heart” concerts draw thousands in Los Angeles and Kissimmee

TFC Presents scores back-to-back event winners with Sir Chief, Maya and the gang in U.S. tour REDWOOD CITY, CA, May 15, 2013 – Social media was crawling with photos and comments the past weekend following the back-to-back concerts of the Philippines’ number one daytime show, “Be...
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