Survivor Philippines 2 Audition Dates

The second season audition dates for and locations Survivor Philippines have been released: February 26 and 27, 2009 — CSI, the City Mall, Lucao, Dagupan March 3 and 4, 2009 — SM City Baguio March 9 and 10, 2009 — LCC Mall Naga March 12 to 13, 2009 — SM Iloilo March 15 and 16, […]

Gary Granada: GMA Kapuso Foundation took advantage of my work

Remember Pinoy Ako, the first theme song of Pinoy Big Brother? It sounded very much like “Chandeliers” of The Care (UK). Now Gary Granada is saying that GMA Kapuso Foundation took advantage of a study tape he submitted and when compared with the jingled that came out on TV before Christmas 2008, it’s like Pinoy […]

First Love — McDo TV commercial

Music: Ang Huling El Bimbo by the Eraserheads Ad Agency: DDB Philippines Creative Team: GADC (McDo Clients) : Margot Torres / Christina Lao / Mel Montemayor Creatives : Teeny Gonzales – ECD-Copy / Argem Vinuya – Sr. Art Director Accounts : Tey San Diego / Wella Balagtas / Lester Obice Producer : Irene Chingcuangco Director […]

GMA-7 TV shows for 2009

Here are the shows of GMA-7 this 2009: My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad, Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang, Paano Ba Ang Mangarap?, Totoy Bato, Zorro, Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?, All About Eve, Muling Buksan Ang Puso, StarStruck 5, and more…

Goodbye, Marky Cielo

A series of deaths, like an unending blow of Sagada’s December cold winds (OK, Siberian winds if you wish), came before the big news. Pacquiao won. No, not that. It’s Marky. He’s gone. So in between talks of burial dates of people who died in their sleep or jeepney or due to old age or […]

Kung Fu Kids, Lobo, Palos

Three new shows of ABS-CBN started yesterday night, namely Kung Fu Kids, Lobo and Palos. although the three shows weren’t able to defeat their counterparts on their pilot episodes, at least the ratings weren’t that bad. Kung Fu Kids 26.6% vs. Zaido 28.9% Lobo 27.7% vs. Kamandag 33.1% Palos 23.6% vs. Marimar 36.8% Lobo: Piolo […]

Court decides ABS-CBN can be sued for the stampede tragedy

Wowowee Stampede Tradgedy Wowowee Wilyonaryo vs. DTI violation of Consumer Act ABS-CBN vs. AGB-Nielsen / ABS-CBN vs. GMA-7 Ratings The Supreme Court has decided that ABS-CBN personalities can be sued for the Ultra stampede tragedy. 17 ABS-CBN personalities were originally identified as liable for the death of 71 Wowowee fanatics during the February 4, 2006 […]

Site Advisory

I’m on vacation, but had to drop by to inform you that I’ll be spending whatever online time I have on attempts to retrieve my blogs that have been deleted or stolen. Kinda sad when I learned that the blogs I’ve maintained for some time are gone just like that. Blogger/Blogspot sucks big time.

Suicides as pop culture products

The Copycat Effect: How the Media and Popular Culture Trigger the Mayhem in Tomorrow’s Headlines available at Amazon » . Comment by Christopher Warnock: Loren Coleman’s “The Copycat Effect” is a well researched and compelling account of how media accounts of suicide trigger off further deaths. Coleman, a well known and respected authority on suicides […]

Google as the next ad broker and offline audience metrics provider

Can Google become the next ad broker for television, radio and print in the US and eventually in the Philippines? At the same time, would it be able to threaten AGBNielsen in the field of viewer metrics? Give it five years and if the Kapamilya–Kapuso network wars were still present, then the delusional fans would […]