WATCH: Atom Araullo joins GMA 7

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:17 PM

(UPDATED) The news reporter and TV personality leaves his home network, ABS-CBN, where he worked for over a decade

WATCH: Charo Santos' advice for millennials struggling with career lows

Sep 19, 2017 - 7:33 PM

'I stopped pointing fingers at anyone, and just looked at myself and grappled with my own demons,' says Charo, on how she overcame ABS-CBN's 2004 ratings drop

ABS-CBN begins cinema management as part of DoubleDragon partnership

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:40 PM

The media giant opens two of the 10 planned cinemas it will operate in DoubleDragon Properties CityMalls

Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

Duterte hits Lopez Holdings for 'debt' to government

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:05 PM

Lopez Holdings formerly called Benpres Holdings is owned by the Lopez family which runs ABS CBN network – a target of President Rodrigo Duterte s tirades

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte warns government workers to avoid corrupt practices in his speech during the 113th Founding Anniversary of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) at its National Office in Quezon City on August 2, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Top 10 companies 'Filipinos want to work for' in 2017

Aug 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Jobstreet asks 3 658 Filipinos which company they want to work for Here are the top 10

TOP EMPLOYER. In the latest Jobstreet.com survey, Meralco ranks best in job security, in work-life balance, and in benefits. Rappler graphic by Emil Mercado

[Newspoint] Allocating press freedom

Aug 26, 2017 - 3:28 PM

The more the press becomes intimidated the more Duterte tries to intimidate it It’s simply the nature of the man as certified to clinically and as now revealed spectacularly in his presidency

Solar files estafa complaint vs ABS-CBN execs over NBA row

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:57 PM

ABS CBN says it will take appropriate legal action to hold Solar responsible for this unfounded action

NETWORK WARS. The row between Solar Entertainment Corporation and ABS-CBN Corporation over NBA airing rights moves to court. File photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

'TERRORIST ATTACK.' Policemen stand together on the Rambla boulevard after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP

Duterte's ace against ABS-CBN, the Philippines' biggest network

Aug 18, 2017 - 8:52 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte s plan to block ABS CBN s franchise is a threat to press freedom experts tell Rappler

ROCKY RELATIONSHIP. President Rodrigo Duterte shares a light moment with Eugenio Lopez III, chairman and CEO of ABS-CBN, during a courtesy call in Malacañang€™ on October 24, 2016. Malacañang file photo

Absence of political ads drags down ABS-CBN income in 1st half

Aug 11, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Although it would be very challenging ABS CBN remains hopeful that it will hit its profit guidance of P3 billion for 2017

Of PDRs and 'foreign ownership' of PH media

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The barbs thrown at Rappler make for amusing online spats But when you fight on the internet please please use more accurate legal terminology

Aquino cites 'deafening' silence of media under Duterte

Jul 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM

UPDATED Why is it that media during our watch complained about the flimsiest and tiniest things and it seems to be a little quiet these days? former president Benigno Aquino III says

SILENCE. Former president Benigno Aquino III cites the media's 'deafening' silence under President Rodrigo Duterte. File photo byJay Morales/Malacañang Photo Bureau

FAST FACTS: What you should know about ABS-CBN

Jul 05, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Get to know the Philippines largest media outfit and the crown jewel of the Lopez business empire

WATCH: Richard Gutierrez is a vampire in 'La Luna Sangre'

Jun 01, 2017 - 3:01 PM

Richard Gutierrez is now signed with ABS CBN

Solar, ABS-CBN row over NBA broadcast moves to court

May 30, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Sky Cable used to pay Solar carriage fees for airing NBA games but ABS CBN claims the license it obtained in 2014 means they no longer have to pay these

Milan Melindo robbed of his crowning moment by TV delay

May 23, 2017 - 9:19 PM

Fans should have celebrated Milan Melindo s championship victory in the streets Instead they were left searching for live streams online

SHORTCHANGED. Milan Melindo's dream of becoming a world champion finally came true, but the fight was now shown in the Philippines as was first advertised by ABS-CBN. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 15-21, 2017

May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

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Duterte to file multiple estafa charges vs ABS-CBN

May 19, 2017 - 6:19 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte addressing ABS CBN chairman Gabby Lopez launches another curse filled tirade against the TV network

Malacañan Photo

Only a tyrant would shut down the media – NUJP

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:42 PM

If there is a time for the Philippine media community to set aside our differences and unite to oppose any and all attempts to silence us it is now the NUJP says reacting to Duterte s threat to ABS CBN

Photo of President Rodrigo Duterte by Noel Celis/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

ABS-CBN franchise ‘not for urgent renewal,’ clarifies lawmaker

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Palawan 1st District Representative Franz Alvarez chair of the House committee on legislative franchises says the panel is prioritizing franchises that are about to expire

FRANCHISE RENEWAL BLUES. The franchise of ABS-CBN lapses in 2020, within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte who has vowed to block its renewal for another 25 years. Photo of ABS-CBN building from Wikipedia

Duterte to block renewal of ABS-CBN franchise

Apr 27, 2017 - 5:15 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will file a complaint with Congress against the network giant for swindling

TIRADE VS MEDIA. President Duterte intends to block the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN which he accuses of 'swindling.' Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Kim & Gerald on working together again in 'Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin'

Apr 26, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Kim Chiu says there are no more walls between her and ex boyfriend Gerald Anderson

OPPORTUNITY. Gerald Anderson says from the start his career is nothing without Kim Chiu as both started on 'Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition.' Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

ABS-CBN to complete 2 new sound stages in 2017

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:55 PM

We re pretty excited about it because it really changes the game in terms of production quality and production efficiency says ABS CBN chief strategy officer Raymund Miranda

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 3-9, 2017

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:14 AM

Hello Here s a round up of videos from the past week you need to watch

Duterte tirade 'part and parcel’ of media work – Gabby Lopez

Apr 06, 2017 - 2:38 PM

UPDATED The ABS CBN chairman downplays concerns that the current spat with the Philippine leader will complicate the company s looming franchise renewal

ABS-CBN Corporation holds its annual stockholders' meeting, Tuesday, April 6, 2017. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Duterte tries to link Inquirer owners to ex-official with huge salary

Apr 06, 2017 - 10:28 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte mistakenly identifies former Film Development Council of the Philippines chief Briccio Santos as a son in law of the Inquirer s Prietos

RANT AGAINST INQUIRER. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the prosecutors' convention at a hotel in Clark, Angeles City, Pampanga on April 5, 2017, where he attacked anew broadsheet Philippine Daily Inquirer. RICHARD MADELO/Presidential Photo

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, March 27 - April 2, 2017

Apr 02, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Hello Here s a round up of videos from the past week you need to watch

Senators to Duterte: PH better served by ‘free, critical press’

Mar 31, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Masquerading as authentic politics the government has embraced profanity misogyny and the lack of overall decency as political strategies to attack and silence its critics says Senator Risa Hontiveros

ATTACK ON MEDIA. President Rodrigo Duterte slams a newspaper report for accusing him of 'sparking international distress,' before he left for Japan on October 25, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

NUJP on Duterte, Park, Game of Thrones | Midday wRap

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:39 PM

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Charo Santos-Concio on the 'most painful chapter' in her career

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:08 PM

The former ABS CBN president recalls how she faced the public after the Ultra stampede in 2006 which killed at least 71 people

NUJP calls out Duterte's 'absolutely twisted' rant against media

Mar 31, 2017 - 12:26 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls Duterte s rant a brazen abuse of his power as chief executive

DUTERTE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during a speech at the People's Day celebration at Barangay Batong Dalig, Socorro town in Oriental Mindoro on March 29, 2017. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Duterte tells 'rude' media: Beware of 'karma'

Mar 30, 2017 - 6:22 PM

UPDATED Mukhang pera kayo eh says President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippine Daily Inquirer and ABS CBN whom he accuses of unfair reporting

President Rodrogo Duterte hits EU and the media during the Mass Oathtaking of appointed government officials and the Philippine Councilors' league at Malacanang on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

ABS-CBN hits 2016 target income, fueled by election spending

Mar 20, 2017 - 6:10 PM

The media giant s election related spending for 2016 amounted to P2 8 billion versus P2 4 billion in 2010

HIGHER AD REVENUE. ABS-CBN Chief Financial Officer Aldrin Cerrado (extreme left) says the company saw a 9% growth in revenue, which closed at P41.6 billion in 2016. While its cost and expenses were up only 6% last year. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

ABS-CBN files over $8M lawsuit vs website for piracy

Feb 17, 2017 - 1:49 PM

The listed media company says it plans to quadruple its anti piracy efforts this year after it sued numerous pirates in 2016

STEP UP. The Lopez-led broadcast giant says it will step up its anti-piracy enforcement in 2017. Rappler file photo

Gunmen fire on aid convoy in quake-hit Surigao

Feb 14, 2017 - 11:49 PM

UPDATED The 30th Infantry Battalion platoon was traveling with members of the ABS CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation when gunmen fired at them the Armed Forces of the Philippines says

ABS-CBN's net income jumps 50% on strong ad revenues

Oct 28, 2016 - 5:28 PM

Boosted by election spending ABS CBN’s net income for the January September 2016 period increases to P2 85 billion from P1 89 billion in the same period a year ago

ADS GROWTH. ABS-CBN sees an increase in airtime placements from regular advertisers and from candidates in the May elections.

WATCH: How Kathryn Bernardo prepped for Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 24, 2016 - 4:03 PM

Catch what went on behind the scenes as Kathryn prepared for the annual Star Magic Ball

Liza Soberano tops Rappler's Star Magic Ball 2016 best dressed poll

Oct 23, 2016 - 9:52 PM

A closer look at Liza s stunning ball gown by Michael Cinco

IN PHOTOS: Celebrities party at Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 23, 2016 - 12:56 PM

Stars take groupies KathNiel s sweet moment and a tribute to one of Star Magic s founders

[IN GIFS] Star Magic Ball 2016: Sweetest, goofiest candid couple moments

Oct 23, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Looks of love were exchanged plus a lot of wacky pictures and check out a captured candid moment between an ultra sweet longtime couple

Star Magic Ball 2016: Our 20 best dressed

Oct 23, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Check out our favorite outfits from Jodi Sta Maria Liza Soberano Kim Chiu and more at Star Magic Ball 2016

Star Magic Ball 2016: Diego Loyzaga, Sofia Andres win Couple of the Night

Oct 23, 2016 - 3:28 AM

John Lloyd Cruz wins Metro and H M Style Award

VOTE: Who was your best dressed at Star Magic Ball 2016?

Oct 23, 2016 - 1:07 AM

Which of these stars wore the best outfit to the Star Magic Ball this year? Let us know

LOOK: Liza Soberano, Zanjoe Marudo win Best Dressed Award at Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 23, 2016 - 12:02 AM

Liza wears Michael Cinco while Zanjoe wears Lanvin

All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Sam Milby, girlfriend Mari Jasmine make red carpet debut at Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 22, 2016 - 11:03 PM

Sam and Mari Jasmine walk the red carpet together at this year s event

All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Kim Chiu and Xian Lim shine at Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 22, 2016 - 10:14 PM

Kim and Xian last year s Couple of the Night change it up on the Star Magic Ball 2016 red carpet with dramatic sleek ensembles

LOOK: Jessy Mendiola and Luis Manzano at Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 22, 2016 - 10:07 PM

Jessy and Luis look incredible on the red carpet Check out their looks here

IN PHOTOS: Dapper gents on Star Magic Ball 2016 red carpet

Oct 22, 2016 - 9:44 PM

Piolo Darren JLC Enrique Daniel Gerald and more look amazing on the red carpet at the Star Magic Ball 2016

IN PHOTOS: Couples, love teams light up Star Magic Ball 2016

Oct 22, 2016 - 9:41 PM

McLisse KimXi and more at the Star Magic Ball 2016