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James Reid staying with ABS-CBN despite leaving Viva

Oct 04, 2019 - 6:31 PM

The actor’s legal team releases an official statement saying 'he will continue to dedicate his media activities exclusively to the network'

JAMES REID. The actor releases a statement on his departure from Viva Artists Agency. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Angel Locsin will take a short break after 'The General's Daughter'

Sep 29, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Angel prepares for her wedding to fiance Neil Arce – and other future projects as well

Back to Hogwarts: Bringing the magic of the ‘Harry Potter’ film concert to Manila

Sep 22, 2019 - 7:00 PM

As the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra performs John Williams’ score to ‘The Sorcerer’s Stone’ – live with the movie – we rediscover how its music makes it all the more magical

'Darna' star Jane de Leon donates ABS-CBN Ball 2019 prize money to Bantay Bata 163

Sep 17, 2019 - 3:34 PM

Jane bagged the Belo Beauty on the Rise award

8 beauty looks we loved at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 4:30 PM

GIVING. US. LIFE.

BEST IN BEAUTY. Jodi Sta. Maria, Ylona Garcia, Nadine Lustre, and Julia Barretto were just some of the celebs who nailed the hair-and-makeup game at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019. Photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Judy Ann Santos to auction off ABS-CBN Ball gowns for Bantay Bata

Sep 16, 2019 - 1:50 PM

Here's your chance to own at least one of the gowns Judy Ann wore to the ABS-CBN Ball!

DE LA RENTA. Judy Ann Santos in a Oscar de La Renta gown during the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

FULL LIST: ABS-CBN Ball 2019 Awardees

Sep 15, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Bea Alonzo and Richard Gutierrez win the Metro Best Dressed award

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach serves fierce at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:25 AM

Truth be told, all her looks were on point

TIME TO SLAY. Pia Wurtzback at the ABS-CBN 2019 ball. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Maja Salvador attends ABS-CBN Ball 2019 with boyfriend Rambo Nuñez

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'The Killer Bride' actress is glowing in her Filipiniana number

LOOK: Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil go understated glam at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:47 AM

LizQuen look stunning as always

LIZQUEN. Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano walk the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla turn heads at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:44 AM

How'd you find your idols' looks for the night?

Kathniel. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Jericho Rosales and Kim Jones are fun and fierce at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:03 AM

The power couple are back on the red carpet together

Jericho Rosales Kim Jones. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Angel Locsin skips ABS-CBN Ball 2019, donates directly to Bantay Bata

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:03 AM

The actress instead directly donates to Bantay Bata 'the amount that [she's] supposed to spend in the ball'

SHARE THE LOVE. Angel Locsin during the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

LOOK: Nadine Lustre and James Reid channel the Philippine flag at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:56 PM

JaDine slay the red carpet yet again

JADINE. Nadine Lustre and James Reid strike a pose on the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Piolo Pascual escorts Charo Santos to ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:20 PM

Piolo never fails

Piolo Pascual and Charo Santos. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Kim Chiu is a vision in white at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 10:53 PM

The Chinita Princess has come a long way from her first Star Magic Ball outing

CHINITA PRINCESS. Kim Chiu walks the red carpet at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Julia Barretto goes feminine at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 9:58 PM

Julia walks the red carpet solo this year

Julia Baretto. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Bea Alonzo is a stunner at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:45 PM

What do you think of Bea Alonzo's red carpet look?

LOOK: Cristine Reyes walks the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet with her date, daughter Amarah

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Cristine and Amarah wore matching gold dresses by Neric Beltran

MOTHER-DAUGHTER. Cristine Reyes and daughter Amarah walk the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Couples and love teams at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:27 PM

It's kilig overload at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 red carpet! Which look do you like best?

LOOK: Ylona Garcia is literal gold at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 8:16 PM

Ylona is a stunner in this perfectly-styled look

ALL THAT GLITTERS. Ylona Garcia shines on the ABS-CBN Ball red carpet. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Maymay Entrata's look at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 is giving us life

Sep 14, 2019 - 7:49 PM

That headdress though

COMING UP ROSES. Maymay Entrata walks the red carpet with loveteam partner Edward Barber in a Furne One terno and a rose headdress. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: All the looks at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 6:32 PM

Which look is your favorite?

GLITZ, GLAMOUR. The ABS-CBN Ball is among the most-anticipated events in Philippine show business. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Here's how the stars got their glow on for the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Skin clinics Belo and Aivee bring out the big guns to pamper the stars

IN PHOTOS: The ABS-CBN Ball looks of Jericho Rosales

Sep 13, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Echo has style down pat

IN PHOTOS: Maymay Entrata's ABS-CBN Ball looks

Sep 12, 2019 - 5:10 PM

Which Maymay look is your favorite?

SERVING LOOKS. Maymay Entrata attends the 2018 ABS-CBN Ball with her loveteam partner Edward Barber. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Looking back at Jessy Mendiola's ABS-CBN Ball looks

Sep 12, 2019 - 11:22 AM

Are you looking forward to seeing Jessy Mendiola's ABS-CBN Ball 2019 look?

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

ABS-CBN Ball 2019: The couples and tandems we can't wait to see

Sep 11, 2019 - 7:00 PM

KathNiel, JaDine, LizQuen, and MayWard are just some of the tandems expected to attend the ball

LOOK: Viral post shows scenes from the first ever Star Magic Ball

Sep 11, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The internet never forgets

THROWBACK. A viral post shows old photos from the first Star Magic Ball in 2007. Rappler file photo/ Screenshot from Facebook.com/TheScoopph

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach's ABS-CBN Ball looks

Sep 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Check out the beauty queen's red carpet looks!

GOLDEN GODDESS. Pia Wurtzbach attends the ABS-CBN Ball 2018. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The ABS-CBN Ball looks of Coleen Garcia-Crawford

Sep 10, 2019 - 5:33 PM

Coleen has grown up before everyone's eyes

'Modern Filipiniana': Fashion expectations for the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball

Sep 06, 2019 - 10:00 AM

This year's ball puts the spotlight on the modern Filipiniana

Maymay Entrata to wear Furne One to ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 05, 2019 - 3:55 PM

It'll be Maymay's third time to attend the ball!

MAYMAY ENTRATA. The actress and fashion darling reveals who she is wearing to the ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Ball for a cause: 5 things you need to know about the ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 02, 2019 - 2:00 PM

ABS-CBN's biggest stars are giving back on a night of glitz and glamour

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Stocks to Watch: ABS-CBN, GMA earnings

Aug 19, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Are you a Kapamilya or a Kapuso? We look into their financials to check which company has earned and grown more over the years.


2019 ABS-CBN Ball set for September 14

Aug 14, 2019 - 8:27 PM

The annual event raises funds for Bantay Bata 163, and this time, its education programs are set to benefit

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Kathryn Bernardo will wear Michael Cinco to the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:39 PM

Kathryn previously wore Michael Cinco to the 2015 and 2016 balls

KATHRYN BERNARDO. The 'Hello Love Goodbye' star is getting ready for this year's ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

'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 Facebook.com/goinbulilit.tv

Bill renewing ABS-CBN franchise refiled in House

Jul 24, 2019 - 4:35 PM

ABS-CBN's current franchise is set to expire on March 30, 2020, making the 18th Congress its last hope for renewal

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

FALSE: ABS-CBN is 'confirmed' to close down

Jul 19, 2019 - 11:34 AM

ABS-CBN's existing franchise, approved in March 1995, expires on March 30, 2020 yet. A franchise bill has to be refiled when the 18th Congress opens on July 22, 2019.

Fanny Serrano to TV producers: Match your characters looks on screen

May 28, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'Kailangan ba na naka-full makeup kahit nasa loob ng bahay at matutulog na o kaya magluluto o maglalaba?'

Gary Valenciano 'saddened' by Jimmy Bondoc's tirade against ABS-CBN

May 26, 2019 - 4:02 PM

'That doesn't seem like the Jimmy I once knew'

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Stars show support for ABS-CBN for the network's 65th anniversary

May 25, 2019 - 6:02 PM

Social media is flooded with ABS-CBN's 65th anniversary logo as its talents express their gratitude for the network

PROUD KAPAMILYAS. These celebrities take to social media to celebrate ABS-CBN's 65th anniversary. File photos by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

ABS-CBN journalists, staff go on social media to show support for network

May 24, 2019 - 4:49 PM

Remembering their journey as part of the media network, members of the ABS-CBN family post the company's 65th anniversary logo on their social media pages, along with their tribute to the company

ABS-CBN, GMA also win big in 2019 Philippine elections

May 15, 2019 - 5:50 PM

TV networks rake in cash in the run-up to the 2019 elections, with both ABS-CBN and GMA reporting strong earnings in the 1st quarter of 2019

FALSE: 'ABS-CBN news headline' on suspending anti-Otso Diretso Facebook accounts

Apr 24, 2019 - 10:37 AM

The news headline is fabricated. The ABS-CBN did not publish any article that says news organizations will suspend anti-Otso Diretso Facebook accounts

ABS-CBN, GMA: Drug-free policy in place

Apr 02, 2019 - 8:39 AM

The statement comes amid allegations that celebrities are part of the so-called narco-list

ABS-CBN launches sports streaming service

Feb 28, 2019 - 8:48 AM

Get to watch live games and revisit the highlights of the UAAP, PVL, and more on iWant Sports

GOING MOBILE. Filipino sports fans can now watch local games like the UAAP anytime, anywhere. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler