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What you need to know about the new 'ASAP Natin 'To!'

Nov 18, 2018 - 11:18 AM

The noontime Sunday variety show is getting a new name and program makeover

GMA to introduce 'cheaper, smaller' digital TV device in June

May 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time

OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm expects to have a higher net income in 2018 than in 2017. Rappler file photo

Your Holy Week 2018 binge-watch list

Mar 28, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The long break is the perfect time to catch up on all the shows you won't want to miss

DOLE: Maximum 12 hours a day for movie, TV industry workers

Apr 30, 2016 - 4:46 PM

Workers and talents shall not work for over 8 hours in a day says a DOLE advisory If required to work beyond that they can only do so for a maximum of 12 hours

WORK HOURS. Members of the media industry speak up about working hours following the death of directors Wenn Deramas and Francis Pasion

GMA-7 partners with OSN, StarHub to expand global reach

Mar 23, 2016 - 7:40 PM

The broadcasting network s international channels are now available in 60 countries and 50 states of the US and the District of Columbia

MORE DEALS. GMA Network further expands its global footprint. In the photo are the GMA and OSN executives. Photo from GMA International

Part 2: The AlDub experience: Millions captivated

Oct 31, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The program taps into our hidden longings for permanence for perfect love our quest for the numinous deep feelings buried by the oppressive details and burden of everyday life

Part 1: AlDub: Stumbling upon a magic formula

Oct 31, 2015 - 12:25 PM

This is not the first time that the nation has seen such a massive and hysterical outpouring of emotions of hundreds of thousands of certified fans

The love story of GMA-7, Pangilinan and Ang

Jun 25, 2014 - 2:49 PM

The GMA 7 Ramon Ang partnership sounds like an arranged marriage between one party that has run out of options and another that has yet to make its media telecom strategy take root

Paulo Avelino on KC Concepcion: 'It's not over'

Jun 16, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Distance he said was a factor in their relationship The actor is currently gearing up for new soap Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon

Bea Alonzo returns to TV with new drama series

Jun 16, 2014 - 3:16 PM

The actress said that she is humbled by the title Queen of All Movies and talks more about her newest soap

#TalkThursday: TV whitespace for connectivity

Oct 25, 2013 - 11:05 AM

Rappler talks with Tovia Va aelua the Microsoft Office Division Lead of Microsoft Philippines about the use of TV whitespace for connectivity

Teleserye sparks discussions about homosexuality

Jul 30, 2013 - 10:08 PM

A primetime drama tops TV ratings when it tackles a taboo topic on Philippine TV gay relationships

Behind the scenes of GMA's teleserye, My Husband's Lover.

PH, US, Microsoft team up to help fisherfolk

Jul 30, 2013 - 4:58 PM

A number of municipalities in Bohol will be getting a connectivity boost thanks to the efforts of Microsoft and the Philippine and US governments

FISHERFOLK AND WHITE SPACE TECH. A number of organizations are teaming up to test White Space technology for registering fisherfolk in Bohol.

TV host Pepe Pimentel dies at 82

Jan 24, 2013 - 6:42 PM

Pepe Pimentel host of the long running TV show Kwarta o Kahon dies at the age of 82

THE CLASSIC PINOY TV HOST. Pepe Pimentel had a distinct, fatherly hosting style that Filipinos came to love. Screen grab from YouTube (marc antonio)

Jordanian journalist, Filipino TV crew missing in Jolo

Jun 15, 2012 - 1:04 PM

Sulu police say a Jordanian journalist and two Filipino crewmen have been missing in Jolo Sulu for 3 days