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Beyond ‘Bandersnatch,’ the future of interactive TV is bright

May 05, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Reflections on the past, present and future of interactive storytelling

Screenshot from Netflix/Bandersnatch trailer


MTRCB, NCCA ink memorandum of understanding

Jan 21, 2019 - 6:19 PM

The memo aims to help in facilitating and promoting NCCA-funded films

Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico in prime-time speech

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:04 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'I have invited congressional leadership to the White House tomorrow to get this done. Hopefully, we can rise above partisan politics in order to support national security,' says Trump

MEXICO WALL. US President Donald Trump delivers a televised address to the nation on funding for a border wall from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC on January 8, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

What you need to know about 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano'

Nov 18, 2018 - 9:38 PM

What's the long-running show all about?

New Angry Birds television series being hatched

Oct 14, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Its Finnish creators Rovio are planning to expand its hit TV shorts into a full-length series based on characters from the game

NEW SERIES. Angry Birds will be having a new television series. Photo by Rovio.com

Trillanes seeks Senate probe into P60-M DOT ads in Tulfos’ show

May 09, 2018 - 11:48 AM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the probe will 'look into the irregularities in the disposition of the DOT’s budget and its expenditures in advertising and marketing in order to ensure that government funds are legally and properly allocated'

PROBE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wants the DOT advertisement placement in the 'Kilos Pronto' show.  File photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Ombudsman probes P60-million DOT-Tulfo controversy

May 08, 2018 - 4:05 PM

(UPDATED) The Office of the Ombudsman is looking into the controversy that led to the resignation of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo

SIBLINGS. Erwin Tulfo, resigned tourism secretary Wanda Tulfo Teo, and Ben Tulfo (L-R) are embroiled in a controversy after the tourism department's P60 million payment for advertisements were paid to the Tulfos' production company, Bitag Media.

Returning P60M to gov't 'admission of guilt' by Tulfos – Akbayan

May 07, 2018 - 6:31 PM

'If she had an ounce of delicadeza, she would resign. Returning the money should not stop probes for accountability. It also doesn’t correct an illegal act,' says Akbayan's Gio Tingson, referring to Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo

Tulfo brothers to return P60M to government

May 07, 2018 - 2:03 PM

At the same time, the lawyer of Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo says Roberto Teo, her husband, will give up his seat in the board of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority under her department

#TheWrap: Videos to watch this week, April 30-May 6, 2018

May 06, 2018 - 11:39 AM

Here are the must-watch videos this week!

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Executive Order which prohibits illegal contractualization while delivering his speech during the 116th Labor Day Celebration at the IEC Convention Center in Cebu City on May 1, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Malacañang on Cayetano, COA on PTV, Giuliani on Trump | Evening wRap

May 03, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Watch Rappler's evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Aside from tourism ads, auditors flag PTV's P157-M spending

May 03, 2018 - 2:22 PM

COA flags P67.179 million in damages not charged to suppliers, P10.456 million in incentives without approval, and a P1.3-million non-existent parking lot project

AUDIT REPORT. State-run television network PTV-4 is flagged by the Commission on Audit for millions worth of spending.

Malacañang to probe DOT payment for ads on Ben Tulfo show

Apr 30, 2018 - 3:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte has heard of the controversy and wants to get to the bottom of things, says the Palace

Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque announces during a press briefing in Malacañang on March 20, 2018 that the dollar remittances from overseas Filipinos have risen to 2.7 billion in January this year according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Malacañang Photo

Wanda Teo claims no hand in DOT's P60-million deal with PTV

Apr 30, 2018 - 2:40 PM

(UPDATED) This comes after state auditors questioned the P60-million payment made by the Department of Tourism to People's Television Network for ad placements in her brother Ben Tulfo's show

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo reassures the media that the government will not spend funds for hosting the Miss Universe pageant next year during a press briefing in Malacañan on September 1. ACE MORANDANTE/PPD

COA questions P60-M DOT ads payment to Ben Tulfo's media outfit

Apr 28, 2018 - 5:48 PM

State auditors direct the People's Television Network, Incorporated to produce documents to support the Department of Tourism's payments to PTV 4 blocktimer Bitag Media Unlimited, Incorporated

Duterte teases Chinese reporter about 'flowering' PH-China ties

Apr 09, 2018 - 6:50 PM

'China and the Philippines will bloom and you and I are in the middle of the flower,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells a China Central Television reporter during a press conference

Americans world's biggest TV addicts – study

Apr 09, 2018 - 6:06 PM

Data gathered from 95 countries showed Americans and Canadians are the biggest TV addicts watching 4 hours and 3 minutes on average daily

TV BUM. File photo of a bar patron in San Francisco, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Baftas 2018: And they wore black

Feb 19, 2018 - 9:56 AM

Stars arrive at British Academy of Film and Television Awards 2018 wearing black to show support for the #MeToo and Time's Up campaign

FAST FACTS: What's in the PCOO budget?

Feb 14, 2018 - 2:53 PM

PCOO's funds in the national budget include those for attached agencies such as the Philippine Information Agency, RTVM, and the National Printing Office

Two new MTRCB appointees announced

Feb 13, 2018 - 7:45 AM

Kelvin Lester Lee is appointed as new the new chairperson while Marvin Gatpayat is appointed as vice chairman of the appeals committee of the MTRCB

Russia registers 9 U.S. media outlets as 'foreign agents'

Dec 05, 2017 - 4:08 PM

US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty and 7 of their media affiliates have been recognized as 'carrying out the functions of a foreign agent'

FAMED VIEW. A view taken on November 23, 2017 shows St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. Mladen Antonov/AFP

'Asian Television Awards 2017' sukses digelar

Dec 05, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Afgansyah Reza tampil sebagai salah satu pengisi acara, sementara Pangeran Siahaan dan Chairul Tanjung membawa pulang piala

'ASIAN TELEVISION AWARDS 2017'. Sebagaian pemenang yang meraih piala di gelaran 'Asian Television Awards 2017' pada 30 November dan 1 Desember di Singapura. Foto dari Asian Television Awards

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 5, 2017

Dec 05, 2017 - 9:40 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday.

PLDT extends partnership with Cignal TV to business customers

Dec 04, 2017 - 4:35 PM

The new arrangement allows businesses such as hotels and bars to broadcast Cignal TV content via the internet

CONNECTING. ​PLDT's Eric Alberto and Cignal TV President and CEO Jane Basas (4th and 5th from left) lead a group of Cignal and PLDT enterprise executives at a ceremony extending their partnership on December 4. Photo from PLDT Enterprise.

Matt Lauer issues statement on sexual harassment allegations

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:06 PM

'There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions,' says the former 'Today' TV host and news anchor

Matt Lauer had a secret button to lock the door to his office

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:59 AM

'Variety' releases a report which includes the statements of several women accusing the TV host and news anchor of lewd and sexual acts

Top U.S. TV anchor Matt Lauer fired over sexual misconduct

Nov 29, 2017 - 8:36 PM

(UPDATED) NBC News says Lauer, one of television's highest-paid personalities, was fired after they received a 'detailed complaint' about 'inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace' by Lauer

FIRED. In this file photo, Matt Lauer appears on NBC's 'Today' at the NBC's TODAY Show on August 22, 2014 in New York City. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP

Putin: U.S. pressure on RT an 'attack', will get 'proper response'

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Meanwhile, RT says it would comply with USA's demand to register its American operations as a 'foreign agent,' but would also go to court to challenge the measure

PUTIN IN VIETNAM. Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017. Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP

Amazon to launch 'Lord of the Rings' TV show

Nov 07, 2017 - 10:08 PM

(UPDATED) The internet streaming site confirms that it will be developing a TV adaptation based on the Tolkien classic

THE HOBBIT. Martin Freeman stars in 'The Hobbit,' another film adaptation from the Tolkien classic. Screengrab from YouTube/WarnerBrosPictures

How Netflix influences home entertainment technology

Nov 02, 2017 - 2:21 PM

Some of the latest 2017 TV models from LG, Samsung, and Sony are among the ones that Netflix has certified to provide an optimal audio-visual experience

FUTURE VISION. Netflix Vice President of Product Innovation, Chris Jaffe welcomes the press to the event. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler


Netflix suspends 'House of Cards' production

Nov 01, 2017 - 8:28 AM

Production of award-winning 'House of Cards' is suspended indefinitely in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against its star Kevin Spacey

TOP SHOW. A scene from 'House of Cards.' Image courtesy Netflix

NUJP calls out Duterte’s legal counsel for ‘lechery and misogyny’

Oct 28, 2017 - 8:30 AM

In an interview with journalists Karin Wenger and Ana Santos, Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo says he is ‘better in bed’ and that ‘I fuck like an 18-year old’

CHIEF PRESIDENTIAL COUNSEL. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls out Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo for a lewd joke during a media interview. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

FOTO: Penampilan Minho "SHINee" di ajang 'Indonesian TV Awards 2017'

Sep 21, 2017 - 8:51 AM

Sambutan meriah dan jeritan histeris penggemar terdengar saat Minho naik panggung

TAMU SPESIAL. Meski kehadirannya cukup singkat, namun Choi Minho, personel grup SHINee sukses memukau penonton gelaran 'ITA 2017'. Foto dari akun Instagram @indonesiantvawards

Sean Spicer, mocked press secretary, wins laughs at Emmys

Sep 18, 2017 - 9:21 AM

Spicer, who resigned in July in one of the many shake-ups of Trump's White House, is the highlight of host Stephen Colbert's opening monologue which took a heavily political tone

EMMY LAUGHS. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks onstage during the 69th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Online 'suicide' searches spiked after Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' – study

Aug 01, 2017 - 7:15 AM

Overall suicide related queries were 19 higher than expected following the show researchers say

A promotional image for the Netflix show '13 Reasons Why'. Image courtesy Netflix

Diana confessions set to air on British TV

Jul 31, 2017 - 7:39 AM

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash Channel 4 will broadcast Diana: In Her Own Words on August 6 despite a report that her brother Earl Charles Spencer is unhappy with the decision

In this file photo, Diana, Princess of Wales, chats with children during her visit to the British international school in Jakarta,  November 1989. Kraipit Phanvut/AFP

Bogart the Explorer appointed MTRCB board member

Jul 20, 2017 - 7:21 AM

The YouTube comedian whose real name is Marco Antonio Ho is now one of the 30 MTRCB board members

BOGART THE EXPLORER. In his videos, Ho, through his online persona, observes the local culture of various destinations with characteristic humor. Screengrab from YouTube.com/PaperbugTV

Teleseryes, social media, and other platforms for disaster preparedness

Jul 07, 2017 - 3:47 PM

If the media you re already consuming starts to address these issues you re going to start to perk up and pay attention because role models in TV can also be role models in real life says Bambike founder Bryan McClelland

Day 1 of the AGOS Summit on Disater Preparedness at the SM Aura Samsung Hall in Taguig on July 6, 2017.

PTV4 abruptly ends contract of anchor Kathy San Gabriel

Jun 30, 2017 - 6:01 PM

UPDATED The veteran anchor and broadcast journalist who worked with the government network for 11 years is informed her contract won t be renewed only two days before it expires

Coast Guard stepping up sea patrols in Boracay

Jun 24, 2017 - 9:23 AM

Authorities say they will intensify sea patrols and deployment of assets to protect Boracay Island from any armed groups

LOOK: Dennis Padilla is appointed new MTRCB board member

Jun 03, 2017 - 9:52 PM

The comedian is inducted along with Gloria Sevilla Tessie Villarama and Carmen Musngi

Duterte, Mariano, Trump | Evening wRap

May 19, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

First episode of Duterte's TV show airs today

May 19, 2017 - 10:43 AM

The President with co host Rocky Ignacio is expected to talk about human rights and his new environment secretary in the first episode on May 19

Duterte, Sato, Cayetano | Evening wRap

May 17, 2017 - 8:08 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Suicide bombers storm Afghan state broadcaster

May 17, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Four attackers who entered the RTA building this morning have been killed government spokesman Attaullah Khogyani says after the attack ended

Turkey blocks Wikipedia access, bans TV dating shows

Apr 30, 2017 - 8:12 AM

The government also dismisses almost 4 000 public officials in the latest wave of the purge under the over 9 month state of emergency that has followed last July s failed coup

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

Ex-Trump aide Flynn did not report Russia payments – lawmakers

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:50 AM

Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz says it appeared Michael Flynn – who stood down as a top aide to Donald Trump amid controversy over his ties to Russia – broke the law by failing to disclose the payments from Russia s RT television

EX-AIDE. In this file photo, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (ret.), then National Security Advisor designate, speaks during a conference on the transition of the US Presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump at the US Institute Of Peace in Washington DC, January 10, 2017. Chris Kleponis/AFP

3 reasons '13 Reasons Why' can send the wrong message

Apr 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Other than the obvious feature of a graphic suicide scene the show could send another troubling message

PH slams U.S. show's portrayal of 'unconventional' PH president

Mar 07, 2017 - 10:22 AM

UPDATED The highly negative portrayal by the hit American TV series Madam Secretary casts doubt on the respectability of the Philippine president the Philippines says

CONTROVERSIAL EPISODE. Fictional Philippine President Datu Andrada is punched in the face by fictional US Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord after Andrada made improper advances. Screenshot from the trailer of 'Madam Secretary'