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Lin-Manuel Miranda to guest star on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Feb 12, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Cool, cool, cool, cool!

‘The Umbrella Academy’ shines when they’re together

Feb 08, 2019 - 7:30 PM

‘The Umbrella Academy’ works best when it frees itself from uninteresting drama and lets its characters lean into their weirdness

'Modern Family' says goodbye after 11 seasons

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Who's going to miss hanging out with their favorite TV fam?

LIST: Series we can’t wait to binge-watch in 2019

Jan 23, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Couch potatoes, it's looking like an exciting year ahead for TV!

What makes 'General's Daughter' different for Angel Locsin

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Angel says her character in the show is among the most complicated ones she's had to play yet

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Maricel Soriano makes TV return in 'The General's Daughter'

Jan 17, 2019 - 9:19 AM

Maricel has nothing but praises for Angel Locsin and the cast, including her on-screen son Arjo Atayde

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: Sansa welcomes Daenerys to Winterfell in new 'Game of Thrones' teaser

Jan 07, 2019 - 1:36 PM

It's a few seconds of footage but after more than a year of waiting, we'll take what we can get

SANSA MEETS DANY. A clip from the final 'Game of Thrones' season is finally out. Screenshot from the HBO trailer

Danish shows take TV world by storm

Jan 06, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Shows such as 'Ride Upon the Storm' and 'The Killing' are now getting recognized outside of Denmark

Miley Cyrus to star in 'Black Mirror' episode

Dec 13, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Hannah Montana goes the sci-fi route for the Netflix anthology series' fifth season

WATCH: It's ice vs fire in latest teaser for final 'Game of Thrones' season

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:09 AM

Winter – and no further details – is coming

FINAL SEASON. Game of Thrones comes to an end in April 2019. Image from the teaser video

The final 'Game of Thrones' season airs April 2019

Nov 14, 2018 - 12:45 AM

Winter is coming and we finally know when

FINAL SEASON. 'Game of Thrones' season 8 finally has an airing date – or a month, at least. Image courtesy of HBO

LOOK: Kris Aquino auditions for role in international TV series

Nov 12, 2018 - 11:04 AM

Which series could this be?

NEW ROLE? Kris Aquino posts clips from an audition piece for a 'multi-ethnicity' US show. Still from Kris Aquino's Instagram page

LOOK: 'Berks' cast is #squadgoals in Japan reunion

Nov 05, 2018 - 7:20 PM

Early-2000s flashback!

REUNITED. The cast of the early-2000s hit show comes together again in Japan. Screenshot from

WATCH: The bad-ass first trailer for ‘Narcos: Mexico’

Oct 19, 2018 - 4:52 PM

The ‘Narcos’ spin-off explores the birth of Mexico’s drug war

EL PADRINO. Diego Luna plays Felix Gallardo, the big boss of 1980s Mexico's notorious Guadalajara cartel. Photo courtesy of Netflix

These 5 stars compete for love, power in sexy drama 'Los Bastardos'

Oct 16, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The new 'Precious Hearts Romance Presents' series tackles the lives of 5 illegitimate sons

Los Bastardos presscon. Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Gumabao, Devance, Belga crossover to TV

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:32 PM

Usually the ones commented on by analysts, the three sports personalities give their take on the ins and outs of sports

NEW VENTURE. Volleybelle Michele Gumabao and PBA stars Joe Devance and Beau Belga try their luck as television hosts. File photos

WATCH: The official trailer of 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' has dropped

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:41 PM

Kiernan Shipka stars as Sabrina the Teenage Witch in this spooky adaptation

Black Mirror’s first ever Choose-Your-Own-Adventure episode is underway

Oct 02, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Netflix is giving its viewers the power to choose how its first interactive episode will end

Binge-Worthy: 'BoJack Horseman' season 5

Sep 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM

In the latest 'BoJack Horseman' outing, no karma is the worst karma

An all-female Marvel superhero TV series is in the works

Sep 20, 2018 - 6:18 PM

'Wonder Woman' screenplay writer Allan Heinberg will be one of the show's executive producers

Fil-am actor Joshua dela Cruz is host of ‘Blues Clues’ reboot

Sep 14, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Blue is skidooing with someone new

BLUE'S CLUES. Joshua Dela Cruz is the new host of the reboot of the classic children's show. Screenshot from

Binge-Worthy: Iron Fist, Season 2

Sep 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

New season improves on the last — but only just

Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn exit 'Project Runway'

Sep 08, 2018 - 12:03 PM

Heidi and Tim announce they will be doing a show with Amazon

WATCH: Archie in handcuffs, creepy cult rituals in ’Riverdale’ season 3 trailer

Aug 30, 2018 - 11:46 AM

The teen drama is set to get even more dramatic

VARCHIE. The 'Riverdale' couple looks like they're about to face some trials in season 3. Screenshot from

LOOK: CJ Ramos to appear on 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano'

Aug 16, 2018 - 1:38 PM

The former child star, who is out on bail, posts a selfie with Coco Martin

'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano' apologizes to Dingdong Dantes over use of family photos

Aug 14, 2018 - 3:41 PM

'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano apologizes to Dingdong Dantes and his family and assures that there was no intent to disrespect or offend him and his family in the use of their photos in the program,' ABS-CBN says in a statement

Dingdong Dantes: 'Dismay, deep concern' over 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano' use of family pics

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:53 PM

(UPDATED) The show had apparently used a wedding and family photo of the Dantes family in an episode

'Orange is the New Black season 6': Closure, new beginnings in Litchfield Penitentiary

Aug 09, 2018 - 7:00 PM

'Orange is the New Black' has always been about juggling different characters, storylines, and backstories

Orange Is the New Black

Enamoring, amazing: 'Strike Back' cast on filming in Malaysia

Aug 04, 2018 - 8:27 PM

Stars Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson, Alin Sumarwata, and Yasemin Allen talk about what it's like to work on this side of the world

ON LOCATION. The upcoming season of 'Strike Back' takes the team to Malaysia. Photo from

First Pinoy anime 'Barangay 143' will show country's love for basketball

Jul 29, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Set in Tondo, 'Barangay 143' will also be available as a web comic

Jodie Whittaker gives 'Doctor Who' the female touch

Jul 20, 2018 - 2:42 PM

'I knew, obviously, being the first female it was going to have some extra responsibility thrown in,' says the actress at the Comic-Con in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: Jodie Whittaker attends SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio Broadcasts Live From Comic Con in San Diego at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 19, 2018 in San Diego, California. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM/AFP

U.S. host Trevor Noah answers French envoy over 'African-ness' of World Cup champs

Jul 19, 2018 - 8:38 PM

' Why can't they be both?' asks 'The Daily Show' host

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 11

Jul 17, 2018 - 1:11 PM

Marco Masa wins this week

'Rugrats' to return with TV series, live-action CGI film

Jul 17, 2018 - 8:43 AM

A baby's got to do what a baby's got to do, after all

THEY'RE BACK. Tommy Pickles and the gang return for more adventures. Image from the Rugrats' Facebook page

'Meteor Garden' remake is on Netflix…just not in the Philippines

Jul 14, 2018 - 1:54 PM

'Meteor Garden' fans will have to find something else to binge-watch in the meantime

METEOR GARDEN. The 2018 remake of the 2001 hit series is available on Netflix globally, excluding the Philippines. Screenshot from Netflix Asia on YouTube

WATCH: ‘Orange is the New Black’ women enter maximum security in season 6 trailer

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:13 AM

The comedy-drama returns to Netflix on July 27

MAXIMUM SECURITY. Piper and the other inmates are transferred to a new 'home' in 'Orange is The New Black' season 6. Photo courtesy of Netflix

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Jul 09, 2018 - 10:54 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 10

Jul 09, 2018 - 9:08 PM

The kids this week pay tribute to OPM

Netflix to stream first original Indian series 'Ghoul'

Jul 09, 2018 - 7:50 PM

The show premieres on August 24

Opposition senators seek probe into PTV's planned airing of Chinese shows

Jul 09, 2018 - 2:20 PM

'Airing Chinese shows on our state-run network poses a danger of spreading Chinese propaganda sanctioned by our government,' minority senators say in filing Senate Resolution No. 780

BOOSTING TIES. Philippine Communications Secretary Martin Andanar (right) and Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua (left) try using one of the radios that the Chinese government donated to Philippine government-owned media groups, after a turnover ceremony in Malacañang Palace on February 27, 2017. Malacañang file photo

Binge-Worthy: 'Glow' season 2

Jul 06, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The new season body slams its way to victory


WATCH: Penny Tai returns to sing 'Ni Yao De Ai' for 'Meteor Garden' reboot

Jul 05, 2018 - 6:01 PM

The show's closing theme gets an update for 2018

REMAKE. 'Ni Yao De Ai' gets updated for the 'Meteor Garden' reboot, starring Shen Yue as Shan Cai. Screenshot from

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 9

Jul 03, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Sheena Belarmino wins once again in this week's challenge

It's over for 'Goblin' star Lee Dong-wook and K-pop idol Suzy

Jul 02, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The agencies of the two Korean stars confirm the breakup

DONE. Lee Dong Wook and Suzy's respective agencies confirm the relationship is over. Screenshots from Instagram/@leedongwook_official/@skuukzky

WATCH: Sheena Belarmino as KZ Tandingan on 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Jul 01, 2018 - 10:31 PM

KZ drops by and sings with Sheena

WATCH: Netflix releases trailer for upcoming K-drama ‘Mr. Sunshine’

Jun 28, 2018 - 11:44 AM

Catch a glimpse of Lee Byung-hun and Kim Tae-ri as a star-crossed couple in 19th century Korea

MR SUNSHINE. Lee Byung-hun stars in the upcoming Korean drama. Photo Courtesy of Hwa&Dam/Netflix

Westworld: 'The Passenger' is a fitting season finale

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Unpacking all the big reveals in Westworld's second season finale

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 8

Jun 25, 2018 - 8:46 PM

The TNT Boys wins this week's challenge

ABC to air 'Roseanne' spinoff sans controversial star

Jun 22, 2018 - 11:21 AM

ABC announces that 'The Conners' will premiere in the fall season of 2018

Recap: 'Westworld' season two episode 9 – 'Vanishing Point' reaches the point of no return

Jun 19, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Unpacking all the big reveals in Westworld’s 9th episode

MAN IN BLACK. ‘Vanishing Point’ reveals more of William’s back story. Photo from