Four leading ladies from ABS-CBN are competing in this year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for a Philippines exclusive recognition.
The four nominees in the Favorite Trending Pinoy category are Liza Soberano from “Alone/Together,” Julia Barretto who starred in “Ngayon at Kailanman,” Kathryn Bernardo from “The Hows of Us,” and mainstay Yassi Pressman of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.”
Ella Cruz, Hannah Pangilinan, Kristel Fulgar, and Ranz Kyle & Niana Guerrero, on the other hand, are in the running for another local category, Favorite Pinoy Internet Star.
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards is an annual American event created for kids to allow them the power to support their favorite celebrities across various categories including TV shows, movies, music artists, and sports personalities.
Public voting will decide the winners and fans can vote using Twitter, by using (hashtag) KCA and the hashtag of their nominee. They can also cast their votes through the Nickelodeon website.
Winners will be announced during the awards ceremony which will be aired in Asia at 6 p.m. on March 25.
Past nominees from the Philippines have included Jake Zyrus (Charice Pempengco), who won the very first Favorite Asian Act award in 2012, Sarah Geronimo (2013), Anne Curtis (2014), and Daniel Padilla (2015) who won the global Slime-A-Star award, Maine Mendoza (2016) for Favorite Pinoy Personality and Nadine Lustre (2017) as Favorite Pinoy Star.
Regine Valesquez’s recent signing with ABS-CBN is one of the most talked about topics this week.
After a month of staying mum about her network transfer, she has been emotional as soon as she stepped inside the premises of the Kapamilya network.
She’s not the only icon that moved from GMA-7 to ABS-CBN. Her husband, Ogie Alcasid, has also transferred, along with others like Janno Gibbs, Jaya and Lani Misalucha.
Here’s the growing list of former Kapuso artists that decided to switch networks in the past:
After being in GMA-7 for more than a decade, Richard officially became a Kapamilya a little more than a year ago. He became a part of Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo‘s fantasy series La Luna Sangre. He is also set to star in a movie with Angel Locsin and Angelica Panganiban.
Louise delos Reyes
Prior to transferring to ABS-CBN, she had numerous appearances in GMA-7’s TV shows. When she moved to ABS-CBN, her first project was becoming a part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano as SPO3 Katrina Velasco.
Considered as GMA’s former primetime star, Angel shocked everyone with her decision to change her home network. She has starred in Star Cinema films such as One More Try, Everything About Her, and The Third Party. She has also led the primetime hit The Legal Wife and became one of the judges for Pilipinas Got Talent. She has renewed her contract with ABS-CBN in 2015 and has made an appearance in La Luna Sangre.
She will star in the network’s upcoming series, The General’s Daughter.
Isabelle has been a Kapuso for three years before signing up with ABS-CBN in November 2014. Her first project as a Kapamilya is the upcoming series Nathaniel.
After 10 years with GMA-7, she transferred to its rival network in 2012.
She expressed her thankfulness to her previous company and why she made the decision to move to ABS-CBN. “I’m grateful for all my years with [GMA-7], but [my father] was the one with me in wanting new things for me and my career. He wanted me to spread my wings and fly.”
More than a decade ago, Jake has moved from GMA-7 to ABS-CBN. He has been cast in numerous dramas like Maria Mercedes, Rubi, and Palos, wherein he played the main lead, and Ikaw Lamang and Tayong Dalawa as the antagonist.
Not everyone knows that Cristine’s entry to showbiz has been with GMA-7’s artista search program, Starstruck.
She transferred networks 10 years ago and has top-billed several projects such as Eva Fonda, Kristine, Reputasyon, Tubig at Langis, and I Can Do That.
Paulo has been with GMA-7 for five years before becoming a Kapamilya. He has served as the male lead in shows such as The Promise of Forever, Honesto, Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon, Kahit Konting Pagtingin, and Bridges of Love.
JC de Vera
JC has stayed as a Kapuso for six years then transferred to TV5. He finally became a Kapamilya in 2014 and played a role in The Legal Wife and Moon of Desire.
Ellen signed with ABS-CBN last 2013. She admitted that her transfer to the network made a huge impact regarding the recognition she got.
“When I was with the other network, ‘What are you doing now? What are your shows?’ ‘Uh, I’m a part of this show.’ ‘Ay, nandoon ka pala!’ Ibe yung audience ng ABS-CBN talaga. Iba yung impact.”
Toni has hosted in GMA-7 for seven years until 2005. She continued her career with ABS-CBN, venturing to acting and music. She has released six albums under Star Records and has starred in 11 Star Cinema films.
She has also continued hosting with The Buzz, Pinoy Big Brother, and The Voice of the Philippines.
His first project with the Kapamilya network was the TV series Born for You, wherein he was paired with Janella Salvador for the first time.
Just like her brother, Maxene was also a Kapuso turned Kapamilya, however, she actually started off in ABS-CBN in 1992 with Ang TV. She was then identified with GMA-7 for nine years before signing up with ABS-CBN in 2016.
Karylle has co-hosted GMA-7’s SOP for seven years. She is currently in It’s Showtime.
Anne was a Kapuso until 2003. She has lead Kapamilya shows such as Kampanerang Kuba, Maging Sino Ka Man, Dyosa, Green Rose, Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw, and Dyesebel.
She can be seen regularly in noontime show It’s Showtime.
Liza has previously admitted that she “didn’t feel at home” in GMA-7, wherein she became an artist for only a week. She added that as ABS-CBN’s the one she always watches, it’s really where she wanted to work in the first place.
After winning Pinoy Pop Superstar, Jona has been one of GMA-7’s most promising singers. She then joined the trio La Diva.
She made a shocking transfer to ABS-CBN in 2017, saying that the network gave her more trust and has promised her a line-up of projects.
Yassi has spent almost a decade with GMA-7 and TV5 before making her way to ABS-CBN. She has become a household name after appearing in Pinoy Big Brother and becoming a part of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.
Jay R spent the first decade of his career as a Kapuso artist. In 2015, he opened a new chapter of his life with ABS-CBN when he appeared as a contestant in Your Face Sounds Familiar.
Jaya decided to leave GMA-7 after she concluded her final project with the network, Poor Señorita. Her appearance in It’s Showtime in 2016 marked as her surprising decision to switch networks.
After being out of the limelight when he left GMA-7, Ogie has been with TV5 for a while before returning to ABS-CBN, where he did a few shows in the 90s.
He became a judge of Tawag ng Tanghalan and talent show Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids.
Kyla stayed as a Kapuso for 15 years before she moved to ABS-CBN.
Aljur was a GMA-7 artist for nearly a decade before deciding to be a Kapamilya. Only six months after his move to ABS-CBN, he already top-billed his own series Asintado.
He has also appeared as a guest in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.
Needing some freshening up, Janno made a switch and signed with Star Music, wherein he’s currently promoting his latest single, Feeling JKL. He has also appeared in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano and other ABS-CBN shows.
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The much awaited ABS-CBN Ball is just around the corner, and just like any other big gathering in the entertainment industry, fans and viewers alike are looking forward to the attendees and their outfits.
So who are the ones guaranteed to make an appearance at the event?
Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez
Will Ogie bring Regine on this year’s ABS-CBN Ball? Regine’s attendance will surely fire-up her rumored transfer to ABS-CBN.
Carlo Aquino and Angelica Panganiban
Carlo and Angelica have been one of the most talked about pairs recently since they’ve reunited for their movie Exes Baggage. Aside from their numerous television guestings and appearances, you will also see them at the ABS-CBN Ball.
Yassi Pressman and Coco Martin
You can watch them every single night in the top rating teleserye FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano but aside from that, you will soon see them glam it up at the red carpet of the ABS-CBN Ball.
Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber
One of the top trending pairs of this generation, MayWard, will also grace the red carpet of the ABS-CBN Ball. Maymay shared photos of the moment Edward asked her to be his date at the event.
Richard Gomez and Lucy Torres-Gomez
A couple with an amazing and heartwarming backstory. She was a fan and he was her idol. They have been married for 20 years now. Witness Lucy and Richard at the ABS-CBN Ball!
Ryan Agoncillo and Judy Ann Santos
Another blissfully married couple is expected at the ball!
Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla
After the success of their latest movie ‘The Hows of Us,’ their schedule has been full-packed. KathNiel, however, will surely not miss the first ever ABS-CBN Ball.
Janella Salvador and Elmo Magalona
The pair is rumored to attend the ABS-CBN Ball amid a controversy.
Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil
The ‘Bagani’ stars are ready to shine some more in this year’s big event.
James Reid and Nadine Lustre
It’s confirmed! James and Nadine will be at the ABS-CBN Ball. It was recently revealed that James will wear a suit by well-known, Dubai-based designer Michael Cinco. This is the first time that the real-life couple will attend the said event as it was previously exclusive to Star Magic talents.
Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto
Fans of JoshLia are looking forward to the pair’s presence at the ABS-CBN Ball.
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The movie adaptation of Marcelo Santos III‘s book Para sa Broken Hearted recently held their press launch wherein the cast talked about the movie and their personal relationship experiences.
Prior to the launch, Janine Teñoso delighted everyone with a live performance of the movie’s original sound track, “Ang Awit Natin“.
Director Digo Ricio said that they tried to be faithful to the book as much as they can but somehow throw in their own take on the story.
“Parang sequel ‘to ng Para Sa Hopeless Romantic which was directed by Direk Andoy Ranay. So this is the second part of the book. Medyo we wanted to create a different flavor to it pero some of the characters from the first book, si Jackie which is [played by] Shy [Carlos], also a part of the cast.”
The characters of the movie are each described by the words – nagpabaya, nagsinungaling, umasa, nagdamot, and nagmadali. When the cast was asked about which of those have they experienced before, it took them a while to answer.
Louise Delos Reyes, who played the adventurous girl Kath, volunteered to answer first.
“Siguro masasabi ko ‘umasa’. Parang lahat naman tayo matindi yung faith sa karelasyon natin, or kung sang bagay. So siguro naka-relate ako dun sa ‘umasa’ dahil umasa ako na magiging okay siya. Umasa ako na after magkapatawaran, mababalik pa rin kung ano yung dati. So yung pag-asa na yun, hindi na talaga siya naging okay. Parang minsan mare-realize natin na mas okay na talaga na umalis tayo sa relationship kaysa paulit-ulit nating saktan yung sarili natin at pagkatapos nun, madadamage lang natin yung puso natin at mada-damage natin yung puso ng isa. So parang hindi siya win-win situation. Mas okay na i-reserve mo yung love and respect mo sa sarili mo.”
Yassi Pressman, who plays Shalee in the movie, also picked ‘umasa’ but chose not to give any further explanation.
On the other hand, Sam Concepcion, said that all of us have experienced all of those at some point of our lives.
“Nahihirapan akong pumili kasi parang na-realize ko in some way, at some level, maliit man o malaki, nagawa na natin lahat yan eh.
Nagpabaya minsan sa sarili mo, nagdamot minsan sa ibang tao, umasa…”
Marco Gumabao (RJ), answered ‘nagmadali’ and ‘nagpabaya’. “Nauna siyempre yung nagmadali because when you meet a person, siyempre excited ka, di ba?
Tapos towards the end, or towards the middle of your relationship, minsan nagpapabaya ka. Tapos sometimes yun naman ang dahilan kung bakit kayo nagbe-brake.”
And lastly, Shy Carlos, who plays Jackie, also answered ‘nagmadali’ but later on admitted that she still doesn’t have much experience concerning love.
Para sa Broken Hearted is a story of five different heartbreak stories as we watch the characters go from falling in love to failing miserably in keeping their happiness last.
The nationwide theater release from Viva Films and Sari Sari Films will be on October 3.
You may not know this but some of the brightest stars in ABS-CBN actually started as an artist in its competing network, GMA Network. Let’s have a rundown of all the Kapamilya stars who were once a Kapuso.
After all, it’s also important to look back from where you originally come from.
1. Toni Gonzaga
It is not known to many that Toni Gonzaga is originally a Kapuso. She was once a host in the noontime show “Eat Bulaga” and was a GMA Network artist for seven years until she went full-on Kapamilya in 2005.
2. Anne Curtis
“It’s Showtime” host, Anne Curtis was a Kapuso for six years until she transferred in 2003. Some of her projects in the Kapuso network include “Anna Karenina” and “TGIS.”
3. Angel Locsin
Angel became a prominent star when she starred as Alwina in the hit GMA Network teleserye, “Mulawin” and as “Darna.”
Now, she has done a lot of series and movies with ABS CBN, including being a judge in the Kapamilya talent show, “Pilipinas Got Talent”.
4. Yassi Pressman
The “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” leading lady was once a Kapuso and also a TV5 network artist. She appeared in various noontime Sunday shows in both GMA 7 and TV 5.
5. Paulo Avelino
With his new movie with Star Cinema, co-starring Bea Alonzo and Derek Ramsay entitled, “Kasal,” it is not known to many that Paulo Avelino is actually an alumnus of GMA Network’s artist search, “Starstruck.”
6. Cristine Reyes
A Kapamilya artist since 2008, Christine also is a product of Kapuso talent search “StarStruck” just like Paulo Avelino.
7. Ellen Adarna
Ellen Adarna appeared in several GMA Network shows including “Bubble Gang” and “Captain Barbell” before she transferred to ABS CBN to be a Kapamilya in 2013.
8. Isabelle Daza
Originally an “Eat Bulaga” host like Toni Gonzaga, Isabelle signed a contract with ABS CBN in 2014 and has since starred in dramas like “Nathaniel” and movies like “It Takes a Man and a Woman.”
Before she became an “It’s Showtime” host alongside Anne Curtis, Karylle was also once a Kapuso. She became famous in the GMA Network fantaserye, “Encantadia” and she transferred to become a Kapamilya in 2008.
10. Iza Calzado
Iza transferred to ABS CBN in 2012 after her 10 years of being a Kapuso network artist where she starred in several dramas like “Encantadia” and “Impostora.”
11. Jake Cuenca
Jake has been a Kapuso for three years before he went to be a Kapamilya star. Since then, he starred in a lot of teleseryes like “Tayong Dalawa,” “Maria Mercedes” and the most recent, “Ikaw lang and Iibigin.”
12. JC De Vera
Before he transferred to ABS-CBN, he was with GMA Network first for six years and then transferred to TV 5 and stayed there for three years. Now, JC stars in the new Kapamilya teleserye, “Since I Found You,” alongside Piolo Pascual and Arci Munoz.
13. Maxene Magalona
Maxene was with GMA Network for nine years until she decided to be a Kapamilya in 2013. Some of her shows as a Kapamilya were “Doble Kara,” and “Dream Dad”.
14. Elmo Magalona
Brother of Maxene Magalona, Elmo has been a Kapamilya since 2015 where he was paired up with Janella Salvador in the teleserye, “Born for You” and the movie, “Bloody Crayons”.
Jona rose to fame when she won the GMA Network singing contest, “Pinoy Pop Superstar.” Now, Jona is one of the most promising singers in ABS CBN.
Jaya was once a mainstay singer in the then-GMA Network Sunday show, “SOP.” Now, she’s a Kapamilya artist who sometimes judges in the ABS-CBN noontime show, “It’s Showtime.”
17. Ogie Alcasid
Ogie is now a Kapamilya appearing in several shows including “Your Face Sounds Familiar” where he is a resident judge. But before the switch, he was a Kapuso artist and has been a “Bubble Gang” member way back.
A Kapuso artist for at least 15 years, Kyla transferred network in 2015 where she sang the theme song of JaDine’s hit teleserye, “On the Wings of Love.”
19. Jay R
The R&B was a Kapuso singer for 10 years before he made the switch to become a Kapamilya. Currently, Jay R appears in shows like “ASAP.”
20. Aljur Abrenica
Aljur also rose to fame when he joined the GMA Network’s “StarStruck” in 2006. He just transferred network in August, 2017 after his contract as a Kapuso ended.
21. Louise de los Reyes
Louise also just recently became a Kapamilya in 2017. But before the switch, she was a TV 5 and GMA Network artist where she starred in several seryes like “Alakdana” and “My Beloved”.
22. Richard Gutierrez
Well, it already seems like everyone knows that Richard was once a Kapuso leading man but he’s included in this list because why not? So before he became Sandrino in ABS-CBN’s “La Luna Sangre,” he was first the leading man of Angel Locsin, who was also a then-Kapuso, in the GMA Network fantaserye, “Mulawin”.
23. Ryza Cenon
Just last April 2018, Ryza was welcomed by ABS CBN’s big bosses into the Kapamilya network. “Ang Probinsyano” is just one of the projects lined up for her after her switch.
All of these artists were once a Kapuso at heart and then transferred to ABS CBN to become a Kapamilya where luckily, their starts turned out to shine the brightest.
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