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‘Dear Uge,’ Philippine TV’s first comedy anthology, debuts today

GMA Network never fails to bring happier weekends to every Kapuso as it launches the first comedy anthology in the country with Dear Uge today after Sunday Pinasaya.

Hosted by no less than award-winning comedienne/actress Eugene Domingo, she says she is very thrilled about her latest show in the Kapuso Network. She is very happy and proud of the show’s concept. It’s one-of-a kind, amusing and will also bring “kilig” to Sunday afternoon TV viewers.

Eugene “Uge” Domingo (left)and Divine Grace Aucina
“I believe it’s pioneering, this type of TV show. This time mas light ang topic and most definitely, funny side ng love ang ipapakita, so I think eto talaga yung pinakamasarap panoorin lalo na pag weekends kasi nagpapahinga ang mga tao. Perfect after Sunday Pinasaya, tuloy tuloy yung katatawanan sa GMA.”

In Dear Uge, the stories, characters and plot twists will be entertaining. Even Eugene’s hosting and narration will be comical and have an identity of its own. In the show, she is Urbana Genoveva Esperanza, a ‘variety store’ owner who hosts a web show called Dear Uge. She will also have a charming sidekick played by Divine Grace Aucina, a theater actress from PETA.

Making this show unique and exciting are Eugene’s cameo roles in each episode. Aside from the talented cast in lead roles, she will play various interesting characters that will have home viewers laughing out loud with her comedic antics and hilarious performances.

“Habang may binabasa akongsulat, lumalabas din ako sa kwento, taking up different roles every week. Ito rin yung unang unang nagustuhan ko sa concept, meron din akong iba’tibang characters every episode, and I’ll be able to act with different actors na gustong-gusto ko, and also different directors in very light, nakakaaliw na episodes. Kaya I’m very, very excited,” adds Eugene.

Prepare to laugh and fall in love with the heart-warming and funny stories in Dear Uge beginning today after Sunday Pinasaya on GMA 7.

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‘He Said, She Said’ at 19 East

Catch RJ DelaFuente and Julianne Tarroja in a special Valentine concert tonight (Sunday, 8:30 p.m.) at 19 East, in Sucat, Paranaque, titled He Said, She Said.

RJ started singing in special concerts and events in California as a special guest in shows of Sharon Cuneta, Martin Nievera, and Brian McKnight. 

He was a contestant in American Idol season 10 and made it past the competition’s early rounds singing before judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steve Tyler. 

Music artists RJ Dela Fuente and Julianne Tarroja in a Valentine concert
He was Celebrity Chronicle’s Most Promising Male Performer in 2011 and he was part of the first season of The Voice Of The Philippines as one of the finalists under “Team Lea.” RJ signed a co-management contract with Viva Entertainment and Manila Genesis and was part of Gary Valenciano’s Gary V Presents… concert series. He also headlined the #setlist bar tour opposite Monique Lualhati and Katrina Velarde. 

This year, he recorded Nonoy Zuniga’s “Never Say Goodbye,” as part of the official soundtrack of TV-5’s Bakit Manipis Ang Ulap.

Julianne on the other hand, has been in the music industry since 2007 as she consistently shared her story through the songs she performed in the Philippines and Asia. Pegged as an inspirational artist who speaks to the youth and women of her generation, she inspires through her testimony of beauty, hope, and courage. 

Her breakthrough single “Tulak Ng Bibig,” broke all records when it was first released in 2008 winning for her Best Female Recording and Best New Female Artist in the 2008 Awit Awards. She went on to win third slot of the 2013 Philpop tilt with Sittias well as the Best World Music award in the 2014 Awit Awards. Her collaboration with Quest and Gab Valenciano for the song “Digmaan,” earned her the Best Collaboration Song at the 2015 Myx Awards. 

Julianne recently released her second album, Ashes To Beauty, composed of original songs that speak to every woman’s heart.      

He Said, She Said marks the very first mainstream collaboration between RJ and Julianne and the show offers the personal views and opinions of the two talented artists on love and relationships through a sampling of chart-topping love songs, anthemic “hugot” ballads, and homegrown favorites.

Opening the show is singer-songwriter Josh Buizon with his pop-alternative band Over October.

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Coolest musical experience, WISH 107.5 Music Awards, airs today

Relive the excitement that filled the Big Dome on Jan. 26 as the first Wish 107.5 Music Awards (WMA) will be telecast at 8:30 tonight on UNTV Life Channel, after A Song Of Praise (ASOP) Music Festival.

Be dazzled with the performances of Gerald Santos, The Voysing, Sassa Dagdag, JK Labajo, Jek Manuel, Beverly Caimen, Leah Patricio, Maki Ricafort, Daryl Ong, Jason Fernandez, Paolo Onesa, Brad Go, Marlo Mortel, Nyoy Volante, Morissette Amon and Darren Espanto.

Wish 107.5 Music Awards  hosts Robi Domingo and Gretchen Ho
Cheer once again with your favorite nominated OPM artists in their winning moments on stage with their respective chosen charitable institutions as beneficiaries.

Aside from winners share triumph with chosen beneficiaries, WMA sets apart from other music awards for its recognition to fan groups and half of the nominee’s points was from online poll. 

The other half was from the distinguished board of judges headed by Chairman Atom Henares of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) with MYX Channel Head Andre Allan Alvarez, renowned violinist John Lesaca, PARI President Alvin De Vera, Philippine Ballet Theater President Sylvia Lichauco-De Leon, Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (SPEED) President Isah V. Red, CCP President Prof. Raul Sunico, Miss World Philippines National Director Cory Quirino and Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit (OPM) Chairman Mitch Valdez. 

The first WMA was hosted by real-life partners Robi Domingo and Gretchen Ho.

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Liza and Enrique make people believe in forever once again

Love wins this February for Lizquen fans.

Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil reprise their well-loved roles as Agnes and Xander in Forever and More, the first exclusive content offering on iWant TV this year via ABS-CBNmobile).

Liza Soberano reprising her role as Agnes in Forever and More
Before the TV debut of Liza and Enrique’s Dolce Amore tomorrow, Lizquen fans can relive and follow the love story of Agnes and Xander in Forever and More, the much-awaited retelling of the hit Forevermore series. It shows Xander (Enrique) as a successful hotel magnate being interviewed for the Grande family’s biography. As he shares his journey, he recalls his transformative experience in La Presa and opens up about Agnes (Liza), his one great love.

With a 15 episode order, Forever and More will also showcase Agnes and Xander travelling down memory lane to reminisce about the sweet memories and challenges that rocked their relationship and will finally unveil the current status of Agnes and Xander’s legendary love story.

Xander (Enrique Gil) the rich brat in the mobile series available on iWant TV
Does forever really exist for Agnes and Xander? Find out and catch up with their relationship status in Forever and More.

To watch Forever and More, visit the iWant TV website (www.iwantv.com.ph) or go to the iWant TV mobile app and text IWANTV10 to 2135 using an ABS-CBNmobile SIM.

Topics: Dear Uge , Eugene Domingo , He Said , She Said , RJ DelaFuente Julianne Tarroja , WISH 107.5 Music Awards , Forever and More , Liza Soberano , Enrique Gil
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