January 17, 2013 11:25 AM
Perfect nose, augmented breast, lighter skin, dazzling eyes, and even sex reassignment. These are just some of the medical services that foreigners frequent in Thailand.
This Thursday in the second part of its Thailand special, Investigative Documentaries explores why Thailand is becoming known for its various medical services including sex reassignment.
January 17, 2013 11:20 AM
GMA's newest epic serye, INDIO, kicked-off its pilot episode last night,
January 14 with high ratings.
Based on the Mega Manila overnight ratings gathered by the more widely
recognized TV ratings supplier, Nielsen TV Audience Measurement, INDIO
marked a household rating of 29.3% and ruled over its counterpart
program Princess and I which only garnered 23.1%.
January 17, 2013 11:13 AM
It ' s all about nature, culture, and sumptuous food as GMA News TV ' s Weekend Getaway visits Mindanao this Friday!
Together with program host Drew Arellano, this episode ' s weekend warriors visit Dolphin Island in Ozamiz and the manmade islet, Passig Island, in Davao del Sur. They also get to experience bat cave exploration in IGACOS or Island Garden City of Samal, which holds the Guinness World Records for the most number of fruit eating bats in the world!
January 17, 2013 11:04 AM
GMA Network rings in the New Year with the launch of its first afternoon prime drama for 2013 - FOREVER, which features riveting performances from some of the biggest Kapuso stars today. It will air beginning January 21 after Eat Bulaga.
Forever promises to steal the viewers' hearts as it follows a captivating storyline that explores the enduring power of love between two individuals who will let fate determine if they are meant to be together despite time, distance, and the obstacles that conspire to keep them apart.
January 8, 2013 11:28 AM
Doc Ferds Recio travels to the island of Sumatra in Indonesia to look for what villagers call “the man-eater”. This animal, according to locals, kills and eats humans in their community. In 2010, a 19-year old girl working in a palm oil plantation was attacked and killed by the “man-eater”.
To uncover the mystery, Doc Ferds visits Riau Province in Sumatra . It is here that he discovers that the so-called “man-eater” is the critically endangered Sumatran Tiger. The Sumatran Tiger is the last species of endemic tigers in Indonesia .
January 8, 2013 11:23 AM
Fresh from the box-office success of his Metro Manila Film Festival entry “Si Enteng, Si Agimat at Si Ako”, Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. faces 2013 with his biggest project to date with the Kapuso Network.
He leads the much-awaited drama-fantasy series Indio which will premiere on January 14 on the GMA Telebabad block.
January 8, 2013 11:18 AM
Broadcast giant GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) ended 2012 on a positive note, leading other local free-to-air channels in full year nationwide TV ratings for the second consecutive year, according to data from the industry's leading ratings service provider, Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
GMA overtook its closest rival ABS-CBN in National Urban TV Audience Measurement (NUTAM) in January 2011, and has since sustained nationwide ratings leadership.
For the period January to December 2012 (December 16 to 31 based on overnight data), GMA scored an average total day household audience share of 34.4 percent, outscoring ABS-CBN's 31.5 percent by 2.9 points, and TV5's 15.1 percent by 19.3 points.
January 7, 2013 11:33 AM
GMA Network, in its reply to Sarah Lahbati’s latest tweets, maintains that the actress – a homegrown talent developed, trained, and promoted by GMA – has violated its contract with the network.
In the said statement the Kapuso Network said that it is “not going to comment at this time on the other statements of Sarah Lahbati that has no relevance to the violation of her contract with GMA.” It further added that the walk-out incident involving the actress is still being investigated.
December 11, 2012 07:39 PM
GMA Network marked another winning performance as it continues its nationwide ratings lead over the weekend, according to data from the industry's widely trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
Based on household data recorded in National Urban Philippines last December 8 (based on overnight readings), GMA posted a total day average household audience share of 32.5 percent; 4.6 points ahead of ABS-CBN's 27.9 percent and 13.5 points higher than TV5's 19 perc
December 11, 2012 06:28 AM
Last Saturday (Dec 8), GMA Network's award-winning drama anthology Magpakailanman, hosted by multi-awarded TV personality Mel Tiangco, featured the touching and inspiring life story of Ryzza Mae Dizon.
The episode, which traced the very young life of Ryzza Mae - from the time she was conceived up until she won the Little Miss Philippines 2012 title of Eat Bulaga, was undoubtedly preferred by more viewers, according to data from the industry's widely trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
December 11, 2012 06:24 AM
This Wednesday, the vets’ mission to give free medical treatment to domestic animals and wildlife continues. Doc Ferds Recio finds a wildlife sanctuary in Isabela province where animals have not been seen by a vet for three years. Among his patients: a large python with a wound on its snout, and a horse with a tumor. Doc Nielsen Donato meanwhile gives back to his hometown in Laguna by treating domesticated animals that need attention. There he meets horses, pigs, and a monkey chained to a tree branch. But the work is just beginning.
December 8, 2012 02:29 AM
The streets of Cambodia are littered with insects and other animals---- on sticks!
Cambodians love these kinds of foods. From fried water snakes to fried tarantulas, what seemed to be exotic to us is just staple food for them.
But eating them has its share of historical significance.
During the Khmer Rouge under Pol Pot in the 70's, his policies and ways of governing made him the most hated in Cambodia. Houses were sacked and destroyed, people were massacred, all in the name of societal transformation.
December 8, 2012 02:22 AM
Starting Saturday (December 8), get to know the newest anime characters that will surely bring bigger adventures every weekend morning with Hayate: The Combat Butler. It will replace Young Justice at 8:10 am.
Abandoned by his parents and given as a Christmas present due to a large debt, 16-year old Ayasaki Hayate is at the lowest point of his life. Desperately trying to alter his fate, he decides to kidnap someone to hold for ransom.
Due to wrong choice of words, the girl (Nagi) he tries to kidnap misunderstands his action as a confession of love. His plan is totally crushed when he gives his real name out. Realizing his wrongdoing, Hayate proceeds to rescue the girl from the yakuza who had instead kidnapped her.
December 8, 2012 02:19 AM
GMA Network shows and personalities received the stamp of approval from the 2012 Anak TV Seal Awards held last December 4 in Quezon City.
Leading the list of Kapuso awardees is multi-awarded GMA News pillar Jessica Soho, who emerged as this year’s top female personality in the Anak TV Roster of Makabata Stars. This is the second year in a row that Soho bagged the much-coveted recognition after garnering the highest score among female personalities in the Boto Ko Surveys.
December 8, 2012 02:15 AM
After several months of its intensive search for the next batch of TV sensations, GMA Network finally comes up with the coveted list of promising faces that will banner the upcoming youth-oriented series, TEEN GEN.
Fresh from winning in Protégé, Jeric Gonzales and Thea Tolentino land their first project in the Kapuso Station as they lead the promising cast of Teen Gen. They will portray the roles of Tiago and Angge in the series, respectively.
December 8, 2012 02:12 AM
Starting December 8, GMA Network brings to Filipino homes the first Kapuso cartoon bida, Paddle Pop.
Kiddie viewers will surely love Paddle Pop because it is not just an ordinary cartoon adventure; instead, it will be a thrilling and exciting adventure series that will spark the interest of young explorers. In the series, kids will be taught that life is all about exploring and discovering new things to have fun.
December 8, 2012 02:06 AM
Broadcast giant GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) is set for a strong finish this 2012 as it continues to lead rival networks in nationwide television ratings, according to partial year data from the industry's widely recognized ratings supplier Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
For the period January to November 2012 (November 25 to 30 based on overnight data), GMA recorded an average total day (6 AM to 12 MN) household audience share of 34.6 percent in National Urban Philippines or NUTAM; up 3.1 points from ABS-CBN's 31.5 percent, and up 19.6 points from TV5's 15 percent.
December 8, 2012 02:01 AM
This Sunday, December 9, on Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS), award winning broadcast journalist Jessica Soho flies all the way to Compostela Valley to witness the massive destruction caused by Super typhoon Pablo.
Straight from Compostela Valley, Soho reports on the tragic fate of the Mindanaoans from the calamity—hectares and hectares of destroyed banana plantations, flashfloods with large rocks and logs, mudslides, communities wiped out, and helpless victims who lost not just their houses but their loved ones too.
December 3, 2012 01:19 AM
GMA Network Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon received the Platinum Business Icon Award from BizNews Asia (BNA), the Philippines’ largest business and news magazine, during its 11th Anniversary celebration on November 26 in Makati City.
Gozon was recognized for his “visionary management and excellent leadership in making and sustaining GMA Network as the No. 1, most profitable and most admired radio-television network.”
December 3, 2012 01:06 AM
Leading broadcast company GMA Network, Inc. recently hosted a star-studded event for its valued and loyal partners in the trade to unveil the slate of new programs and projects. The grand event was held last Wednesday, November 28 at the Rizal Ballroom, Makati Shangri-La Hotel.
Kapuso Station's bigwigs headed by Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and CFO Felipe S. Yalong; President and COO of GMA Marketing and Productions, Inc Lizelle G. Maralag joined the network's advertising partners in witnessing the grand launch of its major projects for the last part of 2012 and first quarter of 2013.
December 2, 2012 05:27 AM
On December 21, 2012 the 394-day cycle of the Mayan calendar comes to an end. There are those who believe that on this date is the formidable end of days according to the Mayan prediction.
Even if there are non-believers of this prediction, is it truly possible that the world will end before Christmas? Is there any scientific basis on this? Some people hold on to the Biblical accounts on ‘Armageddon’ while others choose to believe in French forecaster Nostradamus who predicted the end of days.
November 29, 2012 07:12 AM
Expect no less from GMA Network as it unveils the station’s bigger and bolder program line-up on weekends beginning December 1 and December 2.
The shakeup in the Saturday and Sunday afternoon and primetime blocks is anchored on the network’s commitment to provide the best possible viewing experience to all Filipinos.
November 29, 2012 07:04 AM
GMA News TV commemorates Bonifacio Day with the back-to-back airing of two remarkable I-Witness documentaries revealing little known facts about the Father of the Philippine revolution.
Howie Severino's "Si Lolo Andres: Unang Pangulo?" airs at 2:30PM
Leaving few letters, documents or even pictures of himself, Bonifacio is still shrouded in mystery, the basic facts of his life still debated.
To accompany him on a search for the hidden Bonifacio, Howie Severino locates Atty. Gary Bonifacio, a great-great grand nephew of Gat Andres and the Bonifacio family's first lawyer. Howie learns that the execution of the Katipunan's Supremo had a devastating effect on the clan that is felt even today, several generations later. Some Bonifacios changed their names and fled Manila for fear of persecution.
November 20, 2012 05:48 PM
Last week, Born To Be Wild host Doc Nielsen Donato and the team of Mabuwaya Foundation began their night survey to look for wild Philippine crocs in the marshes of San Mariano in Isabela. From a watchtower, they started to spot the crocs and saw nine pairs of flaming red-orange eyes. Upon confirming the presence of the crocs, the team started to wade into knee-deep waters. They hope to measure the crocs to find out whether those that were released here some years ago are growing in size and in numbers.
November 8, 2012 01:03 AM
Leading broadcast company GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) ruled over rival stations in nationwide TV ratings covering the first ten months of the year, according to the industry’s more widely recognized ratings provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
From January to October 2012 (October 28 to 31 based on overnight data), GMA posted an average total day (6 AM to 12 MN) household audience share of 34.8 percent in National Urban Philippines (NUTAM); ahead of ABS-CBN’s 31.4 percent by 3.4 points and TV5’s 14.9 percent by 19.9 points.