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Lorenzo's Time - Premiers July 2, 2012

July 6, 2012
New TFC Show on Drama Section Premiered last July 2, 2012:

Title:

Lorenzo's Time

Synopsis:

Time was running too fast for a young boy who was aging too soon. Lorenzo is a 10-year 
 old boy suffering from progeria, a rapid-aging disease. As his family search for a cure to 
 his rare condition, Lorenzo's family is placed in cryonic sleep to stop his aging while a cure 
 is being developed for him. He wakes up 30 years later to find that his mother is dead, his father
  is missing, and that he has lost the family fortune. All these will lead him to a journey as he tries to 
 reclaim the family that he lost while he was sleeping. How will make up for lost time and will he ever 
 reconnect with his loved ones?

Stars: Zaijan Jaranilla, Carmina Villaroel, Ms. Amy Austria, Joel Torre, Alfred Vargas, James Blanco, Rommel Padilla and Ms. Gina Pareno 


 



Genre: Family Light-Drama

Airing date and schedule:
 
Starting July 2, 2012, the series is expected to run for three (3) months. 

 
Trailer:

Lorenzo's Time Official Trailer
 



 
 

TFC Movie: Born To Love You

July 1, 2012
Good news, mga Kapamilya! 
BORN TO LOVE YOU starting Coco Martin and Angeline Quinto will now be shown at 
Empire Theater - Square One, Mississauga, ON from July 6 to July 19. 
Kita-kita po tayo don and Yayain na ang barkada!  

Synopsis:

Coco and Angeline play Rex and Joey respectively. Rex is a photographer who struggled his way just to survive. He comes from a broken family and practically grew up by his lonesome. Joey is a tourist guide in search of her true father. She comes from a poor family who also struggles with the day by day realities of life. “Born to Love You” is more than just a love story of the two lead characters who affect each other’s lives as they fell in love but it also celebrates the beauty of life, love, relationships and existence.
 
Watch the Trailer in Youtube : Born To Love You



Also showing in different Cities:

June 22- July 5, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Cineplex Northgate, Winnipeg

Vancouver, British Columbia
Station Square Cineplex 

 
 

TFC Show Premiers April 16: "Princess And I"

May 9, 2012
New TFC shows that premiers April 16: "Princess And I"  starring Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, Enrique Gil & Khalil Ramos.

Ther lives a young girl name Mikay who finds out that she is a real princess from a kingdom far far away.  Now the question is, will her Royal Highness have a happy-ever-after ending?

Watch the trailer in our TFC Video section.

 
 

More Fun and Prizes in Jam-Packed "It's Showtime"

May 2, 2012

Filipino families clash in multi-game tournament

MORE FUN AND PRIZES IN JAM-PACKED “IT’S SHOWTIME”

 Quezon City, Philippines, May 2, 2012--Starting this week, more fun and surprises await the“madlang people” in TFC’s game show “It’s Showtime” as hosts  Vice Ganda, Vhong Navarro, Kuya Kim Atienza, Jhong Hilario, Ryan Bang, Jugs, Teddy, Coleen Garcia, Karylle, and Anne Curtis launch new segments featuring the talents of Filipino families and heartwarming stories from solid Showtimers.


Filipino families will take the spotlight in the newest talent showdown where five to 25 family members—from the oldest generation to the youngest—will showcase variety of talents that can all be packed in one explosive and entertaining performance.

From a creative presentation to introduce clan members to an exciting physical game and a multi-talent showdown, contestants will be put to test to bring out the fun, excellence and creativity in each Filipino family. Also catch more fun-filled performances and prize giveaways continue in “Sine Mo ‘To”and “Arte Mo.”

A brand new jackpot game is also in store where lucky contestants can get the chance to win the whopping P1 million prize (USD 23,803.86)* to be launched soon.

Heartwarming stories are to be featured in “Dear Showtime Family” to give way to simple wishes from the “madlang people.”

Meanwhile, Bacolod Masskara was crowned the grand champion in “The Finals: Inter-Town Edition” last Saturday (April 28 Manila Time) for their heart-stopping Masskara Festival performance. The group garnered an average score of 10 from the judges and took home P2 million (USD 47,607.71)* and P1 million for the city they represent.

Experience unparalleled fun with the new offerings of “It’s Showtime,” Monday to Saturdays on TFC via cable in the U.S., Canada, Middle East, Japan and other parts of Asia.  “It’s Showtime” can also be seen via satellite service in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Japan, Australia and Guam.  On video-on-demand,“It’s Showtime” can be enjoyed at viewers’ own time in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Japan. For interested parties, contact your nearest dealer or visit www.abs-cbnglobal.com


 

Famas Best Child Actress will topbill TFC's newest Fantaserye Aryana.

April 30, 2012
NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FAMAS Best Child Actress topbills TFC’s newest Fantaserye
"ARYANA" TO MAKE A BIG SPLASH ON TV WORLDWIDE

Quezon City, Philippines, April 30, 2012--ABS-CBN is all set to make the biggest splash this summer as its newest fantaserye "Aryana" joins the winning roster of prime drama series.

 Topbilled by 2008 FAMAS Best Child Actress Ella Cruz, the much-awaited fantasy tale features the adventures of a typical teenager named Aryana (Ella) whose life makes a full twist on her 14th birthday as a dark curse turns her into a mermaid.

According to Ella, doing "Aryana" is a fulfillment of her ultimate dream. "It has always been my childhood dream to be an actress and to star in my own teleserye in ABS-CBN. When I saw Ate Julia (Montes) and Kathryn (Bernardo) doing their own shows, I told myself that I want to have my own someday," said the former “Goin’ Bulilit” child star who recently made a mark among TV viewers in her portrayal as the young Cristine Reyes in the top-rating drama series "Dahil sa Pag-ibig."

 Ella added that Kapamilya viewers will surely enjoy the ride with Aryana as she takes everyone to the challenging world of humans and the colorful paradise of the mermaids. Ella said that aside from its unique plot it has values to share. “Our show will also teach its viewers different lessons on family, love, and environmental awareness.” 


Together with Ella in "Aryana" is its powerhouse cast composed of Pokwang, Tonton Gutierrez, Desiree del Valle, Laurice Guillen, Tetchie Agbayani, Giselle Toengi, Rustica Carpio, Lotlot de Leon, Bianca Manalo, Chokoleit, Michelle Vito, David Chua, Boom Labrusca, Marvin Yap, Louise Abuel, and Paul Salas. It is under the direction of Erick Salud and Lino Cayetano.

Don’t miss the premiere of the much-awaited fantaserye of ABS-CBN, “Aryana,” on TFC’s cable service in the U.S., Canada, Middle East, Japan and other parts of Asia sometime this May.  Aryana is also set to launch via TFC’s satellite service in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Australia and Guam this May.  In addition, Aryana will be enjoyed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Japan via TFC’s video-on-demand service.  For interested parties, contact your nearest dealer or visit www.abs-cbnglobal.com  


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Reference:              

Kane Errol Choa, ABS-CBN Corporate Affairs & PR Director

(632) 415-2272 loc. 4378 (LANDLINE)

0918.9095263  (MOBILE)

kane_choa@abs-cbn.com

With additional text by Marianne de Vera

Global_corporate_affairs@abs-cbn.com

 

BIGGER AND MORE EXCITING “IT’S SHOWTIME” PREMIERES FEB

February 5, 2012

CAPTION: The enthusiastic hosts of the brand new noontime show, "It's Showtime": Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Billy Crawford, ‘Kuya’ Kim Atienza, 
Karylle, Vice Ganda, Teddy Corpuz, Jugs Jugueta and ex-hurados and now hosts Jhong Hilario, Ryan Bang, and Coleen Garcia 

 

Hosts all set for noontime ‘party-party’

BIGGER AND MORE EXCITING “IT’S SHOWTIME” PREMIERES FEB 6

The ‘madlang people’ are all in for the most exciting treat of their lives as ABS-CBN brings unparalleled fun, amusing games and loads of exciting prizes via its newest and much-anticipated noontime show “It’s Showtime” beginning Monday (Feb 6), which can be seen globally on TFC.

The show’s enthusiastic hosts Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Billy Crawford, ‘Kuya’ Kim Atienza, Karylle, Vice Ganda, Teddy Corpuz, Jugs Jugueta and ex-hurados and now hosts Jhong Hilario, Ryan Bang, and Coleen Garcia will spark the network’s afternoon block with their spanking new segments and gimmicks that will indulge Filipinos’ love for fun and entertainment.

“I hope Filipinos will continue to embrace us the way they did when we were still in the morning timeslot,” said Vhong.

Vice, who will be hosting his own videoke showdown segment, said viewers will not be seeing the usual “Showtime” that they enjoyed for the past two years. “There will be new tricks and acts they can participate in and in no time at all be part of their lives,” he declared.

Anne also revealed that they will be using new songs, outfits, and jokes in the show, while Karylle said all of them will “shine” in their own segments, which were created based on the hosts’ respective talents and strengths.

While the classic “Arte Mo!” segment headlined by Vhong and Anne is making a big comeback, Billy encouraged the public to watch out for the stand-in characters he and Vhong will be portraying.

Another major surprise in store for the madlang people is the grandest game of “It’s Showtime,” wherein the hosts will come together to offer a whopping jackpot prize of P500,000 to participants.

The hosts guarantee that all the gimmicks and segments they will be launching were made to give premium entertainment to Filipino households in the Philippines and worldwide through The Filipino Channel (TFC).

“We’re not competing with anyone. We just want to continue making the madlang people happy,” Anne pointed out.

Meanwhile, the trademark talent search element will remain as one of the noontime show’s highlights to serve as platform for the most entertaining Filipino performers who want to showcase their talents or be simply seen on television.

Don’t miss out on all the fun and laughter! “It’s Showtime” has to offer! ‘Party-party’ with the ‘unkabogable’ barkada of ABS-CBN’s much-awaited noontime show premiering on Monday (Feb 6). Catch it worldwide only on TFC. (Kane Errol Choa, ABS-CBN Corporate Affairs & PR Director) 

 

ABS-CBN OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON “HAPPY YIPEE YEHEY”

February 5, 2012

ABS-CBN ASTATEMENT ON “HAPPY YIPEE YEHEY”

 ADVISORY STATEMENT

“Happy Yipee Yehey” (HYY) will have its last episode with the grand finals of its "My Girl" search at the AFP Theater on Saturday, February 4, 2012.

 

ABS-CBN is very grateful to the HYY hosts and production staff for their hard work and contribution in giving our noontime viewers a "happy, yipee, yehey" experience for the past year.

 

We also extend our deepest gratitude to our viewers, here in the Philippines and in The Filipino Channel (TFC) markets worldwide, for their support to the program.

 

The HYY hosts will be given new projects that kapamilyas will surely enjoy.

 

--Bong Osorio, Head of ABS-CBN Corporate Communications

 

 

Ang “Happy Yipee Yehey” (HYY) ay magtatapos, kasabay ng grand finals ng "My Girl" na gaganapin sa AFP Theater sa Sabado, February 4, 2012

 

Lubos na nagpapasalamat ang ABS-CBN sa lahat ng hosts at production staff ng HYY para sa kanilang hard work at kontribusyon sa pagbibigay ng isang "happy, yipee, yehey" experience sa mga manonood sa loob ng isang taon.

 

Taos puso na pasalamat din ang aming ipinapaabot sa mga manonood dito sa Pilipinas at sa labas ng bansa sa pamamagitan ng The Filipino Channel (TFC) sa buong mundo para sa suportang ibinigay nila sa programa.

 

Ang HYY hosts ay bibigyan ng mga bagong proyektong na patuloy na magbibigay kasiyahan sa mga manonood.

 

--Bong Osorio, Head of ABS-CBN Corporate Communications


 

ADVISORY: CHIEF JUSTICE ON TRIAL

January 20, 2012
Please be advised that coverage of the historic impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona will be available on IPTV and TFCnow beginning January 16, 2012. 

IPTV
- Full live coverage of "Chief Justice On Trial" through ANC's live stream feed 

- Video On Demand under the Specials Category of special coverages and news breaks, if any, 
   from ABS-CBN Channel 2, dubbed as ANG NASASAKDAL: CHIEF JUSTICE. 

TFCnow 
Full live coverage of "Chief Justice On Trial" through ANC's live streaming
 

An Urgent Appeal from Gina Lopez, Founder ABS CBN Foundation

December 21, 2011

Picture - Courtesy of Associated Press
 
 An Appeal from
 Gina Lopez 
Founder, ABS CBN Foundation  

 December 19, 2011 

Dear Friends of ABS CBN Foundation in the U.S., 

I know you are probably in the midst of making final arrangements for the holidays.  It is with a heavy heart that I have to send this message at this time. 

Today, Filipinos woke up with unbelievable and shocking news:  in the early hours of the morning Typhoon Sendong hit Mindanao, specifically the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan.  Massive floods drowned people in their sleep—specifically, 927 Filipinos from some of our poorest families in the area.  With more people reported as missing we are afraid that the toll is even greater.   

Most of the dead are women and children.   

        I am especially devastated because this tragedy happened only a few days before Christmas.   
Cagayan de Oro is like a mass grave with bodies everywhere; some floating in the rivers.  Those who made it through the night are now asking for immediate help to bury their dead and for their own survival. Food, water, medicine, blankets, kerosene lamps, etc. are urgently needed in evacuation centers. 

If at all possible, please consider giving one more time this year for the people affected by Typhoon Sendong.  Any amount will go a long way. As always, the folks at ABS CBN Foundation International have given their pledge that 100% of donations to Sagip Kapamilya—Typhoon Sendong will be sent to Manila.  Donations will be remitted to us within 24 hours of their receipt. 

Donations are now accepted through our website at www.abscbnfoundation.org  Or  checks can be sent to ABS CBN Foundation International, 150 Shoreline Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065. 

                                                                Sincerely, 
                                                                Gina 


For inquiries on donations directly to Sagip accounts, here are account details sent by ABS-CBN Foundation Manila: 

        Account Name:                ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya 
        Bank:                        BDO 
        Branch:                        Sct Albano 
        Account Number:        Peso 0039301-14199  Dollar   1039300-81622 
        Swift Code:                BNORPHMM 


        Account Name:                ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya 
        Bank:                        BPI 
        Branch:                        West Triangle 
        Account Number:        Peso 3051-1127-75  Dollar   3054-0270-35 
        Swift Code:                BOPIPHMM 

        Account Name:                ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya 
        Bank:                        PNB 
        Branch:                        Timog 
        Account Number:        Peso 419-539-5000-13  Dollar   419-539-5000-21 
        Swift Code:                PNBMPHMM
 

TFC IPTV Has New Look, Programs And Features!

December 15, 2011

As TFC Dealer, we proud to announce that ABS-CBN has a new look and feel on their TFC IPTV video and demand boxes which started yesterday December 12 on the TFC black box receivers.  It would take a few days to get used the changes since the TFC menu is now different.  They have moved around the menus and categories.  They have added a new category called "Bro" for sports minded and other shows to capture male audiences.  There are still plenty for everyone !!!


Classic Teleseries and classic movies are move to Cinema One Channel. Choose between Video on Demand or Live Video Streaming.

Sports are move to Bro Channel -Choose between Video on Demand or Live Video Streaming.

There is also a cool scrolling information about the show.  Which is good help to know what the show is about before playing it.

There is also a Programming Guide to help choose the show you want to watch.
 
VIP is now called Premium Package.

Since it is fairly new, ABS-CBN Canada asks for your patience until they have sorted out all possible issue that may arise.
 
You can continue to enjoy the amazing shows and plus the new and exiting shows on our new TFC IPTV programs.

Transistion of the new look and feel for silver boxes will come soon.  Also, ABS-CBN Canada may offer different package besides Premium and Lite. Stay tuned for more information in the next bulletin.

So check it out! And continue to refer your family and friends to TFC!
 

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