Judy Ann Santos’ “Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala” will be off the air soon despite good ratings!

Judy Ann Santos‘ top rating teleserye Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala will be off the air soon!

Despite having high ratings, from the start of the airing and up until now when it was moved to a later time slot, going head to head with Kapuso’s top rating bekiserye My Husband’s Lover. High rating still remains and advertisements are still abound.


ABS-CBN is planning to move the time slot again to make way for KathNeil teleserye Got To Believe which will start airing this month. And rumors have it, that Juday was reprimanded as the rating dips as it was transferred to a new time slot, but is now again back in the ratings game.

Judy Ann’s contract with the Kapamilya network expired last July. This means that she is no longer bound to work exclusively with ABS-CBN and can now work with other networks as well.

But, a reliable source said that Judy Anne is now open to talks with other network and that she is not keen on renewing her contract not unless big changes and offer will come.

The source even said that the only thing that changes in the contract of Juday is the date it was renewed and not has changed. Even though she is already with the network for more or less 20 years.

Is this the reason that Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala is mawawala na sa ere this early? Will she turn Kapatid or Kapuso?



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Judy Ann Santos’ “Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala” will be off the air soon despite good ratings!

Judy Ann Santos offered a new ABS-CBN show, will she take it or leave it?

Judy Ann Santos whose contract with ABS-CBN expired last July and her teleserye Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala  in the network is about to end barely two months on air is offered a new show.


Many people are wondering why Huwag ka Lang Mawawala which is enjoying a huge audience viewership despite being moved to a later time slot and is now up against the bekiserye My Husband’s Lover of Kapuso network is about to end in two weeks time.

It was earlier rumored that she was reprimanded by a TV executive as the rating dipped while they were on a new time slot but later even gained more audience share. Talks have it that the network even wants to move it on a much later time to pave way for Got To Believe, but then Juday decided to end the teleserye while it is still enjoying bigger share of audience. And since her contract expired last July, the network could not do anything about her decision.

Now, an executive of ABS-CBN is offering her a new show, now that her teleserye is about to end.

Will Juday take the new show and sign a new exclusive contract with the network or she will opt to transfer to another network?

What do you think?

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Judy Ann Santos offered a new ABS-CBN show, will she take it or leave it?

Judy Ann Santos to turn Kapatid or Kapuso soon?

Judy Ann Santos‘ contract with ABS-CBN ended last July and she has not renewed her contract with the network yet!


We already know that her teleserye Huwag Ka lang Mawawala will end on the third week of August. It is just a very short teleserye compared to her past teleseryes before.

It was rumored that Juday got pissed off because the time slot of the said teleserye was moved to a later time and now they wanted to move it again to a later time slot. Thus, she decided to end the teleserye while they are still enjoying high ratings.

Juday’s talent manager said that she is set to talk with Manny Pangilinan of TV5 anytime soon and also with Kapuso executives. The reason is that if Juday will renew her contract with ABS-CBN only the date is new and the rest of the contract are still the same.

Does this means that her talent fee is not increasing that much in the past 20 years with the network?

Will Judy Ann turns Kapatid or Kapuso?

What do you think?

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Judy Ann Santos to turn Kapatid or Kapuso soon?

Jasmine Curtis-Smith Best Supporting Actress and Vilma Santos wins Best Actress in 2013 Cinemalaya Film Festival, full winners list revealed!

Cinemalaya 2013 winners were announced last night, August 4, 2013  was held at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater).

Jasmine Curtis-Smith won Best Supporting Actress for New Breed Category for her portrayal in Transit and Vilma Santos for the Director’s Showcase for the movie Ekstra!

Here is the complete list of winners :


Director’s Showcase

Best Film: Sana Dati
Best Director: Jerrold Tarog (Sana Dati)
Special Jury Prize: Ekstra
Best Actor: No winner
Best Actress: Vilma Santos (Ekstra)
Best Supporting Actor: TJ Trinidad (Sana Dati)
Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Ruiz (Ekstra)
Best Music Score: Sana Dati
Best Screenplay: Zig Dulay, Antoinette Jadaone and Jeffrey Jeturian (Ekstra)
Best Cinematography: Mackie Galvez (Sana Dati)
Best Production Design: Ericson Navarro (Sana Dati)
Best Sound, Music and Editing: Sana Dati
Audience Choice: Ekstra
Special Jury Prize: Ekstra

New Breed

Best Film: Transit
Best Director: Hannah Espia (Transit)
Special Citation, Ensemble Acting: Transit
Best Actress: Irma Adlawan (Transit)
Best Actor: Mimi Juarez (Quick Change)
Best Supporting Actress: Jasmine Curtis-Smith (Transit)
Best Supporting Actor: Joey Paras (Babagwa)
Best Screenplay: Eduardo Roy (Quick Change)
Best Cinematography: Lyle Sacris and Ber Cruz (Transit)
Best Production Design: Roy Red (Rekorder)
Best Music Score: Mon Espia (Transit)
Best Sound: Albert Michael Idioma (Quick Change)
Best Editing: Benjamin Tolentino and Hannah Espia (Transit)
Audience Choice: Hannah Espia (Transit)

Short Feature

Best Film: The Houseband’s Wife
Best Director: Jann Eric Tiglao (Onang)
Special Jury Prize: Taya
Special Citation: Sa Wakas
Best Screenplay: The Houseband’s Wife
Audience Choice: Taya

Netpac Award for Director’s Showcase: Ekstra
Netpac Award for New Breed: Transit

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Jasmine Curtis-Smith Best Supporting Actress and Vilma Santos wins Best Actress in 2013 Cinemalaya Film Festival, full winners list revealed!

Vilma Santos’ “Ekstra” movie poster and trailer revealed!

EKSTRA is under the Directors Showcase in this year’s Cinemalaya Film Fetival. Cinemalaya will be held on July 26 to August 4, 2013 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Greenbelt 3, and Trinoma.

Starring Vilma Santos in her first independent movie to date.

Joining her in the casts are Marian Rivera, Cherie Gil, Pilar Pilapil, Uela Valdez, Tom Rodriguez and Piolo Pascual.

Directed by Jeffrey Jeturian.


Ekstra (The Bit Player) is a socio-realist drama-comedy film, which follows a seemingly usual day in the life of LOIDA MALABANAN (Vilma Santos) as she embarks on yet another shooting day of a soap opera as an extra. As the shoot goes on, we get a glimpse of the truth in the ruling system of the production as well as the exploitation on the marginalized laborers like her.

Watch the trailer below:


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Vilma Santos’ “Ekstra” movie poster and trailer revealed!

‘Dati’ by Sam Concepcion and Tippy Dos Santos feat. Quest is Philpop Music Fest 2013 Winner

Composers Thyro Alfaro and Yumi Lacsamana won the P1 million grand prize in the 2013 Philpop Music Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013 Meralco Theater in Pasig City, with their nostalgic R&B song “Dati.”

Dati Philpop

“Dati” was interpreted by Sam Concepcion and Tippy Dos Santos featuring Quest. It bested 11 other finalists in the annual songfest including Johnoy Danao’s modern-day kundiman “Kung Di Man” which won second prize and Jungee Marcelo‘s “Pansamantagal” which took third prize.

Making it to the Top 5 are Joey Ayala’s ethnic folk “Papel” Lara Maigue’s power ballad, “Sa Yo Na Lang Ako.”

Watch the music video of winning song “Dati” here:

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‘Dati’ by Sam Concepcion and Tippy Dos Santos feat. Quest is Philpop Music Fest 2013 Winner

(MAGAZINE) Judy Ann Santos, Jodi Sta. Maria and Lea Salonga In July’s issue of Working Mom

Celebrity moms Judy Ann Santos, Jodi Sta. Maria and Lea Salonga are highly recognized names in the entertainment industry these days. They have all made significant marks in the showbiz timeline, even having started at points where they were the little darlings of this generation’s own mothers everywhere. In July’s issue of Working Mom, TV Memory Lane takes you back to the beginnings of these three women to revisit the paths they had taken.

Significant points in their showbiz careers are in the spotlight in the feature “Do You Remember…” From Judy Ann’s breakthrough TV series stint in “Mara Clara” to her recently launched top-rating teleserye “Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala”, Jodi’s tomboyish role of George in 1999’s “Tabing Ilog” to her gaining acclaim as a favorite TV sweetheart in the hit show “Be Careful With My Heart”, and Lea’s young repertory rendition of “Tomorrow” in the musical Annie to her role as a coach in the reality singing competition “The Voice of the Philippines”—Working Mom takes readers to where they first met these three talented and strong women, their best memorable performances and what they have come to be today.

“Do You Remember” names ten of the entertainment industry’s biggest personalities. Aside from Judy Ann, Jodi and Lea, also featured are Vina Morales, Donna Cruz, Manilyn Reynes, Sheryl Cruz, Matet de Leon, Tina Paner, and Angelu de Leon.

Aside from this nostalgic treat, the stunning Amanda Griffin-Jacob lets readers in on her surprising revelations from motherhood and photos from her gorgeous home. The July issue also has the magic words every parent has been waiting for to stop tantrums, plus tips and tricks to lose weight faster, featuring snacks that love you back.

All these and more are in Working Mom’s July 2013 issue, now available at leading magazine stands and bookstores nationwide.

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(MAGAZINE) Judy Ann Santos, Jodi Sta. Maria and Lea Salonga In July’s issue of Working Mom