Power Rangers Beast Morphers returns to finish its run this weekend (though it’s already aired abroad). And the cast for the upcoming Power Rangers Dino Fury has already been spoiled and will be formally announced soon. And yet, I find myself not caring about either bit of Power Ranger happenings.
It is a very tumultuous and uncertain time in Philippine media and entertainment these days. An absolutely unprecedented and what could be a major change in the local television and entertainment industry.
I’m referring, of course, to TV5‘s impending rebrand and relaunch to One TV.
It has been absolutely fascinating to watch Willie Revillame’s modified Tutok to Win fill-in for the regular Wowowin show. What started out as a simple online livestream has become what could be a template for what live television entertainment could look like for the foreseeable future.
For my piece, I decided to talk about my family’s journey from the Philippines to the United States. I illustrated that with a rough map of the Philippines and the West Coast of the U.S. with a Philippine Airlines plane flying between them. On either side were photos of my family, our home, images of our vacations back to the Philippines and symbols of the life in the two countries.