It’s been an unprecedented year in which we all have had to adjust to a new normal. That has included needing to stay at home. Whether it is working remotely or having to self-quarantine to avoid contact with other people as much as possible. Both are certainly the case for me this year. And being at home more (pretty much 24 hours a day now) has allowed me to enjoy something that I haven’t had a chance to do very much in a while: Korean dramas!
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.