Category: Filipino TV

DryedMangoez Recaps, Reviews and Commentary about Filipino television

Commentary: The Early Success of the “Voltes V: Legacy” Trailer and What “Power Rangers” Could Possibly Learn From It
Good Ol’ Review: Herlene Budol and Joseph Marco Charm in Fluffy, Fun “Ang Babae Sa Likod Ng Face Mask”
Appreciation: Happy 10th Anniversary to The Amazing Race Philippines!
When You Just Can’t Wait to Find Out What’s Next!
First Impression Review: GMA’s “Maria Clara at Ibarra” Delivers a Creative, Timely and Thoroughly Engaging Twist on Familiar Stories
Commentary: An Unexpected Bit of Hope From ALLTV’s Soft Launch?

The Manny Villar-owned Advanced Media Broadcasting System was awarded the frequencies of analog channel 2 and digital channel 16 at the beginning of this year. And although AMBS did not immediately have the resources or even content to fill those frequencies, they have rushed to flip the switch on the new ALLTV network. Thus, ushering in the next chapter in what has been a very colorful and tumultuous history in Philippine media.

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Good Ol’ Review: Though Far from Perfect, Cornerstone/TV5/Kumu’s “Top Class” a Solid Production That Does Its Part to Further Grow P-Pop
Commentary/Rant: The “Ideal” Philippine Media Landscape
Commentary/Rant: Philippine TV – Back to Where We Started

I’m of the opinion that when it comes to television, the Philippines deserves more options. Not less. For almost two decades, the country’s entertainment and news options have been dominated by what has essentially been a duopoly between ABS-CBN and GMA Network. ABC-turned-TV5 has been a distant 3rd, despite multiple stop and start efforts to bolster their position in the industry.

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Hindsight Review: GMA/Regal’s “Mano Po Legacy – The Family Fortune” a Satisfying Breath of Fresh Air
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