TODAY’S HEADLINES

With Oscars in sight, Amazon, Netflix lead streaming at SundanceSaturday, Jan 21, 2017, 12:11 PM | By Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters

More TV networks follow Netflix’s binge-watching modelSaturday, Jan 21, 2017, 9:45 AM | By Lisa Richwine, Reuters

Philippines vs. Colombia ‘rematch’ looms in Miss Universe pageantSaturday, Jan 21, 2017, 9:31 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

‘Brillante Mendoza Presents’ premieres on TV5 with family drama ‘Tsinoy’Friday, Jan 20, 2017, 10:31 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

With Oscars in sight, Amazon, Netflix lead streaming at Sundance17-Jan-21, 12:11 PM | By Piya Sinha-Roy, ReutersNetflix and Amazon both plan to increase 2017 spending to create and market original movies and are being watched closely this year at Sundance.

More TV networks follow Netflix’s binge-watching model17-Jan-21, 9:45 AM | By Lisa Richwine, ReutersIn its earnings report this week, Netflix highlighted growing competition from rivals that are adopting the strategy.

Philippines vs. Colombia ‘rematch’ looms in Miss Universe pageant17-Jan-21, 9:31 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comHometown bet Maxine Medina and Colombia's Andrea Tovar are among the top 5 Hot Picks of pageant analysis site Missosology.org.

‘Brillante Mendoza Presents’ premieres on TV5 with family drama ‘Tsinoy’17-Jan-20, 10:31 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com'Tsinoy,' set in Binondo's Chinese community, is the first of 'several intertwining stories shot in different parts of the country.'

Know your fortune the Netflix way17-Jan-20, 8:44 AM The streaming giant invites you to watch shows based on your Chinese Zodiac sign.

WATCH | Gorillaz return with trippy anti-Trump track17-Jan-20, 7:46 AM | Agence France-PresseEntitled 'Hallelujah Money' the song is a collaboration with singer Benjamin Clementine and driven by a trip-hop beat and a maze of electronic effects.

BREAKING NEWS as of 17-Jan-21, 4:15 AM

Andrew Garfield embracing the Oscar hype around ‘Hacksaw Ridge’17-Jan-20, 7:25 AM | ReutersAfter struggles following his award nominations for 'The Social Network' in 2011, Garfield has learned to deal with the hoopla around awards season.

‘Lambada’ singer found dead in burned-out car in Brazil: police17-Jan-20, 7:12 AM | Agence France-PresseLoalwa Braz, 63, provided the sensual lead vocals for the international hit song released by French group Kaoma in 1989.

History’s new series ‘Six’ presents a ‘humanized’ view of Navy SEALs17-Jan-19, 8:53 PM | By Jill Tan Radovan, InterAksyon.comThe series dramatizes the lives of the Special Operations unit best known for killing Taliban leader Osama Bin Laden.

REVIEW | Bryan Adams rocks sellout Manila crowd17-Jan-19, 7:34 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comAs expected, it was the ballads that drew the loudest cheers, starting with 'Heaven,' as Adams egged the audience to sing with him.

Paul McCartney sues Sony/ATV for Beatles music rights17-Jan-19, 10:38 AM | ReutersMCartney seeks to reclaim his rights to numerous Beatles songs currently owned by Sony/ATV by October 2018 under the U.S. Copyright Act.

Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion17-Jan-19, 8:29 AM | Agence France-Presse The streaming giant said it ended 2016 with nearly 94 million subscribers, adding five million outside the United States in the last three months of the year.

Rock supergroup Audioslave reunites for anti-Trump show17-Jan-19, 8:10 AM | Agence France-PresseAudioslave -- fronted by Soundgarden's Chris Cornell with guitarist Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine -- will play the 'Anti-Inaugural Ball' in L.A. on Friday.

Aiza Seguerra slams Tito Sotto’s opposition to condoms in schools17-Jan-19, 7:49 AM | InterAksyon.comThe National Youth Commission chair believes Sotto and his ilk are to blame for the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic.

‘Will & Grace’ comedy series returning to TV17-Jan-19, 5:53 AM | ReutersThe series, about a gay lawyer living in New York with his straight best female friend, will have 10 new episodes to air later in the fall of 2017 or early 2018.

‘Game of Thrones’ star Pedro Pascal is bound to ‘The Great Wall’17-Jan-18, 6:37 PM The Chilean-American actor plays a Spanish mercenary in Zhang Yimou's epic fantasy adventure.

Bryan Adams arrives for long awaited Manila return17-Jan-18, 12:37 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe Canadian singer, now 57, last performed in the Philippines almost 24 years ago.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd to head new Lollapalooza Paris17-Jan-18, 10:12 AM | Agence France-PresseOther performers will include Imagine Dragons, The Pixies, Lana Del Rey and Liam Gallagher.

Art imitates life? Kim Kardashian films cameo for jewel heist movie17-Jan-18, 7:51 AM | ReutersA source said Kardashian and her sister Kendall Jenner are making cameos 'Ocean's Eight,' whose A-list stars include Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, and Cate Blanchett.

Long-awaited Tupac biopic set for 2017 release17-Jan-18, 7:32 AM | Agence France-PresseThe movie will come out in U.S. theaters on June 16, which would have been the rapper's 46th birthday.

Producer Donna Villa, wife of director Carlo J. Caparas, passes away17-Jan-17, 10:26 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comAlthough her family had yet to issue a statement as of posting time, Villa is believed to have died of cancer.

Morissette dominates WISH 107.5 Music Awards17-Jan-17, 7:04 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe 20-year-old Cebuana bagged a total of seven awards including Female Artist of the Year.

K-pop star Rain to ring modest wedding bells17-Jan-17, 6:41 PM | Agence France-PresseThe South Korean pop icon announced his engagement to top actress Kim Tae-Hee in a handwritten letter to fans Tuesday.

Enrique Gil on expensive gift to Liza Soberano: ‘She deserves it’17-Jan-17, 10:26 AM | By Jill Tan Radovan, InterAksyon.comThey're still not officially a couple, but for Enrique, it feels like they're more than boyfriend and girlfriend already.