Are you up for the challenge? Or are you going to quit? These are two of the questions that challengers face every Saturday at Extra Challenge, a now defunct but unforgettable reality competition that aired on GMA 7. But even viewers seated in front of their TV sets were also compelled to silently answer these […]
Are ‘network wars’ still relevant? The ‘drama’ is back between the two biggest networks in the country
After Vice Ganda’s comment on Idol PH and the successful airings of Darna and Maria Clara at Ibarra, it seems the ‘drama’ within the biggest networks in the country is back. The two biggest television networks in the Philippines have been butting heads for the last two decades, as both have always claimed they’re the […]
There’s no denying it: T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Sabado) was real a game-changer back in the 90s, as it paved the way for other youth-oriented shows which dominated weekend TV slots, particularly Saturday afternoons. T.G.I.S. particularly, was a series about a certain close-knit clique who all lived in one community, had similar interests, and the […]
The 90s was a memorable era that marked the advent of teen-oriented shows, with the debut of T.G.I.S. (Thank God It’s Sabado), a series that gave us a glimpse into what it was like to be a teenager in Manila back then. The story unfolds in a Quezon City subdivision where character Joaquin “Wacks” Torres […]
The early 2000s was a curious phase for Philippine TV. Did you watch these shows back then?