By Andy Bais
“I find TV hosts’ overly dramatic way of talking annoying. Mel Tiangco always seems to be hosting ‘Magpakailanman,’ even when she’s anchoring ‘24 Oras.’ An overload of vocal bombast is also the style of Mike Enriquez and Noli de Castro, who sounds like he’s in a boxing ring. Even Jessica Soho is beginning to sound like a preacher in a pulpit. They treat television like radio, and undermine viewers’ intelligence and taste—it’s insulting.
News anchor and TV host Mel Tiangco said she was happy to have revived the drama anthology “Magpakailanman,” feeling “vindicated” after its successful comeback. “The fact that it’s doing well in the ratings game proves that people still welcome me in this genre and that they still like to see the show,” quipped Tiangco [...]
By Marinel R. Cruz
Televiewers can expect to see a different side of news anchor Mel Tiangco when she resumes hosting the weekly drama anthology “Magpakailanman,” which returns to the screen on November 17.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
GMA 7 anchor Mel Tiangco was ready to retire when the network renewed her contract “for the long haul” last month. “I didn’t want to remain idle and get depressed,” she told the Inquirer. “I made a list of things I had always wanted to do but never found the time for.” On top of [...]
I am reading several books at the same time. On my current list are “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment” by Steve Harvey and “What to Do Until Love Finds You: Getting Ready for Mr. Right” by Michelle McKinney Hammond. Most of my books are gifts from family and friends, but I bought “Act Like a Lady” in Dubai while waiting for my flight home. “What to Do” is a present from my friend, Emy Villar, who teaches psychology. Hammond’s book tells women: “Never say die!”
By Nestor Torre
Have you noticed? Most TV shows field at least two cohosts or paired performers, often with both sexes represented. Thus, you have Mike Enriquez and Mel Tiangco, Tina Monzon-Palma and Angelo Castro Jr., Boots Anson-Roa and Willie Nepomuceno, etc.