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‘Eat Bulaga’s’ competitive counter-moves make witty waves

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FROM left: “Foreignoy” Visayas winner Christian Arno Williams from England and finalists Richard Hwan from Hong Kong and Karan Singhdole from Punjab, India eat bulaga facebook page

While we were watching the grand finals of “It’s Showtime’s” “That’s My Tomboy” tilt recently, we wondered what GMA 7’s “Eat Bulaga” was doing to compete with the admittedly popular special event. So, we tuned in to “Eat”—and found that, among other things, it had whipped up its own special competition for the nonce, and it too was a unique and viewer-drawing lulu:

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Tribute to a fallen character–and star

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THE CAST of the high school musical drama “Glee” said goodbye to Finn Hudson, the beloved singer-quarterback, while paying tribute to Cory Monteith (extreme left photo), the late actor who had portrayed him, in a much-anticipated episode. AP

When “Glee” star Cory Monteith died a few months ago due to drug-related causes, the hit show’s many fans were left shocked and bereft. His costars felt the unexpected loss even more, especially his real-life love, Lea Michele. That early, people were already wondering how the series would deal with the loss of its lead actor and the departure of the central character he portrayed.

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Finding our own voice–and identity

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It’s interesting to note that noontime TV rivals, “Eat Bulaga” and “It’s Showtime,” conducted recently contests that both highlighted Filipinos’ penchant for impersonation—“Eat” with its “Ikaw at Echo” sing-alike tilt and “Showtime” with its “Kalokalike” contest.

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Producers shuffle stellar deck of cards

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Hit stellar pairings are favored by producers as safe bets for “assured” viewers’ patronage. For instance, the popular screen tandem of Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera has chalked up numerous successes on TV and in the movies.

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Novel twists on Filipino cuisine featured on ‘Top Chef’

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Luck was clearly on our side last week, as we idly channel-surfed for interesting TV programs to watch: As we paused to see what was showing on the 2nd Avenue channel, we realized that we had stumbled on an unusual edition of the “Top Chef” cooking competition.

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