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Discovery Channel launches ‘Manhunt’ with Joel Lambert

A Manhunt behind-the-scene shot of former U.S. Navy Seal and escape and evasion expert Joel Lambert

The all-new Discovery Channel series “Manhunt with Joel Lambert,” pits former U.S. Navy Seal and escape and evasion expert Joel Lambert in a real-life, extreme version of hide-and-seek against some of the globe’s most elite military and law enforcement tracking units – the Philippines Army Scout Rangers, South Korean National Police SWAT, Panama’s anti-drug trafficking unit Servicio Nacional de Fronteras, Poland’s border guard, the Straz Graniczna, and more.

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South Korea TV station takes flak for reality show suicide

Screengrab from http://tv.sbs.co.kr/jjak/

A top South Korean television station faced a storm of media criticism on Thursday following the shock suicide of a female contestant on its popular reality matchmaking show.

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Varsity Crew wins MEGA Fashion Crew 3 Reloaded

(From left to right) L’Oreal Paris’ Verna Marin, Gex Garcia, Jessica Wilson, AC Salvador, Chad Sotelo, Dyan Warren, and Cary Co with Varsity Crew’s Martha Borja, Jelly Eugenio, Aiky Nar, Eric Poliquit, Enzo Mondejar, and One Mega Group’s Michael Carandang, Suki Salvador, Sari Yap and Avel Bacudio.

Manila, Philippines – February 2014 – Varsity Crew was proclaimed “MEGA Worthy” as the winner of hit reality TV show, MEGA Fashion Crew (MFC) 3 Reloaded during the MFC Viewing Party last February 24 at Prive Luxury Club. The show was hosted by America’s Next Top Model Finalist, Allison Harvard, and One Mega Group’s Executive [...]

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By their fruits shall we know them

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Many talent/reality tilts and searches are being held on TV, with the end in view of discovering the stars of tomorrow. These shows are popular with viewers, who feel that it gives them a hand in choosing gifted and personable unknowns whom they will deign to favor with their all-important support and adulation.

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Kim Kardashian’s 10% ‘Yolanda’ donation hit

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Kim Kardashian. AFP FILE PHOTO

Reality television star Kim Kardashian is under flak after she revealed that only 10 percent of the proceeds from her eBay auction will be donated to the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

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Tintin cohosts ‘Face to Face’ reboot

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BABAO. Open mind—and heart.

TV5’S reality show, “Face to Face,” assumes a new look as part of the network’s “Everyday All The Way” programming boost. It has been rechristened “Face The People,” and is telecast Mondays to Fridays at 4:30 p.m.

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This is it!

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FINAL four who will duke it out on Sunday: Janice  Javier, Myk Perez, Klarisse de Guzman and Mitoy

The blind auditions, battles, the series of live shows—all on a road leading to this final day. Mark the date: Sunday, Sept. 29. It’ll be the final showdown of the four grand finalists of “The Voice of the Philippines.”

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‘Sound-alike’ singing tilt requires aural and visual credibility

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“EAT BULAGA’S” new portion, a celebrity “sound-alike” singing tilt titled, “Ikaw at Echo, Ka-Voice ni Idol,” is instructively reminiscent of the penchant of music fans way back in the ’50s for adulating local singing counterparts of foreign musical stars.

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Unpredictable

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LEA’S team members who performed last Sunday (from left): Radha, Darryl Shy and RJ de la Fuente. RJ was eliminated. photo: facebook.com

“The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability.” —Remy, from Pixar’s “Ratatouille”

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Unusual formats grab viewers’ attention

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TV producers never fail to amaze us with the unusual formats and features they conjure up out of the Horn of Plenty or Pandora’s Box (as the case may be) of their fecund or fetid imagination (again, take your pick):

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Talent show puts new talents through the wringer

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TRAPPER. Should know when “enough” is “too much.”

Reality TV shows about the “training” of juvenile and child performers make for decidedly cautionary viewing as these examples show: On “The Next Big Thing,” a talent developer named Trapper, who boasts that he’s the most in-demand and popular talent trainer in New York, each week puts his “top” juvenile starlets through the wringer to bring out the best in them.

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Lifestyles of the rich and bitchy

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“REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS.” Weekly catfights, hissy fits and breakdowns guaranteed!

Viewers’ fascination with celebrities’ excesses probably all began with the ’80s TV show, “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.” But, that showcase for excess was positively bland when compared to its more recent fictionalized version, “Desperate Housewives.” That, in turn, has been trounced by its “reality TV” progeny, like “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

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