By Ruben V. Nepales
“This is a story that has been told over and over again within my family and my friends’ families in the Philippines,” Filipino-American actor Reggie Lee told the Philippine Daily Inquirer about the plot featuring “aswang” in the “Mommy Dearest” episode of NBC’s “Grimm,” which airs on Friday, March 7, at 9:00 p.m. in the United States.
By Nestor U. Torre
The US television world was recently boggled by reports that Angus T. Jones, the teen star on “Two and a Half Men,” railed against the hit series that had made him popular, in effect biting the hand that fed and “made” him.
LOS ANGELES – Cult ad agency drama “Mad Men” won the best drama Emmy for the fourth year Sunday, at the US television industry’s annual awards show. The brilliantly-stylized drama, which has spawned a host of lookalike shows, fought off notably the strongly-tipped “Boardwalk Empire” to take the best drama Emmy at the climax of [...]
LOS ANGELES – British actress Kate Winslet won the best actress in a mini-series Emmy on Sunday, for her role in period drama “Mildred Pierce.” The Oscar-winning star plays a divorcee single mother who opens a restaurant to survive in the Great Depression in the drama, for which her English-born co-star Guy Pearce won best [...]
By Michael Thurston
LOS ANGELES – Comedy mockumentary “Modern Family” took an early string of gongs at the Emmy awards Sunday, as US television’s brightest stars came together for the Oscars of the small screen. The show, at which cult ad agency drama “Mad Men” was pitching for a fourth straight triumph, started on a lighter note with [...]