Karla, Melai and Jolina brighten up mornings in ‘Magandang Buhay’

Viewers definitely wake up to a good morning and celebrate the good life weekdays with favorite “momshies” Karla Estrada, Melai Cantiveros, and Jolina Magdangal in ABS-CBN’s morning talk show Magandang Buhay.

With its engaging topics and lesson-filled discussions, Magandang Buhay regularly creates buzz online and is a consistent top trending topic on social media.

“We are very happy that we are always trending and that many viewers enjoy our show. That’s what we really want for them - to have fun, relate to our stories, and learn valuable lessons in life,” said Melai.

Morning “momshies”. “Magandang Buhay” hosts Melai Cantiveros, Karla Estrada and Jolina Magdangal
The program’s viewership nationwide is also gaining ground and its ratings continue to strengthen according to Kantar Media.

First-time talk show hosts Karla, Melai, and Jolina, meanwhile, are also receiving positive feedback from the entertainment media for their hosting skills and very good chemistry.

“Chemistry is something you just can’t learn through a workshop. It’s natural for us, mainly because we are really good friends,” said Karla.

“That is one thing we are proud of. Even before the show started, we already had a genuine relationship with one another. We didn’t have to go through any team-building activity because we already know each other so well,” said Jolina.

Magandang Buhay triples the fun, learning, and experience for viewers in discussing real-life stories of ordinary people and even celebrities that will surely inspire them to live life to the fullest.

Don’t miss Magandang Buhay, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. on ABS-CBN or ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167). Watch also for the latest episodes free on for Sky subscribers.

For updates, follow @_magandangbuhay on Twitter and Instagram or like the official Facebook page at


Kapamilya artist is new BNY endorser

Star Magic talent and BNY image model Joshua Garcia
Ever heard of the name Joshua Garcia? Well, if you did you’d be glad to know that the 18-year old Batangueño and alumnus of Pinoy Big Brother: All In in 2014 is the new image model of the popular clothing brand BNY.

The Star Magic talent was introduced to the press by the officers of BNY at a restaurant near ABS-CBN last week.

Born Joshua Espinelli Garcia on Oct. 7, 1977 in Bauan, Batangas, he had been seen after his Big Brother stint in shows like Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita, Luv U, two episodes of Maalaala Mo Kaya, an episode of Ipaglaban Ko, and Born for You.

He told the press, “I feel blessed to be given the trust to endorse BNY.” This is his first endorsement deal since he joined show business.

BNY Jeans was originally Bunny Jeans in 1992, but in 2001 it was redesigned for the teen market.


Melai finally escapes from abusive employers

Abused housemaid no more. Melai Canteveros as Maricel in the afternoon soap “We Will Survive”
Maricel successfully escapes from her abusive employers and is now with her son whom she has not seen for years in the Kapamilya afternoon series We Will Survive.

After several attempts of getting away from her employers, Maricel finally found the chance of breaking free from years of struggle with the aid of a fellow Filipino who will also help her come back home and be with her family.

But her excitement was spoiled as Wilma (Pokwang) already allowed Pocholo (Carlo Aquino) to introduce himself to Jude as his father, breaking her promise to Maricel of not letting Pocholo in in her son’s life.

More exciting scenes are set to surprise the viewers in We Will Survive, the teleserye that shows however ugly the world gets, there is beauty in life as long as we are together, weekdays after Tubig at Langis on ABS-CBN or on ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167). Viewers may also catch up on the program’s past episodes on and for Sky subscribers.


Latest trend in technology – 360-degree livestreaming

In this age of technology, it’s no longer enough that netizens watch an event online though video-streaming like in the case of Pacquiao’s fights and Ms. Universe pageants. The greater appeal lies in being able to witness the action as if they were actually present in the venue – from all angles.

This latest advancement is called 360-degree livestreaming, which involves a single web camera that allows an Internet user to go through a 360-degree pan around a venue while an event is ongoing.

This was first introduced in the country in February by GMA New Media, a subsidiary of GMA Network, for the coverage of the first leg of the COMELEC-mandated presidential debate organized by the Kapuso Network and Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Two months later, YouTube launched their own 360-degree livestreaming. In the past, the website was limited to pre-recorded materials. Facebook is also set to launch this option on their website in the latter part of the year.


Edray opens for Hailee Steinfeld

“The Voice Kids” finalist Edray performing her single “Puedepende” during Hailee Steinfeld’s concert at Eastwood Mall Open Park
A young promising star was able to showcase her talent in front of a big crowd, and fronted shows for Hailee Steinfeld, an international artist and part-Filipino Hollywood star. 

A leg of shows starting on April 8 at Eastwood Mall Open Park, April 9 at BGC Uptown Mall, Bonifacio Global City, and April 10 at Venice Grand Canal was made to support the singer’s debut EP “Haiz”. 

Opening these shows for Hailee was the very young but definitely talented and MCA Music’s very own, Edray. She was able not only to witness these events but to also perform and share the same stage as Hailee’s. 

Edray is a semi-finalist in the first season of The Voice Kids. She stunned every “Steinfeld” fan with her topnotch vocal prowess, and made every person sing along to her very catchy single “Puedepende”. 

Her single was also part of Spotify’s top 50 viral songs garnering over 588k streams; even Hailee was impressed with the young singer’s voice and skills. The two eventually ended up having a selfie together that she also posted on her personal Instagram account and garnered over 113k likes. 

“The experience was surreal to me! I still can’t believe it myself!” Edray shares her thoughts about her experience with her opening stint with Hailee. “I’m very thankful for this experience and none of these would have been possible if it wasn’t for MCA Music.” Beamed in the young singer, she also aspires to reach a larger audience like Hailee Steinfeld in the future. “I would love to sing to a bigger audience someday like Hailee, I really look up to her!” said Edray. 

She is also working on an exciting collaboration for her next single which will be out soon. The “Puedepende” singer ensures her fans that what she’s cooking up in the studio with the veteran song-writer Jungee Marcelo is going to be a sure fun track. 

Edray’s debut single “Puedepende” is included in the compilation The Hottest Pinoy Hits Ever available on CD’s at all Astrovision, Astroplus, and Odyssey stores. It is also available online via Spinnr and iTunes, and can also be streamed through Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, and Guvera. 

For inquiries and bookings, contact Soki Munar at (632) 9162504 local 107, (0920) 9682991 or email [email protected] For more information about MCA Music artists, log on to, Instagram- mca_music or Twitter- mca_music.

Topics: magandang buhay , morning talk , abs-cbn , kapamilya , jolina magdangal , melai cantiveros , karla estrada
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