Marco Alcaraz and Lara Quigaman tacles Marital Rape on ‘Ipaglaban Mo’!

Real-life couple Marco Alcaraz and Precious Lara Quigaman team up for the first time on television as they topbill tomorrow’s (Feb 28) episode of ABS-CBN’s hit legal drama “Ipaglaban Mo,” which will tackle marital rape.

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The two will give life to the story of Stella and Jimmy, who have remained sexually intimate in their 20 years of marriage.

Things will suddenly change when Jimmy starts to become violent whenever he wants to make love to his wife.

One night, Stella chooses not to sleep beside Jimmy out of fear. Jimmy gets mad and forces himself on Stella despite her begging him to stop.

The incident happens again for the worse because this time, Jimmy sexually abuses his wife in front of their daughter. Stella, fed up with Jimmy’s behavior, files rape charges against him in court.

Whose side will the court take? Does Stella really have an obligation to give Jimmy’s every sexual need as his lawfully wedded wife?

Don’t miss the episode of “Ipaglaban Mo” entitled “Inabusong Karapatan,” directed by Jillmer Dy this Saturday (Feb 18) after “It’s Showtime” on ABS-CBN.

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‘Wansapanataym’ Wins ‘Ani ng Dangal’ Award!

ABS-CBN’s award-winning fantasy-drama anthology “Wanspanataym” continues its winning streak as it recently bagged ‘Ani ng Dangal’ award from the National Commission on Culture and Arts. The show’s ‘Chalk Boy’ episode won in the Multi-Disciplinary Arts category.

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Meanwhile, Kapamilya child wonder Zaijian Jaranilla is set to win the hearts of TV viewers once again this Saturday (March 16) in “Wanspanataym” as he portrays the role of Tonton, a young boy who is fond of eating junk food and skipping meals. When he slept one night without eating, Tonton’s soul was detached from his body and was brought to a world where he meets kids who also take food for granted. Will Tonton start to eat nutritious food at the right time when he takes on the challenge of experiencing extreme hunger in order for him to see his family once again?

Together with Zaijian in the episode ‘Hunger Games’ are Lara Quigaman, Jaime Fabregas, Boots Anson-Roa, Yogo Singh, Gerald Pesigan, and Micko Laurente. It is written by Mariami Tanangco-Domingo and directed by Jon ‘Sponky’ Villarin.

Don’t miss the storybook of Pinoy kids, “Wansapanataym” special this Saturday, after “Kapamilya: Deal or No Deal” in ABS-CBN. For more updates, just log in at www.abs-cbn.com or follow @abscbndotcom on Twitter.

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Fortune Telling on The Bottomline this Saturday!

2012 PMPC’s Best Public Affairs host Boy Abunda welcomes year 2013 with a bang this Saturday (January 5) as he continues to share different stories of new life, new dreams, and new challenges in the second part of the New Year special of his award-winning show, “The Bottomline With Boy Abunda.

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Together with popular showbiz personalities Dingdong Dantes, Lara Quigaman, Niña Corpuz, Zendee Rose Tenerefe, Jeric Teng, Ruel Bayani, Stargazer, and Kevin Balot, celebrate and discover the plans and wishes that they want to fulfill in the new chapters of their lives.

How will the new year change their careers? Will it bring them luck or misfortune? After everything that happened in 2012, are they all ready for the new challenges that 2013 has in store for them?

Still featured this Saturday are Arvin Dauz, Liane Liwanag, Vernette Arellano, Maribel Bautista, Santy Layno, Api Navarro, Chit Angelo, Jing Monis, Alon Dela Rosa, Milagros Maagalang, Geolete Esguerra, Suzette Antonio, and Cha and Anton Achacoso.

Don’t miss the second part of the New Year special of “The Bottomline With Boy Abunda,” this Saturday, 11:30 pm, after “Banana Split” on ABS-CBN. For more updates log on to www.abs-cbn.com or follow @abscbndotcom on Twitter

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Lara Quigaman and Marco Alcaraz baby photo revealed!

Precious Lara Quigaman gave birth to baby boy on November 10, 1012 at 12:52 a.m.via cesarean section!

Lara’s husband Marco Alcaraz was present during the whole process, they named their son Noah Lamar Alcaraz.

Lara Quigaman on Giving birth:

“Masaya! Noong marinig ko pa lang, noong lumabas siya, narinig ko na siyang umiyak kahit hindi pa siya pinapalo. Naiyak ako.

Gising kasi ako, ayoko talagang tulog ako. Kaya noong lumabas na siya, nakita ko at narinig.”

Marco on being present during the birth:

“Napaiyak ako. Ang hirap i-explain ng pakiramdam. Sobrang saya na sobrang ibang-iba talaga ang feeling.  Alam mo yung… iba talaga si Lord. Inisip ko nga, paano lumabas yung baby kay Lara. Ang galing lang. Ang galing ni Lord! Tapos doon mo rin nakita na talagang… ang hirap pala talaga ng pinagdadaanan ng mga nanay.”

Congratulations to the new parents

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Mutya, sumusunod sa mga yapak nina Santino at Momay!

Sumusunod si Mutya sa mga yapak nina Santino at Momay.

Ang bagong fantaserye ng ABS-CBN na Mutya ay nakakuha ng mataas na rating noong pilot episode nito noong Lunes (Enero 31).

Ayon sa Kantar Media, nagkamit ng 32.6% na national rating ang Mutya samantalang 19.6% lamang ang nakuha ng katapat nitong programa sa GMA 7.

Nakuha ng Mutya ang panga­lawang puwesto sa top 20 programs ng bansa sa nasabing araw.

Agad na nagdiwang ang cast, staff at crew ng Mutya nang malaman ang magandang balita.

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