Tag Archives: Thia Megia

Pinoy Pride: Filipinos on the global stage

by Nickie Wang

Whether it’s in sports, fashion, entertainment or performing arts, there are Filipinos who excel and make indelible marks in their chosen field. And what makes their countrymen rally behind them is their being proud of their roots. Continue reading

Will Thia Megia be the next American Idol?

by Nickie Wang

Filipinos interest on the US talent show American Idol has been renewed after the inclusion of Thia Megia in its 10th edition’s top 13. Not only that she is the youngest in the new batch of AI hopefuls, she also makes history for being the first 15-year-old to enter the competition.

In the first three seasons, age limit was 16 to 24, then the upper limit was raised to 28 in season 4, and the lower limit was reduced to 15 in the current season. It is as if the universe conspires to make Thia, born Thialorei Lising Megia, to be part of the revamped talent search. Undeniably, she is a living proof that talent knows no age limit. Continue reading

Mutya: Making a big splash on primetime

People…are talking about


If Noah is slowly fading and losing steam amid being on its final weeks, it’s a diffrent case for Primetime Bida’s newest addition. The fantasy series salvaged a victory for ABS-CBN primetime programs debuting strongly nationwide (number 1) and in viewer-rich megamanila (number 3). After obtaining a very narrow lead over Dwarfina, people from Kapuso station are keeping an eye on this newest television darling.It’s high times for Mutya as it also gives boost to the ratings of Mara Clara which regain its position as the most-watched series every night.  Lesson learned – axe programs that don’t rate or as what local Joe would say: Huwag nang pilitin ang papalaos! Continue reading