MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – The popular U.S. reality show, “Celebrity Apprentice” is set to make its debu in the Philippines next month. The show, featuring Donald Trump, popularized the phrase, “You’re fired!”
Inspired by the recent firing by President Rodrigo Duterte of his newly-appointed Drug Czar, Leni Robredo, NBC network says the debut episode will feature the Vice President.
This is the second firing for Robredo who was previously sacked from her Cabinet position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The reality series will be aired locally on ABS-CBN which also faces possible “firing” if its soon-to-expire franchise will not be renewed.
LONDON, Great Britain (The Adobo Chronicles, Paris Bureau) – Harry Styles has revealed why he turned down a lead role in the forthcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.
The former One Direction singer said there were a “few things” that meant he could not commit to the film’s production schedule, including a possible concert tour next year.
But in an exclusive interview with The Adobo Chronicles, Styles confirmed the real reason he turned down the offer: he was offered the role of Prince Eric. He wanted the role of mermaid.
QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – FPJ’s “Ang Probinsyano,” the longest-running action-drama series on Philippine television, is finally coming to an end, 4 years after it premiered on the ABS-CBN Network.
The network made this announcement after executives approved the launching of a replacement teleserye titled “Ninja Cops.”
The new series is based on true-to-life stories of policemen who recycle confiscated narcotics. The issue of “Ninja Cops” surfaced at a recent Senate hearings presided over by Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chair Richard Gordon. During said hearings, resigned Police Chief Oscar Albayalde has been linked to the issue.
“Ang Probinsyano” lead star Coco Martin will continue his role as a corruption-fighting cop in the new series.
Reliable sources told The Adobo Chronicles that Senator Grace Poe, FPJ’s daughter, will be the new show’s executive producer. Other than Martin, Poe’s mom, veteran actress Susan Roces will reprise her role as Cardo’s (Martin) grandmother,
“Ninja Cops” airs weekdays at 7:45 p.m.