Yes y’all, it’s Singapore’s like-Oscar Awards and pretty much the only star-struck red carpet 99% of Singapore’s motley collection of thespians will ever get to kiss and tread. That being said, we have extremely high expectations for the red carpet cast and we don’t expect that they will disappoint (or not).
The concept is simple. Eight pairs of contestants. Eight empty spaces. One epic battle to win a luxurious apartment sponsored by Sime Darby.
To be honest, I’ve stopped watching television for a long time now. Not to mention MTV. In this generation of content easily available online, I’ve become a slave to the Internet. I would tune in only for the occasional guilty pleasure of an episode or two of Jersey Shore or some other show that involves … Read more
Now that we know Qi Yuwu is with Joanne Peh, we can lay the persistent gay rumours to rest… or can we? Tweets below, for teh lulz. (P.S. We’re not speculating not confirming or denying Qi Yuwu’s sexual orientation; just debunking the fallacious thinking that just because someone is with a member of the opposite … Read more
There is a lot of juicy tabloid fodder happening this past month in Singapore waters — so much, that you would think that TMZ has set up a Singapore branch. First, Joanne Peh shocked the nation when she announced her split with boyfriend Bobby Tonelli after four years on the 8 Days magazine. The couple … Read more
I have been hooked onto this brilliant web series that has taken the web by storm with its nuanced writing and honest representations. It is almost like watching a really good drama on TV, except that it is online. (Minus the over-the-top references that plague many dramas.) The Outs is a seven-episode web drama about … Read more
Season 4 of the hit reality singing competition The Voice is back with a twist! Before you get hooked on the latest installment of the widely successfully show, here are 10 things you should know! (1) SHAKE-UP!! The coaching panel received a massive shake-up as Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green are not returning as … Read more
The judging panel is out for MediaCorp Channel 5′s latest reality singing competition, The Final 1. Were Dick Lee, Florence Lian, Jacinta Abisheganaden going to come back to reprise the judging panel a la Singapore Idol? Were The Flying Dutchman, Irene Ang and Beatrice Chia-Richmond from One Moment of Glory making a return? Names were … Read more
Watch the video above and tell me you won’t get goosebumps. Tell me you won’t get goosebumps at seeing a darker Charlie Askew with a sleeveless top and feather earring. Tell me you won’t get goosebumps seeing Charlie rip through an emotive performance of ‘Mama’, high screeches, intense gazes et al. Tell me you won’t … Read more
SOMEONE HOLD ME NOW. I AM ABOUT TO FAINT IN HAPPINESS.
After what seemed like a wait for Singapore Idol 4 that took forever, an English reality singing competition will finally come on air from Channel 5 this year. The Final 1 is a new singing competition from the MediaCorp channel to find the next big star in Singapore. The competition coincides with the return of … Read more
SO SAD. SO SAD. THE TEARS.
A rant. A very angry rant.
The cray cray Munah/Hirzi duo are set to move from the computer screen to the television screen when their new show debuts Wednesday. We ask the duo more about the show, closing down their YouTube channel (noooooo) and dealing with negative comments.
E! Entertainment’s rolled out its newest addition to the many reality TV shows already under its belt. Read more to find out just what Opening Act is all about and why it’s not exactly something you should be jumping out of your seats for just yet.
It was a night of hijinks (some of which fell really flat) at the 64th Emmys with surprise wins and the usual suspects (ModFam again). Here are our top picks for those five moments that will make you want to say “I hate that I love you, TV”.
Kelly Osbourne looks freaky (duh) and Tina Fey actually looks stunning for once – here are our highlights for red carpet fashion on the 2012 Emmys!
Usher and Shakira are the latest artists to be involved in the singing competition saga, but we say it is a bankable move in publicity and artists are beginning to realise the show is more about them than the contestants.
Two bouts of censorship happened during The X Factor’s Season 2 opener and the show’s ratings still are a sign that it is doing everything wrong.
Former America’s Next Top Model contestant Jael Strauss is back alright – but for a meth addiction intervention. Cycle 7 winner CariDee English has had it with the show and Tyra Banks. Read what she had to say about the show’s lack of responsibility in this post.
Watch this sneak peek of Rihanna’s interview with Oprah as she fights back tears and shows she still has much heart for Chris Brown.
You may have heard Love At First Light at the National Day Parade this year, but here are four other songs that d popped up online anare truly Singaporean in their own way.
The 2012 Video Music Awards noms are in! Here’s a quick rundown of what’ll be happening at this year’s awards and our take on who’ll take home the coveted Moonman.
Stella McCartney and Emporio Armani are amongst the brands kitting out sporting heroes with fashionable wear and accessories. Now, who says sweats have to look fugly?
Mariah Carey may be Idol’s biggest coup ever, but we think Mariah will stamp all over Idol and not give the fledgling show any mercy. Here’s why we think so.
Now that the 2012 Emmy nominations are in, here are our first calls on who will take home the golden statue in the comedy, variety and drama categories!
Wanna know who’s in the running for this year’s Emmys? Geek out with us on our highlights list here and comment on your thoughts here or on our Twitter channel, @popspoken!
Movie Review: Inside Job (2010) ‘Wall Street owns Washington. You might think you know this, but “Inside Job” makes you feel the enormity of it.’ – Tom Long (Detroit News)
Singapore production The Kitchen Musical scores for writing at the accaimed New York Festivals, which affirms that 1) combining music, drama and food is great TV, and 2) we may see more of Gayle Nerva on TV!
Movie Review: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) ‘Hughes plays to our workaday souls’ fantasies, without making us feel excluded or dumb. He urges us to follow the young hero’s example and to enjoy life a little bit, even if it moves ‘pretty fast.’ – Pete Croatto