Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Marimar Rules February NUTAM

GMA’s Marimar starring the tandem of Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes is the no. 1 primetime tv program nationwide for the whole month of February 2008 according to a report by AGB Nielsen’s NUTAM (Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement) research.

Another GMA show ruled the NUTAM weekend primetime last February and it’s no other than Michael V.’s Bitoy’s Funniest Videos.

Check out the Top 10 weekday and weekends primetime tv programs all over the Philippines last February 2008 here.

Marian Rivera Will Do a Movie with Vic Sotto and Dolphy

Marian Rivera, the fastest-rising star in the Philippines today, is scheduled to do a movie with no less than the comedy king, Dolphy and the comedy prince, Vic Sotto.

Source: Starmometer

Marimar Boosts GMA’s Sunday Daytime Ratings

With three nights left before its final episode, Marimar continues to dominate the ratings game, not only in the primetime race but also in the daytime race.

Last Sunday, March 9, Marimar had its farewell party on SOP, where almost half of the show was devoted to the No. 1 primetime show in the country. This was immediately followed by a farewell special dubbed as Marimar…Isang Pasasalamat hosted by lead stars Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes.

It was a double victory for Marimar since SOP ruled the daytime race with 21.4 percent while Marimar…Isang Pasasalamat was a close second with 19.9 percent.

Source: PEP

Monday, March 10, 2008

Marian Rivera is now the endorser of Karimadon!

Marian Reunites with Dingdong on Dyesebel


GMA-7 will bring back the winning tandem of Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes for the first-ever television adaptation of Mars Ravelo’s “Dyesebel.”

GMA CEO Felipe Gozon, on Sunday announced in the network’s showbiz talk show “Showbiz Central” that the Marimar love team will topbill the highly anticipated fantaserye which is set to premiere in April.

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Dyesebel is to be directed by Joyce Bernal with Wilma Galvante in-charge of production.

Rumor has it that kapamilya-turned-kapuso star Charlene Gonzales, who herself has played Dyesebel before, is also one of the cast of the upcoming GMA fantaserye.


Today's fastest-rising star, Marian Rivera, has a new Maxipeel TV Commercial. This time, Kristine Hermosa, the original endorser of Maxipeel is no longer included in the ad.

Marian Wins Award in 4th USTV

Congrats Marian for winning Most Popular Actress in a Drama/Mini-series award from the recently-concluded 4th USTv Awards.

Marian Rivera and Patrick Demsey

patrick_marian.jpgIs that Marian Rivera next to Doctor "McDreamy" Patrick Demsey? Do they have a movie together?

Actually, it's a cool feature in Made of Honor website - the "make your own wedding photo with Patrick Demsey" as part of their promotion of the upcoming romantic comedy starring the handsome actor.

Create your own Wedding Photo with Patrick Demsey here.

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Marian Rivera and Richard Gutierrez - My Bestfriend's Girlfriend

GMA's hottest stars, Richard Gutierrez (Kamandag) and Marian Rivera (Marimar), are the newest loveteam in Regal Films and GMA Films' valentine movie "My Best Friend's Girlfriend (BFGF) under the direction of Mark Reyes.

In BFGF, Richard plays Evo, a rich and arrogant young man who seems to be living a happy-go-lucky lifestyle; and Marian plays the role of Grace, an industrious student struggling to make ends meet.

Their paths crossed when Grace was forced by a sudden need for cash to be a sexy dancer for a stag party organized by one of Evo's friends. The conflict arises when Evo's bestfriend (played by JC de Vera) introduces his girlfriend, Grace, to Evo. And due to several twists and turns in the story, Grace and Evo end up in each others' arms.

My Bestfriend's Girlfriend - Trailer:

Marian Rivera in Preview Magazine

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Marian Rivera on Cosmopolitan Magazine

Marian Rivera Wiki

Marian Gracia Rivera, more popularly known as Marian Rivera (born August 12, 1984 in Madrid, Spain) is a Filipina actress and commercial model. She rose to fame for her title role in the Philippine remake of MariMar.

Early life

Rivera's father is a Spaniard named Francisco Javier Gracia while her mother is a Filipina named Amalia Rivera. Her parents separated when she was 2 years of age. While her parents stayed in Spain where her mother worked as an OFW, and Marian was sent to live with her grandmother in Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines.


Rivera began her career as a ramp and commercial model, which landed her with an appearance on TV advertisements for Skin White Lotion and Sky Flakes crackers. Production company TAPE Inc. then signed her to cast in a series of afternoon soap operas for GMA Network: Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako, Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat (where she was named as the "Best New Female Personality" at the 2006 PMPC Star Awards) and Pinakamamahal. Oyo Boy Sotto was her leading man in these soaps. GMA Network then cast her into mother roles for the afternoon Philippine-Malaysian drama Muli and the primetime telefantasya Super Twins.

Rivera rose to fame when she won an audition for the title role of MariMar, the remake of the Mexican telenovela which starred ThalĂ­a. MariMar premiered on August 13, 2007 with a 36.6% rating.

She also branched out in the music industry with the release of a dance album Marian Rivera Dance Hits, wherein she did not record the songs but instead presented a dance choreography for each track.

In 2008, Rivera was honored as 2007's Favorite Television Actress in the First Annual Filipino-American Visionary Awards. She also received an award for Most Popular Actress in a Drama/Miniseries in the 4th USTV Students' Choice Awards.



Year Title Role Network
2005 Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako
Clarisse Galang GMA Network
2006 Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat
Almira Alejandro GMA Network
2006 Pinakamamahal
Carissa Crismundo GMA Network
2007 Muli
Racquel Estadilla GMA Network
2007 Super Twins
Ester Paredes GMA Network
2007 MariMar
MariMar Perez/Bella Aldama GMA Network
2008 Dyesebel
Dyesebel GMA Network


Year Title Role
2005 Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay ka fairy ko... The legend continues

2006 Pamahiin

2007 Bahay Kubo

2008 Desperadas

2008 My Best Friend's Girlfriend

2008 Untitled movie with Dolphy and Vic Sotto


Year Album

2008 Marian Rivera Dance Hits


2006 20th PMPC Star Awards for Television
Best New Female TV Personality
2007 1st Annual Fil-Am Visionary Awards
Favorite Television Actress Won
2008 4th USTV Students' Choice Awards
Most Popular Actress in a Drama/Miniseries

Marian Rivera as the Philippine Marimar

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