t’s always fun to know where our favourite stars of yesteryear are now, how they’re doing, and what they’re up to. What That’s Entertainment was to mostly the ‘80s, Ang TV was to the ‘90s.
Some of today’s big names in show business, such as Angelica Panganiban, got their break mostly thanks to Ang TV.
For half a decade, 4:30 was synonymous to the antics of this phenomenal show, from the Esmyuskee to Jolina Magdangal’s Payong Kaibigan.
Here are what some of the luminaries from Ang TV are up to nowadays… Nyeeeh!
8. Aldred LabatosTXT
Best Known As: One of the links between Ang TV and Goin’ Bulilit.
Currently Busy As: Part of ASAP’s Luv U with, yes, Smokey Manaloto.
Did You Know: Alfred is also a voice actor for several Asianovelas.
7. Gio ALvarezTXT
Best Known As: Bob Cosme, one of Dolphy’s kids in the long-running Home Along Da Riles.
Currently Busy As: Well, he never really left showbiz, but we just wanted to highlight how much we loved him in It Takes a Man and a Woman.
Did You Know: Unlike Bong Alvarez, Gio Alvarez never made it to the PBA?
6. Cheska GarciaTXT
Best Known As: Patrick Garcia’s hot sister.
Currently Busy As: A mother to her kids with husband Doug Kramer and endorser for multiple brands. Her last high-profile acting gig was for 2009’s Totoy Bato.
Did You Know: If Cheska ever got into a one-on-one basketball match with her husband, it would probably be billed as Kramer vs. Kramer?
5. Roselle NavaTXT
Best Known As: The voice behind the hits Huwag Ka Nang Magbabalik and Bakit Nga Ba Mahal Kita?
Currently Busy As: After a stint in Paranaque’s city council, and after a wedding for the ages, Roselle continues to be busy with teaching music, and the door is always open for her to make a musical comeback as the industry sorely misses a talent like her.
Did You Know: Despite being a huge hitmaker in her day, Roselle never had a concert in the Araneta Colliseum?
Best Known As: Paolo from Oki Doki Doc
Currently Busy As: He’s still very active in showbiz, but is working on an annulment with his estranged wife, former EB Babe Lian Paz.
Did You Know: Paolo Contis looks eerily like Christopher Lloyd. See for yourself.
3. Camille dela RosaTXT
Best known as: The other Camille, or Camille R, or Camille Laki.
Currently Busy As: A professional painter. Check out her work here. She’s kind of amazing.
Did You Know: She’s the daughter of late great Filipino painter, Ibarra Dela Rosa.
Best Known As: An amazing singer, with two monster hit albums, My First and Horizons.
Currently Busy As: A wife and mom, having bowed out of showbiz quietly after her run with Ang TV ended. She’s married to a Batangas politician.
Did You Know: Lindsay is open to letting her kids get into showbiz in the future?
Best Known As: 3na, from Batang X. And of course, Baby Love with Patrick Garcia.
Currently Busy As: Well, she recently tied the knot, and was mercilessly ridiculed on the internet. Mga perpekto siguro yung mga anlalakas makapintas sa kanya.
Did You Know: While I can’t find the story online, the papers prominently featured the controversy involving Baby Love back in the day, when the CBCP objected to the kissing scene between two child stars in the film.Did you grow up watching “Ang TV”? What memories do you have of the show? Do you remember any of the jokes? Share in the Comments Section.