Cher Calvin returns to ABS-CBN

  • Page Views 4601
  • The New York-born and raisedCher-Calvin daughter of Philippine leading man Roger Calvin, Cher was once a beauty
    queen. After studying in NYU and working behind the scenes at Time and CNN, she headed back to her Philippine roots and enjoyed a 4-year career at ABS-CBN.

    “The opportunity to work in front of the camera is something I wanted to do,” Cher said. “I was only in my early 20s. What an opportunity that was so I jumped on it. That was a dream come true.”

    Cher had become a familiar face on different ABS-CBN News programs. She proved her versatility for the hard news and the fun stuff.

    “I think that working with the likes of Teddy Boy Locsin and even Mar Roxas was definitely a blessing. Working with Jessica Zafra and Mo Twister, and with Daphne Paez and Angel Aquino was the more fun side, so I kind of got the best of both worlds,” Cher added.

    After five years in the Philippines, she came back to the U.S. hitting local mainstream networks and for the past decade, she’s found a home at KTLA 5 as their anchor, winning four Emmy awards and a pair of Golden Mike awards. One of those Emmy’s was a product of her work running a telethon to benefit typhoon Yolanda survivors.

    The mainstream glitz and glamour hasn’t kept Calvin from celebrating her Philippine roots. She is often seen at Filipino events.

    “I’m Filipino” she firmly said. “It’s who I am and it’s something that’s never going to be away from me. I’m proud to be Filipino and I’m proud to be a part of these events because it brings up our culture and our pride.”

    Sometimes life can really come back full circle… Cher is returning to where it all started: back at ABS-CBN doing the new show, Share That With Cher Calvin, aired every Tuesday on Balitang America only on ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC).

    “We’re going challenging celebrities along the way. We’re going to get golf lessons from one of the greatest golf pros that happens to be Filipino and at the same time wouldn’t expect to see them in,” she said excitedly.

    The show will be reminiscent of Cher’s Kapamilya days as she brings her celebrity friends along for a series of adventures.

    “It is like coming back home,” Cher said. “It’s where I was able to hone my skills as a broadcaster I spent from 1999-2003 at ABS-CBN from ANC to Studio 23.”
    In Share That With Cher Calvin, she goes in depth with celebrities and at times joins them for fun challenges.

    “I think it’s going to be a fun segment,” Cher shares. “We’ve already shot a whole bunch of stuff and some of the things the celebrities we’ve interviewed are sharing with us are just things you’d never would expect so we’re really excited. You’re going to be able to see a different side of celebrities especially the ones that are newsmakers in the Filipino community.”

    “We’re very excited to have Cher Calvin onboard Balitang America,” said ABSCBN North America News Bureau Chief Paul Henson. “Share That With Cher Calvin brings new energy to the show. With Cher’s successful career on US mainstream TV, backed up by her true- blue ABS-CBN training, she reaches out to a whole new Filipino-American audience. Watch out! Cher is sure to give us great interviews with trend-leaders that are truly share-worthy!”

    Part inspirational. Part informational. Part fun. Part daring. 100% Share-worthy. Catch Cher Calvin on Share That With Cher Calvin, every Tuesday on Balitang America, only on TFC. (With additional input from NMFernandez)

    (Top right photo) WELCOME BACK, CHER! From left, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Chief Paul Henson, ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez, Cher Calvin of ABS-CBN TFC Balitang America’s “Share That With Cher Calvin”, ABS-CBN North America Managing Director Olivia De Jesus and ABS-CBN Global Head of Theatricals & North America Head of Production John-D Lazatin.

    (Bottom Right Photo) EXCITING TIMES AHEAD: At the TFC North America studio, from left, De Jesus, Lazatin, Henson and Calvin. (Artwork by ABS-CBN Ad & Promo/ Photos by NMFernandez)

    Share

    Related Post

    Related Blogpost

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 22 September 2022
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Vhong Navarro under NBI custody for rape charge

      Metro Manila — TV host and actor Vhong Navarro remains under the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) as of Tuesday, a day after he was slapped with two arrest warrants over complaints filed by model-stylist Deniece Cornejo in 2014. Navarro’s camp has yet to file a motion ...

    • 22 September 2022
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Meet and greet with Jinny, Ramon and Surrey Forward

      The Surrey Forward party is ready to serve the city and its residents. Surrey Forward is fielding Jinny Sims as mayoral candidate in the October 15, 2022 local election, and the party also has seven candidates for council. One of these candidates is Filipino Canadian financial professional Ramon Bandong. ...

    • Queen-Elizabeth-King-Charles-2022
      15 September 2022
      3 weeks ago No comment

      Farewell Queen Elizabeth, Long live King Charles!

      The world is mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, U.K.’s longest-serving monarch, who died on September 8 at the age of 96. Queen Elizabeth, whose reign spanned 70 years, was succeeded to the throne by her eldest son Charles, who has been proclaimed as King Charles III. The ...

    • 08 September 2022
      4 weeks ago No comment

      Filipino concert scene returns to Vancouver

      After a long hiatus because of COVID-19, the Filipino concert scene is revving up in Vancouver. A series of shows has been lined up starting in the month of September 2022, and ReyFort Media Group is calling on the community to support these events. The ReyFort Media Group wants ...

    • 01 September 2022
      1 month ago No comment

      Boni Barcia’s summer soiriee with B.C. NDP and Filipino community

      Boni Barcia hosted a summer party at his Coquitlam residence, which saw leading figures with the ruling B.C. NDP government rubbing elbows with members of the Filipino community. Among those in attendance at the August 28, 2022 bash was David Eby, presumed frontrunner in the race to become the ...

    %d bloggers like this: