O hai. Im in ur TV, guesting ur shows.

For the past month or two, people watching a certain cable TV shopping network at odd hours of the night have caught me demonstrating how to use exercise gadgets. (I might say “hawking wacky machines”.) I take it in stride but find it totally funny how people just have to mention, “Hey I saw you on TV!” But hey, I love the attention, right? Otherwise I wouldn’t even be putting myself out there.

I don’t know if you all realize how easy it is to get on TV. You just have to grab any opportunity that presents itself, whether it’s filing a VTR with an agency, attending castings and auditions for television shows, or simply making friends with segment producers. (It’s much, much harder getting into commercials, which are a completely different animal.)

Lately, I’ve been in much more than infomercials (hooray for busting stereotypes!) and hopefully am being seen as much more than just a gym instructor. My good friend Katrina Vinluan is the PR and marketing manager for a fashion brand, ilana, and she tapped me to model their clotheing on not just one, but two mainstream television features about their clothing. It’s kind of insane and hilarious to think I’ve taken on the capacity of professional model, considering my lack of height and abundance of curves — but I guess that’s exactly what the clothes need to come to life off the hanger.

We shot the segment for QTV’s “The Beat” about a week earlier than our live guesting on “Shoptalk @ ANC”, which I can’t find a video of. Here’s an edited version of our segment on “The Beat”.

It’s an exciting time for me, and there’s so much more in the pipeline. After about a year of waiting, I’m thanking God for these opportunities he’s sending my way. Ü

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3 thoughts on “O hai. Im in ur TV, guesting ur shows.

  • March 31, 2010 at 10:14 pm
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    Congratulations to you for making it to those kind of opportunities… soon we might be seeing you already as one of the leading ladies of famous stars 🙂

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  • April 6, 2010 at 8:15 pm
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    Hey, personally I think it does help that you've become really fit now, that way the clothes come off beautiful once they're off the hanger and on you! ;3

    Also, where does one find Ilana stuff? I am in need of sweet new outfits, or maybe just need to shop to stave off depression lol.

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  • April 7, 2010 at 5:31 am
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    Hi Atom, I'm not looking into entering showbiz, but I do enjoy being on television. Acting is not one of my strong suits, however.

    Ligaya, you can find the ilana boutique on Buendia cor. Paseo de Roxas, across the BDO building. 🙂

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