ABS-CBN Publishing

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ABS-CBN Publishing Inc.
Industry Publishing
Founded 2000
Headquarters 8th Floor, ELJ Communications Center, Eugenio Lopez Drive, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Area served
Nationwide
Key people
Antonio S. Ventosa, Head
Products Magazines and books
Parent ABS-CBN
Website lifestyle.abs-cbn.com/magazines

ABS-CBN Publishing Inc. is a Filipino magazine and book publisher and a wholly owned subsidiary of ABS-CBN. It is operated by the Cable Channels and Print Media Group. It is the largest magazine distributor in the country, covering 200 cities and municipalities throughout the Philippines.[1] ABS-CBN Publishing is also the first Filipino publisher to have significant overseas sales.[2]

Titles[edit]

Existent[edit]

Working Mom

It is a lifestyle magazine for women. It magazine help moms find their personal balance and create a life that works for them.

Vault

A magazine that showcases vintage collections. It is also available in a digital edition.[3]

StarStudio

StarStudio Magazine, which is ABS-CBN's most circulated, is an entertainment and celebrity lifestyle magazine. It has international editions in Guam, Japan and Middle East.[2] It is also available in a digital edition.

Metro

A fashion and lifestyle magazine.

Metro Society

An entertainment and arts magazine.

Metro Home & Entertaining

It is a home design and lifestyle magazine. It is also available in a digital edition.

Metro Weddings

A wedding planning magazine.

Cars by Disney/Pixar

A children-oriented magazine inspired by the motion picture of the same name.

Chalk

It is a college lifestyle and fashion magazine. Chalk ended its publication in May 2017, following the launch of its online portal.

Food

It is a culinary magazine. It includes a mix of informational and instructional articles. It is also available in a digital edition.

UAAP

A sports magazine of UAAP.

Former logo used from January 2000 to January 2014.

Former magazines[edit]

The Buzz Magazine

Inspired by the award winning showbiz oriented program is now a showbiz magazine for all showbiz fans, published its last issue on December 31, 2013.

Maxim Philippines

The local version of Maxim men magazine.

Metro Him

A male version of a lifestyle magazine of Metro.

Myx

A music entertainment magazine that supplements ABS-CBN's music channel.

MetroActive
K: The Kris Aquino Magazine

A lifestyle-oriented magazine by TV host-actress Kris Aquino.

Pink

A fashion magazine that focuses in the new fashion trends for the girls of all ages.

Guide

A monthly cable television magazine that provides program listings and schedules. It was one of the first magazines of the publishing company and was made for SkyCable.

Barbie Magazine Philippines

A magazine aimed for girls 4-12 years old, based from Mattel's famous Barbie Doll franchise. Released with their first issue in April 20 2012, this magazine focuses on Barbie's fashions, movies, friends, lifestyle, and many more. It features games, activities, coloring, posters, stickers, paper dolls and more. Barbie Magazine Philippines celebrated their anniversary with their special anniversary issues in May 2013 and 2014, except in 2015. In every issue, the magazine focuses in each seasonal themes and random themes, with a sneak peek of the next issue on the last pages. The columns are "Movie Star Barbie", "I Can Be..." "Life In The Dreamhouse", "Your Pretty Picture", "Happy Birthday" and "Dear Barbie".

The Magazine was ceased in December 2015, without leaving a farewell message to their fans.

Books published[edit]

ABS-CBN @ 50 Anniversary Coffee Book (2003)

A coffee table book about 50 years of ABS-CBN.

The Voice Behind the Arches (2012)

Authored by Tata Sering and edited by An Mercado-Alcantara
It is a book about the life and times of George Yang, the man behind McDonald's Philippines. It was published in partnership with Golden Arches Development Corp. (McDonald's Philippines).

Napakasakit Ate Chacha: Mga Usapang Malikot, Maharot at Makirot (2013)

Authored by DJ Chacha Babes (Czarina Marie Balba) of MOR 101.9 Manila
It is a book about love problems and DJ Chacha's advices to solve these problems.

Star Magic Catalog (2003–present)

It shows photos and information about artists under Star Magic, ABS-CBN's talent management arm.

Dear Alex, Break na kami. Paano?! Love, Catherine (2014)

Authored by Alex Gonzaga
This is the first book of the Dear Alex series. It tackles hardships faced by lovers that lead to break-ups and ways to move on from the situation. It became National Book Store's Best-Selling Book for Philippine Publication for November 2014

Help!!! Ayoko na sa Syota Ko! (2014)

Authored by Ramon Bautista
It tackles the conflicts in relationships. It ranked second place in the National Book Store's Best-Selling Book List for Philippine Publication for November 2014.

Stupid is Forever (2014)

Authored by Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago
It is a collection of jokes, one-liners, pick-up lines and speeches spoken by Santiago in her career as a lawyer, judge and politician.

Besties (2015)

Co-authored by Solenn Heussaff and Georgina Wilson
It is a lifestyle-guide book for modern women on fashion, style, travel, and others.

Dear Alex, We're Dating. Tama o Mali? (2016)

Authored by Alex Gonzaga
This is the second book of the Dear Alex series. It tackles hardships faced by lovers that are "dating" and whether they're doing the right or wrong thing.

President Vice (2016)

Authored by Vice Ganda
It is a collection of punchlines and other humorous write-ups inspired by president Rodrigo Duterte wherein Vice acts as a president.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 30, 2012. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Featured post. "jobsDB.com - Jobs in the Philippines, Job Search & Job Opportunities". Ph.jobsdb.com. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Metro Home & Entertaining Magazine Subscription, 6 Digital Issues | Zinio - The World's Largest Newsstand". Zinio.com. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 

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