NBC cancels Hannibal + more things you might have missed today

The new Fifty Shades book is a hit, MMDA puts EDSA rehab on hold, and more.

 

(SPOT.ph) Busy day, Spotters? We quickly recap 10 things you might have missed while you were off the radar.

 

1. NBC cancels Hannibal

Bad news, Hannibal fans. NBC has cancelled the acclaimed drama after three seasons, reportedly due to high licensing costs and low ratings. The network will still air the show's remaining 10 episodes. Showrunner Bryan Fuller also took to Twitter on Tuesday to assure fans that all options to keep the show on air are "being explored."

 

2. Bayani Agbayani returns to TV

Ten years after his hosting stint on Magandang Tanghali Bayan, Bayani Agbayani has confirmed that he will be joining It's Showtime. He will be hosting the segment called "Funny One," debuting on June 27. "Ito po ang reality search ng male comedian ng ABS-CBN. Kasi naisip ng ABS-CBN na it's about time na magkaroon ng susunod sa yapak nila Dolphy, Panchito at Palito," he explained.

 

3. New Fifty Shades book is a hit

Fans still can't get enough of E.L. James' erotic series. Her latest novel, Grey, has sold over 1.1 million copies in trade, paperback, e-book, and audio editions in just four days. The new book is essentially the first Fifty Shades book, told through Christian Grey's point of view.

 

4. Titanic composer killed in plane crash

Long-time film composer James Horner died Monday in a plane crash near Santa Barbara. The 61-year-old was piloting his small aircraft when it crashed into a remote area. His extensive work includes Braveheart, A Beautiful Mind, TroyApollo 13, and Titanic (where he won two Oscars for original dramatic score and original song). He earned a total of 10 Oscar nominations.

 

 

5. Cheer up with this adorable timelapse video of golden retriever puppies

You know what they say...puppies solve everything. Okay, no one actually says that, but puppies probably could. A YouTube user uploaded a timelapse of two golden retriever puppies running to their dinner over the course of nine months.

 

6. MMDA puts EDSA rehabilitation on hold

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday said that the EDSA rehabilitation project will be put on hold to prioritize the Skyway Stage 3 project. The EDSA rehab involves the entire stretch of the highway, while the Skyway project is an elevated expressway with eight access points at strategic locations. 

 

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7. 11 to 16 cyclones to form near PH this year

The rainy season has officially begun. State weather bureau PAGASA made the announcement on Tuesday, and added that 11 to 16 tropical cyclones are expected to develop or enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility during the latter half of the year.

 

8. De Lima orders new BuCor chief to make Bilibid drug-free

Retired Lieutenant General Ricardo Rainier Cruz III is the new director general of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). His first task? According to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, it's to make the BuCor and the New Bilibid Prison drug-free. Cruz replaced BuCor officer-in-charge Franklin Bucayu.

 

9. 10 Things Only Morning People Would Know

Morning people are a rare breed. They're the folks who don't hate their alarms and have no problem making (and meeting) early doctor's appointments. Here are 10 more things only morning people would know.

 

10. 10 Concealer Hacks You Need to Try

Concealer isn't something that you need all the time, but you can count on it when you need it the most. We show you 10 ways you can get the most out of your concealer.

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