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9/16/18

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Hey guys,

Hope you’ve been doing well! 

Glad you’ve been enjoying watching my new spin-off YouTube series titled, “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience.”

I’ve been having a good time connecting with you all on social media and want to thank you for your support with my recent interview with CNN Philippines.

EPISODE 4 starts off with me at the CNN headquarters in the Philippines. I was really humbled to have an opportunity to talk about the 8-episode YouTube series I created and produced called, “Your Time With Thomas.”

CNN Philippines invited me as a guest on their morning live television show to also  discuss the importance of social media and diversity in today’s society.

As soon as the cameras went live, I was ready to go and answered the questions as best as I could. It was very surreal to be in front of the country on live television to share something I worked so hard on to develop.

It was a proud moment for my family and friends and one moment I won’t ever forget.

If you’re interested in watching the full-interview visit this link. (http://cnnphilippines.com/videos/2018/02/06/Fil-Am-host-highlights-diversity-in-Youtube-docu-series.html)

It’s hard to believe but we’re halfway through the season and I can’t wait to show you the next 4 episodes! 

Till next time, please be sure to connect with me on social media @thomasorlina and visit my website thomasorlina.com

Also, please make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel Your Time With Thomas and hit the notification button so you don’t miss anything!

Love,
Thomas

9/2/18

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Hey guys! 

Hope you enjoyed watching EPISODE 3 of my new YouTube series, “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience.” 

Please make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel Your Time With Thomas to get updates on new episodes and watch more content. 

This episode opens with us on the beach in Boracay. 

While we were in Boracay, I wanted to make sure we got to visit the other nearby islands and ride on the boats. 

The boat tour takes you to five islands. It was really fun and exciting! The tour package was about $15 US dollars. It’s affordable and worth it so I highly recommend going while you’re out there. 

Once we boarded the boat, I noticed right away the water was a bit rocky and the waves were getting out of control.

The waves were so bad that the captain actually told us we weren’t going to the first island which was disappointing. The craziest part of the boat ride was one passenger demanded that we go back and started to scream. I’ll let you rewatch the episode and guess which one it was! By the time we reached the second island we were drenched. I thought the boat was going to flip over! 

Luckily the waves started to calm down and we ended up getting to go to the other four islands that day. The package included snorkeling and food as well which was great! 

I love Filipino food! We ate pancit which are noodles and had some other great seafood items! 

The people overall were very friendly and I had a really great time in Boracay! I hope to visit again soon!

The episode concludes with us heading back to the airport for our flight to Manila! 

You’re not going to want to miss what happens next! 

Tune in this coming Sunday to watch EPISODE 4. There’s a lot more episodes to go and I can’t wait to keep showing you around the various parts of the Philippines!

Till next time! 

Love,
Thomas

8/20/18

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Hey everyone! 

So glad you guys have been enjoying my new spin-off series, “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience.” It’s really fun to go down memory lane and watch all of the fun things we did in the Philippines.

The 8-episode series was filmed in order, so make sure to watch the episodes in order to get the full experience of our vacation. 

EPISODE 2 captures my dad and I traveling from Manila to a tropical island called Boracay.

According to The New York Post in 2017, it was named the best island in the world by Conde Nast Travelers. It’s one of those islands I’ve always wanted to visit and let me tell you, it did not disappoint. 

The flight wasn’t that long to get there. We flew on Philippine Airlines and their service was impeccable. They even provided a Filipino pastry and served beverages. I was impressed with their hospitality and the plane we were on was brand new! 

Upon arriving, I had no idea we actually needed to then board a 30 passenger boat to the main island which approximately lasted about 15 minutes. 

We booked our room at Patio Pacific Boracay. The hotel had a huge swimming pool and a fairly big gym. The room and property overall was very clean and I enjoyed the buffet style food assortment. 

It was in a great location too so if you’re looking for a hotel to stay at, I recommend staying there! It’s about a 5 minute walk to the main beach boardwalk. 

As soon as we got to the boardwalk, I was really blow away at how touristy like the place was. People from all nations were walking around and I fell in love with Boracay right then and there! Loud music was playing and everyone was dressed very casual. The vibe was everything! 

The prices for food were ridiculously affordable and the folks at all of the stores and restaurants were very friendly and kind.

The episode also takes place at Gerry’s Grill! The food was delicious! We ordered lumpia which are known as Filipino style egg rolls and other Filipino dishes! Definitely visit that restaurant when you go to Boracay!

The performances with fire were really entertaining and the energy there was nothing I’d experience before on any vacation. 

On the next episode, EPISODE 3 airing on Sunday, August 26 at 8 PM, you’ll get to explore more of Boracay with us as we head on a boat tour around the various islands! 

Don’t miss EPISODE 3! 

The water current was really crazy that day but for purposes of not spoiling the episode, I’ll stop writing here and explain more in my next blog post on what happened. I’m just glad we’re alive to say the least! 

Hope you all have been loving the Philippines so far! I’m proud to be Filipino and hope I’m presenting the places nicely so that one day you will want to come and visit. I can’t wait to go back soon!

Special thanks to my show sponsor Philippine Airlines for sponsoring this project that my team and I worked so hard on and also for believing in my brand.

Book your next flight to Asia and the Philippines by visiting PhilippineAirlines.com.

Also, please subscribe to my YouTube channel under Your Time With Thomas and tell your family and friends about my new spin-off series! 

There’s 8-episodes total, so we’re just getting started!

As I mentioned previously in my last blog post, the island is currently closed but news outlets are reporting that Boracay will be reopening very soon! Read all about the exciting news on Google! 

Till next time, follow me everywhere online @thomasorlina!

Love,
Thomas

8/5/18

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Hi everyone,

Thanks so much for all the support on EPISODE 1 of my brand new spin-off series, “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience” titled “Destination Philippines.”

Each of the 8-episodes is going to have a different vibe to it and highlight different parts of my experience while traveling in the Philippines. 

The show is shot completely in order so you’ll be able to feel like you’re with me the whole time. 

In the premiere episode, I really wanted to capture our arrival to the airport so that you could feel part of the journey with my dad from the very start. 

The TSA line at LAX International Airport went really well for us so that was a relief. 

We flew on Asiana Airlines and the people on the plane were pleasant. They gave complimentary wine and we had several meals during the duration of the flight.

We actually had a layover in South Korea during the time the Winter Olympics was going on but I decide for purposes of giving this show a very Philippines driven concept not to film there. It was however shown on my Instagram story and Snapchat posts.

Once we arrived to the Philippines, I pretty much mentally prepared myself for blazing hot weather but to my surprise, it wasn’t as bad as I expected. I’m use to hot temperatures especially being someone who loves Las Vegas so going to the Philippines in February is ideal if you don’t want to deal with major heat. It’s been known that the months of May and June often produce the worst conditions there, so I recommend avoiding traveling to the country those months.

Once my dad and I got into my relatives car, we were driving around the city and it hit me looking around the atmosphere that we were officially in the Philippines for the next 14 days.

The atmosphere was really mind blowing especially not having been there before. We spent the day walking around the various neighborhoods and I ended up treating myself to a massage for $5 for 1 hour. Yes, you read that correctly. It was wild to know how inexpensive things were there.

After that we went to go exchange our American money and had a wonderful bonding experience throughout our first day with our relatives. That night we slept really early because we had to go back to the airport to fly to the next destination in the Philippines on our itinerary. 

The episode concludes with me getting on a tricycle which cost 50 cents to ride. That’s a common transportation for people in Manila and across the Philippines. I loved riding on it.

Next Sunday, August 12 at 8 PM make sure to watch EPISODE 2 where I take you on an adventure on a tropical island called Boracay! 

If you love tropical islands, you won’t want to miss the brand new episode.

As I mentioned, this spin-off series will be bi-weekly so you guys have time to watch the episode first and also have a bi-weekly routine visit to my website thomasorlina.com for the full blog recap! 

It’s great for me to have all these blogs written down to share my experience more in depth with you.

Make sure to please follow me everywhere online @thomasorlina and subscribe to my YouTube channel Your Time With Thomas.

Special thanks to The Advocate Magazine for writing up a brand new article about me and all my efforts in building this brand for their August 2018 issue. Make sure to read it on Google news or the Advocate.com.

Till next time, 

Love,
Thomas

7/28/18

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Hi everyone, 

Hope you have been doing well!

I’ve been reading a lot of messages from people in different parts of the world that have expressed their excitement on the premiere of my new YouTube spin-off series, “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience.” I can’t believe we’re one day away! 

Just to give you an idea of what to expect, the series itself is 8-episodes and are all under about 5 mins each. 

It’s a travel like series that takes you on a journey of a lifetime to the Philippines. 

I think you are really going to enjoy the new shorter format of the show and also be interested in the places we visit.

We started filming this show in February and packaged it just in time for a spring/summer release. 

Thanks to my followers who helped me pick all of the song choices. I enjoy using social media to ask and get opinions on my various projects. It’s a great focus group! 

The day of my trip I had no idea what to expect. I do recall leaving the studio and being really excited to have an opportunity to explore a new country. 

Episode one shows us arriving to the airport and also captures our journey inside the Asiana aircraft as we headed to Manila, a major city in the Philippines.

Once we arrived, I was really happy to see my family members at the airport who live there. We stayed with them for a few nights and from then on went everywhere we could in the Philippines.

We flew on 4 different airplanes while being there and did a lot of sightseeing. 

When you follow the series, you’ll really get to see all of the amazing things the Philippines has to offer.

The first episode airs Sunday, July 29th at 8 PM PST on my YouTube channel and will be airing bi-weekly. 

The weeks the episodes will not be airing, I’ll be putting up a new blog and sharing my thoughts on thomasorlina.com.

Please make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel and press the bell notification so you don’t miss a thing! 

Thanks to Manila Up! TV Entertainment for bringing my original vision for this spin-off to life for television viewers in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. This collaboration allowed me to connect with amazing directors, producers, writers, journalists and activists!

It also allowed me to be on the cover of their magazine and most importantly gave me a chance to connect with the Filipino community, a community I’m very proud to be a part of. 

Now that the show has been seen by television viewers, I’m thrilled to share the show with the millions of subscribers on a global platform like YouTube.com! 

It’s the home of my original 8-episode show, “Your Time With Thomas.”

That’s all for now but feel free to connect with me everywhere on social media @thomasorlina.

Talk to you soon!

Love,
Thomas

7/18/18

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Hey everyone! 

I'm so excited to have launched the new promo ad video for my upcoming YouTube spin-off series, "Your Time With Thomas: The Experience." If you haven't watched it yet, visit my Instagram page @thomasorlina or visit the Your Time With Thomas Facebook page! 

My team and I put a lot of work into it and I'm really thankful for all of your messages and supportive comments. 

I received a lot of support with the release of my original season one YouTube series, "Your Time With Thomas" that I know you're going to really enjoy the spin-off. 

Currently the show has been seen by over 30,000 people around the world. It's quite rewarding to see all of the hard work we've done pay off. Please share the episodes with your friends and family! 

As the creator and executive producer of the show, I designed and produced each episode to provide meaningful content and important takeaways. It was also made to visually look timeless so as the years go on, each of the episodes will still feel very current and fresh. 

I've always enjoyed being in front of the camera since I was 5 years old, so being able to have my own brand of shows is something I'm really proud of. 

As I promised previously, I'll be using this blog on thomasorlina.com quite frequently so you can follow along the new spin-off series! 

This spin-off show was a collaboration with Filipino television company Manila Up! TV Entertainment. 

To give you and idea of what to expect of the spin-off series, it's a documented trip of my experiences in the Philippines that I'm experiencing for the very first time. I take you on adventures, sightseeing and much more! I also take you behind the scenes of my live TV interview with CNN where I was interviewed to talk about the various content I've created and discuss the importance of highlighting diversity in entertainment. 

Everything you'll see was captured in real time. It's a total of 8-episodes that are all under 5 mins. 

This trip was shot entirely in order so if you're overdue for a thrilling vacation, consider this the perfect show to follow along. 

I'm a proud US born Filipino American so this spin-off series really means a lot. 

I can tell you this trip was life changing. Being around all the people and soaking in the culture gave me a new outlook on life and has really humbled me. 

Some exciting news! This Sunday, July 22, I'll be starting a 7 day countdown in honor of the premiere on Sunday, July 29 at 8 PM PST. 

There's 7 different visuals that are all part of the new series so I can't wait to share them with you. 

If you haven't subscribed to my YouTube channel, please do so by searching Your Time With Thomas and make sure to press the notification button so you don't miss anything. 

I'll be back to chat more with you but until then, connect with me everywhere online @thomasorlina! 

Thank you for all the love and support! 

Love, 

Thomas 

7/7/18

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Hello everyone!

I hope you all have been doing well! It’s been a minute since I’ve been back blogging on thomasorlina.com but I’ve received a lot of messages over the last several weeks asking me to return, so here I am!

It’s extremely fitting for me to make my comeback on this blog on the one year anniversary of my original YouTube 8-episode show, “Your Time With Thomas.”

This show for the record was inspired by five reality television shows. MTV’s “The Real World,” “The Simple Life,” MTV’s “The Hills," Keeping Up With The Kardashians" and Bravo's "The Real Housewives" franchise.

I can’t believe it’s been 365 days since I released the premiere episode of my show. Seems like only yesterday I was sitting in my room producing all of these ideas and filming with my team around Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

For those of you who have been following my journey, then you know my team and I have come very far and are continuing our quest to take the show to the next level. We’ve gotten a lot of great feedback and I’ve met a lot of powerful people in the entertainment industry who love the show!

Each of the 8-episodes I created were so meaningful and over the course of the last year, I’ve received countless messages from followers and fans around the world letting me know how much they enjoy watching YTWT!

Just to catch you up, in the last 6 months, “Your Time With Thomas” has been featured in multiple magazines, been featured on a live TV interview for NBC, magazine covers, newspapers articles, online articles, aired on television in Houston, Texas for an 8-week run in November 2017, made it to number 9 on the top national stories on MSN.com and this year became an international news story on CNN in the Philippines where I was interviewed on live television.

All of this wouldn’t have been possible without the viewers who are so dedicated to the show and continue to support my journey! It’s your encouragement and belief that I can do this that really keeps me going!

If you want to see fans from the show, be sure to check out my fan show, “Your Time With Thomas: The Shuffle,” that can be found on my YouTube channel.

During the Christmas 2017 holiday, I was approached by the president of a popular Filipino entertainment company titled Manila Up! TV Entertainment to join their new venture into television.

It was really fitting that they contacted me because I was already inspired to make something new. I wanted to create something fresh for my viewers. Rather than jumping into doing a season two right away after season one, I wanted to follow in the footsteps of reality tv and take this time to create a “spin-off” show in between seasons. To make that decision, I created a poll on Instagram story and the majority of my followers wanted to see a spin-off show first before I released a season two, so that’s what I ended up producing.

Once I had my idea together, I signed a deal with Manila Up! TV Entertainment and began our collaboration.

On April 1, 2018, the spin-off show of “Your Time With Thomas” titled “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience,” made its television debut!

The spin-off show that I launched with Manila Up! TV Entertainment on television aired in local markets like KXLA (Los Angeles), ACTV (Las Vegas) and the ACTV-05 the app globally alongside some highly respected talent that I admire.

My segment received a lot of public attention especially with global news outlet, INQUIRER, who wrote an article about the success of it. The article is titled “Fil-Am YouTube star Thomas Orlina creating own brand” and can be found on Google news.

Now that you’re all caught up!

I’m so excited to announce that on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 8 PM PST, I will be airing those same 8-episodes on my YouTube channel, providing you with brand new content for the summer.

Expect a different show than my original show, “Your Time With Thomas.” If you’re looking for quicker content to look at, then this is for you!

My new spin-off show, “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience,” is 8-episodes and about 4 mins in length.

This season you’ll be treated to my very first time visiting the Philippines with my dad. It was such a personal trip that I’m so happy I get to share it with my followers and fans on the internet.

The show takes you on an exotic and breathtaking adventure. We go zip-lining, island hopping and I take you behind the scenes of my live TV interview with global news brand, CNN!

I’ll be posting more frequently on my blog, so let me know what you’d like to hear from me.

We have so much in store for you this summer and some surprises for the remaining of 2018!

The new commercial ad we produced for my new spin-off show “Your Time With Thomas: The Experience” airing on my YouTube channel on July 29, 2018 at 8 PM PST drops next Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 8 PM PST!

Happy summer everyone, you’ll be hearing from me every week the show airs on my YouTube Channel!

If you aren’t a subscriber, please do so now and make sure to turn on the bell notification so you don’t miss out!

Till next time, find me all over social media by looking up @thomasorlina!

Sending you love and light,

Thomas

10/29/17

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Hey guys! 

Hope you're having a great Halloween weekend! So excited to share with you the last episode of THE SHUFFLE! 

I've had such a great time interacting with you week in and week out! This week I asked you guys what you want to see from me next? Also, I mentioned I'll be picking 10 people to hang with so make sure to check your DM's! 

I loved your responses and really going to take them into consideration for my future endeavors! It's such a bittersweet moment to know this is the last episode of THE SHUFFLE this season but it's also the beginning of me starting my next career venture! 

Truly when I started I had the highest hopes for my YouTube series but had no idea the show would be featured on NBC NEWS and be featured in multiple publications written by journalist I respect and have been a fan of for years! 

This has been such an amazing journey and for everyone who participated in my series and THE SHUFFLE I'd just like to say thank you from the bottom of my heart! My family have been so supportive and I'm so grateful to them! 

Stay connected to me everywhere on social media @thomasorlina and also make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel with Your Time With Thomas for brand new updates coming very soon! 

Till next time! 

Love you, 

Thomas 

Xo 

10/21/17

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Hey everyone,

Hope you all enjoyed the Season 1 finale of my show! I can't believe how fast time flew and I can't tell you how much I appreciate all your love and support over the past 4 months with this dream of mine!

I had this goal of creating my own show ever since I was a little kid and I finally did it! I spent night and day writing out each concept, writing out what topics I felt were fun and relevent to dive into and I received so much positive feedback!

This episode as you can imagine was so much fun to film! I got my friends with me to Vegas and we had the best time! I truly feel like Vegas is my favorite city! There's so much to do and I guarantee you will have a great time!

So much has gone on in the past four months! I've been receiving a lot of press and we have been featured on television and in print! This is just the beginning of a new chapter and there are so many more fun and exciting things I have planned so make sure you're subscribed to my channel and following me everywhere online @thomasorlina!

Thank you from the bottom of my heart! I couldn't have done this without my family, friends, and all of you around the world who watched! Till next time! Xo

Just a reminder THE SHUFFLE airs Friday so stay tuned for new details on what the topic is!

(Also, I know Vegas has been through a very tough time so if you'd like to donate, please do so here: https://www.gofundme.com/dr2ks2-las-vegas-victims-fund)

#VegasStrong

Thomas

Xo

10/14/17

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Hey guys! 

Another great episode of THE SHUFFLE! I really enjoyed watching all of your selfie videos on how you stay fit! In EPISODE 7, I really opened up and shared my workout tips so I thought it would be fun for you guys to share yours. 

I think anyone who watches this episode of THE SHUFFLE is really going to learn something new and hopefully your routines help them! 

It's really hard to believe this but we only have ONE more episode of THE SHUFFLE left and the season finale of Season 1 of my series YOUR TIME WITH THOMAS airs this coming FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th! 

When the series first aired on July 7, 2017, I felt like it was going to take a while for these days to come and here we are, days away! 

I want to continue to thank everyone who has been supportive of my journey and not to worry because I have some exciting new content coming! :) 

Hope you're having a great weekend! I'm currently in Las Vegas with my family and meeting a few of my local friends! I consider Vegas my second home! 

Remember again, don't miss the Season 1 finale airing this Friday when I head to Las Vegas with my crew and make a very exciting announcement! 

Love, 

Thomas 

Xo 

#VegasStrong 

10/7/17

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Hey everyone,

It's hard to believe this is the last episode before the Season 1 finale! This journey has been incredible and the amount of support from you all has made it even that much more special.

In EPISODE 7, I really wanted to talk about wellness, working out and the importance of taking care of our bodies.

ECHO PARK is such a beautiful place to go. I really recommend going and it's only $10.00 per person. I would recommend it for going on a date or just zoning out with your friends.

The gym is not my happy place but like I said we all need to go in there to stay healthy. It's important to make sure you are watching your diets as much as you are working out. It truly defeats the purpose if your diet is bad.

Tennis and Runyon are also two places I knew I wanted to film for the series. I spent a lot of time writing out each episode. This one in particular. I really enjoyed hanging out with my friends in this episode.

Looking ahead to the Season 1 finale, I will be heading out of town and also sharing some big news that's happening to me! You won't want to miss how this season ends!

This FRIDAY my segment THE SHUFFLE returns so keep an eye out on my IG/SNAP stories to find out what topic we're discussing!

Please make sure to like, comment and subscribe to my channel for more new content!

Have a great weekend!

Thomas

Xo

9/30/17

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Happy Saturday!

Hope you all are having a great weekend so far! I get so excited doing THE SHUFFLE because I love interacting with my audience. This week's topic was, "what's your dream job?" I asked that question because in EPISODE 6 I talk a lot about my career and was curious as to see what you guys want to do and what your interest are.

This journey with Your Time With Thomas has been really exciting! I've been featured in new publications and it's all thanks to everyone who has believed in me and the show.

We have more episodes coming up so you definitely want to make sure you're turned in.

Don't forget, if you want to win the merch t-shirt, please make sure you're subscribed to my channel, liked & commented on EPISODE 6!

This coming FRIDAY in EPISODE 7, I take you to my favorite hiking trail and also play some tennis! Get your fit face on!

See you FRIDAY 10AM PST for a brand new episode!

Thank you for all your love and support,

Thomas

Xo

9/24/17

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Hey everyone! 

Can't believe we're already at EPISODE 6! This series has been flying by but I've had so much fun along the way. 

I've been asked often how did I end up getting to work in the entertainment industry so I knew when producing this series I was going to find a place to really discuss my journey and share my secrets! 

I hope that this episode has really helped people get a better understanding of what you need to do to really get your foot in the door. 

Just always remember to have a great attitude and you will definitely make it! 

Looking ahead this Friday I'm doing another episode of THE SHUFFLE! I've gotten submissions already but if you'd like to participate, please let me know. 

It's a great way for us to get to know each other! 

I hope you all have enjoyed watching the episodes and I'd love to hear your feedback! Please make sure you are SUBSCRIBED to my channel Your Time With Thomas and that you are following me everywhere on social media @thomasorlina! 

Thanks again for your continued support on my YouTube channel! We just hit over 17,000+ views and over 400+ subscribers!! 

Thomas 

Xoxo 

9/17/17

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Hey everyone! 

Happy Sunday! Hope you are having a great one. I had so much fun doing THE SHUFFLE this week and hearing about where you're from and about your culture. 

The great thing about THE SHUFFLE is seeing how diverse my audience is. From Jamaica to Hong Kong, I can't thank you enough for supporting the show and watching every week. 

The merch this week is super cool. It's an iPhone case and I'd love to give it out to anyone who's subscribed to my channel and liked/commented on EPISODE 5. 

I'm super proud of my Filipino culture and so happy all of you are proud of cultures. 

Looking ahead, I often get asked how I got in the entertainment business and on this week's EPISODE 6 I open up about my experience and give you my top 3 tips on how to successfully get there! 

Make sure you are all subscribed to my channel. It is crucial that you are! 

Thank you again for all your support on my journey with Your Time With Thomas! See you guys FRIDAY 10AM PST. 

Thomas 

9/9/17

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Hey guys,

This episode is so special to me. When I was producing the series I definitely knew I wanted family to be right in the center of it all.

They mean so much to me and I'm so happy viewers were introduced to the Filipino culture and to my 2 year old niece Annalynn. She has brought so much joy to my family. I love her so much!

I'm also happy you all were introduced to a charity that does amazing things for other people. Project Angel Food is the best place to volunteer. Thank you to them for allowing my crew to come in for the day and film my show. We had an incredible time!

Looking ahead to this coming Friday, we are releasing a brand new episode of THE SHUFFLE. I look forward to hearing from you guys every week. Be sure to follow my Snapchat and Instagram story to find out what selfie videos I want from you.

Just a reminder to please make sure you have hit "SUBSCRIBE" on the YouTube page. It's super important that not only do you watch the episodes but that you are subscribed to my YouTube Channel.

Here's the link to do it know: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCBZLkuMI-uEZL_khP-2fOWw

Thank you all for the love and support!

Love you all,

Thomas

 

9/2/17

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Hey everyone!

I can't believe we're already in the middle of season 1! I hope you all enjoyed the mid season review.

Looking back on how far the show has come, I can't thank you enough for all your support with each episode and also with THE SHUFFLE!

Doing EPISODE 1 I just kind of had a vision for how I wanted to introduce myself to everyone and I think we captured it well.

EPISODE 2 I definitely wanted people to know about my struggles coming out. I'm hoping that this episode really continues to touch people years down the line.

EPISODE 3 was such a fun experience not only doing the slide for the first time 1,000 feet in the air but documenting the whole thing for my show. I really have brought back a lot of adventure in my life.

EPISODE 4 was really special because I am a hopeless romantic and I think that episode showed that. I also think it was time for people to talk about the pluses and minuses of dating online. Myles did an excellent job of filming this episode and by the way, who doesn't love the beach?

For future episodes this season you see me giving back to the community, spending time with my family and even going to Las Vegas.

Call to action: I really need your help. Please if you haven't yet subscribed, go on YouTube.com now and SUBSCRIBE to my channel. (Your Time With Thomas) Your support is truly appreciated.

Hope you guys are surviving the heat if you're in LA and my heart and prayers go out to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey!

Just a reminder, next week EPISODE 5 comes out and I promise you won't want to miss my adorable niece making her debut!

See you FRIDAY 10 AM PST!

Love,

Thomas

8/26/17

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Hey guys!

Another great time doing THE SHUFFLE! I really opened up about my dating life in EPISODE 4 and hearing your ideas of a perfect date have given me some new ideas! I literally would use all your suggestions!

It's so important we stay interactive on the show. I love when I get to hear from all of you. Jesse, I totally agree the next person we date needs to have their life together! Shirley, I definitely would wanna go to a Laker game on a date! That's such a good date idea.

Thank you to everyone who sent their selfie videos! Stay in touch with me throughout the week so we can stay up to date with each other.

We have a lot more to come on Season 1 so you definitely want to subscribe to my YouTube channel for updates.

You can follow me @thomasorlina on all social media platforms!

Till next time! See you guys!

Thomas

xo

8/19/17

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Hi everyone, 

I hope you all enjoyed watching EPISODE 4! When I was producing this series, I knew I wanted to take viewers to Santa Monica. I highly recommend visiting the pier. The rides are affordable and the view on the top of the Ferris Wheel is really great. 

I touched on several topics that included social media, dating, and work. 

Using social media is the best way for me to communicate with everyone especially now with my YouTube series. If you follow my Snap & IG story daily, you know I truly love sharing my day to day with everyone. 

I really enjoy chatting with fans of the series from all around the world so that's why I have my segment THE SHUFFLE which will air again this FRIDAY. I give out free merchandise so check it out! 

THE SHUFFLE is a segment where I get to hear from you guys so make sure to watch my Snap & IG story to hear what you can submit selfie videos for this week. 

Dandi and I had the best day at the beach during the filming of this episode, I truly can't thank her enough for being a part of my show. 

In EPISODE 5, I talk to you about my family, Filipino culture and so much more, you will definitely not want to miss this one and YES this is the episode with my niece Annalynn!! Can't wait to show her this episode when she gets older! 

Have a lovely weekend! 

Thanks again for supporting my dream and watching the show! 

Love, 

Thomas 

8/12/17

Hey guys!

So excited to do another YOUR TIME WITH THOMAS: THE SHUFFLE (3)! I love doing this segment and interacting with people who are fans of my YouTube show!

Last week on EPISODE 3 I was really terrified going down this glass slide in Downtown Los Angeles, so I thought it would be a great idea to ask you all what's the scariest thing you've done in your lives?

Skydiving looks like a lot of fun but not sure I would ever do it! I loved hearing all of your responses and want to personally thank you for submitting all your selfie videos!

EPISODE 4 I head down to the beach for some fun in the sun and talk about dating life!

This EPISODE is going to be great especially if you love the beach!

Make sure to tune in next FRIDAY 10AM PST to watch it!

Thank you again to every single one of you who are watching YOUR TIME WITH THOMAS!

I've put everything I have in this series and I'm glad you are all enjoying it.

Thank you all for being part of this journey with me!

Till next time!

Xo

Thomas

8/5/17

Hello everybody!

Hope you are having a great weekend! I'm so excited you all have gotten to watch EPISODE 3! We had such a blast filming in Downtown! 

It was really important for me to face my fear of this glass slide so I'm happy to say I did it! 

Since Malia was in Hawaii, I still wanted her to be part of YTWT so I'm glad we figured out the FaceTime situation. 

I was really blown away at how beautiful OUE SKYSPACE LA is! The staff was amazing and I look forward to going back. 

I've received so much positive feedback about EPISODE 3 especially the part where I give friendship tips! I value my friends a lot so these are my particular guidelines for what I think makes an excellent friend. 

Also, I'm so glad I got to talk about my idol, Maria Menounos and my friends at AfterBuzz TV! 

Make sure you're subscribed, liked and commented on EPISODE 3 to win merch on the next YOUR TIME WITH THOMAS: THE SHUFFLE (3) airing next FRIDAY! 

I spent a lot of time writing out all the concepts for each EPISODE of my YouTube show, it feels rewarding! You all have sent me so much love and support! 

Stay tuned for more to come! :) 

Talk to you soon! 

Xo 

Thomas