Christmas Station ID Review: GMA Network Imparts the True Essence of Christmas

The Philippines has the longest holiday season in the world. As early as the first day of September, Christmas tunes start to dominate radio airwaves and malls, and children start rounding up houses and streets doing carolings. Bibingka and puto bungbong become best-sellers, and children selling ampaos roam the sidewalks and streets. Giant Christmas trees and similar christmas-themed parks start get lit up. While these traditions strongly represent holiday symbols, Christmas is never really around the corner until the two giant TV Networks –ABS-CBN and …

Read More

Christmas Station ID Review: ABS-CBN Stars Pay Tribute to the Filipino Family

The Philippines has the longest holiday season in the world. As early as the first day of September, Christmas tunes start to dominate radio airwaves and malls, and children start rounding up houses and streets doing carolings. Bibingka and puto bungbong become best-sellers, and children selling ampaos roam the sidewalks and streets. Giant Christmas trees and similar christmas-themed parks start get lit up. While these traditions strongly represent holiday symbols, Christmas is never really around the corner until the two giant TV Networks –ABS-CBN and …

Read More

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte signs franchise renewal of MBC and 2 other broadcasting companies

President Duterte granted 25 years franchise renewal to MBC. President Duterte signs the law renewing franchise of MBC and 2 other broadcast companies. President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the franchise renewal of Manila Broadcasting Co. (MBC). In a document released by Malacañang, Thursday, November 15, Duterte signed the law on October 30, 2018 granting the franchise renewal of MCB, one of the oldest and largest broadcasting companies in the country. Owned by the Elizalde’s, MBC through R.A 11109 was granted another 25 years of franchise …

Read More

BATTLE OF STATION IDs: ABS-CBN and GMA Network will air Christmas Station IDs at the same time

ABS-CBN’s “Family is Love” Xmas Station ID will air on Sunday, November 18. GMA Network’s 2018 Xmas Station ID will also air on November 18. ABS-CBN’s station ID will feature 400 kapamilya stars while GMA Network will feature more that 800 of its stars and employees. It’s the start of the Christmas Season, but the network war will be on its highest temperature as rival networks ABS-CBN and GMA Network are set to air their respective Christmas Station IDs all at the same time. ABS-CBN …

Read More

DILG Secretary wants to change the plot of “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano”

DILG Secretary Año suggested to change the plot of ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano’. PNP has raised alarm over the portrayal of cops in the country in the longest action-drama series on ABS-CBN . Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año wanted to change the plot of ABS-CBN’s action-drama series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano. The show’s lead actor and director Coco Martin also shared his side on the controversy. Coco took to Instagram to post his statement that read ‘Pasensya na po!’ and it accompanied by …

Read More

RAWR Awards bare its official winners for the Year 2018

RAWR Awards bare its official winners for the Year 2018 LionhearTV’s RAWR Awards honor and recognize the Best and the Brightest in the Philippine Entertianment industry every year It was a night of Philippine fiesta-themed for the awards night of the annual RAWR Awards 2018 and was held last November 14 at Le Rêve Pool and Events Place in Quezon City. From its last year’s list of awards of 25, the awards this year has grown to 30 including special citations. Both the TNT Boys …

Read More

ABS-CBN tops Kantar Media; GMA Network dominates NUTAM

Rival networks both claim TV ratings lead in October. GMA Network proclaimed number one by NUTAM. ABS-CBN took the crown, according to Kantar Media. ABS-CBN and GMA Network are both claiming to have TV ratings lead for October 2018. The results came from the two TV ratings survey company, NUTAM and Kantar Media. Kantar Media. ABS-CBN is still the #1 TV network in the Philippines, according to Kantar Media. The ratings service provider recorded the media network to beat its rival, GMA Network, by a …

Read More

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte revives ‘threat’ versus ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal

President Duterte slammed ABS-CBN anew. ABS-CBN franchise renewal is being pushed by the President to be blocked. The said franchise renewal is set sometime in March 2020. President Rodrigo Duterte has revived his threat against ABS-CBN and its franchise renewal. It seemed that the President’s beef against media giant ABS-CBN is not yet over as he threatened to block again the media network’s franchise renewal. In a speech in Malay, Aklan, President Duterte again slammed ABS-CBN and its chairman emeritus Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III for …

Read More

ABS-CBN remains as the most-watched network in October 2018

ABS-CBN is still the #1 TV network in the Philippines according to Kantar Media ABS-CBN continues to beat GMA Network by a wide margin according to data from Kantar Media for the whole month of October 2018 Kantar Media supplies data coming from Urban and Rural areas while NUTAM (counterpart on GMA Network) only get ratings from selected Urban ares in the Philippines More viewers nationwide turned to ABS-CBN for value-laden and relevant news stories as it scored an average audience share of 44%, or …

Read More

GMA Network claims nationwide TV ratings lead in October 2018

GMA Network maintained its lead according to their ratings provider, NUTAM. “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho” emerged as the most-watched TV program in October 2018. GMA Network kept its strong nationwide ratings compared with those of rival ABS-CBN based on the latest data from Nielsen TV Audience Measurement (NUTAM) for the month of October 2018. Airing on Channel 7 on free TV, GMA Network registered an average of 41.1% total day people audience share in the National Urban Television Audience Measurement (NUTAM) for the full month …

Read More