Balitaan (CNN Philippines)
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Balitaan CNN Philippines
Genre News
Live action
Created by Nine Media Corporation
Radio Philippines Network
Developed by CNN Philippines/CNN
Presented by Pinky Webb
Theme music composer Hit Productions, Inc.
Country of origin Philippines
Original Filipino
No. of episodes N/A (airs daily)
Production location(s) CNN Philippines Newscenter, Worldwide Corporate Center, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City Philippines
Running time 30 minutes (with commercials)
Original network CNN Philippines
Picture format NTSC 480i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release April 4, 2016 (2016-04-04) - present
Related shows CNN Philippines Newsroom
CNN Philippines Network News

Balitaan is the flagship Filipino language newscast of CNN Philippines. It premiered on April 4, 2016, and airs on weekdays at 12nn PST. Balitaan took over the timeslot of the noontime and original edition of CNN Philippines Newsroom and is anchored by Pinky Webb.[1]


It is the first ever Filipino language newscast of CNN Philippines, the second locally produced program in Filipino language next to its public service program Serbisyo All Access.

Balitaan is unique among other midday and afternoon newscasts on CNN Philippines, as it is airs on its normal format despite any live rolling coverage (such as Senate hearings or important developing stories) that might pre-empt other newscasts in their respective timeslots. Rolling coverage continues after the newscast in case the former is needed to provide added information.


Substitute Anchors

  • Joyce Ilas (substitute anchor for Webb; also a reporter)
  • Ruth Cabal (substitute anchor for Webb; also a reporter)
  • Cherie Mercado (substitute anchor for Webb)
  • Mai Rodriguez (substitute anchor for Webb)
  • Menchu Antigua-Macapagal (substitute anchor for Webb)


  • Balitang Abroad (World Headlines)
  • Balitang Probinsya (Regional News)
  • Balitang Patok (Features)
  • Balitang Sports (Sports)
  • Balitang Showbiz (Entertainment)


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