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Type Broadcast television network
Branding GMA News TV
Country Philippines
Slogan The Philippines' No. 1 News Channel
TV stations List of GMA News TV stations
Headquarters 22/F Strata 2000 Building, Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
GMA Network Center, EDSA cor. Timog Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Broadcast area
Owner GMA Network Inc.
(Citynet Network Marketing and Productions Inc.)
ZOE Broadcasting Network, Inc.
Key people
Eddie Villanueva (Chairman, ZOE-TV)
Atty. Felipe L. Gozon (Chairman and CEO, GMA Network Inc.)
Gigi Santiago-Lara (AVP for Alternative Programming, GMA Network Inc.)
Joseph Francis (First Vice President and Head of International Operations, GMA International)
Launch date
February 28, 2011; 7 years ago (2011-02-28) (terrestrial)
July 1, 2011; 7 years ago (2011-07-01) (international)
Former names
Q (2005-2011)
Picture format
NTSC 480i (SDTV)
Sister channels
GMA Network
Official website
GMA News TV Main Page
Language Filipino (main)
English (secondary)
GMA News TV International
Launched July 1, 2011
Network GMA Network
Owned by GMA International
GMA Worldwide Inc.
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Slogan Oras-oras, Alam ko!
The Philippines' No. 1 News Channel
Kabalitaang Tapat at Maaasahan
Country Philippines
Language Filipino, English
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters GMA Network Center
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Brgy. South Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101, Philippines
Sister channel(s) GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV

GMA News TV (GNTV) (visually rendered in its logo in all capital letters) is a commercial broadcast television network in the Philippines. Owned and operated by GMA Network Inc. and ZOE Broadcasting Network Inc. (ZOE TV) of Jesus Is Lord Church leader Eddie Villanueva. GNTV is provided by GMA's subsidiary Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc., which in turn has an airtime agreement as the main content provider of ZOE TV since 2005. In Metro Manila. The network debuted on February 28, 2011 as a replacement for its previously national television network "Q"-- such as terrestrially through DZOE-TV channel 11, the frenqucy once used by the previously carried Q. Its studios are located at the 22/F Strata 2000 Building, Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City and GMA Network Center, EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City with transmitter located at GMA Tower of Power, Tandang Sora, Barangay Culiat, Quezon City.


GMA News TV was created as a replacement for "Q", a network which primarily featured imported dramas and lifestyle-oriented programming aimed towards women. GMA News TV was unveiled on February 7, 2011, and Q was discontinued on February 20, 2011 in preparation for the launch of the new service, which occurred on February 28, 2011.[1][2][3][4]


Most of GMA News TV's programming consists of news, public affairs and sports programming produced by GMA News and Public Affairs including entertainment, lifestyle, cooking shows, talk shows, infotainment, local and foreign drama, comedy and reality series, travel, foreign animated series, infomercials and local and foreign movie blocks and additional programming produced by GMA Entertainment TV carried over from Q.

As part of its agreement to operate DZOE-TV as a carrier of GMA News TV (dating back to the establishment of Q), it also airs religious programming produced by ZOE during off-peak hours.


Later in 2011, GMA would also launch a 24-hour international feed of GMA News TV, as a compliment to its two other international channels (GMA Pinoy TV and GMA Life TV). It began to be offered as a preview channel in Australia on FetchTV, IPS/AccessTV in Japan, GUdTV in Guam and on OSN, with an official launch planned for the third quarter of 2011.[5][6][7][8]

GMA News TV International was officially launched on UBI World TV on December 1, 2011.[9] In May 2012, Canadian IPTV provider MTS TV added GMA News TV International, becoming its first Canadian carrier. In November 2012, Optik TV added the channel to their lineup. Additionally, GMA News TV international is now also available in Singtel TV Pay TV Customers in Singapore Channel 690 in SD, on ABNXcess Pay TV Customers in Malaysia Channel 731 in SD and also on Astro

Unlike its domestic counterpart, programs on GMA News TV International are air tape-delayed, except for selected special events such as live coverage of Day 1 of Eleksyon 2013.

In Hong Kong, GMA News TV International Launch in Now TV On June 2, 2015.


Further information: List of GMA News TV stations

GMA News TV can be seen via regular free-to-air television on Channel 11 in Metro Manila area, and Channel 27 in Cebu and Davao. Aside from GNTV's main free-to-air analog signal, GMA News TV can also be seen on a must carry basis on all cable and satellite TV providers nationwide. This channel is also included as a digital subchannel which can be seen on 07.02 (LCN; Channel 27 Physical frequency) of GMA Network's ISDB-T DTTV broadcast available in Manila, Channel 38 Physical frequency in Baguio, Channel 26 Physical frequency in Cebu, and Channel 37 Physical frequency in Davao, using digital set-top boxes.

See also


  1. ^ PEP Entertainment Guide/Television
  2. ^ GMA News Online, Business Top Stories
  3. ^ GMA News TV goes on air retrieved via 02-28-2011
  4. ^ GMA News TV Station ID 2011 retrieved via via gmatv user 09-10-2012
  5. ^ "GMA Network launches third international channel". GMA News Online. 
  6. ^ "". 
  7. ^ "". 
  8. ^ "EARNINGS: GMA Network posts 18% growth in Q1 revenues". GMA News Online. Archived from the original on 2011-08-22. 
  9. ^ "GMA News TV International: to be launched in Australia Oct. 1". GMA News Online. 

External links

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