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Iloilo City
Branding GMA TV-6 Iloilo
Slogan Kapuso sang Ilonggo
Channels Analog: 6 (VHF)
Translators DYGM-TV 13 Bacolod
DYAQ-TV 30 Metro Bacolod
DYSL-TV 10 Sipalay, Negros Occ.
DYBB-TV 2 Kalibo
DYAM-TV 5 Roxas
Affiliations GMA Network
Owner GMA Network and Asian-Pacific Broadcasting Company
Founded 1967
Sister station(s) DYMK-TV (GMA News TV)
Former affiliations Associated Broadcasting Company (1967-1972)
Transmitter power 30.000 watts
Website GMANetwork.com

DYXX-TV, channel 6, is a television station of Philippine television network GMA Network in Iloilo City. The station is owned by Asian-Pacific Broadcasting Company under the operations of GMA Network. Its studios are located at the GMA Compound, Phase 5, Alta Tierra Vill., MacArthur Drive, Jaro, Iloilo City. Its transmitters are located at Jordan, Guimaras with the power of 30,000 watts and with effective radiating power of 72,000 watts. It covers the entire Western Visayas (Region 6) and parts of Negros Oriental and Cebu.

GMA 6 Iloilo on Cable[edit]

Cable/Satellite Provider Ch. # Coverage
Cable Star Iloilo 6 & 11 Iloilo City, Oton, Iloilo and Santa Barbara, Iloilo
Octagon Cable 7 Guimbal, Iloilo and Tigbauan, Iloilo
Sky Cable Iloilo 7 Iloilo City
Cable Star Estancia 6 Iloilo City
Buenavista Cable 6 & 11 San Jose, Antique
SkyCable Bacolod 18 Bacolod City (GMA 13 Bacolod)
Kalibo Cable 6 Kalibo, Aklan
Southern Cable Iloilo 6 Miagao, Iloilo

Red: Home location of GMA Iloilo
Light red and red: Market audience of GMA Iloilo
Violet: Areas that may receive signals from GMA Iloilo

DYXX-TV 6 History[edit]

  • 1967 - DYXX-TV Channel 6 was launched by ABC-5 (now TV5) until Marcos declared Martial Law in 1972.
  • 1974 - DYXX-TV Channel 6 became an affiliate station of GMA 7 under APBC.
  • February 1987 - first local newscast "Banat" as a local version of "GMA Balita" of the national GMA 7.
  • January 1988 - first live coverage of Dinagyang Festival in Freedom Grandstand, Iloilo City.
  • December 1998 - GMA Channel 6 increased its transmitting power to 10,000 watts.
  • July 1999 - upgraded studio facilities & equipment and increase power to 30,000 watts with a new tower in Jordan, Guimaras.
  • October 1999 - The station launched its local news program "Ratsada", and variety show "Bongga!".
  • November 2001- "Bongga!" won the Best Regional Variety Show award at KBP Golden Dove Awards.
  • September 2005- GMA Iloilo drew a record crowd of 60,000 at the Iloilo Sports Complex during the first Grand Kapuso Fans Day in Iloilo. Noontime shows "Bongga!" and "Eat Bulaga!" were aired live from the venue.
  • January 2006- "Ratsada" and "Bongga!" were re-launched and were taken under the wing of GMA News and Public Affairs and GMA Entertainment TV group respectively.
  • October 2007- The new studio along GMA Broadcast Complex in MacArthur Road, Jaro, Iloilo City was opened and TV 13 Bacolod / Negros was relaunch as its repeater station with a power of 500 watts in Sipalay and Bacolod.
  • February 2008- "Istayl Naton" (Our Style), a new show by GMA Entertainment TV Group in Western Visayas is launched.
  • October 2009- GMA Iloilo celebrated its 10th year in the business with an outreach program and a big concert at SM City Carpark. Rhian Ramos, Glaiza de Castro and Akihiro Sato were the Kapuso celebrities who attended the said events.
  • October 2010 - GMA News & Public Affairs Iloilo launched Ilonggo Isyu Subong, a one-hour public affairs show about the topics and issues around Iloilo City.
  • September 19, 2011 - GMA Entertainment Television in Iloilo launched a new show which features Ilonggo and canned funny videos hosted by Papa Prince, Papa Jim and Papa Sang of Talk to Papa on 93.5 Ayos (FM). Catch Araguy "it hurts you know" at 9:30am to 10:00am every Monday to Friday on GMA TV 6 Iloilo.

DYXX GMA TV 6 local current programs[edit]

DYXX GMA TV 6 previous aired programs[edit]

Current/Past Personalities[edit]

  • Mark Nunieza - Current Ratsada Anchor
  • Jonathan Gellangarin - Former Ratsada Anchor
  • Chris Misajon - Former Ratsada Anchor
  • Noli Calvo - Former Ratsada Anchor
  • Gerthrode Charlotte Tan - Current Ratsada Anchor

See also[edit]