ETC (TV channel)
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|Current ETC logo for used since 2014|
|Type||Broadcast UHF television network|
|Founded||August 23, 2004|
|Headquarters||Upper Ground Floor of the Worldwide Corporate Center, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City|
|Owner||Southern Broadcasting Network
Solar Entertainment Corporation
|Lucio Co (Chairman, Southern Broadcasting Network)
Teofilo Henson (President & CEO, Southern Broadcasting Network)
Katrina Holigores (Network development Head)
|August 23, 2004|
|22 (UHF) (Digital test broadcast)|
|NTSC 480i (SDTV)|
|Affiliation||Southern Broadcasting Network|
|Analog||Channel 21 (UHF)
(Digital test broadcast)
|Broadcasters owned and affiliate stations||
|Cignal Digital TV||Channel 9|
|Dream Satellite TV||Channel 32|
|SkyCable||Channel 16 (Digital)|
|Destiny Cable||Channel 16 (Digital)
Channel 28 (Analog)
|Cable Star Iloilo||Channel 41|
|SkyCable Cebu||Channel 17|
|SkyCable Davao||Channel 17|
|SkyCable Bacolod||Channel 17|
|Parasat Cable TV||Channel 218|
|New Bacolod Cable TV||Channel 19|
|Available on most 160 cable systems||Check local listings for channels|
ETC (stylized as etc, formerly Entertainment Central) is a major commercial television network in the Philippines. It is owned by Solar Entertainment Corporation, having an airtime agreement as the main content provider of Southern Broadcasting Network.
Operational 19 hours a day from 6:00 AM - 1:00 AM on free TV and while operation 24 hours a day and 7 days a week on cable, satellite and internet TV providers.
Its broadcast facility our studios are located at Third Floor of the Worldwide Corporate Center, Epifanio de los Santos corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City and transmitter are located at Strata 2000, F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
On August 23, 2004, ETC launched as "Entertainment Central", a female-oriented cable TV channel broadcast on various cable and satellite providers.
On January 1, 2008, ETC ceased to air over SkyCable as a separate channel. As part of block-time agreements with various terrestrial channels, ETC distributes programs over SBN 21, a terrestrial UHF TV Station in Metro Manila and selected cities in the Philippines.
On August 2014, ETC celebrated their 10th year anniversary which airs entertainment broadcast UHF station.
ETC's programming consists of talk shows, dating shows, sitcoms, drama series, reality shows and entertainment news debut foreign. U.S. TV series weekend programming including children's, animation and pre-school shows The network also promotes upcoming movies and sponsors events, particularly parties around the Philippines. programs dedicated for the local newscasts, current affairs programs and other entertainment, reality, informative, sports and religious programs such as blocktimer.
|ETC||Entertainment Central||August 23, 2004 - 2007||ETC's first slogan|
|ETC||It's All Good!/It's All Good, All Free!||2007 - December 11, 2009||ETC's second slogan|
|ETC||Entertainment on every side, style in every angle.||December 12, 2009 – May 29, 2011||ETC's third slogan|
|ETC||Young & Loving It!||May 30, 2011 - July 26, 2014||ETC's fourth slogan|
Relay and Affiliate stations
According to Kantar Media/TNS, ETC is the top-ranked local female and entertainment-oriented television network in the Philippines with Cable and Free TV ratings combined (January 1 – May 31, 2012) with a 10.33% audience share (Free TV+Cable).
- Southern Broadcasting Network
- 2nd Avenue (SEC's lifestyle channel, ETC's sister channels)
- Solar Entertainment Corporation
- Solar Television Network
- ETC on RPN-9 starting March 2 retrieved via www.philstar.com 02-25-2011
- Tiengs move into news Manila Standard Today. 02-25-2011. Retrieved 02-25-2011.
- ETC Moves To RPN-9 on March 2 retrieved via www.clickthecity.com 02-28-2011
- Solar News Channel - Expect wider reach and a richer viewing experience retrieved November 5, 2013
- ETC MOVES TO SBN-21 STARTING NOVEMBER 30
- "ETC is the #1 Female Channel in the Philippines!". etc. Retrieved July 17, 2012.