Sports Unlimited

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Sports Unlimited
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Format sport
Created by ABS-CBN Corporation
Developed by ABS-CBN News & Current Affairs
Written by Jake Aspiras
Directed by Zaldy Bonalos
Starring Dyan Castillejo
Marc Nelson
Country of origin Philippines
No. of episodes 759 (as of May 16, 2012)
Production
Executive producer(s) Jonas Liwag
Editor(s) Ramoncito Baltazar
Walter Soriaga
Running time 45 minutes (ABS-CBN)
30 minutes (ANC)
30 minutes (ABS-CBN Sports and Action)
Broadcast
Original channel ABS-CBN
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original run June 14, 1997 – present

Sports Unlimited is a sports program of ABS-CBN in the Philippines. It features different kinds of sports, as well as ordinary and prominent sports figures. It was originally hosted by Dyan Castillejo and Vince Hizon but the latter was replaced by Marc Nelson. It became a longgest-running sports program in the Philippines and on Asia. It airs every Saturday after The Bottomline on ABS-CBN, with replays on Sundays at 6:30 PM on ABS-CBN Sports and Action and replays on Sundays at 11:30 PM on ABS-CBN News Channel, also airs worldwide through The Filipino Channel.

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Current Hosts[edit]

Former Host[edit]

Background[edit]

Sports Unlimited is a 45 minute adventure, sports, travel and fitness television show aired Saturdays after Movie Greats on ABS-CBN Channel 2 Manila, Philippines.

It is the first sports show of its kind in the country combining adventure sports and travel while featuring current sports events, sports features, latest in health and fitness trends, and an up-close on sports personalities and other celebrities.

Sports Unlimited aims to inform Filipinos about what sports are available in the country other than what is normally seen on television like basketball, golf or boxing. The show seeks to promote adventure tourism, sports and healthy living to Filipino viewers. It also strives to honor athletes when they have achieved success in local and international competition.

Ultimately, its message is to encourage a sporty and active lifestyle especially to the youth.

Awards & recognitions[edit]

  • Winner, Best Sports-Oriented Show - PMPC Star Awards for Television (1999, 2003, 2005 & 2006)
  • Hall of Fame, 2009 Catholic Mass Media Awards
  • Best Sports Show, 2005, 2006, 2008 Catholic Mass Media Awards
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2008)6th Gawad Tanglaw
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2009)7th Gawad Tanglaw
  • Winner, Best Sports Anchors (2010)8th Gawad Tanglaw (Dyan Castillejo, Marc Nelson, Tommy Manotoc Jr
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2010)19th Golden Dove Award
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2011)9th Gawad Tanglaw
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2012)10th Gawad Tanglaw
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2012)20th Golden Dove Award
  • Winner, Best Sports Show (2012)8th USTv Students’ Choice Awards
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2013)11th Gawad Tanglaw
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2013)21st Golden Dove Award
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2014)10th USTv Students’ Choice Awards
  • Winner, Students' Choice of Sports Personality - Dyan Castillejo (2014)8th USTv Students’ Choice Awards
  • Winner, Best Sports Program (2014)22ndt Golden Dove Award

External links[edit]

  • [1] Sports Unlimited Website @ ABS-CBN News