2016 in Philippine television

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This is a list of events taking place in 2016 related to Philippine television.

List of years in Philippine television
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • Events[edit]

    January[edit]

    February[edit]

    March[edit]

    April[edit]

    May[edit]

    June[edit]

    • June 30 – Jessy Mendiola, a television actress, is hailed as The Nation's Sexiest Woman in FHM Philippines' 2016 100 Sexiest List.[15]

    July[edit]

    August[edit]

    September[edit]

    October[edit]

    November[edit]

    • November 15 – Following the success of the Fight of the Century between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. in May 2015, Solar Entertainment announced its broadcast of the 65th Miss Universe pageant on January 30, 2017. As stated in a press conference that day, it was broadcast live on three major television stations in the Philippines, GMA Network, TV5 (who also broadcast the preliminary events and will handle the digital rights exclusively) and ABS-CBN (who waived its contract with Solar to allow its free-to-air coverage of the pageant), with ETC, 2nd Avenue, Jack TV and CT as its main content provider for this historic pageant. Star World Philippines, the Philippine cable broadcast holder of the pageant (which sub-licensed the cable rights to the pageant with the over-the-air rights holder ABS-CBN), will pass on the rights on that year's pageant to Solar, the 66th edition of the pageant will eventually returned to the channel in November 2017, 1 month after its rebranding to Fox Life in October.[24][25][26][27]
    • November 21 – The World Tonight celebrated its 50th anniversary of the longest-running English news program in the Philippines since its premiered in 1966.[28]

    December[edit]

    • December 11 – Niel Murillo, Russell Reyes, Ford Valencia, Tristan Ramirez and Joao Constancia were named as the winners of Pinoy Boyband Superstar, and they will officially be called BoybandPH.[29]
    • December 15 – The team of Parul Shah and Maggie Wilson, representing the Philippines, were held as winners at The Amazing Race Asia 5. The team of Eric and Rona Tai, also representing the Philippines, came in third place.[30]

    Debuts[edit]

    ABS-CBN[edit]

    The following are programs that debuted on ABS-CBN:

    GMA[edit]

    The following are programs that debuted on GMA Network

    TV5[edit]

    The following are programs that debuted on TV5:

    PTV[edit]

    The following are programs that debuted on People's Television Network:

    • January 16: Halo Halo House[67]
    • February 6: Entrep TV
    • April 21: Hatol ng Bayan Electoral Primer
    • May 2: O Shopping
    • July 3: Motorsiklo News TV (season 3)
    • July 11: PTV News
    • July 11: Good Morning Pilipinas
    • July 24: Biyaheng Negosyo
    • August 5: Business and Beyond
    • August 6: Japan Video Topics
    • August 8: Dayaw
    • August 27: ASEAN Spotlight TV
    • October 9: Payo Alternatibo
    • October 22: S.M.E. Go
    • October 22: Tahor: Your Ultimate Gamefowl Show
    • October 30: Tulay: Your Bridge to Understanding, Peace and Prosperity
    • December 17: The Breaking Point

    Other channels[edit]

    The following are programs that debuted on other minor channels and video streaming services:

    • January: Truth Uncovered (season 2) on INCTV
    • January: Red Horse Beer: Kaya Mo To on CNN Philippines
    • January: Hiphop sa Pinas and Liga Pilipinas on Pinoy Xtreme Channel
    • January: Inside the PGA Tour on AksyonTV
    • January 1: Inside Sabong and All Access Sabong on Gametime TV
    • January 2: Repeat After Me on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • January 3: Mga Kuwento ni Kuya Jun on Knowledge Channel
    • January 4: Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life on Jack TV
    • January 4: Lapid Fire, Katapat at Karancho, Shalala and Friends, Balita sa Tanghali, Musika Noon at Ngayon, Usapang Babae, Showbiz Galore, Balita Alas Kwatro, Otso Diretcho and Klinika on Air on 8TriTV
    • January 5: May The Best House Win Canada on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • January 7: Date A Live (season 2) on Hero
    • January 8: Shades of Blue on CT
    • January 9: Telenovela on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • January 9: Ang Saya Saya on CLTV 36
    • January 10: Hiding on CT
    • January 10: Sam and Mard Show on Pinoy Xtreme Channel
    • January 15: Studio 5 Original Movies, Tabi Po The Feb 15 Club and Sa Ngalan ng Anak on Sari-Sari Channel
    • January 16: Class 3-C Has a Secret on Sari-Sari Channel
    • January 18: Major (season 1) on Yey!
    • January 18: Crown of Tears and Timeless Love on Telenovela Channel
    • January 19: Happy Tales Anime Series on Yey!
    • January 22: PBA D-League on Aksyon TV/Hyper
    • January 24: Insights on Brigada News TV 34
    • January 25: Sport Ka Lang! on 8TriTV
    • January 26: Lucifer on Jack TV
    • January 29: Kuya and Me on Sari-Sari Channel
    • January 30: Foodtrip on STAR World Philippines[68]
    • February 2: Ao Haru Ride on Hero
    • February 3: American Crime Story on CT
    • February 3: The Oxford Business Corner on ANC
    • February 4: State of Affairs on 2nd Avenue
    • February 6: Word Hub on Net 25
    • February 6: Buhay Modelo (Liquid Gold) hosted by China Roces on 8TriTV
    • February 8: Starman on Jeepney TV
    • February 9: The Story of the Filipino on CNN Philippines
    • February 10: The Boss with Cathy Yang on ANC
    • February 11: #NoFilter on ANC
    • February 12: Barrio Kulimlim on Sari-Sari Channel
    • February 12: Square Off: The Firm Debates (season 12) on ANC
    • February 13 and 19: JAM (season 2) on Light Network/GMA News TV
    • February 13: Billy & Billie and You're the Worst on Jack TV
    • February 15: Fox Sports Minute on Fox Sports 1
    • February 15: The Two Sides of Ana (Ang Dalawang Mukha ni Ana) on BEAM TV 31
    • February 15: Ito Ang Balita: Balita, Impormasyon, Talakayan, Good Morning Philippines, @ Ur Service ni Madam Venus, The Batchmates Live, Yo Bro and Payong Legal on 8TriTV
    • February 15: New Day on CNN Philippines
    • February 16: Litrato Philippines on 8TriTV
    • February 17: Legally Yours with Atty. G on UNTV Life
    • February 18: Survivor: Kaôh Rōng on Jack TV
    • February 19: Handa Pinas on 8TriTV
    • February 20 and 22: Shout Out: Sigaw ng Kabataan on Light Network/GMA News TV
    • February 21: Hangout with Donnalyn on MTV Pinoy
    • February 21: The Prisoner (2009) on CT
    • February 22: Shop TV on BEAM TV 31
    • February 22: UNTV Cup Inbound on UNTV Life
    • February 22: Metal Fight Beyblade: Baku on Yey!
    • February 23: Major (season 2) on Yey!
    • February 24: Space Brothers on Hero
    • February 25: The Philippine Star's Wheels (season 3) on S+A
    • February 28: My Only Love on Sari-Sari Channel
    • February 27: Global China on IBC 13
    • February 28: Republic of Seniors with Eddie Ilarde on GMA News TV
    • March: UFC Ultimate Insider on AksyonTV
    • March: Inside the PGA Tour on AksyonTV
    • March 2: Gourmet Girl Graffiti on Hero
    • March 5: Hapi ang Buhay on Net 25
    • March 7: The Flying House and T.U.F.F. Puppy (season 2) on Yey!
    • March 8: Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma on Hero
    • March 8: PAW Patrol and The Pleasant Goat and the Big Bad Wolf on Yey!
    • March 12: Private Ryan and Sexy Yannie on 8TriTV
    • March 12: Damien on Jack TV
    • March 12: Cilla on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • March 13: Best Houses Philippines and Bikinis and Boardwalks on Lifestyle
    • March 14: New Fitness Collection on Lifestyle
    • March 14: EZ Shop on AksyonTV
    • March 17: G.O.A.T. (season 3) on Fox Sports Asia
    • March 19: Baby James and Monica Figueras on 8TriTV
    • March 19: War & Peace on Lifestyle
    • March 20: Smerconish on CNN Philippines
    • March 20: Llamadista on S+A
    • March 21: Sanjay & Craig on Yey!
    • March 27: Dalawang Gabi on Sari-Sari Channel
    • March 27: Clark in Focus on CLTV 36
    • March 28: Wish 1075 TV on UNTV Life
    • March 30: Major (season 3) on Yey!
    • April: May the Best House Win US on 2nd Avenue
    • April: Mabuhay Football League on 8TriTV
    • April 1: Clipped on Jack TV
    • April 3: Funny Ka, Pare Ko on Cine Mo!
    • April 4: In Case of Emergency on Net 25
    • April 4: Oh Carol on 8TriTV
    • April 4: Balitaan and The Boardroom on CNN Philippines
    • April 4: Arangkada sa Umaga, Pasada Ala-Una, Metro Central Luzon Ngayon, Lonely Pangets with Ariel Villasanta, Metro Central Luzon Update, Kasaysayang Throwback with BSJ and Metro Central Luzon Tonite on CLTV 36
    • April 5: Belly Good with Hans Lee on CLTV 36
    • April 5: Shop Japan on GMA News TV
    • April 6: Your Lie in April on Hero
    • April 7: LXTV Open House on Lifestyle
    • April 9: Pizza Masters on Lifestyle
    • April 9: Bits n' Pieces on Net 25
    • April 9: Banana Bites Ibang Klasiks on Cine Mo!
    • April 10: Rick Stein From Venice to Istanbul on Lifestyle
    • April 10: Rebel Music on Jack TV
    • April 11: Yuki Yuna is a Hero on Hero
    • April 11: Peppa Pig on Yey!
    • April 11: Finding Little Italy on Lifestyle
    • April 11: Global Newsroom on CNN Philippines
    • April 11: Pera Pera Lang, Dito Po Sa Amin, Biz Mode, Share and Like and Belly Good on CLTV 36
    • April 12: Public Demand on CLTV 36
    • April 14: Sandigang Legal on CLTV 36
    • April 14: Top 20 on ETC
    • April 16: Graceful Living on ANC
    • April 16: Metabeats with Jim and Toni Saret on Lifestyle
    • April 17: Hungry with Chef JP Anglo on CNN Philippines
    • April 24: Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (season 3) on Yey!
    • April 24: Frenemies in Love on Sari-Sari Channel
    • April 25: Starting Gate on Bloomberg TV Philippines
    • April 29: Versailles on Lifestyle
    • April 29: The Layover on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • April 29: The Mysterious Case of Ana Madrigal on Sari-Sari Channel
    • May 1: Blood on Cine Mo!
    • May 2: EZ Shop on Hyper/GMA News TV
    • May 2: Dishkarte of the Day on GMA News TV
    • May 3: The Fruit of Grisaia on Hero
    • May 3: Back to Basics and Brunch at Bobby's on Lifestyle
    • May 5: Project Runway: Junior on ETC
    • May 5: Major (season 4) on Yey!
    • May 6: Japanese documentary in English on GMA News TV
    • May 19: Framework on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • May 20: Perspektiba on CLTV 36
    • May 21: Extant on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • May 25: Cyber MYX on Myx
    • May 28: Modern Girls with Denise Laurel, Sam Oh and Gretchen Ho on Lifestyle
    • May 28: From the Beautiful Country on Sari-Sari Channel
    • May 29: Mariposa on Sari Sari Channel
    • May 31: Shop Japan on IBC 13
    • June: Salpukan 360 on Pinoy Xtreme Channel
    • June 1: Eksenang Banda on 8TriTV
    • June 2: Z Rangers on Yey!
    • June 5: Odd Mom Out on 2nd Avenue
    • June 6: Follow-Up on DZRH News Television
    • June 6: SMNI Newsblast on SMNI News Channel
    • June 6: Kapampangan Animation and Live Action Productions on CLTV 36
    • June 7: Yamada and the Seven Witches on Hero
    • June 10: CNN Philippines Presents on CNN Philippines
    • June 10: Oreca Battle on Hero
    • June 10: Major (season 5) on Yey!
    • June 13: Legal Minds on DZRH News Television
    • June 14: Math-dali on Knowledge Channel
    • June 18: Tax TV on ANC
    • June 18: Business Matters on Bloomberg TV Philippines
    • June 19: Team Yey! on Yey!
    • June 19: Sabrina's Kitchen on GMA News TV
    • June 20: Shop TV on AksyonTV
    • June 20: Mommy Manual on GMA News TV
    • June 20: The Tempest on Telenovela Channel
    • June 24: Tastetimony on TV Maria
    • June 24: The Working Class on GMA News TV
    • June 25: Thunderbird Sabong Nation on Gametime TV
    • June 26: AveNEU on INCTV
    • June 26: Sa Bawat Patak ng Ulan on Sari Sari Channel
    • June 27: Good Morning Kakampi on K37 Digos
    • June 28: Decoding Duterte on Pilipinas HD
    • July 3: Shalom on 8TriTV
    • July 4: Food Prints with Sandy Daza (season 4) on Lifestyle
    • July 4: What Life Took From Me on Telenovela Channel
    • July 8: Top Chef Duels on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • July 8: Fantasista Doll on Hero
    • July 9: Wazzup Pilipinas on 8TriTV
    • July 9: Blue on CT
    • July 9: MasterChef U.S. (season 7) on Lifestyle
    • July 10: You're All Surrounded on Cine Mo!
    • July 10: Heartbeat on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • July 11: Buddy Complex on Hero
    • July 11: Sir Tsip Reporting For Duty on 8TriTV
    • July 13: Containment on CT
    • July 14: WWE Cruiserweight Classic on WWE Network
    • July 14: Mr. Robot (season 2) on iflix
    • July 15: Major (season 6) on Yey!
    • July 16: Nutri Ventures – The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms and Free! on Yey!
    • July 16: Stranger Things on Netflix
    • July 17: Fish N' Town on S+A
    • July 17: Lado Oberto on S+A
    • July 18: C-NEWS and Serbisyong Kasangbahay on UNTV
    • July 18: OFW Family on 8TriTV
    • July 18: Hope From The Heart on 8TriTV
    • July 19: Agri-cool-ture on Knowledge Channel
    • July 21: ETC Music Specials on ETC
    • July 21: Italy Unpacked on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • July 22: Business and Beyond on GMA News TV
    • July 24: Hotel Hell (season 2) on Lifestyle
    • July 24: University Town on S+A
    • July 25: It Takes Gutz To Be A Gutierrez (season 4) and Soundtrip on E![69]
    • July 27: The Magicians on ETC
    • July 29: C The Difference on Inquirer 990 Television
    • July 31: Flavors on CNN Philippines
    • August: Lucifer on HOOQ
    • August 1: MYX Daily Top 10 International Edition on MYX
    • August 1: MYX Daily Top 10 Pinoy on MYX
    • August 1: News3 on PEPTV
    • August 1: Kasangga Mo Ang Langit sa Radyo and Serbisyo Publiko on 8TriTV
    • August 2: Star-Myu: High School Star Musical on Hero
    • August 2: Galing Pook (season 3) on ANC
    • August 5: Heart of a Champion on CNN Philippines
    • August 6: Kapandesal on Inquirer 990 Television
    • August 7: I Live with Models on Jack TV
    • August 7: Everyday Sarap with CDO on GMA News TV
    • August 8: CESAFI Season 16 on AksyonTV[70]
    • August 11: Himouto! Umaru-chan on Hero
    • August 13: The Get Down on Netflix
    • August 14: Curiosity Got the Chef: Live Like a Local on Lifestyle
    • August 14: Fight Farm on S+A[71]
    • August 14: Becoming Filipino on ANC[72]
    • August 15: Balen at Balita on CLTV 36
    • August 17: Girl Eat World on Lifestyle
    • August 18: Hunters on Iflix
    • August 20: Healthtv Embassy on Inquirer 990 Television
    • August 20: Blindspot on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • August 23: Dragon Collection on Hero
    • August 23: Stand Up, Asia! on Comedy Central
    • August 27: Free!: Eternal Summer on Yey!
    • August 27, 30: Ignite Gospel Music Festival (season 4) on Light Network/GMA News TV
    • August 29: Bones (season 11) on 2nd Avenue
    • August 29: How Do I Look? Asia (season 2) on Diva
    • September: House of Cards (season 4) on Netflix
    • September 1: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash on Hero
    • September 3: Tara Lets! on CLTV 36
    • September 3: Trending Max on PEPTV
    • September 3: Pasada Astigon Jeepney TV
    • September 3: The Crawl on Lifestyle[73]
    • September 4: UNTV Cup Season 5 on UNTV Public Service
    • September 4: Kids HQ on Light Network
    • September 5: Jang Geum's Dream, Bananas in Pyjamas (2011) and Wakfu on Yey!
    • September 7: Active Raid (season 1) on Hero
    • September 8: Malayang Talakayan on PEPTV
    • September 8: Full Throttle (season 2) on Fox Sports 1[74]
    • September 11: Kids HQ on GMA News TV
    • September 11: Who's Next? Pro-Boxing Series on GMA News TV[75]
    • September 14: Chicken Talk on IBC
    • September 16: Voltes V on Iflix
    • September 17: MYX Moves Street Dance Competition on MYX[76]
    • September 18: Doowee Hooper Beat Band Competition (season 3) on S+A
    • September 18: Blade Man on Cine Mo!
    • September 19: Insecure on HBO
    • September 19: The Service Road on CNN Philippines[77]
    • September 20: Jamie's 30 Minute Meals on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • September 20: The Voice (season 11) on Star World
    • September 20: The Good Place on ETC
    • September 21: This Is Us on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • September 21: Bull on RTL CBS Entertainment
    • September 23: Pitch on ETC
    • September 23: Business and Beyond on IBC-13
    • September 24: Nine: Nine Time Travels on RED by HBO
    • September 24: Culinary Journeys on CNN Philippines
    • September 24: Where is Franco? on Sari Sari Channel
    • September 26: The Source on CNN Philippines[78]
    • September 26: Max Steel (season 2) on Yey!
    • September 28: Quantico (season 2) on AXN Asia
    • October 1: Marvel's Luke Cage on Netflix
    • October 3: Ash vs Evil Dead (season 2) on HOOQ
    • October 3: Westworld on HBO
    • October 3: Buhay Unleash on Light Network
    • October 7: Diskurso on CLTV 36
    • October 8: Universities and Colleges Basketball League on ATC @ IBC 13[79]
    • October 9: Negosyo, Asenso, Atbp. (season 2) on Net 25
    • October 9: Barangay Basketball on Net 25
    • October 10: Kilos Pronto on UNTV Public Service
    • October 10: Headline Pilipinas on DZMM TeleRadyo
    • October 10: Divorce on HBO
    • October 11: Active Raid (season 2) on Hero
    • October 13: The Amazing Race Asia (season 5) on AXN Asia
    • October 13: Chasing Maria Menounos on ETC
    • October 14: Arlyn dela Cruz Reports on Inquirer 990 Television
    • October 16: Are You the One? on ETC
    • October 16: Shades of Blue (season 1) on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • October 16: NCIS: Los Angeles (season 6) on Cine Mo!
    • October 17: Life of Lies on Telenovela Channel
    • October 17: Shelter for Love on Telenovela Channel
    • October 21: Roadies on iflix
    • October 24: The Walking Dead (season 7) on Fox
    • October 24: It Girls on E![80]
    • October 24: Crowded on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • October 27: The Eden of Grisaia on Hero
    • October 28: Pure Genius on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • October 28: Go Local: Business That's Out There on Bloomberg TV Philippines
    • October 29: Vital Signs on CNN Philippines
    • October 29: Vintage Trip on GMA News TV
    • October 30: The Art of Movement on CNN Philippines
    • October 30: Kaya Mo Bang? The Fudgee Barr School Challenge (season 7) on S+A
    • November: Limitless on iflix
    • November 1: Brave New Girls on ETC
    • November 1: People of Earth on Jack TV
    • November 3: Dayaw (season 2) on ANC[81]
    • November 4: The Crown on Netflix
    • November 5: Underemployed on ETC
    • November 5: High Maintenance on Cinemax
    • November 6: Journey to the Crown on ETC
    • November 7: The Big Story on Bloomberg TV Philippines
    • November 7: Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot on Yey!
    • November 8: WWE Raw on Fox Sports 1
    • November 9: WWE SmackDown on Fox Sports 1
    • November 12: CENTRO: City of San Fernando, Pampanga on CLTV 36
    • November 14: Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V on Hero
    • November 14: Bitten on ETC
    • November 15: This Life on 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29
    • November 17: Cash Cab Philippines (season 2) on AXN Asia
    • November 17: The Legend of the Blue Sea and Channel Zero on iflix
    • November 18: Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma – Second Plate on Hero
    • November 20: Orange Marmalade on Cine Mo!
    • November 26: Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (miniseries) on Netflix
    • November 26: Tripped on Jack TV
    • November 27: ASEAN Basketball League on S+A
    • November 28: Alerto 38 on Bandera News TV 38
    • November 30: WWE 205 Live on WWE Network
    • December 1: Christmas from the Heart on SMNI
    • December 1: Inside Congress on Global News Network
    • December 1: Taking Heads on GMA News TV
    • December 2: River of Worship on GMA News TV
    • December 3: On Air on RED by HBO
    • December 3: Blood, Sweat and Heels on ETC
    • December 4: Chinatown TV on Net 25
    • December 4: Four Weddings on ETC
    • December 9: Captive and White Rabbit Project on Netflix
    • December 10: HIM on Jack TV
    • December 10: Hapi ang Buhay (season 2) on Net 25
    • December 11: Happy Life on GMA News TV[82]
    • December 13: America's Next Top Model (cycle 23) on ETC
    • December 14: The Ultimate BROcation on KIX
    • December 14: Babylon on AMC
    • December 15: Star on ETC
    • December 15: Devious Maids (season 4) on iflix
    • December 17: The OA on Netflix
    • December 17: Good Doctor on Jeepney TV
    • December 23: Haikyū!! (season 2) on Hero
    • December 23: Descendants of the Sun, Reply 1988 and Aftermath on iflix
    • December 28: Chasing Cameron on Netflix
    • December 29: Humans on iflix

    Returning or renamed programs[edit]

    Major networks[edit]

    Show Last aired Retitled as/Season/Notes Channel Return date
    Tawag ng Tanghalan 1987 Same (segment of It's Showtime) ABS-CBN January 2
    In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley 2015 Same GMA Network January 3
    Hayate the Combat Butler 2014 Same (season 3 / Hayate the Combat Butler: Can't Take My Eyes Off You) GMA Network January 9
    Pokémon 2014 Same (season 14 / "Black and White") GMA Network January 11
    Pilipinas Got Talent 2013 Same (season 5) ABS-CBN January 23
    Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal 2015 Same (season 5 / "Barangay Edition") ABS-CBN January 25
    Balitang Bisdak 2014 Same GMA Cebu February 1
    Balitang Amianan 2014 Same GMA Dagupan February 1
    Wowowin 2015/2016 Same GMA Network February 1 (Weekday edition)
    May 16 (Weekday edition, season 2)
    September 12 (Weekday edition, season 3)
    Healing Galing sa TV 2016 Same TV5 January 24 (season 3)
    April 24 (season 4)
    August 28 (season 5)
    History with Lourd 2016 Same (Season 6) (new day and timeslot) TV5 February 9
    Philippine Basketball Association 2016 Same (season 41) TV5 February 10 (commissioner's cup)
    July 15 (governor's cup)
    Philippine Super Liga 2015 Same (2016 season) TV5/AksyonTV February 12 (Invitational Cup)
    June 19 (All-Filipino Cup)
    October 8 (Grand Prix Conference)
    Hayate the Combat Butler 2016 Same (season 4 / Hayate the Combat Butler: Cuties) GMA Network February 20
    Hi-5 Philippines 2015 Same TV5 February 22 (season 2)
    Supernatural 2015 Same TV5 February 29 (season 6)
    May 16 (season 7)
    June 28 (season 8)
    August 23 (season 9)
    Bakugan Battle Brawlers 2012 Same (season 4 / Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge) GMA Network March 5
    Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness 2015 Same (season 3) ABS-CBN March 27
    Naruto Shippūden 2015 Same (season 8) ABS-CBN March 28
    Bleach 2014 Same (season 6 / "The Final Season") GMA Network April 25
    Arrow 2016 Same TV5 April 25 (season 2)
    October 17 (season 3)
    Alamat 2015 Same (season 2) GMA Network May 15
    The Voice Kids 2015 Same (season 3) ABS-CBN May 28
    EZ Shop 2008 Same TV5 May 30
    San Miguel Pure Foods Home Foodie 2015 Same (season 2) GMA Network June 13
    Pinoy Big Brother 2015 Same (season 7 / Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky Season 7) ABS-CBN July 11
    Good Morning Pilipinas 2001 Same PTV 4 July 11
    PTV News 1998 Same PTV 4 July 11
    Minute to Win It 2014 Same (season 2 / Minute to Win It – Last Man Standing) ABS-CBN July 18
    Smallville 2016 Same (season 2) TV5 July 19 (season 2)
    Once Upon a Time 2016 Same TV5 August 1 (season 2)
    September 13 (season 3)
    Teen Wolf 2015 Same (season 4) TV5 August 18
    The Walking Dead 2016 Same (season 2) TV5 October 6
    National Basketball Association 2016 Same (2016–2017 season) ABS-CBN October 29
    Heart of Asia Presents 2016 Same (season 2) GMA Network November 14
    Philippine Basketball Association 2016 Same (season 42) TV5 November 20 (Philippine Cup)
    The Vampire Diaries 2015 Same (season 2) TV5 December 19

    Other channels[edit]

    Show Last aired Retitled as/Season/Notes Channel Return date
    American Idol 2015 Same (season 15 / "The Farewell Season") ETC on SBN 21 / Star World Philippines January 7
    Date A Live 2013 Same (season 2) Hero January 7
    New Girl 2015 Same (season 5 and 6) ETC on SBN 21 January 13 (season 5)
    September 21 (season 6)
    Something to Chew On 2016 Same (season 4) CNN Philippines January 16 and September 24 (season 4)
    The 100 2015 Same (season 3) Jack TV January 23
    UAAP Men's & Women's Volleyball 2015 Same (season 78) S+A January 30
    American Dad! 2015 Same (season 12) Jack TV February 1
    Psych 2015 Same (season 8 / "The Final Season") CT February 6
    ChinoyTV 2015 Same (season 20) PTV-4 / Living Asia Channel February 7
    Real Talk 2016 Same (season 2 and 3) CNN Philippines February 8 (season 2)
    July 4 (season 3)
    The Mentalist 2016 Same (season 7 / "The Final Season") CT February 9
    UAAP Men's Football 2015 Same (season 78) S+A February 11
    JAM 2015 Same (season 2) Light Network / GMA News TV February 13 and 19
    Survivor 2015 Same (season 32 / Survivor: Kaôh Rōng and 33 / Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X) Jack TV February 18 (season 32)
    September 22 (season 33)
    Drive 2016 Same (season 3 and 4) CNN Philippines February 21 (season 3)
    September 25 (season 4)
    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2015 Same (season 14) CT February 22
    Undercover Boss 2015 Same (season 5) CNN Philippines March 6
    Project Runway 2015 Same (season 13 and 14) ETC on SBN 21 March 7 (season 13)
    November 17 (season 14)
    T.U.F.F. Puppy 2014 Same (season 2) Yey! March 7
    The Americans 2015 Same (season 4) CT March 17
    Faking It 2016 Same (season 2) ETC on SBN 21 April 5
    The Art Of 2015 Same (season 2) Jack TV April 10
    Ok Si Dok 2015 Same (new season) CLTV 36 April 11
    MYX Wer U At? 2015 Same (new season) Myx April 22
    lskoolmates 2016 Same (season 4) PTV-4 April 24
    Best Bars in America 2015 Same (season 2) CT April 26
    Car Matchmaker 2015 Same (season 2) CT April 26
    Bogart Case Files 2015 Same (season 3) CNN Philippines April 30
    MYX Live 2016 Same (new season) MYX May 4
    Finding Carter 2016 Same (season 2 / "The Final Season") ETC on SBN 21 May 5
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2015 Same (season 3) Jack TV May 6
    Women's National Basketball Association 2015 Same (2016 season) S+A / Basketball TV / NBA Premium TV May 15
    Single/Single 2015 Same (season 2) Cinema One May 15[83]
    Ellen's Design Challenge 2015 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 May 19
    The Millionaire Matchmaker 2015 Same (season 8 / "The Final Season") ETC on SBN 21 May 20
    MYXed Lives 2015 Same (new season) MYX June 1
    Beauty and the Beast 2015 Same (season 4 / "The Final Season") ETC on SBN 21 June 3
    Z Nation 2016 Same (season 2) Jack TV June 4
    Louie 2015 Same (season 5) Jack TV June 10
    The Mindy Project 2015 Same (season 4) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 June 15
    Web Therapy 2015 Same (season 4 / "The Final Season") 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 June 15
    Pretty Little Liars 2016 Same (season 7) ETC on SBN 21 June 22
    Madam Secretary 2015 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 June 22
    National Collegiate Athletic Association 2015 Same (season 92) S+A June 25
    Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll 2015 Same (season 2) Jack TV July 1
    Motorsiklo News TV 2015 Same (season 3) PTV-4 July 2
    Project Runway: All Stars 2015 Same (season 4) ETC on SBN 21 July 4
    Tyrant 2015 Same (season 3) CT July 7
    Top Chef 2015 Same (season 13) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 July 8
    MasterChef U.S. 2015 Same (season 7) Lifestyle July 9
    Warehouse 13 2014 Same (season 5) CT July 10
    Suits 2016 Same (season 6) Jack TV July 14
    It Takes Gutz To Be A Gutierrez 2015 Same (season 4) E! July 25
    Shakey's V-League 2016 Same (13th season) S+A July 30 (Collegiate Conference)
    September 24 (Reinforced Open Conference)
    Bates Motel 2016 Same (season 4) Jack TV August 6
    You're the Worst 2016 Same (season 2) Jack TV August 7
    Married 2015 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 August 7
    Rectify 2015 Same (season 2) CT August 8
    Satisfaction 2015 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 August 9
    The Biggest Loser (US Edition) 2016 Same (seasons 12 / Battle of the Ages and 13 / No Excuses) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 August 9 (season 12)
    September 11
    (season 13)
    Italy Unpacked 2016 Same (season 2 and 3) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 August 11 (season 2)
    September 1 (season 3)
    #MichaelAngelo 2016 Same (season 5) GMA News TV August 27
    Myx Olympics 2015 Same (season 4) Myx September 3
    UAAP Men's Basketball 2015 Same (season 79) S+A September 4
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2016 Same (season 14) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 September 6
    American Horror Story 2016 Same (season 6 / "AHS: Roanoke") Jack TV September 17
    Doowee Hooper Beat Band Competition 2015 Same (season 3) S+A September 18
    Lucifer 2016 Same (season 2) Jack TV September 20
    The Big Bang Theory 2016 Same (season 10) Jack TV September 20
    Scream Queens 2015 Same (season 2) ETC on SBN 21 September 21
    Empire 2016 Same (season 3) Jack TV September 22
    Modern Family 2016 Same (season 8) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 September 22
    The Simpsons 2016 Same (season 28) Jack TV September 26
    Bob's Burgers 2016 Same (season 7) Jack TV September 26
    Family Guy 2016 Same (season 16) Jack TV September 26
    The Last Man on Earth 2016 Same (season 3) Jack TV September 26
    Max Steel 2015 Same (season 2) Yey! September 26
    The Flash 2016 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 / Jack TV October 5
    Arrow 2016 Same (season 5) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 / Jack TV October 6
    2 Broke Girls 2016 Same (season 6) ETC on SBN 21 October 11
    Supergirl 2016 Same (season 2) ETC on SBN 21 / Jack TV October 11
    The Middle 2016 Same (season 8) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 October 12
    The Layover 2016 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 October 21
    The Vampire Diaries 2016 Same (season 8 / "The Final Season") ETC on SBN 21 October 22
    National Basketball Association 2016 Same (2016–2017 season) S+A / Basketball TV / NBA Premium TV October 26
    Kaya Mo Bang? 2015 Same (season 7/"The Fudgee Barr School Challenge") S+A October 30
    Life in Pieces 2016 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 November 2
    Extant 2016 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 November 5
    Saturday Night Live 2015 Same (season 41) Jack TV November 6
    Undateable 2016 Same (season 3) Jack TV November 7
    Project Runway 2016 Same (season 14) ETC on SBN 21 November 17
    Cash Cab Philippines 2015 Same (season 2) AXN Asia November 17
    Haikyū!! 2015 Same (season 2) Hero December 2
    Hapi ang Buhay 2016 Same (season 2) Net 25 December 10[84]
    America's Next Top Model 2015 Same (cycle 23) ETC on SBN 21 December 13
    The Great Christmas Light Fight 2015 Same (season 2) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 December 25
    Four Weddings 2016 Same (season 2) ETC on SBN 21 December 25
    Chicago P.D. 2015 Same (season 3) CT December 27

    Programs transferring networks[edit]

    Major networks[edit]

    Date Show Moved from Moved to
    January 3 Ultimate Fighting Championship ABS-CBN / S+A / Balls (now S+A HD) TV5 / Hyper
    February 9 Krypto the Superdog RPN TV5
    February 20 Magic Knight Rayearth ABS-CBN GMA Network
    March 7 Lilo & Stitch: The Series ABS-CBN TV5
    March 23 Asia's Next Top Model (cycle 4) GMA Network / GMA News TV TV5
    April 9 Family Feud GMA Network ABS-CBN
    May 16 Once Upon a Time ABS-CBN Sports+Action TV5
    June 6 Smallville Studio 23 (now S+A) TV5
    August 15 H2O: Just Add Water Q (now GMA News TV) GMA Network
    August 18 The Walking Dead Fox Filipino TV5
    August 29 Mr. Bean: The Animated Series ABS-CBN / Yey! TV5
    September 20 Nikita ETC TV5
    September 20 Scandal Studio 23 (now S+A) TV5
    October 28 America's Funniest Home Videos RPN 9 / IBC 13 / SBN 21 TV5

    Other channels[edit]

    Date Show Moved from Moved to
    January 8 PGA Tour Solar Sports Hyper
    January 22 PBA D-League IBC 13 AksyonTV / Hyper
    February 15 The Two Sides of Ana (Ang Dalawang Mukha ni Ana) IBC 13 BEAM TV 31
    February 22 Metal Fight Beyblade: Baku ABS-CBN Yey!
    February 29 A Promise of A Thousand Days ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    March 7 The Flying House ABS-CBN Yey!
    March 7 T.U.F.F. Puppy ABS-CBN Yey!
    April 4 My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    April 25 Unforgettable Love ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    May 2 The Love Story of Kang Chi ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    May 10 Judy Abbott ABS-CBN (as Judy Abbott) /Q (now GMA News TV)(as My Daddy Long Legs) Yey! (as Judy Abbott)
    May 28 Shakey's V-League GMA News TV S+A
    June 6 Gotham CT Jack TV
    June 13 When a Man Falls in Love ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    July 11 Pinocchio GMA Network GMA News TV
    July 11 The Producers GMA Network GMA News TV
    July 12 Empress Ki GMA Network GMA News TV
    July 12 The Biggest Loser (US Edition) TGC (now defunct) 2nd Avenue
    July 31 MoneyWise CNN Philippines GMA News TV
    August 8 Future's Choice GMA Network GMA News TV
    August 8 CESAFI IBC 13 AksyonTV
    August 15 King of Ambition GMA Network GMA News TV
    August 15 Angel Eyes ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    August 25 NAASCU IBC 13 Basketball TV/Solar Sports[85]
    September 5 Jang Geum's Dream GMA Network / Q (now GMA News TV) Yey!
    September 8 Full Throttle History Asia Fox Sports[74]
    September 19 Coffee Prince GMA Network GMA News TV
    September 19 Fated to Love You (Korean version) ABS-CBN Jeepney TV
    September 20 The Voice AXN Star World
    October 2 Asian Tour Balls (now S+A HD) Hyper
    October 8 Blood Cine Mo! Jeepney TV
    October 16 NCIS: Los Angeles S+A Cine Mo!
    October 16 Shades of Blue CT 2nd Avenue
    October 17 Secret Garden GMA Network GMA News TV
    November 7 Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot 9TV (now CNN Philippines) Yey!
    November 26 Gilmore Girls Studio 23 (now S+A) Netflix
    November 28 Women in the Sun GMA Network GMA News TV
    December 11 Secret Love GMA Network GMA News TV
    December 17 Kuroko's Basketball ABS-CBN (Seasons 1 and 2) Yey!
    December 29 Samurai X ABS-CBN/Studio 23 (now S+A)/Q (now GMA News TV) Hero

    Milestone episodes[edit]

    The following shows made their Milestone episodes in 2016:

    Show Network Episode # Episode title Episode air date
    iBilib GMA Network 200th "The 200th Episode" January 3
    Reaksyon TV5 800th "The 800th Episode" January 4
    Doble Kara ABS-CBN 100th "Manipulasyon" January 8
    Marimar GMA Network "Happy Ever After"
    All of Me ABS-CBN "Taning" January 15
    Destiny Rose GMA Network "Lito in Danger" January 29
    It's Showtime ABS-CBN 2,000th "The 2,000th Episode" February 3
    Princess in the Palace GMA Network 100th "100th Episode" February 5
    Wattpad Presents TV5 350th "The 350th Episode" February 6
    Eat Bulaga! GMA Network 11,000th "The 11,000th Episode" February 9
    FPJ's Ang Probinsyano ABS-CBN 100th "Bakbakan" February 12
    Tonight with Boy Abunda "Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano Live Interview"
    New Girl ETC on SBN 21 "Reagan" February 17
    Mukha ANC "Mangha" February 24
    The Big Bang Theory Jack TV 200th "The Celebration Experimentation" February 25
    Grimm Jack TV 100th "Into the Schwarzwald" March 12
    Doble Kara ABS-CBN 150th "Kiss Me" March 18
    Wowowin GMA Network 100th "100th episode" April 15
    Because of You "Kilig Surprise" April 19
    FPJ's Ang Probinsyano ABS-CBN 150th "Pagdiriwang" April 26
    Tonight with Boy Abunda "James Reid Interview"
    Wansapanataym ABS-CBN 300th "That's My Boy That's My Toy (Episode 7)" May 1
    Ismol Family GMA Network 100th "Lotlot and Friends" May 15
    Bob's Burgers Jack TV "Glued, Where's My Bob?" May 23
    Reaksyon TV5 900th "900th Episode" May 26
    WWE Raw Fox 1,200th "Money in the Bank Qualifying Match" May 29
    Doble Kara ABS-CBN 200th "Aso't Pusa" June 1
    Be My Lady 100th "Paper Plane" June 8
    Ipaglaban Mo! "Bayaw" June 11
    Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho GMA Network 600th "The 600th Episode" June 19
    Tubig at Langis ABS-CBN 100th "Gulo" June 22
    Healing Galing TV5 100th "The 100th Episode" July 3
    FPJ's Ang Probinsyano ABS-CBN 200th "Paglabag" July 6
    Dolce Amore 100th "Bye Binggoy"
    Tonight with Boy Abunda 200th "Ryan Bang Interview"
    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon CT (now defunct) 500th "Michael Strahan/Parker Posey/Margo Price" July 15
    Pepito Manaloto GMA Network 200th "Pogi" July 23
    Mga Kwento ni Marc Logan ABS-CBN 100th "The 100th Episode" July 30
    Reaksyon TV5 950th "950th Episode" August 4
    Doble Kara ABS-CBN 250th "Duda Kay Alex" August 11
    Wansapanataym 700th "Tikboyong (Episode 1)" August 14
    Be My Lady 150th "Volunteers" August 18
    Pretty Little Liars ETC on SBN 21 150th "The Darkest Knight" August 31
    Tubig at Langis ABS-CBN 150th "Dahas" September 1
    Magandang Buhay 100th "Maganda ang Buhay Kung Lahat ang Moments, Sini-celebrate" September 6
    FPJ's Ang Probinsyano 250th "Sakay" September 14
    Tonight with Boy Abunda "Kathniel Interview"
    Magpakailanman GMA Network 200th "Anak sa Mundo ng Droga" September 24
    Wowowin 200th "Super October" October 3
    History with Lourd TV5 100th "The 100th Episode" October 11
    Reaksyon 1,000th "The 1,000th Episode" October 13
    The Simpsons Jack TV 600th "Treehouse of Horror XXVII" October 17
    Doble Kara ABS-CBN 300th "Nagparaya" October 20
    Be My Lady 200th "Bagong Pangarap" October 27
    Sa Piling ni Nanay GMA Network 100th "Karamay" November 11
    WWE SmackDown Fox/Fox Sports 1 900th "#SDLive900" November 16
    Magandang Buhay ABS-CBN 150th "One Music" November 15
    FPJ's Ang Probinsyano 300th "Katunggali" November 23
    Tonight with Boy Abunda "Henz Villaruiz and Sitti Interview"
    Arrow 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 / Jack TV 100th "Invasion!" December 1
    Encantadia GMA Network 100th "Kasabwat" December 2
    Kalyeserye 400th "Binyag" December 17
    IBilib 250th "The 250th Episodes" December 18
    Doble Kara ABS-CBN 350th "Lagot Kayo" December 29

    Finales[edit]

    ABS-CBN[edit]

    The following are programs that ended on ABS-CBN:

    GMA[edit]

    The following are programs that ended on GMA Network:

    Stopped airing[edit]

    • January 17: Wowowin (Sunday edition)
    • April 29: Wowowin (Weekday edition) (reason: series break)
    • May 20: Shop TV (reason: Continues to air on GMA News TV)
    • August 12: Dragon Ball Z (rerun) (season break)
    • September 3, December 17: Kalyeserye (reason: season break)

    TV5[edit]

    The following are programs that ended on TV5:

    Stopped airing[edit]

    PTV[edit]

    The following are programs that ended on People's Television Network:

    • January 14: Personage
    • February 7: Halo Halo House
    • May 6: Hatol ng Bayan Electoral Primer
    • July 8: Good Morning Boss, News @ 1, News @ 6 and NewsLife
    • July 9: News @ 6 Weekend
    • July 10: The Weekend News
    • July 31: Ating Alamin
    • September 2: O Shopping
    • September 16: Business and Beyond

    Stopped airing[edit]

    • December 30: PTV Sports (reason: dissolved, became a 5-minute segment of PTV News)[88]
    • December 31: Panahon.TV (reason: creation of PTV InfoWeather segment during PTV News; continues to air on Pilipinas HD on BEAM TV)

    Other channels[edit]

    Stopped airing[edit]

    • February 19: Palibhasa Lalake on Jeepney TV (reason: Short break)
    • March 1: O Shopping, Shop Japan and TV Shop Philippines on BEAM TV 31 (reason: Relocated as digital-only subchannels)
    • April 2: Pieta on Jeepney TV (reason: Short break)
    • December 31: Shop TV on AksyonTV

    Networks[edit]

    The following are a list of free-to-air and cable channels or networks launches and closures in 2016.

    Launches[edit]

    Date Station Channel Source
    January 1 Gametime TV Cignal channel 97
    January 1 ABS-CBN Sports + Action HD Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 166 (Metro Manila) and channel 701 (Provincial)
    Sky Direct channel 24 (Nationwide)
    [89]
    January 1 Celestial Movies Pinoy Cignal channel 12 [90][91]
    January 4 8TriMedia Television Cablelink channel 7
    January 15 Sari-Sari Channel Cignal channel 3 [92]
    March 9 Kapamilya Box Office ABS-CBN TV Plus channel 7
    Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 158 (Metro Manila) and channel 24 (Provincial)
    Sky Direct channel 43 (Nationwide)
    March 15 ANC HD Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 182 (Metro Manila) and channel 706 (Provincial) [93]
    April 5 Zee Sine Cablelink channel 24 (Metro Manila) [94][95]
    April 25 Bilang Pilipino Channel Cignal channel 18 (SD), channel 198 (HD)
    May Sports Illustrated TV Sky Cable channel 83 (SD), channel 177 (HD) [96]
    May 9 Inquirer 990 Television channel 32 (DTT) [97]
    May 11 Island Living Channel
    GCTV
    May 24 SMNI News Channel Channel 40 (DTT)
    June 3 tvN Cablelink channel 222, Cignal channel 81, Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 145 (SD) / channel 191 (HD) [98]
    June 12 Pilipinas HD Cablelink channel 18
    June 12 SLTV (Sabong) Cignal channel 95
    June 16 Mensahe TV Cignal channel 89
    July 5 PBA Rush Cignal channel 52 (SD), channel 129 (HD) [99]
    July 22 Sony GEM Parasat Cable TV channel 79
    August 1 ABS-CBN Regional Channel Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 4 (Metro Manila) and channel TBA (Provincial)
    Sky Direct channel 14 (Nationwide)
    [100]
    October 19 Tag Sky Cable channel 77 (Metro Manila)
    Sky Direct channel 44 (Nationwide)
    [101]
    October 30 Life TV (PMCC 4th Watch) Cignal channel 44
    December Kids Nation Channel (KNC) Digital TV channel 09.02 (UNTV-2) [102]

    Closures[edit]

    Date Station Channel Sign-on debut Source
    May All Sports Network Sky Cable channel 83 (SD), channel 177 (HD) 2009
    May 15 Bilang Pilipino Channel Cignal channel 18 (SD), channel 198 (HD) April 25, 2016
    June 3 Channel M Cablelink channel 222, Cignal channel 81, Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 145 (SD) / channel 191 (HD) November 28, 2012
    December 31 MTV Pinoy Cablelink channel 7, Cignal channel 151, Sky Cable and Destiny Cable channel 71 February 14, 2014

    Awards[edit]

    • February: 2016 Adamson University Media Awards, organized by Adamson University (awarded to Mike Enriquez)
    • February: 2016 EVSU Student Choice Mass Media Awards, organized by Eastern Visayas State University
    • February 3: The Platinum Stallion Media Awards 2016, organized by the Trinity University of Asia
    • February 19: 3rd Gawad Bagani sa Kommunikasyon, organized by University of the East-Caloocan
    • February 22: 2015 Anak TV Seal Awards, organized by Anak TV Foundation
    • March 8: 2016 Hildegarde Awards for Women in Media and Communication, organized by St. Scholastica's College
    • March 10: 3rd UmalohokJuan Awards, organized by Lyceum of the Philippines
    • March 12: 2016 Paragala Central Luzon Media Awards, organized by Holy Angel University
    • March 19: Gandingan 2016, organized by College of Development Communication, UP Los Baños
    • April 8: 2016 Gawad Tanglaw Awards, organized by the University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Las Piñas
    • April 17: 2016 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards, organized by Memorial Scholarship Foundation
    • April 21: 12th USTV Awards, organized by the University of Santo Tomas
    • April 29: 24th KBP Golden Dove Awards, organized by the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas
    • June 30: 2016 Rotary Club of Manila Journalism Awards, organized by the Rotary Club of Manila
    • August 29: 2016 VACC Awards, organized by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption, held at the Malacañang Palace[103]
    • September: 11th COMGUILD Media Awards, organized by the COMGUILD Center for Journalism[104]
    • September 10: 6th Edukcircle Awards, organized by the International Education Circle ICCS
    • September 29: 2nd ALTA Media Icon Awards, organized by the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA[105]
    • October 12: 38th Catholic Mass Media Awards, organized by the CMMA Foundation
    • October 23: 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television, organized by the Philippine Movie Press Club[106]
    • December 2: 2016 PUP Mabini Media Awards, organized by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines[107]
    • December 10: 2016 Anak TV Seal Awards, organized by Anak TV Foundation
    • December 10: 3rd Indieng-Indie Short Film Festival

    Deaths[edit]

    January
    February
    March
    April
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December
    • December 18 – Bobby Guanzon, Filipino journalist and politician, cardiac arrest (b. 1948)

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