2019 in Philippine television

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This is a list of events taking place in 2019 related to Philippine television.

List of years in Philippine television

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1
  • January 4 - After nearly 7 months of preparation and conducting its test broadcast on major cable and satellite providers, RJTV officially started its broadcast on digital terrestrial television with its first two subchannels namely, "RJTV" and "Oras ng Himala" of Jesus is our Shield Worldwide Ministries. Initially launch on July 15, 2018 but delayed to the 1st quarter of 2019, the network plans to accommodate six and 1seg digital channels that will air local & foreign content and considering launch its two "Teleradyo" style subchannels for sister stations Radyo Bandido 810 AM and RJ 100.3 FM.[2]
  • January 9 - After 6 years and 10 months, Hyper was rebranded as One Sports, the relaunch of international and localized sports channel in partnership with MVP-owned media properties 5 and ESPN5. WWE Smackdown was the first program aired on the newly rebranded channel.
  • January 13 - 5 gets a new refreshed logo and alongside with its sister network, AksyonTV officially relaunched as 5 Plus. 5 Plus's programs now airs additional sports content and sports-related programs targeted to millennials; it also serves as a competitor to ABS-CBN's S+A, which also carries the same format.[3] All of Radyo5 simulcast programs will move to the newly launched stand-alone satellite channel with the same branding of the radio network, Radyo5 as exclusively on Pay TV satellite service, Cignal.[4]

Upcoming[edit]

March[edit]

Debuts[edit]

ABS-CBN[edit]

The following are programs that debuted on ABS-CBN:

Upcoming[edit]

No definite date[edit]

Re-runs[edit]

Notes
^ 1 Originally aired on Yey!

GMA[edit]

The following are programs that debuted on GMA:

Upcoming[edit]

No definite date[edit]

Re-runs[edit]

5[edit]

The following are programs that debuted on 5:

Upcoming[edit]

No definite date[edit]

Re-runs[edit]

PTV[edit]

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


Upcoming[edit]

No define date[edit]
  • Mga Pinoy sa Tsina[30]
  • FedeARAL[31]
  • The Philippine Rise Documentaries (2018)[31]
  • EPower Mo![31]
  • TeleKlima[31]
  • Salpukan 360
  • Dayo[31]
  • Rise & Shine (Japan)[31]
  • Power of K (Korea)[31]
  • Colors of ASEAN (ASEAN)[31]
  • Sharing ASEAN (ASEAN)[31]

Other channels[edit]

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

Upcoming[edit]

No definite date[edit]

Re-runs[edit]

Upcoming[edit]

  • Notes
  1. ^ a Originally aired on ABS-CBN
  2. ^ b Originally aired on GMA
  3. ^ c Originally aired on 5
  4. ^ d Originally aired on Cine Mo!
  5. ^ e Originally aired on Yey!
  6. ^ f Originally aired on S+A
  7. ^ g Originally aired on Jeepney TV
  8. ^ h Originally aired on Sari-Sari Channel
  9. ^ i Originally aired on Hero (now defunct)
  10. ^ j Originally aired on ETC
  11. ^ k Originally aired on Jack TV
  12. ^ l Originally aired on 2nd Avenue (now defunct)
  13. ^ m Originally aired on CT (now defunct)
  14. ^ n Originally aired on Studio 23 (now S+A)
  15. ^ o Originally aired on Q (now GMA News TV)

Returning or renamed programs[edit]

Major networks[edit]

Show Last aired Retitled as/Season/Notes Channel Return date
Minute to Win It 2017 Same (season 3 / "Last Man Standing") ABS-CBN January 7
Philippine Basketball Association 2018 Same (2019 season) 5/PBA Rush January 13
Fairy Tail 2016 Same (season 5) GMA Network TBA
Invincible Teacher 2018 Same (season 2 / "Final Season") GMA Network TBA
StarStruck 2015 Same (season 7) GMA Network TBA
Cardcaptor Sakura 2009 Same (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card) GMA Network TBA
Supernatural 2018 Same (season 13) 5 TBA
The Walking Dead 2018 Same (season 8) 5 TBA
Blindspot 2017 Same (season 3) 5 TBA
Quantico 2017 Same (season 2) 5 TBA
Smallville 2016 Same (season 3) 5 TBA
Vikings 2018 Same (season 6) 5 TBA
Prison Break 2017 Same (season 2) 5 TBA
Sword Art Online 2015 Same (season 3 / "Alicization") 5 TBA

Other channels[edit]

Show Last aired Retitled as/Season/Notes Channel Return date
ASAP: Encore 2018 ASAP Natin 'To: Encore Jeepney TV January 6
Royal Pains 2018 Same (season 8 / "The Final Season") Jack TV January 9
The Good Place 2018 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 January 15
Philippine Super Liga 2018 Same (season 7) 5 Plus/One Sports February 9
The Simpsons 2018 Same (season 30) Jack TV February
American Idol 2018 Same (season 17) ETC on SBN 21 March 4
Faking It 2016 Same (season 3 / "The Final Season") ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Life in Pieces 2016 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Playing House 2017 Same (season 3 / "The Final Season") ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce 2017 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Project Runway: Junior 2017 Same (season 4) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
America's Next Top Model 2018 Same (cycle 25) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Rich Kids of Beverly Hills 2017 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
This Is Us 2018 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Star 2018 Same (season 3) ETC on SBN 21 TBA
Haikyu!! 2017 Same (season 3) Yey! TBA
Ace of Diamond 2018 Same (season 2) Yey! TBA
My Hero Academia 2018 Same (season 3) Yey! TBA
The 100 2017 Same (season 5) Jack TV TBA

Programs transferring networks[edit]

Major networks[edit]

Date Show No. of seasons Moved from Moved to
January 6 One Punch Man 1 Yey! ABS-CBN
TBA Search for the Idol Philippines N/A GMA Network (as Pinoy Idol) ABS-CBN (as Search for the Idol Philippines)

Other channels[edit]

Date Show No. of seasons Moved from Moved to
January 14 High Noon N/A 5 5 Plus
January 19 Buhay OFW N/A AksyonTV (now 5 Plus)
January Corazón indomable N/A GMA Network (as the original title) TeleNovela Channel (as Wild at Heart)
TBA Buhay Pinoy N/A PTV GMA News TV
Ultimate Fighting Championship N/A 5/AksyonTV (now 5 Plus)/Hyper (now One Sports) Fox Sports
Extra N/A ETC Jack TV
Madam Secretary 4 & 5 2nd Avenue (now defunct) ETC

Milestone episodes[edit]

The following shows made their Milestone episodes in 2019:

Show Network Episode # Episode title Episode air date
Eat Bulaga! GMA Network 11,900th "11,900th episode" January 4
It's Showtime ABS-CBN 2,900th "#Showtime1stBiyernes2019"
Ngayon at Kailanman 100th "Laban Bawi"
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano 850th "Salamat" January 8
Tonight with Boy Abunda "Kyle Echarri Interview"
Ika-5 Utos GMA Network 100th "Usig" January 17
My Special Tatay "Bistado" January 18
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jack TV 1000th "TBA" January 24
Wowowin GMA Network 800th "TBA" January 25
Playhouse ABS-CBN 100th "TBA" February 1

Finales[edit]

ABS-CBN[edit]

The following are programs that ended on ABS-CBN:

Scheduled[edit]

Stopped airing[edit]

GMA[edit]

The following are programs that ended on GMA:

Scheduled[edit]

Stopped airing[edit]

5[edit]

The following are programs that ended on 5:


Scheduled[edit]

Stopped airing[edit]

PTV[edit]

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


Stopped airing[edit]

Other channels[edit]

Scheduled[edit]

Stopped airing[edit]

Networks[edit]

The following are a list of free-to-air and cable channels or networks launches and closures in 2019.

Launches[edit]

Date Station Channel Source
January 1 Da Vinci Kids Sky Cable Channel 152 (Metro Manila)
Filmbox ArtHouse Sky Cable Channel 83 (Metro Manila)
January 13 Radyo5 Cignal Channel 1 (Nationwide)
January 21 810 Radyo Bandido TeleRadyo Channel 29.3 Channel 3 (Metro Manila)

Rebranded[edit]

The following is a list of television stations or cable channels that have made or will make noteworthy network rebrands in 2019.

Date Rebranded from Rebranded to Channel Source
January 9 Hyper One Sports Cignal Channel 91 (SD) / Channel 261 (HD)
Cablelink Channel 100 (Metro Manila)
January 13 AksyonTV 5 Plus Channel 41 (analog feed)
Cignal Channel 6 & 15 (Nationwide)
Sky Cable Channel 59 (Metro Manila)
Cablelink Channel 11 (Metro Manila)
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Closures[edit]

Date Station Channel Sign-on debut Source
January 9 Hyper Cignal Channel 91 (SD) / Channel 261 (HD)
Cablelink Channel 100 (Metro Manila)
April 14, 2012
January 12 AksyonTV Channel 41 (analog feed)
Cignal Channel 6 (Nationwide)
Sky Cable Channel 59 (Metro Manila)
Cablelink Channel 11 (Metro Manila)
February 21, 2011

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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