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Davao City
Branding ABS-CBN TV-4 Davao
Slogan In The Service of The Filipino Worldwide
Channels Analog: 4 (VHF)
Digital: 22 (UHF) (ISDB-T) (test broadcast)
Virtual: 11.16 (LCN)
Subchannels See list
Affiliations ABS-CBN
Owner ABS-CBN Corporation
Founded 1967
Call letters' meaning DX
Alto Broadcasting
System (former owner following its merger with CBN)
Sister station(s) DXAB-TV (S+A)
Former callsigns DXAW-TV (1967-1972)[1]
Former channel number(s) 2 (1967-1972)
Former affiliations KBS/RPN (1972-1986)
Transmitter power 100 Kilowatts
Website www.abs-cbn.com

DXAS-TV, channel 4, is a VHF television station of Philippine television network ABS-CBN Corporation. Its studios and transmitter are located at the ABS-CBN Broadcast Center, Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City.


  • 1967 - DXAW-TV channel 2, the first television station in Southern Mindanao, was launched by ABS-CBN after ABS was merged with CBN into the same network.
  • 1972 - During the declaration of Martial Law by then-President Ferdinand Marcos, and the takeover of ABS-CBN by his crony, Roberto Benedicto, DXAS-TV was shut down, then upon reopening it became part of the Kanlaon Broadcasting System (later Radio Philippines Network, now CNN Philippines).
  • 1972 - DXAW-TV changed its callsign to DXAS-TV followed by frequency from Channel 2 to Channel 4.
  • March 16, 1987 - DXAS-TV reopened under ABS-CBN, its original owner.
  • June 28, 1987 - DXAS-TV introduced the Star Network logo with the famous numerical gold tri-ribbon channel 4 logo with a star at the end.
  • April 17, 1989 - TV Patrol Southern Mindanao (first known as TV Patrol Mindanao from 1989 to 1997 and reverted from 2001 to 2005/as TV Patrol Davao from 1997 to 2001), the channel's flagship newscast launched. It is the first and oldest local news bulletin in Mindanao.
  • 1989 - DXAS-TV set up its domestic satellite broadcast from Manila.
  • 2016 - ABS-CBN Davao started in ISDB-T Broadcast in April 9, 2016 For Launching of ABS-CBN TV Plus in Davao.

ABS-CBN 4 Davao Programs[edit]

Previously Aired Programs[edit]

  • Amor Chicko (simulcast along with ABS-CBN Visayas & Mindanao)
  • Ang TV Davao
  • Araw ng Dabaw (yearly; simulcast on S+A 21 Davao)
  • Awitanghalan (simulcast along with ABS-CBN Visayas & Mindanao)
  • Barangay Patrol
  • Campus Idols
  • Dinhing Dapita Sadya
  • For Life Presents (simulcast along with ABS-CBN Visayas & Mindanao)
  • Gikan sa Masa, Para sa Masa
  • Halo-Halo Sunday Specials
  • Kadayawan Festival (yearly; simulcast on S+A 21 Davao)
  • Kapalaran
  • Kapamilya Sabado Party
  • Little Big Star Davao
  • Milyonaryong Mini
  • Okiddo
  • SBD Jam (formerly Sabado Jam)
  • Saranghe
  • Summer Sunshine (simulcast along with ABS-CBN Visayas and Mindanao)
  • Tatak Sigurado
  • TV Patrol Davao
  • TV Patrol Mindanao

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

UHF Channel 22 (521.143 MHz)

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming Note
11.16 H.264 4:3 ABS-CBN DAVAO ABS-CBN
11.18 CINEMO! Cine Mo! Test Broadcast
11.21 YEY! Yey!
11.22 Knowledge Channel Knowledge Channel
11.23 DZMM Teleradyo DZMM TeleRadyo
11.24 KBO Channel Kapamilya Box Office Requires subscription via ABS-CBN Mobile
11.25 ABS-CBN Oneseg ABS-CBN Oneseg 1seg

CINEMO!, YEY!, Knowledge Channel, TeleRadyo and KBO Channel are exclusive channels to TV Plus, a digital set-top box manufactured by the network.

See also[edit]