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Davao City
BrandingABS-CBN TV-4 Davao
SloganIn The Service of The Filipino
ChannelsAnalog: 4 (VHF)
Digital: 22 (UHF) (ISDB-T) (test broadcast)
Virtual: 11.16 (LCN)
SubchannelsSee list
TranslatorsTV-24 Mati
OwnerABS-CBN Corporation
Call letters' meaningDX
Alto Broadcasting
System (former owner following its merger with CBN)
Sister station(s)DXAB-TV (S+A)
Former callsignsDXAW-TV (1967-1972)[1]
Former channel number(s)2 (1967-1972)
Former affiliationsKBS/RPN (1972-1986)
Transmitter power100 Kilowatts

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 Broadcasting Complex, Broadcast Avenue, Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City.

Its radio stations MOR 101.1 For Life! Davao on the FM band, formerly known as 101.1 Radio Romance Davao (1992-1995), 101.1 Star Radio Davao (1995-1997), 101.1 ABS-CBN Radio Davao (1997-1999) and ABS-CBN DXRR 101.1 Davao (1999-2001), was first aired on March 2, 1992 and DXAB Radyo Patrol 1296 Davao on the AM band, was first aired on March 16, 1997. ABS-CBN Davao can be also seen in the entire Davao Region and Surigao del Sur (excluding Tandag).


  • 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, DXAW-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.
  • August 8, 1988 - DXAS-TV reopened under ABS-CBN, its original owner along with the introduction of the Star Network logo with the famous numerical gold tri-ribbon channel 4 logo with a star at the end.
  • January 16, 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 station's flagship newscast launched. It is the first and oldest local news bulletin in Mindanao.
  • 1989 - DXAS-TV commences its domestic satellite broadcast from Manila to bring national programs to viewers in the Davao Region.
  • March 2, 1992 - MOR 101.1 For Life! Davao, its FM radio station was launched as 101.1 Radio Romance Davao.
  • March 16, 1997 - DXAB Radyo Patrol 1296 Davao, its AM radio station was launched as a news and talk station, just two and a half decade since radio operations ended and 40 years since it started local radio broadcasts as DXAW-AM 640 kHz in 1957.
  • 2016 - ABS-CBN Davao started its ISDB-T digital broadcast on April 9, 2016 for the launching of ABS-CBN TV Plus in Davao.

ABS-CBN 4 Davao Programs[edit]

Previously Aired Programs[edit]

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

UHF Channel 22 (521.143 MHz)

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming Note
11.16 480i 4:3 ABS-CBN DAVAO ABS-CBN Test broadcast
11.18 CINEMO! Cine Mo! Encrypted
11.21 YEY! Yey!
11.22 Knowledge Channel Knowledge Channel
11.23 DZMM Teleradyo DZMM TeleRadyo
11.25 KBO Channel Kapamilya Box Office Requires subscription via ABS-CBNmobile
11.26 240p ABS-CBN OneSeg ABS-CBN OneSeg 1seg

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

See also[edit]