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Zamboanga City
Branding ABS-CBN TV 3 Zamboanga
Slogan In the Service of the Filipino Worldwide
Channels Analog: 3 (VHF)
Affiliations ABS-CBN
Owner ABS-CBN Corporation
Founded 1976
Sister station(s) DXFH-TV (S+A)
Former channel number(s) 9 (1986-1995)
Former affiliations GMA Network (1976–1995) under RT Broadcasting, Inc. (RT-3)
Transmitter power 50,000 watts(285,440 Watts ERP)
Website www.abs-cbn.com

ABS-CBN Zamboanga (DXLL-TV Channel 3), is an owned and operated television station of Philippine television network ABS-CBN Corporation located at the former Philippine Broadcasting Service (PBS). Its studios at the ABS-CBN Broadcast Center, San Jose Road, Zamboanga City and transmitter at Tetuan St., Zamboanga City.

The station became an affiliate of ABS-CBN on January 1, 1995 after airing GMA programs before when the station was still owned by RT Broadcast Specialist. Ownership of this channel took over to ABS-CBN Regional Network Group. The TV station became one of the top-rating networks in Zamboanga alone.

Its radio station MOR 98.7 For Life! Zamboanga, formerly known as Star Radio (1995–1997) and ABS-CBN Radio (1997–2001), was first aired in the first quarter of 1995. ABS-CBN Zamboanga can be also heard/seen on the island of Basilan and areas of Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay.


  • During the time when GMA broadcast some programs, on this station, it was then called as "Pioneer 3 Zamboanga"
  • ABS-CBN Zamboanga was first aired in late 1986 through its affiliate, the now defunct First United Broadcasting Corporation. Programs were aired from 12:00 noon to 11:00pm, weekdays, and 9:00am to 12:00 m.n. on weekends. Programs on FUBC-9 were Cuentas Claras and FUBC News. In 1991–1992, programs on WRR 101.9 were aired on its radio station 99.5 FM. For more information, see the article First United Broadcasting Corporation (DXLA-TV), owned by GMA Network.
  • January 1, 1995 – ABS-CBN moved its frequency to Channel 3, which is now wholly owned by ABS-CBN Regional Network Group.
  • March 1995 (Cebu City) - The station was one of the first stations airing Cebu-produced ABS-CBN programs; the others being TV-2 Cagayan de Oro, TV-3 General Santos and TV-4 Davao during the launching of two Visayan drama series such as "Kang Kinsa Isabwag ang Mga Bulak" and "Siya ug Ako sa Kangitngit" along with the original sitcom "Milyonaryong Mini". The Network Group was successfully expanded in the Visayas-Mindanao in 1996 and later Luzon in 1997.
  • DXFH-FM (MOR 98.7 For Life! Zamboanga), its radio station, was launched on the first quarter in 1995 as Star Radio on 98.7 MHz. DXFH was originally owned by Sundance Apolinario of 4H Class 1980 (Hence the acronym FH).

ABS-CBN 3 Zamboanga programs[edit]

Aside from these programs, ABS-CBN Zamboanga is one of the network's regional stations in Visayas and Mindanao that also airs blocktime shows produced in Davao and Cebu.

Upcoming programs[edit]

  • Buenos Dias Chavacano

ABS-CBN 3 Zamboanga former programs[edit]

  • Zambo Jambo (1997-2005) - is the first variety show in Zamboanga City.[1] Long before Kapamilya, Mas Winner Ka!, Zambo Jambo was became the first variety show in all regional stations but in 2005, it was discontinued.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Zambo jambo, 2000-01-01, retrieved 2016-11-15