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DYET-TV (TV5 Cebu)
Cebu City
Branding TV5 Channel-21 Cebu
Slogan Para Sa'Yo Kapatid
Channels Analog: 21 (UHF)
Affiliations TV5
Owner TV5 Network Inc.
Founded April 1, 1992
Call letters' meaning DY
Tan (former owner, deceased)
Sister station(s) DYAN-TV (AksyonTV)
Former callsigns DYMT-TV (1963-1972)
DYCP-TV (2007-2009, under the partnership of SBN)
Former channel number(s) 11 (1963-1972)
6 (2007-2009, under the partnership of SBN)
Former affiliations ABC Cebu (1992-2008)
Transmitter power 30,000 watts (232,800 watts ERP)
Website www.tv5.com.ph

DYET-TV, channel 21, is a television station of Philippine television network TV5 Network, Inc.. Its studios are located at TV5 Complex, Capitol Road, Camp Marina, Brgy. Kalunasan, Cebu City, and transmitter is located at Mt. Busay, Brgy. Babag 1, Cebu City. TV5 Cebu is the first ever UHF TV station in the Philippines after the shut-down of FEN-17 in 1991.


Opened in 1963, DYMT-TV Channel 11 is the first broadcast in the whole Central Visayas was launched by Associated Broadcasting Corporation until President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law was forced to shut-down in 1972.

On April 1, 1992, the station was opened after reopening of the national ABC 5 Manila along with changed its callsign to DYET-TV following by frequency from Channel 11 to Channel 21 (opposite DWET-TV 5 in Manila and followed by DYTE-TV 32 in Bacolod). Aside of this, ABC Cebu can also operates on Channel 6 (DYCP-TV) as the network's partnership of Southern Broadcasting Network from 2007 to 2009 and allowing to simulcast programs on this channel.

On August 9, 2009, the station aired a countdown to its re-launch for much of the next day until 19:00 PHT, when the network officially re-launched under its new name of TV5.[1][2]

On May 16, 2011, TV5 Cebu will finally relaunched through a new transmitter (which is located at Mt. Busay, Brgy. Babag 1, Cebu City) and increased power to 30,000 watts for clearer signal, as well as launching a regional newscast entitled Aksyon Bisaya.[3]

On April 13, 2013, TV5 Cebu launching its new programs in Cebu was introduced during the network's mall show in Parkmall, Mandaue City, along with the network's other drama series such as Manok ni San Pedro, Antigo and other network's programs.[4]

On September 8, 2016, TV5 Cebu decided to cancel Aksyon Bisaya (as well as other local-produced programs) due to cost-cutting measures by the network to sustain its day-by-day operations. Although the newscast was ended, the reporters and cameramen were remain employed and they will continue to give reports for Aksyon newscast seen nationally on TV5 and for Radyo5.[5][6] In the future, TV5 Cebu is now downgraded to became a relay (satellite-selling) station from the said Manila's flagship station effective September 11.

TV5 Cebu defunct programs[edit]

  • Aksyon Alerto
  • Antigo (2013; blocktimer)
  • Si Goot da Wanderpol (2014-2015: blocktimer)
  • Manok ni San Pedro (2013; blocktimer)
  • The Food Show: Mangaon Ta, Bai! (2015)
  • Tara Na! Suroy Suroy Ta! (2015)
  • Julie's ChiefBaker - Student Edition (season 2)
  • Let's Do Business (2014-2016; formerly from ABS-CBN Cebu)
  • Klasmit TV I Luv U Mekaniko (2014-2016)
  • One Plus Shop TV (2015–2016) (now moved to Skycable Cebu Channel 31)
  • Aksyon Bisaya (2011–2016)

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