DZRR-TV

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DZRR-TV
ABS-CBN logo 2014.png
Baguio
Branding ABS-CBN TV-3 Baguio
Slogan In The Service of The Filipino
Channels Analog: 3 (VHF)
Digital: 33 (UHF) (ISDB-T) (Test Broadcast)
Virtual: 1.01 (LCN)
Subchannels See list
Affiliations ABS-CBN
Owner ABS-CBN Corporation
Founded 1967
Call letters' meaning DZ
Radio
Romance
(Under
Branding of
MOR Baguio)
Sister station(s) DWZO-TV 30 (S+A)
Former callsigns DZRI-TV (1967-1972)
D-3-ZO-TV (1987-1995)
Former channel number(s) 10 (1967-1972)
Former affiliations GTV/MBS (1974-1986)
Transmitter power 60.48 Kilowatts
Website www.abs-cbn.com

DZRR-TV (ABS-CBN Baguio), channel 3, is a commercial television station owned by Philippine television network ABS-CBN Corporation. Its studios are located at ABS-CBN Broadcast Center, #59 First Road, Quezon Hill Proper, Baguio City (relocated from the Lower Basement of CAP Building as the former address of the original station since the 2nd quarter of 2014), and transmitter is located at Mt. Sto. Tomas, Tuba, Benguet.

History[edit]

  • 1967 - ABS-CBN Baguio, the first television station of the network in Northern Luzon, was launched after it was merged with their former owners ABS and CBN. It was initially aired on TV-10 with a transmitting power of 500 watts.[1]It is the TV counterpart to the now defunct DZBC AM radio station, which opened in 1964.
  • 1969 - DZRI-TV 10 broadcasts the Seven Last Words from the Baguio Cathedral to viewers in Metro Manila and Pangasinan via microwave relay in what is considered the country's pioneer satellite broadcast.
  • 1972 - During the declaration of Martial Law by then-President Ferdinand Marcos, and the takeover of ABS-CBN by his crony, Roberto Benedicto, DZRI-TV was shut down.
  • 1974 - The operations of the closed down station was relaunched as the affiliate of Government Television (later Maharlika Broadcasting System, now People's Television Network), broadcasting programs from Manila, as well as occasional local content.
  • September 1987 - With the network's revival, ABS-CBN took over DZRI-TV (one year after its re-opening alongside DWWX-TV channel 2 in Manila), changed its call letters to D-3-ZO-TV, and it became a relay station of ABS-CBN Channel 2 Manila. As Channel 10 became the local station for GMA in the province, the channel was relaunched on a new frequency, Channel 3, which was used formerly by MBS, PTV Baguio today broadcasts on Channel 8.
  • 1988 - D-3-ZO-TV's Star Network ident, with a gold tri-ribbon channel 3 with a white star at the bottom tail, debuted.
  • 1989 - D-3-ZO-TV 3 offically becomes a satellite relay station broadcasting programs from Channel 2 Manila to viewers in the Cordillera Administrative Region, La Union and Ilocos Sur.
  • November 27, 1995 - D-3-ZO-TV changed its callsign to DZRR-TV, converted into an originating station.
  • January 27, 1997 - TV Patrol Northern Luzon (originally named as TV Patrol Baguio and TV Patrol Northern Luzon in 1999) was launched, becoming the station's flagship newscast.
  • July 2, 2018 - TV Patrol North Luzon was relaunched, which expands its broadcast reach from the Cordillera Administrative Region to viewers in Central Luzon, Ilocos Region and Cagayan Valley.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

UHF Channel 33 (587.143 MHz)

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming Note
1.01 480i 4:3 ABS-CBN BAGUIO ABS-CBN Test broadcast
1.02 SPORTS+ACTION S+A
1.03 CINEMO! Cine Mo! Encrypted
1.04 YEY! Yey!
1.05 Knowledge Channel Knowledge Channel
1.06 DZMM Teleradyo DZMM TeleRadyo
1.07 KBO Channel Kapamilya Box Office Requires subscription through ABS-CBNmobile
1.08 240p ABS-CBN OneSeg ABS-CBN OneSeg 1Seg

Notes:

  • CINEMO!, YEY!, Knowledge Channel, and DZMM Teleradyo are exclusive channels to TV Plus, a digital set-top box manufactured by the network.
  • Kapamilya Box Office or KBO Channel is accessible by texting activation on ABS-CBN Mobile for a free trial period.

ABS-CBN TV-3 Baguio Local Programs[edit]

ABS-CBN TV-3 Baguio Previously Programs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International TV Directory" (PDF). TV Factbook. 1970.