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Type Broadcast television network
Branding GMA News TV Channel 11
Country Philippines
Availability Worldwide
Motto May Pag-asa (There's Hope)
Slogan Oras-oras, Alam Ko. (Every Hour, I Know.)
The Philippines' No. 1 News Channel
Headquarters 22/F Strata 2000 Building, Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
GMA Network Center, EDSA cor. Timog Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Broadcast area
Owner GMA Network Inc.
ZOE Broadcasting Network, Inc.
Parent GMA News and Public Affairs
GMA Entertainment TV Group
(Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc.)
Key people
Eddie Villanueva (Chairman, ZOE-TV)
Atty. Felipe L. Gozon (Chairman and CEO, GMA Network Inc.)
Nessa Valdellon (Head and Vice President for News and Public Affairs)
Gigi Santiago-Lara (AVP for Alternative Programing, GMA Network Inc.)
Launch date
February 28, 2011; 4 years ago (terrestrial)
July 2011 (international)
Former names
Q (2005-2011)
Picture format
480i (SDTV)
Sister channels
GMA Network
Official website
GMA News TV Main Page
Language Filipino (main)
English (secondary)
GMA News TV International
Launched July 2011
Owned by GMA Network Inc.
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Slogan Kabalitaang Tapat at Maaasahan
Country Philippines
Language Filipino, English
Broadcast area Worldwide
Sister channel(s) GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV

GMA News TV (informally abbreviated GNTV or simply News TV) is a television network in the Philippines and it is co-owned and operated by GMA Network Inc. and ZOE Broadcasting Network Inc./ZOE-TV of Jesus Is Lord Church leader Eddie Villanueva. GNTV's content, ranging from news and public affairs programs along with other programs - current affairs programming, entertainment, reality, drama, comedy, series, movie blockbuster, lifestyle, sports programs - is provided by GMA's subsidiary Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc., which in turn has an airtime agreement as the main content provider of ZOE-TV since 2005.

The network debuted on February 28, 2011 as a replacement for its former national network "Q"— as such it is broadcast by all television service providers and terrestrial stations which formerly carried Q. Its broadcast facilities for studios are located at the 22/F Strata 2000 Building, Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City and GMA Network Center, EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City with transmitter is located at Tandang Sora, Barangay Culiat, Quezon City.


GMA News TV was created as a replacement for "Q", a network which primarily featured imported dramas and lifestyle-oriented programming aimed towards women. GMA News TV was unveiled on February 7, 2011, and Q was discontinued on February 20, 2011 in preparation for the launch of the new service, which occurred on February 28, 2011.[1][2][3][4]


Most of GMA News TV's programming consists of news programs, public affairs shows including local and international entertainment news, sports programs, entertainment, reality, drama, comedy series, movie blocks, travel, lifestyle programs carried over from Q.

As part of its agreement to operate DZOE-TV as a carrier of GMA News TV (dating back to the establishment of Q), it also airs religious programming produced by ZOE during off-peak hours.


Later in 2011, GMA would also launch a 24-hour international feed of GMA News TV, as a compliment to its two other international channels (GMA Pinoy TV and GMA Life TV). It began to be offered as a preview channel in Australia on FetchTV, IPS/AccessTV in Japan, GUdTV in Guam and on OSN, with an official launch planned for the third quarter of 2011.[5][6][7][8]

GMA News TV International was officially launched on UBI World TV on December 1, 2011.[9] In May 2012, Canadian IPTV provider MTS TV added GMA News TV International, becoming its first Canadian carrier. In November 2012, Optik TV added the channel to their lineup. Additionally, GMA News TV international is now also available in Singtel TV Pay TV Customers in Singapore Channel 690 in SD, on ABNXcess Pay TV Customers in Malaysia Channel 731 in SD and also on Astro Pay TV Customers in Malaysia Channel TBA in SD will be Coming Soon and to be announced by Astro and Guangzhou Spring TV(Creative Power IPTV) Channel 762

Unlike its domestic counterpart, programs on GMA News TV International are air tape-delayed, except for selected special events such as live coverage of Day 1 of Eleksyon 2013.


Further information: List of GMA News TV stations

See also[edit]


  1. ^ PEP Entertainment Guide/Television
  2. ^ GMA News Online, Business Top Stories
  3. ^ GMA News TV goes on air retrieved via 02-28-2011
  4. ^ GMA News TV Station ID 2011 retrieved via via gmatv user 09-10-2012
  5. ^ "GMA Network launches third international channel". GMA News Online. 
  6. ^ "". 
  7. ^ "". 
  8. ^ "EARNINGS: GMA Network posts 18% growth in Q1 revenues". GMA News Online. 
  9. ^ "GMA News TV International: to be launched in Australia Oct. 1". GMA News Online. 

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