Kape at Balita

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Kape at Balita
Genre Newscast, Live action, Talk show, Commentary
Created by GMA Network
Developed by GMA News and Public Affairs
Written by Marielle Ventura
Directed by Mike Domingo
Starring Susan Enriquez
Joel Reyes Zobel
Michael Fajatin
Mariz Umali
Valerie Tan
Theme music composer Jimmy Antiporda
Opening theme "Kape at Balita"
by Frencheska Farr and Frank Magalona
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Executive producer(s) Portia Carbonell
Running time 1 1/2 hours
Original network GMA Network (1991-1993)
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original release GMA Network:
February 11, 1991 – 1993
GMA News TV:
October 22, 2012 – August 16, 2013
Preceded by Dobol B sa News TV (2011-2012)

Kape at Balita (literally Coffee and News in Filipino) is a morning newscast, talk and commentary program in the Philippines that was first aired from 1991 to 1993 on GMA 7. The morning show went back on air since October 22, 2012 and ended on August 16, 2013 on GMA News TV Channel 11.[1][2][3]


The morning show was hosted by Jessica Soho and Bobby Guanzon from 1991 to 1993. The program shown simultaneously on GMA 7 and DZBB 594 AM, it was one of the first TV-radio simulcast program in the country with Guanzon anchoring the show from the DZBB studio, and Soho hosting from the GMA News studio.

On October 22, 2012, Kape at Balita went back on air with new set of hosts. Susan Enriquez[4] serves as the main anchor of the program with DZBB anchor Joel Reyes Zobel, Michael Fajatin, Mariz Umali, and Valerie Tan as co-hosts. It is currently broadcast on GMA News TV on weekdays from 6:00 to 7:30 a.m. since October 22, 2012. The program ended on August 16, 2013.


Final presenters[edit]

  • Susan Enriquez
  • Joel Reyes Zobel
  • Michael Fajatin
  • Mariz Umali
  • Valerie Tan

Former presenters[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Isah V. Red (16 October 2012). "GMA News TV launches morning show". Manila Standard Today. 
  2. ^ "Fresh new mornings with GMA News TV International's Kape at Balita". GMA News. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Nestor U. Torre (16 November 2012). "New TV shows vie for viewers' patronage". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Mark Angelo Ching (15 October 2012). "Kapuso newscaster Susan Enriquez agrees there's a need for the Anti-Cybercrime Law". PEP.ph (in Filipino). Retrieved 18 January 2013.