Magandang Umaga Po

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Magandang Umaga Po
Genre News, Features, Talk show
Created by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Starring Noli de Castro
Korina Sanchez
Country of origin Philippines
Running time 1 Hour
Original network ABS-CBN
Original release September 15, 1986 (1986-09-15) – January 27, 1995 (1995-01-27)
Followed by Alas Singko Y Medya

Magandang Umaga Po formerly known as Good Morning Philippines and Magandang Umaga was a morning show of ABS-CBN from September 15, 1986 up to January 27, 1995. This was the first morning show after the network's Martial Law shutdown in 1972, 14 years ago. It was later replaced by Alas Singko Y Medya due to the network's reformat of shows.


Magandang Umaga Po was first aired on September 15, 1986 where ABS-CBN returned on-air since September 14, with Noli "Kabayan" de Castro and Korina Sanchez as the morning show hosts. de Castro was replaced by Eagle Riggs in 1989. In 1992, Riggs left when he was off-air, but de Castro returned as a co-host with Sanchez and Erwin Tulfo. Sanchez and de Castro decided to leave the show after it was revealed that it would be replaced and to prepare for the launch of a rumored new morning program. Magandang Umaga Po aired its final episode on January 27, 1995, after 8 years. It was replaced by Asia Business News to occupied for the extension of the timeslot of MUP, after seven months it was replaced by the new morning program, Alas Singko Y Medya which premiered on August 7.

On September 6, 1993, the first regional morning show was launched entitled Maayong Buntag Mindanao (ABS-CBN TV-4 Davao) as a local counterpart of the said national morning show.


The show was used the theme from NBC's Today used from 1978 to 1981 titled "This Is Today" music by Ray Ellis considered as the show's for the morning program.



  • Magandang Umaga Balita
  • Magluto Tayo
  • Sine Sine
  • Showbiz News

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