|Born||Paolo Antonio Barba Bediones
March 17, 1974
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, Actor, TV presenter, Journalist, Newscaster, Radio commentator|
Bediones started his career as a commercial model, and later transitioned to television show hosting. He is best known for hosting GMA Network's Extra Challenge and Survivor Philippines. He is now a TV host and the newest newscaster on TV5.
On December 3, 2009, Bediones announced in a press conference that he had signed a three-year exclusive contract with TV5 (formerly ABC-5), owned by TV5 Network Inc. (formerly Associated Broadcasting Company).
His previous girlfriend was former beauty queen Abby Cruz. His late great grandfather was Maximo Bediones (1820–1932). Bediones has three sisters.
Bediones is a former TV host of a defunct MTV Philippines program Para Bos' and Gameplan TV where he won "Best TV Host" alongside co-hosts Suzi Entrata-Abrera and Mondo Castro of the band The Pin-Ups. His previously hosted shows on GMA Network are Channel S, Gameplan, Digital LG Challenge (formerly Digital LG Quiz), Extra Extra, Extra Challenge, ETChing, S-Files, Mornings @ GMA, Whammy! Push Your Luck, Unang Hirit, Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok!, Pinoy Meets World, and Survivor Philippines (Seasons 1 and 2) on GMA 7 and hosted Sapul sa Singko (formerly Sapul) on TV5.
He's now host a public service program called Rescue 5, and also he's now also host a reality show Demolition BJob and a sports program Astig in 2013 on TV5.
Since he did not become a news anchor for GMA News, and due to TV5 can't hire news anchor from ABS-CBN and GMA when Manny Pangilinan acquire TV5 from Tonyboy Cojuangco in late 2009, Bediones became a news anchor of Aksyon alongside Cheryl Cosim and later Erwin Tulfo. This was his first time as a newscaster for News5.
He was also given a public affairs program USI: Under Special Investigation on TV5 which airs every Sunday nights.
On February 22, 2012, Bediones joined together with Cheri Mercado to anchor a former news program entitled Pilipinas News replacing the former news program, Aksyon Journalismo.
On July 21, 2014, Bediones reunited with Cheryl Cosim for a new news program entitled Aksyon Tonite. This was Paolo's fourth over-all news program on News5 via TV5. He quit in late August, as he will shortly start a new restaurant business
Since Bediones did not become an announcer on GMA's Super Radyo DZBB 594, he became an announcer for Radyo5 92.3 News FM as a member of News5. There, he hosts Sakto kay Paolo, Sakto (rin) kay Cheri and renamed Trabaho Lang with Pilipinas News co-anchor Cheri Mercado airing every weeknight.
|2015||Sabado Badoo||Cameo Footage Featured||GMA Network|
|2014–2015||Aksyon Sa Umaga||News Anchor||TV5|
|2014||Aksyon Tonite||News Anchor|
|2013-2015||Rescue 5||Host/Team Leader|
|2012||Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Philippines||Host/Team Leader|
|2012–2014||Pilipinas News||News Anchor|
|2012–2013||Good Morning Club||Host/Anchor|
|2011–2012||Sapul sa Singko||Host/Anchor|
|2011–2012||Aksyon JournalisMO||News Anchor|
|2010–2012||USI: Under Special Investigation||Host|
|2009||Survivor Philippines: Palau||Host||GMA Network|
|2008||Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok!||Host|
|2008||Survivor Philippines (season 1)||Host|
|2007–2009||Whammy! Push Your Luck||Host|
|2006||Pinoy Meets World||Host|
|2006||Extra Challenge Reloaded||Host||QTV 11|
|2006||Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell||Prof. Brando/Captain B||GMA Network|
|2001–2003||Digital LG Challenge||Host|
|2003||Para Bos!||Host||Music Source Inc.|
|2003–2006||Extra Challenge||Host||GMA Network|
|2002||The Great Globe Adventure||Host|
|2002–2003||Extra Service: Income||Exibitionist|
|2001–2002||Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin||Cameo Appearance|
|1999–2004||Digital LG Quiz||Host|
|1998–1999||Mornings @ GMA||Host|
|1997–1998||Etching: Entertainment Today w/ Lyn Ching||Host|
|1996–1998||Text Game Show (Philippine TV Game Show)||Host|
|2012–13||Trabaho Lang with Paolo and Cherie||Host||Radyo5 92.3 News FM / AksyonTV|
|2010–12||Sakto kay Paolo, Sakto rin kay Cherie||Host||Radyo5 92.3 News FM|
|2009||Shake Rattle & Roll XI||Newscaster||Regal Films|
|2005||Exodus: Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom||Haring Bantayan||Imus Productions|
|2003||Walang Kapalit||Teddy||Viva Films|
|2014||Paolo Bediones Scandal||Paolo Bediones||XVideos|
Awards and recognitions
- Winner, Best Showbiz Oriented Talk Show Host for S-Files - 2005 PMPC Star Awards For Television (Tied w/ Boy Abunda of "The Buzz")
- Winner, Best Reality Competition Program Hosts for Extra Challenge - PMPC Star Awards For Television (2004, 2005 & 2006) (w/ Ethel Booba)
- Winner, Best Travel Show Hosts for Pinoy Meets World - 21st PMPC Star Awards For Television 2007 (w/ Miriam Quiambao)
- Winner, Best Reality Show Host for Survivor Philippines - 23rd PMPC Star Awards For Television (2009)
- Hall of Fame Winner - Aliw Awards (2000–2006)