Pinoy Explorer

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Pinoy Explorer
Pinoyexplorer-titlecard.jpg
Title card for Pinoy Explorer, since 2013
Created byABC Development Corporation
Written byBenjou Elgincolin
Elmer L. Gatchalian
Directed byRowell L. Santiago
StarringAga Muhlach
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Filipino, English
No. of episodesEvery Saturdays
Production
Executive producer(s)Ma. Theresa Rodriguez
Editor(s)Edward Alegre
Clyte Aldys Luis
Running time1 hour (incl. commercials)
Release
Original networkTV5
Picture formatNTSC 480i
Original releaseFirst season:
September 18, 2011 - May 4, 2013
Second season:
September 15, 2013 - March 15, 2014
External links
Website

Pinoy Explorer is a Philippine Infotainment show hosted by Aga Muhlach and aired on TV5.[1] It airs every Saturdays at 6:45-7:45 pm after Magic Gimik: Revealed. It debuted on September 18, 2011, and features clips from the “Clash of the Titans” series and BBC's “Walking with Dinosaurs.”[2]

It is an edutainment program wherein Aga Muhlach, the host travels to many different places around the globe with an aim to educate the Filipino viewers in discovering the wonders of the world: places, people, artifacts, and history.[3] The program not only showcases trips to other places but it also educates viewers and takes them on journeys of discovery using cutting-edge technology. The show ended on May 4, 2013 as Aga runs for congressman for the 4th district of Camarines Sur.

Pinoy Explorer will be back on air on TV5 by September 2013[4] and aired its last episode last March 2014, with its last destination is in Russia, coinciding the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Pinoy Explorer is currently broadcast in the United States through Litton Weekend Adventure block of ABC.

Logo used from September 18, 2011 to May 4, 2013

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Trivia[edit]

According to reports, Pinoy Explorer got the highest pilot rating when it was aired last Sunday at 6:30 pm compared to other TV shows in other networks based on the Neilsen Media Research.[3] It posted an impressive 8.3% AMR or a total of 1,975,813 absolute viewers – 84,295 more than ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol Weekend’s 1,891,518 (7.9% AMR); and 465,543 viewers more than GMA’s 24 Oras Weekend’s 1,510,270 (6.3% AMR).[2]

Destinations[edit]

  1. Episode 1: Thermopolis, Wyoming, USA
  2. Episodes 2–3: Cody, Wyoming, USA
  3. Episodes 4–5: Arcata, Humboldt County, California, USA
  4. Episodes 6–7: Alaska, USA
  5. Episodes 9–10: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  6. Episodes 11–12: Nepal
  7. Episode 13: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  8. Episode 14: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  9. Episodes 15–16: Hong Kong, China
  10. Episode 17: Shenzhen, China
  11. Episodes 22– 23: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  12. Episode 23: Hanoi, Vietnam
  13. Halong Bay, Vietnam
  14. Episode 24: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  15. Albay, Philippines
  16. Episode 26: Camarines Sur
  17. Episode 27: Donsol, Sorsogon, Philippines
  18. Episode 28: Rome, Italy
  19. Venice, Italy
  20. Milan, Italy
  21. Batanes, Philippines
  22. Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
  23. Anilao, Batangas, Philippines
  24. Cavite, Philippines
  25. Korea
  26. Sydney, Australia
  27. Russia

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2012 34th Catholic Mass Media Awards[6] Best Adult Educational/Cultural Program Cast and crew Special Citation

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