XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé
This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. (February 2011)
|XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé|
Title screen from 2006-early 2009
|Created by||ABS-CBN Corporation|
|Developed by||ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|
|Directed by||Jimmy Dasal|
|Starring||Julius Babao |
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||357|
|Executive producer(s)||Myra Afable-Chavez|
|Editor(s)||Alvin John Capiz|
|Running time||45 minutes|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original release||March 4, 2006 –|
February 18, 2013
|Preceded by||Magandang Gabi, Bayan|
|Followed by||Banana Nite|
|Related shows||Mission X |
XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé (Exclusive, Explosive, Exposé) was a Philippine investigative news and crime show which premiered on March 4, 2006, and concluded on February 18, 2013 The show tackled anomalies and inconsistencies in the Philippines, criticizes the corruption in the Philippine society, from overpriced items to arms smuggling, covering a wide variety of topics that sometimes include Filipino traditions and beliefs. It was a public service show that aims to inform the people of the current problems troubling the Philippines.
The show was hosted by news anchors Julius Babao, Pinky Webb, and Anthony Taberna. Previously, Karen Davila, Henry Omaga-Diaz and Alex Santos hosted the show, with Babao being the only host to host every episode of the show.
The show took a new timeslot on October 12, 2009, Monday replacing Kalye to give way to the new season of Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up. The show was officially ended due to picking up with Pinoy True Stories since December 3, 2012 and on February 25, 2013, Monday, Banana Nite took over its late night slot.
XXX was a public affairs program that exposes illegal activities from the government down to the streets of the Philippines. XXX coordinates with local law enforcement agencies to help to justice people or entities that exploit individuals. Through its team of accomplices with hidden cameras, XXX documents the details of certain schemes and modus operandi and uses it as evidence to hold any perpetrators responsible for their crimes.
Saturday airing era (2006–2009)
The show was originally launched on March 4, 2006, and was originally hosted by Julius Babao, Karen Davila and Henry Omaga-Diaz, and was aired on a Saturday primetime timeslot. In 2008, Davila was replaced by Pinky Webb as host. In 2009, Alex Santos replaced Omaga-Diaz as host, and the opening theme along with the title card was changed.
Monday airing era (2009–2013)
In October 2009, in order to give way to Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up, XXX moved its timeslot to a late night Monday airing after Bandila. In 2010, Anthony Taberna replaced Alex Santos as host. The show aired its final episode on February 18, 2013.
On Studio 23
- XXX was aired on Studio 23 on Thursday 9:30 pm. as replay from Monday episode on ABS-CBN 2.
On DZMM TeleRadyo
- XXX aired in DZMM TeleRadyo on September 5, 2011 at 9:15 PM. It was announced on August 30, 2011 in DZMM's Dos Por Dos. This was seen only in DZMM TeleRadyo.