Y Speak

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Y Speak
Y Speak Program Card
Created by ABS-CBN
Developed by ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Starring Bianca Gonzales
Country of origin Philippines
Executive producer(s) Karen Almeida-Pedrealba & Bianca Gonzales
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Original network ABS-CBN
Studio 23
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original release January 2003 – October 2010

Y Speak was a youth-oriented debate show that discusses on Philippine issues. Now on its seventh year, Studio 23's flagship show Y Speak is hosted by Bianca Gonzalez which airs every Saturday.

To date, it is one of Studio 23's most awarded local shows. Aside from the CMMA victory as Best TV Talk Show, it is also a recipient of the UST Students' Choice Award for Best Public Affairs Talk Show, the Gandingan (UPLB Students' Choice Award) for Best Panel Discussion Show, the Anak TV Seal, and endorsements from the Department of Education and the National Youth Commission.


Bianca Gonzalez[edit]

Main article: Bianca Gonzalez

Y Speak Squad[edit]

Guest Host[edit]

Production crew[edit]

Y Speak is produced by Studio 23, headed by

  • Supervising Producer and Headwriter:Mori Rodriguez,
  • Executive Producer: Karen Almeida-Pedrealba & Bianca Gonzales
  • Co-Headwriter: Mae Manalac
  • Writers: Xavier Gravides, Janice O'Hara, Hanah Faraon
  • Associate Producer: Yog Macan.

Awards and recognitions[edit]

  • Winner, Best Public Affairs Program - KBP Golden Dove Awards 2007 & 2010
  • Winner, Best TV Talk Show - Catholic Mass Media Awards 2006
  • Winner, Ryan Agoncillo, Best Public Affairs Program Host - KBP Golden Dove Awards 2005
  • Winner, Best Public Affairs Talk Show - UST Students Choice Awards 2006
  • Winner, Best Panel Discussion Show - The Gandingan UPLB Students Choice Awards
  • Winner, Anak TV Seal Awards (2005-2007)
  • Special Award for Promoting Education - 2009 MTRCB TV Awards
  • Special Award - Department Of Education
  • Special Award - National Youth Commission
  • Nominee, Best Celebrity Talk Show - PMPC Star Awards for Television (2000-2007)
  • Nominee, Best Public Affairs Program - KBP Golden Dove Awards (2000-2006)
  • Nominee, Bianca Gonzalez, Best Public Affairs Program Host - KBP Golden Dove Awards 2005


  • Y Speak was originally broadcast on ABS-CBN hosted by Ryan Agoncillo and Karen Davila with Bianca as the segment host in January 2003. The debate show later moved to Studio 23 in summer of 2003.

See also[edit]