ABS-CBN

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ABS-CBN
TypeTerrestrial television network
BrandingKapamilya Network[note 1]
Country
AvailabilityNationwide
FoundedOctober 23, 1953; 67 years ago (1953-10-23)
by James Lindenberg,
Antonio Quirino,
Eugenio Lopez, Sr.,
and Fernando Lopez
SloganIn the Service of the Filipino
The Philippines' largest network
TV stationsList of TV stations
37.58% (Nielsen National Urban TAM January–August 2016)[1]
HeadquartersABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, Diliman, Quezon City
OwnerABS-CBN Corporation
Key people
Carlo Katigbak (President and CEO)
Cory Vidanes (COO for Broadcast)
Launch date
Terrestrial:
October 23, 1953
(initial)
September 14, 1986
(post-People Power Revolution)
Blocktime:
October 10, 2020
(Blocktime with ZOE TV)
Dissolved Terrestrial:
September 23, 1972
(martial law)
May 5, 2020
(legislative franchise lapsed)
Former names
Alto Broadcasting System (ABS)
Chronicle Broadcasting Network (CBN)
Picture format
480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Sister network
S+A
International channel
The Filipino Channel
Official website
www.abs-cbn.com
LanguageFilipino (main)
English (secondary)
ReplacedBBC-2 (martial law)
Replaced byAd Interim:

ABS-CBN is a television network in the Philippines owned and operated by ABS-CBN Corporation. It is the country's largest and leading television network with an advertising revenues amounted to PHP17.5 billion for 2011.[2] It was launched on 23 October 1953 and is among the first commercial television networks in Asia. Its headquarters is in Quezon City.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Media Ownership Monitor Philippines - ABS-CBN 2". Reporters Without Borders. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
  2. "ABS-CBN nets P2.4 billion for 2011". Press release. 13 April 2012. http://www.pse.com.ph/resource/disclosures/2012/pdf/dc2012-2736_ABS.pdf. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 

Notes

  1. Kapamilya is a Filipino term for a family member.

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