Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation

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Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC TV) is a Philippine-based media company and VHF television network of the Government Communications Group under the [[Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)#Presidential Communications Operations Office|Presidential Communications Operations Office]] (PCOO).wikipedia
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People's Television Network

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IBC TV, along with sister media companies People's Television Network and Philippine Broadcasting Service, forms the media arm of the PCOO. In 1996, Vintage Enterprises transferred to IBC as part of the launching of Vintage Television (VTV), a primetime block that aired on IBC with PBA, Blow by Blow and other Vintage Sports-produced programs after moving from another government-owned station, People's Television Network (PTV).
PTV, along with sister media companies Radio Philippines Network (minority-owned) and Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, as well as radio network Philippine Broadcasting Service, forms the media arm of the PCOO.

Philippine Broadcasting Service

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IBC TV, along with sister media companies People's Television Network and Philippine Broadcasting Service, forms the media arm of the PCOO.
PBS, along with its television network counterpart People's Television Network and sister media companies Radio Philippines Network (minority-owned) and Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, forms the media arm of the PCOO.

Media of the Philippines

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Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC TV) is a Philippine-based media company and VHF television network of the Government Communications Group under the [[Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)#Presidential Communications Operations Office|Presidential Communications Operations Office]] (PCOO).
Some media outlets, such as RPN/IBC (television) and the Philippine Broadcasting Service (radio), are government-run.

Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)

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Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC TV) is a Philippine-based media company and VHF television network of the Government Communications Group under the [[Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)#Presidential Communications Operations Office|Presidential Communications Operations Office]] (PCOO).
There are three government-run television networks, namely the People's Television Network (PTV-4), the Radio Philippines Network (RPN-9) and the Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC-13).

Radio Philippines Network

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In between 1970 and 1972, IBC launched its color transmission system named "Vinta Color" named after the vintas from Zamboanga, becoming the third network in the Philippines to convert to all-color broadcasts, after ABS-CBN and RPN. In September 1972, then-President Ferdinand Marcos declared a martial law at the entire country, resulting IBC and other television networks (except Kanlaon Broadcasting System which was owned by a Marcos crony, Roberto Benedicto) was forced to shutdown by the government. On February 1, 1975, during the martial law era and the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, due to a constitutional limitation prohibiting the ownership of media by non-Filipinos or corporations not 100% Filipino owned, the network was acquired by a Marcos crony named Roberto Benedicto (who also owned Kanlaon Broadcasting System, which later renamed as Radio Philippines Network or RPN and the now defunct Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation or BBC) and was renamed Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC). Through the blood and sweat of its employees and the income generated from its programs, the network built and finally moved to its present home at the modern Broadcast City, together with its affiliated networks RPN and BBC in July 1978.
Founded by Roberto Benedicto and prior to the privatization, it was the sister station of current government owned and controlled Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation.

DZTV-TV

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Inter-Island Broadcasting Corporation was established in October 1959 when DZTV Channel 13 in Manila went its test broadcast.
DZTV-TV, channel 13, is the flagship TV station of Philippine television network Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, located in Metro Manila.

Quezon City

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Zuzuarregui Street, Barangay Matandang Balara, Diliman, Quezon City.
Television companies such as ABS-CBN, RPN, GMA Network, INC TV, UNTV, Net 25, PTV, and IBC all have their headquarters in Quezon City.

DZMZ

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IBC would launch an FM station DWKB-FM the same year.
89 DMZ Danze Muzic Zone (formerly under DZMZ 89.1 MHz Metro Manila) was a music FM station from November 18, 1989 until February 28, 2001 and was owned and operated by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines.

Radio Mindanao Network

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Soriano was also a majority owner of the Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) and the Philippine Herald newspaper.
RMN joined forces with the Philippine Herald and Inter-Island Broadcasting Corporation to form the powerful first tri-media organization.

ABS-CBN (TV network)

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In between 1970 and 1972, IBC launched its color transmission system named "Vinta Color" named after the vintas from Zamboanga, becoming the third network in the Philippines to convert to all-color broadcasts, after ABS-CBN and RPN.
The monopoly in television was broken in 1960, when DZTV-TV 13 was established by the Inter-Island Broadcasting Corporation (now Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation) (IBC), owned by Dick Baldwin.

Iskul Bukol

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Among its top-rated shows were a film series of Tarzan that starred Johnny Weissmuller, showbiz talk shows See-True and Seeing Stars hosted by Inday Badiday and Joe Quirino respectively, and comedy shows Iskul Bukol, Chicks to Chicks, and T.O.D.A.S. (Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show).
Iskul Bukol is a Philippine situational comedy show that aired on the IBC-13 network from October 1978 to 1990.

Chika Chika Chicks

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Among its top-rated shows were a film series of Tarzan that starred Johnny Weissmuller, showbiz talk shows See-True and Seeing Stars hosted by Inday Badiday and Joe Quirino respectively, and comedy shows Iskul Bukol, Chicks to Chicks, and T.O.D.A.S. (Television's Outrageously Delightful All-Star Show).
Chicks to Chicks is a Philippine television sitcom that aired on IBC from 1979 to 1987 and ABS-CBN (retitled as Chika Chika Chicks) from 1987 to 1991.

Roberto Benedicto

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In September 1972, then-President Ferdinand Marcos declared a martial law at the entire country, resulting IBC and other television networks (except Kanlaon Broadcasting System which was owned by a Marcos crony, Roberto Benedicto) was forced to shutdown by the government. On February 1, 1975, during the martial law era and the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, due to a constitutional limitation prohibiting the ownership of media by non-Filipinos or corporations not 100% Filipino owned, the network was acquired by a Marcos crony named Roberto Benedicto (who also owned Kanlaon Broadcasting System, which later renamed as Radio Philippines Network or RPN and the now defunct Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation or BBC) and was renamed Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC).
Benedicto owned Philippine Exchange Company, the Philippines Daily Express, Radio Philippines Network, Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation and Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation.

Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation

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On February 1, 1975, during the martial law era and the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, due to a constitutional limitation prohibiting the ownership of media by non-Filipinos or corporations not 100% Filipino owned, the network was acquired by a Marcos crony named Roberto Benedicto (who also owned Kanlaon Broadcasting System, which later renamed as Radio Philippines Network or RPN and the now defunct Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation or BBC) and was renamed Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC). Through the blood and sweat of its employees and the income generated from its programs, the network built and finally moved to its present home at the modern Broadcast City, together with its affiliated networks RPN and BBC in July 1978.
In July 1978, BBC, RPN and another Benedicto-owned network, the Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) (which originally aired from San Juan del Monte), transferred to the Broadcast City compound in Old Balara, Quezon City, with the transmitter located along Panay Avenue, Quezon City (now being used by ABS-CBN), with the then newly upgraded 35 kW transmitter for better broadcast reception.

Viva Television

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Later in the year 2000, Viva Entertainment's subsidiary Viva Television acquired Vintage Enterprises (including VTV on IBC block) from the Velez family and changed its name to Viva TV, a primetime sports and entertainment block on IBC which continued until 2002.
In the year 2000, Viva Entertainment's subsidiary Viva Television acquired Vintage Enterprises (including Vintage Television on IBC Primetime block) from the Vélez group and changed its name to Viva TV as the Primetime Sports and Entertainment block on IBC, at the same day Viva TV set Philippine television ablaze when it pioneered the “game show” segment.

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Andrés Soriano, Sr. of San Miguel Corporation, would acquire the network in 1962.
ANSCOR also went into insurance; gold mining (Antamok Mining, which together with the companies of John Hausserman and Jan Hendrik Marsman, made the Philippines second only to California as the top gold producer of the world); oil exploration (Philippine Oil Development Company, Inc.); airline (Philippine Airlines); copper mining (Atlas Consolidated); copper wire manufacture (Phelps Dodge Philippines); fertilizer from pyrite (Atlas Fertilizer); logging and lumber (Bislig Bay Lumber); paper manufacture (Paper Industries Corporation (PICOP)); fluorescent lamps and incandescent light bulbs (Philippine Electrical Manufacturing Company (PEMCO)); jute bags (Industrial Textiles Manufacturing Company of the Philippines, Inc. (ITEMCOP)); steel drums (Rheem Philippines); newspapers (The Philippines Herald) and broadcasting (DZTV Channel 13).

Blow by Blow (Philippine boxing program)

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In 1996, Vintage Enterprises transferred to IBC as part of the launching of Vintage Television (VTV), a primetime block that aired on IBC with PBA, Blow by Blow and other Vintage Sports-produced programs after moving from another government-owned station, People's Television Network (PTV).
Blow by Blow is a weekly sports television boxing program produced by Vintage Sports and aired over television network Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation.

Star for a Night (Philippine TV series)

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Despite this, the grand finals of Star for a Night, its last Viva TV-produced program was aired on IBC on March 1, 2003.
Star for a Night was a Philippine singing contest produced by Viva Television and broadcast by IBC from March 31, 2002 to March 1, 2003.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Philippine game show)

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In 2001, IBC scored a major victory with the top-rated Philippine franchise of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, which triggered the game show craze that was followed by ABS-CBN's own game show Game KNB?
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? was broadcast from 2000 to 2002 on the government-sequestered Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, produced by Viva Television, and was hosted by actor Christopher de Leon.

ABS-CBN

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President Corazon Aquino turned over IBC and RPN to the Government Communications Group and awarded BBC through an executive order to ABS-CBN.
The entertainment programmes of ABS-CBN were also revamped with series that previously aired on RPN 9 and IBC 13, which included Eat Bulaga!, Okey Ka Fairy Ko!, The Sharon Cuneta Show, and Coney Reyes on Camera, while producing original content, which included The Maricel Soriano Drama Special, Palibhasa Lalake, and Home Along Da Riles.

AKTV

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IBC signed a blocktime agreement with TV5's sports division Sports5 to air live sports coverage via its sports programming block AKTV.
Owned and operated by TV5, it occupied the 5:00 to 11:00pm timeslot of IBC; weekend coverage usually began at 11:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Broadcast City

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Through the blood and sweat of its employees and the income generated from its programs, the network built and finally moved to its present home at the modern Broadcast City, together with its affiliated networks RPN and BBC in July 1978.
Broadcast City is the former home of TV and radio networks, BBC, RPN (until October 2012, now located at Panay Avenue) and IBC (until December 2018, now located at Capitol Hills Drive).

People Power Revolution

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After the People Power Revolution which ousted the dictator Ferdinand Marcos and install Corazon Aquino as the new president of the Philippines, IBC, with 20 television stations that time, was sequestered by the Presidential Commission on Good Government for allegedly being part of the crony capitalism under the Marcos regime.
On the Palace balcony, Marcos took the Oath of Office, aired on IBC-13 and RPN-9 (RPN-9 was going off-the-air during the broadcast of the inauguration, as its transmitter was captured by reformist soldiers).

Asian Television Content Corporation

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IBC recently signed a memorandum of agreement with the Asian Television Content Corporation under Engr.
Asian Television Content Corporation (ATC) is a Filipino TV broadcast programming content provider and the major blocktimer of the Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, a government-sequestred TV network founded in 1960.

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IBC signed a blocktime agreement with TV5's sports division Sports5 to air live sports coverage via its sports programming block AKTV.
The telecasts were known as the PBA on ABC, after the disbandment of the broadcasting consortium between NBN-4 and IBC-13.