Radio Philippines Network

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Radio Philippines Network, Inc. (RPN) is a Filipino-based television and radio company based in Quezon City.wikipedia
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People's Television Network

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RPN, along with sister media companies People's Television Network and Philippine Broadcasting Service, forms the media arm of the PCOO.
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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RPN, 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.

CNN Philippines

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Radio Philippines Network operates television stations with airtime being leased by its parent Nine Media, serving as primary broadcasters of CNN Philippines, a local franchise of the Cable News Network.
It is owned and operated by Nine Media Corporation, together with Radio Philippines Network (RPN) as the main content provider, under license from WarnerMedia, a multimedia subsidiary of US-based telecommunications provider AT&T.

Media of the Philippines

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Radio Philippines Network, Inc. (RPN) is a Filipino-based television and radio company based in Quezon City.
Some media outlets, such as RPN/IBC (television) and the Philippine Broadcasting Service (radio), are government-run.

Roberto Benedicto

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It is the flagship media property of Nine Media Corporation of the ALC Group of Companies; along with the [[Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)#Presidential Communications Operations Office|Presidential Communications Operations Office]] (PCOO), and Far East Managers and Investors Inc., owned by the family of company founder Roberto Benedicto, among others, as major shareholders.
Benedicto owned Philippine Exchange Company, the Philippines Daily Express, Radio Philippines Network, Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation and Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation.

Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation

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Founded by Roberto Benedicto and prior to the privatization, it was the sister station of current government owned and controlled Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation. The network also pioneered the use of computer graphics for their program plugs and station IDs, as well as for the broadcasts of its easily recognizable digital clock embedded on the lower left part of the screen during the entire broadcast day except for newscasts, commercials, continuity plugs, station ID, and during sign-off; eventually becoming the centerpiece of the network's broadcasts for 32 years (starting in 1975), until it was abandoned in 2007; and after the fire that razed its first studios on June 6, 1973, RPN moved to the Broadcast Plaza (now ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center) in the same year, and to its current Broadcast City home in July 1978, alongside sister networks BBC and IBC.
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.

Quezon City

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Radio Philippines Network, Inc. (RPN) is a Filipino-based television and radio company based in 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.

DZBS-TV

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In 1971, KBS firmly established as an all-color television network, consisting of four full powered provincial stations, strategically situated in Baguio (KBS-12), Bicol (KBS-10 in Iriga), Bacolod (KBS-8), and Cebu (KBS-9 in Mandaue), alongside the flagship station (KBS-9) in Manila, with plans to expand southward into Mindanao at that time.
DZBS-TV, channel 12, is a television station of Radio Philippines Network and Nine Media Corporation.

Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)

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It is the flagship media property of Nine Media Corporation of the ALC Group of Companies; along with the [[Presidential Communications Group (Philippines)#Presidential Communications Operations Office|Presidential Communications Operations Office]] (PCOO), and Far East Managers and Investors Inc., owned by the family of company founder Roberto Benedicto, among others, as major shareholders.
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).

DWKI-TV

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In 1971, KBS firmly established as an all-color television network, consisting of four full powered provincial stations, strategically situated in Baguio (KBS-12), Bicol (KBS-10 in Iriga), Bacolod (KBS-8), and Cebu (KBS-9 in Mandaue), alongside the flagship station (KBS-9) in Manila, with plans to expand southward into Mindanao at that time.
RPN DWKI-TV, channel 10, is a television station of Radio Philippines Network.

DYKB-TV

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In 1971, KBS firmly established as an all-color television network, consisting of four full powered provincial stations, strategically situated in Baguio (KBS-12), Bicol (KBS-10 in Iriga), Bacolod (KBS-8), and Cebu (KBS-9 in Mandaue), alongside the flagship station (KBS-9) in Manila, with plans to expand southward into Mindanao at that time.
DYKB-TV, channel 8, is a television station of Radio Philippines Network and Nine Media Corporation Its studios are located at Purok KBS, Pta.

Eat Bulaga!

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RPN became the birthplace and the first humble abode of the now longest running daytime variety show Eat Bulaga! (premiering in 1979); as well as the longest running game show on Philippine television Family Kuarta o Kahon hosted by Pepe Pimentel (originally aired on ABS-CBN then BBC-2); which it aired for almost 38 years, until it finally folded up during the year 2000.
Production Specialists, Inc., a company owned by Romy Jalosjos, brought the idea of creating a noontime show for Radio Philippines Network (RPN).

John en Marsha

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The network covered special events such as the Olympic Games (it is also the first sporting coverage to broadcast in full color), Thrilla in Manila in 1975; and also became the official broadcaster for the Miss Universe pageant held in Manila in 1974; and programs such as John En Marsha (which both the media and academe regarded the show as the paradigm of development communication), Flordeluna and Superstar (formerly known as The Nora Aunor-Eddie Peregrina Show).
John en Marsha (John and Marsha) was a Philippine television sitcom that aired on the Radio Philippines Network (RPN) from May 1973 to July 30, 1990.

DZKB-TV

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In 1971, KBS firmly established as an all-color television network, consisting of four full powered provincial stations, strategically situated in Baguio (KBS-12), Bicol (KBS-10 in Iriga), Bacolod (KBS-8), and Cebu (KBS-9 in Mandaue), alongside the flagship station (KBS-9) in Manila, with plans to expand southward into Mindanao at that time.
DZKB-TV, is the flagship TV station of Philippine television network Radio Philippines Network, the official affiliate of CNN Philippines.

DWIZ

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RPN also operates regional AM radio stations under the brand Radyo Ronda, serving as partial affiliate of sister station DWIZ in Metro Manila.
On January 3, 2014, DWIZ signed a 3-year memorandum of agreement with Radio Philippines Network (owner of CNN Philippines-affiliated stations and Radyo Ronda) for the expanded coverage of the both TV and radio networks nationwide.

DYKC-TV

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In 1971, KBS firmly established as an all-color television network, consisting of four full powered provincial stations, strategically situated in Baguio (KBS-12), Bicol (KBS-10 in Iriga), Bacolod (KBS-8), and Cebu (KBS-9 in Mandaue), alongside the flagship station (KBS-9) in Manila, with plans to expand southward into Mindanao at that time.
DYKC-TV, channel 9, is a VHF television station of Philippine television network Radio Philippines Network, the official affiliate of CNN Philippines.

ABS-CBN

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Properties and funding for the nascent TV network partly came from ABS-CBN in the form of its old headquarters along Roxas Boulevard and equipment from Toshiba enabling them to broadcast in color.
The network's radio stations were also affected with BBC and Radio Philippines Network operating several of the stations.

Family Kuarta o Kahon

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RPN became the birthplace and the first humble abode of the now longest running daytime variety show Eat Bulaga! (premiering in 1979); as well as the longest running game show on Philippine television Family Kuarta o Kahon hosted by Pepe Pimentel (originally aired on ABS-CBN then BBC-2); which it aired for almost 38 years, until it finally folded up during the year 2000.
It is aired on ABS-CBN, BBC and RPN.

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center

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The network also pioneered the use of computer graphics for their program plugs and station IDs, as well as for the broadcasts of its easily recognizable digital clock embedded on the lower left part of the screen during the entire broadcast day except for newscasts, commercials, continuity plugs, station ID, and during sign-off; eventually becoming the centerpiece of the network's broadcasts for 32 years (starting in 1975), until it was abandoned in 2007; and after the fire that razed its first studios on June 6, 1973, RPN moved to the Broadcast Plaza (now ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center) in the same year, and to its current Broadcast City home in July 1978, alongside sister networks BBC and IBC.
ABS-CBN would soon give away the Roxas Boulevard studios to Kanlaon Broadcasting System or KBS (now known as Radio Philippines Network or RPN), which then took Channel 9 and prompted ABS-CBN to switch frequencies from Channels 3 and 9 to Channels 2 and 4.

ABS-CBN (TV network)

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RPN became the birthplace and the first humble abode of the now longest running daytime variety show Eat Bulaga! (premiering in 1979); as well as the longest running game show on Philippine television Family Kuarta o Kahon hosted by Pepe Pimentel (originally aired on ABS-CBN then BBC-2); which it aired for almost 38 years, until it finally folded up during the year 2000.
This frequency adjustment was done to make room for Kanlaon Broadcasting System or KBS (now Radio Philippines Network) to occupy the channel 9 frequency.

Banahaw Broadcasting Corporation

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RPN became the birthplace and the first humble abode of the now longest running daytime variety show Eat Bulaga! (premiering in 1979); as well as the longest running game show on Philippine television Family Kuarta o Kahon hosted by Pepe Pimentel (originally aired on ABS-CBN then BBC-2); which it aired for almost 38 years, until it finally folded up during the year 2000. The network also pioneered the use of computer graphics for their program plugs and station IDs, as well as for the broadcasts of its easily recognizable digital clock embedded on the lower left part of the screen during the entire broadcast day except for newscasts, commercials, continuity plugs, station ID, and during sign-off; eventually becoming the centerpiece of the network's broadcasts for 32 years (starting in 1975), until it was abandoned in 2007; and after the fire that razed its first studios on June 6, 1973, RPN moved to the Broadcast Plaza (now ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center) in the same year, and to its current Broadcast City home in July 1978, alongside sister networks BBC and IBC.
Roberto Benedicto, a crony of then-President Ferdinand Marcos and owner of the Kanlaon Broadcasting System, took over the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center complex on Bohol (now Sergeant Esguerra) Avenue in Quezon City after the KBS Studios along Roxas Boulevard in Pasay City (which were ironically sold to them by ABS-CBN in 1969) were destroyed by fire on June 6, 1973, a few months before BBC went on air.

Superstar (Philippine TV program)

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The network covered special events such as the Olympic Games (it is also the first sporting coverage to broadcast in full color), Thrilla in Manila in 1975; and also became the official broadcaster for the Miss Universe pageant held in Manila in 1974; and programs such as John En Marsha (which both the media and academe regarded the show as the paradigm of development communication), Flordeluna and Superstar (formerly known as The Nora Aunor-Eddie Peregrina Show).
Superstar was a weekly prime time musical variety show formerly broadcast in the Philippines by the Radio Philippines Network and hosted by Nora Aunor from 1970 to 1989.

TAPE Inc.

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By 1989, some of RPN's programming such as John en Marsha and Superstar were cancelled, and TAPE Inc.'s daytime programs Eat Bulaga!, Agila and Coney Reyes on Camera (a co-production with Coney Reyes' CAN Television) moved under a co-production agreement to ABS-CBN, as they saw the resurgent network as a vital element in the sustaining of the three shows' success.
Television and Production Exponents Inc. (TAPE Inc.) is a Philippine television production company established in 1978 and is a partner of GMA Network Inc. (after Radio Philippines Network and ABS-CBN).

Coney Reyes on Camera

By 1989, some of RPN's programming such as John en Marsha and Superstar were cancelled, and TAPE Inc.'s daytime programs Eat Bulaga!, Agila and Coney Reyes on Camera (a co-production with Coney Reyes' CAN Television) moved under a co-production agreement to ABS-CBN, as they saw the resurgent network as a vital element in the sustaining of the three shows' success.
Coney Reyes on Camera was a weekly drama anthology that aired from 1984 to 1998 in 2 networks (ABS-CBN and RPN) and became the longest running drama anthology in Philippine TV history until ABS-CBN's Maalaala Mo Kaya broke the record in 2006.

Agila (TV series)

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By 1989, some of RPN's programming such as John en Marsha and Superstar were cancelled, and TAPE Inc.'s daytime programs Eat Bulaga!, Agila and Coney Reyes on Camera (a co-production with Coney Reyes' CAN Television) moved under a co-production agreement to ABS-CBN, as they saw the resurgent network as a vital element in the sustaining of the three shows' success.
Agila is a Philippine teledrama produced by TAPE Inc. and broadcast from 1987 to 1992 aired on RPN and on ABS-CBN.