Alas Dose sa Trese
Format Variety show
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Directed by Danny Caparas
Presented by Eddie Ilarde
Boots Anson-Roa
Opening theme Alas Does sa Trese
performed by Alas Does sa Trese hosts
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Location(s) Live Studio 2 of IBC
Broadcast City, Quezon City
Running time 1 hours and 30 minutes (Weekdays)
2½ hours (Saturdays)
Original channel IBC
Original run July 24, 1999 – November 3, 2000
Preceded by Chopsuey Espesyal (1998-1999)
Followed by Lunch Break (2000-2003)

Alas Dose sa Trese (Lit: Twelve O'Clock on Thirteen) was a Philippine noontime variety show of IBC that aired from July 24, 1999 to November 3, 2000, replacing Chopsuey Espesyal. It was hosted by Eddie Ilarde and Boots Anson-Roa, with co-hosts are Jong Cuenco, Chiqui Roa-Puno, Paco Arespacochaga, Pia Pilapil, Jojo Alejar and Timmy Cruz.

It airs from Mondays to Fridays at 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm and Saturdays at 12:00 noon to 2:30 pm (Philippine Time) live from Live Studio 2 of IBC in Broadcast City.

Synopsis Edit

Enjoy an afternoon of wholesome entertainment on Alas Dose sa Trese. No green jokes, no sleazy contests, just clean fun that will liven up your lunch time.

Featuring song and dance numbers from top performers as well as rising stars, this is the daily variety show than other noontime shows that the entire family can enjoy.


Alas Dose sa Trese started premiering on on July 24, 1999, replacing Chopsuey Espesyal. It is the daily live noontime vairety show with some segments pre-taped and shown before a live studio audience. Hosted by the former Student Canteen main host Eddie Ilarde who was return to the noontime scene with the mother-daughter tandem of Boots Anson-Roa (a former host of the original Student Canteen and the president and general manager of IBC). Along with Chiqui Roa-Puno, Jong Cuenco, Pia Pilapil (daughter of beauty queen-actress Pilar Pilapil and former VP Salvador Laurel) and actor-musician Paco Arespacochaga.

It involved in a ratings battle with ABS-CBN's Magandang Tanghali Bayan and GMA's Eat Bulaga!. Some elements of Student Canteen were seen in the show, along with former contestants from Student Canteen's singing portions who gamely sang and entertained audiences via the segment Student Canteen Corner.

The show ended on November 3, 2000 and was replaced by Lunch Break, produced by the controversial Mateo Management Group.


Main HostsEdit




  • Luma Sila (Monday-Thursday) - A singing contest for senior citizens wherein a daily winner will be proclaimed, with guitarist/comedian Miniong Villegas providing accompaniment.
  • Student Canteen Corner.- former contestants from Student Canteen's singing portions who gamely sang and entertained audiences via the segment
  • Dance Contest (Monday-Friday) - which will display the dancing prowess of young contestants.
  • Student Canteen Alumni - A special portion every Monday, Wednesday and Friday which will tap the countless "discoveries" of the old Student Canteen program (Monday, Wednesday and Friday).
  • KaraOkey - a videoke singing contest shot in location (since August 26, 2000).
  • Musikabataan (Monday-Friday). - A pop singing contest to be participated in by young students, very much like the singing contest of the original Student Canteen where the daily winners will be pitted against the weekly winners for the monthly finals.
  • Famous Non-Singers (Tuesday and Thursday) - Feature as guests some famous personalities who are not professional singers but who have the real talent for singing like President Erap (Joseph Estrada) and FPJ (Fernando Poe, Jr.).
  • The Great Olympic Quiz (Saturday) - aims to instill in the youth the love for sports.
  • Screen Testrese (Saturday) - A segment which will serve as an on-camera acting workshop for would-be actors and actresses, young and old alike.


See alsoEdit

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