Format Newscast
Live action
Created by People's Television Network
Developed by PTV News and Public Affairs
Presented by Audrey Gorriceta
Vivienne Gulla
Narrated by Bob Novales
Theme music composer Freeplay Music
Opening theme Breaking Now
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Executive producer(s) Freddie Abando
Location(s) PTV Newscenter, Broadcast Complex, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setup Multi-camera setup
Running time 1.5 hours
Original channel People's Television Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereophonic sound
Original run January 7, 2013 – August 29, 2014

Balitaan was the flagship morning newscast broadcast of People's Television Network Channel 4 in the Philippines and aired also on PTV provincial TV stations nationwide; It is aired weekdays from 5:30 am to 7:00 am (UTC +8), it is anchored by Audrey Gorriceta and Vivienne Gulla. Balitaan's format consists of national news, local news, foreign, sports, entertainment news (the only PTV-produced newscast to do so) and special interviews.

Airing historyEdit

As part of PTV's 39th year anniversary in the broadcast industry, Balitaan premiered last January 7, 2013, occupying the one of the replacement of the short-lived morning show Metro One's previous timeslot. Metro One News segment anchor Audrey Gorrieta together with the former RPN news reporters Pircelyn Pialago and Vivienine Gulla led the anchormen of the morning newscast. Dina Paguibitan, Sam Ramirez, Cheska Aguiluz, Julius Disamburun, Fred Monteza, and Jackie Say were the first reporters of the newscast.

Serving a pre-programming to the network's morning show Good Morning Boss.

On April 1, 2013, this will be added its news desk by sitting. On June 2, 2013, Balitaan revealed their new logo, OBB with 3D computer-animated and opening titles. Emil Carreon who has duties as the executive producer of the program joined the anchors in 2013 as the segment host of Editoryal and Interviews segment. PTV ARMM Bureau Chief Bro. Hajji Munir Jannaral's program segment Salam started in January 2014 as part of the campaign on the peace process in the Bangsamoro region.

As of June 2, 2014, in line with their 40th anniversary in the Philippine television industry, Balitaan together with PTV's newscasts (PTV Newsbreak, News@1, News@6, NewsLife and The Weekend News) reformatted with a brand new studio set, new graphic designs and new titlecards when eventually in stand-up for opening before the headlines and closing, and which after that, sitting the news desk.



Segment anchorsEdit



  • On the Road - Traffic Update
  • Ulat Panahon - Weather Forecast
  • Kalakalan - Business and Economy News
  • Balitang Panlalawigan - Provincial News
  • GloBalita - Foreign News
  • Sports Ngayon - Sports News
  • Intriga Balitaan - Entertainemnt News


See alsoEdit

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