More than just videos...
Format Dance
Variety show
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by IBC Entertainment TV
Directed by Mark A. Reyes
Presented by Mara Aquino
Andrei Felix
DJ Tom Taus
Kenzo Gutierrez
Theme music composer Marcus Davis
Opening theme DMZ-TV
remix by DJ MOD
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
No. of episodes n/a (airs every Friday)
Executive producer(s) Rowie Valencia
Lorna Feliciano
Producer(s) Lolita Ching
Location(s) Live Studio 1, IBC Studio, Broadcast City, Quezon City, Philippines
Running time 60 minutes (including commercials)
Original channel IBC
Picture format 480i (SDTV) (1998-2001, 2011-2013)
1080i (HDTV) (2018–present)
Original run First incarnation
July 18, 1998 – July 3, 2001
Second incarnation
October 1, 2011 – September 28, 2013
Third incarnation
March 9, 2018 – present
External links
Program Site Website
DMZ-TV Non-Stop, also known as DMZ-TV, is a Philippine dance music variety show broadcast by IBC and worldwide on Global IBC. The show broadcast live from Studio 1 of IBC studios at Broadcast City in Capitol Hills, Diliman, Quezon City. It is the television version of the FM radio station 89 DMZ and the "dance music" variety show format that landed on Philippine TV history and has been consistent top rater on IBC. The first incarnation of the show was hosted by Lara Fabregas and Medwin Marfill of True Faith with co-hosts Rengie Galvez, JC Castro, Tone Wijangco and Celine Hoffman, it was aired from July 18, 1998 to July 3, 2001. The second incarnation of the show was hosted by Cara Eriguel and DJ Tom Taus, it was revived and aired every Saturday from October 1, 2011 to September 28, 2013. The third incarnation of the show premiered on IBC on March 9, 2018 and now airs every Friday. It is hosted by Mara Aquino with co-hosts Andrei Felix, DJ Tom Taus and Kenzo Gutierrez, with 89 DMZ DJs on TV are The Sting and Kaye. The show will feature live bands, performers and dancers in a studio production numbers. Showcases today's young stars of the network albeit catering to a young audience, whose demographics included teens in high school and young adults in college and university; from the aspirational to the affluent backgrounds.

DMZ-TV Non-Stop is also simulcast over 89 DMZ, IBC's number 1 dance music FM radio station in Mega Manila.


More than just videos airing live every Friday night, the FM radio station of IBC goes into another dimension by setting the trend of variety show with a dance music format. A first in Philippine broadcasting, the nation's #1 dance music station 89 DMZ airs simultaneously on radio and TV via its weekly "MTV style" variety show DMZ-TVIBC was producing a show with a similar concept.

From July 18, 1998, it was originally hosted by Lara Fabregas and Medwin Marfil of True Faith with their co-host are Rengie Galvez, JC Castro and Tone Wijangco with 89 DMZ jockey Celine Hoffman. Now, The Party Princess Mara Aquino lead the host of the dance music on Philippine TV, with her co-hosts Andrei Felix, former child star and the current disc jockey Tom Taus and  youngactor Kenzo Gutierrez, along with 89 DMZ DJs can be seen on TV are The Sting and Kaye.

DMZ-TV combines the power of dance music zone for listeners and viewers. Add spice to life, step us and hoof and deviate from your boring lifestyle while listen and groove the music in high-quality entertainment that energetic look, their studio used in old school for sparta consoles with the slide faders and push-button controls. In this show, Mara, Andrei, DJ Tom and Kenzo delivers the trends on the social media dance music scene along with some hip-hoppers, sexy girls and dancers in the show.

They will also feature the dance and songs with a dance party in the playlists while prepare with live bands, performers and dancers from dance, hip-hop and R&B, disco, new wave, ballroom, tango, boogie, Latin music, K-Pop, and club tunes.

Since then, DMZ-TV became a hit every Saturday airing live on TV (IBC) and radio (89 DMZ) while it cater to the number of audiences from A-B-C classes (upscale) since the reception on October 1, 2011. The show made an instant hit climbed up the ratings chart in a matter of months and helped Channel 13 in more viewers and advertising revenues, the number 1 dance music show forming part of IBC's triumvirate of giant killers (with PBA and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?) on Saturday primetime slot.


Main host (IBC studio)Edit


89 DMZ (Broadcast City LS 2) Edit

Guest hostsEdit

Former hostEdit

Production team Edit

  • Director: Mark A. Reyes
  • Executive In-Charge of Production: Ginny Monteagudo-Ocampo
  • Supervising Producer: Tessie Taylor
  • Executive Producers: Rowie O. Valencia and Lorna J. Feliciano
  • Creative Director: Danny Jota
  • Producers: Lolita Ching
  • Make-Up Artist: Rowena Legaspi

Timeslot Edit

  • August 22, 1998-March 6, 1999: Satruday 6:00-7:00 pm
  • March 9, 1999-November 7, 2000: Tuesday 8:00-9:00 pm
  • November 14, 2000-July 3, 2001: Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm
  • October 1, 2011-2013: Saturday 6:00-7:00 pm
  • March 9, 2018-present: Friday 10:00-11:00 pm

Awards and NominationsEdit

PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionEdit

  • 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television (Best Female TV Host) - Won (Cara Eriguel)
  • 26th PMPC Star Awards for TV (Best Variety Show) - Nominated
  • 26th PMPC Star Awards for TV (Best Variety Show Host) - Won (Cara Eriguel and Tom Taus)
  • 25th PMPC Star Awards for TV (Best Variety Show) - Nominated

USTv Students Choice AwardsEdit

  • 8th USTv Students Choice Awards (Student's Choice of Variety Show) - Won

Asian TV AwardsEdit

  • 16th Asian Television Awards (Best Variety Show) - Won

KBP Golden Dove AwardsEdit

  • 2011 KBP Golden Dove Awards (Best Variety Show) - Won

Anak TV Seal AwardsEdit

  • 2011 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Favorite TV Programs) - Nominated


External linksEdit

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