GMA News TV (informally abbreviated GNTV or simply News TV) is a commercial broadcast television network in the Philippines and it is owned and operated by GMA Network Inc. GNTV is provided by GMA's subsidiary Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc., which in turn has an airtime agreement as the main content provider of Citynet 27 since 1995. In Metro Manila. The network debuted on February 28, 2011 as a replacement for its former national television network "Q"as such it is broadcast by all terrestrially through DWDB-TV, UHF channel 27, the frenqucy once used by the formerly carried Q. Its studios are located at the GMA Network Center, EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City with transmitter is located at Tandang Sora, Barangay Culiat, Quezon City.

History Edit

GMA News TV was created as a replacement for "Q", a network which primarily featured imported dramas and lifestyle-oriented programming aimed towards women. GMA News TV was unveiled on February 7, 2011, and Q was discontinued on February 20, 2011 in preparation for the launch of the new service, which occurred on February 28, 2011.

In 2017, GMA announcement planned to GMA News TV was refomated into young adult oriented channel.


Most of GMA News TV's programming consists including news, public affairs programs, entertainment, lifestyle, talk shows, travel, cooking, local and foreign drama, comedy, reality, filipino film and foreign movies, all-sports, infomercials and religious programs carried over from Q. As part of its agreement to operate DWDB-TV as a carrier of GMA News TV (dating back to the establishment of Q), it also airs produced by Citynet Television.


during off-peak hours.Later in 2011, GMA would also launch a 24-hour international feed of GMA News TV, as a compliment to its two other international channels (GMA Pinoy TV and GMA Life TV). It began to be offered as a preview channel in Australia on FetchTV, IPS/AccessTV in Japan, GUdTV in Guam and on OSN, with an official launch planned for the third quarter of 2011.GMA News TV International was officially launched on UBI World TV on December 1, 2011.In May 2012, Canadian IPTV provider MTS TV added GMA News TV International, becoming its first Canadian carrier.  In November 2012, Optik TV added the channel to their lineup. Additionally, GMA News TV international is now also available in Singtel TV Pay TV Customers in Singapore Channel 690 in SD, on ABNXcess Pay TV Customers in Malaysia Channel 731 in SD and also on AstroUnlike its domestic counterpart, programs on GMA News TV International are air tape-delayed, except for selected special events such as live coverage of Day 1 of Eleksyon 2013.

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