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News@6
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Format Newscast
Live action
Created by PTV
Developed by PTV News and Public Affairs
Directed by Andy Macapagal
Presented by Weeknights
Kathy San Gabriel
Aljo Bendijo
Rolly Gonzalo
Saturdays
Phoebe Javier
Ralph Obina
Narrated by Edwin Eusebio
Opening theme PTV News Theme
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Production
Executive producer(s) Christine Santos
Location(s) PTV Newscenter, Broadcast Complex, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Running time 1 hour
Broadcast
Original channel People's Television Network
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original run July 2, 2012 – July 8, 2016
Chronology
Preceded by Teledyaryo
Followed by PTV News (Evening Edition)
Related shows RadyoBisyon
Good Morning Pilipinas
PTV News (Evening Edition)

News@6 is the flagship evening news program of People's Television Network in the Philippines, succeeding newscast Teledyaryo. Shown every Monday to Saturday at 6:00 pm (PST), it is anchored by Kathy San Gabriel, Aljo Bendijo and Rolly "Lakay" Gonzalo on weeknights. Also, Saturday edition is anchored by Phoebe Jabier and Ralph Obina.

The newscast is simulcast on radio thru Radyo ng Bayan stations nationwide.The program features a MMDA video traffic system used during the commercial breaks, weather updates from Panahon TV, and closing credits while a video showing Filipino Sign Language slightly shrunk away from that corner enclosed in an egg circle of the news for audience with visual difficulties for the blind and deaf persons and hearing impaired.

Airing historyEdit

News@6 premiered on July 2, 2012 as a replacement for Teledyaryo and part of the Telebisyon ng Bayan branding. Anchored by former Teledyaryo anchor Kathy San Gabriel with Marc Castrodes and Ralph Obina.

In December 17, 2012, the first-ever primetime newscast to let its anchors deliver the news standing up. Also, introduced a new augmented virtuality set.

As of April 1, 2013, News@6 has the bigger and better reflect changed their new set of PTV Newscenter with enhanced set design that reflects the "negative" color blue scheme seen with a brighter flooring and background in used throughout the news program.

On July 22, 2013, News@6 reformatted their new logo, new OBB with 3D computed-animated and opening titles, redesigned logo and new 3D graphics.

As of June 2, 2014, in line with their 40th anniversary in the Philippine television industry, News@6 together with PTV's newscasts (Balitaan, PTV Newsbreak, News@1 and The Weekend News) will be reformatted with new titlecard (by the time was NewsLife with the new title card as of February 2, 2014), new graphic design and a brand new studio set design while still in the stand-up anchors.

Castrodes and Obina are eventually no longer anchor the newscast on October 3, 2014..Former UNTV news anchor Rolly "Lakay" Gonzalo who is return to PTV after 8 years of hiatus and he joined San Gabriel as of October 6, 2014; Gonzalo was put as San Gabriel's co-anchor. In this time, San Gabriel sit-in anchor for newsdesk and Gonzalo also had a stand-up anchor and during the closing time for two anchors will have a stand-up anchors.

As of October 5, 2015, Aljo Bendijo who is return to PTV after 3 years of hiatus and he joined by San Gabriel whose rejoining them since they co-anchored TeleDyaryo: The Final Edition from 2007 to 2008 and 2010 to 2012, and Batingaw and Gonzalo as they rejoining them in one newscast. And for the first time since October 2015, this program is also presented in a hybrid news delivery format (most of the show will be presented in a standup format while some will be delivered in a sit down format for San Gabriel sitting the newsdesk while the stand-up news delivery for Bendijo and Gonzalo).

News@6 air their last broadcast in July 8, 2016 to make way for PTV News (6:00pm).

AnchorsEdit

CurrentEdit

Weeknights

Saturdays

  • Phoebe Javier (April 11, 2015-present)
  • Ralph Obina (weeknights; July 2, 2012-October 3, 2014, Saturdays; April 11, 2015-present)

FormerEdit

Segment AnchorsEdit

Former

SegmentsEdit

  • Ulat Malacañang - Report from Malacañang correspondent Rocky Ignacio and Elena Luna.
  • On the Road - Traffic Update
  • Balitang Pambansa - World News
  • Balitang Panlalawigan - Countryside News
  • GloBalita - Foreign News
  • Balitang Asean - Southeast Asia News
  • Ulat Panahon - Weather Forecast
  • Sports Ngayon - Sports News
  • In Ka Ba? - Feature Segment

Special SegmentsEdit

  • Xiao Time: Ako ay Pilipino - Historical Commentary Segment

Awards and nominationsEdit

Gandingan: UPLB Isko't Iska's Broadcast Choice Awards AwardsEdit

  • Gandingan 2016: The 78th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards (Best Male Newscaster) - Won (Aljo Bendijo)
  • Gandingan 2016: The 78th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards (Best News Program) - Won (tied with NewsLife)

3rd UmalohokJuan AwardsEdit

  • 3rd UmalohokJuan Awards (Best Female News Anchor) - Won (Kathy San Gabriel)
  • 3rd UmalohokJuan Awards (Best News Program) - Won (tied with NewsLife)

Anak TV Seal AwardsEdit

  • 2015 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Well-Liked TV Program) - Nominated
  • 2014 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Well-Liked TV Program) - Nominated

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

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