Pangunahing Balita
Pangunahing Balita
Format News program
Live action
Created by Associated Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by ABC News and Public Affairs
Starring Paul Lacanilao
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino (1962-1972)
Running time 15 minutes
Original channel Associated Broadcasting Corporation
Original run March 19, 1962 – September 23, 1972
Preceded by Weekday News (1960-1962)
Followed by Balitang Balita (1992-2004)

Pangunahing Balita (Headliner) is the first filipino-language Evening newscast of ABC-5 from 1962 to 1972 when DZTM-TV-5 simulcast over DZMT 1100 kHz was closed down martial law

ABC-5 (1962-1972)Edit

Premired in March 19, 1962, Pangunahing Balita replacing Weekday News is the Filipino language late afternoon newscast of ABC-5. Anchored by Paul Lacanilao, the newscast airs the news of the dat in the local and international scene. It was also became an inspiratib to have other TV stations a Filipino-language newscast like Balita Ngayon of ABS-CBN, which aired from 1966-1972


It was aired in the late afternoon slot, and has 2 editions. The first edition airs at 4:30pm while the final edition airs at 5:45pm


See alsoEdit

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