Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? ng Bayan
Logo used since January 18, 2016.
Format Morning news and talk show
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by IBC News and Current Affairs
Written by Delia Robles
Directed by Irco Cornel
Bebbs Alvarez
Starring see Hosts
Ending theme Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba?
by Michael Pangilinan (2014-2016)
Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? ng Bayan
by Various Artists (2016-present)
Country of origin Philippines
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Executive producer(s) Aida Salamat
Camera setup multicamera setup
Running time 3 hours and 5 minutes
Monday–Friday at 4:55 (PST)
Original channel IBC
Picture format NTSC 480i (SDTV)
Original run January 27, 2014 – present
Preceded by Happy Morning Yehey
External links
Program Site Website
Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? ng Bayan (Philippines, Awake Already? of the Nation) is a Philippine morning show broadcast by IBC. The show premiered on January 27, 2014 and airs from Monday to Friday at 4:55-8:00am. It is also aired internationally thru Global IBC.

Synopsis Edit

The main ingredient they have added in this morning show with the Kapinoy network is audience interaction and participation, have a look good and feel good every morning. In line with this new format, they are airing their show from Live Studio 13 of IBC in the Broadcast City compound to make the show more accessible to the public. The show includes live traffic points and regional news. They had set up six traffic points within Metro Manila.

Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? ng Bayan, IBC's feel-good morning show because it mixes hardliner news presentation with intelligent discussion by some of the country's brightest pool of broadcasters ever assembled for this format. Whether you're getting ready for school or for work, having a nice breakfast meal, or lazing around in your bedroom, there will always be very useful to start your day.

Competed against long-time rivals Umagang Kay Ganda and Unang Hirit, it is a daily three hour newsmagazine program that aims to provide feel-good viewing habit a different kind of menu among early morning programs. News events are presented in conversational manner making it more interesting to watch and listen to, as well as controversial topics, burning issues and hot-seat interviews.

Segments that feature children's health, legal issues and everyday lifestyles are presented in a lighter approach that guarantees to educate and inform, as well as more appealing to the viewing public. The show also gives the useful tips and information as an average Filipino needs through the day about traffic, home living, travel, arts and crafts, culture, schools, fashion and beauty, etc. There is also a dose of showbiz and entertainment news buzz, as well as topped with live guest performances from your favorite music artist for the day.

Airing history Edit

Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? premiered on January 27, 2014 at 5:00 am, replacing Happy Morning Yehey. The trio of veteran broadcasters Jay Sonza (the anchorman of the late-night newscast News Team 13), Atty. Batas Mauricio and Randy David with PGKNB girls Cathy Eigenmann, Mariel Rodriguez and Dolly Anne Carvajal, and the Kapinoy physician Dr. Edwin Bien served as the main hosts. The IBC management and IBC Board of Directors conceptualized the morning show as the network's answer to ABS-CBN's Umagang Kay Ganda and GMA Network's Unang Hirit.

Rodriguez left the show on April 1, 2015 to transfrer to TV5 by joining the the morning talk show Happy Wife, Happy Life before she return to star in the fantaserye Kung Fu Fighting in June 1, 2015 before she eventually returned to ABS-CBN on December 2015. On April 6, 2015, Melanie Marquez separately joined the show, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Rodriguez.

On October 5, 2015, Team Kramer composed of Cheska Garcia-Kramer and her husband Doug Kramer with their 3 kids led by Kendra Kramer, Scarlett Kramer and Gavin Kramer (collectively known as PGKNB Kids), joins the morning show, replacing Marquez.

On January 18, 2016, as part of the major revamp of morning shows on IBC to boost up against the competition, the show revealed the title Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? ng Bayan with more feel-good habit that bridging the nation building and cater to the Filipino nation every morning with their power breakfast format. It unveil the charity theme song for the favorite newsmagazine show every morning bright and feel-good for the nation, Pilipinas, Gising Ka Na Ba? ng Bayan, led by Jay, Atty. Batas, Randy, Dolly Anne and Dr. Edwin, composed by Amber Davis and Thyro Alfaro and recorded by Various Artists (Dingdong Avanzado, Lani Misalucha, Jeffrey Hidalgo, Jessa Zaragoza, Richard Poon, Anja Aguilar, Jose Mari Chan, Monica Cuenco, Young JV, Kiana Valenciano, Ronnie Liang, Janella Salvador, Gerald Santos, Hazel Faith dela Cruz, Harana (Joseph Marco, Marlo Mortel, Michael Pangilinan, Bryan Santos), Donnalyn Bartolome, Jay Marquez, Grace Nono, Josh Santana, Shanne Velasco, Andrew E., Quest, Abra, Eraserheads, Alyssa Angeles, Kean Cipriano of Callalily, Lara Maigue, Raymond Lauchengco, Roselle Nava, Mark Carpio, Cherryz Mendoza, Thyro Alfaro, Yumi Lacsamana, Jay Durias) donated the Filipino morning habit of the nation. The same day, Ryan Agoncillo, who returned to IBC in October 20, 2015, joined the show,

Eigenmann, Agoncillo and Marquez are left the show on July 29, 2016. Christine Bersola-Babao took over the morning show on August 1, 2016 as part of PGKNB girls (Dolly Anne, Cheska and Christine).


Current hostsEdit

Segment hostEdit



  • Alvin Pura - PAGASA Weather Forecast (January 27, 2014-May 29, 2015)

Guest and featured hostsEdit


Former hostsEdit


  • IBC Weather Center - Weather Forecast from PAGASA (Harry Bayona). The weatherman of PGKNB delivering the latest weather updates.
  • Traffic On The Road - Traffic reports for your safe and speedy driving (Minette Panganiban)
  • Gising Na Balita - A Morning Newscast competing the two other morning news bulletins including Umagang Balita from Umagang Kay Ganda (aired on ABS-CBN) and Unang Balita from Unang Hirit (aired on GMA Network); anchored by Jay Sonza, Dolly Anne Carvajal and Randy David (5:45 considered as the main news bulletin of the morning show featuring national, international, regional, and showbiz news, 7:00 and 7:40 featuring more national, international and regional news). where they feature the latest news around the nation through their regional news group giving live feeds on what is happening or what happened on their places within 24 hours. They also deliver news that is currently happening outside the country.
    • Presinto 13 - Police Reports
    • Provincial Round Up - Provincial/Regional News
    • Ulat CCTV - CCTV Reports
    • Global Round Up - World News
    • Sports Page - Sports News
  • Showbiz Chika - Entertainment news segment anchored by Dolly Anne Carvajal shares the latest showbiz news about your favorite Kapinoy stars.
  • What's Up Doc? - Public service about health and medical issues (Dr. Edwin Bien), which features medical assistance and consultation with guest volunteer-doctors and specialists by those who are seeking medical help at home.
  • Luto Ba Yan - Recipe of the Day (Dolly Anne Carvajal and Chef John Cu-Unjieng).
  • Nanny Palengke - Market Price Watch (Tart Carlos and Vivieka Ravanes)
  • Itanong Mo Ang Batas - Legal issues with Atty. Batas Mauricio tackles problems in the rule of law.
  • Phalibasa Pare - Hosted by Jay Sonza, Atty. Batas Mauricio and Randy David
  • Perform Ka Ba? - Interview of the live guest band/performer from your favorite music artist for the day,

Awards and Nominations Edit

GCIC Innovative AwardsEdit

  • 1st GCIC Innovative Awards (Most Innovative Morning Program) - Won


See alsoEdit

External linksEdit