Pilipinas News
Created by News5
Developed by News5
Directed by Benedict Carlos
Opening theme Pilipinas News music theme composed by Reev Robledo
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
Executive producer(s) Mike Carreon
Naomi Dayrit
Running time

60-minutes (Weekdays)

60-minutes (Weekends)
Original channel TV5
Picture format


First shown in February.20.2012-July,20,2014
Original airing Aksyon-Tonite (July,21,2014-present)
Status Aksyon-Tonite-Weekend (July,26,2014-present)
Followed by Aksyon-Sa-Tanghali
Related shows



Pilipinas News, roughly translated as Philippine News, was the flagship Filipino language late night news program broadcast by TV5 in the Philippines. It was anchored by Paolo Bediones, Cherie Mercado, and Jove Francisco, and was simulcast on AksyonTV and on the radio through 92.3 News FM in Mega Manila. The program aired every Monday to Friday from 11:00pm. to 12:00mn. Pilipinas News ceased airing on July 18, 2014 and was replaced by the last of four editions of Aksyon Tonite, which incidentally marked the return of "Aksyon"-brand late night newscast dating back to Aksyon JournalisMO.

Final AnchorsEdit

Weekday Edition
On October 25, 2010, Cherie Mercado and Jove Franciso are the earliest anchors.
On February 21, 2011, Paolo Bediones, joins Mercado and Francisco replaced Martin Andanar.
On July 18, 2014, it was the finale episode and was replaced by the last of four editions of Aksyon Tonite, which aired on July 21.

Weekend Edition
Pilipinas News Weekend aired every Saturdays and Sundays 11:00pm to 12:00am, anchored by Maricel Halili, she is also one of the earliest anchors since 2010 together with Atty. Mike Templo and Jove Francisco in the past Weekend Late-Night News Program called Aksyon Sabado/Linggo. In August 2012, Atty. Mike Templo joined Maricel Halili in the new Weekend Late-Night News Program called Pilipinas News Weekend. Jove Francisco was not included in the said Weekend Late-Night News Program.
October 2012, Editor-in-Chief of Interaksyon, Roby Alampay joined Maricel Halili, replacing Atty. Mike Templo. Alampay was on leave last February 2014.
Maricel Halili is currently the earliest field reporter, and was the solo anchor in the said Weekend Late-Night News Program.

Weekday EditionEdit

  • Rey Langit (2012–2014)
  • Rhea Santos  (2012–2014)
  • Mel Tiangco (2012–2014; WiFive Segment Host)
  • Jove Francisco (2012–2014; Aksyon Weather Segment Host)

Weekend EditionEdit

  • Maricel Halili (2012–2014, was also a relief anchor for Mercado)

National Round-up
Juan Lakwatsero
Juan Way
Juan Serve
Hataw Juan

Former Anchor

  • [[Rey Langit (August–October 2012)
  • Rhea Santos (October 2012-February 2014)
  • Mel Tiangco (2012-2013, relief anchor by Mercado)
  • Jove Francisco (2013-2014, relief anchor by Bediones)