|Created by||ZTV 33|
|Developed by||ZTV News and Public Affairs|
Antonio "Ka Tony" Israel
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||n/a (airs daily)|
60 minutes (weeknights)|
30 minutes (weekends)
|Original channel||ZTV 33|
|Original run||October 13, 2008 – present|
About the showEdit
Balita Ngayon premiered on October 13, 2008 at 6:00 pm with ZTV News and Public Affairs head, top-rate political commentator and veteran newscaster Antonio "Ka Tony" Israel, It is the first local newscast to report via Live-Pack in contrast to the OB Vans used by its competitors.
Israel began the pilot and subsequent episodes with his opening line, Isang gabi, Kumusta, ako po si Tony Israel, mula sa ZTV Newscenter, mga Balita Ngayon, (day/month/date), sa detalye and ended with his famous closing line, At 'yan po ang mga Balita Ngayon, mula sa ZTV Newscenter, ako ang inyong lingkod Tony Israel, karangalan po naming maglingkod sa bayan, Kapiling ako, maraming salamat po.
On April 5, 2010, Israel joins with model Aimee Bernice Unson as the program's entertainment news anchor.
On January 3, 2011, along with Maganda Morning Pinoy!,Headline 33 and ZTV NewsBreak, the newscast was updated their new studio set, new graphics, new title card and new opening billboard while began its simulcast on the newly launched ZTV Radyo Pinas 1044 kHz as the ZTV OB van radio booth studios.
Balita Ngayon's weekend edition, then called Balita Ngayon Weekend, premiered on February 6, 2010 at 6:30 pm, replacing the weekend newscast ZTV Weekend Balita. Zaldy Lenon.
Balita Ngayon has regional version air every late afternoons.
- Balita Ngayon Amianan (ZTV 21 Baguio)
- Balita Ngayon Ilonggo (ZTV 32 Iloilo)
- Balita Ngayon Cebuano (ZTV 25 Cebu)
- Balita Ngayon Davaoeno (ZTV 25 Davao)
- Antonio "Ka Tony" Israel (born in January 20, 1963 as Antonio Pira Israel)
- Ralph Ricahuerta - PAGASA weather forecaster for Panahong Muna
- Aimee Bernice Unson - the entertainment news girl for StarBiz
- Mga Ulo ng Balita - Top Stories of the Day before OBB.
- Pulis Ngayon - Police Reports
- Global Ngayon - Foreign News
- CCTV Ngayon - CCTV Reports
- Sports Ngayon (formerly Sports 33, 2008-2016) - Sports News
- ZTV Weather - Weather Forecast (Ralph Ricahuerta)
- Serbisyo Hotline - Public Service
- StarBiz - Entertainment News (Aimee Bernice Unson)
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- ZTV 33 Wins The 2009 Anak TV Awards
- Request/suggest all new ZTV 33 Sked (starting this 4th quarter of 2010)
- ZTV 33 is PBL
- ZTV 33 and PBL heighten "Laro ng Bayan" campaign for Challenge Cup
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- ZTV News and Public Affairs
- List of programs broadcast by ZTV 33
- Maganda Morning Pinoy
- Headline 33
- ZTV NewsBreak