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Encyclopedia > MTV Philippines
MTV Philippines
Launched 01 January 2001 (NBC)
01 March 2007 (AYC, Inc.)
Owned by MTV Networks Asia Pacific
All Youth Channel, Inc.
Slogan Everyday!
Country Flag of the Philippines Philippines
Broadcast area Philippines
Website MTVPhil.com
Dream Satellite TV Channel 9
Metro Manila
Channel 57
Global Destiny Channel 46
Cablelink Channel 72
And Selected Cable TV Stations and affiliates Nationwide

MTV Philippines is a 24-hour Music/Entertainment television network, owned by All Youth Channel, Inc. with in partnership with MTV Networks Asia Pacific. which originally started its broadcast on 01 January 2001 and has been relaunched on 01 March 2007 at exactly 06:00 (PHIL). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... MTV Networks Asia Pacific comprises three distinctly branded channels, MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1 in the asia pacific region reaching more than 300 million households. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Philippines. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... For the Manitoba-based MMDS service also called SkyCable, please see SkyCable (Manitoba). ... Global Destiny Cable is a direct-to-home cable TV subscription service. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Philippine Standard Time (PST) or unofficially, Philippine Time (PHT), is the name used in the Philippines to describe its location among the worlds time zones. ...

MTV Philippines, which is now owned by AYC, will now target the 25-45 age bracket.

MTV Philippines in its last incarnation was a corporate venture between MTV Networks Asia, which provided the content, and Nation Broadcasting Corporation, which provided the infrastructures. It was once located at The Fort in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City[1]. Now, its head office and studio are located at the Silver City in Frontera Verde, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City. // Nation Broadcasting Company is a pioneer radio network operating in the Philippines since 1963. ... Fort Bonifacio is an urban development in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. ... The City of Taguig (formerly spelled as Tagig; Filipino: Lungsod ng Taguig) is a city in Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... The City of Pasig (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pasig) is one of the cities and municipalities that make up Metro Manila in the Philippines. ...



MTV Asia in the Philippines on UHF Channel 23

MTV started, in May of 1992 in the Philippines marked as MTV Asia, as one of the channels on the STAR group, a partnership of Viacom, MTV's parent company, and STAR TV. It began airing on UHF Channel 23, licensed to Ermita Electronics Corporation, the country's first UHF TV station fully devoted to rebroadcasting a foreign satellite channel. In 1995, conflict of interest between Viacom and STAR, stemming from the latter's launch of its own music channel, Channel V, (But it still airs the same channel frequency at the time, after the demise of MTV Asia until October 1996). After UHF 23 was put off-the-air, the frequency was reassigned to ABS-CBN through a subsidiary, Amcara Broadcasting Corporation and has been rebranded as Studio 23. However, Studio 23 had to deal with the then-active agreement between Ermita Electronics and MTV. Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... Star TV can refer to the following: Star TV (Ukraine): An electronic/club music channel in Ukraine Star TV (Turkey): A general entertainment channel in Turkey Star TV (Tanzania): A television station in Tanzania STAR TV (Asia): An Asian satellite service owned by News Corporation Startv (Canada): A Canadian weekly... Channel [V] is an international music channel chain. ... Categories: Corporation stubs | Philippines | Television networks ... Studio 23 is the UHF television network is owned and operated by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation. ...

Studio 23

By 12 October 1996, MTV was being aired on Studio 23 during daytime hours, while original Studio 23 programming aired on primetime. The partnership with Studio 23 ended on 31 December 2000 and moved to a new channel frequency, UHF 41, while ABS-CBN launched its own music channel, Myx, the same day. is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... myx or MYX (pronounced /miks/ as in mix) is the music channel of ABS-CBN and is currently one of the most popular music channels in the Philippines. ...

Screenshot from MTV Philippines (2007)Showing the Video of Bamboo's "Tatsulok"
Screenshot from MTV Philippines (2007)
Showing the Video of Bamboo's "Tatsulok"

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bamboo is a Filipino alternative rock band founded in 2002 by the former vocalist of Rivermaya, Bamboo Mañalac. ...

MTV UHF Channel 41 / MTV Philippines

In 2001, MTV Networks Asia and Nation Broadcasting Company (NBC) signed a joint-venture agreement to form Music Source and acquired the rights to air MTV 24 hours a day on UHF Channel 41, which was licensed to NBC.

MTV Philippines, the channel concentrates on local Filipino talent in between international pop and rock superstars, rather than a pan-Asian format led by Indonesian, Malaysian and Singaporean artists that then dominate MTV Southeast Asia and alternate with international pop and rock talents. Within six months from its start of operations in January 1, 2001, it immediately won the hearts of upscale young Filipino viewers. It was said that the presence of this channel eventually caused the demise of Channel V Philippines simply due to intense competition.

After 6 years of partnership, UHF Channel 41 ceased broadcasting following the dissolution of the joint venture. [2]

MTV Philippines on IBC 13

MTV Phlippines engaged in a tie-up with government TV station Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation, VHF Channel 13, in the middle of 2005 from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and again at 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. The broadcast tie-up was ended after only three months. Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) is a Philippine VHF television network of the Government Communications Group headed by the Press Secretary. ...

All Youth Channels, Inc.

After the dissolution of its joint venture with NBC, MTV Networks Asia signed a licensing agreement with All Youth Channel, Inc. (AYC), run by the some of the same people at Music Source, to control both MTV Philippines and its sister channel Nickelodeon. AYC will now own and operate 100% of the new MTV.

MTV Phillippines is now exclusive on Cable TV and satellite systems. [3]

Key People

  • Bill Roedy - President, MTV Networks International
  • Steven Tan - Executive Vice President, MTV Networks Asia
  • Francis Lumen - President & CEO, All Youth Channel, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ...


Most of the programming are music, mainly broadcasting programming from MTV and VH1 in the United States, while also producing original content from MTV Southeast Asia, as well as its own localized content. Though, MTV Southeast Asia has more shows from the MTV US and most of the time MTV Southeast Asia shows updated programming than MTV Philippines. This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division...

Bringing BIG Events

In the tradition of MTV to bring music to the people, MTV Philippines had been producing big concerts since thier re-launched, artist like Ziggy Marley, Christina Aguilera, Fall Out Boys, Josh Groban,and Beyonce Knowles were brought here by MTV Philippines.There are rumors that Justin Timberlake is next lined up to have a concert. On December 1st MTV once again will Rock the people on their yearly MTV Music Summit for HIV and Aids at The Fort in Taguig.


  • MTV Ayos! (2001-2006)
  • MTV Everyday!/MTV Araw-Araw! (2007-present)

MTV Philippines' VJs


Katherine Anne Brown Alano (born 9 July 1985), called Kat Alano, is an Anglo-Filipino model, actress and television presenter in the Philippines. ... Victor Basa (born June 6, 1985) is a Filipino model, actor, and host. ... Anne Curtis (born Anne Ojales Curtis Smith on February 17, 1985 in Australia) is a Filipino-Australian commercial model and actress currently active in the Philippines. ... Andrea Manzano (real name) rose to fame as a DJ at Magic 89. ... Margaret Maggie Nales Wilson (born November 30, 1989), is a British-Filipino model-actress from Bacolod City and was crowned Binibining Pilipinas-World at the 43rd Bb. ...


Ramon Marcelino Marc Abaya is one of the Philippine rock music scenes most prolific singers. ... Maria Kristina Cassandra Concepcion (born April 7, 1985) also known as KC Concepcion or The Mega Daughter, is a Filipina model. ... Maike Evers is a fashion model and former MTV VJ born and raised in Australia to a German father and a Filipino mother. ... Cover of her DVD from 2004 Cynthia Christina Kurleto, 29 Years old, (born April 21, 1978 in Vienna, Austria), popularly known as Cindy Kurleto, is a 57 model, actress, and a former MTV VJ in the Philippines. ... Image:Pattylaurel. ... Francis Kiko Magalona or as he is also known FrancisM, Master Rapper, and The Man From Manila is credited as being the first Filipino rapper in the Philippines to successfully crossover to the mainstream. ... Sarah Meier is a former supermodel turned MTV VJ who was discovered by MTV Asia in 2000. ... Colby Miller began his career as an MTV VJ after winning the Philippine MTV VJ Hunt 2005. ... KC Montero (born Casey Wyatt Miller) was MTV Philippines longest serving VJ, having started his career as an MTV VJ in 1999 after winning the MTV VJ Hunt along with Belinda Panelo. ... Former commercial model Belinda Panelo became an MTV VJ after winning the MTV VJ Hunt in 1999 along with KC Montero. ... Derek Ramsay is an actor, host, and model who started his showbusiness career as one of the hosts of the defunct Saturday entertainment magazine talkshow Entertainment Konek. ... Mariel Rodriguez (born Maria Erlinda Termulo) is a Filipino model and TV host. ... Donita Rose Ramos Cavett, also known as Donita Rose, Donita, or Donita Rose Villarama, is a former MTV Asia VJ. She was born in Utah, USA on December 5, 1974 and moved to the Philippines when she was five years old. ... Jamie Wilson is a beauty queen from Minden, Louisiana who has competed in the Miss America pageant. ...


These are the Programmes that had been shown in MTV in South-east Asia, some of the programs that had been listed was shown on different MTV stations, particularly in MTV Philippines and MTV Indonesia. ...

MTV Philippines Current Programs

  • After Hours- Your regular pop mix from 1am to 6am daily!
  • Artist of the Month and BUZZWorthy (Essential,MTV Ask)- Featuring MTV Asia's Artist of the Month and Buzzworthy
  • All Things Rock- Featuring Pinoy Rock Videos
  • Boiling Points
  • Box Set
  • Campus Crashers
  • Celebrity Death Match
  • Gimme 10- Countdown show of MTV Philippines
  • Cribs
  • House of MTV- Weekends with House Music from MTV
  • Iced Out- Best Of Hip-HOp and RnB
  • My Super Sweet 16
  • MTV Full Tank
  • MTV Little Talent Show
  • MTV Live
  • MTV Presents
  • MTV Sessions- Featuring MTV Philippines Most Wanted Artist of the Month
  • MTV143- Mushy love songs only for you
  • MTV Time Out- Featuring the latest on party scenes
  • Pimp My Ride
  • Punk'd
  • Roll Out- Daily morning block from Mondays to Fridays
  • Subterranean- Something different on TV
  • The Fave Five- Daily Top 5 Show of MTV Philippines
  • The Playlist
  • Tong Hits- Best of Pinoy Music Videos
  • TRL-Total Request Live
  • Trick It Out
  • Wrestling Society X


  • The previous voice you hear on MTV Philippines is that of K.C. Montero.

KC Montero (born Casey Wyatt Miller) was MTV Philippines longest serving VJ, having started his career as an MTV VJ in 1999 after winning the MTV VJ Hunt along with Belinda Panelo. ...

See also

  • Viacom
  • MTV Networks Asia Pacific
  • MTV


  1. ^ MTV Philippines studios at The Fort (Cache)
  2. ^ MTV SEAsia to replace MTV Philippines
  3. ^ Manila Bulletin article on MTV Phil's return (Cache)

Official Website

  • MTV Philippines Official Website
  • MTV Asia Official Website
  • MTV Philippines Old Website
  • MTV Asia Channel 23 in the Philippines History

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