It seems that the Lopez family finally got some divine intervention months after Congress rejected the franchise renewal bid of media conglomerate ABS-CBN, as Solicitor General Jose Calida is reportedly no longer seeking the closure of its sister company SkyCable despite the expiration of its legislative franchise last March.
The Office of the President (OP) will act on the findings of the Commission on Audit (COA) regarding the unused grants and donations from Lopez family-owned Benpres Holdings Corporation worth P1.4 billion, Malacañang said Friday.
Loyal Kapamilya viewers won’t get to watch TV Patrol when ABS-CBN officially returns to free television on October 10.
The House of Representatives isn’t done going after ABS-CBN and the Lopezes after denying its franchise bid.
Senator Manny Pacquiao will shoulder the operating costs for broadcasting the Department of Education’s (DepEd) learning programs on the 13 channels that the government will use for distance learning.
The National Telecommunications Commission on Thursday (September 10) recalled the television and radio frequencies assigned to ABS-CBN in the wake of its failure to get a new legislative franchise.
The programming lineup of TV5’s radio arm, Radyo Singko, is set to change with the entry of Ted Failon on September 21.
Netizens suspect something fishy as the news websites of GMA Network and ABS-CBN became inaccessible on Thursday morning (September 3).
ABS-CBN media giant may resume regular broadcast operations if the opposition bloc scores a victory in the 2022 elections.
Former senator Antonio Trillanes IV is confident ABS-CBN will be granted a franchise after the Duterte administration– if the opposition’s candidate becomes the next president.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says his office is hiring writers, cameramen and other production crew members.
Since the Congress has denied ABS-CBN’s legislative franchise renewal, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday (Aug. 25) dismissed the petition of network which which sought to stop the cease and desist order (CDO) issued by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) that halted the media giant’s broadcasting operations.
Workers laid off by ABS-CBN, who lost its bid to regain its franchise last July, may apply for a job in the government.
A businessman with ties to both President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo reportedly wants to take over the highly coveted radio and television frequencies of ABS-CBN after Congress denied the network’s franchise application.
Kris Aquino tried to pair off former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim with her widowed mother, former President Corazon Aquino, but the capital’s “Dirty Harry” never grabbed the chance.
Businessman Mel Velarde’s NOW Corp. is urging the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to put ABS-CBN’s television and radio frequencies up for grabs even as it denied it is jockeying for the coveted frequencies.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano challenged those claiming that he wanted a deal with President Rodrigo Duterte to reward him for junking ABS-CBN’s franchise by allowing him to keep his position as the Speaker to a lie detector test.
Special Envoy to China Mon Tulfo blasted Sen. Ronald dela Rosa in his column for the Manila Times. Tulfo said dela Rosa’s advise to ABS-CBN employees is “sickeningly insensitive and loony”
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian urged the government Wednesday (July 29) to accept ABS-CBN’s offer to use its transmission network and educational programs for distance learning ahead of the opening of classes on August 24.
Cavite Rep. Jesus Crispin Remulla is making good on his word to investigate the broadcast network which he accused of being ABS-CBN’s “dummy.”
Sagip party-list Rep. Rodante Marcoleta isn’t done going after ABS-CBN after taking a lead role in the denial of its franchise application.
Eighteen of the lawmakers who voted to reject ABS-CBN’s franchise application will have front row seats at the House of Representatives for President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) Monday (July 27).