As the majority TV network flagship of the young and those who refuse to grow old, RPN is the most competitive broadcast network in the country and also the general entertainment station for the millennials ranging from the U.S. imports to the Filipino-made homegrown programs, with some sports programs (like MBA and Who's Next? Pro-Boxing Series), news and public affairs, educational (Eskwela ng Bayan) and children's programs, cartoons, animes, telenovelas, movies and home shopping (TV Shop).



  • 5:30 am - Newswatch sa Umaga (LIVE)
  • 6 am - Wake Up Call (LIVE)
  • 8 am -
    • Mon, Wed & Fri: Karen's World (Eskwela ng Bayan) (in HD)
    • Tue & Thurs: Why? (Eskwela ng Bayan) (in HD)
  • 8:30 am -
    • Mon, Wed & Fri: Alikabok (Eskwela ng Bayan) (in HD)
    • Tue & Thurs: Solved (Eskwela ng Bayan) (in HD)
  • 9 am - Barney & Friends (in HD)
  • 9:30 pm - Sesame Street (in HD)
  • 10 am - TV Shop
  • 11 am - The Simpsons (in HD)
  • 11:30 am - Newswatch sa Tanghali (LIVE)
  • 12 nn - Student Canteen (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 1:30 pm - Falling in Love with Ramon (in HD)
  • 2 pm - TV Shop
  • 3:30 pm - Bananas in Pyjamas (revival in full CGI) (in HD)
  • 4 pm - Batibot (in HD)
  • 4:30 pm - Throwback TV (in HD) (Manila); Arangkada Balita regional editions (LIVE) (RPN Regional)
  • 5 pm - Lingkod Bayan (LIVE)
  • 5:30 pm - Legal Forum (LIVE)
  • 5:45 pm - Du30 on Duty (in HD)
  • 6 pm - E-Extra (LIVE)
  • 6:30 pm - Arangkada Balita (LIVE)
  • 7:30 pm - Kasama, Break the Bank (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 8:30 pm - The Three Sides of Ana (in HD)
  • 9 pm -
    • Mon: Riverdale (in HD)
    • Tue: Arrow (in HD)
    • Wed: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (in HD)
    • Thurs: Survivor: Edge of Extinction (in HD)
    • Fri: Hell's Kitchen: Rookies vs. Veterans (November 16, 2018-March 1, 2019) (in HD) / Supergirl (in HD) (since March 8, 2019)
  • 10 pm -
    • Mon: NCIS (in HD)
    • Tue: America's Next Top Model (in HD)
    • Wed: Supernatural (in HD)
    • Thurs: Grey's Anatomy (in HD)
    • Fri: MacGyver (2016 revival) (in HD) (one of the best American shows on RPN)
  • 11 pm - Newswatch (LIVE)
    • 11:45 pm -
    • Mon: Firing Line (in HD)
    • Tue: SME GO, Powered by Go Negosyo (in HD)
    • Wed: Inside the Story (in HD)
    • Thurs: Kasangga Mo Ang Langit (in HD)
    • Fri: Totoo TV (in HD)
  • 12:30 am - All Hits Playlist (in HD)
  • 1 am to 2 am - TV Shop


  • 6 am - Asin at Ilaw (in HD)
  • 6:30 am - Family Rosary Crusade (in HD)
  • 7:30 am - Cathedral of Praise (in HD)
  • 8 am - The Garfield Show (in HD)
  • 8:30 am - The Magic School Bus Rides Again (in HD)
  • 9 am - Newswatch Junior Edition
  • 9:30 am - Pokémon: Sun & Moon: Ultra Adventures (in HD)
  • 10 am - Gundam Build Divers (in HD)
  • 10:30 am - Penpen de Sarapen (in HD)
  • 11:30 am - Daza's Kitchen (in HD)
  • 12 nn - Student Canteen (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 2:30 pm - Biyaheng Langit (in HD)
  • 3 pm - MBA (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 7 pm - Happy Chie (in HD)
  • 8 pm - One Sound (in HD)
  • 8:30 pm - Wattpad Presents (in HD)
  • 10 pm - Newswatch Weekend (LIVE)
  • 10:30 pm - Saturday Night Blockbusters (in HD)
  • 12:30 am to 2 am - TV Shop


  • 6 am - Shalom (in HD)
  • 7 am - Sunday TV Mass (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 8 am - Noddy, Toyland Detective (in HD)
  • 8:30 am - Ben 10 (2016 TV series) (in HD)
  • 9 am - Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS (in HD)
  • 9:30 am - Naruto Shippuden (in HD)
  • 10 am - Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card (in HD)
  • 10:30 am - Movie in the Making (in HD)
  • 11 am - Confectionary Pastry (in HD)
  • 11:30 am - Kwarta o Kahon (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 1 pm - Fanparty (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 2 pm - Who's Next Pro-Boxing Series (in HD)
  • 3 pm - MBA (LIVE) (in HD)
  • 7 pm - Boses Tinig Pinoy (in HD)
  • 8 pm - One Sound (in HD)
  • 8:30 pm - Gag Kulit (in HD)
  • 9:15 pm - Music Sessions (in HD)
  • 10:15 pm - Newswatch Weekend (LIVE)
  • 10:45 pm - Sunday’s Big Event (in HD)
  • 12:45 am to 2 am - TV Shop

With RPN NewsBreak (from 10am, 11am, 4pm and 10pm). Also airs the special coverage from the government such as SONA, election and more from PTV-4. regional network center programs in the RPN provinces.

List of RPN talentsEdit

  • Ate Maya (Kakki Teodoro) of Batibot
  • Kuya Fidel (Abner Delina) of Batibot
  • Koko Kwik-Kwak of Batibot
  • Mykel Ong
  • Janeena Chan (born in April 6, 1993)
  • Carlo Lorenzo
  • Angelica Yap aka Ms. Pastillas Girl (lady banker and ATM of Kasama, Break the Bank)
  • Kelly dela Cruz (RPN VJ) (your primetime girl) (Mon-Fri 8:30PM to 10PM)
  • Ken Alfonso
  • Sophia Zionne Ferrer
  • Chienna Filomeno
  • Jazz Ocampo
  • Aaron DeTommaso
  • Nicole Hyala
  • Chris Tsuper
  • Saida Diola
  • Jasmine Curtis-Smith
  • Carl Guevara
  • Nonoy Zuñiga (judge of Boses Tinig Pinoy)
  • Aileen Papin (judge of Boses Tinig Pinoy)
  • John Nite (judge of Boses Tinig Pinoy)
  • Jungee Marcelo

Boses Tinig Pinoy finalists

  • Coleen Mangabat
  • Mhelrose Uy
  • Johanna Miranda, Jasper Arizabal and Phoebe Faye de Guzman
  • Jasmine Santos
  • Alex Soller
  • Gina Ventura, Christian Paul Torqueza and Erickson Paulo
  • Christopher Mendoza
  • Ian Mendoza
  • Ian Mark Corales, Drianne Paul Saberon, and Nina Claire Rivaca
  • Febra Sagarino and Rueda Haictin
  • Maretchen Vasquez and Esther Martinez


  • Mon Liboro (play-by-play, 2013-present)
  • Richard del Rosario (play-by-play: 2013-present)
  • Judah Paolo (play-by-play: 2013-present)
  • Clarles Tiu (play-by-play: 2017-present)
  • Manny Dandan (game analysis: 2013-2016, play-by-play: 2016-present)
  • Danny Francisco (game analysis: 2013-present)
  • Sev Sarmenta (game analysis: 2013-present)
  • Ryan Gregorio (game analysis: 2014-present)
  • JC Cuadrado (game analysis: 2013-present)
  • Alfrancis Chua (game analysis: 2013-present)
  • Bianca Roque (sideline reporter: 2013-present)
  • Jessica Mendoza (sideline reporter: 2013-present)
  • Sarah Carlos (sideline reporter: 2016-present)
  • Former:
  • Chiqui Reyes (play-by-play: 2013-2016)
  • Mico Halili (play-by-play: 2015-2017)
  • Noel Zarate (play-by-play: 2013-15)
  • Kenneth Duremdes (play-by-play: 2013-15)
  • Jong Uichico (game analyst, 2013-16)
  • Jason Webb (game analysis: 2014-16)
  • Barry Pascua (game analysis: 2013-14)
  • Cerah Hernandez (sideline reporter: 2013-16)

RPN studios in Broadcast City

  • RPN Newscenter at RPN News Department Building in Broadcast City
  • Newswatch sa Umaga
  • Wake Up Call
  • Newswatch sa Tanghali
  • Newswatch Update
  • Arangkada Balita
  • Newswatch
  • Newswatch Weekend
  • RPN Studio (Broadcast City)
  • Batibot
  • Lingkod Bayan
  • One Sound (Live Studio 1 of RPN Studio in Broadcast City)
  • Kasama, Break the Bank (Live Studio 1 of RPN Studio in Broadcast City)
  • Penpen de Sarapen (Live Studio 2 of RPN Studio in Broadcast City)
  • Music Sessions (Live Studio 3 of RPN Studio in Broadcast City)
  • Happy Chie (Live Studio 4 of RPN Studio in Broadcast City)
  • Variety shows
  • Student Canteen (RPN Delta Studio)
  • Kwarta o Kahon (Entertainment Plaza of SM City North EDSA)
  • Boses Tinig Pinoy (RPN Delta Studio)


Student Canteen
A pioneer noonime show for the youth made for high school, college and university students!
Monday to Friday 12:00nn - 1:30pm
Saturday 12:00nn - 2:30pm
It's 12 high noon. Welcome to your Student Canteen!
The pioneer noontime show of all time for the youth, hosted by Aaron Agassi, Angelo Ilagan, Lance Christopher and Marlann Flores, with co-hosts, Rhen Escaño, Jaco Benin, Clara Benin, Enzo Gallegos, Kim Ilagan, Mariz Rañeses, Zandra Summer, Arie Reyes, Miguel Estenzo and Luigi D'Avola. Capturing the young audience and the youth market as a hit among the student viewers made by the adolescent people and students in high school, college and university, Student Canteen is a phenomenal noontime musical variety show as a unique blend of contests, fun and games, musical performances and superb hosting that provides the template for noontime entertainment, with a youthful treatment, and segments which designed and produced by the students from high school, college and university. The show which used guest hosts, live bands, guest DJs, spontaneous out-of-the box sequences, etc. Music and bands, cheerleaders from all over the school, dancers, off-the-wall humor, sports, fashion, and even academics (with a twist, of course)! The show will provide students and campus for lunchtime and features the most popular and attractive students in the different high schools, colleges and universities. Student Canteen will promote positive values, digging into the core of today’s youth, with the hope of helping reinforce values and good habits during lunch break. Student Canteen will guarantee that its members will watch and support its TV programs, activities, and events! Student Canteen will guarantee the total noontime viewing habit for its members and audience.
Main hosts:
Aaron Agassi (born in 29 March 1989)
Angelo Ilagan (born in March 28, 1990)
Lance Christopher (born in August 23, 1990)
Marlann Flores (born in February 11, 1993)
Jaco Benin
Clara Benin (born in 19 February 1994)
Rhen Escaño
Enzo Gallegos
Kim Ilagan (born in April 21, 1995)
Mariz Rañeses (born in June 1, 1995)
Zandra Summer
Arie Reyes (born in August 9, 1994)
Miguel Estenzo
Luigi D'Avola
Tanner Mata (born in May 12, 1995) (2018-present)
DJ Coki
Student Canteen Dancers
Monday to Friday 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Daily educational children's program teaching values and basic learnings for pre-school kids. Every parent today who grew up watching Batibot with its humor, muppets, live action and original music.
Throwback TV
Monday to Friday 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Throwback TV brings back the network’s hit shows from classic files in a fun-filled, imaginative production. Mykel Ong hosts the show in a hip manner as a video jock who does the intro, comments and wrapping up of the TV reruns. Mondays and Wednesdays feature John en Marsha, one of the most successful, the longest-running and most-watched primetime comedy sitcoms in the '70s and ’80s with the late Comedy King Dolphy and the late Nida Blanca. Comedy gag show comes back in Champoy every Tuesday and Thursday, featuring Subas Herrero, Tessie Tomas, Noel Trinidad, Mitch Valdez, Cherie Gil and Gary Lising. Production numbers make up Friday nights as the reruns of the longest-running musical variety show Superstar featuring Nora Aunor.
Your window to the entertainment news
Monday to Friday 6:00pm - 6:30pm
E-Extra is RPN’s response for the need to provide its viewers a daily dose of entertaimment news. For the first time, a local program partners with one of the world’s leading entertainment news programs, E News, to bring you the latest in Hollywood showbiz scene. Furthermore, E-Extra covers the local and international entertainment industry and updates the latest about your favorite stars and celebrities, TV shows, movies, music and concerts and of course, everyone’s favorite, the gossip and blind items. The show uses both English and Filipino as their main language. E-Extra is anchored by TV presenter, online influencer, lifestyle blogger and model Janeena Chan.
Kasama: Break the Bank
Wanna win big in an instant?
Monday to Friday 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Kasama: Break the Bank, the newest collaboration behind RPN and Endemol, is the newest and most interactive game show on TV, wherein viewers can choose from the 14 briefcases that may contain cash prizes ranging from P1 to P100,000. Created as a companion show to the global hit, Deal or No Deal, Break the Bank employs 14 suitcases containing cash prizes between one peso to over a hundred thousand pesos. Viewers can join by texting a suitcase number of their choice anytime of the day. During the show, the 'randomizer' picks a number and a lucky viewer is chosen from the lot and called on live TV. This is when the negotiation starts. But the experience does not end there. Everyday, Carlo Lorenzo is joined by the sophisticated and no-nonsense Lady Banker and her ATM (Automated Tension Machine) Angelica Yap aka Ms. Pastillas Girl, in dishing out exciting, unpredictable, and fun-filled episodes where lots of cash and prizes can be won by YOU -- wherever you are.
Get the Chance to win P 100,000.
To join text REG BANK (Name/age/gender/address) and send to 2929. Registration is free! To download text BANK (download number from 1-10) to 2929. Example BANK 10 and send to 2929. *P15 per download. Open to Globe, Smart, TM and Sun subscribers.
All Hits Playlist
Monday to Friday 12:30am - 1:00am
When they sleep in a bed at late night for the greatest, latest and freshest music videos played on RPN during midnight. All Hits Playlists gives you only the best in music video releases of your favorite artists. No talking, no VJs – just purely all-hit music to fill your midnight sleep.
Penpen de Sarapen
Saturday 10:30am - 11:30am
Penpen de Sarapen is the longest-running children's musical variety show as a mix of fun and games, entertainment, and story-telling shows rolled into one, teaching Filipino kids in a good moral values. The program features kids as they show their talents in singing, dancing, acting, and hosting. It has become a venue for children who want to hone their skills and talents and become the stars of the future. More than that, the show also trains them to be active and responsible individuals by instilling good values that they should emulate throughout their daily activities. Penpen de Sarapen is accredited by the Department of Education (DepEd), and has won various awards from award-giving bodies such as the KBP Golden Dove Awards, Catholic Mass Media Awards, and PMPC Star Awards for Television. Join Ken Alfonso and the rest of Penpen de Sarapen kids.
Ken Alsonso (2018-present)
Sophia Zionne Ferrer (2013-present)
Thea Novicio (2018-present)
Connie Angeles (1987-2001)
Spencer Reyes (2007, 2013-2018)
Saturday and Sunday 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Feel the excitement and adrenaline rush of fast-paced hardcourt action in the MBA!
The Metropolitan Basketball Association is on its 20th year and is definitely pushing for more excitement as it found its new home on RPN. Without a doubt, the MBA fulfills the promise of more than scream-your-lungs-out kind of games.
The better alternative of professional basketball hosts your favorite local teams: LBC Batangas Blades, Cebuana Lhuillier Gems, RCPI Negros Slashers, Pampanga Stars, The Professional Group Davao Eagles, Osaka Pangasinan Waves, Olongapo Volunteers and the Casino Cagayan de Oro Amigos.
Happy Chie
Winner of the 2018 PMPC Star Awards for Television for Best Gag Show
Saturday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
An original local production of RPN from the pioneering success of their homegrown comedy shows on Philippine television, Happy Chie is a hilarious campus comedy gag show for the youth about student life led by dancer and model-slash-actress Chienna Filomeno in her title role as a promising young lady and a college student as she tickle your funny bones, featuring sketches, gags, spoofs and skits of some popular TV, movie and radio shows as well as local and international personalities, commercial parodies, portions every now and then, and musical numbers in each episode for the adolescent viewers. The show is set in the fictional Happy University, the student-oriented gag show gained popularity for college and university students, sharing their wacky misadventures in and out of the school premises.
Cast: Chienna Filomeno, Rugene Ramos, Franco Daza, Karen Reyes, Princess Guevarra, Joemarie Nielsen, Mariam Al-Alawi, Kyle Manalo, Kino Adrian Rementilla, Carl Cervantes, Kim Cruz, Liezel Lopez, Arjan Jimenez
One Sound
Playing the hottest hits, the latest sounds and the top recording artists from around the world with your favorite One Sound VJs
Saturday and Sunday 8:00pm - 8:30pm
The 30-minute interactive music show for the youth by offering the Top 40 and CHR music mixed with OPM to deliver the millennial sound for the young and hip, One Sound is hosted by the VJ Jazz Ocampo and VJ Aaron DeTommaso, share their passion with the newest music as they take a glimpse of today's hottest, latest, freshest and coolest music videos for your favorite international and local artists every Saturday night to watch for your favorite music trends. The duo of VJ Jazz and VJ Aaron will surely fan music lovers to watch them strut their ways to the music flavors of the new generation for new music and all the hits. One Sound also interviewed and features some of the country's well-known music artists and features album launches, release of the singles and songs, gigs and concerts. Millennial and Gen Z music lovers from all over the world can send requests, thru email or text messages as this show features today's hottest, latest, freshest and coolest favorite hits in the international and local music industry.
Wattpad Presents
Love reading stories on Wattpad as a weekly kilig movie made for TV.
Stories you'll love. Feel kilig all over again!
Kiligin sa love stories na malapit sa puso mo, mula sa iyong fave online community of readers and writers! Handog sa iyo ng RPN, the official partner of Wattpad in the Philippines!
Saturday 8:30pm - 10:00pm
A weekly made-for-TV movie romantic anthology based on Wattpad stories, produced by RPN in partnership with Wattpad Studios. The romantic tele-movie series is hosted by VJ, Kelly dela Cruz, Wattpad Presents continues to give the young and young at heart by bringing to life the characters in the weekly love stories shared by up and coming popular titles and authors from the biggest online writing Wattpad. One of the most popular social networks in the country and the world’s largest online storytelling and reading community of writers and readers. Wattpad is also a major player in primetime entertainment, and while the rest of the world curls up with a story before bed, people across the Philippines to watch Wattpad stories on TV. One of their most watched programs and a favorite among millennials because they can relate so much with the stories which has received a strong following among local TV viewers. As a Saturday night TV movie, Wattpad Presents targets the young audiences, especially the millennials, by adapting some of the most popular love stories from within the Wattpad community for the small screen to be topbilled by this generation’s most promising and rising talented young stars and fresh love teams, guaranteed to make your Saturday evening a kilig experience.
Saturday Night Blockbusters
Beat the Saturday night boredom with great Hollywood movies showing on Saturday Night Blockbusters!
Saturday 10:30pm - 12:30am
Watch your favorite Hollywood blockbuster films at the privacy of your home. Get glued to your seats as you relive the movies of your favorite actors and actresses every week. Be it action, suspense, drama or comedy, Saturday Night Blockbusters offers the best of blockbuster movies and even star-driven movies from the top Hollywood movie production companies that is home to the biggest names in the U.S. entertainment industry. Catch your favorite Hollywood movies every Saturday night.
Movie in the Making
Sunday 10:30am - 11:00am
Movie in the Making gives you a 30-minute sneak preview of today's hit movies. Candid interviews with your favorite celebrities are featured, letting you know their own thoughts regarding the movie and the character they are playing. The show also gives you a guided tour of the different sets or shooting locations used and explains how special effects or computer-generated characters in the movie are made.
Kwarta o Kahon
Sunday 11:30am - 1:00pm
The show with lots of prizes, money, games, fun, laughs and surprises.
Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment, fun, and prize money in the longest-running game show on Philippine TV - Kwarta o Kahon. Featuring upcoming recording artists, sponsored game portions, and the original Kwarta o Kahon game, enjoy the show's live telecast every Sunday at the Entertainment Plaza of SM City North EDSA.
It is hosted by Nicole Hyala and Chris Tsuper, with co-hosts Saida Diola, Gary Lim, Miguel Estenzo, Debbie Then and Cai Cortez
Sunday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main hosts:
Lauren Reid
Bret Jackson
Angelo Pasco
Koreen Medina
Hillchiuu Tan
Jefferlyn Serrano
Reese Tayag
Kyru Sri
Maichel Fideles
Roy Requejo
Potz Jalosjos
Jairus Aquino
Nichole Ramos
Taki Saito and Yong Muhajil
Melizza Jimenez and Bruno Gabriel
Alicia Lacap
Mika Salamanca
Rafa Florentino
Patricia Gayod
Alec Dungo
Nikka Javier
Christian Samson
Maliksi Morales (born in October 9, 2002)
Frederick Fructuoso
Boses Tinig Pinoy
Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A showcase of the Filipino talent in singing, Boses Tinig Pinoy is a nationwide reality search for the best in acapella to develop the talents of young individuals in music without the accompaniment of any musical instrument. As part of RPN’s massive programming for both TV and radio stations along with its technical equipment nationwide, the national singing contest for young and talented artist that will showcase the talents from the 12 regions of the country through a unique singing contest, which is performed in “acapella” with two categories – duet and trio. The national reality singing competition is hosted by Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Carl Guevara, the show staged by the 12 RPN 9 radio stations nationwide, all contestants can form a duet or trio with other contestants regardless of what group they came in with and singers can be heard using their natural and powerful voices. The show will focus on a cappella for duet and trio to produce a harmonic melody with choreography because there would be no harmony to be created in solo a capella. The contest is open to a cappella duos and trios with members aged 15 and above, some of the students and out-of-the-school youth, who are members of a campus choit or a church choir to join the search. Auditions are held daily in all provincial stations nationwide. The panel of judges for the show include Nonoy Zuñiga, Aileen Papin and John Nite. The nationwide winner will take home P1 million peso worth of cash and valuable prizes plus a recording contract with PolyEast Records and a talent management contract with RPN Talent Agency.
Gag Kulit
Sunday 8:30pm - 9:15pm
It's a Candid Camera, Pinoy-style. Kamille Filoteo shifts to hosting a gag show for the youth that brings laughter to viewers, showcasing the wacky foreign videos, as well as funny Pinoy jokes and pranks, much more than hidden cameras, spoofs, gags, bloopers and hilarious practical jokes. Four hilarious segments that will surely get them LOL-ing in front of their TV sets. Foreign entertainment comes from Popcorn TV's pranks, home videos, extreme sports and other gags. Local fun includes: Versusmarysep! or the differences between male and female personal and social interactions; Kalatulaugh, interesting billboards and signage all over the streets of Manila and other territories; Balitalaga, real news with a punchline; Kantatero, with their music video parodies containing current issues; etc. Meanwhile, Kamille will also show gags from around the world via foreign videos that features cute pets, adorably babies, hidden cameras, home videos and many more.
Music Sessions
Sunday 9:15pm - 10:15pm
Every Sunday night is a pure entertainment, the premiere musical show of RPN that gave attention and importance to our local music. Featuring some of OPM’s biggest names and most promising acts and both up-coming and well-known Pinoy artists and musicians, Music Sessions promises to bring new growth to the OPM industry and re-affirms the network’s commitment to support OPM artists. It is hosted by Jungee Marcelo, one of the most established in the local music scene, showcasing a wide range of famous Filipino artists and bands in a live performances. It also served as a steppingstone for amateur artists to have a place in the music industry and will surely bring a whole new level of musicality in television. Join in and sing with our special guests as they perform our favorite hits live.
Sunday's Big Event (movies/specials/concerts)
Sunday 10:45pm - 12:45am
Spend a cozy Sunday night at home as you watch Sunday's Big Event. Catch your favorite movies, concerts, and other specials right in your own home. Blockbuster hits, award-winning films or musical extravaganzas are featured each week for your viewing pleasure. Sit back and relax as you watch for.

News & Public Affairs

RPN News and Public Affairs programs are strongly positioned to bring to ever-widening audiences the exciting, fast-paced and often turbulent events of the country. With the news and public affairs organization as its flagship, RPN-9 has an outstanding programs that combine talent, creativity and a greater respect for the intelligence and taste of the Filipino viewing public.
The RPN News & Public Affairs team is a dedicated and highly professional group of men and women. Headed by Pal Marquez, Vice President for News & Public Affairs of RPN, who cut his teeth in television news in the pioneering Channel 9 and DZKB of the martial law years. The RPN news team combines experience and youth, addressing issues with admirable perspective and a fresh look with one goal in mind… to bring audiences the news that matter. So if it’s news that you need, tune in to RPN 9.
RPN news team has always proven to be innovative in its news and public affairs programming.
Often this is the turf of the major news organizations, ABS-CBN, GMA 7, IBC and PTV, which pride in big-name personalities, state-of-the-art equipment and large work teams. RPN News has made up for the lack of the given with good broadcast writing and content. With the reformat of its station and the shift to more entertainment-based shows, RPN News and Public Affairs made the change.
RPN's primetime news program in Filipino, compete against the three giants ABS-CBN, GMA and IBC had all their newscasts in the vernacular.
Arangkada Balita
Monday to Friday 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Responsible, fair and objective as RPN's early-evening Filipino newscast, Arangkada Balita offers the hottest and latest news in the country, enabling the sensationalism and tabloid reporting to dominate its own in the highly competitive early evening news and public affairs block. Anchored by veteran newsman Alex Tinsay as he delivers the day's headlines in a flash. Backed by the expertise of the country's best news gathering and reportage of RPN News and Public Affairs under the nation's Kasama network, Arangkada Balita delivers the factual, accurate, fast-paced, comprehensive and biased reporting of the hottest news with the help of RPN News and Radyo Ronda correspondents.
Wake Up Call
Monday to Friday 6:00am - 8:00am
Mornings will never be the same again. This is the show that will change your daily morning viewing habit as they need to start your day right. The highly acclaimed early morning newsmagazine program with a hearty breakfast buffet of the hottest and freshest news, the latest business updates, the latest price watch and palengke updates, the meatiest commentaries and discussions, lifestyle secrets and features, the hottest sports stories, the latest showbiz and entertainment updates, health and fitness tips, the day's weather and up-to-date traffic situationers, environment, arts and culture, plus much more. Have your fill of late-breaking developments, controversial topics, burning issues and hot-seat interviews with government officials, business and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and other newsmakers and provide general information and the latest insights on business developments, opportunities and issues for our morning viewers - your early morning paper delivered straight to your feel-good habit by the main man of morning television Mon Isberto and Roma Agsalud.
Winner of the 2017 KBP Golden Dove Award for Best News Program.
Monday to Friday 11:00pm - 11:45pm
In 1970, RPN started the first "TV Newspaper" program in the country.
Informative, straightforward, unbiased and trusted for years.
Giving you the round-up of the day's top headlines in a the late-night news, NewsWatch remains the longest-running English newscast on Philippine television and the originator of one of the country's pioneer news programs in the 70's. Anchored by long-time RPN news anchors: veteran broadcast journalist and news anchorman Eric Eloriaga and RPN News and Public Affairs head Marigold Haber-Dunca, NewsWatch has grown to become one of the most recognizable programs on Philippine TV as the gold standard in local news programs and a pioneer in the broadcast industry and has earned public trust by delivering the news without over dramatizing events or influencing opinions. NewsWatch is more than just a news program, its an institution. It provides a broad coverage of the news, delivered in a manner that is informative, straightforward, unbiased and trusted for years, focusing on the major news events that affect the country.
Big Stories opens the newscast before the opening intro with the day's top headlines followed by other stories related to the biggest story. The latest wrap on business, financial and economy news in BizWatch, tackle the stories of national concern and foreign news around the globe in WorldWatch from RPN's strategic partnership with the world's leading news authority, the weather forecasting system via WeatherWatch, catch your dose of sports news here and around the world in SportsWatch, and catch the latest in local and international entertainment scene in StarWatch.
RPN NewsBreak
Get a quick rundown of the day's hottest stories. RPN NewsBreak delivers 2-minute top of the hour news advisories on breaking events everyday.
Legal Forum
Monday to Friday 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Legal Forum is the longest-running 15-minute public service program as an on-air discussion of legal issues, answering the questions of letter senders, as hosted by renowned lady lawyer, Atty. Joji Alonso, together with other prominent lawyers as this week's guests.
NewsWatch Junior Edition
Saturday 8:30am - 9:00am
NewsWatch Junior Edition is a 30-minute groundbreaking morning news program targets the youth audience for kids and teens especially elementary and high school students, focusing on the latest local and international news, as well as sports, entertainment, weather, school and lifestyle news. Presenting the freshest young broadcast journalists ages 13 to 19, NewsWatch Junior Edition is anchored by Kira Balinger.
Segments: K-12 Buzz (K-12 curriculum), School Watch (school), Our Camp, Stay Healthy, Scoreboard (sports), Glitz and Glam (entertainment)


Riverdale (Monday @ 9PM)
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Best Kiss (KJ Apa and Camila Mendes)
Best Musical Moment (A Night We'll Never Forget by Riverdale cast)
Scene Stealer (Madelaine Petsch)
Show of the Year
2018 Saturn Awards
Best Action-Thriller Television Series
Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series (KJ Apa/Lili Reinhart/Cole Sprouse)
2018 Teen Choice Awards
Choice Breakout TV Star (Vanessa Morgan)
Choice Hissy Fit (Madelaine Petsch)
Choice TV Actor (KJ Apa/Cole Sprouse)
Choice Drama TV Actress (Camila Mendes/Lili Reinhart)
Choice Drama TV Show
Choice Liplock (Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart)
Choice Scene Stealer (Vanessa Morgan)
Choice TV Ship (KJ Apa and Camila Mendez/Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse)
Choice TV Villain (Mark Consuelos)
2018 People's Choice Awards
Drama Show of 2018
Drama TV Star of 2018 (KJ Apa)
Female TV Star of 2018 (Camila Mendes)
Male TV Star of 2018 (Cole Sprouse)
Arrow (Tueday @ 9PM)
2018 Saturn Awards
Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series
2018 Teen Choice Awards
Choice TV Actor: Action (Stephen Amell)
Choice TV Actress: Action (Emily Bett Rickards)
Choice TV Ship (Stephen Arnell and Emily Bett Rickards)
Choice TV Show: Action
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Wednesday @ 9PM)
2018 GLAD Media Award
Outstanding Comedy Series
2018 TCA Awards
Individual Achievement in Comedy (Rachel Bloom)
Grey's Anatomy (Thursday @ 10PM)
2018 People's Choice Awards
The Show of 2018
The Drama Show of 2018
The Male TV Star of 2018 (Alex Karev/Jackson Avery)
The Female TV Star of 2018 (Meredith Grey)
The Drama TV Star of 2018 (Meredith Grey)
MacGyver (Friday @ 10PM)
2017 People's Choice Awards
Favorite New TV Drama
2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie (Jeff Wolfe)
2018 Teen Choice Awards
Choice Action TV Actor (Lucas Till)

RPN theme songs

  • Wake Up Call - Amber Davis
  • Karen's World
  • Solved
  • Why?
  • Alikabok
  • Student Canteen - performed by Student Canteen hosts
  • Batibot - music by Louie Ocampo, lyrics by Rene O. Villanueva and sung by Batibot casts
  • S.M.E. Go! (Go Negosyo)
  • Kasangga Mo Ang Langit
  • Penpen de Sarapen - performed by Penpen de Sarapen kids
  • Biyaheng Langit
  • Happy Chie - performed by Hannah Nolasco
  • One Sound - performed by Eurika
  • Kwarta o Kahon - performed by Nicole Hiyala and Chris Tsuper
  • Fanparty
  • Boses Tinig Pinoy
  • Gag Kulit
  • Music Sessions - composed by Jungee Marcelo


Penpen de Sarapen

Happy Chie

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