2011 in Philippine television

The following is a list of events affecting Philippine television in 2011. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches, closures and rebrandings, as well as information about controversies and carriage disputes.

List of years in Philippine television













Date Show Network
January 1 H2O: Just Add Water Q (now GMA News TV)
January 3 Malparida ABS-CBN
The Baker King GMA
January 10 Dwarfina GMA
January 17 Cinderella's Sister ABS-CBN
January 20 American Idol: Season 10 Q (now GMA News TV)
January 21 Tunay Na Buhay GMA
January 22 Wansapanataym Presents: Buhawi Jack ABS-CBN
January 24 Alakdana GMA
Autumn's Concerto ABS-CBN
Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Bianong Bulag ABS-CBN
Machete GMA
Swerte Swerte Lang! TV5
January 28 Wanted TV5
January 31 Mutya ABS-CBN
February 7 Babaeng Hampaslupa TV5
I Heart You, Pare! GMA
Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla: Kapitan Inggo ABS-CBN
February 12 Happy Yipee Yehey! ABS-CBN
February 13 Luv Crazy TV5
February 14 Green Rose ABS-CBN
Nita Negrita GMA
The Price Is Right ABS-CBN
February 18 Pulsong Pinoy NBN (now PTV), RPN and IBC
February 21
Andar ng mga Balita on Radio AksyonTV
Relasyon AksyonTV
Punto Asintado AksyonTV
Aksyon AksyonTV
Aksyon JournalisMO AksyonTV
Andar ng mga Balita AksyonTV
Wanted sa Radyo AksyonTV
Cristy Ferminute AksyonTV
February 27 Fantastik TV5
Lucky Numbers TV5
Pinoy Samurai TV5
February 28 Brigada GMA News TV
Dobol B sa News TV GMA News TV
iJuander GMA News TV
In the Limelight GMA News TV
Magic Palayok GMA
My Lover, My Wife GMA
News to Go GMA News TV
News TV Live GMA News TV
On Call. Balita. Serbisyo. Ngayon. GMA News TV
Powerhouse GMA News TV
State of the Nation with Jessica Soho GMA News TV
March 1 Best Men GMA News TV
Pop Talk GMA News TV
March 2 Bawal ang Pasaway kay Mareng Winnie GMA News TV
Fashbook GMA News TV
Extra ETC
March 3 Investigative Documentaries GMA News TV
America's Next Top Model (cycle 16) ETC
March 4 May Tamang Balita GMA News TV
March 5 Balita Pilipinas GMA News TV
Front Row GMA News TV (now GMA Network)
The Smiths GMA News TV
Weekend Getaway GMA News TV
March 6 Game! GMA News TV
GMA News TV All Sports GMA News TV
Good News Kasama si Vicky Morales GMA News TV
Reel Time GMA News TV
March 7 News Light Light TV 33
Iba-Balita Ngayon Studio 23 (now ABS-CBN Sports+Action)
Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin ABS-CBN
March 16 9 by Design 2nd Avenue
March 18 House of Glam ETC
March 21 Hitman Reborn! (season 4) ABS-CBN
Mga Nagbabagang Bulaklak TV5
My Princess ABS-CBN
March 26 Man vs. Beast GMA
Spooky Nights: Bampirella GMA
March 27 The Sharon Cuneta Specials ABS-CBN
March 28 Captain Barbell GMA
Mula Sa Puso ABS-CBN
April 2 Why Not? ABS-CBN
April 3 Good Vibes ABS-CBN
April 4 Family Feud: The Showdown Edition GMA
Frijolito ABS-CBN
Kitchen Superstar GMA
Star Box GMA
Weather Update GMA
April 16 Amazing Cooking Kids GMA
April 30 Mind Master GMA
Spooky Nights: The Ringtone GMA
Tropang Potchi GMA
May 1 World Premiere GMA News TV
May 2 I Am Legend ABS-CBN
Secret Garden GMA
May 7 Quickfire: 10-Minute Kitchen Wonders GMA News TV
May 9 100 Days to Heaven ABS-CBN
Munting Heredera GMA
My Girlfriend is a Gumiho ABS-CBN
Price Watch GMA
May 12 Del Monte Kitchenomics GMA News TV
May 14 My Chubby World GMA
May 15 Bagets: Just Got Lucky TV5
Magic Bagsik! TV5
May 16 Blusang Itim GMA
May 21 Sabadabadog GMA
May 22 Gandang Gabi, Vice! ABS-CBN
May 24 Iskul Bukol TV5
May 28 Andres de Saya GMA
Dog TV GMA News TV
May 30 Amaya GMA
The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition ABS-CBN
Playful Kiss GMA
Sisid GMA
June 4 R U Kidding Me? TV5
Spooky Nights: Snow White Lady and the Seven Ghosts GMA
Sugo Mga Kapatid! TV5
June 5 Armor of God GMA News TV
June 6 Guns and Roses ABS-CBN
June 11 Hamtaro GMA
Master Hamsters GMA
June 12 I-Shine Talent Camp TV GMA
June 13 Sinner or Saint GMA
Kourtney and Kim Take Miami ETC
The Glee Project ETC/Jack TV
June 18 Hey, It's Saberdey! TV5
June 20 Marry Me, Mary! ABS-CBN
June 27 Kris TV ABS-CBN
July 2 Spooky Nights: Nuno sa Feng Shui GMA
July 3 Idol sa Kusina GMA News TV
July 4 Futbolilits GMA
July 5 Marcel's Quantum Kitchen 2nd Avenue
July 5 Love Bites
July 9 Follow That Star GMA News TV
July 11 Balita Pilipinas Ngayon GMA News TV
I Dare You ABS-CBN
Pure Love ABS-CBN
Reputasyon ABS-CBN
July 16 Manny Many Prizes GMA
July 17 Jollitown ABS-CBN
July 18 Gourmet GMA
Rod Santiago's The Sisters TV5
July 19 Nikita ETC
July 25 Personalan GMA News TV
Win Mo, Kapuso! GMA
July 30 MEGA Fashion Crew ETC
August 1 News TV Quick Response Team GMA News TV
Time Of My Life GMA
August 8 Big Thing GMA
IBC News Team 13 IBC
Mondo Manu AksyonTV
August 15 America's Got Talent The Game Channel
Jeopardy! The Game Channel
Minute to Win It The Game Channel
Wheel of Fortune The Game Channel
Maria la del Barrio ABS-CBN
Pahiram ng Isang Ina GMA
August 22 My Binondo Girl ABS-CBN
August 29 Iglot GMA
September 4 Growing Up ABS-CBN
Protégé: The Battle for the Big Break GMA
September 5 Kumare Klub TV5
T3: Kapatid, Sagot Kita TV5
September 12 Nasaan Ka Elisa? ABS-CBN
September 18 Pinoy Explorer TV5
September 19 Kung Aagawin Mo Ang Langit GMA
America's Next Top Model (cycle 17) ETC
Eyeshield 21 (season 3) ABS-CBN
My Fair Lady ABS-CBN
September 20 The Secret Circle ETC
September 22 The X Factor (U.S.) Studio 23 (now ABS-CBN Sports+Action)
September 25 The Playboy Club 2nd Avenue
September 29 Hart of Dixie 2nd Avenue
October 2 PBA on AKTV IBC 13
October 3 Sa Ngalan ng Ina TV5
Three Brothers ABS-CBN
October 7 New Girl ETC
October 8 Ako Ang Simula ABS-CBN
October 9 Tom and Jerry Tales GMA
October 10 Ikaw Lang ang Mamahalin GMA
October 17 Daldalita GMA
Sanib Puwersa GMA
October 24 Gellicious TV5
Mata ng Agila Net 25
October 29 Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited ABS-CBN
October 31 Fairy Tail (Season 1) GMA
November 5 Real Confessions TV5
Regal Shocker TV5
The Jose and Wally Show Starring Vic Sotto TV5
Toda Max ABS-CBN
November 14 Kokak GMA
Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown GMA
Inazuma Eleven ABS-CBN
Angelito: Batang Ama ABS-CBN
In the Name of Love Telenovela Channel
La Madrastra Telenovela Channel
The Two Sides of Ana Telenovela Channel
November 16 Passion Telenovela Channel
November 18 Friends with Benefits ETC
November 21 Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig ABS-CBN
November 23 2 Broke Girls ETC
December 2 Crime Klasik AksyonTV


Network changesEdit

Date Show Moved from Moved to
February 28 Balitanghali Q (now GMA News TV) GMA News TV
March 2 The Insider Solar TV/2nd Avenue ETC
March 2 The Today Show 2nd Avenue Talk TV
March 2 Inside Edition ETC Talk TV/2nd Avenue
March 5 Day Off Q (now GMA News TV) GMA News TV
March 6 Ang Pinaka Q (now GMA News TV) GMA News TV
April 30 Tropang Potchi Q (now GMA News TV) GMA Network
July 17 Jollitown GMA ABS-CBN
October 2 Philippine Basketball Association Solar TV (now CNN Philippines) AKTV on IBC
October 6 How I Met Your Mother ETC 2nd Avenue
October 14 Bitag IBC TV5

Returning or renamed programsEdit

Show Last aired Retitled as Channel Return date
Palawan TV Patrol 2006 TV Patrol Palawan ABS-CBN Palawan October 7




The following is a list of Free-to-Air and Local Cable Networks making noteworthy launches and closures during 2011.


Date Station Channel Source
January 3 Yey!
January 3 Cine Mo!
April 8 TGC
June 5 AKTV on IBC 13
September 26 Hope Channel Philippines 45
November 14 Telenovela Channel SkyCable Channel 60 (now Channel 81)
December 24 CHASE 31

Stations changing network affiliationEdit

The following is a list of television stations that have made or will make noteworthy affiliation switches in 2011.

Date Station Channel Prior affiliation New affiliation Notes Source
February 21 DWNB-TV 41 silent AksyonTV
July 3 DWKC-TV 31 silent BEAM TV


The following is a list of television stations that have made or will make noteworthy network rebranded in 2011.

Date Rebranded from Rebranded to Channel Source
February 28 Q GMA News TV 11

Stations changing network affiliationEdit

The following is a list of television stations that have made or will make noteworthy network affiliation changes in 2011.

Date Station Channel Prior affiliation New affiliation Source
March 2 RPN 9 SOLARtv ETC
SBN 21 ETC talktv


Date Station Channel Sign-on debut Source
February 25 SOLARtv 9 November 2009
February 27 Q 11 November 2005


  • June 5: JJ Quilantang
  • November 8: Nate Alcasid, young endorser and actor, the son of Regine Velasquez and Ogie Alcasid
  • November 11: Angelika Rama


  • January 5: Alfredo "Freddie" Vargas Jr., 63, father of actor Alfredo "Alfred" Vargas III, cardiac arrest (born 1947)
  • February 2: Romeo Babao, 73, father of Julius Babao, brain hemorrhage (born 1937)
  • February 12: Ching Arellano, 50, actor and comedian (born 1960)
  • March 3: Paquito Diaz, 73, actor and movie director (born 1937)
  • March 20: John Apacible, 38, model-turned actor, gunshot wound (born 1973)
  • April 17: AJ Perez, 18, actor, vehicular accident (born 1993)
  • September 23: Anthony Linsangan, 31, husband of Camille Prats, nasopharyngeal cancer (born 1979)
  • October 29: Ram Revilla, 23, Filipino actor, half brother of Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. and son of former actor and Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr. (born 1989)
  • October 31: Ricky Pempengco, 43, estranged father of Charice (born 1968)
  • November 11: Lito Calzado, 65, former TV director/choreographer and father of actress Iza Calzado, liver cancer (born 1946)
  • November 23: Magdalena Vargas, 54, mother of teen actor Jhake Vargas colon cancer (born 1957)
  • December 29: Tyron Perez, 26, Filipino actor, TV host, model, former StarStruck Alumni Batch 1 (born 1985)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ ABS-CBN to air NBA games on free TV
  2. ^ TV5 airs primetime sports block AKTV on IBC-13 Archived 2012-09-06 at Archive.today PhilStar.com. Retrieved 2011-02-28.
  3. ^ AKTV Official Website Archived 2011-05-12 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via www.interaskyon.com/aktv 05-11-2011
  4. ^ http://www.pep.ph/guide/guide/8946/tv5-shows-topped-sunday-primetime-based-on-nielsen-media-research-data
  5. ^ http://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2013/09/13/1203541/your-chance-be-millionaire-back
  6. ^ "Astig Pinoy named 4th 'Showtime' grand champion". ABS-CBN. December 10, 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2019.