RPTV Shows Schedule and Channel Availability Nationwide

Manny V. Pangilinan's TV5 and MediaQuest Holdings have entered into a partnership with RPN to launch a new free-to-air channel called RPTV, following the discontinuation of CNN Philippines' broadcast on RPN's Channel 9.

RPTV features a diverse range of sports, news, and entertainment programs for the enjoyment of Filipinos.

"The inauguration of RPTV on February 1 marks a significant milestone in Philippine broadcasting," stated TV5 in an official announcement.

RPTV Channel, RPTV Logo
RPTV's Official Logo and "Para Sa Pinoy!" Slogan

According to Mr. Guido Zaballero, President and CEO of TV5, RPTV "The birth of RPTV is aligned with our commitment to elevate the standards of entertainment, sports and public service broadcasting in the Philippines,"

RPTV is positioned as the premier destination for PBA games, covering its 3×3 league, D-League, and other sports events such as the PVL and Gilas Pilipinas matches. The channel will also feature popular programs like EAT…Bulaga, Ted Failon and DJ Chacha's morning show, and Senator Raffy Tulfo's afternoon program, Wanted Sa Radyo.

The maiden broadcast programming schedule for RPTV is as follows:

Monday to Friday:
6 AM - 10 AM - Ted Failon and DJ Chacha (News Feature Show)
12 PM - 2:30 PM - Eat Bulaga (Noontime Show)
2:30 PM - 4 PM - Raffy Tulfo’s Wanted sa Radyo (Public Service Show)
4 PM - 10 PM - PBA (Sports Broadcast)

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM - Eat Bulaga
3:30 PM - 10 PM - PBA

3:30 PM - 10 PM - PBA

RPTV is now accessible on analog TV Channel 9 in Manila, Cebu, and Davao, Channel 5 in Zamboanga, Channel 12 in Baguio, and Channel 8 in Bacolod.

For pay TV subscribers, RPTV is carried by Cignal TV, SatLite, GSat, and 300 cable satellite providers nationwide. Additionally, it streams live via Cignal Play's OTT app. In certain areas, RPTV may also be available on digital set-top boxes on Channel 19 and Channel 18.3.

In its recent financial statements, CNN Philippines reported a net loss of PHP 239.7 million in 2022 and PHP 231.4 million in 2021, leading to its closure on Wednesday, January 30, 2024. CNN Philippines' online platforms were also deactivated on Thursday, February 1, 2024.

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