1987 in Philippine television

The following is a list of events affecting Philippine television in 1987. 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

EventsEdit

  • January 27–29 – Rebel soldiers loyal to former president Ferdinand Marcos seized the GMA Network compound in Quezon City. The two-day plot ended in a skirmish, killing a rebel soldier and 35 others were hurt.
  • March 1 – ABS-CBN was relaunched as the Star Network.

PremieresEdit

Date Show
January 4 Sic O'Clock News on IBC 13
January 5 GMA News Live on GMA 7
January 14 Straight from the Shoulder on GMA 7
February 22 Shades on GMA 7
February 28 Movie Magazine on GMA 7
March 2 Gintong Kristal on GMA 7
Let's Go Crazy on ABS-CBN 2[1]
Star Smile Factory on ABS-CBN 2
TV Patrol on ABS-CBN 2[2]
Captain Barbell on RPN-9
March 3 Palibhasa Lalake on ABS-CBN 2
March 4 Loveli-Ness on ABS-CBN 2 [3]
March 5 Young Love, Sweet Love on RPN-9
March 6 Probe on ABS-CBN 2
March 7 Family Rosary Crusade on ABS-CBN 2
Martin and Pops Twogether on ABS-CBN 2
Dance–2–Nite on ABS-CBN 2
Super Suerte sa 9 on RPN 9
March 8 Always, Snooky on ABS-CBN 2
April 20 Afternoon Delight on ABS-CBN 2
April 24 Mother Studio Presents on GMA 7
August 1 Saturday Shopping with Mr. and Ms. on ABS-CBN 2[4]
August 13 Chicks for Cats on IBC 13[5]
September 7 Agila on RPN 9
October 5 Kapihan sa Nayon on IBC 13[6]
October 30 Cloud Nine on RPN 9[7]
November 2 Pangunahing Balita on PTV 4
News on 4 on PTV 4
November 6 Apple Pie, Patis, Pate, Atbp. on RPN 9[8]
November 11 Balintataw on PTV 4
November 17 Maricel Regal Drama Special on ABS-CBN 2
November 26 Okay Ka, Fairy Ko! on IBC 13[9]

Unknown dateEdit

  • April: Ang Pamilya Ko on ABS-CBN 2

UnknownEdit

  • Na-Kuh Eh, Eto nAPO Sila! on ABS-CBN 2
  • Tonight with Merce on ABS-CBN 2
  • Zsa Zsa on ABS-CBN 2
  • Barrio Balimbing on ABS-CBN 2
  • Chika Chika Chicks on ABS-CBN 2
  • Mga Kwento ni Lola on ABS-CBN 2
  • Wanbol High on ABS-CBN 2
  • Talents Unlimited on ABS-CBN 2
  • Tawag ng Tanghalan on ABS-CBN 2
  • Misis of the 80's on ABS-CBN 2
  • Monday Night with Edu on ABS-CBN 2
  • Not So Late Night With Edu on ABS-CBN 2
  • Rumors: Facts and Humors on ABS-CBN 2
  • Kabuhayan Muna on ABS-CBN 2
  • Malacañang This Week on ABS-CBN 2
  • Plataporma at Isyu on IBC 13
  • Public Forum on IBC 13
  • Tapatan Kay Luis Beltran on IBC 13
  • Regal Theatre on IBC 13
  • Viva Telecine sa 13 on IBC 13
  • Squad 13 on IBC 13
  • Eh Kasi, Babae on IBC 13
  • Hapi House! on IBC 13
  • O, Sige! on IBC 13
  • Pubhouse on IBC 13
  • Working Girls on IBC 13
  • Star Cafe on IBC 13
  • Sesame Street on IBC 13
  • Spectacular Action on Screen on IBC 13
  • Kalatog sa Trese on IBC 13
  • Penpen de Sarapen on RPN 9
  • Ang Manok ni San Pedro on RPN 9
  • Co-Ed Blues on RPN 9
  • Agos on RPN 9
  • Flordeluna: Book 2 on RPN 9
  • Showbiz Talk of the Town on RPN 9
  • Sining Siete on GMA 7
  • Good Morning Showbiz on GMA 7
  • Ang Say Mo... Mahalaga! on GMA 7
  • Someone's on Your Side on GMA 7
  • Golpe de Gulo on GMA 7
  • Kaming Mga Ulila on GMA 7
  • Velez This Week on GMA 7

Programs transferring networksEdit

Date Show Moved from Moved to
Unknown Goin' Bananas IBC 13 ABS-CBN
Unknown Chika Chika Chicks IBC 13 (as Chicks to Chicks) ABS-CBN (as Chika Chika Chicks)
Unknown Sesame Street ABS-CBN IBC 13
Unknown Not So Late Night With Edu GMA Network ABS-CBN

FinalesEdit

  • January 4: GMA News Digest on GMA 7
  • February 15: The Penthouse Live! on GMA 7
  • February 27:
    • Balita Ngayon on ABS-CBN 2
    • Amorsola on GMA 7
    • Mirasol del Cielo on GMA 7
  • April 11: Andrea Amor on IBC 13
  • April 15: Nestle Special on ABS-CBN 2
  • August 22: Showbiz na Showbiz on ABS-CBN 2
  • September 10: Mommy Ko, Daddy Ko! on ABS-CBN 2
  • September 11: Nine-Teeners on ABS-CBN
  • October 30:
    • Early Evening Report on PTV 4
    • Late Evening Report on PTV 4
  • November 10: Regal Drama Presents on ABS-CBN 2
  • December 16: Heartbeat on GMA 7
  • December 18: Probe on ABS-CBN 2

UnknownEdit

  • Na-Kuh Eh, Eto nAPO Sila! on ABS-CBN 2
  • Tonight with Merce on ABS-CBN 2
  • Triple Treat on ABS-CBN 2
  • Mga Kwento ni Lola on ABS-CBN 2
  • Parak on ABS-CBN 2
  • Wanbol High on ABS-CBN 2
  • Monday Night with Edu on ABS-CBN 2
  • Business and Pleasure on ABS-CBN 2
  • Kabuhayan Muna on ABS-CBN 2
  • Malacañang This Week on ABS-CBN 2
  • Plataporma at Isyu on IBC 13
  • Truth Forum on IBC 13
  • Hiyas on IBC 13
  • Regal Theatre on IBC 13
  • Squad 13 on IBC 13
  • Chicks to Chicks on IBC 13
  • Eh Kasi, Babae on IBC 13
  • O, Sige! on IBC 13
  • Working Girls on IBC 13
  • Star Cafe on IBC 13
  • Scoop on IBC 13
  • Ringside at Elorde on IBC 13
  • Spectacular Action on Screen on IBC 13
  • Gideon 300 on IBC 13
  • Daigdig ng mga Artista sa Telebisyon on GMA 7
  • Not So Late Night with Edu on GMA 7
  • See True on GMA 7
  • Interaction on GMA 7
  • Weekend with Velez on GMA 7
  • Christ is the Answer on GMA 7

BirthsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'Crazy' Maricel". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. March 2, 1987. p. 8. Retrieved May 14, 2021.
  2. ^ Tan, Michael (July 27, 2012). "'TV Patrol'". Press Reader. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "Loveli-Ness Premiere". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. March 4, 1987. p. 13. Retrieved May 14, 2021.
  4. ^ (1987, August 1). SIGHTS & SOUNDS. (JC Nigado, Ed.) Manila Standard, I(172), p. 14. Retrieved December 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "TV GUIDE". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. August 13, 1987. p. 13. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
  6. ^ "'Kapihan sa Nayon' premieres tomorrow". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. October 4, 1987. p. 10. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  7. ^ "TODAY ONLY: CLOUD NINE". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. October 23, 1987. p. 11. Retrieved January 25, 2020.
  8. ^ "FILIPINOS IN THE U.S. (photo)". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. November 6, 1987. p. 14. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  9. ^ "Vic turns producer and politician". Manila Standard. Standard Publications, Inc. November 27, 1987. p. 14. Retrieved June 28, 2019.