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The following is a list of events affecting Philippine television in 2013. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, birthdays, anniversaries, and channel launches, closures and rebrandings, as well as information about controversies and carriage disputes.

List of years in Philippine television




  • March 21: Kris Aquino appeared in a 30-minute interview with TV Patrol to announce her resignation from all her ABS-CBN shows to spend time with her youngest son.[1] She also revealed that James Yap made sexual advances on her inside her room, which she refused. She said Yap threatened her in the presence of Bimby, who was traumatized of the said incident.[2][3] Aquino also filed a temporary protection order on March 20, 2013. In the petition, Kris asked the court to order Yap to stay away from her, her 5-year-old son Bimby and any household member, keep a distance of at least 100 meters, and to stay away from her residence, school, place of employment or any place frequented by her and her son.[4]



  • May 11: Agravante Family from Brgy. Pagsawitan, Sta. Cruz, Laguna hailed as Bida Kapamilya Round 2 grand champion on It's Showtime.
  • May 13–14 - All Philippine TV networks will have for a special coverage of the 2013 mid-term elections.
  • May 31: After two years of broadcast, AKTV on IBC ceased operations on Friday evening.



  • August 3: Video snippets of Chito Miranda having sexual intercourse with Neri Naig, and 2 two other women in three different occasions appeared in YouTube.[6] The video snippets with the other two women were taken down the same day, but the one with Naig became a viral hit that was shared in different blogs and social media sites. On his Twitter account, Miranda said his room was recently robbed. Among those stolen was his hard disk drive, where photo and video files were stored.[7][8] On Parokya ni Edgar's Facebook page and on Miranda's Instagram page,[9] Miranda expressed his sadness on the leaking of the private video. He also asked for forgiveness from both his and Naig's families.[10] A second more graphic clip, which is 11 minutes and 20 seconds long,different from the first video that spread in August was uploaded Monday afternoon on a Facebook page.[11][12]
  • August 18: Former actress Megan Young crowned as Miss World Philippines 2013 at the Solaire Resort & Casino in Parañaque City[13]


  • September 2: An alleged sex scandal of Wally Bayola and EB Babes dancer, Yosh Rivera, went viral in social media sites. The video, in which both of them are seen engaging in sexual intercourse, was uploaded onto YouTube that night. The video was immediately removed from the site but it was already circulated to other sites such as Facebook. After the scandal became known, the two of them have not appeared on Eat Bulaga! since.[14] It was reported that Bayola will temporarily not be appearing on Eat Bulaga!, as stated by his manager, Malou Choa Fagar who said the comedian "will lie low from the program".[15]
  • September 7: Mutya Johanna Datul was crowned Miss Supranational 2013 and is the first Asian and first Filipina to win the title.[16]
  • September 14
    • TV5 marks the launching of the new programming blocks Weekend Do It Better and Everyday All The Way.
    • Rizal Underground hailed as Bida Kabarkada Grand Champion on It's Showtime.
  • September 28
  • September 29:


  • October 5–6: ABS-CBN marks its 60th Anniversary of the Philippine Television with the Grand Kapamilya Weekend held at the Quezon City Memorial Circle, Smart Araneta Coliseum and Marikina Sports Complex.
  • October 19: Filipino-Chinese Francis Ryan Lim was hailed as Pinoy Halo-Halo Grand Winner on It's Showtime.
  • October 20: Eduardo Gaeilo Pajinag, Jr. wins the top prize of 2 Million pesos of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.[18]
  • October 26: Team Teddy, Karylle and Jugs hailed as the 4th anniversary champion on It's Showtime.




These are awards held in 2013.


This list only includes the Golden Screen TV Awards and Star Awards for Television.

Award ceremony Best TV Station Best Drama Series Best Drama Actor Best Drama Actress Best Drama Supporting Actor Best Drama Supporting Actress Best Comedy/Gag Show Best Comedy/Gag Actor Best Comedy/Gag Actress Best Comedy/Gag Supporting Actor Best Comedy/Gag Supporting Actress Ref.
4th Golden Screen TV Awards ABS-CBN Gerald Anderson
Marian Rivera
Helen Gamboa
Walang Hanggan
Ogie Alcasid
Bubble Gang
Angelica Panganiban
Banana Split
John Feir
Pepito Manaloto
Sheena Halili
Tweets for My Sweet
27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Marian Rivera
Temptation of Wife
KC Concepcion
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala
Michael V.
Bubble Gang
Ruffa Mae Quinto
Bubble Gang


This list only includes the International Emmys and the Asian Television Awards.

Award Category Nominee Result Source
41st International Emmy Awards Best Drama Series Maalaala Mo Kaya Nominated [25]
Best Current Affairs i-Witness: Alkansiya (Piggy Bank) Nominated
Best News 24 Oras (24 Hours) : Typhoon Pablo Nominated
18th Asian Television Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Marian Rivera, Temptation of Wife Nominated [26][27]
Lorna Tolentino, Pahiram ng Sandali (Chasing Moments) Highly Commended
Best Comedy Performance by an Actor/Actress Michael V., Bubble Gang Highly Commended
Best Entertainment Presenter/Host Kris Aquino, Kris TV Nominated
Best Reality Show The X Factor Philippines Nominated
Best Current Affairs Programme Reporter's Notebook: Bagyong Pablo (Typhoon Pablo) Nominated
Best News Programme 24 Oras (24 Hours) : Typhoon Pablo Nominated
Saksi: Typhoon Pablo's Trail of Death Highly Commended
Best Natural History or Wildlife Programme Born Impact: When Whales Strand Nominated


Date Show
January 2 Gintama (Season 4) on Hero
January 7 Rooftop Prince on ABS-CBN
Balitaan on PTV-4
Jeepney Jackpot: Pera o Para! on TV5[28]
Kidlat on TV5[29]
Sa Ganang Mamamayan on Net 25
Taumbahay on Net 25
Piskante ng Bayan on Net 25
Radyo Agila Balita Alas Dose on Net 25
January 13 Lokomoko: La-Bus on TV5
January 14 Good Morning Boss on PTV
You're Still the One on ABS-CBN
Minute to Win It on ABS-CBN[30]
Indio on GMA[31]
The Alabang Housewives on TV5[32]
You Are My Destiny on TV5
January 21 Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw on ABS-CBN[33]
May Isang Pangarap on ABS-CBN[34]
Forever on GMA[35]
The Tim Yap Show on GMA
The Carrie Diaries on ETC
January 26 Human Planet on GMA News TV
Wowowillie on TV5[36][37]
Aksyon Weekend on TV5
Rescue5 on TV5
The Following on Jack City
January 27 Born Impact: Born to Be Wild Weekend Edition on GMA
Game 'N Go All-Stars on TV5
Istorifik: Pidol's Kwentong Fantastik on TV5
January 28 Blue Dragon (season 2) on ABS-CBN
Kahit Konting Pagtingin on ABS-CBN[38]
Solar News Cebuano on Solar News Channel
February 1 Biyahe ni Drew on GMA News TV
February 2 Hayop sa Galing on TV5
February 3 Para Sa 'Yo Ang Laban Na Ito on GMA[39]
Balwarte on TV5
February 4 CNN Konek on TV5
Juan dela Cruz on ABS-CBN[40]
February 5 Testigo Northern Mindanao on GMA Northern Mindanao
February 6 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 on TV5
February 9 Wagas on GMA News TV
Kanta Pilipinas on TV5
February 11 Never Say Goodbye on TV5
The Greatest Love on GMA
Bukod Kang Pinagpala on GMA[41]
Ohlala Couple on ABS-CBN
Apoy Sa Dagat on ABS-CBN
February 15 Mankind The Story of All of Us on GMA News TV
February 21 Kandidato 2013: Senador on GMA
February 23 Kapuso Movie Night on GMA
February 25 Glory Jane on ABS-CBN
Unforgettable on GMA
Banana Nite on ABS-CBN
March 1 Martin Late @ Night on ABS-CBN
March 4 Big on GMA
March 9 Vampire Ang Daddy Ko on GMA[42]
March 10 Bayan Ko on GMA News TV
March 17 Chicago Fire on Jack City
March 18 Little Champ on ABS-CBN
Pororo the Little Penguin on GMA
Mundo Mo'y Akin on GMA[43]
March 23 Alisto! on GMA
March 24 Earthflight on GMA News TV
Golden Boy on Jack City
March 30 Report Kay Boss on PTV and IBC
April 1 A Woman of Steel on Telenovela Channel
Rafaela on Telenovela Channel
April 5 Guys with Kids on 2nd Avenue
April 6 Boracay Bodies on TV5
April 7 The Superhero Squad Show on ABS-CBN
April 8 Kuroko's Basketball (season 1) on ABS-CBN
Naruto Shippuden (season 5) on ABS-CBN
Dugong Buhay on ABS-CBN
Karinderya Wars on TV5
Unexpected You on GMA
The Ryzza Mae Show on GMA
Love & Lies on GMA
April 13 Toriko on GMA
The Americas on Jack City
April 15 Shakey's V-League on GMA News TV
To the Beautiful You on ABS-CBN
Kakambal ni Eliana on GMA
April 22 Missing You on ABS-CBN
Home Sweet Home on GMA
April 29 WansapanaSummer on ABS-CBN
Queen and I on GMA
May 5 GMA Blockbusters on GMA
May 6 I Do, I Do on GMA
Cassandra: Warrior Angel on TV5
May 11 Tropang Kulit on TV5
May 12 Everyday Easy on GMA
May 19 Great Migrations on GMA News TV
May 20 My Little Juan on ABS-CBN
May 22 Digimon Xros Wars on Hero
May 24 Gintama (Season 5) on Hero
May 27 A Promise of a Thousand Days on ABS-CBN
Annaliza on ABS-CBN
June 1 Superbook on GMA
June 3 Mga Basang Sisiw on GMA
Anna Karenina on GMA
June 10 Maghihintay Pa Rin on GMA
My Husband's Lover on GMA
The Catalina on ETC
June 15 One Day, Isang Araw on GMA
The Voice of the Philippines on ABS-CBN
June 11 The Next Big Thing: NY on ETC
Project Accessory on ETC
June 13 Dallias on Jack City
June 16 Sunday All Stars on GMA
June 17 Likeable or Not on TV5
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala on ABS-CBN
June 19 Fashion Hunters on ETC
June 21 Gallery Girls on ETC
June 23 Kwentong Kusina, Kwentong Buhay on ABS-CBN
June 24 Love Rain on ABS-CBN
With a Smile on GMA
Absolute Boyfriend on ABS-CBN
Padam Padam... The Music of Their Hearts on GMA
July 1 My Daughter Seo-young on GMA
Undercover on TV5
Misibis Bay on TV5
July 7 Wild Case Files on GMA News TV
July 8
Muling Buksan Ang Puso on ABS-CBN
That Winter, The Wind Blows on ABS-CBN
July 9 Beyond Politics with Lynda Jumilla on ANC
July 15 Miss Advised on ETC
July 16 Graceland on Jack City
July 16 Mutya ng Masa on ABS-CBN
July 17 My Puhunan on ABS-CBN
July 18 TNT: Tapatan ni Tunying on ABS-CBN
July 20 The Jollitown Kids Show on GMA
July 22 Sailor Moon R on ABS-CBN
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal (season 1) on ABS-CBN
Binoy Henyo on GMA
The Innocent Man on GMA
Triumph of Love on Telenovela Channel
July 23 Galing Pook on ANC
July 27 Angry Birds Toons on GMA
July 29 UNTV Cup on UNTV
August 2 Opposing Views on Solar News Channel
August 11 Titser on GMA News TV
August 18 Remember When on DZMM TeleRadyo
August 19 The Love Story of Kang Chi on ABS-CBN
August 26 Wish Upon a Star on ABS-CBN
Anak Ko 'Yan! on GMA
Pyra: Ang Babaeng Apoy on GMA
Got to Believe on ABS-CBN
August 31 #Hashtag on INC TV
September 2 Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin on ABS-CBN
September 8 FPJ: Da King on ABS-CBN on ABS-CBN
September 9 Akin Pa Rin ang Bukas on GMA
September 14 Showbiz Police: Intriga Under Arrest on TV5
Tropa Mo Ko Unli on TV5
Killer Karaoke on TV5
What's Up Doods? on TV5
September 15 The Mega and The Songwriter on TV5
September 21 Bingit on GMA
September 22 Dormitoryo on GMA
September 23 Lola on GMA
Prinsesa ng Buhay Ko on GMA
Kahit Nasaan Ka Man on GMA
Love Hotline on GMA News TV
September 30 Magkano Ba ang Pag-ibig? on GMA
Galema: Anak ni Zuma on ABS-CBN
News Team 13 on IBC 13
October 1 The Crazy Ones on 2nd Avenue
The Queen Latifah Show on 2nd Avenue
October 6 ThunderCats on GMA
October 7 Maria Mercedes on ABS-CBN
DZRH Network News on DZRH News Television
October 8 The Originals on ETC
Super Fun Night on ETC
October 9 Web Therapy on 2nd Avenue
October 12 I Dare You (season 2) on ABS-CBN
October 13 Star Cinema Originals on ABS-CBN
October 14 Face The People on TV5
Madam Chairman on TV5
Let's Ask Pilipinas on TV5
Genesis on GMA
Demolition Job on TV5
O Shopping on ABS-CBN
October 15 Numero on TV5
October 16 Dayo on TV5
October 17 For Love or Money on TV5
Positive on TV5
History with Lourd on TV5
October 18 Astig!: Sa Sports Walang Tsamba! on TV5
October 19 Bet on Your Baby on ABS-CBN
Katipunan on GMA
Juan Direction on TV5
October 20 Buzz ng Bayan on ABS-CBN
October 24 Ravenswood on ETC
October 28 Fabulous Boys on GMA
Honesto on ABS-CBN
Project Runway All Stars on ETC
November 4 Crazy Love on ABS-CBN
Villa Quintana on GMA
A 100-Year Legacy on GMA
November 11 UNTV Community Prayer on UNTV
November 16 The Singing Bee on ABS-CBN
Killer Karaoke: Pinoy Naman on TV5
November 17 Biyaheng Retro: Reunion sa Nakaraan on Jeepney TV
November 18 Sarap with Family on GMA News TV
Adarna on GMA
When a Man Falls in Love on ABS-CBN
November 23 Out of Control on GMA
Picture! Picture! on GMA
Spinnation on TV5
December 2 GMA Blockbusters: Afternoon Edition on GMA
December 15 X-Men on ABS-CBN
December 16 Noli Me Tangere on IBC 13
December 23 Ultraman Mebius on ABS-CBN
Dōmo on ABS-CBN
December 29 Blade on ABS-CBN
True Horror Stories on GMA
December 30 Kapuso Primetime Cinema on GMA

Unknown datesEdit

  • July: The Snow Queen on Net 25
  • July: Pondahan on UNTV


Returning or Renamed Programs in 2013Edit

Show Last Aired Retitled Channel Return Date
American Idol 2012 Same (season 12) ETC January 17
Aksyon Weekend 2010 Same TV5 January 26
Project Runway (season 9) 2013 Same ETC March 4
Yakitate!! Japan 2006 Same ABS-CBN April 8
Pretty Little Liars (season 4) 2013 Same ETC June 14
National Collegiate Athletic Association 2012 Same (season 89) AksyonTV June 22
UAAP 2012 Same (season 76) Studio 23 June 29
Project Runway (season 10) 2013 Same ETC July 1
ETCETERA 2011 Same ETC September 8
The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2013 Same (season 11) 2nd Avenue on RJTV 29 September 10
The X Factor (U.S. season 3) 2012 Same Studio 23 September 12
I Am Meg 2012 Same ETC September 14
Wow Mali 2012 Wow Mali Pa Rin! TV5 September 15
Pinoy Explorer 2013 Same TV5
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? 2012 Same TV5
New Girl (season 3) 2013 Same ETC September 20
News Team 13 2013 News Team 13 2.0 IBC 13 September 30
The Vampire Diaries (season 5) 2013 Same ETC October 8
Beauty & the Beast (season 2) 2013 Same ETC October 10
I Dare You 2011 Same ABS-CBN October 12
Misibis Bay 2013 Misibis Bay: Return to Paradise TV5 October 14
Astig 2013 Astig: Sa Sports Walang Tsamba! TV5 October 18
The Carrie Diaries (season 2) 2013 Same ETC October 28
National Basketball Association 2013 Same (2013–14 season) ABS-CBN/Studio 23/Basketball TV/NBA Premium TV October 30
Philippine Basketball Association 2013 Same (season 39) TV5/AksyonTV November 17
Princess Hours 2007 Same ABS-CBN November 18
Mega Fashion Crew 2012 Mega Fashion Crew: Reloaded ETC November 25
Kuroko's Basketball (season 1) 2013 Same ABS-CBN December 23
Naruto Shippuden (season 5) 2013 Same ABS-CBN

Programs Transferring NetworksEdit





Date Station Channel Source
January 19 My Movie Channel SkyCable Channel 25
January 28 Fox Sports Philippines SkyCable & Destiny Cable Channel 31 (Analog and Digital) Cignal Channel 48
May Comedy Central SkyCable Channel 189 (HD)
September 1 RTL CBS Entertainment SkyCable Channel 53
October 14 O Shopping SkyCable & Destiny Cable Channel 11

Stations changing network affiliationEdit

The following is a list of television stations that have made or will make noteworthy network affiliation changes in 2013.

Date Station Channel Prior affiliation New affiliation Source
November 30 SBN 21 Solar News Channel (now 9TV later CNN Philippines) ETC
December 1 RPN 9 ETC Solar News Channel (now 9TV later CNN Philippines)


Date Station Channel Sign-on debut Source
January 28 ESPN Philippines 1994
May 31 AKTV on IBC 13 June 2011
December 23 Weather Information Network Cignal 3 May 2012
December 31 Diva Universal September 2010



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