Early Edition (TV program)

Early Edition is a Philippine morning news and talk show broadcast by the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC). The show aired from February 27, 2017, to March 17, 2020, replacing Mornings @ ANC. Hosted by Christian Esguerra, Lexi Schulze, Michelle Ong, and Migs Bustos. It airs every Weekdays at 05:30 (PST).[1]

Early Edition
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GenreMorning news and talk show
Presented by
  • Christian Esguerra
  • Lexi Schulze
  • Michelle Ong
  • Migs Bustos
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageEnglish
Production locationsStudio 6, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, Sgt. Esguerra Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time2 hours & 30 minutes
Production companyABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Original networkABS-CBN News Channel
Picture format
Original releaseFebruary 27, 2017 (2017-02-27) –
March 17, 2020 (2020-03-17)
Preceded byMornings @ ANC
Followed byAfter the Fact (May 24, 2021 - March 30, 2022)
ANC Rundown 7am with Mike Navallo & Nikki De Guzman (May 24, 2021 - Present)

On March 17, 2020, the program is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines and eventually was cancelled due to the shutdown of ABS-CBN and was later replaced by Matters of Fact with Christian Esguerra in April 2020.

After 4 years, the show aired its final broadcast Early Edition on March 17, 2020 & Matters of Fact on May 21, 2021 has ended following the denial of its legislative franchise on July 10, and was replaced by a new talk show After the Fact on May 24, 2021 at 8-9 pm after TV Patrol.

Final AnchorsEdit

  • Christian Esguerra (now with Matters of Fact & Headstart relief anchor for Davila)
  • Lexi Schulze (now with ANC Rundown Weekend Special)
  • Michelle Ong (now with Market Edge & Matters of Fact relief anchor for Esguerra)
  • Migs Bustos (now with ANC Conversations & REV)


  • TJ Manotoc (now with North American Bureau Chief)
  • Annalisa Burgos
  • Paolo Abrera (now with CNN Philippines)

Final SegmentsEdit

  • Matters of Fact
  • Shop Talk

Former SegmentsEdit

  • Food Diplomacy

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "ANC debuts 'Early Edition' with TJ Manotoc, Annalisa Burgos, others". Media Newser. March 2, 2017. Retrieved March 30, 2019.

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