iBilib is a Philippine television informative show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Chris Tiu and Moymoy Palaboy, it premiered on January 29, 2012.

iBilib
IBilib title card.jpg
Title card
GenreInformative
Written by
  • Ferdie Aguas
  • Joseph Balboa
  • Mike Rivera
Directed byRico Gutierrez
Presented by
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes459
Production
Executive producerAgnes T. Suriaga
Production locationsStudio 4, GMA Network Center, Quezon City, Philippines
EditorDen Valenzuela
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment Group
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseJanuary 29, 2012 (2012-01-29) –
present
External links
Website

PremiseEdit

The show features scientific experiments and showcases scientific facts and theories surrounding everyday events presented in a similar manner as seen on Japan's science television show Wonders of Horus.[1][2]

HostsEdit

Chris Tiu serves as a host.
Heart Evangelista serves as a recurring host.
Recurring hosts

ProductionEdit

Principal photography was halted in March 2020 due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[7] The show resumed its programming on September 27, 2020.[8]

RatingsEdit

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of iBilib earned a 19% rating.[9]

AccoladesEdit

Accolades received by iBilib
Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
2012 Anak TV Seal Makabata Awards Most Well-Liked Program iBilib Won
26th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Educational/Children's Program Host Chris Tiu Nominated [10]
2013 US International Film and Video Festival Certificate for Creative Excellence, Children's Entertainment category iBilib Won [11]
2014 ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Educational Program Nominated [12]
Outstanding Educational Program Host Chris Tiu Nominated
28th PMPC Star Awards for Television Chris Tiu
Moymoy Palaboy
Nominated [13]
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Chris Tiu
Moymoy Palaboy
Nominated [14]
2016 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Chris Tiu Nominated [15]
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Educational Program iBilib Nominated [16]
Best Educational Program Host Chris Tiu Nominated
2019 Anak TV Seal Awards iBilib Won [17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Explore the wonders of science in new GMA infotainment program, "iBILIB"". www.gmanetwork.com.
  2. ^ "Eric Quizon refuses to take sides in Lolit-Piolo-Sam controversy". PEP.ph. November 24, 2007. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  3. ^ "Basketball star Chris Tiu hosts science experiment show". PEP.ph. January 20, 2012. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  4. ^ "Moymoy Palaboy dreams of making lipsynch video with Manny Pacquiao". GMA News Online.
  5. ^ "Comedy duo Moymoy Palaboy dreams of making lipsynch video with Congressman Manny Pacquiao". PEP.ph. January 20, 2012. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  6. ^ "'i-Bilib: Wonders of Horus' Pictorial". www.gmanetwork.com.
  7. ^ Adel, Rosette (March 17, 2020). "Top-rating ABS-CBN, GMA shows make TV comeback as quarantine halts regular programs". Retrieved May 6, 2020.
  8. ^ "iBilib: 'Iron Man' themed sponge gloves hacks". Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  9. ^ Santiago, Erwin (February 2, 2012). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila People & Household Ratings (Jan. 27-31): A mad scramble to the finish line". Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  10. ^ "PMPC bares nominees for 26th Star Awards for TV". September 26, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  11. ^ "GMA Network wins in 2013 US film/video fest". philstar.com.
  12. ^ Calderon, Ricky (February 12, 2014). "Golden Screen TV Awards nominees revealed; German Moreno will receive Gawad Dolphy Lifetime Achievement Award". PEP.ph. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  13. ^ "28th Star Awards for Television nominees revealed". November 5, 2014. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  14. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, 2015 PMPC Star Awards for TV". December 4, 2015. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  15. ^ "LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards 2016 – television". Rappler. October 10, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  16. ^ Soriano, Gia Allana. "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso winners at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television". Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  17. ^ "GMA Network dominates 2019 Anak TV Awards". December 11, 2019. Retrieved April 27, 2020.

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