Metro Channel

Metro Channel (formerly Lifestyle (Network)) is a Philippine pay television channel based in Quezon City. It is owned by Creative Programs Inc., a subsidiary of media conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation. Its programming is composed primarily of lifestyle and entertainment shows targeted to upscale women. The channel was officially launched on 2 April 2018, and it was named after Metro Magazine, one of the leading lifestyle magazines in the country published by ABS-CBN Publishing.[1] The channel became available on G Sat Channel 70 on October 5, 2020[2] and on January 4, 2021 on Cignal Channel 69 replacing the channel space of Disney XD Asia. A video on demand service for Metro Channel shows are available via IWantTFC.

Metro Channel
Metro Channel logo.png
CountryPhilippines
Broadcast areaNationwide
SloganElevate your lifestyle
HeadquartersABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Programming
Language(s)English (main)
Filipino (secondary)
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
(downscaled to 16:9 480i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerCreative Programs Inc.
Sister channels
History
Launched2 April 2018; 3 years ago (2018-04-02)
ReplacedDisney XD Asia (Cignal Only) (2014-2021)
Former namesLifestyle (1999–2018)
Links
Websitehttps://metro.style/
Availability
Cable
Sky Cable
(Metro Manila)
Channel 52 (SD)
Channel 174 (HD)
Sky Cable
(Provincial)
Channel 601
Destiny Cable
(Metro Manila)
Channel 52 (SD)
Channel 174 (HD)
Satellite
CignalChannel 69
G SatChannel 53

Programming blocksEdit

  • Home & Living on Metro Channel - focused on home improvements, room makeovers, interior design and modern living.
  • Food & Travel on Metro Channel - focused on food, travel and adventure.
  • Fashion & Style on Metro Channel focused on fashion and style.
  • Entertainment & Glamour on Metro Channel focused on the best entertainment and glamour.

ProgrammingEdit

Original programming, special features and segmentsEdit

  • Pia's Postcards (2018–present)[3]
  • Casa Daza (Season 2) (2017–present)
  • Driven (2018–present)[4]
  • At The Table (Season 2) (formerly "Chasing Flavors"; 2017–present)
  • Beached (2018–present)
  • In The Metro (2018–present)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de los Reyes, Sara (February 16, 2018). "Coming Soon! Elevate To A New Lifestyle With Metro Channel's Awesome New Shows This Summer". Metro.style.
  2. ^ "GSAT to air Jeepney TV, Cinemo, and Metro Channel starting Oct 5". ABS-CBN Corporation.
  3. ^ "Pia Wurtzbach travels the world in new Metro Channel Show 'Pia's Postcards'". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
  4. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "There's a new cable channel in town --here's what to expect". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2018-04-27.

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