Tapatan with Jay Sonza

Tapatan with Jay Sonza: Bayan, Ikaw ang Humatol (transl. Face to Face with Jay Sonza: Nation, You Judge) is a Philippine television public affairs debate show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Jay Sonza, it premiered on May 17, 1995. The show concluded on November 11, 1998. It was replaced by Debate with Mare at Pare in its timeslot.[1]

Tapatan with Jay Sonza
GenrePublic affairs
Presented byJay Sonza
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
Production locationPhilippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
Original network
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseMay 17, 1995 (1995-05-17) –
2005 (2005)

The show later moved to Radio Philippines Network (RPN) in 2000. In 2004, the show moved once again to UNTV. The show had a radio edition that had been to four radio stations in AM band. From DZBB, it moved to DZRH and later DZXL and DZIQ. The show had radio spin-offs, Tapatan with Jay and Deo and Tapatan in DZIQ.


  1. ^ Sibonga, Glen (January 26, 2018). "Kris Aquino ignores Jay Sonza's jab at her son Bimby". Retrieved October 2, 2020.