Unang Hirit

Unang Hirit (transl. First Strike) is a Philippine television news broadcasting and talk show broadcast by GMA Network. It is the longest running morning show in the Philippines.[1] Originally hosted by Ryan Agoncillo, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Suzi Entrata, Mickey Ferriols, and Miriam Quiambao, it premiered on December 6, 1999 on the network's morning line up replacing Mornings @ GMA. Love Añover, Ching-Pascual, Clavio, Nathaniel "Mang Tani" Cruz, Luane Dy, Susan Enriquez, Entrata, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie Sison and Mariz Umali currently serve as the hosts.

Unang Hirit
Unang Hirit title card.jpg
Title card since 2019
Genre
Directed byNoel Cabacungan
Presented by
Theme music composerJimmy Antiporda
Opening theme
  • "Unang Hirit sa Umaga" (1999–2002)
  • "Sa Unang Hirit, Nagunguna Ka" (since 2002)
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Amy Sy-Guevarra
  • Ryan Insorio Juego
Production location(s)Studio 3, GMA Network Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time150–180 minutes
Production company(s)GMA News and Public Affairs
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format
Original releaseDecember 6, 1999 (1999-12-06) –
present
External links
Website

OverviewEdit

Unang Hirit premiered on GMA Network on December 6, 1999, replacing Mornings @ GMA.[2] Ryan Agoncillo, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Suzi Entrata, Mickey Ferriols and Miriam Quiambao served the show as the original hosts.

On July 15, 2002, the news broadcasting segment Unang Balita debuted. On April 11, 2011, Edu Manzano returned to the show.[3] A day later, Lhar Santiago accidentally broke his right arm and his injured right eyebrow during the show's segment Tumbang Preso. On October 22, 2012, Jun Veneracion joined the show. Ivan Mayrina also regularly joined the show and introduced as one of the anchors of Unang Balita.

On July 31, 2019, Rhea Santos announced her departure from the show to migrate in Canada.[4] Santos was replaced by Mariz Umali in August 2019.[5] In March 2020, production was halted in March 2020 due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The show resumed its programming on April 13, 2020.[6]

HostsEdit

Hosts
Miriam Quiambao
Ryan Agoncillo
Martin Andanar
Susan Enriquez
Atom Araullo
Jolina Magdangal
Recurring hosts
Former hosts
Former segment hosts

SegmentsEdit

  • Bantay Presyo
  • Boses ng Masa
  • Buena Manong Balita
  • GMA Weather
  • Hirit ni Mareng Winnie
  • Hirit Trapiko
  • Kapuso sa Batas
  • Kapuso sa Kalusugan
  • #LagotCam
  • People, Places, and Events
  • Ronda Reports
  • Senior Moment
  • Showbiz Hirit / Showbiz Bullets
  • Talakayan with Igan
  • UH Barangay Blowout
  • UB Express
  • UH Game
  • UH Online Sikat
  • UH Serbisyong Totoo
  • UH Summer Outing
  • Unang Balita
    • Breaking News
    • #DashCam
    • Hirit Good Vibes
    • Huli Cam
    • Lodi Noypi
    • Ronda Probinsya
    • Traffic Hirit
    • Unang Chika
    • Unang Ronda

AccoladesEdit

Accolades received by Unang Hirit
Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
1999 13th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Nominated
2000 14th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Nominated
2001 15th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Lyn Ching, Miriam Quiambao, Suzie Entrata, Rhea Santos, Martin Andanar, Ivan Mayrina, Hans Montenegro Won
2002 16th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Lyn Ching, Miriam Quiambao, Suzie Entrata, Rhea Santos, Martin Andanar, Ivan Mayrina, Hans Montenegro Won
2003 17th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Love Añover, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Suzie Entrata-Abrera, TJ Manotoc, Daniel Razon, Eagle Riggs, Lhar Santiago, Rhea Santos Nominated
2004 Anak TV Seal Unang Hirit Won
18th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Suzi Entrata, Daniel Razon, Rhea Santos Nominated
2005 19th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Nominated
2006 20th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Regine Tolentino Nominated
2007 21st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated [13]
Best Morning Show Hosts Drew Arellano, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Eagle Riggs, Lhar Santiago, Regine Tolentino Nominated
2008 UP Gandingan Awards Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won
22nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Won [14]
Best Morning Show Hosts Love Añover, Drew Arellano, Arnold Clavio, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Winnie Monsod, Oscar Orbos, Eagle Riggs, Lhar Santiago, Rhea Santos, Regine Tolentino Won
2009 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Male TV Personality JC Tiuseco Nominated [15]
Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated
Best Morning Show Hosts Drew Arellano, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Winnie Monsod, Eagle Riggs, Rhea Santos, Regine Tolentino Nominated
2010 24th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated [16]
Best Morning Show Hosts Drew Arellano, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Lhar Santiago, Rhea Santos Nominated
2011 Catholic Mass Media Awards Best Public Service Program Unang Hirit Won [17]
25th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Nominated [18]
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Suzie Entrata-Abrera, Lyn Ching, Connie Sison, Pia Arcangel, Susan Enriquez, Drew Arellano, Luane Dy, Monica Verallo Nominated
2012 26th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated [19]
Best Morning Show Hosts Love Anover, Pia Arcangel, Drew Arellano, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Gaby Concepcion, Nathaniel Cruz, Luane Dy, Susan Enriquez, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Ivan Mayrina, Winnie Monsod, Lhar Santiago, Rhea Santos, Connie Sison, Monica Verallo Nominated
2013 4th Northwest Samar State University Students Choice Awards Best Morning Talk Show Unang Hirit Won [20]
Best Morning Talk Show Host Arnold Clavio Won
27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won [21]
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Danilo Federez, Lhar Santiago, Love Añover, Gaby Concepcion, Drew Arellano, Winnie Monsod, Pia Arcangel, Luane Dy, Connie Sison, Monica Verallo, Nathaniel Cruz, Tonipet Gaba, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina Won
2014 1st Paragala Central Luzon Media Awards Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won [22]
Best Morning Show Host Arnold Clavio Won
28th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated [23]
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Connie Sison, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Nathaniel Cruz, Pia Arcangel, Susan Enriquez, Suzy Entrata-Abrera Nominated
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won [24]
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, Susan Enriquez, Nathaniel Cruz, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Lhar Santiago, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Luane Dy, Love Añover, Tonipet Gaba, Winnie Monsod, Regine Tolentino, Gaby Concepcion Won
2016 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won [25]
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, Susan Enriquez, Nathaniel Cruz, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Lhar Santiago, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Love Añover Nominated
2017 8th Northwest Samar State University Students' Choice Awards for Radio and Television Awards Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Won [26]
31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Won [27]
Best Morning Show Hosts Love Añover, Pia Arcangel, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Nathaniel Cruz, Susan Enriquez, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie Sison Nominated
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Unang Hirit Nominated [28]
Best Morning Show Hosts Love Añover, Pia Arcangel, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Nathaniel Cruz, Susan Enriquez, Suzi Entrata, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie Sison Won
2019 Anak TV Seal Awards Unang Hirit Won [29]
33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning Show Won [30]
Best Morning Show Hosts Love Añover, Pia Arcangel, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Nathaniel Cruz, Susan Enriquez, Suzie Entrata, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie Sison Nominated

ReferencesEdit

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