XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé

XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé (Exclusive, Explosive, Exposé) was a Philippine investigative news and crime show which premiered from March 4, 2006 to February 18, 2013 on ABS-CBN. The show tackled anomalies and inconsistencies in the Philippines, criticizes the corruption in the Philippine society, from overpriced items to arms smuggling, covering a wide variety of topics that sometimes include Filipino traditions and beliefs. It was a public service show that aims to inform the people of the current problems troubling the Philippines.

XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé
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Title screen from 2006-early 2009
Genre
Created byABS-CBN Corporation
Developed byABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Directed byJimmy Dasal
Presented by
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
No. of episodes357
Production
Executive producerMyra Afable-Chavez
EditorAlvin John Capiz
Running time45 minutes
Release
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseMarch 4, 2006 (2006-03-04) –
February 18, 2013 (2013-02-18)
Chronology
Preceded byMagandang Gabi, Bayan
Followed byBistado
Related showsMission X
Mission Possible

The show was hosted by news anchors Julius Babao, Pinky Webb, and Anthony Taberna. Previously, Karen Davila, Henry Omaga-Diaz and Alex Santos hosted the show, with Babao being the only host to host every episode of the show.

Originally aired on Saturday evenings, the show moved its timeslots to late Monday nights on October 12, 2009, Monday replacing Kalye to give way to Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up. The show was officially ended due to picking up with Pinoy True Stories since December 3, 2012 and on February 25, 2013, Monday, Banana Nite took over its late night slot.

AboutEdit

XXX was a public affairs program that exposes illegal activities from the government down to the streets of the Philippines. XXX coordinates with local law enforcement agencies to help to justice people or entities that exploit individuals. Through its team of accomplices with hidden cameras, XXX documents the details of certain schemes and modus operandi and uses it as evidence to hold any perpetrators responsible for their crimes.[1]

2006-2009: as a primetime Saturday programEdit

The show was originally launched on March 4, 2006, and was originally hosted by Julius Babao, Karen Davila and Henry Omaga-Diaz, and was aired on a Saturday primetime timeslot.

In 2008, Davila left the show to host Wonder Mom. She was replaced by Pinky Webb.

In 2009, Alex Santos replaced Omaga-Diaz as host, and the opening theme/billboard, title card, graphics and filming set were changed.

2009-2013: as a late-night Monday programEdit

In October 2009, in order to give way to Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up, XXX moved its timeslot to a late night Monday airing after Bandila replacing Kalye. In 2010, Anthony Taberna replaced Alex Santos as host. The show aired its final episode on February 18, 2013, being replaced by Bistado, while Banana Nite took over its timeslot.

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On Studio 23Edit

  • XXX was aired on Studio 23 on Thursday 9:30 pm. as replay from Monday episode on ABS-CBN 2.

On DZMM TeleRadyoEdit

  • XXX aired in DZMM TeleRadyo on September 5, 2011 at 9:15 PM. It was announced on August 30, 2011 in DZMM's Dos Por Dos. This was seen only in DZMM TeleRadyo.

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