Y Speak

Y Speak was a youth-oriented debate show that discusses on Philippine issues. Now on its seventh year, Studio 23's flagship show Y Speak is hosted by Bianca Gonzalez which airs every Saturday.

Y Speak
Y Speak Program Card
GenreTalk show, debate
Created byABS-CBN
Developed byABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Presented byBianca Gonzalez
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Filipino
Executive producer(s)Karen Almeida-Pedrealba
Bianca Gonzales
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Original networkABS-CBN (2004-2005)
Studio 23 (2005–2010)
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original release2004 (2004) –
October 2010 (2010-10)

To date, it is one of Studio 23's most awarded local shows. Aside from the CMMA victory as Best TV Talk Show, it is also a recipient of the UST Students' Choice Award for Best Public Affairs Talk Show, the Gandingan (UPLB Students' Choice Award) for Best Panel Discussion Show, the Anak TV Seal, and endorsements from the Department of Education and the National Youth Commission.


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Y Speak SquadEdit

Guest hostEdit

Production crewEdit

Y Speak is produced by Studio 23, headed by

  • Supervising Producer and Headwriter:Mori Rodriguez,
  • Executive Producer: Karen Almeida-Pedrealba & Bianca Gonzales
  • Co-Headwriter: Mae Manalac
  • Writers: Xavier Gravides, Janice O'Hara, Hanah Faraon
  • Associate Producer: Yog Macan.

Awards and recognitionsEdit

  • Winner, Best Public Affairs Program - KBP Golden Dove Awards 2007 & 2010
  • Winner, Best TV Talk Show - Catholic Mass Media Awards 2006
  • Winner, Ryan Agoncillo, Best Public Affairs Program Host - KBP Golden Dove Awards 2005
  • Winner, Best Public Affairs Talk Show - UST Students Choice Awards 2006
  • Winner, Best Panel Discussion Show - The Gandingan UPLB Students Choice Awards
  • Winner, Anak TV Seal Awards (2005-2007)
  • Special Award for Promoting Education - 2009 MTRCB TV Awards
  • Special Award - Department Of Education
  • Special Award - National Youth Commission
  • Nominee, Best Celebrity Talk Show - PMPC Star Awards for Television (2000-2007)
  • Nominee, Best Public Affairs Program - KBP Golden Dove Awards (2000-2006)
  • Nominee, Bianca Gonzalez, Best Public Affairs Program Host - KBP Golden Dove Awards 2005


  • Y Speak was originally broadcast on ABS-CBN hosted by Ryan Agoncillo and Karen Davila with Bianca as the segment host in 2004. The debate show later moved to Studio 23 in 2005.

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