Yey! (stylized as YeY!) is a Philippine pay television channel created by ABS-CBN and one of the freemium channels of ABS-CBN TVplus.[1][2][3] It is the second animation channel of ABS-CBN after the defunct channel Hero TV, previously owned by ABS-CBN's narrowcast arm Creative Programs. The channel primarily airs Filipino-dubbed Japanese anime series and foreign cartoon shows, with imported programming from ABS-CBN and Hero TV. Yey! operates daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Yey!
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Launched2011; 9 years ago (2011)
NetworkABS-CBN
Owned byABS-CBN Corporation
Picture format480i (SDTV)
SloganBida best everyday!
CountryPhilippines
LanguageFilipino (main)
English (secondary)
Broadcast areaPhilippines
HeadquartersQuezon City, Philippines
Sister channel(s)Cine Mo!
DZMM TeleRadyo
Knowledge Channel
O Shopping
Asianovela Channel (free trial)
Movie Central (free trial)
Jeepney TV (free trial)
Myx (free trial)
Websitehttps://yeychannel.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 1.4
ABS-CBN TVplusChannel 4
Satellite
Sky DirectChannel 3
Cable
Sky Cable/Destiny Cable
(Metro Manila)
Channel 1 (Digital)

ProgrammingEdit

As of 2019, anime and cartoon programs are divided into various programming blocks.

  • Bibolilits – a morning block that airs selected foreign cartoons intended for pre-schoolers and young children, airing from 6:00 AM to 8:30 AM (the first half-hour of the block is repeated at 3:30 PM on weekdays).
  • Nickelodeon sa Yey! – the daytime block consisting of cartoons from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr., airing from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Ka-Pow! – a weekday afternoon block consisting of foreign cartoons, airing from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
  • All Yey Anime – the channel's flagship primetime block consisting of Japanese anime series intended for all audiences. It airs Mondays to Fridays from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
  • Power Hour – a weekend afternoon block consisting of selected live-action series and toys-themed anime series. It airs on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
  • Kid Sine – a weekend movie block airing from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, featuring local films every Saturday and Tagalog-dubbed foreign films every Sunday.

Outside of its core format, Yey! channel also airs classic anime series (most of them are from the World Masterpiece Theater franchise), catch-up marathons of selected programs from ABS-CBN's main channel, and channel-produced programs that are considered child-friendly and family-oriented.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rommel Pedrealba (director) (2011). ANC Future Perfect: TV Goes Digital 2/5 (Television production). Philippines: ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs.
  2. ^ Rommel Pedrealba (director) (2011). ANC Future Perfect: TV Goes Digital 3/5 (Television production). Philippines: ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs.
  3. ^ "ABS-CBN to launch 5 new premium channels on free-to-air TV". Lopez Group of Companies. 2011-04-04. Retrieved 2011-05-08.

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