Bloomberg TV Philippines Launched, Hosts and Program line-up Revealed

Bloomberg TV Philippines
Cignal TV and News5, two of the country’s leading media companies join global media giant Bloomberg Television in offering viewers the new and ground breaking, Bloomberg TV Philippines – the first 24-hour business channel in the country that is bound to change the landscape of Philippine television.

Bloomberg TV Philippines offers a powerful line-up of programs designed to deliver accurate business news and information to Filipino audiences anywhere in the country:

First Up

Monday – Friday, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

First Up is a morning newscast that brings viewers news
and information they need to prepare for the day ahead.


Monday – Friday 12:00pm,
2:00pm & 4:00pm

Hosted by Shawn Yao,
Top 5 is a Bloomberg TV Philippines’ newsbreaks that present five
most interesting stories of the hour.

Starting Gate

Monday- Friday, 9:00am – 9:30am

Hosted by Regina Hing Lay and JP Ong,
Starting Gate a show that brings excitement to today’s market players
as they wait for the stock market’s opening bell.

In The Loop

Monday-Friday, 8:00pm – 9:00pm

Hosted by Quintin Pastrana and Shawn Yao,
In the Loop is an evening newscast that presents
the day’s biggest stories in the Philippines, the region and beyond – discussing
issues with critical analysis and insightful commentary.

On the lighter side of business are talk shows like:

Smart Moves

Mondays, 9:00pm – 9:30pm

Hosted by Quintin Pastrana, Smart Moves is a one-on-one with a leader in the private, public or civil sector, focusing on decisions toward success.

The Insight

Tuesdays, 9:00pm – 9:30pm

Hosted by Rod Nepomuceno,
The Insight is a program that tackles the latest developments
in the dynamic world of marketing – whether inbound or outbound,
peddling a product or building a brand.

Political Capital

Wendesdays, 9:00pm – 9:30pm

Hosted by Tony Abad,
Political Capital is an avenue that highlights politics,
governance, public policy and economy and its effect
on Philippine business.

Bright Ideas

Thursdays, 9:00pm – 9:30pm

Hosted by Michael Alimurung,
Bright Ideas is a show that promotes entrepreneurship.

Serving up this veritable cornucopia of the latest business news and features are Bloomberg TV Philippines’ dedicated and able crop of news anchors which combine fresh faces and well-known personalities with impressive track records in both mass media and business. They are solidly backed by Bloomberg Television’s global network of 2,400 news professionals in 150 bureaus across 73 countries worldwide. The news team includes top-notch entrepreneur, multi-talented visionary and social advocate Quintin Pastrana; Shawn Yao who is a seasoned TV correspondent and versatile multimedia artist; finance analyst, management specialist and the team’s Bloomberg Terminal whiz, JP Ong; corporate lawyer and commercial arbitration specialist, Jean de Castro; and veteran international business reporter who came home to join Bloomberg TV Philippines, Regina Lay. Joining them are: the country’s foremost expert on international trade, economist and law professor, Tony Abad; Silicon Valley geek slash marathoner slash social entrepreneur, Michael Alimurung; and marketing whiz and media man, Rod Nepomuceno.

With Bloomberg TV and Cignal TV’s nation-wide reach, world-class business information is now easily within reach of the Filipinos through the new Bloomberg TV Philippines which will air this coming September 2015 (Channel 8 SD and Channel 127 HD). This 24-hour business news channel underscores the economic gains of the Philippines as the second fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia today.

“Bloomberg TV Philippines, Inspiring Business”

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