ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current affairs, the country’s largest multimedia news organization, looks back on 2016’s biggest stories and newsmakers in “Usapang Bayan: The 2016 ABS-CBN News Yearender” on Saturday (December 31) at 10:30 PM, with Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo and Atom Araullo and welcomes the new year with a special countdown coverage at 11:30pm.
The year-end special recounts the first six months of the Duterte Administration, its war on drugs that made headlines here and abroad, and the Supreme Court’s controversial decision to allow the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel will also air “Usapang Bayan: The 2016 ABS-CBN News Yearender” on January 1 at 1pm, January 2 at 8pm, and on January 3, at 10:30pm.
DZMM also aired its own yearend report, “2016 Taon ng Pagbabago,” last December 29, hosted by “S.R.O.” anchors Alvin Elchico and Doris Bigornia.
After the special, the ABS-CBN News team switches to the live coverage of the New Year’s Countdown festivities in various points in the metropolis including Resorts World, Eastwood City, Luneta Park, and other areas in and around Metro Manila.
Catch the celebrations in any of the ABS-CBN News platforms including ANC, news.abs-cbn.com, DZMM TeleRadyo, and on TV Patrol Weekend on ABS-CBN as the country welcomes 2017.
Don’t miss “Usapang Bayan: The 2016 ABS-CBN News Yearender” anchored by Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo and Atom Araullo on ABS-CBN this Saturday (December 31) right after “Failon Ngayon” at 10:30pm followed by ABS-CBN News’ live coverage of New Year’s Eve festivities across the country with Adrian Ayalin and Pia Gutierrez at 11:30pm with updates on ANC, DZMM Teleradyo, ABS-CBN, and news.abs-cbn.com.
NOTE: Voting for the finals of “100 Most Beautiful Women in the Philippines 2016” is EXTENDED until 11:59pm of January 1. We will reveal the winner on January 2.