Tag: GMA Network

Commentary: Filipino Schadenfreude, Network War Culture and The End of “Tahanang Pinakamasaya”
Commentary/Rant: Philippine TV Turbulence is Not Over Yet – The Failures of ALLTV… and TV5
Commentary/Rant: The “Ideal” Philippine Media Landscape

Last week, I ranted about Philippine entertainment’s seeming regression back towards a duopoly instead of an expansion of potential options. I talked about how the present trajectory of Philippine entertainment, particularly television, was contrary to what the “ideal” scenario would be. But what exactly does an “ideal” scenario entail?

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Commentary/Rant: Philippine TV – Back to Where We Started

I’m of the opinion that when it comes to television, the Philippines deserves more options. Not less. For almost two decades, the country’s entertainment and news options have been dominated by what has essentially been a duopoly between ABS-CBN and GMA Network. ABC-turned-TV5 has been a distant 3rd, despite multiple stop and start efforts to bolster their position in the industry.

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