GMA Network was founded by Robert La Rue Stewart in 1950 as Republic Broadcasting System (RBS) with flagship AM radio station DZBB. RBS ventured into television in 1961 and began broadcasting on Channel 7 in the Greater Manila Area.
In 1974, the triumvirate of Felipe L. Gozon, Menardo R. Jimenez and Gilberto M. Duavit took over the management of RBS. In 1996, RBS was renamed GMA Network, Inc.
Today, GMA Network, Inc. is the leading broadcasting company in the Philippines which produces the most innovative, most trusted, and top rating TV programs. It operates a network of 47 VHF and 41 UHF TV stations, as well as 24 radio stations throughout the country.
Apart from its television and radio businesses, GMA also owns a wide array of media-related entities engaged in program syndication, film production, music publishing and distribution, set design and implementation, audio-visual production, and new media.
GMA Network, Inc. was officially listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange in 2007. GMA is set to launch its Digital TV Transmission (DTT) project in 2017.
The Fourth Division of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) in Quezon City ruled in favor of GMA Network, Inc. on two labor complaints filed by former talents against the broadcast company. Read more
Officially a Kapuso, broadcast journalist Atom Araullo graces the cover of the October Kapuso Magazine. Also featured is GMA’s September ratings performance. Kapuso Abroad highlights GMA’s wins in the NAMIC EMMA and GMA Pinoy TV’s October Feast in Singapore. Citizen Kapuso features GMA Kapuso Foundation’s partnership with Exceed Clinic for the victims in Marawi. Read more
On the cover of the September 2017 issue is Kapuso primetime queen Marian Rivera as Super Ma’am. Also featured in the inside pages is the recently launched program, All-Star Videoke. Kapuso Abroad highlights Glaiza De Castro’s performances in Vancouver and Toronto. Citizen Kapuso, on the other hand, features the 2017 GMA Network Excellence Award winners and includes photo highlights of the GMA G.I.V.E.S. tree planting activity in Bulacan. Read more
GMA New Media, Inc. (NMI), GMA Network’s digital media and technology arm, finished the first half of 2017 with an impressive 49 percent growth in consolidated revenues. Read more
The much-awaited biggest PR event this year is happening from September 28 to 29 at Shangri-La The Fort in BGC. Read more
GMA Network recently honored two exemplary student achievers as the 2017 GMA Network Excellence Award (GNEA) concluded its nationwide search for outstanding graduates of communication and technology-based courses. Read more
The Fifth Division of the Court of Appeals (CA) affirmed the decision of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), junking for lack of merit the illegal dismissal and union-busting case filed by petitioners, six (6) former employees of Scenarios, Inc. (Scenarios), against GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) and Scenarios. Read more
In a statement, Sen. Binay said the award is “another testament of GMA 7’s continued dominance as a major commercial broadcast and satellite television network through its consistent and excellent production of quality and relevant news program”. Read more
Media giant GMA Network makes history once again as its regional arm, Regional TV, launches the local news program One Mindanao beginning Monday, August 28. Read more
GMA’s travel documentary campaign for Sapporo City, Japan, recently bagged two awards: Gold for Best Programme Promotion and Bronze for Best Media Solution - TV/Online Video in the 2017 Asia Pacific Spark Awards held at the Intercontinental Singapore last August 18. Read more
Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) upheld the Kapuso Network’s commitment to deliver credible and quality television and radio programming that champions campaigns against crime and corruption. Read more
Broadcast giant GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) remained cautiously optimistic on hitting its year-end target as it capped the first half of the year with recurring revenues of P7.698 billion, ahead by 6 percent over the same period last year. Read more
Kapuso primetime king Dingdong Dantes, lead star of GMA’s new primetime program, Alyas Robin Hood, graces the cover of the August 2017 Kapuso Magazine. Also featured are new programs My Korean Jagiya, IM Ready on DZBB, Road Trip, and Heart Mate Kitchen. Kapuso Abroad highlights Alden Richards’ upcoming concert in Texas and Glaiza De Castro’s show in Vancouver. Citizen Kapuso features Alden’s donation to GMAKF. Read more
Paul Hendrik P. Ticzon was promoted to First Vice President and Head of the Post Production Department while Oliver Victor B. Amoroso was appointed Vice President and Head of GMA’s Regional TV (RTV) Department. Read more
The fourth division of the National Labor Relations (NLRC) in Quezon City, through Commissioner Bernardino B. Julve, affirmed on June 29, 2017 the ruling of Labor Arbiter Alberto O. Dolosa which dismissed the complaint for illegal suspension filed by former GMA talents. Read more
Under the partnership, The North Face will provide the day-to-day attire of GMA RTV news teams in Dagupan (Balitang Amianan), Cebu (Balitang Bisdak), and Davao (24 Oras Davao) starting August. Read more
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Coming from the success of Kapuso Milyonaryo, GMA’s longest running proof-of purchase promo, GMA now offers a bigger “KAPUSO MILYONATION” (KM) that guarantees winners from all 18 regions of the Philippines. Read more
GMA News Pillar Jessica Soho, who hosted the “3 Dekada ng GMA Public Affairs" special, graces this month’s cover. Also featured is GMA’s Afternoon Prime offering, Haplos. Other stories are Barangay LS 97.1 as the top FM station in Mega Manila and GMA’s winning programs at US International Film and Video Festival. Meanwhile, Kapuso Abroad features DongYan’s US trip while Citizen Kapuso highlights GMAKF’s partnership with CDO Foodsphere and Mitsubishi Motors Philippines’ 1M donation to GMAKF. Read more
GMA Network, through its regional arm GMA Regional TV, recently partnered with the City Government of Davao for the “Kean Gabriel Hotline Information Drive” to help strengthen the local government’s fight against child violence. Read more
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The Fourth Division of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) in Quezon City ruled in favor of GMA Network, Inc. in the illegal dismissal complaint filed by its former talents. Read more
The most internationally-awarded broadcast network in Philippine Television has once again brought honors to the country, winning seven medals and five certificates at the prestigious 2017 US International Film & Video Festival, including a Gold Camera award and “Best of Festivals” nomination for top-notch documentary program I-Witness. Read more
Jennylyn Mercado and Gil Cuerva of the local adaptation of the popular Korean drama My Love from the Star are on the cover of the June e-Kapuso. Also featured are GMA program offerings including Impostora and I Heart Davao. Other stories are Alden’s concert and Kapuso artists celebrating their birthdays with fans. Meanwhile, Kapuso Abroad features the upcoming Independence Day celebrations of GMA Pinoy TV and Citizen Kapuso highlights the team up of GMAKF and Ideal Vision. Read more