24 ORAS is the longest running news network of the Philippines. Anchored by Mel Tiangco, the program aims at giving 24 hour news service in the most authentic way possible. GMA 24 ORAS has grossed the highest ratings also for over a longer period of time. One reason that this news program is most watched is its proud first claim to be the first ever news agency which gave minute by minute news but also the first news program to host a female to anchor the program. The airing times of this network is weeknights between 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM, Saturdays, from 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM, and Sundays from 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM.
GMA 7 24 Oras News hosts
The talented host Mel Tiamngco has been awarded an informal title of the best evening female host of a news program on GMA program. She has also won numerous prestigious awards due to its uniqueness authenticity in its delivery of minute by minute news reports, it has been awarded mass media award as well as best news program award. Tiangco wears the crown for being the first female host to interview former president Joseph Estrada during campaigning the neck to neck election contest. She was also the first one to do a telephonic interview of former president Arroyo in her imprisonment. Due to Tiangco’s ventures, GMA decided to give Tiangco a prime time deal of their powerful running show which was the right decision to make at that time as the ratings of the program hit all time high. To make everything up to mark with soaring ratings, the program’s slogan was also changed to “Pawang Katotohanan Lamang” along with its news set, timings, technology. Another host, Rhea Santos was chosen as the new segment host for GMA Action Force replacing Giron, Love Anover on Buenas Balita.
24 Oras News Slogan:
The Slogan for the GMA Pinoy TV 24 Oras newscast is Headlines Bukas, Ngayon ang Broadcast (Tomorrow’s Headlines, Today’s Broadcast) has gained wide acceptance in Philippines. The Green board technology was also first used in 24 ORAS, another reason for its surging popularity. The level of authenticity and veracity in the news reports put on air by 24 ORAS has won the minds and the hearts of the people of Philippines.