MANILA, Philippines – ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) will start airing its new lineup of afternoon grid today, June 11 after it successfully covered the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona. On Wednesday, June 6, ANC had its press launch for its new afternoon programs and niche primetime talk shows, which will be featuring top broadcast journalists in the country mixed with interesting personalities to provide Filipinos here and abroad with daily, comprehensive dose of news and information.
Names like Ron Cruz, ‘Mornings@ANC’ anchor will kick-start the newscast at 2 pm with major national, business, and foreign news via ‘News Now’.
At 3pm, Coco Alcuaz, ANC business news head will rundown on major news developments, business stories, updates on Asian markets, and live interviews from the Philippine Stock Exchange via ‘News Now’. Updates from Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) will be tackled by Warren de Guzman. Meanwhile, Karmina Constantino anchors ‘The Bureau’ the segment that delivers the country’s biggest national and regional stories. To complete the cast for ‘News Now’ is ANC weather presenter and ‘hardball’ anchor Boyet Sison will present hourly weather updates and forecasts, and Lexi Schulze will be giving the latest buzz and trends from the social media realm.
TJ Manotoc, a broadcast journalist with more than a decade of experience and has a solid online presence with over 128,000 followers on his Twitter account and the highest Filipino journalist on Twitter Grader’s ‘Twitter Elite’ users, ranking ninth on its top users list in the Philippines after the country’s news organizations—he will be paired with Lexi Schulze, a host and commercial model to take on ‘@ANCALERTS’ on ANC (SkyCable Channel 27) weekdays at 4:30 pm.
Ging Reyes, head of news and current affairs shares her views about their new afternoon shows, “These are testaments to our commitment to providing useful information, comprehensive news presentations and analyses.”
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