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GMA Network Inc.

GMA Network, Incorporated (Global Media Arts Network, Incorporated) is a Philippine multi-media
conglomerate, is a television network in the Philippines. GMA provides news and entertainment programs
through its forty-seven fully owned television relay stations, four affiliate television stations and thirty-four
radio stations throughout the Philippines. The network also offers its shows worldwide through GMA Pinoy
TV,GMA Life TV and Internet TV myGMA.com.ph.
GMA Network, Inc. is the leading free-to-air media broadcasting company in the Philippines. It is
principally engaged in television and radio broadcasting, production of television programs for domestic and
international audiences and other related businesses.
FOUNDED: March 1,1950
FOUNDERS: Robert Uncle Bob Stewart
INDSUSTRY: Broadcast television and Radio Network
LOCATION: GMA Network Center ( EDSA corner Timog Ave., Diliman, Quezon City)
TRANSMITTERS: At Brgy. Culiat, Tandang Sora,Quezon City
CURRENT CHAIRMAN & CEO: Atty. Felipe Gozon
AREA SERVED: Philippines
EMPLOYEES: 4000 (2008 end count)
REVENUE: Php13.771 billion (+10%)(2009)
NET INCOME: Php2.818 billion (+19%)(2009)
CORPORATE PURPOSE
We enrich the lives of Filipinos everywhere with superior entertainment and responsible delivery of news and
information.
CORPORATE VISION
We are the most respected, undisputed leader in the Philippine broadcast industry and the recognized media
innovator and pacesetter in Asia.
We are the Filipinos favorite network.
We are the advertisers preferred partner.
We are the employer of choice in our industry.
We provide the best returns to our shareholders.
We are a key partner in promoting the best in the Filipino.
CORPORATE VALUES


We place God above all.
We believe that the Viewer is Boss.
We value our People as our Best Assets.
We uphold Integrity and Transparency.
We are driven by our Passion for Excellence.
We strive for Efficiency in everything we do.
We pursue Creativity and Innovation.
HISTORY
The Companys key historical milestones are as follows:
1950
GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) is born. Robert Bob Stewart sends the first signals of radio station dzBB
from a makeshift studio on the 4th floor of the Calvo Building in Escolta.
dzBB introduces political satire on the program Kuwentong Kutsero.
1951
dzBB airs the first live radio coverage of the Senate and Congressional sessions featuring on-the-
spot telephone interviews for the first time.
1955
dzXX becomes the first pop music station in the Philippines.
1961
Taking off from the success of dzBB, RBS TV Channel 7, the third television station in the country,
starts operations.
RBS 7 offers the first radio cooperative sponsorships (coop spots) to small advertisers.
1963
TV Channel 7 Cebu is inaugurated.
1975
The new management of RBS 7 led by Gilberto M. Duavit, Menardo R. Jimenez, and Felipe L. Gozon
takes over, acquires new equipment, introduces new programs, and adopts the brand name GMA
Radio Television Arts (GMA-7) and the new slogan Where You Belong.


1976
DWLS-FM goes on air.
1987
GMA-7 opens the state-of-the-art live studio facility at Broadway Centrum.
GMA-7 introduces the first hourly news capsules on TV dubbed as GMA News Live.
1988
GMA-7 inaugurates the GMA Tower of Power. At 777-feet, it is the tallest man-made structure in the
country with a 100 kilowatt power transmitter.
1991
GMA-7 Foundation is formally established.
GMA-7 becomes the first Philippine broadcast news organization to receive a bronze medal from the
New York Festival in the Breaking News category.
GMA-7 introduces the first radio-television simulcast programming.
1992
GMA-7 inaugurates Rainbow Satellite, making its programs available simultaneously throughout the
country and Southern Asian countries, namely, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia,
Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Borneo, Myanmar, and parts of Australia and China.
GMA-7 expands into a network of 33 affiliate stations, making it the countrys largest TV network.
1993
GMA-7 becomes the first broadcast station to win a Gold Medal in the prestigious New York Festivals
for the Best Station/Network I.D.
GMA-7 launches the first local interactive program mechanism on TV in GMA Feedback.
GMA-7 introduces Worry-Free Kid TV, a pre-screened entertainment for children which received a
citation from UNICEF as a model for children-friendly television.
GMA-7 airs the first interactive satellite broadcast between Manila and San Diego, CA with the
show Kumusta America, Hello Philippines.
1995


GMA-7 becomes the first local network to venture into UHF TV with Citynet 27, the Philippines
Window to the World.
Alta Productions, Inc. is formed a GMA subsidiary involved in production and post-production.
Radio GMA (RGMA), an affiliate of GMA is incorporated.
GMA-7 ventures into the art of cinema with Cinemax, now the internationally-recognized GMA
Network Films, Inc.
GMA-7 is the first to use an ENG van with live video playback capability via on- board microwave
link.
GMA-7 becomes the first station to introduce remote coverage news reporting.
1996
Republic Broadcasting System, Inc. (RBS) changes its corporate name to GMA Network, Inc. as it
evolves into a conglomerate of companies engaged in moviemaking, post-production services, film
syndication, marketing, props and prosthetics.
GMA Worldwide, Inc. is established a subsidiary in charge of GMA program syndication and
distribution.
1997
GMA-7, joins the 8-group consortium and Mabuhay Philippines Satellite Corporation (MPSC), in
launching Agila II, the first Philippine satellite.
GMA-7 enters cyberspace via its two websites gmanetwork.com and www.gmaquest.com.
1998
GMA-7 switches on to the Agila II satellite and the new 100 KW transmitter facility, the strongest in
the world.
GMA Network Films, Inc. releases the critically acclaimed and box-office hit Jose Rizal, starring
Cesar Montano and directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya.
GMA Network, Inc. ranked 10th in Overall Leadership and 5th in Innovation In Responding To
Customer Needs by Far Eastern Economic Review for the first time.
1999
EMC Network, Inc., the first local music station in the country, forges a strategic alliance with
Channel V Music Network Ltd. Partnership to form Channel [V] Philippines.
GMA-7 introduces innovations in the delivery of news and public affairs on TV:
o the first late evening news in Filipino on GMA Network News.


o the first to deliver with the anchors standing up in GMA Network News.
o the first full-length weekly documentary program i-Witness.
o the first solo-anchored, late-evening newscast Frontpage, Ulat ni Mel Tiangco.
2000
GMA-7, the sole official Philippine partner to the Global Millennium Day Broadcast, welcomes the
new millennium with the 2000 Today on GMA broadcast and GMA-Ayala Millennium Celebration
beamed to 67 countries of the world.
GMA-7 becomes the first local TV station to air 24 hours of programming.
GMA-7 makes history by being the first Philippine recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award, the
most prestigious news broadcasting award in the world.
GMA Network, Inc and Philippine Daily Inquirer form a joint venture to create the online, multimedia
news portal www.INQ7.net.
2001
GMA-7, together with its media and telecommunication partners, delivers the most comprehensive
election coverage the Philippines has ever witnessed in Eleksyon 2001.
2002
GMA-7 launches its new corporate equity; Kapuso Mo, Anumang Kulay ng Buhay.
Saksi wins the World Gold Medal as Best Newscast in the New York Festivals, a first for Philippine
news program.
to bring the network closer to the hearts and minds of its viewers using a new tagline Kapuso ng
Bawat Pilipino. The equity defines GMAs relationship with its viewers as Kapuso (one in heart) that
fully understands their needs, dreams, aspirations, and even pains.

2003
GMA-7 is No. 1 in ratings in Mega Manila.
GMA Network, Inc. achieves a net income of more than P1 billion, a first in GMAs history.
GMA Network, Inc. is again named one of Asias leading companies in the Review 200 survey of the
Far Eastern Economic Review magazine.
The House of Representatives (12th Congress) adopts Resolution No. 787 commending GMA
Network, Inc. for uplifting the standards of the countrys broadcast industry by giving the Philippines


its first George Foster Peabody Award in 2000 and making the Philippines the first and only Asian
country to win the Gold Medal for television news in the New York Festivals on January 17, 2003.
GMA-7 introduces the first reality-based talent search program, Starstruck, and the first Filipino
reality TV series, Extra Challenge.
2004
GMA Network, Inc. receives the 2003 Top Realty Taxpayer of Quezon City Award.
In the Asian Wall Street Journal 200 survey (formerly Review 200 by the Far Eastern Economic
Review), GMA Network, Inc. placed 7th among the Philippines ten leading companies.
2005
GMA-7 launches its international channel, GMA Pinoy TV in Japan, Guam, United States and
Malaysia.
GMA-7 receives the coveted Asian TV Award for Terrestial Channel of the Year, the first in
Philippine broadcasting industry.
Through a co-production and/or blocktime agreement with ZOE Broadcasting Network, GMA-7
launches QTV Channel 11.
GMA Films makes a grand and remarkable re-entry in the movie industry with a pre-valentine movie
entitled Let the Love Begin. The movie is a top movie grosser, garnering P106.1M in gross
theatrical receipts.
Darna holds the highest ever rating at 46.6% for a pilot episode and is the very first telefantasya to
hit 51.7% ---a soaring success that remain unsurpassed in Philippine TV.
GMA achieves a net income of more than P2 billion.
2006
GMA-7 writes history as the first Philippine network to broadcast live, via satellite from the Base
Camp of Mount Everest and the first to broadcast via satellite phone at 21,000 feet above sea level,
the highest altitude ever tested for broadcast via satphone.
GMA-7 pioneers the use of globally recognized backdrop for a soap, I Luv NY. The first of its kind
on Philippine primetime TV.
GMA-7 is accorded the highest trust rating based on Pulse Asias July 2006 Ulat ng Bayan Survey
among Metro Manila viewers.
GMA-7 launches news portal: GMANews.TV, a showcase platform for News and Public Affairs
branded journalism across all content formats (video, audio, text), story types (news, business,
sports, entertainment, lifestyle, etc.) and various languages (English, Filipino, Cebuano, Ilonggo).


2007
GMA-7 is listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange with primary and secondary offer of 91,346,000
common shares and 822,115,000 Philippine Deposit Receipts (PDRs). The domestic offer was
oversubscribed by 7.3x and the international offer was oversubscribed by 29x.
I-Witness: The GMA Documentaries Boy Pusit wins the World Gold Medal for Social Issues
and Current Events at the 200 New York Festivals for Television and Film.
GMA-7 introduces innovations in its voter-education and election-related programs:
o The Philippine Agenda regarded as the most important and most comprehensive
election program on primetime television. This program veered away from the personalities
of the campaign and instead focused on issues that all elected officials should address.
o Isang Tanong put together the 36 senator candidates in a no-holds-barred forum. The
program also featured a formidable panel of interrogators who tested the boldness,
intention and sincerity of each candidate in a grueling question and answer portion.

LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Felipe L. Gozon Chairman
Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. Director
Anna Teresa G. Abrogar Director
Joel Marcelo G. Jimenez Director
Judith D. Vazquez Director
Laura J. Westfall Director
Felipe S. Yalong Director and Corporate Treasurer
Artemio V. Panganiban Independent Director
Jaime C. Laya Independent Director
Roberto O. Parel Corporate Secretary
SENIOR EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
Felipe L. Gozon - Chairman, President & CEO
Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. - Executive Vice President & COO
Felipe S. Yalong - SVP, Corporate Services Group
Wilma V. Galvante - SVP, Entertainment TV Group
Marissa L. Flores - SVP, News and Public Affairs Group
Miguel C. Enriquez - SVP, Radio Operations Group



PROFILES
Atty. Felipe L. Gozon obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines and a
Masters of Laws degree from Yale University. He is a partner in the law firm of Belo Gozon Elma Parel
Asuncion & Lucila. As a distinguished aviation lawyer, he was a member of the Philippine Air Negotiating
Panel and is cited in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading expert in this field. His business experience
includes acting as a director of the International Corporate Bank and as Chairman of Marcopper Mining
Corporation. Atty. Gozon has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1975. He
currently holds the positions of Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Since assuming leadership
of the Company in October 2000, the Companys ratings have improved greatly, surpassing its nearest
competitor in 2003. Atty. Gozon was named CEO of the Year by UNO Magazine in 2004 and Master
Entrepreneur of the Year (Philippines) 2004 by SGV/Ernst & Young in 2005. People Asia Magazine included
him in the list of People of the Year 2005. He is also currently Chairman, Vice-Chairman or director of
several other institutions such as the Malayan Bank Savings & Mortgage Bank, the Childrens Museum and
Library, Inc., the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication and the Nova Foundation for Differently
Abled Persons, Inc. He is also a director and/or Chairman of some of the subsidiaries and affiliates of the
Company, such as GMA New Media, GMA Films, Alta Productions, Citynet, GMA Marketing and Productions,
Inc., Scenarios, Inc., EMC Network, Inc., GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc., INQ7 Interactive, Inc., GMA Records
and Mont-Aire.
Mr. Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He
was elected a director in 1999 and is the Chairman of the Companys Executive Committee. As the Executive
Vice President and COO, he implements strategies that enable the Company to meet aggressive growth
targets amidst increasing competition. Mr. Duavit holds a bachelors degree in philosophy from the
University of the Philippines. A film enthusiast, he is the Chairman of GMA Films and co-producer of the
internationally acclaimed feature films Jose Rizal, Muro Ami and Sa Puso ng Dagat. He produced two other
notable features for television:Kamada and Liwanag ng Hatinggabi, as well as the popular Prime Time drama
series Ang Ibigin ay Ikaw. Mr. Duavit is currently Chairman and President of GWI. He has also served as the
President and CEO of Film Experts, Inc. since 1993, President and CEO of Scenarios, Inc. since 2001 and
President of GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc. since 2001, among others.

Ms. Judith D. Vazquez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business economics from the University of
the Philippines and is an alumna of Harvard Business School. She has been a director of the Company since
1998. She developed the first intelligent building called The Peak, which is the premier interconnection site
for 22 telecommunications companies on four platforms: fixed-line fiber, cable, wireless and satellite. It is
the core of the Moscom Network - the largest conglomeration of Internet Service Providers in the Philippines
with a total reach of over 80 points of presence across the Philippines. In 2000 she founded mod.net.ph,
(Modnet) a leader in Internet security. Its clientele includes among others, the Philippine National Police.

Atty. Anna Teresa M. Gozon-Abrogar graduated cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in


management engineering from Ateneo de Manila University and obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from
the University of the Philippines where she graduated valedictorian, cum laude. She later obtained a Master
of Laws degree from Harvard University. She is a junior partner in the law firm of Belo Gozon Elma Parel
Asuncion & Lucila and an Associate Professor at the University of the Philippines, College of Law where she
taught taxation law. Atty. Anna Teresa M. Gozon-Abrogar became a director of the Company and GMA New
Media in 2000. She became President of GMA Films in 2004 and continues to hold this position. In addition
to the foregoing she is currently a director and Corporate Secretary of Mont-Aire, and President of GWI.

Mr. Joel G. Jimenez was educated in Los Angeles, California where he obtained a bachelors degree in
business administration from Loyola Marymount University. He also obtained a masters degree in
management from the Asian Institute of Management. He has been CEO of Alta Productions since 1993 and
Chairman and CEO of Image One Multi Media Corporation since 1997. In addition to the foregoing, he holds
the position of director in other companies, including Malayan Savings and Mortgage Bank and Unicapital
Securities, Inc. Mr. Jimenez has been a director of the Company since 2002.

Mrs. Laura J. Westfall was educated at the University of Southern California where she obtained a
Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. She later obtained a masters degree in public and private
management from Yale University. She was formerly Senior Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice
President of Corporate Strategic Planning for the Company. In addition, she formerly held the position of
President of GMA New Media. Currently, she is employed by BDO Seidman, International Management and
Consulting Firm. Mrs. Westfall has been a director of the Company since 2002.
Mr. Felipe S. Yalong obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business and accounting from the Philippine
School of Business Administration and completed the Management Development Program at the Asian
Institute of Management. He was formerly an auditor with SyCip, Gorres and Velayo Co. and the Group
Comptroller of the National Transport Group. He was formerly Senior Vice-President of the Corporate Service
Group of ABS-CBN from 1987 to 1997 before transferring to the Company. Mr. Yalong also serves as a
director and Corporate Treasurer for GMA Holdings, Inc. He additionally serves as an Executive Vice
President for GMA Records, and as Corporate Treasurer for several other corporations, including Scenarios,
Inc., GMA Films, RGMA Network, Inc. and Digital Kitchen, Inc. He is also a member of the board of GMA
Marketing, Unicapital, Inc. and Majalco Finance and Investments, Inc. Mr. Yalong has been a director of the
Company since 2002.
Atty. Roberto O. Parel graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor of Arts degree in
philosophy and a Bachelor of Laws degree. He was admitted to the Philippine bar in 1981. Atty. Parel further
pursued legal studies through short programs at the Center of American and International Law and the
Southwestern Legal Foundation in Dallas, Texas. Later, he attended a training program on industrial
property rights held by the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation and the Association for Overseas
Technical Scholarship in Tokyo, Japan. Atty. Parel is a partner in the law firm of Belo Gozon Elma Parel
Asuncion & Lucila. His practice areas include labor relations, natural resources and intellectual property.


Atty. Parel is a director of several corporations, including Time-Life International Philippines, Capitalex
Holdings Philippines, and Rohm and Haas Philippines, Inc. Atty. Parel acts as the Corporate Secretary for
several other corporations, including Alta Productions, GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc., Scenarios, Inc., RGMA
Network, Inc., Citynet Network Marketing and Production Inc., and EMC Network, Inc. He is also the
Corporate Treasurer of Selenga Mining Corporation. Atty. Parel has been the Corporate Secretary of the
Company since 1993.

Ms. Wilma Galvante obtained a bachelors degree in communication arts, specializing in advertising and
public relations and radio and TV production. She worked for RPN-9 as a radio and TV production manager
before joining the Company as an executive producer. She has been working for the Company for 11 years
and has been Senior Vice President for Entertainment TV since 2004.
Ms. Marissa La Torre Flores was educated at the University of the Philippines, where she studied
journalism. From 1997 to 2001 she acted as Assistant Vice President for Public Affairs before becoming the
Senior Vice President of the Company.

Mr. Miguel C. Enriquez earned a bachelors degree in liberal arts and commerce from De La Salle
University. He began his broadcasting career in 1969 as a radio staff announcer for the Manila Broadcasting
Company. Since then, he has occupied a wide range of positions from program director to general manager.
His last position before joining the Company was as Vice President for FM operations and a member of the
board of directors of Radio Mindanao Network, one of the countrys largest privately-owned radio networks.
In addition to his executive functions, Mr. Enriquez also anchors 24 Oras, Channel 7s flagship newscast and
Imbestigador, a highly-rated prime time investigative program. He also hosts an early morning news and
current affairs program on the Companys flagship radio station, DZBB. He is the recipient of various
broadcasting awards, both in the Philippines and abroad.

Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban obtained earned a bachelors degree from the Far Eastern University.
He later obtained a degree in law from the same institution, with cum laude honors. He was admitted to the
bar in 1960, placing sixth in the bar examinations. In 1995 he was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court
and held the position of Chief Justice from 2005 until his retirement in 2006. Prior to entering public service,
Chief Justice Panganiban practiced law from 1963-1995 with Panganiban Benitez Parlade Africa & Barinaga
Law Office where he was a senior partner. He was President of several corporations, including Baron Travel
Corporation from 1967 to 1993, Arpan Tourism Industries Corporation from 1974 to 1993 and the Philippine
Daily Inquirer, Inc. from 1991 to 1992. Chief Justice Panganiban was President of the Tourism Organization
of the Philippines from 1977 to 1986, the Philippine Society of Travel Agents from 1974 to 1976 and the
Philippine Association of Tourist Transport Operators from 1979 to 1987 and Vice-President of the Philippine
Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 1993 to 1995. Chief Justice Panganiban also acted as Director for
certain corporations such as International Corporate Bank (then known as Continental Bank) which later
merged with the Union Bank (1972-1974).


Jaime C. Laya is a recipient of the Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice Lifetime
Achievement Award for 2007. He is founder and chairman of the firm Laya Mananghaya & Co. (currently
Manabat Sanagustin & Co.) until his retirement in 2004. Laya graduated magna cum laude from the
University of the Philippines with a degree in Business Administration. At the age of 18, he placed 8th in the
1957 CPA examination and had to wait three years before taking his oath. He taught accounting, economics,
and management courses at UP after graduation. While with the University of the Philippines, Laya studied
at the United States for his masters and doctorate degrees. In 1974, Laya joined the government service
and served in various capacities until 1986, including as minister of Education, Culture and Sports, minister
of Budget, and as governor of the Central Bank of the Philippines. After retiring from government service in
1986, Laya founded J.C. Laya & Co., Ltd. and engaged in accounting and consulting work. The firm grew and
was later renamed Laya Mananghaya & Co. Laya is chairman and president of the Association of Certified
Public Accountants in Public Practice in 2003 and of the ACPAPP Foundation, Inc. in 2004.

PRODUCTS/SERVICES
GMA Network programs include news and current affairs shows, documentaries, dramas, dubbed
foreign serials, entertainment news and talk shows, game shows, variety shows, musicals, sitcoms,
children's shows, anime shows, fantasy and reality shows. Most of its shows are broadcasted from the GMA
Network Center.
GMA Network has 46 Very High Frequency (VHF) television stations nationwide that include its flagship
station in Mega Manila, originating stations in Cebu, Iloilo, Davao, and Dagupan, 2 Ultra High Frequency
(UHF) stations and 1 affiliate station.
GMA-7 produces and broadcasts radio programs across the Philippines on its wholly-owned operating
network of 21 radio stations and one minority-owned radio station. Its anchor radio stations are DZBB on
the AM band and DWLS on the FM band. In 2007, the company reformatted its flagship station DWLS-FM
and is now known as Barangay LS 97.1 Ayos!
GMA reaches out to Filipinos across the globe through its international channels GMA Pinoy TV and GMA Life
TV, available via cable, direct-to-home and IPTV.
GMA Pinoy TV is the fastest growing and most requested Filipino channel abroad since its launch in 2005. It
is now in the United States, Canada, 49 countries in Europe, 27 countries in the Middle East and Northern
Africa, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Guam, Saipan, Papua New Guinea and the
British Indian Ocean Territory of Diego Garcia.
With the impressive feats of its first international channel, GMA treats the global Pinoys to a second serving
of Filipino programs with GMA Life TV, which launched in March 2008.


GMA Life TV is already in the United States, Canada, 49 countries in Europe, 27 countries in the Middle East
and Northern Africa, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Guam and Papua New Guinea.
Through a co-production and/or blocktime agreement with ZOE Broadcasting Network, GMA provides the
programming for Channel 11, now known as QTV Channel 11. QTV Channel 11 is women-skewed, with a
programming grid primarily designed according to womens schedules and needs.

SUBSIDIARIES
GMA Marketing and Productions, Inc.
14/F & 15/F GMA Network Center
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos.: 982-7777
Fax No.: 928-2044
GMA Marketing and Productions, Inc., established 1980, is the exclusive marketing and sales arm of the
GMA Network, Inc. GMA Marketing provides the link between the Network and its clients, advertisers, and
advertising agencies.
GMA New Media, Inc.
12/F GMA Network Center
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos.: 857-4664 / 857-4627
Fax: 857-4665 / 857-4633
GMA New Media Incorporated (NMI), established in 2000, is a total interactive and media solutions company
undertaking convergent applications for mobile, web and digital TV. A wholly owned subsidiary of GMA
Network, NMI is a pioneer in deploying mobile to TV interactivity while expanding its services into website
development, TV production, wireless marketing and innovative broadcast solutions.
GMA Network Films, Inc.
GMA Complex
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 982-77-77 locs. 9980, 9981
Fax: 926-1842 (telefax)
GMA Network Films, Inc., established in 1995, is engaged in film-making. GMA Network Films complements
GMA Networks programming requirements and talent development initiatives. Prominent films that the
company has recently produced include Let the Love Begin,Mulawin, Moments of Love, Till I Met
You, The Promise, and its first horror film, Ouija.
GMA Worldwide (Philippines), Inc.
10/F GMA Network Center
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 928-5073, 982-77-77 loc. 9381
Fax: 928-5065


GMA Worldwide, Inc. is the program acquisition and distribution subsidiary of GMA Network, Inc. It is
engaged in syndicating the networks series, films and program content to the international market.
Scenarios, Inc.
GMA Network Studios
GMA Network Drive, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 982-7777 loc. 9921 / 928-5507
Telefax: 928-7482
Scenarios, Inc., incorporated in July 1996, is engaged in the design, construction, transport and
maintenance of sets for television programs, stage plays and concert. It also provides make-up from basic
to prosthetics as well as wardrobe and costumes for hosts, guests, and talents of locally-produced programs
and specials. It also provide rental vehicles
RGMA Marketing and Productions, Inc. (GMA Records)
Unit 1405 Future Point Plaza
112 Panay Avenue, Bgy. South Triangle, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 411-7521
Telefax: 376-3395
RGMA Marketing and Productions, Inc., popularly known as GMA Records, is the music recording company of
GMA Network, Inc. Incorporated in September 3, 1997, GMA Records has produced award-winning album
releases and hit songs. The company administers the Network's copyrights and facilitates the
synchronization license requirements of various TV programs within the Network. In 2005, GMA Records
ventured into the home video market. It has since been releasing movies on DVD/VCD formats, among
them, blockbuster films Let The Love Begin, Moments of Love, Muro-Ami and Jose Rizal.
Alta Productions Group, Inc.
/F Sagittarius Building
H.V. Dela Costa Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City
Tel. No.: 816-3881
Fax: 813-3982
Alta Productions Group, Inc., established in 1988, has been at the forefront of the audiovisual production
industry. It produces television commercials, corporate videos, handles live staging, events management,
and produces top quality television programs. Alta Productions offers its audio facilities to accommodate the
growing demand for foreign broadcast programs dubbed in the vernacular. Alta is also engaged in web-
based designs, interactive CD-ROM products, and other innovative digital applications.
Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc.
GMA Network Center
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 982-77-77
Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc., established in 1997, is engaged in television, movie and
stage entertainment production, marketing and advertising. It has entered into a co-production and
blocktime agreement with ZOE Broadcasting Network whereby it and/or its assignee agreed to provide the
programs of ZOEs Channel 11.


Mediamerge Corporation /F GMA Network Center
EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No.: 982-7777 loc. 1308 / 927-6268
Fax: 927-6210
Mediamerge, a wholly owned subsidiary of GMA New Media, Inc. (NMI), established in 2002, is a new media
solutions company that undertakes convergent applications for mobile, web, and digital TV. In 2006, the
Company shifted its focus from technical research and consultancy to online publishing with
www.gmanews.tv as its pilot project. Subsequently, it ventured into online advertising as a business
revenue model
OTHER BACKGROUND INFORMATIONS

Evolution of GMA Network logos
GMA Network has used a number of logos throughout its history especially when the station was acquired by
Gozon, Jimenez and Duavit in the 1970s. From the late 1970s to the early 1990s, the network had a very
popular Circle 7 logo, which is also used by several networks around the world. In the 1980s, the network
first used it slogan, "Where You Belong", which it would use for two decades. For the first time in 1989, the
network identified itself as the "Rainbow Network," after the colors of the rainbow. Throughout the 1990s,
the network refined the logo before having it replaced by the its current logo in 2002. After a huge
marketing campaign, and improved ratings, the new logo is now one of the most recognizable in the
country.


GMA Network slogan theme songs
Where You Belong (GMA's slogan from 1979 to 2002)
Kapuso ng Pamilyang Pilipino, Anumang Kulay ng Buhay by Regine Velasquez (1st version) and The
Company (2nd version) (GMA's theme song released in 2002)
Thereafter, the network has released seasonal variations of the song performed by other artists.

GMA Network Center
GMA inaugurated its new GMA Network Center facility on June 14, 2000 as part of the kick-off of the year-
round celebration of its 50th anniversary. The GMA Network Center supports GMA's thrusts towards


digitalization and media convergence. While the first phase of the project has already been completed with
the construction of the 17-story high-rise, the center has an option to upgrade the older, existing facilities in
the GMA compound, as originally planned. The network center is equipped with MARC (Multiple Automated
Recorder Cassette) and a Broadcast Automation System that allows the network to manage live feeds and
international feeds that will be carried out to GMA Pinoy TV subscribers around the world. The GMA
compound has five studios, three of which are in the new network center, and two in the older structures.
The Center serves as the Corporate Headquarters for the network and also houses the radio station and the
newsroom.
GMA Network Studios
GMA Network had to built its annex building, which stands on a 4,308 square meters land area and houses
two big high-definition ready studios, is the most technologically advanced studio facility in the country. The
building's studios boast of up-to-date equipment for audio systems, lighting design, and video design. Studio
7, the larger of the two studios, has an area of 1,020 square meters and can accommodate 600 people
during live programs. Studio 6 has an area of more than 638 square meters.
Studios 6 and 7 are equipped with Digital Speaker Management systems that standardize digital feedback
elimination, ensure accurate sound quality, and allow studio-to-studio link for multi studio audio
communication. The communication link includes studios from the GMA Network Center and some remote
points.
In terms of audio equipment, the new studios are at par with other studios worldwide. The best audio
equipment including amplifiers, compressors, effects processors, and patch-bays to microphones were
installed.
Both studios have digital video design. Studio 7 is the first studio in the country to have the Vision QMD/X
production switcher capable of 96 video inputs for cameras, VTRs, effects, chargens, and other video
sources. The switcher is a high-definition ready machine.
In which it can audience more than 1000 people. GMA Network inaugurated its new state-of-the-art GMA
Network Studios on October 17, 2008 with a red carpet event. It has new studios (Studio 6 & 7) for the live
shows like SOP. The production lights and accessories made from other countries and costs Php1 billion.
GMA Network Center/Studios is also located at the GMA Network Drive.
GMA Network also opened its broadcast complex in its originating TV stations in Dagupan and Davao earlier
this year.

GMA Broadway Centrum
Located in New Manila, Quezon City, the Westside Theater cinema of the Broadway Centrum was converted
into a high-end live studio in 1987 to serve as an alternative studio for the network's programs. The 700-
seater studio was inaugurated to usher in GMA's broadcast in Stereovision. In the 1990s, the Broadway
Centrum served as the live studio of GMA's variety shows, "Lunch Date", "That's Entertainment", "Vilma!"
and "GMA Supershow". In 1995, the network built a second studio inside Broadway Centrum by renovating


the Eastside Theater cinema (renaming it TAPE Studios and can accommodate 400 studio audiences), which
was home to Eat Bulaga!. Once one of the most modern broadcast facility in the country, it was later
renovated in 2000 when the musical variety show SOPmoved to Studio 3 (now Studio 5) of the GMA
Network Center. In 2003, it accommodated live studio audiences once more as it served as the live venue of
the eliminations of the reality-based talent search StarStruck.
In October 2008, majority of GMA shows migrated to the GMA Network Studios after inauguration, leaving
the original Broadway Centrum with no major tenant. But on January 1, 2010, noontime show "Eat Bulaga"
started to broadcast live temporarily from the Westside Theater with a newly renovated stage while their
main studios at TAPE was given a major makeover. The new TAPE Studios was inaugurated on March 6,
2010.
Transmitter facilities
GMA Network spent more than P168 million for the upgrade of its transmitters and other facilities in various
key areas in the provinces alone. It plans to augment its existing studio facilities in Cebu, Iloilo and Davao.
It will also be putting up TV and radio facilities in Dagupan City to further improve its coverage in the
northern part of the country.
The transmitter facilities to be upgraded include those that service Baguio, Dagupan City, La Union,
Pangasinan, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Batangas, Lipa, Northern Mindoro, Naga, Central Camarines Sur, General
Santos, Saranggani, South Cotabato and Davao del Sur. A new one will be put up to enhance coverage of
Cagayan de Oro City and Misamis Oriental. Coverage realignment in Bukidnon will also be included.
These upgrades include new transmitting equipment, from transmitters to antenna systems and
building/tower rehabilitation/construction. The facilities come complete with the essential support equipment
for quality, reliable and continuous broadcast operation. The Network expects completion of these projects
within the year. In its disclosure to PSE last January 15, 2009, GMA disclosed that it already disbursed
almost 1.3 billion pesos from the proceeds of IPO to support various expansion program in the provinces
these includes construction of building/Land, tower and transmitter upgrade for Naga (P60,000,000),
Building and Tower for Legazpi Station (P32,000,000), Tower/building and transmitter upgrade for Gen.
Santos (P23,500,000), Davao, Cebu, Guimaras, Bacolod, Iloilo, Batangas, Dagupan, Cagayan de Oro and
Benguet station will also strengthen its signal, upgrades its equipment and Transmitter Tower.

Media ventures
INQ7 Interactive Inc. was a joint online multimedia news and information delivery company of the GMA
Network and the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Text, images, audio, video, and online interactive information
tools such as discussion boards, online polls, searchable news databases, and others are made available
through the two companies joint website, accessible at www.INQ7.net Ranking No. 11 in the 100 Hots
most-read online newspapers in the world, INQ7.net is owned by the Inquirer and GMA with both


companies each owning about half of INQ7. The partnership with Inquirer ended sometime in January
2007 as GMA focused more on their new news website GMANews.tv.
Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP), is a joint venture between GMA and Summit Media Publications.
Kapuso JobMarket is partnership project of GMA, The Philippine Daily Inquirer, INQ7 Interactive Inc. and
New Media Inc. The Kapuso JobMarket aims to provide convenience for job seekers by creating another
off-line service that will help them search for employment opportunities using their mobile phones.
Q is a sister television network of GMA Network in partnership of Zoe Broadcasting Network, Inc., owned
by televangelist Eddie Villanueva. The network airs mostly American dramas and other lifestyle and public
affairs programming

Affiliates
All Youth Channels, Inc.
APT Productions Inc.
Aries Vision Productions
Asian Pacific Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Catholic Welfare Organization
CBN Asia, Inc.
Cotabato Television Corporation
FOCUS Entertainment Inc.
Hyper Vision Productions, Inc.
KB Entertainment Unlimited, Inc.
Lobo Productions, Inc.
Loca Productions, Inc.
M-Zet Productions, Inc.
Northern Mindanao Broadcasting System, Inc.
Rinconada Broadcasting Corporation
Regal Films
Viva Films
RIOT Inc.
Sarraga Integrating & Management Corporation
Television and Production Exponents, Inc. (TAPE, Inc.)


Viva Television
ZOE Broadcasting Network

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
Aside from bringing the best in news and entertainment, GMA-7 also manifests its social
responsibility and commitment to public service through community projects and philanthropic activities that
the GMA Kapuso Foundation.

GMA KAPUSO FOUNDATION
GMA Kapuso Foundation is a socio-civic organization organized by GMA Network Inc. to facilitate social
programs and outreach to the public.
Since it was founded in 1991, the GMA Kapuso Foundation has been touching the lives of communities
everywhere. Its projects help uplift the life of countless beneficiaries.
Implemented singly or in partnership with other agencies, the foundation's thrusts are focused on helping
and supporting impoverished families, needy children, calamity victims, prisoners and ex-prisoners, aspiring
singers and songwriters, including dependents of GMA employees

PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS
At the forefront of GMA Kapuso Foundation's services are four major programs namely: Health,
Disaster Relief, Education and Values Formation. Within these programs are projects aimed at responding to
the basic needs of the poorest of the poor in the society. These are the projects that embody the dedication
to the GMA Kapuso Foundations mission in uplifting the lives of the underprivileged Filipinos. Serbisyong
totoo that through the years has reaped various recognition, citations and awards.
HEALTH
The Kapuso Foundation believes in the importance ofHealth and Nutrition in Developing a productive
Citizenry.The improvement of the quality of life begins with it. By cultivating ties with medical institutions
and various partners, the Foundation was able to provide medicines and medical services that answers the
specific needs of its beneficiaries.



Bisig Bayan (BB)
Through Bisig Bayan, the Foundation provides free medicines, medical services and equipment to indigent
patients. Patients are also able to appeal to the public for more extensive forms of medical assistance
through the Kapusong Totoo Segment in 24 Oras.


Televiewers who are moved to help are able to share their blessings with people in need. As a media-based
organization, the GMA Kapuso Foundation has the unique advantage of reaching out to a greater number of
people- engaging their participation and involving them in our projects.

Starting 2008, in support of the monthly national health events of the Department of Health, the GMA
Kapuso Foundation started several special health projects under its Bisig Bayan Medical Assistance. Done
together with partners and medical establishments who share our commitment to serve the sick, our Free
Breast Exam, Pap Smear, Prostate and Liver Cancer Tests, and even our Free Circumcision for young boys
and Free New-Born Screening Test for infants held at different months of the year, are meant to help
prevent and mitigate the effects of diseases, especially those that befall the poor.

One such special health project that has literally brought smiles to indigent Filipinos is our Ngiting
KapusoProject held in February, the Oral Health Month. The project provides free dentures to qualified
beneficiaries.



Linis-Lusog Kids Project (LLK)
In addition to special health and medical projects, the Foundation forged a landmark partnership with the
United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) for a water supply, sanitation and hygiene program called
the Linis-Lusog Kids project (LLK). This is meant to address basic health issues found in children that stem
from lack of clean water and no toilets. Children from different underserved public schools in the country are
taught proper hygiene practices and are given access to clean water and adequate sanitation facilities.

Kalusugan Karavan (KK)
Still under Health, is our Kalusugan Karavan. A medical mission that travels to different parts of the country,
brings doctors, dentists, nurses and other medical personnel, as well as medicines and other medical
services to far-flung places in the country where basic health services are either unaffordable or not readily
available.

EDUCATION


GMA Kapuso Foundation's Education Programs are wellspring of Empowerment. GMAKF believes that
Education is the best weapon against poverty. Through these projects, we help less fortunate children and
students pursue their education.
Unang Hakbang Sa Kinabukasan (UHSK)
Moved by a study that shows the lack of school materials as a major reason for the prevalence of public
elementary school drop-outs, we initiated the Unang Hakbang Sa Kinabukasan Project (UHSK). Backpacks
with basic school materials are given to incoming grade 1 public elementary school children from the poorest
municipalities in the country. These children can now go to school with dignity, while their parents are more
motivated to enroll them.

Unang Hakbang Sa Kinabukasan Part II
The Unang Hakbang Sa Kinabukasan project helps to encourage its chosen beneficiaries to, first, go to
school, start getting an education; and second, to inspire these same students to remain in school,
precisely because they are adequately equipped with the notebooks, writing pads, pencils, crayons, eraser,
sharpener, and even a school bag that they will need.

However, the school supplies this project gives to its beneficiaries at the beginning of the school year, in
June, eventually need to be replenished, especially towards the second half of the school year. As such,
there is a need, to conduct a second round of school materials distribution, for a UHSK Part II.

In its efforts to ensure the delivery of Serbisyong Totoo(True Service) thru the Unang Hakbang Sa
Kinabukasan, the GMA Kapuso Foundation engages individuals and organizations and elicits their support.

Kapuso Scholarship Initiative (KASI Project)
The Foundation, in partnership with the Asian Academyof Business and Computers, chooses talented
individuals interested to become scholars in a four-month TESDA- accredited certification course in 3D
Animation and Videographics.



After finishing their course, the Kapuso Scholars are then referred to partner establishments and companies
for Job opoortunities. This is the Kapuso Scholarship Initiative, or KASI Project.
The GMA Kapuso Foundation realizes that as a media-based NGO, it has a unique and privileged role to play
in the never-ending work of the formation of values, especially of the general public. It strives therefore to


fulfill this role passionately, even as it serves the underprivileged and responds to their immediate needs
and concerns.
Through programs under its Values Formation project, the Foundation awakens the spirit of Bayanihan in the
Filipinos by inspiring them to give their time and to volunteer in GMAKF activities. in this regard, the
Foundation becomes a source of joy for people willing to share their time and resources to alleviate the
plight of those in need

VALUES INFORMATION
Give-A-Gift: Alay Sa Batang Pinoy (GAG)
Under the Values Formation, is the Give-A-Gift: Alay Sa Batang Pinoy project. The GMA Kapuso
Foundastions yearly Christmas project. This project is unique in that, we indentify different sectors of
marginalized children in our society and give them gift packages according to their specific needs.

Children with cancer receive free six-month chemotherapy package. Meanwhile, corrective surgery package
is given to children born with congenital defects like hernia, cleft-palate, and cross-eyes. Malnourished
children are enrolled in a 120-day sustained Feeding Program. Children from conflict areas, children of fisher
folk and farming communities, children from indigenous communities and children with special needs receive
school supplies, toys, and a noche buena package. Children of incarcerated parents are treated to a
Christmas party with their mom or dad.
DISASTER RELIEF
The GMAKF's disaster relief program is a wellspring of Consolation to victims of calamities and disasters.
One of our mandates is to provide emergency relief in times of crises.
Operation Bayanihan (Relief Operation)
Operation Bayanihan provides immediate relief and assistance to victims of natural and man-made
calamities nationwide. The Foundation reaches out to affected families through the provision of a soup
kitchen, relief goods, and other relief assistance with 24 hours of teh calamity's occurence.The Soup Kitchen
is GAMKF's quick response to serve fire-striken communities.

Kapuso School Rehabilitation project (KSR)


An offshoot of Operation Bayanihan, the Relief Operations project of the Kapuso Foundation, the
rehabilitation and reconstruction of public elementary schools damaged or destroyed by calamities is our
long-term response to disaster management. Known as the Kapuso School Rehabilitation project (KSR), it
engages the local community, particularly the parents whose children will benefit from new classrooms, to
render volunteer work in teh construction site. This also ensures adequate manpower and the completion of
the classrooms in as short a time as possible.



Sagip Dugtong Buhay (Bloodletting Activity)
Sagip Dugtong Buhay, an annual bloodletting project done in cooperation with the Philippine National Red
Cross. This is an affirmation that one needs not to be financially rich to be able to share and care. Offering
ones own blood so that others may live is the best manifestation of love for others.

Kapuso Para Sa Kalikasan (KPSK)
The Kapuso Para Sa Kalikasan is the Kapuso Foundations tree planting project in areas where the
Foundation rebuilt schools damaged by natural calamities. These areas are prone to erosion and landslides
partly caused by the dearth of trees which hold the soil in place. The Foundation hopes that through the
project, no one will have to suffer from losing a home, a source of livelihood or a school building.


CONCLUSION---------

Whole history(reference)
]Origins
The origin of GMA can be traced to DZBB of Loreto F. de Hemedes, Inc. owned by the late Robert "Uncle Bob" Stewart, an American war
correspondent (The company's name was christened after Stewart's wife). The station first went on-air on March 1, 1950 and launched on June
14 on the same year, at the fourth floor of the Calvo Building in Escolta, Manila. It went on to cover events such asPresident Ramon
Magsaysay's sudden death, the eruption of Mt. Hibok-Hibok on March 17, 1957 and the various elections in the country. DZBB became the first
radio station in the country to use the telephone patch for live interviews.
]
The station also broadcast the forerunner of today's political satire
programs with Kwentong Kutsero and glued audiences to the amateur radio contest, Tawag ng Tanghalan.
[5]
A decade after the radio station's


launch, the Stewarts ventured into television. Using two old cameras and a surplus transmitter, Channel 7, the Philippines' third television
station, started airing on October 29, 1961. While the station's programming were mostly canned shows from the United States, the station did
produce local programming like Uncle Bob's Lucky Seven Club, Dance Time with Chito, Lovingly Yours, Helen and various news programs
like News at Seven. During the establishment of the television station, it was always in the red and was always at a distance from the larger and
better funded networks. But it did not stop the company to start broadcasting in Cebu (DYSS-TV) in 1963. The company was renamed
to Republic Broadcasting System, Inc. (RBS) in 1970.
[edit]GMA Radio-Television Arts


GMA Radio-Television Arts logo (1979-1992).
On September 21, 1972, then President Ferdinand Marcos placed the entire Philippines under Martial Law. Military troops entered radio and
television stations and placed them under military control to prevent "communist" propaganda. All media outlets that were critical of the
Marcos regime were shut down.
Foreign citizens and corporations were disallowed from owning media outlets in the country. Stewart and the American Broadcasting Company,
who owned a quarter of the company, was forced to cede majority control to a triumvirate composed of Gilberto Duavit, a Malacaang official,
Menardo Jimenez, Accountant, and Felipe Gozon, Attorney of the Stewarts in 1974. Through the acquisition, the station now was able to
broadcast in color with a seven million peso credit line. The station also changed its name to GMA Radio-Television Arts (GMA stood for Greater
Manila Area, the station's initial coverage area), although RBS remained its corporate name until 1996. Jimenez sits as president of the
company while Gozon served as its chairman until now.
When Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr., a senator who strongly opposed the Marcos administration, was assassinated on August 21, 1983, it was a
small item on television news. The iron grip that the Marcos administration had on television began to slip, as GMA broadcast the funeral, the
only local station to do so. In 1984, Imee Marcos, daughter of Ferdinand Marcos, attempted to take over GMA. However, the takeover was
prevented by GMA executives. Stewart left the Philippines for good as he was utterly disappointed with the Marcos move. GMA was also
instrumental during the years preceding the People Power Revolution. The network was the first to air a television interview with Corazon
Aquino in 1984, and when she later announced that she would run for the presidency if she receives one million signatures. In February 1986,
the network was also the first to report that Fidel Ramos and Juan Ponce Enrile broke away from the Marcos administration.


When democracy in the Philippines was restored in the People Power Revolution in 1986, television stations began to air, some with their
original owners. The political instability of the country also added to the station's burden, when soldiers stormed into the studios for two days
in a part of coup attempt to topple then President, Corazon Aquino. In 1987, it opened its high-end live studio, the Broadway Centrum,
boosting its local programming, and inaugurated its 777-foot Tower of Power located along Tandang Sora, Quezon City, the tallest man-made
structure in the country in November 7, 1988.
[edit]The Rainbow network


GMA's first rainbow satellite logo since GMA re-launch as Rainbow Satellite Network.
International reach became GMA's target in the 1990s, which began when the Rainbow Satellite launched on April 30, 1992. Through its relay
stations, GMA programs were seen across the archipelago and Southeast Asia. GMA programming started airing in 60 American cities and parts
of South America through theInternational Channel Network. GMA was also the official broadcaster of the 1995 World Youth Day, which was
the last visit of Pope John Paul II to the country. During the same year, two popular TV shows, Eat Bulaga (from RPN (now Solar TV)) and Okey
Ka Fairy Ko! (from IBC) began broadcasting on GMA after TAPE Inc. disagreed with ABS-CBN's proposal to buy the airing rights of the two
shows. At the same time, GMA launched a UHF channel subsidiary, Citynet 27, several new shows (among them were Bubble Gang and Startalk,
now some of the longest-running shows on TV), and the news program, Saksi with Mike Enriquez, Mel Tiangco and Karen Davila.


GMA positioned itself as the Rainbow Network (1992-2002).
In 1996, GMA formally changed its corporate name to GMA Network Incorporated, with GMA now standing for Global Media Arts.GMA
Films was also launched in 1998 - its film Jos Rizal, which was at the time the most expensive movie production ever in the country (costing
over 80 million Pesos to produce), but becoming a huge success with many accolades and award nominations. GMA was the first Philippine
broadcaster to receive a Peabody Award for Investigative Reporting in 1999. Later, Citynet 27 became EMC, the first locally programmed music
video channel, later becoming a part of the Channel [V] franchise. Channel [V] Philippines, however, ceased operations due to a conflict of


interest between the owners of GMA and PLDT (which bought a stake in GMA), who operate MTV Philippines through their subsidiary,
the Nation Broadcasting Corporation. GMA was also the Philippine broadcaster for 2000 Today. At the beginning of the year, Menardo Jimenez
announced his retirement as president and CEO and on December 31, 2000, Felipe Gozon assumed the position with his concurrent capacity as
chairman. Duavit's son Gilberto Duavit Jr. assumed the post of Chief Operating Officer.
[edit]The Kapuso network


GMA Network unveil their new corporate logo at the GMA Network Center.
On October 27, 2002, during an episode of the network's longest-running Sunday afternoon entertainment show SOP, GMA officially revealed a
new logo and image campaign. The new logo features a rainbow colored heart-shaped logo, the Kapuso, represented by a new slogan "Kapuso
ng Pamilyang Pilipino, Anumang Kulay ng Buhay" ("One in Heart With the Filipino family, In Whatever Colors of Life"), and a Century
Gothic font. The "Kapuso" theme song is sang byRegine Velasquez.
In 2003, Saksi won the New York Festival Gold Medal for best newscast, the first Philippine newscast to do so. This, and the Peabody Award
in 1999, earned the network a House of Representatives commendation later that year. On September 1 of the same year, GMA Network
withdrawn its membership from theKapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP),
[7]
after incidents involving host Rosanna Roces, alleged
commercial overloading and interfering when news anchor Mike Enriquez aired his complaints over his radio program, Saksi sa Dobol B, against
Lopez-owned cable firm SkyCable's distortion of GMA's signal on its system, and a lost videotape containing evidence that the cable firm had
violated the rule on soliciting ads for cable TV. GMA was also an official TV network of the 4th World Meeting of Families held in Manila,
Philippines.
In 2005, the companys subsidiary, Citynet Inc., also signed a co-production and blocktime agreement with ZOE Broadcasting Network, allowing
the GMA Network with another platform to showcase its programming and talents. In November 11, 2005, ZOE's flagship station, DZOE-TV
Channel 11, went on the air asQuality TeleVision (now known as Q), and broadcasts shows that primarily targets women audiences. Q's news
programs share the same resources of GMA News and Public Affairs, while some programs are produced by Citynet, Inc. Also in 2005, GMA
won the Asian Television Awards' Best Terrestrial Television Station, besting MBC of Korea and Mediacorp Channel 5 of Singapore. The network
planned to go public, but due to political instability and downward trend of broadcast advertising, it has since been delayed.
[8]

In 2006, Debate with Mare at Pare, a late-night public affairs program, won the bronze medal in the New York Festival. The network was also
praised on its coverage of the Wowowee (a program of ABS-CBN) stampede by various local publications. In an exclusive interview, a


reprehensive Mike Enriquez also interviewed embattled Philippine president, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for the first time since the lifting
the State of National Emergency, which the network allowed other stations to air without prior consent. At the end of the interview, the
President praised the network for its news coverage, hinting that other media outfits to do the same. In April, the founder of the network,
Robert "Uncle Bob" Stewart died in the United States. During the Everest climbing season the same year, GMA supported climber Romi
Garduce, the third Filipino to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in only three days. The network is one of the first local companies to produce an
iMax film, with the opening of the San Miguel-Coca-Cola iMax Theater in SM's Mall of Asia.
In 2007, the network announced that it will offer its stocks to the public.
[8][9]
After being canceled numerous times and despite the Marcoses
claim to the shares held by the Duavit family, their IPOwas finally held on July 30 offering PHP 8.50 per share.
[11]
The Network started to
produce television Franchises from other countries when they produced Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition withFremantleMedia, one of the
largest producers of television franchises in the world based in United Kingdom. They later produced MariMar, Zaido: Pulis
Pangkalawakan, Kakasa Ka Ba Sa Grade 5? andWhammy! Push Your Luck from various countries. On September 16, 2007, it was announced
that the Idol franchise, which had previously been used by the Associated Broadcasting Company to produce Philippine Idol) would be
transferred to GMA under the new name Pinoy Idol
In 2008, GMA produced a diverse set of shows for its primetime block by airing Carlo J. Caparas' Joaquin Bordado, Mars Ravelo's
Dyesebel, Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita, Gagambino, Codename: Asero, Lalola, Ako si Kim Sam Soon, Survivor Philippines, Family Feud Saan
Darating Ang Umaga? and Luna Mystika. GMA also became the new home of the Idol franchise, with Pinoy Idol also premiering that summer
along with its companion show, Pinoy Idol Extra.
In the first half of 2009, GMA Network lined up new shows for its primetime like Carlo J. Caparas' Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang, Carlo
J. Caparas' Totoy Bato, All About Eve, Zorro, Adik Sa'Yo,All My Life. The primetime news program 24 Oras won 2 awards on the New York
Festival, a Gold Medal for Best Continuing Coverage and a Silver Medal for Best News Program.
The network likewise lined up new primetime shows for the second half of 2009 like Rosalinda, new version of Darna, second season of Survivor
Philippines, Stairway to Heaven, Full House, new season of StarStruck.
CEO Felipe Gozon also announced that the network is planning to launch a 24-hour news channel.
[13]

In 2010, for the first and second quarters, GMA Network released new anticipated and commercialized soaps and shows like The Last
Prince, Panday Kids, First Time, Laff En Roll, Diva, Zooperstars,Claudine, Wipeout, Pepito Manaloto, Wachamakulit, Sunnyville, Comedy Bar as
well as Diz Iz It which replaced the longest morning talk show SiS along Party Pilipinas which replaced SOP.