The Weekend News

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Format News program
Created by


Developed by News5 News and Current Affairs

Gelli De Belen

Karen Davila

Martin Andanar

Alice Dixson

John Carlo Marasigan

Country of origin Philippines
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel TV5
Original run January 3, 2015

The Weekend News (TV5) Edit

The Weekend News, later called as TV5 Weekend News, was a weekend newscast and the first Filipino language weekend newscast aired every Saturday and Sunday aired and produced by News5 News and Current Affairs from June 29, 1996 to April 28, 2007.

When the newscast first aired in June 29, 1996 as The Weekend News, it first used English as its primary language. The newscast switched to Filipino in 1999 after The World Tonight left Channel 5 for ANC the day before, making it the first weekend newscast to broadcast in Filipino. It was relaunched The newscast ended in April 28, 2007 to make way for Aksyon Sabado/Linggo. Sentro Weekend The Big News Weekend


  • Martin Andanar
  • Karen Davila
  • Gelli De Belen
  • Alice Dixson
  • John Carlo Marasigan

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