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DXMT-TV (ABC 5 Pre-ML Era)


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1962 - DXMT-TV Channel 5, the first broadcast in the whole Mindanao was launched by Associated Broadcasting Corporation until President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law was forced to shut-down in 1972.


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DXET-TV (ABC 5 Post-ML Era)


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July 8, 1993 - The station was reopened as the Associated Broadcasting Company along with the callsign as DXET-TV and transferred its frequency from Channel 5 to Channel 2.

December 9, 1994 - ABC TV stations acquired a new franchise to operate under Republic Act 7831 signed by President of the Philippines Fidel V. Ramos. In the same year, the station went on nationwide satellite broadcasting. In a phenomenal growth, ABC Davao earned its reputation as "The Fastest Growing Network" under new network executive Tina Monzon-Palma who served as Chief Operating Officer.


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DXET-TV (TV5/5 Era)


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August 8, 2008 - The station aired a countdown to its re-launch for much of the next day until 19:00 PHT, when the network officially re-launched under its new name TV5.


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2011 - TV5 Davao was relaunched and increased its transmitting power to 50,000 watts.

May 9, 2012 - TV5 Davao launched as an originating station with the 5-minute newscast Aksyon Alerto Dabaw.


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September 8, 2016 - Aksyon Dabaw (after 2 years) and TV5 Cebu's Aksyon Bisaya were cancelled due to cost-cutting measures by the network to sustain its day-by-day operations. Although the newscast was ended, the reporters and cameramen were remain employed and they will continue to give reports for Aksyon newscast seen nationally on TV5 and for Radyo5. In the future, TV5 Davao is now downgraded to become a relay (satellite-selling) station from the flagship station in Manila DWET-TV Channel 5 effective September 11.


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February 17, 2018 - as the recent changes within the network and in celebration of its 10th anniversary, TV5 Davao was relaunched as The 5 Network Davao with a new logo and station ID entitled Get It on 5, whereas the TV on the northeastern quadrant of the logo has been dropped, making it more flexible for the other divisions to use it as part of their own identity.


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January 13, 2019 - 5 Davao introduced a variation of the current numerical 5 logo, similar to the newly launched network, 5 Plus.

On August 15, 2020, The 5 Network Channel-2 Davao reverted back to its former name, TV5 Davao (while retaining variation of its current numerical 5 logo that introduced in January 2019), as the network announced its partnership with sister company, Cignal TV as TV5's main content provider to handle its programming. On the same day, TV5 unveils its first new entertainment programs produced by Entertainment5 such as D5 Studio Productions and blocktimers, among them is APT Entertainment.

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