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The People's Television Network (PTV), formerly known as Government Television (GTV) from 1974 until 1980, Maharlika Broadcasting System (MBS) from 1980 until 1986, New TV 4 from February 24 until April 1986, and National Broadcasting Network (NBN) from 2001 until 2011, is the flagship public television network owned by the government of the Philippines. PTV is the main brand of PTNI (People's Television Network, Inc.), one of the attached agencies under the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). PTV is along with sister media companies RPN (minority-owned) and IBC as well as radio network Philippine Broadcasting Service (PBS).

Government Television




In 1974, during the Martial Law era and Ferdinand Marcos' administration/regime, Government Television (GTV) started its broadcast under the Philippine Government though National Media Production Center (NMPC). The network began its telecast on Channel 4, a channel formerly owned by ABS-CBN which was shutdown on the start of Martial Law on September 23, 1972. Not to be confused with GTV Channel 27, formerly known as GMA News TV.


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Note: CNDE means Citizen's Network for Developmental Entertainment

Maharlika Broadcasting System



In 1980, GTV-4 was rebranded as Maharlika Broadcasting System (MBS). It also switched into full color television broadcast, the last on Philippine television. The name change was part of the ultilization of the word "Maharlika" by Marcos during Martial Law era.


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This logo is similar to the one formerly used by ABC affiliate KITV in Honolulu.

New TV 4


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On February 24, 1986 during the penultimate day of the EDSA People Power Revolution, Maharlika Broadcasting System was captured and went off air by the rebels who were supporters of Marcos' rival, Corazon Aquino during the broadcast of President Marcos who stated that he would not step down responding to the rumor that he left Malacañang, an official residence of the Philippine president. The network went back on the air with Orly Punzalan announcing, "Channel 4 is on the air again to serve the people." It was during this exact moment when the network renamed temporarily as New TV 4. The following day, both Aquino and Marcos were inaugurated as the Philippine president. However, Marcos along with his family and allies were soon left the country to exile in Hawaii, leaving Aquino officially became as the new President of the Philippines.

People's Television Network (first era)


Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica Bold
Launched:  April 1986

In April 1986, the network was officially renamed as the People's Television (PTV). The snake-shaped number "4" wordmark from GTV in 1979 to 1980 was reused. Its color's logo is in yellow, symbol of democracy during the Marcos regime and the People Power revolution.


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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  1989

In 1989, the channel added the tagline, "The People's Network" and also added a new slogan, "Four For You!". Its logo features a 5-striped number "4" wordmark, replacing the snake-shaped number "4" wordmark.


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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Custom
Launched:  1995

In late 1995, during Fidel V. Ramos' administration, PTV introduced its new tagline that says, "Ang Network Para Sa Pilipino" (The Network for Filipinos). The number "4" was also dropped. Its logo feature a yellow dove flying with the tri-colored, blue, white and red flag and the "PTV" wordmark in yellow with its colors symbolizing the flag of the Philippines.


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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica Black
Launched:  1998

In 1998, during Joseph Estrada's administration, PTV was relaunched as "PTV Network". The "PTV" wordmark was changed into different font and also added the "Network" word below the wordmark, it still stood as People's Television Network. The tri-colored (blue, white and red) ribbons with flying dove was dropped, with their tagline, "Ang Network Para Sa Pilipino" was replaced with, “Best in News Professionals/Best in Sports/Best in Culture and Education.”


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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Custom
Launched:  May 2000

In May 2000, PTV rebranded again with its new tagline, "Fast... Forward...". The word "Network" was dropped. The logo featured a 3D rendered blue oval with tri-colored red, green, and blue with rounded edges and also the letter "P" in white on the 3D rendered blue oval and the letters "TV" in blue on the outside of the oval.

National Broadcasting Network



Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Custom (modified)

Bank Gothic

Launched:  July 16, 2001

On July 16, 2001, during Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's administration, PTV-4 "went off the air" to make way for its officially new name as National Broadcasting Network (NBN), with carrying a new slogan "One People. One Nation. One Vision.". Its logo featured a modified NBN wordmark (which is similar to the old logo of NBN (the acronym stands for "Newcastle Broadcasting New South Wales" from Newcastle, New South Wales and the Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia used from 1977 until 1994) with its three colors, blue, red, and yellow, which are also symbolizing the colors of the Philippine flag. Although the channel was still named NBN, its corporate name, People's Television Network, Inc. is still being used until now.


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In 2003, NBN was called NBN World , in cooperation with the Television and Radio Broadcasting Service (TARBS).



In 2007, NBN was rebranded again with its new tagline as "NBN: Information Channel", while the 2001 NBN logo is still being used until October 5, 2011.

People's Television Network (second era)


Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Custom

Myriad Bold

Launched:  October 6, 2011

On October 6, 2011, during the administration of Benigno Aquino III, a son of former president Corazon Aquino, NBN was officially renamed back as People's Television (PTV), this time using its corporate name, People's Television Network, Inc. (PTNI). Its logo featured a satellite dish-styled logo and its colors also represented the Philippine flag (the colors of red, blue and yellow).


Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Myriad
Launched:  January 16, 2012

On January 16, 2012, during the network's special coverage of impeachment trial of Former Chief Justice, Renato Corona, PTV used a temporary logo, it features the "PTV" wordmark in red with the "People's Television" phrase and the "Network" word in black below the wordmark on a grey box with rounded corners. The logo was used until July 1, 2012 as a preparation of PTV's reformat.


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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica Bold
Launched:  July 2, 2012

On July 2, 2012, PTV was officially rebranded again with its slogan as "PTV: Telebisyon ng Bayan". On July 11, 2016, during Rodrigo Duterte's administration, the "Telebisyon ng Bayan" slogan was dropped from the logo, retaining the 2012 PTV logo until April 2, 2017. The logo featured the letter P depicting a stylized television with an antenna on top colored in light blue.



Temporary version

Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Custom (temporary logo)

Proxima Nova Extra Bold

Launched:  April 3, 2017

June 28, 2017 (official)

During Rodrigo Duterte's administration on April 3, 2017, its 2012 logo was replaced by a temporary logo (a stylized wordmark of PTV and the channel's name in Gill Sans) as the network prepared for the launch of its new logo on June 28, 2017, which represents the elements of the Philippine flag (three stars, sun, the triangle and the colors of red, blue and yellow) and also the "People's Television" word in Proxima Nova Extrabold font. The temporary stylized PTV wordmark is still used as the station's on-screen secondary logo. Both the temporary logo and the permanent logo appeared on PTV Outside Broadcast (OB) Vans. PTV also kept the slogan "Para sa Bayan (For the Nation)", which was already used since July 2016 (prior to the re-branding).

The temporary logo resembles the 1970 HTV Cymru Wales logo.

2022 (tentative)

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With the incoming administration of Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., a son of former president Ferdinand Marcos, PTV is expected to launch its new logo. President Duterte has already made a proposal, during his first State of the Nation Address back in July 2016, a law that will merge People's Television Network and its radio counterpart Philippine Broadcasting Service into a single entity known as People's Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), which is similar to the United Kingdom's British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

See also

ABS-CBN (1969–1972; Channel 4 frequency/channel space)
People's Television Network