NU is a brainchild of Henares and radio veteran Mike N. It has carved a niche in the radio broadcast history as one of the very first alternative radio station that plays artists who breaks new ground in music. The relaunch aims to introduce the station to a larger demographic range of audience.
Since then, UNTV became a hour free TV network though it continues to sign-off the air every Monday mornings for regular transmitter maintenance broadcasting not only religious programs of ADD, but also news and current affairs, public service, informative and entertainment programs. The hotel said it was a system limitation on its part while comments from some of the netizens relate this incident to the July 27, centennial anniversary celebration of the Iglesia Ni Cristo INC , a rich and politically influential church in the Philippines and MCGI's staunch religious rival.
On the following day, UNTV started airing with its new and refreshed look. On May 18, , President Benigno S. The law granted PBC a franchise to construct, install, operate, and maintain, for commercial purposes, radio broadcasting stations and television stations, including digital television system, with the corresponding facilities such as relay stations, throughout the Philippines.
The network meanwhile retained its long-time slogan, "Your Public Service Channel". The activity includes upgrading of technical equipment and studio facilities.
The organization is responsible for the daily news and information gathering for its news programs. In , UNTV reporters started delivering pre-recorded reports in different languages.
Province-based reporters delivered the news in Filipino or in their native dialects, while foreign-based correspondents using in English or any foreign languages in their reports. Second-language subtitles were also introduced for the benefit of hearing-impaired viewers English subtitles on all newscasts, but may add Filipino subtitles for regional and international reports.
Rescue First, Report Later. UNTV correspondents are not pressured to break or report news exclusives but encourages media practitioners to prioritize saving lives as part of their profession. SARUF , a recognized army rescue unit in the Philippines, to be rescuers, from first-aid applications to technical search and rescue operations.
A new hotline for emergency situations, UNTV , was also launched. Currently, drones were used by the network in reporting traffic situation. List of programs broadcast by UNTV UNTV's well-balanced program lineup consists of news and public service programs, religious programs, entertainment and informative programs, talk shows, sports shows, and educational programs.
It also launched a regular community prayer aimed at bringing the prayerful lifestyle using broadcast media. Meanwhile, religious programs are produced by the Members Church of God International. Television stations[ edit ] Currently, there are more than ten stations in different parts of the Philippines. UNTV Management plans to cover a majority of the provinces in the Philippines as part of its expansion program in the near future.