A2Z (Philippine TV channel)

free-to-air television network in the Philippines

A2Z, is a Philippine television network. It is the flagship network of ZOE Broadcasting Network in partnership with ABS-CBN Corporation through a blocktime agreement. A2Z's flagship television station is DZOE-TV.[1][2] The network's name comes from the name of the two parent companies, ABS-CBN and ZOE.

A2Z
TypeBroadcast commercial television network
CountryPhilippines
Broadcast areaLuzon, Visayas, and Mindanao (cable and terrestrial)
Nationwide (satellite)
NetworkABS-CBN
ZOE TV
AffiliatesList of A2Z stations
HeadquartersFor ABS-CBN
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, Sgt. Esguerra Ave., corner Mo. Ignacia Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
For ZOE
22nd floor, Strata 2000 Bldg., F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Programming
Language(s)Filipino (main)
English (secondary)
Picture format4:3 480i (SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerZOE Broadcasting Network (under blocktime agreement with ABS-CBN Corporation)
Sister channelsUnder ZOE
Light TV
Under ABS-CBN
History
LaunchedOctober 6, 2020; 3 years ago (2020-10-06) (test broadcast)
October 10, 2020; 3 years ago (2020-10-10) (official launch)
Replaced
ClosedJune 30, 2023; 10 months ago (2023-06-30)
Replaced byS+A
Former namesZOE TV/Light TV (1998–2005; 2020)
Q and GMA News TV (2005–2019)
Availability
Streaming media
Cignal PlayWatch live (Philippines only)

Programming

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The channel's programming are divided into various programming blocks:

  • School Anywhere — an educational programming block, featuring Knowledge Channel programs. It was formerly known as School at Home.
  • Kidz Toon Time — a weekday morning animation block. The block formerly aired every weekday afternoons since the channel's debut.
  • Kidz Weekend — a weekend morning programming block, featuring animated series, kid-oriented shows and educational programs.
  • A2Z Mornings — a weekday morning programming block.
  • A2Z Zuper Hapon — a weekday afternoon programming block.
  • A2Z Primetime — a weeknight evening programming block, featuring local Filipino dramas by ABS-CBN Entertainment, along with two news programs.
  • Libreng Zine — a movie programming block.

References

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  1. "ABS-CBN shows return to free TV after ZOE deal". Rappler. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  2. Aguilar, Krissy (October 6, 2020). "Zoe TV rebrands as A2Z to feature ABS-CBN Shows". INQUIRER.net. Retrieved October 6, 2020.