I Heart Movies

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I Heart Movies
I Heart Movies 2021.png
CountryPhilippines
Broadcast areaPhilippines
Network GMA Network
Slogan
Experience All the Feels
Watch Movies All Day, Every Day, For Free!
Headquarters GMA Network Center, EDSA cor. Timog Ave., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Programming
Language(s)
  • Filipino (main)
  • English (secondary)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Ownership
Owner GMA Network, Inc.
Sister channels
History
LaunchedMarch 22, 2021;3 months ago (2021-03-22) (test broadcast)
April 5, 2021;3 months ago (2021-04-05) (official launch)
Links
Website I Heart Movies on Facebook
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial television Channel 7.05 (Metro Manila and Metro Cebu)
Channel 10.05 (Baguio City and Dagupan City)
Channel 12.05 (Batangas)
Channel 5.05 (Metro Davao)
GMA Affordabox Channel 5

I Heart Movies (stylized as i ❤ movies) is a Philippine free-to-air television channel owned by GMA Network Inc. The channel was on Test Broadcast from March 22, 2021 until March 31, 2021, and was officially launched on April 5, 2021. [1] [2] [3] It airs daily from 6:00 am to 12:00 midnight.

Contents

Overview

I Heart Movies consists of local and Filipino-dubbed international films from its distributors including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, and their own studio GMA Pictures, among others. [3] [2] As a digital channel, I Heart Movies would not compete with other movie channels in the Philippines that broadcast through cable and satellite. [4]

On 5 April 2021, in-time for their launch, the channel released a new Station ID with the Theme Song "I Heart Movies" sung by Rita Daniela and Ken Chan.

Programming

As of April 5, 2021, I Heart Movies films are divided into various programming blocks:

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References

  1. Ruiz, Marah (March 22, 2021). "Experience all the feels sa digital movie channel na 'I Heart Movies'". GMA Network . Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  2. 1 2 "GMA Network launches newest digital channel "I Heart Movies"". GMA Network. March 29, 2021. Retrieved March 29, 2021.
  3. 1 2 Viernes, Franchesca (March 29, 2021). "Watch your favorite local, international movies for free on 'I Heart Movies' digital channel". GMA Network . Retrieved March 29, 2021.
  4. Anarcon, James Patrick (April 4, 2021). "What to expect from GMA-7's digital channel I Heart Movies". Philippine Entertainment Portal . Retrieved April 4, 2021.