Unang Hirit

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Unang Hirit
Unang Hirit title card.jpg
Title card since 2020
Genre
Directed by
  • Noel Cabacungan
  • Conrado Lumabas III [1]
Presented by
Theme music composerJimmy Antiporda
Opening theme
  • "Unang Hirit sa Umaga" (1999–2002)
  • "Sa Unang Hirit, Nagunguna Ka" (since 2002)
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
Production
Executive producers
  • Amy Sy-Guevarra
  • Janela Paguio
Production locationsStudio 3, GMA Network Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time150–180 minutes
Production company GMA News and Public Affairs
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format
Original releaseDecember 6, 1999 (1999-12-06) 
present
External links
Website

Unang Hirit (transl.First Strike) is a Philippine television news broadcasting and talk show broadcast by GMA Network. It is the longest running morning show in the Philippines. [2] Originally hosted by Ryan Agoncillo, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Suzi Entrata, Mickey Ferriols, and Miriam Quiambao, it premiered on December 6, 1999 on the network's morning line up replacing Mornings @ GMA . Love Añover, Ching-Pascual, Clavio, Nathaniel "Mang Tani" Cruz, Luane Dy, Susan Enriquez, Entrata, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie Sison and Mariz Umali currently serve as the hosts.

Contents

Overview

Unang Hirit premiered on GMA Network on December 6, 1999, replacing Mornings @ GMA . [3] Ryan Agoncillo, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Suzi Entrata, Mickey Ferriols and Miriam Quiambao served the show as the original hosts.

On July 15, 2002, the news broadcasting segment Unang Balita debuted. On April 11, 2011, Edu Manzano returned to the show. [4] A day later, Lhar Santiago accidentally broke his right arm and his injured right eyebrow during the show's segment Tumbang Preso. On October 22, 2012, Jun Veneracion joined the show. Ivan Mayrina also regularly joined the show and introduced as one of the anchors of Unang Balita.

On July 31, 2019, Rhea Santos announced her departure from the show to migrate in Canada. [5] Santos was replaced by Mariz Umali in August 2019. [6] In March 2020, production was halted in March 2020 due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The show resumed its programming on April 13, 2020. [7]

Hosts

Hosts
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Miriam Quiambao
Ryan Agoncillo (2008).jpg
Ryan Agoncillo
Martin Andanar 2018 (cropped).jpg
Martin Andanar
Susan Enriquez at the media coverage of SC decision on Marcos burial and protests Nov 2016.jpg
Susan Enriquez
Atom Araullo at Mendiola, Manila, June 2009.jpg
Atom Araullo
Jolina 2000.jpg
Jolina Magdangal
Recurring hosts
Former hosts
Former segment hosts

Segments

Accolades

Accolades received by Unang Hirit
YearAwardCategoryRecipientResultRef.
199913th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated
Best Morning Show HostsNominated
2000 14th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated
Best Morning Show HostsNominated
2001 15th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritWon
Best Morning Show Hosts Arnold Clavio, Lyn Ching, Miriam Quiambao, Suzie Entrata, Rhea Santos, Martin Andanar, Ivan Mayrina, Hans MontenegroWon
2002 16th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritWon
Best Morning Show HostsArnold Clavio, Lyn Ching, Miriam Quiambao, Suzie Entrata, Rhea Santos, Martin Andanar, Ivan Mayrina, Hans MontenegroWon
2003 17th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated
Best Morning Show HostsLove Añover, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Suzie Entrata-Abrera, TJ Manotoc, Daniel Razon, Eagle Riggs, Lhar Santiago, Rhea SantosNominated
2004Anak TV SealUnang HiritWon
18th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowNominated
Best Morning Show HostsLyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Suzi Entrata, Daniel Razon, Rhea SantosNominated
2005 19th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated
Best Morning Show HostsNominated
2006 20th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated
Best Morning Show HostsLyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Regine Tolentino Nominated
2007 21st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated [14]
Best Morning Show Hosts Drew Arellano, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Eagle Riggs, Lhar Santiago, Regine TolentinoNominated
2008UP Gandingan AwardsBest Morning ShowUnang HiritWon
22nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Won [15]
Best Morning Show HostsLove Añover, Drew Arellano, Arnold Clavio, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Winnie Monsod, Oscar Orbos, Eagle Riggs, Lhar Santiago, Rhea Santos, Regine TolentinoWon
2009 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best New Male TV Personality JC Tiuseco Nominated [16]
Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated
Best Morning Show HostsDrew Arellano, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Jolina Magdangal, Winnie Monsod, Eagle Riggs, Rhea Santos, Regine TolentinoNominated
2010 24th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated [17]
Best Morning Show HostsDrew Arellano, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Susie Entrata-Abrera, Lhar Santiago, Rhea SantosNominated
2011Catholic Mass Media AwardsBest Public Service ProgramUnang HiritWon [18]
25th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowNominated [19]
Best Morning Show HostsArnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Suzie Entrata-Abrera, Lyn Ching, Connie Sison, Pia Arcangel, Susan Enriquez, Drew Arellano, Luane Dy, Monica VeralloNominated
2012 26th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated [20]
Best Morning Show HostsLove Anover, Pia Arcangel, Drew Arellano, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Arnold Clavio, Gaby Concepcion, Nathaniel Cruz, Luane Dy, Susan Enriquez, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Ivan Mayrina, Winnie Monsod, Lhar Santiago, Rhea Santos, Connie Sison, Monica VeralloNominated
20134th Northwest Samar State University Students Choice AwardsBest Morning Talk ShowUnang HiritWon [21]
Best Morning Talk Show HostArnold ClavioWon
27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated [22]
Best Morning Show HostsArnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Danilo Federez, Lhar Santiago, Love Añover, Gaby Concepcion, Drew Arellano, Winnie Monsod, Pia Arcangel, Luane Dy, Connie Sison, Monica Verallo, Nathaniel Cruz, Tonipet Gaba, Susan Enriquez, Ivan MayrinaWon [23]
20141st Paragala Central Luzon Media AwardsBest Morning ShowUnang HiritWon [24]
Best Morning Show HostArnold ClavioWon
28th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated [25]
Best Morning Show HostsArnold Clavio, Connie Sison, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Nathaniel Cruz, Pia Arcangel, Susan Enriquez, Suzy Entrata-AbreraNominated
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritWon [26]
Best Morning Show HostsArnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, Susan Enriquez, Nathaniel Cruz, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Lhar Santiago, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Luane Dy, Love Añover, Tonipet Gaba, Winnie Monsod, Regine Tolentino, Gaby ConcepcionWon
2016 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritWon [27]
Best Morning Show HostsArnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, Susan Enriquez, Nathaniel Cruz, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Lhar Santiago, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Love AñoverNominated
20178th Northwest Samar State University Students' Choice Awards for Radio and Television AwardsBest Morning ShowUnang HiritWon [28]
31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Won [29]
Best Morning Show HostsLove Añover, Pia Arcangel, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Nathaniel Cruz, Susan Enriquez, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie SisonNominated
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowUnang HiritNominated [30]
Best Morning Show HostsLove Añover, Pia Arcangel, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Nathaniel Cruz, Susan Enriquez, Suzi Entrata, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie SisonWon [31]
2019Anak TV Seal AwardsUnang HiritWon [32]
33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Morning ShowWon [33]
Best Morning Show HostsLove Añover, Pia Arcangel, Lyn Ching, Arnold Clavio, Nathaniel Cruz, Susan Enriquez, Suzie Entrata, Ivan Mayrina, Lhar Santiago, Connie SisonNominated

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