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MANILA — TV5 on Thursday announced that it was launching RPTV, a new free-to-air channel offering sports, news and entertainment programs.

RPTV will air on Channel 9 on analog.

RPTV is set to be the home of the PBA, as well as 3×3 and D-League games. It will also air other sports shows such as the PVL and games of Gilas Pilipinas.

Aside from sports programs, noontime TV show EAT…Bulaga, the show of Ted Failon and DJ Chacha, “News and Public Service”, and Sen. Raffy Tulfo’s “Wanted sa Radyo” will also air on RPTV.

Prior to this, Channel 9 was the home of CNN Philippines, which officially ceased operations on January 31, 2024.

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Originally published on ABS-CBN News.