Wednesday, June 20, 2012
AKSYON ON TV5 June 20 2012 News
Aksyon (lit. Action), whose weekday edition is also known as Aksyon Prime, is the flagship news program broadcast by TV5 in the Philippines.It is anchored by Cheryl Cosim and Erwin Tulfo, with special segments hosted by Shawn Yao and Lourd de Veyra on weekdays, while its weekend edition is anchored by Atty. Mike Templo, Maricel Halili, and Jove Francisco.
The program is broadcast Weeknights at 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 p.m. to 12:00 midnight (PST) except for some News5 special programs like News5 Debates and Dokyu5, airs on Sunday.The newscast is simulcasted on AksyonTV and on radio thru 92.3 News FM in Mega Manila.
Aksyon's weekend edition, then called Aksyon Weekend, premiered on April 10, 2010 at 5:00 pm. Co-anchoring the weekend edition were Cheri Mercado, Jove Francisco and Martin Andanar, all final anchors of Aksyon's predecessor, TEN: The Evening News. Mercado, pregnant when the weekend edition first aired, was replaced by Maricel Halili in early August 2010. The weekend edition was moved to late nights on October 10, 2010 to make way for the pilot episodes of Willing Willie. Being absent on his last five weeks, Andanar was pulled out of the newscast to anchor the late-night newscast Aksyon JournalisMO on October 24, 2010.
On October 30, 2010, Andanar was replaced on Aksyon's weekend edition by his co-host on the weekday morning program Sapul sa Singko, Atty. Mike Templo. He joined Halili and Francisco, who remained in the weekend newscast although he was also assigned to the late night newscast. The weekend edition was split into Aksyon Sabado and Aksyon Linggo.