ABS-CBN forays into the world of podcasting with 19 original shows including “Dear MOR: The Podcast,” one of the most popular podcasts on Spotify Philippines.
The media company has produced a wide array of audio content in recent years, garnering over 7.5 million total all-time plays, and will be launching more podcasts soon including one for the daytime talk show “Magandang Buhay.”
ABS-CBN head of digital Jamie Lopez said the company will continue to grow its podcast business as part of their game plan of telling the most meaningful stories to as many people as possible.
“We will go wherever our audiences go. We recognize that podcasting is another way for us to reach and serve more people, and we are committed to maximize this new opportunity to use ABS-CBN’s content expertise to bring light and joy to the world,” he said.
One of ABS-CBN’s existing shows, Jeepney TV’s “Before They Were Stars: The Podcast,” has begun its second season on Spotify and Apple Podcast with host Jhai Ho.
ABS-CBN’s number one podcast, “Dear MOR,” continues to offer inspiring and romantic stories of love, pain and triumph. For fun and insightful discussions about life, relationships and music, MOR Entertainment has “Sex Love and Relationships with Chico Martin,” “UnliPaps” and “New for You: The Podcast.”
For news-related content, there is “ABS-CBN News Flash,” “ANC Market Edge” and “ANC Podcast,” which was launched in 2019. ABS-CBN News also produces the Halalan 2022 podcast “POV:XYZ” and sports podcast “Post-Game.”
Other ABS-CBN podcasts include CineMo’s “Sagot Ka ni Kuya Jobert” and Star Cinema’s audio drama series “Listen to Love: The Four Bad Boys and Me,” while Star Cinema is behind Angelica Panganiban’s “Ask Angelica” and the “We Rise Together Aftershow” with stars from RISE Artists Studio.
ABS-CBN has lifestyle shows too like Creative Programs Inc. and FYE Channel’s “KapalarHanz” where Hanz Cua offers daily horoscope guides to listeners.
Through a partnership with Podcast Network Asia in 2021, ABS-CBN has launched the podcasts of its digital celebrity shows “Hotspot the Podcast,” “Push Bets Live!,” “Kapamilya Chat” and “Push Most Wanted.” (Story/Photos by: Kane Choa)