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IBC News Tonight

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Directed by  Ellen "Renz" Argano
Country of origin  Philippines
First episode date  11 February 2002
Genre  News program
Presented by  Cathy Eigenmann
Original language(s)  Filipino
Final episode date  5 August 2011
Language  Filipino
Created by  Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by  IBC News and Public Affairs
Program creator  Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Similar  IBC Express Balita, Ronda Trese, News Team 13, IBC NewsBreak, One Morning Cafe

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IBC News Tonight is a weeknight 30-minute news program aired on Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC).


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The newscast premiered on February 11, 2002, replacing Ronda Trese. It was first anchored by Anthony Pangilinan. He was later replaced by Noli Eala several months later. However, Eala eventually left the newscast in 2003 to be appointed as the commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association. He was later replaced by Dennis Principe but left the newscast in 2006 to be acquired by NBN (now PTV), also a government-controlled network. Principe would later be replaced by Gina dela Vega-Cruz. dela Vega-Cruz left the newscast on August 3, 2007 and she was replaced by Joee Guilas, a former ABS-CBN and RPN business correspondent on August 6, 2007. Guilas had left the show to be replaced by the female tandem of Rida Reyes and Thea Gavino on August 4, 2008. Reyes soon left the newscast on September 12, 2008 to be acquired by GMA Network, leaving Gavino as the sole anchor. On November 9, 2009, Reyes was replaced by Atty. Zorah Andam until the latter was replaced by the returning Joee Guilas in late 2010.

Former Express Balita anchors Jake Morales and Cathy Eigenmann replaced Guilas on June 20, 2011. However, Jake Morales left the newscast several days later, leaving Eigenmann as its final anchor. The newscast ceased airing on August 5, 2011 to make way for the evening edition of News Team 13.


  • Anthony Pangilinan (2002)
  • Noli Eala (2002–2003)
  • Dennis Principe (2003-2006)
  • Gina dela Vega-Cruz (2006-2007)
  • Joee Guilas (2007-2008; 2010-2011)
  • Rida Reyes (2008)
  • Thea Gavino (2008-2009)
  • Zorah Andam (2009–2010)
  • Jake Morales (2011)
  • Cathy Eigenmann (2011)
  • Substitute anchors

  • Karen Tayao-Cabrera
  • Jess Caduco
  • References

    IBC News Tonight Wikipedia