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Magandang Umaga Po

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Country of origin  Philippines
First episode date  15 September 1986
Number of episodes  2,641
Original network  ABS-CBN
Final episode date  27 January 1995
Program creator  ABS-CBN
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Created by  ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation
Starring  Noli de Castro Korina Sanchez
Running time  3-hours (1986-1991) 3-hours and 30 minutes (1991-1995)
Original release  September 15, 1986 (1986-09-15) – January 27, 1995 (1995-01-27)
Developed by  ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Genres  News, Feature story, Talk show
Similar  Magandang Umaga - Pilipinas, Pulso: Aksyon Balita, ABS‑CBN Insider, Hoy Gising!, Balitang K

Magandang Umaga Po formerly known as Good Morning Philippines and Magandang Umaga was a morning show of ABS-CBN from September 15, 1986 up to January 27, 1995. This was the first morning show after the network's Martial Law shutdown in 1972, 14 years ago. It was later replaced by Alas Singko Y Medya due to the network's reformat of shows.



Magandang Umaga Po was first aired on September 15, 1986 where ABS-CBN returned on-air since September 14, they have with the morning host Noli "Kabayan" de Castro and Korina Sanchez. de Castro was replaced by Eagle Riggs in 1989. In 1992, Riggs left when he was off-air, but de Castro returned as a co-host with Sanchez and Erwin Tulfo. Sanchez and de Castro decided to leave the show after it was revealed that it would be replaced and to prepare for the launch of a rumored new morning program. Magandang Umaga Po has aired its final episode on January 27, 1995, after 8 years. It was replaced by Asia Business News to occupied for the extension of the timeslot of MUP, after seven months it was replaced by the new morning program, Alas Singko Y Medya which premiered on August 7.

On September 6, 1993, the first regional morning show was launched entitled Maayong Buntag Mindanao (ABS-CBN TV-4 Davao) as a local counterpart of the said national morning show.


The show was used the theme from NBC's Today used from 1978 to 1981 titled "This Is Today" music by Ray Ellis considered as the show's for the morning program.


  • Noli de Castro (1986–1989; 1992-1995)
  • Korina Sanchez (1986–1995)
  • Luchi Cruz-Valdes (1986)
  • Eagle Riggs (1989–1992)
  • Erwin Tulfo (1990–1995)
  • Jimmy Santos (1990)
  • Johnny Delgado (1991)
  • Pia Hontiveros (1993-1995)
  • Jun Encarnacion (1986-1995)
  • Dandi Ranillo (1986-1989)
  • Bill Velasco (1986-1989)
  • Angelique Lazo (1987-1988)
  • Segments

  • Magandang Umaga Balita
  • Magluto Tayo
  • Sine Sine
  • Showbiz News
  • References

    Magandang Umaga Po Wikipedia