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Sonshine Media Network International

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Country  Philippines
Launch date  1989
Founded  2003
Type  Broadcast television network
Slogan  Where Everything is Possible A World of Endless Posibilities Your Way to the New World
Headquarters  KJC Compound, Philippine-Japan Friendship Highway, Catitipan, Davao City ACQ Tower, Sta. Rita Street, Guadalupe Nuevo, Makati City
Owner  Kingdom of Jesus Christ
Key people  Apollo C. Quiboloy (founder) Nelida Lizada (head)
Motto  Where Everything is Possible; A World of Endless Posibilities; Your Way to the New World
TV shows  Newsline World, Newsline Philippines

Sonshine Media Network International (SMNI) is the broadcasting arm of a Philippine television evangelist, Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy. Based in Davao City, it is available via terrestrial broadcast, cable, satellite, and online streaming. Its single television channel maintains 24-hour service through regular repetition of a dozen self-produced Kingdom Programs in English and Tagalog, along with news, public affairs and sports programs. It also maintains a network of radio stations under the "Sonshine Radio" brand of the Swara Sug Media Corporation. The main studios are located at JC Compound, Philippine-Japan Friendship Highway, Catitipan, Davao City and ACQ Tower, Sta. Rita Street, Guadalupe Nuevo, Makati City.

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The Kingdom of Jesus Christ's Media Ministry, known today as SMNI, trace roots on the radio with the program "Pagsusi sa Kamatuoran" on radio stations DXDC and DXUM. In 1992, the ministry launched their first television program, "The Hour of Truth" aired on IBC and ABS-CBN stations in Visayas and Mindanao, followed by "Powerline" in 1995.

It was licensed in late 2003 by the Philippine government to operate 6 free-to-air television channels in key cities across the country.

Current

  • A Day in the life of the Appointed Son of God - short on-trip segment on Give Us This Day; features the activities of Pastor Apollo
  • Daily Dose of David Axel - nightly short segment on Give Us This Day with the Children's Joy Foundation kids
  • Give Us This Day (2003–present) - a nightly show featuring fellowship with the Appointed Son of God, Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy, singing and sharing of victory reports from viewers and Kingdom citizens around the world
  • Gospel of the Kingdom' - a daily preaching program of Pastor Quiboloy featuring The King is Coming Tours from around the world (also aired on KCNS, KIKU-TV, KSCI-TV, WSKY, Canada Hope TV and Joytv)
  • Highest Praise – music videos featuring Kingdom Original Music by the Kingdom Musicians
  • Kingdom Upclose - recent church happenings, including the activities of Pastor Quiboloy
  • Mindanao Karon - a one-hour Saturday morning news and commentary program, hosted by Boy B'laan, aired in the Teleradyo format, simulcasting from DXRD 711 kHz Davao City
  • Newsline World (2006, 2011–present) (formerly Newsline) - SMNI's English late night newscast, aired live every 10pm.
  • SMNI Newsblast (2016) - SMNI News Channel's primetime news program in Filipino language
  • SMNI Newsbreak (2016) - SMNI News Channel's hourly news updates in Filipino language
  • Powerline (1995–present) – a one-and-a-half-hour Filipino-language program of Pastor Quiboloy, where he discusses religious issues and answers queries
  • Quiet Moments – an hour of instrumental praise and worship combined with scenic views from the Garden of Eden Restored
  • Sonshine Kiddie Co. - the newest children's program, which teaches good values
  • Sounds of Worship (1997) - this program airs the live Thanksgiving and worship presentation held in Davao City and different parts of the world
  • The Passion of the Christ - airs during Holy Week only (also aired on TV5 for the Filipino dubbed and censored version)
  • Usaping Bayan (2016) – SMNI News Channel's morning current affairs program hosted by veteran broadcaster Mike Abe.
  • Specials

  • Christmas from the Heart (2003–present) - a Christmas program produced for the benefit of the Children's Joy Foundation, whose goal is "To Feed, To Clothe, and To Send to School Millions of Children in the Philippines"
  • Straight from the Heart
  • Upcoming

  • Sonshine Sports TV
  • Previous

  • Batang Kaharian (lit. Kingdom Child) – a 30-minute religious education program for children sponsored by the Children's Joy Foundation
  • Daily Light – an hour of instrumental praise and worship combined with scenic views
  • Eagle's Eye
  • Generation K - a youth-oriented program produced in cooperation with the Keepers Club International
  • I Am the Way – a 30-minute program of discussion of the Kingdom Doctrines based on the preaching of Pastor Quiboloy
  • International Hour - a program that features bible studies and preachings in foreign languages, done by the Kingdom's world ambassadors
  • Newsline Mindanao - SMNI's news program for Visayas/Mindanao edition (ironically, although the newscast's main language is Bisaya, it is the network's flagship newscast
  • [email protected] - a 15-minute daily news program
  • SMNI Election Watch (May 09 10, 2016)
  • State of the Nation Address Coverage (2013–present)
  • The Hour of Truth - 90-minute religious program
  • The Weekender World - Sonshine TV's 30-minute weekend news program
  • Walk with the Son – a 60-minute program that features testimonies, "victory reports" and life stories
  • Way Ahead - a 30-minute youth-oriented program
  • SMNI TV nationwide

    (*)Off-air

    Sonshine Radio stations in the Philippines

    *Formerly owned by Nation Broadcasting Corporation (now an affiliate by TV5, the company that airs Radyo5 92.3 News FM and AksyonTV) under the name Angel Radyo from 1998 to 2005.

    **Formerly inactive.

    References

    Sonshine Media Network International Wikipedia


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