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Friday, January 17, 2014

Video: Studio 23's Final Sign-Off

1/17/2014 11:57:33 AM

As several of us witnessed the sudden departure of an old favorite, all I can have is a video recording. Well, just to clear things up – I do not own this. It’s just a recording. I saw this along with my camera phone at exactly 2 in the morning of Friday, January 17, 2014. Those were the very last moments of the 17-year old UHF channel Studio 23. Last five minutes, in fact, though programming wise-speaking it will still fall on their schedule dated January 16.




Anyway, like I said on one of my previous entries, 17 years is a very long serious run. No joke. Maybe it may be short compared to the two huge networks, but believe me – it is indeed a very long. I mean, long enough to establish their share of legacy in the Philippine TV.

And considering the fact that most of the mainstream networks have been producing garbage-like content at present? Indeed, Studio 23 is way too different than them. In fact, they’re a “total package” in my opinion, from NBA to old school sitcoms and action-comedy movies, to WWE Raw to selected Myx programs. What more can you lose (unless they do so)?

Studio 23, thanks a lot! (salute)

Author: slickmaster | (c) 2014 september twenty-eight productions

6 comments:

  1. It's sad to see the Kabarkada go but I'm sure ABS-CBN would be developing a stronger and niche based channel.

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    1. I'm seeing the same perspective considering that first they shy away from turning it into a news format (since they already had two in DZMM Teleradyo and ANC anyway); and second, they air shows that (even on the entertaining aspect), really differs from the typical mainstream content.

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  2. No! I've always liked Studio 23, had just been so busy lately hadn't got the time to watch the cable. Such a loss!

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  3. I love watching at Studio 23. They just know what to give you that you will certainly like. Didn't know they'll be signing off until now.


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  4. Dang! So sad to see Studio 23 go! I agree it's quite the package of a network but at least they've made their mark! :(

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  5. I remember watching "Charmed" on this channel. I fought for my rights to watch TV way past my bedtime when I was in grade school. It was my first act of parental defiance. Hahaha!!!!

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