Not to be confused with the Philippine version of the Associated Broadcasting Company

The Associated Broadcasting Company is a Magisterian free-to-air television network launched on January 3, 1963. It is the 3rd major television network of Magisteria behind the Magisterian Broadcasting Corporation and The 9 Network.


ABC was established as TV5 on January 3, 1963 becoming the third major television network of Magisteria. It was a success, beating MBC, MBN (now 9) and CBS in it's early years. in 1978, ABC closed due to financial problems, It was filed for bankruptcy, after 16 years, It was bought by the Associated Television Corporation, Inc. as the Associated Broadcasting Company.

Current and Former Programs


Game shows

  • Take It or Leave It (2001-present)
  • Wheel of Fortune (2002-present)

Variety shows

  • Good Afternoon, Magisteria! (1998-2015)
  • Wil Time Bigtime (2004-2007)
  • Happy Afternoon, Nation! (2015-present)
  • Living Colour (1994-present) (Sketch comedy)
  • Hey Hey It's Sunday (Hey Hey It's Saturday version of Magisteria) (1971-present) (moved to ABC in 1999)


  • Extreme House Makeover: Magisterian Edition (2014-present)
  • Magisteria's Got Talent (2016-present)


  • Homeboys (2010-present)
  • The Elliots (2000-2010)
  • Men on White (2017-present)

Talk shows

  • The Almost Late Night Show with Joni Ancalotti (2004-2013)


  • The Truant Woman (2011-present)
  • The Mist (2014-present)


  • The Enchanted Forest (2017-present)

Award shows

  • VGA (Video Game Awards) (every December) (2009-present)
  • Magisterian Television Awards (1996-present) (every December 29)
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