The broadcasting network founded by Bro. Eddie Villanueva on Tuesday announced its rebranding after it entered a block time agreement with Lopez-led ABS-CBN Corp.
Zoe Broadcasting Network said it will be rebranded as Zoe Channel 11 as “A2Z” starting October.
The company said the network will be home of the newest TV experience for Filipinos as it offers relevant, informative, and entertaining content geared towards spiritual strengthening.
The rebranded VHF channel will serve viewers with uplifting and inspiring shows of life,love and hope, educational programs, local and foreign movies, some of the best-loved ABS-CBN shows through a blocktime arrangement, and programs from licensors like Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN Asia), Knowledge Channel and others.
Some of the programs on Zoe’s Light TV 33 will also air on A2Z.
In a separate statement, ABS-CBN said, “Starting Saturday (October 10), some entertainment shows and movies of ABS-CBN will be seen on the newly rebranded A2Z channel 11 through an agreement between ABS-CBN and Zoe Broadcasting Network Inc.”
Sherwin N. Tugna, chairman and President of Zoe Broadcasting Network, Inc., said A2Z’s line-up of programs were assembled with the goal of fulfilling the spiritual, information, and entertainment needs of Filipinos during this pandemic and beyond.
“Zoe Channel 11 TV gets a new name, a new look, and a new journey serving God and the Filipino people. We strive to provide Filipinos with the best type of programming and bring glory to the Lord above,” he said.
A2Z can be viewed on Channel 11 on free TV via analog broadcast in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. It will also be available on many cable and satellite TV like Sky Cable (channel 11) and more.
ABS-CBN’s television and radio operations as well as its subsidiaries permanently shutdown after Congress rejected the renewal of its franchise to operate.
ABS-CBN Convergence’s franchise expired on March 17, 2020, while ABS-CBN Corporation’s franchise ended on May 4, 2020.