It’s been two decades now with Knowledge Channel, the educational channel of ABS-CBN. This year, it celebrates 20 years of enriching education with new programs that feature some of the country's stars sharing their love for learning.
Enchong Dee returns for new season of Agricoolture,(starting in October, every Friday and Saturday, 4:30pm). The show is a collaboration betwen the Knowledge Channel and Land Bank that is produced as a learning series for high school students. It shows different agricultural activities and how each of them can be turned into businesses.
In this season, Enchong learns fish farming, the proper handling of fishing equipment and water management, selecting and raising hogs, and yielding good and nutritious crops.
MayMay Entrata joins Khalil Ramos for the fourth run of Puno ng Buhay, (starting also in October, every Monday and Sunday, 3: 30pm). The learning series is designed for Grades 4 and 5 of the K-to-12 curriculum. The show talks about Philippine forests.
Wikaharian, (every Monday and Sunday, 11:30am and 2:30pm), is an animation show that aims to help children with their reading and comprehension skills. Hosted by Ate Michelle Agas and cast of puppets – Buboy, Billy, Chichay, and Chiton – who live in the real and enchanted world, the show teaches children the basics of reading, writing, and oracy using different approaches such as music, dance, illustrations, live action, animations, fun games and activities.
The educational game show on-the-go hosted by Marlo Mortel called Knowledge on the Go!(everyday, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 5:00pm, and 7:00pm) also returns. Carrying an extra large dice and a backpack, Marlo hops from school to school to test the students' knowledge on general topics.
Other new offerings sure to bring joy in learning include Wow, (every Wednesday and Friday, 12:00pm, 3:00pm and 9:30pm) Knowledge Channel's travel program for Araling Panlipunan, Science Says, (everyday, 9:00am, 10.00am, 4:30pm and 7:00pm) is a science experiment program hosted by Knowledge Channel resident scientist Reina Reyes, Art Smart,(everyday, 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm and 5:30pm) and Kwentoons. The highly anticipated college documentary competition also returns with Class Project Year 3(every Friday, 7:00pm) in partnership with ABS-CBN and Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE).
These new programs can easily be accessed online via www.knowledgechannel.org, through portable media libraries, and on-air via the Knowledge Channel shown in the various platforms of the Philippines' leading media and entertainment company, ABS-CBN Corporation.