O Shopping

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O Shopping
OShopping 2015.svg
Launched14 October 2013
Owned byACJ O Shopping Corporation
(a joint-venture of ABS-CBN and CJ ENM O Shopping Division)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i for the SDTV feed)
SloganMaking life easy
Headquarters9th floor, The Avecshares Center, 1132 University Parkway North, Bonifacio Triangle, Bonifacio Global City Taguig
Websiteoshopping.com.ph
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 2.1
ABS-CBN TV PlusChannel 8
Satellite
Sky DirectChannel 11
Cable
Sky Cable
(Metro Manila)
Channel 11 (Digital)
Destiny Cable
(Metro Manila)
Channel 11 (Digital)

O Shopping is a Philippine pay television channel owned by ACJ O Shopping Corporation, a joint-venture between ABS-CBN and South Korean TV home shopping company CJ ENM O Shopping Division. The channel was launched on 14 October 2013, its programs are also aired on ABS-CBN during overnight hours, ABS-CBN S+A during Monday to Saturday Mornings, as well as on the iWant online service.[1][2]

Prior to the launch of its standalone channel on 30 July 2018, O Shopping's programs were launched as part of BEAM TV's content lineup in 2014 until October 1, 2018, as a short-lived afternoon block on state-run broadcaster People's Television Network (at that time as a way to fund its operations), and later via ABS-CBN TV Plus' encrypted channels 3:00 AM. to 5:00 AM. from Monday to Thursday during their respective main programming downtime. As of 2016, O Shopping generates 2.2 million pesos in daily sales or 60 million pesos in monthly sales.[3] About 70% of the product purchases on O Shopping are made via the cash on delivery payment, with a 5% cancellation rate.[4]

History[edit]

O Shopping was launched on 14 October 2013 after ABS-CBN Corporation and CJ ENM O Shopping Division (formerly CJ O Shopping Corporation) signed a deal to create a TV home shopping channel in the Philippines; the TV home shopping channel would be operated by ACJ O Shopping Corporation. ABS-CBN Corporation invested an initial 200 million pesos for the joint-venture.[5] ABS-CBN provides the media platforms and the production of programs while CJ O Shopping provides the products and the logistics.

Hosts[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Victor Anastacio (2013–present)
  • Cara Eriguel (2013–present)
  • Hiyasmin Neri (2013–present)
  • Lesley Lina (2014–present)
  • Sandro Hermoso (2015–present)
  • Justine Peña (2015–present)
  • Jamie Gabuya (2017–present)
  • Maiko Williams (2018–present)
  • Kyle Ortega (2019–present)
  • Adi Amor (2019–present)

Guest Host[edit]

  • BJoy Balagtas (2013-present)

Celebrity Guest[edit]

Programming block[edit]

Current[edit]

  • ABS-CBN (started in 2013, during late-night hours)
  • S+A (5:00 AM to 6:00 AM on Mondays to Fridays; 5:00 AM to 7:00 AM on Saturdays)

Former[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABS-CBN launches shopping channel". The Philippine Star. November 12, 2013.
  2. ^ Camus, Miguel (October 29, 2013). "ABS-CBN invests P200M in home TV shopping program". Philippine Daily Inquirer.
  3. ^ R. Camus, Miguel (August 11, 2016). "ABS-CBN income jumped 76% in H1". Inquirer.net.
  4. ^ Desiderio, Louella (August 14, 2016). "ABS-CBN opening first experience store". Philstar Global.
  5. ^ "ABS-CBN pumps P200M into Korean shopping channel". Rappler. October 29, 2013.

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