There is more to mornings than your usual daily-paper-and-coffee habit.
Filipino households are now waking up to brighter mornings with Good Morning Kuya, UNTV’s flagship program.
GMK showcases heightened and unmatched public services, sensible exchanges of stories and opinions, and trustworthy news reports. It also pulls together segments that bring rich, relevant and interesting information aiming to inspire, empower and educate the viewers.
True to its goal and vision, the show is the prime avenue for rendering public services that gear toward the betterment of the community. Its charitable programs include Libreng Sakay and Clinic ni Kuya. It also features the roaming UNTV Radio Booth that not only serves as a mobile-based reporting hub but also a transportable studio that can cater to the concerns of more Filipino households. This, coupled with the snappiest news, weather, traffic and social media updates, the morning show is sure to set standards of what this type of program should be.
The program is helmed by one of the most credible media personalities in the country, Mr. Daniel Razon as the titular “Kuya”. He transformed the program as a melting pot of intellectual minds of hosts who have different educational attainment, social background and interests.
Lawyers, doctors, a chef, a sports enthusiast, a fashionable mother, and of course, our dear Kuya Daniel, join together to extend, go down and give help to those in need.
A show that can be reached via local televisions, internet facilities, smartphone and tablet platforms, and satellite technologies covering over 1000 remote points, Good Morning Kuya is indeed one remarkable morning habit that viewers should not miss.
News, Headlines, Trending Stories and UNTV Projects Update - Regular to the program are the locale and international news and headlines, updates on the station’s public service initiatives including Libreng Sakay, Clinic ni Kuya and Tulong Muna Bago Balita, on traffic and on weather conditions, and the discussion of what’s trending in the fields of technology, social media, science, and of human interest stories.
Verse of the Day - Kuya Daniel shares a verse every day to serve as a biblical reminder to the show’s audience. This is the best guide that the program can offer to its avid viewers. Each particular verse is an igniting factor that fuels wise talks among the hosts about matters on faith and spirituality.
What’s for Breakfast – Diverse healthy meals are presented by Mr. Diego Castro during every early part of the show. Each dish then serves as a breakfast for the rest of the hosts. The recipe, nutritional value and calorie content of the meal are also given to the viewers.
Ikonsulta Mo - A portion where individuals can ask inquiries about legal, medical, government services matters and anything under the sun. They can immediately get answers from the show’s invited resource speakers. Questions can be asked live via satellite covering 1,360 key locations across the country, via the UNTV Radio Booth that roams around metropolitan streets, text questions or e-mail.
Dito Po Sa Amin - The program also celebrates citizen journalism through this segment that showcases stories about anything from a particular place sure to touch the audience’s hearts. An anecdote or a feature article that tickles human interest are best qualified for this portion.
Kaya Mo ‘To - This segment discusses do-it-yourself projects that can perk up your lifestyle and everyday living. It also features entrepreneurs and their respective businesses. This part aims to give inspiration to the show’s followers, emphasizing that each one has the potential to do some worthy activities and even make profit out of these.
Iba ang Pinoy - This is a portion especially dedicated to a Filipino or a group of them that has a story worth sharing and celebrating. Pinoys are known as innovative and creative thus putting them on the spotlight that highlights interesting and unique ideas.
Usapang Pangkalusugan - Hosted by Ms. Lyn Perez, this portion is specifically dedicated to answering health-related queries of the audience. Inquiries from the audience are answered by invited guest speakers.
Biblically Speaking - A dose of spiritual truths from International Evangelist Bro. Eli Soriano. The host of the award-winning religious program Ang Dating Daan answers featured question from the viewers. The inquiries can be about anything under the sun and are answered using biblical perspective.
Serbisyong Kasangbahay - Empowering the marginalized sectors and uplifting the lives of every Filipino are the guiding principles of UNTV. This portion delivers features and updates on the various public service efforts of UNTV and its partners.
Mac Driver -Never feel helpless again the next time your car breaks down. The best way to avoid engine trouble to is to stop it from happening in the first place. MacDriver gives motorists practical advice on automotive maintenance and repair so you can maximize the quality performance of your vehicle.
Kayod Pinoy - The show honours the outstanding achievements of inspiring individuals whose determination and enterprising spirits paved the way to successful careers.
Doktor Musiko - Respected Filipino composer, arranger and singer Mon del Rosario has also a doctorate degree in Medicine. This segment serves as a musical clinic with Doctor Musiko himself sharing his styles and techniques to help aspiring musicians improve their own skills.
Usapang Pambata - Filipino ventriloquist Wanlu with side-kick puppet “Nicolo” capture kids’ attention in engaging discussions about values and other youth oriented topics.
What’s New - Unveils the latest gadgets and technological advancements in the market.
The Medical Team
Joining the GMK Family is a team of medical experts from various disciplines.
Dr. Janis Ann Espino-De Vera is an active consultant in the Institute of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
Dr. Sarah Barba-Cabodil specializes in Aesthetic Dermatology and Anti-Aging Medicine. Her passion for her field led to the inception of Figura Clinica; a successful cosmetics center that provides aesthetic and cosmetic procedures amid a nurturing atmosphere.
Dr. Kathleen Anne Antonio is a dedicated Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon and a Fellow at the Philippine Orthopedic Association (POA).
Dr. Joseph Lee, is a urologist and the Section Head of Stone Center Fatima University Medical Center.
Dr. Bong Santiago, an Internist and resident doctor of Clinic ni Kuya.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
2008 22nd PMPC Star Awards for Television’s Best Morning Show Nominee
2009 Anak TV Seal Awardee and 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Television’s Best Morning Show Nominee
2010 Anak TV Seal Awardee and 24th PMPC Star Awards for Television’s Best Morning Show
2011 SSS Balikat ng Bayan Awards – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism TV
25th PMPC Star Awards for Television’s Best Morning Show Nominee
Gandingan Awards (5th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards) – Best Magazine Program Finalist, Best Morning Show Finalist and Best Morning Show Host Finalist
2012 SSS Balikat ng Bayan Awards – Best Media Partner Television
26th PMPC Star Awards for Television’s Best Morning Show and Host Nominee
2013 Gandingan Awards (5th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards) – Best Morning Show and Host Finalist