Watch the BA 2017 Year End Report for the Stories that Made the Most Impact on the Filipinos in North America

BA 2017 Year End Report airs tonight, Dec 29 at 6:40 P.M., with a replay on Monday, January 1st at 6:40 P.M.

BA, the reliable resource of Filipinos across North America for news that matters to their community, will be ending 2017 and greeting 2018 with the BA 2017 Year End Report. The special airs tonight at 6:40 P.M. in the U.S. and Canada, with a replay on Monday, January 1, 2018 at the same time.

 BA 2017 Year End Report is an annual review of the biggest stories of 2017 that made the biggest impact on Filipinos living in North America. According to BA Executive Producer Troy Espera, “This Year Ender is particularly special because it’s part of BA’s 15th Anniversary Year.” For this year, BA correspondents from across the country came to the studio in Daly City to celebrate the 15th year milestone of the news program.

The BA 2017 Year End Report covers the following topics:

– 2017 under U.S. President Trump and Philippine President Duterte

– Atrocities and Acts of Terror

– Natural Disasters

– Top news stories from Canada

– Top Showbiz Tonight stories

– Filipino Community Achievements

Anchor Gel Santos-Relos is joined on set by members of the BA news team who provide commentary on stories they covered during the year. The BA 2017 Year End Report also marks the launch of the new BA studio set, designed by Aartvark SF, a multi-disciplinary-creative-concept-to-finish studio whose clients include Al Jazeera+, ESPN, and HBO.

BA Anchor Gel Santos Relos (right) is joined here by Segment Producer Jon Cana (left) and L.A. Correspondent Steve Angeles (center) for the BA 2017 Year End Report. (Photo courtesy of Pia Lopezbanos-Carrion)

The BA team gather at the TFC Studio at the Daly City headquarters to bring viewers the BA 2017 Year End Report. (L-R) New York Correspondent Don Tagala, L.A. Correspondent Steve Angeles, Showbiz Correspondent Yong Chavez, Desk Editor and Senior Correspondent Henni Espinosa, Anchor Gel Santos Relos, SF Bay Area Correspondent Rommel Conclara, Las Vegas Correspondent Bev Llorente, and Segment Producer Jon Cana. (Photo courtesy of Pia Lopezbanos-Carrion)

The new BA set, designed by Aartvark SF, is first used for the BA 2017 Year End Report. (Photo courtesy of Pia Lopezbanos-Carrion)

Espera underlines the significance of the work the BA team does on the BA 2017 Year End Report. “We always look forward to our Year End Report because it’s our way to come together with our viewers to take stock of the past year, while looking ahead to the year that is to come.” Espera adds “examining how we covered the news and assessing which stories made the most impact helps us calibrate how BA can better serve our viewers.”  

 BA 2017 Year End Report airs tonight, Dec 29 at 6:40 P.M., with a replay on Monday, January 1st at 6:40 P.M. on BA’s regular time slot.

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Media Contact:

Pia Lopezbanos-Carrion

ABS-CBN International – TFC

2001 Juniperro Serra Blvd, Ste. 200

Daly City, CA 94014

pia_lopezbanos@abs-cbn.com

1-650-241-5607

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