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WATCH: ABS-CBN releases Christmas station ID ‘Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya’

WATCH: ABS-CBN releases Christmas station ID ‘Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya’

LIWANAG AT LIGAYA. ABS-CBN releases the full Christmas station ID for 2020.

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It's been a tough year for most people – ABS-CBN employees and workers, especially

ABS-CBN’s Christmas station ID “Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya” aired on Tuesday, December 1 right after its flagship news program, TV Patrol.

The video featured ABS-CBN’s biggest names – both from news and entertainment – giving back to individuals and communities whose stories populated headlines and social media during the coronavirus pandemic.

WATCH: ABS-CBN releases Christmas station ID ‘Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya’

Joining their stars and ABS-CBN’s news team were the network’s top executives, Carlo Katigbak, Mark Lopez, and Cory Vidanes, who each put a star on the Christmas tree at the end of the video.

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The lyric video of the song premiered on November 27 with artists led by Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Lea Salonga, Sarah Geronimo, Martin Nievera, and Gary Valenciano.

It’s been a difficult year for ABS-CBN.

In the middle of the pandemic, and lockdowns which forced TV productions into abrupt stops, the network went off air after its legislative franchise expired. A House committee eventually denied ABS-CBN a new franchise, forcing the media giant to retrench thousands of employees. – Rappler.com