ABS-CBN has gone off air as of 7:52 p.m. on May 5.
President and Chief Executive Officer Carlo Katigbak addressed ABS-CBN viewers on May 5 via a TV Patrol broadcast, and clarified that the network would cease operations following the order from the National Telecommunications Commission.
Chairman Mark Lopez echoed Katigbak’s statement.
Bernadette Sembrano said that ABS-CBN's online portals will still be active. ANC and Metro Channel are still on-air.
Reporter Noli De Castro said that while the company was not granted a franchise and a provisional authority to operate, ABS-CBN is committed to serving Filipinos.
A final video rolled after the TV Patrol broadcast, detailing the network's contributions and history during the last 25-year long franchise it was granted in 1995.
"Lupang Hinirang" played, and a list of all affected regional stations was announced.
The screen cut to black, signifying ABS-CBN's sign-off.