Unang Hirit (literally First Response or First Strike in Filipino) is a Philippine morning news and talk show aired every Weekday mornings by GMA Network. Previously, it is aired weekdays at 5:15 to 8:30 AM (PST) but as of September 19, 2011, the show started airing from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM. It is also aired internationally thru GMA Pinoy TV at various times.
Unang Hirit was first aired on GMA on December 6, 1999, copying the format of ABS-CBN's top-rated morning show, Alas Singko Y Medya, replacing Mornings @ GMA. Mornings' hosts Lyn Ching, Suzi Entrata, Ryan Agoncillo with new faces of Mickey Ferriols, Arnold Clavio, and Miriam Quiambao started the show as the original hosts pitting up against ABS-CBN's Alas Singko Y Medya.
On March 22, 2010, corresponding with the summer season, newly upgraded graphics have been shown with a summer aspect to it. This was also the day when Pia Archangel, Connie Sison, Luane Dy and Monica Verallo were formally announced on-air that they are officially part of the UH Barkada. A new OBB was also launched again corresponding with the summer season.