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Following the success of TV Patrol in Metro Manila and the entire Philippines, regional versions of the newscast were developed-thus sparking various editions of TV Patrol in the country, and eventually, the rise of shows of other genres in the vernacular in ABS-CBN Regional Stations that became hits in the regions.  The regional editions of TV Patrol, most of them launched as early as 1988, continue to broadcast news events in their respective localities until now, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the national TV Patrol.

Sources: Sun Star, Wikipedia, ABS-CBN TV Manila Broadcasts

TV Patrol Laoag

  • Airs in Ilocano from ABS-CBN TV-7 Laoag  
  • Covers news events in and out of Laoag City and various towns of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Cagayan Province, Abra and Kalinga Apayao, among them the news events related to the family of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos  
  • Former Anchor: George Paul Guerrero** 
  • Current Anchor: Victor Andal*
  • Current Patrollers (Patrol ti Ilokano): Rezlyn Salud, Randy Menor, Monette Soriano, Elen Lagat 

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Laoag City correspondent
**-ABS-CBN Manila�s former Laoag City correspondent

TV Patrol Cagayan Valley  

  • Formerly TV Patrol Isabela; fused with TV Patrol Tuguegarao
  • Airs in Ilocano from ABS-CBN TV-2/TV-23 Isabela
  • Also seen on TV-3 Tuguegarao and TV-22 Baler
  • Covers news events in Kalinga, Apayao and the entire Cagayan Valley region
  • Current Anchor: Darlene Gemino
  • Current Patrollers: Mae Cortez*, Menard Gabitan, Lopez Alicum, Jeanna Ongan, Bridgette Mayor, Julius Camba, PJ Cabanos, Harris Julio

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Cagayan Valley correspondent

TV Patrol Northern Luzon 

  • Formerly TV Patrol Baguio 
  • Fused with TV Patrol Dagupan as TV Patrol Northern Luzon until 2006 
  • Airs in Tagalog from ABS-CBN TV-3/TV-32 Baguio City 
  • Also seen on TV-3 San Fernando (in La Union) and TV-11 Mountain Province 
  • Covers news events in Baguio City, Benguet, Mountain Province, Ifugao, La Union and parts of Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, Abra, Nueva Viscaya and Quirino like the 7-16-1990 Northern/Central Luzon earthquake and the annual Panagbenga Festival 
  • Former Anchor: Jillian Julio** 
  • Current Anchors: Dhobie de Guzman*, Pia Gutierrez* 
  • Current Patrollers: Malu Echeverria*, Christian Rillorta*, Xenia Ribaya, Butch Mendizabal, Cara Dulatre, Kristin Addacu, Philip Erpelo, Franz Soliman 

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Baguio City correspondent
**-ABS-CBN Manila�s former Baguio City correspondent

TV Patrol North Central Luzon

  • Formerly TV Patrol Dagupan; a spin-off of TV Patrol Northern Luzon
  • Fused with TV Patrol Baguio as TV Patrol Northern Luzon until 2006
  • Airs in Tagalog from ABS-CBN TV-3/TV-32 Dagupan City
  • Also seen on TV-3/TV-30 Cabanatuan City and TV-34 Tarlac
  • Covers news events in Pangasinan, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija, and parts of Zambales, like the 7-16-1990 Nothern/Central Luzon earthquake, and the annual Pista�y Dayat Festival and the annual Feast of Our Lady of Manaoag
  • Former Anchor: Janice Abrogar
  • Current Anchors: Cris Zuniga*, Mae Viray*
  • Current Patrollers: Jacqui Aluning**, Terry Aquino*, Fina Montemayor, Jonathan Ortega, Ronald Prado, Noriel Pasiendo, Butch Gamboa, Janice Doria, Jing Ballejos, Kori Quintos, Gesell Capua, France Noguera

*- ABS-CBN Manila�s Dagupan City correspondent **- former ABS-CBN Baguio patroller

TV Patrol Olongapo

  • Airs in Sambal from ABS-CBN TV-12 Olongapo City
  • Also seen on TV-13 Botolan (in Zambales)
  • Covers news events in the whole Zambales province including the Subic-Olongapo area
  • Current Anchors/Patrollers: Cesar Villa, Jess Malabanan

TV Patrol Pampanga

  • Launched in 2006-2007
  • Airs in Kapampangan from ABS-CBN TV-46 San Fernando (in Pampanga)
  • Covers news events in the whole Pampanga province including the Clark-Angeles area and parts of Bataan, Zambales and Bulacan
  • Former Anchor: Mike Pangilinan
  • Current Anchor: Gary Puno
  • Current Patrollers: Maricar Maquinto, Mylene Valencia, Jeffrey Gomez, Mia Reyes, Gracie Razon Rutao

TV Patrol Palawan

  • Airs in Tagalog from ABS-CBN TV-7 Puerto Prinsesa City in Palawan in association with Palawan Broadcasting Corporation
  • Covers news events in the entire Palawan group of islands, among them the seasonal excursions of tourists to Palawan, Palawan�s fiestas and the last days of late ABS-CBN actor Rico Yan
  • Current Anchors/Patrollers: Joel Contrivida, Lourdes Paet

TV Patrol Southern Luzon

  • Launched in 2005-2006
  • Airs in Tagalog from ABS-CBN TV-10 Batangas City
  • Also seen on TV-36 Lipa City (in Batangas), TV-46 San Pablo (in Laguna) and TV-12/36 Lucena (in Quezon Province)
  • Covers news events in the entire regions of MIMARO and CALABARZON, among them the annual Pahiyas Festival
  • Current Anchors/Patrollers: Johnny Glorioso, Vic Pambuan, Arnell Ozaeta

TV Patrol Bicol

  • Formerly TV Patrol Naga
  • Launched in 1995-1996
  • Airs in Bicol from ABS-CBN TV-2/TV-11 Naga City
  • Also seen on TV-4 Legazpi City, TV-23 Daet, TV-11 Virac, TV-10 Tabaco (in Albay), TV-11 Virac, TV-9 Sorsogon and TV -10 Masbate
  • Fused with TV Patrol Legazpi in 2005
  • Covers news events in Naga City, Legazpi City and the provinces of Bicol Region and parts of Southern Luzon, among them the Mayon Volcano eruptions, the Bicol Region landslides, the annual Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia and the Pahiyas Festival^
  • Former Anchors: Tina Sumayao, Dominique Borja, Gerard Lorbes**
  • Current Anchor: Cyrill Torralde
  • Current Patrollers: Aireen Perol*, Rod Macenas*, Monina Avila-Llorin, Rose Olarte-Orbita*, Jose Carretero, Jao Romero among others

*- ABS-CBN Manila�s Bicol Region correspondent
^-now covered by ABS-CBN Southern Luzon
** -former TV Patrol Legaspi anchor

TV Patrol Negros

  • Launched in 12 December 1988 as TV Patrol 4 named such to clarify PTV (now NBN) TV-4 Manila from ABS-CBN TV-2 Manila
  • Renamed TV Patrol Western Visayas in the 1990�s as it covers news events in the entire Region 6
  • Relaunched as TV Patrol Bacolod with the launch of TV Patrol sa Diyes (TV Patrol Iloilo), now covering news events in and out of Bacolod City
  • Revamped in 2007 in its present name as it covers news events in the entire Negros Occidental
  • Airs in Hiligaynon from ABS-CBN TV-4 Bacolod City
  • Covering news events in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental and parts of Negros Oriental and Region 6 provinces, like the 1989 Operation Thunderbolt, the military attacks versus communist rebels, the recent events in Negros Occidental�s haciendas and the yearly Masskara Festival, Panaad Festival, Himaya-an Festival and other Negros Occidental festivals
  • Former Anchors: Harold Limbo (1988), Nick Lizares (1988), Angela Hilado (1988), Stanley Palisada^^^, Alvin Elchico^^^, Dot Amisola^, Elmer Casiles****, Charie Ginete-Ilon**, Christopher Misajon^^^^, Sheldon Sison, Alan John Higanan, Leilani Salem-Alba^^, Jeelyn Aloba
  • Current Anchors: Barbara Mijares, Ryan Gamboa
  • Current Patrollers: Yasmin Pascual-Dormido*, Angelo Angolo***, Ragie Mae Arellano***, Mitch Lipa***, Niko Delfin, Marty Go among others

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Bacolod correspondent; former local TV Patrol anchor
^-became ABS-CBN Bacolod personality, died in 2006
**-now ABS-CBN Iloilo City station head
^^-now ABS-CBN Bacolod station head
***-former TV Patrol Negros anchor
^^^-now ABS-CBN Manila news personality

****-former ABS-CBN Manila's Iloilo City correspondent
^^^^-became GMA Iloilo personality; died in 2004

TV Patrol Iloilo

  • Formerly TV Patrol sa 10
  • Launched in January 2003
  • Airs in Hiligaynon from ABS-CBN TV-10 Iloilo City
  • Covers news events in Iloilo City, Boracay, the provinces of Panay Island and Guimaras such as the 2006 Guimaras oil spill, the seasonal mass entry of tourists in Boracay and the yearly Ati-Atihan and Dinagyang festivals
  • Best Newscast-National Category, 2004 Catholic Mass Media Awards
  • Former Anchors: Nerissa Pedreso
  • Current Anchors: Jobert Penaflorida, Jennifer Garcia
  • Current Patrollers (Patrol sang Banwa/Patrol sang Ilonggo): Israel Malasa**, Nony Basco, Gemma Villanueva, Regi Adosto, Rhoda Garzon, John Mark Guda, Donna Baldeviso, Maria Ausente, Joannah Marie Gonzales, R-Dawn^, DJ Kim^ among others

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Iloilo City correspondent
** - now ABS-CBN Manila news reporter
^- TVP Iloilo�s segment host

TV Patrol Central Visayas

  • Formerly TV Patrol Cebu
  • Launched in 1988
  • Airs in Cebuano from ABS-CBN TV-3 Metro Cebu (established in 1961)
  • Also seen on TV-12 Dumaguete, TV-9/TV-40 Bohol and TV-3 Ormoc
  • Fused with TV Patrol Dumaguete^^^ in 2006
  • Covers news events in the provinces of Region 7 and Region 8, such as the 1989 coup in Mactan, the Ormoc floods in the 1990�s, the 2005 Cassava Cake Poisoning in Bohol, the 2006 Southern Leyte Landslide, the 2007 ASEAN Meet in Cebu, the 2007 Battle of Cebu international boxing event and the annual Sinulog festivals
  • Best Newscast, 2004 KBP Golden Dove Awards (Provincial Category)/2005 Catholic Mass Media Awards (National Category)
  • Former Anchors: Harry Gasser^, Angela Calina**, Ina Reformina^^, Dante Luzon***, Gil Denuro, Fil Lamberang****
  • Current Anchors: Leo Lastimosa*, Haide Acuna
  • Current Patrollers: Rico Lucena*, Kara Mae Noveda*, Juliene Bulambot, Junrey Nadela, Vilma Andales*, Vera Leigh Lasam, DX Lapid, Carine Asotilla, Carmi Cavanlit among others

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Cebu correspondent
^- pre-1972 ABS-CBN Manila newscaster who moved to RPN (then KBS) and returned to anchor TVP Cebu
**- TV personality of ABS-CBN Manila and Cebu, former celebrity housemate in ABS-CBN�s real-life drama Pinoy Big Brother
^^-current ABS-CBN Manila reporter
***-Manila/Cebu/Davao radio announcer who became ABS-CBN Davao TV personality, anchor of TV Patrol regional editions (1988-1989 and 2005-2007 in Davao, 1989-2003 in Cebu and 2003-2005 in Dumaguete) before his retirement
^^^^-launched in 2003, fused with TVP Central Visayas in 2006
****-TVP Dumaguete anchor (2003-2005)

TV Patrol Tacloban

  • Airs in Waray from ABS-CBN TV-2 Tacloban City
  • Also seen on TV-10 Calbayog and TV-7 Catbalogan
  • Covers news events in and out of Tacloban City and parts of Region 8, like the annual Pintados Festival
  • Former Anchor: Bob Abellanosa*
  • Current Anchor: Clifford Nollido^
  • Current Patrollers: Sharon Evite, Gilda Alfaro, Melanie Bingco, Ranulfo Docdocan, Joseph Lapuz

*-Best Newscaster-Provincial Category, 2006 KBP Golden Dove Award
^-former ABS-CBN Bacolod news personality

TV Patrol Pagadian

  • Airs in Cebuano from ABS-CBN TV-9 Pagadian in association with Zamboanga del Sur Maritime Institute of Technology and Zamboanga del Sur National High School
  • Covers news events in Pagadian City and Zamboanga del Sur
  • Former Anchor: Maymay Jongco
  • Current Anchors/Patrollers: Leo Santillan, Tingting Belen, Crismon Llanos

TV Patrol Caraga

  • Formerly TV Patrol Butuan
  • Airs in Cebuano from ABS-CBN TV-11 Butuan City
  • Also seen on TV-12 Surigao City
  • Covers news events in the Caraga Provinces and the cities of Butuan and Surigao
  • Current Anchor: Trini Ladringan-Velasco
  • Current Patrollers: Richmond Hinayon, Charmaine Dumanon-Awitan, Ivonnie Dumadag, Madeline Veluz, Rodge Cultura

TV Patrol Chavacano

  • Formerly Chavacano TV Patrol
  • Launched in January 1995
  • Airs in Chavacano from ABS-CBN TV-3 Zamboanga City (established 1986)
  • Also seen on TV-10 Jolo (Sulu) and TV-42 Dipolog
  • Covers news events in Zamboanga City, parts of Zamboanga Peninsula, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-tawi such as the Mindanao military attacks versus Muslim rebels (late 1980�s to early 2000) and the yearly Catholic fiestas and the Ramadan/Idul Fitri celebrations
  • Former Anchors: Roland Ramos (1995-1997), Irene Covarrubias (1995-1999), Butch Bustamante (1997-2001), Reynerio Candido (1997-2004), Jenny Villanueva* (2000-2007)
  • Former Patrollers (Patrol del Pueblo): Pal Marquez^, Al Ahasbi (1995-97), Queenie Casimiro**
  • Current Anchors: Jewel Mendoza-Reyes*, Mark Natividad
  • Current Patrollers (Patrol del Pueblo): Annie Salon-Gacayan, David Santos*, Leila Vicente*, RJ Rosalado*, Boy Nap Directo***, April Girl***

* - ABS-CBN Manila�s Zamboanga City correspondent
** - moved to ABS-CBN Cotabato City
*** - TVP Chavacano�s segment host
^ - became ABS-CBN News executive and Studio 23/ABS-CBN News Channel anchor; now RPN News head (2007)
^^ - former ABS-CBN Davao/Cotabato personality

TV Patrol Northern Mindanao

  • Formerly TV Patrol Cagayan de Oro
  • Launched 1 May 1988
  • Airs in Cebuano from ABS-CBN TV-2 Cagayan de Oro City
  • Also seen on TV-2 Bukidnon, TV-7 Ozamis City and TV-4 Iligan City
  • Fused with TV Patrol Iligan in 2006
  • Covers news events in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan, provinces of Region 10, the Lanao Provinces and Zamboanga del Norte such as the yearly Filipino fiestas (like the Kaamulan Festival) and the Ramadan/Idul Fitri celebrations
  • Former Anchor: Alden Bacal**, Conchita Mae Tanate
  • Current Anchor: Mylene Sison^, Lorenzo Luzon
  • Current Patrollers: Art Bonjoc Jr, Roxanne Arevalo*, Ronnie Enderes*, Samira Gutoc, Kim Quilinguing, Sheila Joy Labrador, Ad Roel Alcober, Mae Diaz, PJ dela Pena** among others

* - ABS-CBN Manila�s Iligan correspondent, former TV Patrol Iligan anchor
^- ABS-CBN Manila�s Cagayan de Oro correspondent
**-anchor for TVP Cagayan de Oro, now Cagayan de Oro councilor (2007)
^^-moved to ABS-CBN Davao
**-former ABS-CBN Davao reporter

TV Patrol Southern Mindanao

  • Formerly TV Patrol Davao
  • Launched in 1988
  • Renamed TV Patrol Mindanao in the early 1990�s
  • Renamed to its current name during the launches of local editions of TV Patrol in other ABS-CBN Mindanao stations
  • Airs in Cebuano from ABS-CBN TV-4 Davao City (established 1988)
  • Covers news events in the Region 11 provinces and various regions of Mindanao, such as the establishment of the Compostela Valley province and the yearly Kadayawan Festival, and other Davao City festivals
  • Best Newscast/Best Newscasters-Provincial Category, 2000 Catholic Mass Media Awards
  • Former Anchors: Dante Luzon (1989-1990)****, Alexis Joseph Bendijo**, Girlie Balaba***, Joseph Reyes, Alex Santos^^, Annie Salon Gacayan^^^, Melissa Suarez
  • Former Patrollers: Cheche Diabordo, Mabel Sunga Acosta
  • Current Anchors: Stephen Manangan*^, Melanie Severino
  • Current Patrollers: Tina Junsay^, Paul Palacio*, Michelle Robin*, Kharren Serra*, Francis Magbanua*, Art Bonjoc, Jr.^^^^, Claudette Centeno, Jun Bersamin, DJ Monica among others

* - ABS-CBN Manila�s Davao City correspondent
^ - ABS-CBN Davao host (TV-4 Davao, DXAB AM Davao)
**- ABS-CBN Manila�s former Davao City correspondent, became ABS-CBN Manila news personality, now RPN news personality
^^-became ABS-CBN Manila news personality, now weekend TV Patrol World anchor
***- ABS-CBN Manila�s former Davao City correspondent, now Davao City-based lawyer
^^^- ABS-CBN Manila�s former Davao City/Cotabato City correspondent, now with ABS-CBN Zamboanga City
****-famous Davao radio announcer who did radio jobs in Cebu and Manila before anchoring TV Patrol Davao, then became ABS-CBN Cebu/Dumaguete TV-radio personality before going back to ABS-CBN Davao and retiring to Cebu
^^^^-former ABS-CBN Cagayan de Oro TV personality

TV Patrol Central Mindanao

  • Formerly TV Patrol Cotabato
  • Airs in Tagalog from ABS-CBN TV-5 Cotabato City
  • Covers news events in Cotabato City, Shariff Kabunsuan, Maguindanao, North Cotabato, and parts of Sultan Kudarat and the Lanao Provinces such as the Philippine military attacks againts Muslim rebels, the establishment of the newly-carved Shariff Kabunsuan province, the yearly Catholic fiestas and the Ramadan/Idul Fitri celebrations
  • Best Newscast-Provincial Category, 2002 KBP Golden Dove Awards
  • Current Anchor: Lerio Bompat*
  • Current Patrollers: Ferdinandh Cabrera*, Jasper Acosta, Queenie Casimiro*^, Ren Tangonan, Halima Satol

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Cotabato City correspondent
^-former ABS-CBN Zamboanga City news personality

TV Patrol Socsksargen

  • Formerly TV Patrol General Santos
  • Airs in Tagalog from ABS-CBN TV-3 General Santos City
  • Also seen on TV-24 Koronadal City
  • Covers news events in General Santos City, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and the newly-carved Saranggani province, like the annual Tuna Festival and Tiboli Festival
  • Former Anchor: Aladin Bacolodan^, Maja Moralde
  • Current Anchor: Beverly Anne Santos*
  • Current Patrollers: Dexter Ganibe*, Sannie Sambrio, Myrvic Abrasada*, Chat Ansagay, Francis Canlas

*-ABS-CBN Manila�s Socsksargen correspondent
^-ABS-CBN Manila�s former General Santos correspondent, now moved to the United States