TV Patrol Central Mindanao

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TV Patrol Central Mindanao
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Ang Patrol ng Pilipino sa Central Mindanao
Created by ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
Developed by ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Presented by Jasper Acosta
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino
No. of episodes airs daily on weekdays
Executive producer(s) Lerio Bompat
Location(s) ABS-CBN Broadcast Center, Don E. Sero Street, Brgy. Rosary Heights V, Cotabato City
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Original network ABS-CBN TV-5 Cotabato
Picture format 480i (4:3 SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release June 7, 1999 – present

TV Patrol Central Mindanao is the local news program of the ABS-CBN Regional Network Group in Cotabato City and in the whole Central Mindanao.

Anchored by veteran Cotabato City journalist Jasper Acosta, it is aired live daily from the ABS-CBN Newscenter Cotabato at 5:15 PM, from Monday to Friday. It is simulcast on MOR 95.1 Cotabato For Life! and also shown abroad through The Filipino Channel.


TV Patrol Central Mindanao began on June 7, 1999 as the flagship regional newscast of ABS-CBN Cotabato and also a replacement of Davao City-produced TV Patrol Mindanao (now TV Patrol Southern Mindanao). Prior to the launch of the standalone newscast, the network aired regional news advisories since September 1998 from 10:00 AM, 12:00 NN and 3:00 PM.[1]

Area of Coverage[edit]

*Note: Lanao del Sur is also served by TV Patrol Northern Mindanao.
*Note: Sultan Kudarat is also served by TV Patrol Socsksargen.
*Note: North Cotabato is also served by TV Patrol Socsksargen, TV Patrol Northern Mindanao, and TV Patrol Southern Mindanao.


  • Jasper Acosta - Associate Producer


  • Lore Mae Andong - Sit in Anchor for Jasper Acosta
  • Arianne Apatan
  • Lerio Bompat - Executive Producer
  • Albashir Saiden - Sit in Anchor for Jasper Acosta besides Lora Mae Andong

Former Reporters[edit]

  • Ferdinandh Cabrera
  • Quennie Casimiro - She is now a reporter and an Executive Producer of TV Patrol Chavacano.
  • Annie Salon-Gacayan
  • Ren Tangonan
  • Halima Satol
  • Ayesha Gayao
  • Archad Rangan