TV Patrol Northern Luzon
|TV Patrol Northern Luzon|
Ang Mas Pinalakas na Patrol ng Pilipino sa Hilagang Luzon
|Created by||ABS-CBN Regional Network Group|
|Developed by||ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|
|Starring||Dobie de Guzman
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||n/a (airs daily)|
|Running time||40 minutes|
|Original network||ABS-CBN TV-3 Baguio
ABS-CBN Regional Channel
|Original release||November 27, 1995– present|
The newscast is done in a tabloid-style format. It delivers the most recent news and current affairs issues in Northern Luzon in the Filipino language.
It is aired live daily from the ABS-CBN Newscenter Baguio at 5:00 PM, from Monday to Friday, simulcast also on Channel 30 (La Union) and Channel 11 (Mountain Province) and on radio via MOR 103.1 Baguio For Life! with replays on ABS-CBN Regional Channel at 10:00 PM from Monday to Friday, and 6:00 AM from Tuesday to Saturday.
TV Patrol Northern Luzon is anchored by Dobie de Guzman and Maira Wallis. The program is backed by a team of ABS-CBN reporters.
The newscast premiered on November 27, 1995 as TV Patrol Baguio - Northern Luzon's first regional newscast. The first Anchor is Jonathan Ortega when it was separated in Northern & Central Luzon covering Areas. The program has spun off TV Patrol North Central Luzon which now serves as the local news broadcast for Pangasinan, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Zambales and Aurora. The five provinces used to carry the broadcast of TV Patrol Northern Luzon.
The news program offers several segments such as "Sari-Sari" for human interest stories, "RX Patrol" for health issues, Pulis Patrol for police and crime reports. Add to that the revival of the segment "Alam Ba News?" which tackles about everything under the sun with suggested topics from viewers.
On September 16, 2013, TV Patrol Northern Luzon reformatted their logo, opening titles, and graphics similar to the main newscast. The current anchors are Dobie de Guzman and Maira Wallis.
The news program won the 31st Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) for Best News Program. It had beaten TV Patrol, Bandila, and 24 Oras. The program was also nominated for Best News Program in the recent[when?] KBP Golden Dove Awards.
Area of coverage
- Baguio City and Benguet
- Sagada, Bontoc and the Mountain Province
- Tabuk City and Kalinga
- Western Parts of Ifugao (also served by TV Patrol Cagayan Valley)
- Southern Parts of Ilocos Sur (also served by TV Patrol Ilocos)
- San Fernando City and La Union
- Bangued and Abra (also served by TV Patrol Ilocos)