Seasoned ABS-CBN news anchor Karen Davila is expected to return to Television patrol after 11 years.
This was announced by ABS-CBN in a report today, October 8.
Karen joins Television patrol in the midst of the departure of Noli de Castro, who left the prime-time Kapamilya newscast and ABS-CBN yesterday October 7.
Earlier today, Noli filed a certificate of candidacy to run for senator.
Karen’s Return on Television patrol will take place on Monday, October 11.
Karen first became an anchor of Television patrol in 2004, when the program was relaunched as TV Patrol World, with Julius Babao and Ted Failon as co-hosts.
In 2010, Karen and Julius left Television patrol when Noli returned to the program with Korina Sanchez, in time for the end of Noli’s tenure as vice president as well as the show’s 25th anniversary.
Karen and Julius then snapped up the late night newscast Bandila until 2020, when the program was canceled entirely due to the discontinuation of ABS-CBN.
In 2020, Karen, along with other Kapamilya news anchors, would perform anchor duties for Television patrol after Ted Failon left the show when he transferred to TV5. Henry Omaga Diaz later became Ted’s permanent replacement.
With his definitive return to Television patrol, Karen must leave her current show, the late night English newscast The world tonight which airs on ANC, Kapamilya Channel and Kapamilya Online Live.
ABS-CBN Senior Journalist Pia Gutierrez to replace Karen in The world tonight.
Pia, journalist since 2006 and kapamilya since 2010, is also a member of the Malacañang Press Corps, covering current President Rodrigo Duterte.
With Television patrolIn the absence of free TV, the oldest newscast continues to be broadcast on Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live and ANC.
Apart Television patrol, Karen is also the host of the ANC An advance.
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