Kapamilya journalist Ted Failon was reportedly transferring to TV5 after he decided to leave ABS-CBN.
In a report by Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP) Failon already got permission to transfer network and bringing his show “Failon Ngayon” together with his other staff to TV5.
Failon is also possible to grab his long time partner DJ Chacha to his upcoming radio show.
According to sources, Failon’s morning radio show in Radyo 92.3 NEWS FM would also be aired in TV5.
The veteran journalist who worked at ABS-CBN for a total of 30 years announced his decision to leave ABS-CBN.
He’s going to make his final appearance on TV Patrol on August 31.
ABS-CBN said that the decision of the congress to reject the franchise renewal of their network was the reason why Failon decided to leave.
They’re respecting Failon’s decision to leave and thanked him for his three decades of service to the station.
“Ang pagpapatigil sa radio broadcast operations ng ABS-CBN ang nag-udyok sa hakbang na ito. Bagamat nakalulungkot, iginagalang namin ang kanyang desisyon. Hinahangaan namin ang kanyang husay at pagmamahal sa radio broadcasting, na pinakamabisang paraan ni Ted para makapaglingkod sa bayan,” ABS-CBN statement read.
“Nagpapasalamat kami kay Ted sa dedikayon at paglilingkod niya sa maraming taon bilang isang mamamahayag ng Kapamilya network. Si Ted ay mananatiling isang Kapamilya habambuhay. Hangad namin ang ikabubuti niya sa daang kanyang tatahakin,” they added.
ABS-CBN's official statement: Ted Failon leaves ABS-CBN pic.twitter.com/8115tiOkwi
— Kane Errol Choa (@kanechoa) August 30, 2020
Failon has yet to confirm his rumored transfer to TV5.
Aside from Failon, Korina Sanchez who’s also a known journalist of ABS-CBN was rumored to join TV5.