ABS-CBN issued a statement today, Oct. 1, on Kim Atienza who bid the Kapamilya Network goodbye after 17 years.
Its full statement:
“Today (October 1), Kim Atienza bid goodbye to the viewers of “TV Patrol” after many years of delivering the nightly weather news.
“No doubt, Kuya Kim has become an iconic name on Philippine television just like his predecessor in our primetime newscast, the late Ernie Baron. For 17 years, he shared knowledge and wonder to our viewers, as well as the many young Filipinos who grew up watching and learning from him in “Matanglawin.”
“We thank him for his dedication, passion, and most of all, service to the Filipino people. All the best, Kuya Kim! Forever Kapamilya.”