QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – FPJ’s “Ang Probinsyano,” the longest-running action-drama series on Philippine television, is finally coming to an end, 4 years after it premiered on the ABS-CBN Network.
The network made this announcement after executives approved the launching of a replacement teleserye titled “Ninja Cops.”
The new series is based on true-to-life stories of policemen who recycle confiscated narcotics. The issue of “Ninja Cops” surfaced at a recent Senate hearings presided over by Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chair Richard Gordon. During said hearings, resigned Police Chief Oscar Albayalde has been linked to the issue.
“Ang Probinsyano” lead star Coco Martin will continue his role as a corruption-fighting cop in the new series.
Reliable sources told The Adobo Chronicles that Senator Grace Poe, FPJ’s daughter, will be the new show’s executive producer. Other than Martin, Poe’s mom, veteran actress Susan Roces will reprise her role as Cardo’s (Martin) grandmother,
“Ninja Cops” airs weekdays at 7:45 p.m.