Emerging entertainment mogul Albee Benitez has picked Korina Sanchez over Kris Aquino to anchor the magazine show he is producing for Manny V. Pangilinan’s TV5.
This was revealed by a BILYONARYO source after Aquino herself revealed on September 8 that her much publicized return on television had been aborted.
“My hoped for TV comeback isn’t happening, the producer chose somebody else he and his sales team felt was more viable,” revealed Aquino on Instagram. Aquino did not name the producer (Benitez) and his ales team (Brightlight Productions).
Benitez is expected to launch Sanchez’s “Rated Korina” show on TV 5 in the second week of October and the broadcast station is already hyping her channel switch from the former media giant, ABS-CBN.
Sanchez – who is spending quarantine with her twins, Pepe and Pilar, with husband, former Senator Mar Roxas – is scheduled to be interviewed this weekend by TV5 new chief Luchi Cruz Valdes.
Sanchez was among thousands of employees and talents axed by ABS-CBNafter it lost its franchise in May and its application for renewal was rejected in July.
She is currently airing her show on Facebook.