Anjo Yllana bids ‘Eat Bulaga’ goodbye after 21 years


Actor and host Anjo Yllana announced Wednesday that he is leaving noontime show “Eat Bulaga” after 21 years.

“With a heavy heart… today Aug.11 2020… I submit my resignation… thank you Dabarkads…thank you Eat Bulaga…21 years and it was a blast… Good Bye and all roads to your 50th,” Yllana said in a Facebook post.


Many celebrities sent their love and support in the comments section, including cohost Paolo Ballesteros, and Ogie Alcasid, Nadia Montenegro, G Toengi, and Janno Gibbs.

“Awww. Goodluck labyu,” Paolo wrote.

Janno and Ogie, meanwhile, left heart and prayer emojis on Anjo Yllana’s post.


“Love you! Trust in Gods plans! His is always greater. Stand in faith! Hes moving in your life. Trust!” commented Nadia.

“Sending love and light Anjo,” G Tongi said.

Anjo Yllana became a host of the noontime variety show Eat Bulaga in 1998.

According to Inquirer Bandera yesterday, it turned out that Yllana could be moving to another network.

“Yllana is expected to host a new noontime show in Net 25, which is run by Eagle Broadcasting Corp., according to comedienne Kitkat Favia. She announced her signing with Net 25 on Monday, Aug. 10,” said Inquirer.

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Anjo Yllana bids ‘Eat Bulaga’ goodbye after 21 years

Favia told Bandera the show could start airing around September or October but the title is still being finalized.

Anjo has yet to make an announcement of his own about his new show.

Andrés José Garchitorena Yllana Jr., better known as Anjo Yllana is an actor-comedian, television host and politician.

He started in show business in 1984 with talent manager the late Douglas Quijano. He then auditioned for the teen TV variety show That’s Entertainment after attempting a career as a professional basketball player.

Anjo started ventured into politics in 1998 when he ran and won as the city councilor of the lone district of Paranaque. He was reelected in 2001 and served for a total of two terms before seeking higher office. In 2004, he ran and won the Vice Mayoralty race in the same city. In 2007 he lost in his bid for reelection. In 2010, he ran once again for vice mayor under the banner of Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino but lost.

In 2013, he ran for city councilor, this time in the newly created 5th district of Quezon City, which includes his home barangay, Fairview and he successfully reelected in 2016.