Sunday, January 22, 2012

NET 25 launches its first teleserye “5 Girls And A Dad”

5 Girls and a Dad

Television network NET 25 of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation will launch its first -ever teleserye, “5 Girls And A Dad” on January 23.

This new drama series is timely as it mirrors a phenomenon in  Filipino society – the growing percentage of single parent families. 

Starring respected character actor Richard Quan as the “Dad”, Enzo (Lorenzo Legaspi)  who  has  to  take  care  of  five  daughters  with  ages  ranging  from  17 years  old  down  to  a  newborn,  this  new  drama  series  tackles  the  challenges and joys of being a single father.

Beauty-queen -turned -actress, Lara Quigaman plays the role of Veron, Enzo’s wife.   The couple has five daughters, played by NET   25’S new talents  - Dixie Nedic  as  Mimay,  their  eldest,  Kate  Nizedel  as  Anna  Lisa, Abby  Quilnat  as Alex, and child star Chesca “Cruzita” Salcedo who plays Valerie, the child with autism.
 In the story, Veron dies while giving birth to their fifth child, Angel.  With Veron gone, Enzo, a taxi operator/driver, is devastated and is left to take care of their five daughters.

 “5 Girls And A Dad” is written by award -winning writer, Lualhati Bautista and directed  by  Elson  S.  Montalbo.   Co-directors  who  will  also  handle  episodes during the run of the series are Rolly  Palmes, Ray Duvane de Leon and Mike Silva.   It  will  air  Monday  to  Friday,  from  7:30  p.m.  To  8:30  p.m.,  starting  on January 23.

“5  Girls  And  A  Dad”  will  also  showcase  the  dramatic  as  well  as  comedic talents  of   veteren  character  actors  Leo  Martinez,  who  plays  Jupiter,  Veron’s father,  and  Vangie  Labalan,  who  plays  Venus,  Enzo’s  mother.    Both  have played various challenging roles in film, TV and theater. 

It also features Chesca Salcedo, who is better known for her role as “Cruzita”, the  daughter  of  Marimar  in  the  2007  teleserye  in  GMA7,  an  adaptation  from the hit Mexican Telenovela, “Marimar”.

“5  Girls  And  A  Dad”  is  EBC -NET  25’s  first  teleserye,  which  promises to captivate the audience with its storyline focusing on Filipino family values. 

This  is  the  first  major  drama  series  of  NET  25’s  Entertainment  TV  Division, which  aims  to  deliver  more  quality  programs  for  EBC  and  the  viewing  public this year.  

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