5 Girls and A Dad: A feel-good Teleserye of Net 25Friday, January 20, 2012
NET 25 launches its first teleserye, “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”. A feel-good teleserye, indeed!
Program Name: 5 Girls and A Dad (Teleserye)
Airing Sched: Starts on January 23, 2012, Mondays to Fridays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Channel: Net 25