GMA powers primetime with Dingdong, Marian, Bong Revilla

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    Marian Rivera
    Marian Rivera

    2020 is shaping up to be an exciting year for GMA as it sets the bar higher with a powerhouse line-up of all-new primetime offerings.

    Kicking off the new year is the TV adaptation of the hit 1984 movie, “Anak ni Waray vs. Anak ni Biday,” starring Barbie Forteza, Kate Valdez, Snooky Serna and Dina Bonnevie.

    Barbie and Kate are set to portray best friends Ginalyn and Caitlyn. Unbeknownst to them, their mothers – Amy (Snooky Serna) and Sussie (Dina Bonnevie) – are mortal enemies who fell in love with the same man, Joaquin (Jay Manalo), who is also the father of both Ginalyn and Caitlyn. Joining them are Teresa Loyzaga, Migo Adecer, Faith Da Silva, Benedict Cua, and Ms. Celia Rodriguez. Max Collins and Lovi Poe make the project more exciting as the young Snooky Serna and young Dina Bonnevie. The show is directed by Mark Sicat dela Cruz.

    Meanwhile, viewers should also watch out for the premiere of the much-awaited series, “Love of My Life” with Carla Abellana, Mikael Daez, Rhian Ramos and Coney Reyes. Tom Rodriguez is in a very special role – the inspirational drama harks on the tale of three intriguing women who will do anything and everything for the love of their lives. It is directed by Don Michael Perez.

    The highly-anticipated local adaptation of hit Korean series, “Descendants of the Sun (DOTS),” is coming, led by Dingdong Dantes and Jennylyn Mercado. DOTS Ph tells the emotional love story of alpha team leader Captain Lucas Manalo or “Big Boss” and Dr. Maxine dela Cruz a.k.a. Beauty. Joining them are Rocco Nacino as Diego Ramos or “Wolf” and Jasmine Curtis-Smith as Moira Defensor. GMA inked a partnership with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for this very important flagship project. Dominic Zapata is the director of the soap.

    After many years, Sen. Bong Revilla, Jr. makes his much-awaited comeback via the drama-fantasy program, “Agimat ng Agila.” In this thrilling and action-packed series, Sen. Bong will take viewers on whimsical adventures that will illuminate moral lessons and tackle societal issues.

    Completing the stellar roster of primetime offerings is the much-awaited comeback of Primetime Queen Marian Rivera-Dantes and her team up with sought-after actor Gabby Concepcion in “First Yaya.” Gabby steps into the shoes of the Vice President of the Philippines who falls for their nanny (Marian). The romance is challenged by the PSG (Presidential Security Group) head, played by Pancho Magno.