TV5 strengthens primetime slot with five new shows


    TV5 continues to live up to its promise of inspiring and empowering its viewers by offering a wave of new programs ranging from drama, romance, action and suspense through their 9:30 p.m. primetime block, Primetime Todo, starting this Monday, November 23. The primetime block brings five new shows to fill their weekday evenings with, namely: “Ate ng Ate Ko” (Monday), “Stay in Love” (Tuesday), “Bella Bandida” (Wednesday), “Carpool” (Thursday), and “Kagat ng Dilim” (Friday).

    Kris Bernal and Isabelle de Leon make their return on screen in “Ate ng Ate Ko,” alongside Jake Cuenca, Tonton Gutierrez, Joem Bascon, Kim Last, and Phil Noble. The story tackles a psychological condition called “dissociative fugue” which is a rare form of amnesia. It air every Monday at 9:30 p.m.

    Next is the romantic comedy “Stay-in Love,” which follows the journey of Maris Racal, who becomes the maid of Ruffa Gutierrez. Joining them are Bobby Andrews, Pooh, Marc David, and breakout artist Kokoy de Santos. It will start airing Nov. 24, 9:30 p.m.

    “Bella Bandida” is an action-drama series loosely based on the classic comic book by National Artist Francisco V. Coching. The series is headlined by Ryza Cenon as Bella Banida, an idealistic doctor who inherits mystical powers and uses them to fight injustice. It premieres Nov. 25, 9:30 p.m.

    “Carpool” is the newest suspense thriller series which will tackle the lives of four young individuals portrayed by Sarah Carlos, Alex Diaz, Kate Lapuz, Kenneth Medrano and Elora Espano. The series starts with the four sharing a carpool ride together, that leads them to a whirlwind of tragedy and horrific hauntings that will continue to follow them. It airs Nov. 26 and will air every Thursday at 9:30 p.m.

    “Kagat ng Dilim,” is the 2020 evolution of the horror anthology series in the early 2000s.

    Four of the most talented directors of the genre were enlisted to craft 13 episodes of terrifying tales. The stories, created by directors Lawrence Fajardo, Richard Somes, Paul Basinillo and Rae Red, will be headlined by Matteo Guidicelli, Cristine Reyes, Maui Taylor and Ella Cruz. It will air every Friday at 9:30 p.m.

    “Ate ng Ate Ko,” “Stay-in Love,” and “Carpool” will have a next day catch-up airing every 5:30 p.m. via One Screen on Cignal TV Channel 09 and SatLite Channel 35. “Bella Bandida” and “Kagat ng Dilim” will also have its catch-up airings: “Bella Bandida” starting November 27 airing Fridays at 7 p.m. and “Kagat ng Dilim” starting November 28, airing Saturdays at 7 p.m.