What to expect in 2019? ‘Family is Love’ trade event features ABS-CBN’s new movies and shows

  • Family is Love trade event featured new project lineups.
  • The projects were divided into categories: reality and variety, digital, movies and teleseryes.
  • ABS-CBN has yet to announce airing or release dates of said projects.

ABS-CBN introduced and teased some of their movie and TV projects for 2019 during the Family is Love trade event on Tuesday, November 27. The titles were divided into categories: reality and variety, digital (iWant), movies and teleseryes.

Reality and variety.

Word of Dance: Philippines.

Pia Wurtzbach and Luis Manzano are set to host the dance competition, which will include Billy Crawford, Maja Salvador and Gary Valenciano as judges. The grand winner will have a chance to compete in the US version of the said show.

Minute to Win It: Last Man Standing.

Luis Manzano will host the hit game show with all-new challenges.

Search for the Idol Philippines.

This will be the third installment of the Idol series in the Philippines after being aired on Tv5 and GMA Network, respectively. ABS-CBN’s version of this format will see Regine Velasquez-Alcasid as one of the judges.

Hosts and other judges have yet to be announced and nationwide auditions have already began.


ABS-CBN’s streaming platform set to release originals of different genres: Hight, Project Feb 14, Story of my Life, The End, Commuters, Touch Screen, Find the Wasabi, Jhon en Martin and Everybody Loves Baby Wendy.



Starring Bea Alonzo and Charo Santos-Concio, the horror-thriller is centered on a counselor who started to investigate a murder in a Catholic school. This is directed by Mikhail Red.

Heart of Mine.

This will star Jennylyn Mercado, Richard Gutierrez and JM de Guzman. Other details have yet to be announced.

Sakaling Maging Tayo.

McCoy de Leon and Elisse Joson are set to star in lead roles via Black Sheep production and under JP Habac‘s direction.


Arci Muñoz and JC Santos team up on another Black Sheep production directed by Andoy Ranay.


Jodi Sta. Maria is set to star in this horror film project.

LizQuen movie.

Although they already had a story conference, this Black Sheep production (starring Liza Soberano and Enriquel Gil) is untitled. This will be directed by Antoinette Jadaone and is expected to feature a mature LizQuen.


Mea Culpa.

Jodi Sta. Maria, Bela Padilla, Sandino Martin, Tony Labrusca, Ketchup Eusebio, Kit Thompson and Ivana Alawi are set to star in this Dreamscape Entertainment Television series. Dan Villegas is directing.

Nang Ngumiti ang Langit.

This will serve as Sophia Reola‘s debut. She will joined by Kaye Abad and Cristine Reyes under FM Reyes’ direction.

The General’s Daughter.

Starring Angel Locsin as the titular character, the action-drama series is dubbed as the network’s biggest TV production in 2019. This will be directed by Manny Palo and Mervyn Brondial.

ABS-CBN has yet to announce airing or release dates of said projects.



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