The one and only Superstar, Nora Aunor, is featured in MMK (Maalaala Mo Kaya) Mother’s Day special episode tonight (8:30 p.m.) on ABS-CBN 2 (Channel 8 on SkyCable and Channel 167 ABS-CBN HD).
Nora plays Yolly, a mother who will do anything and everything for her children, four of whom have disorders.
Yolly and her husband (Joel Torre) dream of having children of their own and build a family. Unfortunately, their genes are incompatible. Their firstborn has Down syndrome, while their second and third babies suffer from cerebral palsy.
Despite the misfortune that has befallen their children, the couple loves them like they are normal children, like their fourth child who turns out to be the only one without physical and or mental disability.
When Nick leaves to work overseas, Yolly is left with the responsibility of taking care of the children.
While Yolly has accepted the fact that she is the mother of four disabled children, she isn’t able to embrace the successive deaths of her two children. This is the fact that has made her despondent while holding on to her two other children, one of which also has disability.
This is Nora Aunor’s fourth appearance in MMK. She previously starred in Lot 8 BLk 13 in 1991, Retaso with Joel Torre in 1997, and Lubid in 2002.
Also starring with Aunor in this episode, apart from Torre, are Gloria Sevilla and Suzette Ranillo.
“My Super D’s” super marathon starts today
Dodong (Dominic Ochoa) has finally fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a superhero as he transforms into Super D and saves his son’s life with the help of the powerful blue gem in the Kapamilya primetime series My Super D.
Desperate to save Dennis (Marco Masa), Dodong asked help from Pablo (Nonie Buencamino), a friend of the late superhero Super D (Richard Yap), in getting his son back from the kidnappers. Pablo then helped him find the blue gem, which turned him into the new Super D.
And as soon as he had the gem, Dodong rushed to his son and bravely fought the kidnappers using his newfound super powers.
Will Dodong accept the responsibility of being a superhero now that he already has the blue gem? Is this the start of his battle against evil forces?
Meanwhile, ABS-CBN TVplus subscribers will ge the chance of watching Dodong as he fight crimes and save lives as Super D with no commercial breaks on “Yey!” starting at 6 p.m. today.
Don’t miss the newest-drama fantasy that tells everyone that they can be superheroes through the power of love, My Super D, weeknights before TV Patrol on ABS-CBN or on ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167).
Catch up via iWant TV andskyondemand.com.ph for Sky subscribers.
Dennis Quaid and Kate Bosworth in ‘The Art of More’
Premiering May 24 on Sony Channel, The Art of More is an original Sony production, which exposes the secretive, exclusive and corrupt world of auction houses.
The critically acclaimed original series is a winning combination of thrilling storylines and outstanding casting. Delving into the business of art collectors who employ modern day treasure hunters to pursue priceless artifacts at any cost, it is hard to tell a collector from a criminal. This outwardly glamorous occupation is layered in deceit, fraud and racketeers.
Graham Connor (Christian Cooke) is a new executive at Parke-Mason working for Arthur Davenport (Cary Elwes), a shrewd and eccentric world-class collector of art and illegal antiquities. Utilizing Connor’s connections with a smuggling ring he encountered during his tour in Iraq, they procure priceless artifacts for his clients who don’t care how their objects of desire are acquired.
Dennis Quaid, also an executive producer, stars as charismatic real estate shark Samuel Brukner, who has a penchant for ill-gotten art, and Kate Bosworth as Roxanna Whitman, daughter of the CEO of one of the two warring auction houses.
Whether buyer, seller or something in between, everyone in The Art of More is chasing something they covet and struggling with the extent they will go when unchecked by morality.
Sony’s first one-hour scripted drama series from its U.S based streaming service Crackle.com, will air from May 24, Tuesday at 8.50pm, first and exclusively on Sony Channel, still not available to HD viewers.
Sony Channel is seen on SKYCable Channel 35, Cignal Digital TV Channel 60, Destiny Cable Channel 62, Cable Link Channel 39.
‘Ani-May’ festival on Hero
As the month of May rolls in, Hero TV will be bringing in an amazing Ani-May Festival with a new wave of Japanese series that Anime fans will surely love!
The second installment of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal is now on Hero!
In Yugioh Zexal II, a new enemy has arrived in the form of Barian. The primary target now is to gather the “numbers” and destroy the Astral world where Yuma and his friends live because the new enemy is slowly conquering Heartland City without any hesitation. Get your hearts pumping with this new and exciting action series.
Yugioh Zexal II premieres on May 24 at 11:30 p.m. with new episodes Mondays to Fridays with replays at 5:30, and 11:30 in the morning, and 5:30 in the afternoon.
Otakus (anime and Japanese culture fan in English) should also not miss out on Hero TV’s another offering this May – Fruits of Grisaia.
The series revolves around the story of Yuuji Kazami, a transfer student who has just been admitted into Mihama Academy. He wants to live an ordinary high school life but this dream of his may not come true any time soon as Mihama Academy is quite the opposite. Consisting of only the principal and five other students, all of whom are girls, Yuuji becomes acquainted with each of them, discovering more about their personalities. Slowly, he begins to learn about the truth behind the small group of students occupying the academy—they each have their own share of traumatic experiences, which are far away from the world. It is up to Yuuji to become the catalyst to save them from themselves, but how can he save another when he cannot even save himself?
Watch how their stories unfold, 10:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, with a replay at 4:30 in the morning.
Aside from new titles, the iconic series Devil Survivor, The Eccentric Family, Folktales From Japan, Hetalia World, Initial D:5th Stage, Leviathan, Log Horizon Season 2, Naruto Shippuuden 7, and Ouran Highschool Hostclub will also return on Hero.
Hero is available on SKYcable Channel 44.
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