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'MMK' showcases stories of resilience and hope in new episodes

The country’s longest-running drama anthology returns to feature new stories of hope and triumph over life’s greatest crises featuring Sylvia Sanchez, Arjo Atayde, Angel Aquino, Jane de Leon, and Joshua Garcia. 

'MMK' showcases stories of resilience and hope in new episodes
Sylvia Sanchez with ‘MMK’ co-stars from left Arjo Atayde, Rommel Padilla, and Hero Angeles. 
Maalaala Mo Kaya’s (MMK) first new episode is a two-part special directed by Dado Lumibao, featuring the story of Dr. El Bactol (Arjo), an emergency room doctor who helped treated COVID-19 patients, but eventually succumbed to it. Catch Arjo alongside his mother Sylvia and rising actress Jane de Leon. The second part airs on Saturday (Dec. 5).   

Joshua, on the other hand, headlines a father-and-son feature with veteran actor Nonie Buencamino on Dec.12. Directed by Nuel Naval, the episode talks about the life of the fisherman Layot (Nonie) and his son Maro (Joshua), who have different aspirations in life but will try to pursue them with the help of one another. 

Meanwhile, Angel Aquino portrays OFW Vagelyn Tumbaga-Pacio in the inspiring story of a single mother who became the most successful Filipina HR Director of a famous hotel in Dubai. Watch how she rose above the many dire personal struggles that came along her way this January. 

MMK airs every Saturday, 8:45 p.m. on A2Z on free TV and digital TV boxes like TVplus. Digital TV box users can scan and look for A2Z channel in Metro Manila and in some parts of Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Bataan, Batangas, Bulacan, and Pampanga.

It is also available every Saturday, 9:00 p.m. on Kapamilya Channel on cable and satellite TV (SKYcable channel 8 SD and channel 167 HD, Cablelink channel 8, G Sat Direct TV channel 22, Cignal channel 22, and in most channels operated by members of Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association) and digital TV boxes. 

Topics: Sylvia Sanchez , Arjo Atayde , Maalaala Mo Kaya , El Bactol
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