Ika-5 Utos launched

Kapuso followers can’t seem to get enough of intrigues in love and life, TV series that delve on those two subjects are surefire ratings magnet.

Last Monday,love turns deadly in GMA Network’s newest Afternoon Prime series, Ika-5 Utos.

Ika-5 Utos delves on a harrowing hazing incident that led to the death of a dear son, uncovering old wounds between three mothers and their respective families. Its story is one of deep passion, lust, and heartbreak—all of which could poison a soul, evidently killing someone.

Starring in the new afternoon series threatening to break ratings figures as what Ika-6 na Utosdid are Jean Garciaas Eloisa, a devoted wife and a doting mother; versatile actor Neil Ryan Sese as Randy, Eloisa’s philandering husband; multi-talented Kapuso star Jeric Gonzales as Brix, Eloisa’s loving son and a law student who is also a frat member, they make up the Lorenzo family.

Meanwhile, the Buenaventura family is composed of Tonton Gutierrez as Emil, a humble college professor and a loving husband. Before he got married to Clarisse (Valerie Concepcion), he was in love with Eloisa.  Clarisse, Emil’s selfish and ambitious wife works as an interior designer and secretly jealous of Eloisa. Migo Adecer is Francis, Emil and Clarisse’s middle child who is kind and obedient; Klea Pineda is Candy, the youngest daughter of Clarisse and Emil who falls for Brix (Jeric).

The third family, the Manupils, is made up returming Kapuso Gelli de Belen as Kelly, a social climber who in turn is envious of Clarisse’s upscale lifestyle; son Carlo (Jake Vargas), a spoiled and natural player with violent tendencies whose girlfriend Joanna (Inah de Belen)Carlo’s girlfriend, a nursing student but is from a poor family. Antonio Aquitania is Benjie, Kelly’s laidback husband and a happy-go-lucky office employee.

Ika-5 Utos will intrigue viewers with its varied degrees of emotions—how lust can kill lovers, how passion can ruin friendships, and how love can turn from deep to deadly.

The series is under the helm of notable Kapuso director and seasoned actress Laurice Guillen, the same brilliant mind behind GMA’s highest-rating daytime drama, Ika-6 Na Utos.

Kapuso viewers from across the globe can also catch their favorite Kapuso shows via GMA’s international channels GMA Pinoy TV, GMA Life TV, and GMA News TV International. For the program guide, visit www.gmapinoytv.com.