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Coco reveals a new Tanggol as "FPJ's Batang Quiapo" begins its 'bagong yugto' on May 8

May 05, 2023 AT 12:55 PM

Coco thanks viewers for making the series a hit

Primetime King Coco Martin has revealed that his character in "FPJ's Batang Quiapo," Tanggol, will transform into a good and better person as he begins a new chapter in his life in the hit series, which enters an exciting new chapter starting May 8 (Monday).

Coco teased viewers to watch out for the new developments, as well as the new characters who will join the story, as Tanggol finally commits to become a better person by turning his back on his vices.

“Magsisimula na ang bagong yugto ng buhay ni Tanggol. Sa lahat ng kanyang mga natutunan sa kalye, sa Quiapo, at sa buhay, na-realize na niya na siguro panahon na para magkaroon din ng pagbabago sa kanyang buhay. Tignan natin kung ano ang magiging bagong journey ni Tanggol,” said Coco during a media conference recently.

Aside from the shift in Tanggol’s character, Coco promised an explosive episode as the lives of the different characters will finally intertwine and cause chaos among their respective groups. 

Coco also expressed his appreciation to the viewers who continue to tune in from all over the world and for already making “Batang Quiapo” a big part of their lives ever since its premiere in February.

“Nagpapasalamat kami sa lahat ng taong nagmamahal at sumusuporta sa ‘Batang Quiapo’ sa simula’t simula pa. Kayo ang dahilan kung bakit naging maganda ang kinalabasan ng aming programa. Maraming, maraming salamat po sa lahat ng mga pagtulong at pagmamahal niyo sa amin,” said Coco, who serves as an actor, co-producer, and one of the directors of the series.

Meanwhile, the cast members of “FPJ’s Batang Quiapo” have been visiting viewers in their homes in different parts of the Philippines for its ‘Katok Bahay’ activity to personally chat with them about their favorite moments in the series so far. 

"FPJ's Batang Quiapo" premiered strongly in February 2023, earning 44 million total online views in its first week alone. It has consistently hit record-breaking concurrent views online on Kapamilya Online Live and continues to be loved by Filipinos around the world as Tanggol, Mokang, Lola Tindeng, and other characters have become household names.

Don’t miss the action-packed scenes in “FPJ’s Batang Quiapo,” which is inspired by the original story of Regal Films, on weeknights at 8 PM on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, TV5, iWantTFC, and Kapamilya Online Live on ABS-CBN Entertainment’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Viewers who use any digital TV box at home such as the TVplus box only need to rescan their device to be able to watch “FPJ’s Batang Quiapo” on TV5 and A2Z. The show is also available to viewers in and out of the Philippines on iWantTFC, while viewers outside of the Philippines can watch on The Filipino Channel (TFC) on cable and IPTV.

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