Coco Martin and Kim Chiu’s love story comes full circle in ABS-CBN’s “Ikaw Lamang”

The Filipino Channel’s (TFC) master teleserye “Ikaw Lamang” will give viewers all over the world a ‘once in a lifetime event’ as the love story of Coco Martin and Kim Chiu’s characters, Samuel and Isabelle (now portrayed by Joel Torre and Amy Austria, respectively), comes full circle in the finale of the drama series airing on October 24, Friday on TFC worldwide (October 25, Saturday in Australia, New Zealand, and Guam).

PAST_Coco and Kim as Samuel and Isabelle

Since its premiere, “Ikaw Lamang” has consistently kept worldwide viewers hooked from the beginning of Samuel and Isabelle’s love story during the ‘70s era, until the blossoming relationship of Gabriel (Martin) and Andrea (Chiu) in the present. Further proving the success of the master drama series is its more than 150 episodes which dominated its time slot in the Philippine TV ratings, its best-selling soundtrack album, and the Twitter-trending performances of its powerhouse cast.

Will Isabelle and Andrea finally escape from Franco (Christopher de Leon), or will he succeed once again to separate them from the men they truly love? Is Natalia (KC Concepcion) going to have a change of heart and finally forgive her mother, Isabelle and sister Andrea when she discovers the truth about Franco’s past? In the end, will Gabriel and Andrea finally get the happy ending that their parents once dreamt of having?

Under the direction of veteran directors Malu Sevilla, Manny Palo, and Avel Sunpongco, completing the powerhouse cast of “Ikaw Lamang” since the start of the series are Jake Cuenca, Julia Montes, Ronaldo Valdez, Tirso Cruz III, Cherry Pie Picache, Cherie Gil, John Estrada, Daria Ramirez, Meryl Soriano, Spanky Manikan, and Lester Llansang.

Also featured in the huge change of the master drama series are characters portrayed by seasoned actors Rio Locsin, Nonie Buencamino, Smokey Manaloto, Arlene Muhlach, Jojit Lorenzo, Alora Sasam, and Mylene Dizon.

Do not miss the historic finale of the timeless master teleserye, “Ikaw Lamang” on October 24, Friday on TFC worldwide (October 25, Saturday in Australia, New Zealand, and Guam). Catch the grand ending via TFC’s official online service, after its Philippine airing and via TFC’s video-on-demand or VOD (Internet Protocol television or IPTV) service available in the U.S.A., Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Relive Samuel and Isabelle’s love’s story on these platforms as well.

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