ABS-CBN Entertainment’s newest timely series, “Viral Scandal,” which premiered last night (Nov.15), drew positive reviews from viewers for educating and raising their awareness of timely, relevant, and sensitive issues like women empowerment, cancel culture, the sacrifices of OFWs, and sex education.
Viewers saw a glimpse of the daily life of the Sicat family with Kakay (Dimples Romana) working abroad, while her eldest daughter Rica (Charlie Dizon) managed their household and tried to be a good older sister to her siblings, Bea (Karina Bautista) and Nico (Louise Abuel). The intriguing episode, which highlighted Rica’s strong and realistic attitude on relevant issues, ended with her waking up in bed and seeing blood on the sheets after partying with her officemates.
Netizens highly praised the show on social media, commending RCD Narratives, its stars, daring plot, lessons on sex education and women empowerment, the definition of terms that the show included as graphics, and a lot more and making the #ViralScandal and Viral Scandal Premieres trend on the number 1 spot of Twitter Philippines.
@Mave_nicegirl tweeted, “#ViralScandal is so brave for tackling these issues. Relevant and timely, especially in the digital age of gossip and cancel culture. I hope this will help open the minds and hearts of people not to be too quick to judge others. There might be more to what we see or hear online.”
“Hoyy Grabbee! Ang ganda ng Opening ng #ViralScandal . Napaka realistic grabe totoong yung opening, the Viral Topics in Social Media, Pros & Cons, even the topic about sex education and premarital sex and how families should be open about it. Grabeee ang TAPANG!,” @dellnario shared.
@TheRillMe said, “Ang husay ng @RCDNarratives and bold decision to have this series be on TV. About time naman na magkaron ng series na tumatalakay sa current issues especially sa henerasyon ng kabataan ngayon. love the pilot ep. #ViralScandal”
In the succeeding episodes of “Viral Scandal,” viewers will know what will happen to Rica as her video scandal leaks on social media. See how she and her family react to the judgment of others.
Don’t miss “Viral Scandal” airing weeknights at 9:20 PM on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, TV5, Kapamilya Online Live on ABS-CBN Entertainment’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, Jeepney TV iWantTFC, WeTV iflix.
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