ABS-CBN: The General Daughter debut doubled its main competitor

ABS-CBN’s new action drama series The General’s Daughter debuted strongly on Philippine primetime TV with its gripping plot and stellar cast composed of the country’s top-caliber actors led by Angel Locsin.

The series, which stars iEmmy-nominated actress, Angel Locsin, instantly hooked viewers as it scored a national TV rating of 34%, or more than double that of its competitor GMA’s “Onanay” (14%), based on national TV ratings data of Kantar Media.

The actress, who was previously seen in The Legal Wife and La Luna Sangre plays 2nd Lieutenant Rhian Bonifacio (Locsin), a daughter of a military general who is raised and honed to take down their family’s biggest enemy. However, little does she know that she is set up to commit the biggest mistake of her life because the person she is tasked to kill is her real father. The show earned praises from netizens and even topped the list of trending topics worldwide on Twitter until the following morning.

The series is also available through ABS-CBN International Distribution, the top Filipino content providers selling its programming to over 50 territories all over the world and has sold over 50,000 hours of content worldwide.