PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"GMA Network's afternoon drama series, Alakdana, easily strikes its magic among viewers after it pulled in high pilot rating last January 24 based on people data from the more widely recognized ratings service Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.
"Alakdana has outranked its competition on its debut with a rating of 8.1 percent, almost double the 3.9 percent of its counterpart program on the rival channel. This impressive lead continued on the Tuesday and Wednesday after it posted 6.7 percent on January 25 and 6.8 percent on Janaury 26.
"Under the direction of Mac Alejandre, Alakdana is headlined by promising Tween star Louise delos Reyes who quickly captivates audiences with her striking charisma and sheer talent. Direk Mac has only good words for Louise who is touted to become one of the network's prized leading ladies in the years to come.
"The series is expected to set even higher ratings on the coming days especially when Adana (Louise) gets to confront her dark secret of having a scorpion tail on her back. She'll meet Billy (Paulo Avelino) who will capture her heart and become her confidant when people mock her for having an unusual feature.
"Moreover, Adana's life turns upside down when she heads out to Manila together with her mother Teresa (Jean Garcia) and crosses path with the family of Zoila (Jobelle Salvador), the woman responsible for her cursed tail.
"Could there still be hope for Adana, who yearns to grow up like a normal girl and lead a normal life? Will true love be enough to end the curse on Adana?
"Expect more revelations and twists as the drama continues in Alakdana weekdays after Eat Bulaga on GMA-7's Dramarama sa Hapon block."
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