Since summer 2015, LA18 has expanded its Filipino programming block to meet the community’s great demand for more content.
LA18 offers viewers exclusive dramas and news by TV5 in addition to its already established line-up. The block kicks off with a highly requested drama program at 3:00 PM. LA18’s original lifestyle/talk show Kababayan Today with G Töngi at 3:30 PM, followed by the popular Aksyon News program.
The latest Filipino drama to air on LA18 is LolaBasyang.com, beginning September 13. This modern fantasy series re-imagines the timeless Pinoy icon Lola Basyang, who has become synonymous to storytelling, and the vast collection of folklore that is inherent to Filipino culture. Starring veteran actress Boots Anson-Roa in the title role.
LA18 is the only place viewers can watch these highly regarded programs in the U.S. free, over-the-air!