IN PHOTOS: TV5 launches 2016 original online shows

MANILA, Philippines - The Kapatid network TV5 continues to expand its reach to online audiences with the launch of original digital shows lined-up this 2016.

Jasmine Curtis Smith with Ian Batherson (right) and JC Santos (left) star Forever Sucks.
Jasmine Curtis Smith with Ian Batherson (right) and JC Santos (left) star web series Forever Sucks.
At a trade show recently held in Mandaluyong City, TV5 online channel Digital5 showcased online shows that are fresh, fun, flavorful, and tongue-in-cheek funny which can be accessed through website, or on Youtube.

Chot Reyes, chief of Digital5 who also served as the chief of Sports5 opened the trade launch.
"If we support local, together we conquer. Today --the Philippines and tomorrow -- the world," Noel Lorenzana, MediaQuest President and CEO said.

Noel Lorenzana, MediaQuest President and CEO
Noel Lorenzana, MediaQuest President and CEO
Digital5 Studio original content for the first quarter of 2016 includes "Forever Sucks," "Office Dramalala," "Hot Hacks," "The Motherhood," "Woofcam," and "Rock U."

"Forever Sucks" starring Jasmine Curts-Smith, JC Santos and Ian Batherson is a weekly romantic comedy series that tells the story of Izabel (Jasmine), a 170-year-old vampire struggling to fit into the modern world. She finds the perfect job as a call center agent working the night shift. Izabel tries her best to live a normal life as 20-something in the hopes of finding love that will finally last forever. This series will hit online this February 14.

Office Dramalala is a weekly comedy series poking fun at common office shenanigans. Starring hilarious-looking plastic toys, Office Dramalala gives viewers a peek at the funny side of corporate drama.

Forget all that you know about DIY videos. Hot Hacks gives a different take on instructional life/house/car hacks.

The Motherhood is a web series that provides helpful guides and information for moms everywhere.

Woofcam is a reality web series that follows Pinoy Dog Whisperer, Lestre Zapanta as he helps Filipino dog lovers solve their pet-related problems.

Rock U is a short-form animated comedy series featuring the fun, musical misadventures of a young rock band called Sci-fi Tinapay.

Tune in also for D5'S returning series "Kwentong Barbero," "Tanods" and "PHENOMS."

Tanods is a sitcom that follows the misadventures of barangay tanods, starring “Bayaw” Jun Sabayton as Brgy. Captain Roger Grace.

Kwentong Barbero returns with our favourite neighborhood barber, Ponso and his usual bag of tall tales and unsatisfied customers. The new season features an upgraded "bar"-bershop, Ponso's new receptionist/ bartender Jergeryn and more of Ponso’s old tricks and social commentary on pop culture, social media and local events.

PHENOMS is a weekly look at the lifestyles of two of today's young superstar athletes - Kiefer Ravena and Alyssa Valdez.

Here are some of the photos from TV5  trade launch:

trade launch TV5
TV5 trade launch at Media Centre in Mandaluyong City
Joyce Pring hoted the trade launch event
Radio jock Joyce Pring hosted the trade launch event
joyce pring with forever suck stars
Joyce Pring with Forever Sucks stars
Jun Sabayton and the gang of Tanods Season 2
Jun Sabayton and the gang of Tanods Season 2
As media consumption habits shift to digital and mobile, TV5 is adjusting its approach to content creation and delivery to bring the right material and put it on the right platforms for the best viewing experience possible.

Head of Digital5 Lloyd Manaloto (left), Chot Reyes and TV5's management
Head of Digital5 Lloyd Manaloto (left), Chot Reyes and TV5's management

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