Like the famous adage we all know, “love comes unexpectedly” and likewise can be said to television love teams. As we face another year, let’s take a look at this year’s unexpected love teams that became an instant hit in the past year.
First on our list are the Gold Squad members Andrea Brillantes and Seth Fedelin. Called by their fans as SethDrea, the two made their first TV appearance as a love team in the teleserye Kadenang Ginto, playing as Marga and Mikoy respectively. It is no surprise that fans immediately supported the love team as the strength of their chemistry continues to surprise them.
Also part of the Gold Squad are Francine Diaz and Kyle Echarri, who also make a thrilling pair. This adorable tandem also made their first TV appearance as a love team in Kadenang Ginto, entertaining us as Cassie and Tupe. Known to their fans as KyCine, their cute and romantic interaction on and off cam is making their fans beg for more.
Another unexpected loveteam was Maja Salvador and Miko Raval. While the two first shared the screen in the teleserye Wildflower in 2017, Maja and Miko reunited for The Killer Bride and fans immediately noticed their thrilling onscreen chemistry and started shipping them.
That romantic interlude on The Killer Bride wouldn’t be complete without the surprise kilig loveteam of Joshua Garcia and Janella Salvador. Popularly known as JoshNella, these two made our weeknights full of excitement and romance. Since their successful pairing on The Killer Bride, JoshNella would move on to appear together in other projects, notably in a riveting portrayal in the Maalaala Mo Kaya episode “Tren” early in 2020.
Included in this list is JC De Vera and Maris Racal. Playing as Nathan and Peachy respectively, the fans called this unexpected loveteam as PeaNat, combining the characters’ name they played in the teleserye Pamilya Ko. Their onscreen romance is fulfilling the fans’ fantasy to witness how love overcomes the age gap between the protagonists. Maris didn’t expect to be paired with JC De Vera but she has expressed her willingness to work with him again in the future.
Another unexpected loveteam from the teleserye Pamilya Ko comprised JM De Guzman as Chico and Alyssa Muhlach as Pia. With the contradicting aura of their characters in the teleserye, – JM as an uncomplicated and simple man, while Alyssa as the entrancing yet relatable girl – fans were quick to notice that their contrasting charisma makes them compatible for each other. Alyssa appeared in JM’s nostalgic music video to give their fans another round of kilig vibes.
With the way Nash Aguas and Charlie Dizon looked at each other in their scenes together on A Soldier’s Heart, it is no doubt that fans became addicted to these two. Fans would always look forward to seeing Nash as Michael and Charlie as Isabel in their kilig onscreen moments. Viewers are satisfied with their chemistry as they anticipate more projects for this tandem.
Another instant loveteam is Kira Balinger and Grae Fernandez, endearingly known as KiRae. Their portrayal of Hope and Jake in Ang Sa Iyo Ay Akin surely gave the fans romantic feelings partnered with good vibes. Fans are saying that they are one of the thrilling pairs to watch out for. Kira and Grae admitted that they are happy to be partnered with each other and without any questions, their fans feel the same way.
The undeniable chemistry of Yves Flores and Barbie Imperial in Bagong Umaga surely delights their supporters. Barbie confessed that she feels thankful to be partnered with Yves in the teleserye. According to Barbie, even if the both of them came from Pinoy Big Brother and were not yet friends before being cast in the teleserye, Yves helps her by providing the needed emotions for her to deliver scenes well.
Completing our list and is the unexpected loveteam of Tony Labrusca and Heaven Peralejo, also in Bagong Umaga. Fans instantly saw the potential of this loveteam and became hooked to their characters in the teleserye. Both of them exude the perfect combination of hotness, humor and innocence, which add spice to the show.
Know more about the year’s surprising love teams in this Paandar 2020 year-ender special video.