Pokwang, Melai team up for the first time to show beauty of friendship in "We Will Survive"

Comediennes Pokwang and Melai Cantiveros will team up for the first time to show viewers the beauty of life and friendship in ABS-CBN’s newest primetime teleserye “We Will Survive,” which starts airing on Monday (February 29).

Pokwang and Melai will portray two childhood friends who grew up in Bicol who, despite having different personalities, are brought together by life’s unfair certainties and painful experiences.

It will be produced by the team behind feel-good dramas “Be Careful With My Heart,” “Dream Dad,” and “Ningning” – all helmed by veteran director Jeffrey Jeturian.

“That’s how life is, right? No matter what we go through, whatever tragedy we face, we Filipinos will survive,” said Pokwang.

“Viewers need to watch this because it’s a unique offering on primetime. They will get inspiration and good vibes from the program,” pahayag ni Melai.

Get to know Wilma (Pokwang), a reserved beauty salon worker and the breadwinner of her family. She faces one of the biggest challenges in her life when her boyfriend leaves her because she is not yet ready to commit to marriage because of her family.

Meanwhile, Maricel (Melai) is a bubbly and charming manager at a hotel who lost her parents at an early age and was raised by her grandmother. She experiences her first heartbreak when she finds out that her first boyfriend is gay.

But together, they will support each other and recover from their personal disasters.

What other challenges will test Wilma and Maricel’s friendship? Amidst all of these, will they still be able to firmly tell each other “we will survive”?

Also joining Pokwang and Melai in “We Will Survive” are Josh De Guzman, Carlo Aquino, Jeric Raval, Bea Saw, Regine Angeles, Viveika Ravanes, Bing Davao, Alcris Galura, Maris Racal, Joshua Zamora, McCoy De Leon, and Vangie Labalan.

Don’t miss the premiere of “We Will Survive,” the teleserye that however ugly the world gets, there is beauty in life as long as we are together, this Monday (Feb 29) before “TV Patrol” on ABS-CBN Primetime Bida. For updates, like www.facebook.com/WeWillSurviveTV or follow @wewillsurviveTV on Twitter and Instagram.