“Los Bastardos” steamed up afternoon television with a fast-paced pilot episode that explored the roots of the Cardinal family and filled with action, love, and romance, which brought it to the top of the nationwide TV ratings for its time slot with 15.2% vs. competition (11.5%).
Geoff Eigenmann, in a special role in the series, portrays a young Don Roman Cardinal as the told the story the family patriarch who has five sons from different women. Christine Reyes, also in a special role, played Don Roman’s first love, Soledad, whose tragic demise will spark the Don Roman’s quest for true love.
Netizens expressed on Twitter how they have missed both Geof and Christine. @jonquilprincez tweeted, “nakaka miss naman sina @Christine_Reyes at @Geoff_Eigenmann… love this Pilot Episode. @RSBDramaUnitNew congrats! Congrats din po Miss Vanessa PHR sa story mo po.”
Meanwhile, @FLOTPHI praised the production value of the show which intensified the nostalgic feels of the episode, “Lately ang hilig ng ABS-CBN sa wide shots ha. Tapos itong color grading ng Los Bastardos… doesn’t disappoint.”
@eiramadlaon tweeted an appreciation for the people behind the series, “Nagiging fan na ako ng mga shows ng @RSBDramaUnitNew. Ang husay ng team nyo! Congrats! #LBUnangBastardo”
Keep tuning in to “Los Bastardos” to find out the history of the five Cardinal bastards, namely Isagani (Jake Cuenca), Joaquin (Diego Loyzaga), Matteo (Marco Gumabao), Lucas (Albie Casiño), and Connor (Joshua Colet), and how they will compete against each other for the right to be called the heir of the Cardinal family.
Watch “Los Bastardos” every afternoon on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Gold, right after “Kadenang Ginto.”