Ika-6 Na Utos An International title of Pinoy Series

Ika-6 Na Utos An International title of Pinoy Series

Ika-6 na Utos (International title: A Woman Scorned / lit. Sixth Commandment) is a Philippine television drama revenge series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Laurice Guillen, it stars Sunshine Dizon, Ryza Cenon and Gabby Concepcion. It premiered on December 5, 2016 on the network’s Afternoon Prime line-up replacing Oh, My Mama! and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV. On March 27, 2017, the series extended its airing to six times a week, occupying the Saturday timeslot by Case Solved.

 The story tackles infidelity, adultery, covetousness, illegitimacy, lies, betrayal, selfishnes, revenge, parentage, sisterhood and friendship, matter of choices and crimes; but most especially, family, marriage and love that will prevail against all schemes and odds.

The series is streaming online on HOOQ as video on demand after its television broadcast.

Premise

The series centers on Emma’s journey with the love of her life, Captain Jerome, and his evil mistress Georgia about their road of revenge and rebuilding up the love that has lost, in which the value of fidelity in marriage that will be under risk which will stand principle from principles and scheme from schemes. The series depicts against the actions to the 6th Commandment as Sunshine Dizon takes on the role of Emma, a sacrificial and devoted wife who somehow experienced in real-life after the tragic events between her and her former husband with its mistress. A battle that shall be carried on and to inspire women, families, and couples.

Plot

Emma (Sunshine Dizon) is a loving and doting mother to Austin (Jacob Briz) and oversized housewife to Jerome (Gabby Concepcion) who just recovers from heartbreak due to the loss of his first wife, Lara (Karel Marquez) due to a car accident along with their daughter. Emma as a daughter-in-law suffers under the manipulative hands of Margarita (Carmen Soriano) due to her physical appearance and social class, Rome’s domineering and arrogant mother along with Zeny (Mel Martinez), the gay and opinionated righthand of Margarita. Jerome, a pilot who was cold and distant from Emma, meets Georgia (Ryza Cenon), the temptress who will be eventually his mistress. Georgia will do all to win Rome from Emma and uses her seductive charm to let Jerome fall. With Margarita’s supervision, Georgia will eventually win Rome temporarily due to her successful dark schemes especially a conspiracy night of Emma with Angelo (Mike Tan) the unrequited lover of Emma, are all of a sudden, slept on a same bed. This led to Rome and Emma’s separation. revenge series broadcast by GMA Network. Starring Sunshine Dizon, Ryza Cenon and Gabby Concepcion, it premiered on the network’s Afternoon Prime line-up. Georgia on the other hand, plots to murder Emma together with her partners-in-crime, Selma (Arianne Bautista) and Dave (Marcus Madrigal); but Emma successfully escapes and seeks Angelo and his sister, Flor (Rich Asuncion) for help and revenge. Meanwhile, Jerome, Austin, Margarita, and Georgia rebrandishes life in the United States. Emma, now, a courageous and charming lady, seeks revenge after all the happenings in her life including when her father Noel (Pen Medina) left her mother Lourdes (Daria Ramirez) for a younger woman.

Georgia’s schemes will work as Jerome starts to despise his mistress. As well as Emma’s road for revenge to win back her beloved son and husband from her archenemy, Georgia. Angelo and Emma, now in a relationship, faces trials as when Jerome meets Emma again for a second time around, and learns that the love they had still exists as Angelo’s jealousy drove him to agree and be involved with Georgia’s wicked schemes. Flor, Emma’s bestfriend, will face trials under their friendship due to Emma not paying the love back for her brother that he deserves after all. Loleng (Odette Khan), the supportive to Emma along with Mando (Ollie Espino) and Vicky (Marife Necesito), staff in Fuentabella’s, will discover the plot of Georgia faking her pregnancy so that she will be successful in having a forced wedding with a doubtful Jerome.

After the death of Austin that was unintentionally caused by Georgia’s schemes and wickedness, Emma’s angst and rage against Georgia will grow wilder as Georgia and Emma becomes pregnant, with the same father which is Rome. Georgia’s baby was named Sydney who will eventually die due to her mother’s karma for attempting to kill Emma’s baby in a car collision. Georgia, determined and desperate to do everything to banish Jerome and Emma’s newly offspring, Milan (Angelica Ulip), steals the baby affer it was born, the same day it was allegedly Georgia’s delivery, seeks help for her schemes with Angelo as Angelo agreed out of his unrequited love for Emma. With the help of Selma, Georgia renames Milan as Sydney, and introduces her as their daughter, and of course, DNA test approves that Rome is the father of “Sydney”. Emma, devastated that her daughter Milan “died”, seeks comfort in the hands of Angelo and Jerome despises her for blaming her for what happened to Milan. On the other hand, Loleng evenually discovers that Sydney is Milan through the unintentional force of Dave and Brian. Georgia learns about this, and plots Dave to finish “Doña Consuelo” but Loleng suffers comatose and eventually selective amnesia but is alive.

Emma learns about her daughter that was “killed” by Georgia through a manipulated fire incident in the hospital where Emma delivers her baby through the scheming Brian who wants money for exchange, which leads Georgia to “tokhang” Brian with the help of Dave. This will lead to Emma, to commit herself justice for Milan but through Georgia’s manipulations, the law will order a ‘not guilty’ plead for Georgia. So when Noel, the comebacking, repentive, and now wealthy father of Emma, helps his daughter to take revenge to Georgia, and let Georgia suffer. Noel tortures Selma that will lead to Selma’s temporary hiding in Davao so that Georgia would be helpess but to return as a prostitute and a beggar. On the other hand, Geneva (Angelika dela Cruz), Georgia’s long-lost sister who just married a wealthy Japayuki in Japan, arrives in the Philippines to sort out her mistakes for her family and to reunite with her best friend-sister Georgia. Georgia, under a deep hatred for her sister, which will trigger Geneva to do everything to reminisce the good relationship they once had. Meanwhile, Geneva, the unrequited suitress of Angelo, learns that Angelo is under a relationship with Emma, her sister’s main nemesis. Geneva will do all to win Angelo and help her sister the road for revenge to Emma. Emma, breaking up with Angelo due to the returning love of the latter to Jerome and for Angelo spending a night with Geneva, drives Angelo for attempting to rape Emma. This will lead to Flor’s disgust to her brother and the hate of Emma to Angelo and will make Jerome have a fight with Angelo out of displeasing his fianceé.

In a scheme of Georgia, when Angelo repented and learned that Sydney is Milan, Georgia kills Angelo. Geneva, though being devastated, chooses to support her sister and frames up Jerome for the crime he never committed.

The presumed death of Jerome takes a toll on both Fuentabella and De Jesus families. While both families mourn for his loss and tries to move on with their lives, Georgia and Selma conspired to keep Jerome away from his family. The gunshot incident resulted in an oxygen depletion in the brain causing Jerome to forget his memory. Georgia took advantage of this, changing his identity to Jordan Francisco while she assumed the identity of Athena Francisco, his pretend wife. Emma then meets the Muller family, whom she mistaken as Milan’s adoptive family; wherein she will fall in love with Lyon (Zoren Legaspi), a widower and the adoptive father of Chelsea (Leanne Bautista), the alleged Milan. Meanwhile, Geneva continues to keep Sydney away from Emma and uses the child to fill the void of her loss son. As time passed by, Geneva discovered Georgia’s secret. Georgia plead to keep this secret, which in turn made Geneva an active accomplice. Jordan became a very successful chef, and quickly become friends with hotel owner Lyon. In many occasions, Jordan almost met Emma face to face but this is usually thwarted by Georgia. In an unexpected chance, Emma saw Jordan’s impromptu interview in TV. This encouraged her to search for Jerome’s look alike, believing a chance that Jordan might be her ex-husband. While Georgia continued to insist on her make believe life and love story of Jordan and Athena, Emma collected substantial proofs that Jordan is indeed Jerome Fuentabella. Despite of these, Rome still cannot remember his previous life and continued to be controlled by Georgia, which includes her emotional blackmail as she pretends to be blind after a gas explosion she herself orchestrated.

Cast and characters

Lead cast

  • Sunshine Dizon as Emma Doqueza de Jesus-Fuentabella[5]

A devoted wife to Rome and a mother to Milan and Austin who experienced tragedies brought by Georgia, her main nemesis but learns to rise up for herself and her loved ones.

  • Gabby Concepcion as Capt. Jerome “Rome” Fuentabella / Jordan Francisco

A pilot and the tempted husband of Emma who has a former mistress named Georgia who destroyed his family and fidelity. He later suffered amnesia and reformed by his mistress to Jordan Francisco, a master chef in Batangas. In an unexpected plane accident, he remembered his previous life including his love for Emma and now reunited with his family.

  • Ryza Cenon as Georgia “Adjang” Ferrer / Athena Velasco-Francisco

A femme fatale, glamorous, cunning, and evil mistress of Rome who torments anyone that hinders her affair with him particularly Emma, her main rival. She is desperate to win back Rome whom she renamed Jordan when the latter got amnesia out of her obsessive love for him and creates tremendous schemes against Emma. Later she resides in a mental hospital by Emma and Geneva to her illness but she escaped for her revenge. She is the main antagonist of the series.

Supporting cast

  • Rich Asuncion as Flora “Flor” Trinidad

The ever-supportive best friend of Emma whose friendship underwent trials but stayed strong in good and dark times even after the death of her brother, Angelo, the former lover of Emma.

  • Daria Ramirez as Lourdes Doqueza-de Jesus

The doting mother and serves as a moral compass for Emma who aims for revenge and seen her daughter through highs and lows in life.

  • Carmen Soriano as Donya Margarita vda. de Fuentabella

The arrogant monarch of Fuentabellas and domineering mother to Rome who formerly despises Emma out of appearance and social class but repents and sides with her at the latter and now despises Georgia.

  • Mel Martinez as Zeny

The antagonistic assistant and sidekick of Donya Margarita but later repents and sides with Emma against Georgia.

  • Marco Alcaraz as Capt. Chandler Vasquez

The ever-supportive womanizer and co-pilot, best friend, and sidekick of Rome who witnessed his friend’s highs and lows in life.

  • Arianne Bautista as Anselma “Selma” Legaspi

The ever-supportive arrogant best friend, sidekick, and partner-in-crime of Georgia with her evil schemes against Emma; and has a tremendous rivalry with Flor.

Recurring cast

  • Marife Necesito as Vicky

The supportive house helper of the Fuentabellas who also despises Georgia.

  • Ollie Espino as Mando

The supportive driver of the Fuentabellas who also despises Georgia.

  • Rosemarie Sarita as Mildred Ferrer

The gambler mother of Georgia and Geneva.

  • Charming Lagusad as Becca

The supportive house helper and assistant of Emma who also despises Georgia.

  • Angelica Ulip as Milan de Jesus-Fuentabella / Sydney Ferrer-Fuentabella

The jolly long-lost daughter of Emma to Rome who was manipulated by Georgia to be her dead daughter named Sydney.

Extended cast

  • Angelika Dela Cruz as Geneva “Gengen” Ferrer-Takahashi

The ruthless sister of Georgia who married a Japanese yakuza tycoon out of wealth and had a son who died that drives her to develop a passionate love for Sydney, her sister’s fake daughter. She also despises Emma and serves as her sister’s partner-in-crime who helps for her evil schemes but rectifies her sister’s failures. She is badly in love with Angelo that opposes Emma; but supports her sister Georgia even she is the one that killed the love of her life. She now despises Georgia. She later tells the truth about Angelo’s death and the truth about Emma’s real child.

  • Cai Cortez as Charlotte Amalie “Char” Ledesma

The equally arrogant best friend and sidekick of Geneva.

  • Pen Medina as Antonio “Noel” de Jesus

The wealthy father of Emma who left Lourdes for a mistress but repents and remarries her. He helps her daughter against Georgia’s evil schemes.

  • Zoren Legaspi as Lyon Muller

A French-Filipino tycoon and owner of Hotel Chelsea who falls in love with Emma after meeting her out of the latter’s quest of finding her missing daughter and the alleged death of her husband Rome.

  • Chynna Ortaleza as Maui Alcaraz

A vindictive lady and ex-fianceé of Lyon who goes back to the picture to win back Lyon who has igniting relationship with Emma that makes her despise her and creates evil schemes.

  • Leanne Bautista as Chelsea Muller

The adopted daughter of Lyon who was mistakened by Emma as Milan. She will be used by her vicious adoptive aunt Maui against Emma and Lyon’s igniting relationship. Chelsea has a rivalry with Sydney to Emma’s attention.

  • Lharby Policarpio as Morgan

The business-minded best friend and sidekick of Lyon.

  • Vince Gamad as Darwin

A chef and the newfound friend and sidekick of Jordan in Batangas.

  • Elle Ramirez as Kenya

The equally arrogant best friend and sidekick of Maui.

Former cast

  • Mike Tan as Angelo Trinidad[

The avid suitor of Emma and domineering brother to Flor who was killed by Georgia after knowing the real identity of Sydney which is Milan, the long-lost daughter of the love of his life and as act of repentance of attempting to rape his former girlfriend Emma in which his death framed-up Rome to be in prison.

  • Jacob Briz as Austin de Jesus Fuentabella

o          Zach Briz as young Austin

The jolly and loving first child of Emma and Rome who was undeniably shot to death due to Georgia’s schemes.

  • Bryan Benedict as Nato

A bartender in a bar who was then manipulated by Georgia to kill Emma but turns back and reveals the truth to Emma.

  • Ranty Portento as Brian Santiago[

An accomplice of Georgia who turns back and attempts to reveal the truth to Emma but was gunshot to death by Georgia.

  • Izzy Trazona-Aragon as Alberta Alcaraz-Muller

The wife of Lyon who died in a heart failure and the adoptive mother of Chelsea and Maui’s half-sister.

  • Odette Khan as Manang Loleng / Donya Consuelo vda. de Domingo

The ever-supportive and jolly headmistress in Fuentabella’s who despises Georgia. She will do everything whatever it takes to reveal the secrets of the evil mistress in their home even pretending to be a rich tycoon named Consuelo and revealing the truth of Sydney’s real identity that made her suffer selective amnesia out of Georgia’s orders. She is now in the hands of her daughter Cynthia as she recovers. But later dies after trying to remember the truth while her brain is in condition.

Guest cast

  • Lito Legaspi as Allan

One of Georgia’s sugar-daddy.

  • Toby Alejar as Orlando

One of Georgia’s sugar-daddy.

  • Anna Marin as Anita

Orlando’s wife who torments Georgia after the latter seduced her husband.

  • Bryan Benedict as Nato

A bartender in a bar who was then manipulated by Georgia to kill Emma but turns back and reveals the truth to Emma.

  • Marcus Madrigal as Dave

The loyal henchman of Georgia who does all the evil schemes commanded to him.

  • Sheila Marie Rodriguez as Cynthia

The alleged daughter of Loleng who brings her out of the Fuentabella’s residency.

  • Allan Paule as Danilo

The co-prisoner of Rome who earns his respect and helps him to escape out of the jail.

  • Luane Dy as TV host

The TV host who interviews Emma for Taste of Milan.

  • Aprilyn Gustillo as Grace

A worker in Hotel Chelsea, that was mistaken by Athena as the secret mistress of Jordan.

  • Toni Rose Gayda as Daisy Ferrer-Fuentabella

Special participation

  • Karel Marquez as Lara Salcedo-Fuentabella

The first wife of Rome who died in a tragic car accident along with his very first child.

Production

Casting

Sunshine Dizon was cast as Emma Doqueza-de Jesus that she withdrew from Encantadia to have this show. She plays on the role of Emma, as her bitter tragedy real-life experience takes on the characters.

Gabby Concepcion portrays Captain Jerome Fuentabella, the tempted husband of Emma.

On the other hand, Ryza Cenon and Gabby Concepcion were cast respectively as the antagonistic mistress Georgia and the tempted husband, Captain Jerome.

Carmen Soriano and Mel Martinez reunited since The Half Sisters in 2014 (same time slot with Ika-6 na Utos) where they both played protagonists.

After 11 years, Dizon and Eunice Lagusad reunited since Bakekang in 2006 where they played as mother and daughter.

On the other hand, Dizon and Pen Medina also reunited after 11 years and once again played as father and daughter since Encantadia in 2005 where they both played antagonists.

After 17 years, Sunshine Dizon and Angelika Dela Cruz reunited since Umulan Man o Umaraw in 2000 (part of GMA Mini-Series), Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin in 2001 (both former rivals), and Mundo Mo’y Akin in 2013. Even Angelika, who plays an antagonistic role two years after Healing Hearts in 2015 (playing the role of Nimfa).

Chynna Ortaleza (after playing her role in Mulawin vs. Ravena) and Zoren Legaspi joined the series as an extended cast for season 4. Both of which are reunited in addition to Dela Cruz since Habang Kapiling Ka in 2002 also after 15 years.

Ryza Cenon and Arianne Bautista portrayed their role since Buena Familia in 2015.

Timeslot

Starting March 27, 2017, the show will air six times a week, after it was given an expansion every Saturdays starting on April 1, 2017 replacing Case Solved. It was done by the network due to the program’s immense popularity. This is the first time that a teleserye will be aired six times a week after many years.[

Ratings

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines’ Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Ika-6 na Utos received an 11.9% rating. While based Kantar Media Philippines’ nationwide ratings, the episode got an 11.7% rating. The show’s highest rating occurred on July 20, 2017 with a 21.3% rating.

Based from AGB Nielsen Philippines’ Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement people in television homes, the show received its highest rating on July 28, 2017 with a 10.7% rating.

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Edited By: Umar Farooq

Published By: Ayyaz Saad

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