Tabi Po, a graphic novel – and a TV masterpiece
Growing up, we were told countless tales about this infamous miscreation in Philippine folklore known as aswang. Always depicted as a flesh eating and ruthless creature hunting for its prey, is that what they really are – mindless killing ghouls?
Cignal TV, through its SARI SARI Channel, brings you a brave and bold TV series about the lives of aswangs in “Tabi po”. Tabi Po tells the story of Elias, a neophyte aswang. Born from a tree during the country’s Spanish era, Elias embarks on a journey with two older aswangs, Tasyo and Sabel, in the quest to understand their true nature. Along the way, Elias meets Salome, a sex slave of the friars, and falls in love with her. In the middle of a rising revolution, Elias is forced to face his own battles – his love for Salome versus his hunger for flesh, the growing rift between himself and Tasyo, the society’s stigma with aswangs, and the battle with his own inner demons.
Sa kakaibang pagkaka-kwento ng panahon ng himagsikan, himbis na bayani, isang Aswang ang isisilang. Alamin ang kwento ni Elias sa #TabiPoTheSeries. Magsisimula sa October 27 8PM sa Sari Sari Channel, mapapanood sa Cignal TV.
Posted by SARI SARI Channel on Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Unlike anything on TV now, Tabi Po shows love, beauty, amidst the horrific lives of these creatures called aswang. Where did they come from? What is their purpose? Is there more to the massive killing, gore and bloodshed typically associated with them? Know the untold stories behind the aswang in this new cinematic tv masterpiece.
This series is a TV adaptation of Mervin Malonzo’s best-selling graphic novel series with the same title that won the National Book Awards for Graphic Literature. Directed by award-winning director Paul Basinilio, Tabi Po stars a powerhouse cast led by Luis Alandy as Tasyo, Phoebe Walker as Sabel, Jourdanne Castillo as Salome, and AJ Muhlach as Elias.
Sino nga ba ang mga tauhan sa Tabi Po? Kilalanin sila, at simulang panoorin sa unang episode ng Tabi Po The Series sa October 27 8PM, dito lamang sa Sari Sari Channel, mula sa Cignal TV.
Posted by SARI SARI Channel on Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Find out which side will prevail, Elias’ true bloodthirsty nature or his deep feelings for the girl he loves the most.
This epic tale premieres on October 27, 2017, and will air every Friday at 8:00 PM until December 1, 2017. Catch it on the SARI-SARI Channel, brought to you by the Philippines’ premier pay TV provider, Cignal TV.
Watch more trailers here.