Tanikala 2017


Tanikala (Shackles) is CBN Asia’s yearly TV drama special that airs nationwide in the Philippines every Holy Week. It features true-to-life stories of Filipinos who fought their way out of the darkness of their lives, and found the light of the truth in Jesus.



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March 24, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 PM on GMA

Nestor Quilat witnessed the tragic death of his parents at such a young age. He grew up fending for himself without any help from known family. Everything he knows, he learned from the cruel streets and prison cells – places he’s considered home. He has forgotten details of his life, even his very name, only one recurring memory haunts him. Will he be able to move past this and forget the faces of the people who stole his childhood, his life?


‘Sa Isang Iglap’

March 25, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 PM on GMA

The greatest test come to those who have devoted their lives to humble service. Abegail Mesa grew up a joyful child, the youngest in the family of Alex and Sol. Life drastically changed when their family lost their beloved father. Longing for what she had lost, Abe went looking for joy, love and acceptance in all the wrong ways. Right when everything seemed to have fallen apart, is it the end for Abe? To what extent can the hope of a genuine change still be attained?



March 26, 2016

Four stories that have left an indelible mark in the hearts and mind of the viewers of the 700 Club Asia.

Danny and Dawn Urquico suffered a problematic marriage. One day, he decided to murder his family when Dawn refused to give him an annulment.

Nett Gochuico grew up with hate towards his abusive father. He became a communist rebel and swore that one day he will get his revenge.

Dr. Mel Gabriel drowned in a life of depression and anxiety. Everything seemed so hopeless that suicide became his best solution.

Mila was constantly visited and wooed by an unseen creature believed to be a “kapre”. It tormented, raped and trapped her, refusing to let her live with anyone but him.