MANILA -- ABS-CBN's hit primetime drama "Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon" is now down to its last eight nights.
Starring Paulo Avelino and Bea Alonzo, "Sana Bukas Ang Kahapon." which debuted last June 16, will air its final episode on October 10.
Recent episodes of the drama have gripped viewers and sent netizens abuzz.
For instance, a love scene between Avelino and Alonzo made the actor a worldwide trending topic on Twitter. In that episode aired September 19, Emmanuelle (Alonzo) confronted Patrick (Avelino) about whether he still loves his dead wife, Rose (also played by Alonzo).
Earlier in the series, Rose decided to abandon her life and pretend to be Emmanuelle, who died in a car accident, so that she could find out who framed her for the death of her father.
Meanwhile, the September 24 episode of the series, where Rose finally revealed to Patrick her real identity, again had netizens talking, making the TV series a worldwide trending topic.
In terms of viewership, "Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon" was the ninth most-watched show for the month of August with a nationwide rating of 20.2%, according to Kantar Media.
The primetime soap also stars Maricar Reyes, Tonton Gutierrez, Dina Bonnevie, Albert Martinez, Eddie Garcia and Susan Roces.
"Sana Bukas Pa Ang Kahapon" airs weeknights after "Ikaw Lamang."