SINGAPORE—15 June, 2023—Prime Video today announced the premiere date of Fit Check: Confessions of An Ukay Queen, an Amazon Original comedy-drama series, and debuted the official trailer. The eight-episode series, produced by ABS-CBN Entertainment and Dreamscape Entertainment, is set to premiere July 6 exclusively on Prime Video in the Philippines and more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
Fit Check: Confessions of An Ukay Queen stars Kim Chiu, along with Jake Ejercito, Angel Aquino, Kylie Verzosa, and Christopher De Leon. Nuel Naval (Family Matters, The Love Affair) directed this series with a script from Genesis Rodriguez.
Much like the ukay (secondhand) clothes that she sells, Melanie (Kim Chiu) was also “discarded,” abandoned by her own mother when she was a baby. She dreams of making it big as a fashion designer, to prove her worth and show her mother that she should’ve never left her. She finds the opportunity of a lifetime when a handsome young fashion executive, Chris (Jake Ejercito), takes notice of her talents. As Melanie steps into the fast-paced and cutthroat world of the Filipino fashion industry, she also finds herself on a journey towards self-awareness, empowerment, forgiveness, and the possibility of true love.
“We’re excited to continue to make Prime Video the home of the best Filipino talents,” said David Simonsen, director of Prime Video Southeast Asia. “We believe with its compelling storyline and exceptional performances, Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay Queen will keep our audiences both inspired and entertained.”
“We want to create a hiqh-quality, entertaining show that not only delves into themes of love and family drama, but also female empowerment and self-discovery. It showcases the determination and resilience required to succeed in a competitive industry,” said Cory Vidanes, COO for Broadcast of ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading content provider. “With its mix of humor, drama, and inspirational moments, Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay Queen offers an entertaining and empowering portrayal of a young woman’s powerful journey to pave her own path of success.”
Fit Check: Confessions of an Ukay Queen joins hundreds of other shows and films available on the Prime Video catalog, such as Cattleya Killer, 10 Little Mistresses, Deleter, Family Matters, and Walang KaParis. Korean titles such as Tale of The Nine Tailed 1938 and Jinny’s Kitchen, anime hits such as Demon Slayer, on top of award-winning and critically acclaimed Amazon Originals like Citadel, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Boys, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and Emmy and Golden Globe winners Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Prime Video members are able to watch films and shows anywhere and anytime on hundreds of compatible devices. In the Prime Video app, members can also download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in the Philippines for just PHP149 per month.
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