The 2018 edition of the annual special drama anthology Eat Bulaga's Lenten Special was produced by Eat Bulaga! to replace its regular programming during the Holy Week that aired from 26 March 2018 to 28 March 2018.
This year's presentation had a total of six episodes. Each episode is a standalone. Two episodes were shown per day during Eat Bulaga!'s usual timeslot from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
"My Carinderia Girl"
Starring Ruby Rodriguez and Kenneth Medrano, “My Carinderia Girl” tells the story of an older woman who falls in love with a younger man. Despite the criticisms they received, the two will prove love is accepting and knows no age.
Joining this episode are Pauleen Luna, Luane Dy, Sinon Loresca, Tommy Peñaflor, and Kim Last.
"Haligi ng Pangarap"
In “Haligi ng Pangarap,” Alden Richards shares the screen with Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto, Joey de Leon and Tirso Cruz III in a story of a father whose faith, patience, love, and dedication were tested when his son figured in a debilitating accident.
"A Daughter's Love"
Child star Ryzza Mae Dizon will showcase her acting chops in “A Daughter’s Love” opposite Superstar, Ms. Nora Aunor. This episode is about a grieving mother who went through depression. Her daughter will do everything to make sure that their family will weather the storm.
Directed by Ricky Davao, the episode also stars Pia Guanio, Miss Millennial 2017 Julia Gonowon, Lui Manansala, and Ana Roces.
Real Florido’s “Pamilya" is a family drama about a prodigal son who returns home to his father. This episode is headlined by Ryan Agoncillo, Paolo Ballesteros, Baste, Jake Ejercito, and veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez.
Comedic duo Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola, along with Miggy Tolentino, take center stage in “Hating Kapatid,” a story of friendship. LA Madridejos directs the episode.
"Taray ni Tatay"
Capping “Eat, Bulaga!” Lenten Special is Alix’s “Taray ni Tatay,” starring Vic Sotto and Maine Mendoza with Allan K, Jimmy Santos, Anjo Yllana, Rita Avila, and Kendoll (Tenten). It tells the story of a single father who kept his sexuality and other family secrets from his daughter.