Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala

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Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala title card.png
Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala title card.
Also known as Against All Odds
Genre Melodrama, Action, Revenge
Created by Rondel P. Lindayag
Developed by Roldeo T. Endrinal
Julie Anne R. Benitez
Written by Arlene Tamayo
Danica Mae Domingo
David Diuco
Rhoda Sulit
Rhoda Tanyag
Directed by Malu Sevilla
Jerry Lopez Sineneng
Claudio "Tots" Sanchez-Mariscal IV
Creative director(s) Johnny delos Santos
Starring Judy Ann Santos
Sam Milby
KC Concepcion
Opening theme Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala
by Gary Valenciano
Composer(s) Ogie Alcasid
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 50 episodes (final)
Production
Executive producer(s) Cathy Magdael-Abarrando
Ella Garcia
Editor(s) Rommel Malimban
Jeffrey Panlilio
Location(s) Philippines
Running time 30-45 minutes
Monday - Friday at 21:15 (PST)
Production company(s) Dreamscape Entertainment TV
Broadcast
Original channel ABS-CBN
Original run June 17, 2013 (2013-06-17)  – August 23, 2013 (2013-08-23)
External links
Website

Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala (Lit. Just Don't Leave Me / English: Against All Odds) is a 2013 Philippine melodrama television series aired on ABS-CBN and worldwide on The Filipino Channel from June 17, 2013 to August 23, 2013, replacing Ina, Kapatid, Anak. It served as a comeback for The Queen of Pinoy Soap Opera Judy Ann Santos, together with Sam Milby and KC Concepcion in their first antagonist roles. It is a dark melodrama involving women fighting adversity in life and marriage.[1][2][3][4][5]

Overview[edit]

Anessa Panaligan is a strong woman and a loving daughter who would do everything for the sake of her family. Amidst all the trials that she is facing, Anessa will meet and fall in love with Eros Diomedes, a rich young man who will turn her life into a nightmare.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

  • Matet de Leon as Nancy
  • Ogie Diaz as Roger
  • Bing Davao as Ernesto Martinez
  • Johnny Revilla as Hector Tiotangco
  • Cheska Iñigo as Kara Tiotangco
  • Lui Manansala as Gloria
  • Michael Conan as Bernard
  • Marvin Yap as Elmo
  • Josh Ivan Morales as Rocky
  • Miguel Vergara as Emmanuel "Emman" Panaligan / Eros "JR" Diomedes, Jr.
  • Marco Antonio Masa as Peter Diomedes

Guest cast[edit]

  • AJ Dee as Edgar
  • Mike Lloren as Larry
  • Mico Palanca as Ramon
  • Greggy Santos as Bar owner
  • Via Antonio as Barbara "Barbie"
  • Bernard Palanca as Greg
  • Dexie Daulat as Angela Balaguer
  • Hiyasmin Neri as young Maria
  • Ron Morales as young Romulos
  • Dianne Medina as young Helena
  • Annika Gonzales as young Eva

Special participation[edit]

Reception[edit]

Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala dominated its 8:30–9:15pm timeslot. Although it moved to a later timeslot to give way for Muling Buksan Ang Puso, it still dominates its new timeslot (9:15–10:00pm).

The series ranked 11th in the Top 15 programs from January to December 2013 based on year round data from Kantar Media Philippines with an average rating of 25.9%.[6]

KANTAR MEDIA NATIONAL TV RATINGS
PILOT EPISODE FINALE EPISODE PEAK AVERAGE SOURCE
27.1%
32.5%
31.2% (8:30–9:15pm timeslot)
32.5% (9:15–10:00pm timeslot)
25.9%
[7][8][9]

Cancellation[edit]

Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala was supposed to be extended due to high ratings and positive feedbacks. Unfortunately, the show's extension is later cancelled due to the combined requests of Koreanovela fans and the supporters of That Winter, The Wind Blows and My Husband's Lover, followed by Santos' decision to finish her show immediately to give way for Got to Believe.[10][11][12]

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