Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko

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Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko
Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko title card.jpg
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Also known asSilent Shadow[1]
Created byMarlon Miguel
Written by
Directed byMark Sicat dela Cruz
Creative director(s)Roy C. Iglesias
Theme music composerFrancis "Kiko" Salazar
Opening theme"Bukas na Lang" by Kyline Alcantara
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes24 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Reylie F. Manalo
Production location(s)Philippines
  • Nikka Olayvar-Unson
  • Lara Linsangan
  • Maita Dator-Causapin
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time20-34 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment Group
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseOctober 22, 2018 (2018-10-22) – present
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Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko (International title: Silent Shadow / lit. My Spouse, My Rival) is a 2018 Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Mark Sicat dela Cruz, it stars Kris Bernal, Thea Tolentino and Rayver Cruz. It premiered on October 22, 2018 on the network's Afternoon Prime and Sabado Star Power sa Hapon line up replacing Ika-5 Utos.[2]

Originally titled as The Betrayed Wife and later Mag-asawa, Magkaribal, it marked as the comeback show of Cruz in the network after eighteen years.[3][4][5]


Rachel meets Nathan, a gay man who later marries her due to family's pressure. Unhappy and trapped, Nathan plots his fake death and later undergoes to a sexual reassignment and face surgery in another country. Years later, Rachel meets Gavin and falls for him. Gavin has a wife, Venus whom Rachel will eventually find out to be her former husband.[6]

Cast and characters[edit]

Kris Bernal portrays Rachel Santiago-Bravante.
Rayver Cruz portrays Gavin Corpus.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast
  • Jason Abalos[8] as Nathan Bravante / Catriona
  • Rob Sy as Jun
  • Alma Moreno as Sarah Corpus
  • Ranty Portento
  • Adrian Pascual as teen Nathan
  • Mela Franco Habijan[11] as Mela


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Asawa Ko Karibal Ko earned a 6.6% rating.[12] The series got its highest rating on October 30, 2018 with a 6.9% rating.[13]


  1. ^ "Silent Shadow". Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "About Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko: Trailer". Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Serato, Arniel (August 15, 2018). "Kris Bernal prioritizes showbiz career, business over settling down". Retrieved September 6, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Geli, Bianca (September 6, 2018). "Rayver Cruz, excited na sa bagong Kapuso project". Retrieved September 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Abanilla, Clarizel (September 14, 2018). "Rayver Cruz starts taping for GMA's 'Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko'".
  6. ^ "About Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko". Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Ilaya, Felix (July 3, 2018). "Kris Bernal at Thea Tolentino, magiging matinding magkaribal sa 'The Betrayed Wife'". Archived from the original on July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "GMA Network showcases a new face of infidelity in 'Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko'". Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Thea Tolentino on Instagram: "Makikilala nyo na si Venus Hermosa!"".
  10. ^ Catan, Angelli (September 7, 2018). "Rayver, si Marian ang gustong unang makatrabaho sa GMA". Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  11. ^ Geli, Bianca (November 7, 2018). Retrieved November 13, 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ "Asawa Ko Karibal Ko pilot episode versus rival show: who wins according to AGB ratings?". Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  13. ^ "GMA Drama on Twitter". Retrieved October 31, 2018.

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