Asintado

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Asintado
Asintado titlecard.png
Genre
Created by Rondel P. Lindayag
Written by
  • Danica Mae S. Domingo
  • David F. Diuco
  • Hazel Karyl Rabasio-Madanguit
  • Randy Villanueva
  • Adrelle Emil Alfonso
  • Maren Kyle Loreño
Directed by
  • Lino S. Cayetano
  • Trina N. Dayrit
  • Onat A. Diaz
  • Floy Allan P. Leonardo
  • Jerome C. Pobocan
  • Darnel Joy R. Villaflor
  • Jojo A. Saguin
  • Jon S. Villarin
Starring
Theme music composer Larry Hermoso
Opening theme Dahil Mahal na Mahal Kita by Jona Viray
Composer(s) Roselle Nava
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s)
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 187 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Beegee Soldao-Gannaban
  • Catz Magdael-Aborrando
Producer(s)
  • Carlina D. Dela Merced
  • Arnel T. Nacario
Editor(s) Jay Mendoza
Running time 30–43 minutes
Production company(s) Dreamscape Entertainment Television
Release
Original network ABS-CBN
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release January 15 (2018-01-15) – October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
External links
Website

Asintado (Lit: Precise) is a Philippine drama television series starring Julia Montes as Ana Dimasalang, a paramedic who became Gael's nurse after saving him in an accident. She becomes entwined in an assassination plot arranged by the del Mundo's and Ojeda's upon witnessing their plan.[1] The show features an ensemble cast with Shaina Magdayao, Paulo Avelino, Aljur Abrenica, Lorna Tolentino, Agot Isidro, Nonie Buencamino, and Cherry Pie Picache.[2] The series premiered on ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Gold afternoon block and worldwide on The Filipino Channel from January 15, 2018 to October 5, 2018 replacing Pusong Ligaw.[3][4][5][6]

Series overview[edit]

The tight relationship of the inseparable Ramirez siblings disintegrates when they lose their parents in a fire. The series follows the paths of both siblings, living polar opposite lives. The siblings’ lives are thrust into a world of politics, power and corruption that shake their core values, murder their loved ones and potentially destroy themselves.

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1152January 15, 2018 (2018-01-15)August 17, 2018 (2018-08-17)
235August 20, 2018 (2018-08-20)October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)

Season 1 (2018)[edit]

The older sibling Katrina is eager to shed her old life for the gilded world of her rich and powerful adopted parents, as she shuts off the memory of her younger sister; the younger sibling, Juliana does not stop searching for her sister, but she embraces the loving and poor family who adopts her. Their paths cross as young adults but they do not recognize each other. They are in love with the same man, Gael Ojeda. Their conflict becomes more dangerous than just a love triangle and sibling rivalry.

Season 2 (Finale 2018)[edit]

Gael’s death changes the dynamics between Miranda and Salvador. Overcome with grief, she cannot forgive Salvador and begins to withdraw from him.

Ironically, Miranda discovers Ana is pregnant with Gael’s child. Recognizing Salvador’s hatred toward Ana, Miranda kidnaps Ana to protect her grandchild, and later discovers that Salvador’s plans to win back Hilary and rescinded his annulment petition. Heartbroken, Miranda plans her revenge against Salvador, though he is a step ahead of her. The battle line is drawn between Salvador and Miranda, and she pays with her life. Salvador kills her mercilessly.

Miranda's death becomes Salvador abaolute downfall. Before Miranda died, she made sure that all the records and evidence than can point out to Salvador's crimes is given to Ana. Miranda's attorney handed all the papers and folders that has all the corrobation of Ana and her family's statement. Finally, Salvador ended up behind bars after attempting to kidnap baby Jay R who is still unborn.

Fate has become generous and give Anna and Samantha a peaceful life with their family and a miraculous gift showered them when Anna gave birth to Baby Jay R. But it all just become temporary when the baby got kidnapped by an unidentified man but as usual, Anna's family always has the assume that Salvador has got to do something with the crime. Once again, one severe test is crawling around them after Natasha refused to return baby Jay R and ran away with him while Samantha is captured by some goons.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

Guest[edit]

  • Christian Vasquez as Eric Salazar
  • Art Acuña as Major Gregorio Calata
  • Mari Kaimo as Senator Arturo Galvez
  • Teroy Guzman as Senator Martin Reynoso
  • Bing Davao as Vice President Jaime Montemayor
  • Hannah Ledesma as Rowena Barrios
  • Nor Domingo as Berto

Special participation[edit]

  • Myel De Leon[8] as young Juliana Ramirez / Juliana "Ana" Dimasalang
  • Jana Agoncillo[10] as young Katrina Ramirez / Samantha "Sam" G. Del Mundo
  • Cisum Ian Recaleza as young / Samantha "Sam" G. Del Mundo
  • Miguel Diokno[9] as young Gael Ojeda / Gael O. Del Mundo
  • Luis Alandy as Robert Ramirez
  • Tanya Garcia as Criselda Gaspar-Ramirez
  • Lito Pimentel[5] as Vicente Dimasalang
  • Mariella Laurel as young Miranda Ojeda
  • Kazel Kinouchi as young Hillary Gonzales-Del Mundo
  • Jess Mendoza as young Salvador Del Mundo
  • Mutya Orquia as young Natasha Ojeda

Notes[edit]

Production[edit]

Casting[edit]

Angelica Panganiban was in negotiations for the role of Katrina Ramirez, but was forced to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. Isabelle Daza was cast at a later point, but then dropped out due to her pregnancy before being replaced by Shaina Magdayao and the character was renamed Samantha del Mundo.[18] JC Santos was initially part of the cast but was pulled out by management for a different project. He was replaced by Aljur Abrenica.[19]

Filming[edit]

In July 2017, on Tonight with Boy Abunda, Montes announced the series would begin principal photography in August 2017.[20] On August 1, 2017, Dreamscape publicity head Eric John Salut confirmed the show started filming.[21]

Title Change[edit]

The initial title for the series was Victims of Love, however, on September 2017, it was renamed by the management to Asintado.[5]

Reception[edit]

Kantar Media National TV Ratings
(3:30PM PST)
Pilot Episode Finale Episode Peak Average
17.7%
January 15, 2018[22]
19.9%
October 5, 2018[23]
19.9%
October 5, 2018[23]
TBD


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Contributor, MT Staff (January 14, 2018). "Tackling Love and Justice on Asintado". manilatimes.net. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "LOOK: Lorna Tolentino returns to ABS-CBN". ABS-CBN News. March 15, 2017. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d ABS-CBN Entertainment (March 15, 2017). "ABS-CBN & Dreamscape: Victims of Love Announcement Presscon". ABS-CBN Entertainment. YouTube. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  4. ^ ABS-CBN Entertainment (March 16, 2017). "TV Patrol: Julia at Angelica, magbabanggaan sa bagong teleserye". ABS-CBN Entertainment. YouTube. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d e Anarcon, James Patrick (November 3, 2017). "Who replaced Angelica Panganiban in Julia Montes-Lorna teleserye? – PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  6. ^ a b c ABS-CBN Entertainment (December 27, 2017). "Asintado Teaser: Coming Soon on ABS-CBN!". ABS-CBN Entertainment. YouTube. Retrieved December 27, 2017.
  7. ^ a b Del Valle, Precious (January 9, 2018). "Julia Montes: No bad blood with Star Magic". Rappler. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  8. ^ a b c Padayhag, Michelle Joy. "Julia Montes gets back in action via Asintado". cebudailynews.inquirer.net. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  9. ^ a b Baltan, Angela (January 8, 2018). "Paolo Avelino on his role as Gael Ojeda in Asintado: Explosive. Loving. Spiteful". lionheartv.net. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  10. ^ a b Baltan, Angela (January 11, 2018). "How did Shaina Magdayao prepare for her role in Asintado". lionheartv.net. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  11. ^ Del Valle, Precious (January 13, 2018). "Aljur Abrenica on life as a father, network transfer". Rappler. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  12. ^ Zamora, Jim Reynold (September 26, 2017). "Lorna Tolentino will make Kapamilya comeback via Asintado". lionheartv.net. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  13. ^ "Lorna ends Cherry Pie's life in Asintado". ABS-CBN.com. March 13, 2018. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  14. ^ "Lorna Tolentino ends Cherry Pie Picache's life in Asintado". Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  15. ^ "IN PHOTOS: Louise Delos Reyes with her lovable boyfriend!". ABS-CBN.com. May 23, 2018. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  16. ^ "Julio Diaz, nagpaalam na sa Asintado". ABS-CBN.com. May 18, 2018. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  17. ^ Malasig, Jeline (April 23, 2018). "Julio Diaz opens up about his struggle with drugs: It was temptation". Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  18. ^ "Victims of Love Draft 15". instagram.com/juliamontesdailypage. Instagram. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  19. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (December 30, 2017). "JC Santos pulled out from TV series Asintado – PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  20. ^ ABS-CBN Entertainment (July 26, 2017). "TWBA: Julia talks about 'Victims of Love'". ABS-CBN Entertainment. YouTube. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  21. ^ Salut, Eric John (August 1, 2017). "Good luck to Team Victims Of Love! It's their first taping day today!". Twitter. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  22. ^ "NATIONAL TV RATINGS (JANUARY 15, 2018 – MONDAY)". abscbnpr.com. January 16, 2018. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  23. ^ a b "NATIONAL TV RATINGS (October 5-7, 2018)". abscbnpr. October 8, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.

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