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Genre Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
Created by GMA Network
Directed by Don Michael Perez
Starring Raymart Santiago
Gelli de Belen
Jennica Garcia
Camille Prats
Theme music composer 6 Cycle Mind
Opening theme Biglaan by Jay Perillo
Country of origin Philippines, Japan
Original language(s) Filipino, Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 115 episodes
Executive producer(s) Wilma Galvante
Producer(s) GMA Entertainment TV Group
Running time 30–45 minutes (approx. 25 minutes w/o commercials)
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original release September 20, 2010 – February 25, 2011
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Bantatay is a drama-comedy-fantasy series from GMA Network featuring Raymart Santiago, Gelli de Belen, Jennica Garcia and Carl Guevarra. The show premiered on September 20, 2010 replacing Langit sa Piling Mo. The show also airs on GMA Pinoy TV worldwide which premiered two days later, September 22, 2010, from the original airdate. Due to high ratings, Bantatay initially extended its 10-week run by 3 weeks before finally being extended until February 25, 2011. The show was originally to be replaced by Alakdana but it was moved to the timeslot previously occupied by Ang Yaman ni Lola after Eat Bulaga!. Bantatay was inspired by the 1995 American Film Fluke as well as the hit the children's TV series, 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd.


A touching and inspiring interpretation of a father's undying love for his children and his special relationship with the so-called "man's best friend". The story centers around Bernard Razon, a loving and kind-hearted father who is also a veterinarian. His character will die, but by a startling twist of fate, returns to life in the body of a Labrador retriever named Bantay.


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  • The series re-aired from November 10–28, 2014, airing every weekday mornings on the network's GMA Kapuso Morning Good Vibes block. and on Fox Filipino beginning on November 23, 2015.

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