Bihag (TV series)

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Bihag
Bihag title card.jpg
Title card
Also known asThe Silent Thief[1]
GenreDrama
Created bySuzette Doctolero
Written by
  • Suzette Doctolero
  • Jason Lim
  • Maria Zita Garganera
Directed byNeal del Rosario
Creative director(s)Aloy Adlawan
StarringMax Collins
Theme music composerAnn Margaret Figueroa
Opening theme"Walang Ganti" by Maricris Garcia
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes17 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Darling Pulido
  • Kj Corpus
Production location(s)Philippines
Editor(s)
  • Mark Anthony Valderrama
  • Ver Bertucio
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time20-35 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment Group
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseApril 1, 2019 (2019-04-01) –
present
External links
Website

Bihag (International title: The Silent Thief / transl. Captive) is a 2019 Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Neal del Rosario, it stars Max Collins. It premiered on April 1, 2019 on the network's Afternoon Prime line up replacing Inagaw na Bituin.[2]

Originally titled as Ganti and later Stolen, it was later renamed to Bihag.[3]

Premise[edit]

The lives of married couple, Jessie and Brylle will be disturbed after their son is abducted. Jessie is dissonant finding her son, because she cannot believe why someone would hurt her family.[4]

Cast and characters[edit]

Max Collins portrays Jessie Alejandro.
Jason Abalos portrays Brylle Alejandro.
Main cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast
  • Dindo Arroyo
  • Kiko Matos
  • Marlon Mance
  • Celine Juan as Gigi
  • Andrew Ferrer as Drew

Production[edit]

Kim Domingo was initially hired for a role, but later backed out during pre-production due to the character's role. Sophie Albert took her role.[8]

Ratings[edit]

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Bihag earned a 5.2% rating.[9] The series got its highest rating on April 9, 2019 with a 5.9% rating.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Silent Thief". Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Anarcon, James Patrick (November 17, 2018). "Jason Abalos, Max Collins to top bill new GMA-7 series". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  3. ^ IN PHOTOS: Story Conference For GMA Network's Upcoming Drama, GANTI
  4. ^ "About Bihag". Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  5. ^ a b PPL Entertainment Instagram post
  6. ^ Ruiz, Marah (February 11, 2019). "Tikman ang tamis at pait ng paghihiganti sa 'Stolen'". GMANetwork.com. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  7. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 5, 2019). "Sophie Albert replaces Kim Domingo in GMA-7 teleserye Stolen". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved March 7, 2019.
  8. ^ "Kim Domingo, tinanggihan ang sobrang seksing role sa new Kapuso serye". December 16, 2018. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  9. ^ "How did pilot episode of GMA-7's newest afternoon series Bihag fare on AGB Nielsen NUTAM People ratings?". Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  10. ^ "GMA Drama on Twitter". Retrieved April 11, 2019.

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