Contessa (TV series)

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Contessa
Contessa title card.jpg
Title card
Genre
Created by Marlon Miguel
Written by
  • Christine Novicio
  • Marlon Miguel
  • Renato Custodio
  • Rona Lean Sales
Directed by Albert Langitan
Creative director(s) Roy Iglesias
Starring Glaiza de Castro
Theme music composer Vehnee Saturno
Opening theme "Dito sa Aking Mundo" by Glaiza de Castro
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 147 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Rosie Lyn M. Atienza
Production location(s) Philippines
Editor(s)
  • Maita Dator-Causapin
  • Lara Linsangan
  • Mike Donald Robles
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 20-38 minutes
Production company(s) GMA Entertainment Content Group
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release March 19 (2018-03-19) – September 8, 2018 (2018-09-08)
External links
Website

Contessa (lit. Countess) is a 2018 Philippine television drama revenge series broadcast by GMA Network.[1] Directed by Albert Langitan, it stars Glaiza de Castro in the title role.[2] It premiered on March 19, 2018 on the network's Afternoon Prime and Sabado Star Power sa Hapon line up replacing Ika-6 na Utos and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV.[3] The series concluded on September 8, 2018, with a total of 147 episodes. It was replaced by Ika-5 Utos in its timeslot.

The series marked as the comeback show of Geoff Eigenmann in the network after two years.[4]

Premise[edit]

Bea gets accused and imprisoned for a crime she did not commit, is determined to seek revenge on the people who took everything and everyone she loved away from her. She claims a new identity as Contessa and will seek for redemption and justice.[5]

Cast and characters[edit]

Glaiza de Castro portrays Bea Resureccion–Caballero.
Jak Roberto portrays Jong Generoso Jr.
Lauren Young portrays Dani Imperial.
Main cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Daytime Drama Series Contessa Won [10]
Best Drama Actress Glaiza de Castro Nominated
Best Drama Supporting Actor Gabby Eigenmann Won

Ratings[edit]

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Contessa earned a 5.2% rating.[11] While the final episode scored a 6.8% rating[12] The series got its highest rating on April 21, 2018 with an 8.9% rating.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siazon, Rachelle (March 4, 2018). "Glaiza de Castro reacts to comparison of Contessa to Wildflower". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  2. ^ Bigtas, Jannielyn Ann (March 6, 2018). "In upcoming drama series 'Contessa', Glaiza de Castro is all about women empowerment". GMA News. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "Geoff Eigenmann returns to GMA-7 after two-year stay with ABS-CBN". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  4. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (December 6, 2017). "Geoff Eigenmann returns to GMA-7 after two-year stay with ABS-CBN". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  5. ^ "Contessa". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Molbog-Mendoza, Jenny (March 14, 2018). "Glaiza: Everything is challenging in 'Contessa'". Sunstar. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Calligan, Michelle (March 5, 2018). "IN PHOTOS: The cast of 'Contessa' at their official pictorial". Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  8. ^ "Max Collins on 'Contessa'". Retrieved June 30, 2018.
  9. ^ Matriano, Kate. "Glaiza de Castro astonished by crowd's warm reception of 'Liway': 'Di ako makatulog'". Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  10. ^ Bagani, Contessa, Asintado, Kambal, Karibal among nominees for 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television
  11. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 27, 2018). "How did Contessa pilot episode fare in AGB ratings?". Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  12. ^ "Solid Kapuso Latest Updates". September 10, 2018. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  13. ^ "GMA Drama on Twitter". Retrieved July 11, 2018.

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