Destined to be Yours
|Destined to be Yours|
|Created by||Aloy Adlawan|
|Directed by||Irene Villamor|
|Creative director(s)||Roy C. Iglesias|
|Theme music composer||Arlene Calvo|
|Opening theme||"Aking Tadhana" by Denise Barbacena|
|Ending theme||"To Be Yours I'm Destined" by Denise Barbacena|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||63 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Rebya V. Upalda|
|Camera setup||Multiple-camera setup|
|Running time||24-35 minutes|
|Production company(s)||GMA Entertainment TV|
|Original network||GMA Network|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||February 27– May 26, 2017|
Destined to be Yours is a 2017 Philippine television drama romance comedy broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Irene Villamor, it stars Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza. It premiered on February 27, 2017 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing the first season of Alyas Robin Hood and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV. The series concluded on May 26, 2017 with a total of 63 episodes. It was replaced by My Love from the Star in its timeslot.
The story revolves around Benjie and Sinag. When Benjie gets assigned to a job project in Pelangi, he meets Sinag. They both end up falling in love with each other.
Cast and characters
- An architect who was tasked by his grandfather to convince the land owners of Pelangi to sell their real-estate property.
- A radio DJ in Pelangi called. As a real estate development company would overtake their community, she and her whole family would migrate to Manila.
- Vicente's wife and Benjie's grandmother.
- Husband of Sally and father to Sinag.
- Mother of Benjie.
- Benjie's grandfather who a real-estate company.
- Ronnie Henares as Dante Escobar
- The mayor of Pelangi and the father of Marjorie.
- Sinag's childhood friend.
- The daughter of Vicente and Helen.
- Benjie's college best friend and colleague who volunteers to help and come with him to Pelangi.
- Sinag's childhood friend who is secretly in love with her.
- Sinag's friend and Ninay's boyfriend.
- The daughter of Dante.
- Sinag's mother who is a painter and knows psychic reading.
- Will Ashley as Sol Obispo
- Sinag's younger brother.
- Kim Belles as Tala Obispo
- Sinag's younger sister.
- Ervic Vijandre as Elton Vasquez
- Benjie's rival at the Rosales' real-estate company and Catalina's lover.
- Thea Tolentino as Patricia "Trish" Villanueva
- Benjie's ex-girlfriend.
- Jackie Lou Blanco as Ramona Villanueva
- Trish's mother.
- Luz Valdez as Delia, Doro's friend, Elvis' wife.
- Lou Veloso as Elvis, Doro's friend, Delia's husband.
- Matthew Mendoza as Gabriel Rosales, Benjie's father.
- Joe Gruta as Doro, Sinag's grandfather
- Nova Villa as Purisima "Puring" Melendez
- Mark Herras as Eboy, Sinag's ex-boyfriend
- Marita Zobel as Charito
- Marco Sison as Ka Henry
- Lee Danes as Clarissa
- Francis Mata as Mr. Vera
- Nicole Dulalia as Tina
- Tonio Quiazon as Lakay
- Sinon Loresca as a comedian
- Chromewell Cosio as Rex
- Meann Espinosa as Teresing
- Bryce Eusebio as young Benjie
- Rahoney Perez as young Sinag
- Kim Oquendo as young Ninay
- Dentrix Ponce as young Badong
- Denzel Labingisa as young Arman
- Barbara Miguel as young Catalina
- Sachi Manahan as Affie, Tala's friend
- Sofia Pablo as Lala Escobar, Sol's partner
- Divine Aucina as Atty. Tetay
- Marnie Lapuz as Bem
- Maey Bautista as DJ Mema
- Tammy Brown as DJ Mamaru
- Kim Rodriguez as Fiona
- James Teng as James
- Luri Vincent Nalus as a waiter
In August 2016, Alden Richards stated that their series with Maine Mendoza was in the works. While GMA Films President, Annette Gozon-Abrogar said that the upcoming series was the "network's top priority". She further mentioned that the long process was due to the several concepts being submitted and was in need of approval by both of Richard's and Mendoza's managements, GMA Artist Center and Triple A respectively.
The story conference happened on December 12, 2016 at the GMA Executive Lounge, in which the show's title and the director were revealed. The cast, production team and GMA Network's executives were present at the conference.
Principal photography commenced on December 21, 2016 in Quezon province with Richards started his first filming day while Mendoza started on January 5, 2017 with Gardo Versoza and Janice de Belen.
According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement, the pilot episode of Destined to be Yours earned a 22.5% rating. While the final episode scored a 10.8% rating on Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes. The series had its highest rating on April 10, 2017 with an 11.6% rating.
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