Encantadia (2005 TV series)
|Created by||Suzette Doctolero|
|Directed by||Mark A. Reyes|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||160|
|Camera setup||Multiple-camera setup|
|Running time||22-39 minutes|
|Production company(s)||GMA Entertainment TV|
|Original network||GMA Network|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original release||May 2– December 9, 2005|
Encantadia is a 2005 Philippine television drama fantasy series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is the first installment of the Encantadia franchise. Directed by Mark A. Reyes, it stars Sunshine Dizon, Iza Calzado, Karylle, Diana Zubiri, Dingdong Dantes and Jennylyn Mercado. It premiered on May 10, 2005 on the network's Telebabad line up. The series concluded on December 9, 2005 with a total of 160 episodes. It was replaced by Etheria in its timeslot.
In the land of Encantadia, the Sang'gre sisters Alena, Danaya, Amihan and Pirena are designated guardians of four kingdoms within Encantadia. Trusted by the four gems that will keel the peace in the entire land. The ambition of Pirena will destroy this peace. It is one against four, its sister against sisters.
Cast and characters
- Lead cast
- Dingdong Dantes as Ybarro / Ybrahim
- Sunshine Dizon as Pirena
- Iza Calzado as Amihan
- Karylle as Alena
- Diana Zubiri as Danaya
- Jennylyn Mercado as Lira / Milagros
- Mark Herras as Anthony
- Yasmien Kurdi as Mira
- Supporting cast
- John Regala as Apitong
- Pinky Amador as Carmen
- Polo Ravales as Hitano
- Nancy Castiglione as Muyak
- Marky Lopez as Wantuk
- Alfred Vargas as Aquil
- Pen Medina as Hagorn
- Leila Kuzma as Agane
- Girlie Sevilla as Gurna
- Michael Roy Jornales as Apek
- Gayle Valencia as Dinna
- Denise Laurel as Marge
- Ehra Madrigal as Gigi
- Extended cast
- Guest cast
- Dawn Zulueta as Minea
- Richard Gomez as Raquim
- Al Tantay as Arvak
- Ian Veneracion as Armeo
- Allan Paule as Dado
- Miguel Faustman as Bathala
- Nicola Sermonia as young Pirena
- Kristine Mangle as young Amihan
- Abigael Arazo as young Alena
- Julianne Gomez as young Danaya
- Dominic Gacad as young Apitong
- Phytos Ramirez as young Anthony
- Irma Adlawan as Amanda
- Jay Aquitania as Banjo
- Brad Turvey as Axilom
- Gerard Pizzaras as Bandok
- Juliana Palermo as Lavanea
- Diane Sison as Mayne
- Romnick Sarmenta as Avilan
- Jey Gumiran as Cleu
- Antonio Aquitania as Alipato
- Sunshine Garcia as Agua
- Margaret Wilson as Aera
- Cheska Garcia as Aure
- Lloyd Barredo as Abog
- Vangie Labalan as Rosing
- Dino Guevarra as Carlos
- Juan Carlo Dizon as Chao
- CJ Ramos as Bono
According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Encantadia earned a 45.9% rating. The series had its highest rating with a 51.7% rating.
|2005||Asian Television Awards||Best Original Music Score: Highly Commended||Encantadia||Won|
|Golden Screen TV Awards - ENPRESS, Inc.||Outstanding Drama Series||Won|
|Outstanding Lead Actress||Sunshine Dizon||Won|
|Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||Dawn Zulueta||Won|
|Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series||Pen Medina||Won|
|Outstanding Director for a Drama Series||Mark Reyes, Gil Tejada||Won|
|Gawad America Awards||Best TV Series/Soap Opera||Encantadia||Won|
|Best Actress||Sunshine Dizon||Won|
|Best Director||Mark Reyes||Won|
|USTv Student's Choice Awards - University of Santo Tomas||Student's Choice of Drama Series||Encantadia||Won|
|Student's Choice of Best Actress||Iza Calzado||Won|
|Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Popular Television Program||Encantadia||Won|
|Most Popular Television Director||Mark Reyes, Gil Tejada||Won|
|K-Zone Magazine||Most Favorite TV Show||Encantadia||Won|
|2006||New York Festivals for Television Programming and Promotions||Best Lighting Category (Finalist)||Won|
|iFM 93.9 Music Awards||Best Duet Performance||Karylle, Jerome John Hughes||Won|
|20th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Primetime Drama Series||Encantadia||Nominated|
|Best Drama Actress||Sunshine Dizon||Nominated|
|Best New Male TV Personality||Marky Cielo||Nominated|
|Malaysia||Encantadia||Astro Bella||August 2012 – November 2012|
|ASEAN||Fox Filipino||September 2014|
Encantadia was rebooted in 2016 by GMA Entertainment TV. Marian Rivera played the role of Mine-a. While the four lead roles were portrayed by Kylie Padilla, Gabbi Garcia, Sanya Lopez and Glaiza de Castro.
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