Growing Up (2011 Philippine TV series)

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For the TV series with the same title aired over GMA Network, see Growing Up (1997 Philippine TV series).
Growing Up
Written by Sigfreid Sanchez
Raymond Diamzon
Directed by Lino S. Cayetano
Creative director(s) Johnny Delos Santos
Starring Kathryn Bernardo
Julia Montes
Daniel Padilla
Carlos Diego Loyzaga
Neil Coleta
Yen Santos
EJ Jallorina
Kiray Celis
Opening theme "Growing Up" by Yeng Constantino
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, English
No. of episodes 24
Executive producer(s) Marissa V. Kalaw
Editor(s) Jeffrey Panillio
Location(s) Subic, Manila
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 1 hour (3:00 p.m.)
Production company(s) Dreamscape Entertainment TV
Original channel ABS-CBN
Picture format NTSC (480i)
Original release September 4, 2011 – February 12, 2012
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Growing Up is a Filipino teen drama anthology series aired on ABS-CBN. It is top billed by Mara Clara stars Kathryn Bernardo, Julia Montes, Diego Loyzaga, Kiray Celis and EJ Jallorina with other teen casts Daniel Padilla of Gimik 2010, Neil Coleta of 100 Days to Heaven, and Yen Santos of Good Vibes.[1][2][3]


Ella (Kathryn Bernardo) and Tammy (Julia Montes) are childhood best friends who belong to a set of friends that treat each other as family. As such, they have a mother figure in the person of their favorite teacher, Lisa Ortega (Maricar Reyes), who guides their path in their fragile journey as teenagers. When Ms.Ortega is diagnosed with cancer, Ella and Tammy rally their friends to raise funds for their beloved teacher’s expensive medical treatment. They join various contests in a big event in their community, aiming to seize the biggest prizes. But doing so proves to be no easy task, as each of them discover their respective strengths and weaknesses that challenge the way they think, dream, and love, and in so doing become obstacles to their objective. In the end, they manage to reap the reward they worked for, only to find out that it’s better than they hoped for.


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The show premieres strongly taking over the number 2 spot with a 12.3% behind ASAP Rocks' 12.7% and beating its rival youth program Tween Hearts.[4]

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