I Heart Davao

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I Heart Davao
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Also known as My Sweet Heart
Created by Marissa L. Flores
Written by
Directed by Marlon N. Rivera
Creative director(s) Roy C. Iglesias
Theme music composer Janno Gibbs
Opening theme "Fallin'" by Tom Rodriguez
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s)
No. of episodes 40
Executive producer(s) Brian Geli
Production location(s) Davao City, Philippines
Cinematography Lee Briones-Meily
  • Genice Cham-Panuncio
  • Gavian Llave
  • Lara Linsangan
  • Joss Suñer
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 24-31 minutes
Production company(s) GMA News and Public Affairs[1]
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release June 26 (2017-06-26) – August 18, 2017 (2017-08-18)
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I Heart Davao (International title: My Sweet Heart) is a 2017 Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Marlon N. Rivera, it stars Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez. It premiered on June 26, 2017 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Meant to Be and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV.[2] The series concluded on August 18, 2017 with a total of 40 episodes. It was replaced by My Korean Jagiya in its timeslot.

The series is streaming online on HOOQ and YouTube.[3][4]


Hope, a heart transplant recipient goes to Davao City to save her family's chocolate business. She meets Ponce who is the ex-boyfriend of her heart donor.[5]

Cast and characters[edit]

Carla Abellana portrays Hope Villanueva.
Benjamin Alves portrays Paul Gutierrez.
Betong Sumaya portrays Tasoy Alcancez.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
  • Benjamin Alves as Paul Gutierrez
  • Betong Sumaya as Patrick "Tasoy" Alcancez
  • Maey Bautista as Judith Bueno-Alcancez
  • Catherine Remperas as Aileen Ayuban / Dorothy
  • Ricardo Cepeda as Manolo Torres
  • Phillip Lazaro as Vicencio "Vic"/ Vivenca "Venks" Sumpak
  • Racquel Villavicencio as Helena Veronica "Helen" Villanueva
  • Glenda Garcia as Mary Prudence "Pru" Villanueva
  • Joel Saracho as Manuel Ayuban
  • Geraldine Villamil as Mila Fostanes-Ayuban
  • Nats Sitoy as Jenny Ayuban
  • Kevin Sagra as Teban
Guest cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement, the pilot episode of I Heart Davao earned a 7.4% rating.[6] While the final episode scored a 6.5% rating.[7] The series had its highest rating on July 28, 2017 with an 8.3% rating.[8]


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