Kadenang Ginto

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Kadenang Ginto
Kadenang Ginto-titlecard.jpg
Title card
Also known asThe Heiress[1]
Created by
  • Joel S. Mercado
  • Danica Mae S. Domingo
Written by
  • David Franche Disco
  • Li Candelaria
  • Hazel Karyl Madanguit
  • Jayson Arvene Mondragon
  • Maren Kyle Loreno
  • Ma. Nica Romero
  • Mark Anthony Bunda
Directed by
  • Jerry Lopez Sineneng (season 1)
  • Avel Sunpongco
  • Jojo Saguin
  • John Lapus (season 2-3)
  • Darnel Villaflor
Opening theme"Nasa Puso" by Janine Berdin
ComposerJeremy Sarmiento
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes348 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Rosselle "Beegee" Soldao-Gannaban
  • Cathy Magdael-Abarrondo
ProducerCarlina D. dela Merced
Production locationsMetro Manila, Philippines
Running time28–39 minutes
Production companyDreamscape Entertainment
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseOctober 8, 2018 (2018-10-08) –
February 7, 2020 (2020-02-07)
External links

Kadenang Ginto (International title: The Heiress / transl.Golden Chain) is a 2018 Philippine drama revenge television series broadcast by ABS-CBN. Directed by Jerry Lopez Sineneng, it stars Francine Diaz, Andrea Brillantes, Beauty Gonzalez, Dimples Romana, Albert Martinez, Louise Abuel, Adrian Alandy and Richard Yap. The series was aired on the network's Kapamilya Gold afternoon block and worldwide via The Filipino Channel from October 8, 2018 to February 7, 2020, replacing Asintado. and It was replaced by Love Thy Woman.


Kadenang Ginto is the story of Romina Andrada (Beauty Gonzalez), a secretary turned wife of business tycoon Robert Mondragon (Albert Martinez), who married her even though she was raped and was carrying the child of the assailant. Unknown to Romina, it was Daniela (Dimples Romana), Robert's daughter, who had orchestrated her abduction right before seducing Romina's fiancé, Carlos Bartolome (Adrian Alandy). With their lives intertwined, their daughters, Cassandra (Francine Diaz) and Margaret (Andrea Brillantes), are made to fight as to who is the rightful heiress to Robert's empire.[2]

Cast and characters[edit]

Lead cast
Main cast
Supporting cast
  • Kyle Echarri as Kristoff "Tope" Tejada
  • Seth Fedelin as Michael "Mikoy" Sarmiento
  • Susan Africa as Esther Magtira
  • Donita Rose as Claire Herrera
  • Ronnie Lazaro as Nicolas "Kulas" Bartolome
  • Joko Diaz as Hector Mangubat
  • Eric Fructuoso as Alvin Mangubat
  • Kim Atienza as Henry Mondragon
  • Aleck Bovick as Myrna Bartolome
  • Sheree Bautista as Jessa Trinidad
  • Arnold Reyes as Atty. Bernard Tejada
  • Kim Molina as Savannah Rosales
  • Luke Conde as PO3 Jude Bartolome
  • Nikko Natividad as Gino Bartolome
  • Kat Galang[4] as Bonita Marilet
  • Adrian Lindayag as Neil Andrada
  • Josh Ivan Morales[4] as Jepoy Marilet
  • Angelina Kanapi as Juanita "Ninang" Galvez
  • Danica Ontengco as Nadya Ricaforte
  • CJ de Guzman as Nica de Guzman
  • Bea Borres as Maureen Gatchalian
  • Bea Basa as Fatima Paterno
  • Julie Esguerra as Leslie Joy "LJ" Catacutan
  • Criza Taa as Roxanne "Roxy" Mangubat
  • Benj Manalo as Felix Dimalanta
Guest cast


Kadenang Ginto premiered on October 8, 2018 on ABS-CBN.[4] The series was the network's second longest-running afternoon drama series of the 2010s with a total of 348 episodes.

In 2020, the drama is currently re-airing on the newly launched Kapamilya Channel via pay cable and satellite, under the title Kadenang Ginto: The Golden Comeback. The re-run premiered on August 22, 2020, every weekend, replacing the second season of The Voice Teens.[13] However on May 8, 2021, the re-run of the series was replaced by the extension of Kapamilya Action Sabado and the re-run of 2019 Philippine fantasy drama television series, Parasite Island and Hiwaga ng Kambat. As a result, the remaining episodes until the finale moved to Jeepney TV as of May 3, 2021.


In January 2020, an Indonesian remake of Kadenang Ginto was announced. The Verona Pictures-produced adaptation, titled Putri Mahkota (lit.'Crown Princess'), debuted on January 5, 2020 on ANTV. It aired for 22 episodes of 110 minutes each until January 26, 2020.[14][15]


Kantar Media National TV Ratings
(3:50 PM PST)
Pilot Episode Finale Episode Peak Average
October 8, 2018[16]
February 7, 2020[17]
April 23, 2019[18]


Year Award Giving Body Category Recipient Results
2019 Golden Laurel Media Awards Best Daytime Drama Series Kadenang Ginto Won[19]
33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Daytime Drama Series Kadenang Ginto Won[20]
Best Drama Actress Beauty Gonzalez Nominated[21]
Dimples Romana Nominated
Best New Male TV Personality Seth Fedelin Nominated
5th Alta Media Icon Awards Best Daytime Drama Series Kadenang Ginto Won [22]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Heiress".
  2. ^ "About Kadenang Ginto". ABS-CBN Entertainment. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "WATCH: Teaser for ABS-CBN's newest series, Kadenang Ginto". ABS-CBN News. September 14, 2018. Retrieved September 14, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Kadenang Ginto Full Trailer: This October 8 on ABS-CBN!. ABS-CBN Entertainment. September 27, 2018. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Beauty Gonzalez to star in first project after aborted transfer; Adrian Alandy returns to ABS-CBN". Philippine Entertainment Portal. August 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "Goodbye, General: Robert Mondragon is returning to Kadenang Ginto". ABS-CBN News. October 7, 2019. Retrieved October 8, 2019.
  7. ^ "Richard Yap to play 'referee' between Daniela, Romina in Kadenang Ginto". ABS-CBN News. July 6, 2019. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  8. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 13, 2019). "Valerie Concepcion joins ABS-CBN rival of defunct GMA 7 Show". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  9. ^ "Bagong karakter, aabangan sa Kadenang Ginto". ABS-CBN News. September 13, 2019. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "What is Bea Alonzo doing in Kadenang Ginto? Fans ask after surprise cameo". ABS-CBN News. July 18, 2019. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
  11. ^ "'Si Angel ba 'yon?!' Surprise appearance in Kadenang Ginto sparks hope of crossover". ABS-CBN News. August 8, 2019. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
  12. ^ Video on Facebook
  13. ^ "Magbabalik ang Kadenang Ginto Simula ngayong weekend sa #KapamilyaChannel!".
  14. ^ "Indonesian remake of Kadenang Ginto now airing". ABS-CBN News. January 15, 2020. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  15. ^ "Kadenang Ginto gets Indonesian remake". Rappler. January 14, 2020. Retrieved January 15, 2020.
  16. ^ "NATIONAL TV RATINGS (October 8, 2018 – MONDAY)". abscbnpr. October 9, 2018. Archived from the original on October 9, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2018.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  17. ^ "National TV Ratings National TV Ratings (February 7-9, 2020)". ABS-CBN Corporate. February 10, 2020. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
  18. ^ "National TV Ratings (April 23 – 24, 2019)". ABS-CBN Corporate. April 25, 2019. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  19. ^ "Kadenang Ginto. Best Daytime Drama Series. Golden Laurel Media Awards 2019". spil.ph. April 25, 2019. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  20. ^ "ABS-CBN shows, stars win big at the 33rd Star Awards for TV". ABS-CBN News. October 14, 2019. Retrieved November 6, 2019.
  21. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (September 22, 2019). "33rd Star Awards for Television names TV Queens; PMPC bares nominees". Pep.ph. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  22. ^ "ABS-CBN shows, personalities dominate 5th Alta Media Icon Awards". ABS-CBN Corporate. October 17, 2019. Retrieved November 6, 2019.

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