ABS-CBN presentsAgimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla(The Amulet: The Chronicles of Ramon Revilla) is a series based on the movies of Ramon Revilla Sr. of the 90's and 00's, which features the Filipino cultural belief in the powers of an agimat or amulet. The milieu of the characters and stories are primarily set in Cavite province where the belief in amulets remains strong to this day.
The Agimat series will comprise four titles. Tiagong Akyat is played by Gerald Anderson wherein he has superhuman strength, speed, and the ability to climb high walls through his amulet that makes him invincible. Tonyong Bayawak is played by Coco Martin and has the abilities and characteristics of the bayawak (monitor lizard). Elias Paniki is played by Jake Cuenca who will have the quest to destroy all witches and warlocks. Pepeng Agimat is played by Jolo Revilla, who will fulfill the mission of killing of the aswangs or vampires.
But during Season 2, it is now transform into an afternoon mini-series as part of Haponstatic block. Bianong Bulag is played by Jason Abalos a blind young man gets hold of an amulet that makes him a deadly sharpshooter a special power he uses to help those in need. Kapitan Inggo is played again by Jolo Revilla which has the power to ward off bullets and conquer his enemies.
The series aired on ABS-CBN, locally available in the Philippines. In March 2011, however, the said network announced that the Agimat series was unofficially cancelled because of poor ratings as the two installments were no longer aired permanently.
Tiago the Climber or Climbing Tiago; based on a true story of Santiago "Tiagong Akyat" Ronquillo.
Tiagong Akyat was one of the most famous outlaws in Philippine history. He terrorized Manila and the nearby provinces in the 1920s, looting homes and establishments. There was a legend that he only looted the homes of the rich and even helped the poor. Such was his notoriety that rarely had a newspaper been issued in any day without any news about him.
Bullied in school for being the geeky and clumsy student, Pepe will discover that there is a mission he has inherited from his father that he must fulfill. He will be passed a magical amulet which he must use in vanquishing the clan of the aswang that is terrorizing Cavite. But when Pepe falls for the beautiful and mysterious lady named Lora, he will be forced to choose between his mission and his love for her.
Antonio "Tonyo" Dela Cruz (Coco Martin), a responsible father who hunts monitor lizards for a living has been chose by a fairy of the forest to battle injustice and to restore peace in Cavite under the guise of Tonyong Bayawak. But the death of his wife Maring leads him to cross the thin line between hero and vigilante.
Elias' mother died the night she gave birth to Elias to live with his foster parents. Elias takes mixed martial arts: Muay Thai training by a soldier named Victor, is given an amulet with extraordinary powers, the "bertud ng paniki." He uses the amulet to fight off the mangkukulam who is feared to have returned.
2011 PMPC Star Awards for Television's "Best Drama/Mini-Series"
NOTE: Aside from Saturday night (August 15, 2009 as Tiagong Akyat-August 21, 2010 as Elias Paniki), Season 2 was already moved to January 24, 2011 but unofficially ended on March 18 for the series' cancellation.