Machete (TV series)

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Based on Machete (1990)
Directed by
Starring Aljur Abrenica
Opening theme "Ikaw na Nga" by Aljur Abrenica
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 40
Executive producer(s) Wilma Galvante
Location(s) Philippines
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 30–45 minutes
Production company(s) GMA Entertainment TV
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release January 24 (2011-01-24) – March 19, 2011 (2011-03-19)[1][dead link]

Machete is a 2011 Philippine television drama fantasy series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is an adaptation from a character of the same name created by Pablo S. Gomez. Directed by Don Michael Perez and Gina Alajar, it stars Aljur Abrenica in the title role. It premiered on January 24, 2011 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Jillian: Namamasko Po and worldwide on January 26, 2011 on GMA Pinoy TV.[2] The series concluded on March 18, 2011 with a total of 40 episodes.[3][dead link] It was replaced by Captain Barbell on its timeslot.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast
  • Daniella Amable as Young Rosella
  • Sheena Lorenzo as Young Marla


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila People/Individual television ratings, the pilot episode of Machete earned a 12.8% rating.[5] While the final episode scored a 13.2% rating.[6]


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