Maria Mercedes (Philippine TV series)

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Maria Mercedes
Mariamercedestitlecard.jpg
Genre
Created by Gina Marissa Tagasa (Philippine version)
Based on María Mercedes
by Inés Rodena
Developed by Ruel S. Bayani
Written by
  • Raymund Barcelon
  • Janice O'Hara
  • Bridgette Rebuca
  • Genesis Rodriguez
Directed by
Creative director(s) Johnny delos Santos
Starring
Opening theme Maria Mercedes
by Jessy Mendiola[1]
Composer(s) Thalía
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s)
No. of episodes 80 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Rachel Aguilos
  • Desirey Fernandez-Juan
Production location(s) Philippines
Cinematography
  • Eric dela Cruz
  • Jafet Tutanes
Running time 30-45 minutes
Monday - Friday at 21:15 (PST)
Production company(s)
Release
Original network ABS-CBN
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release October 7, 2013 (2013-10-07) – January 24, 2014 (2014-01-24)

Maria Mercedes is a 2013 romantic family drama melodrama teleserye based on the 1992 Mexican telenovela of the same title that aired on Televisa, that starred Thalía and Arturo Peniche. It was topbilled by Jessy Mendiola, Jake Cuenca, Jason Abalos and Nikki Gil. The series premiered on ABS-CBN's Primetime Bida evening block and worldwide on The Filipino Channel from October 7, 2013 to January 24, 2014, replacing Muling Buksan Ang Puso.[2][3]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

Guest cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Reception[edit]

KANTAR MEDIA NATIONAL TV RATINGS
(09:15PM PST)
PILOT EPISODE FINALE EPISODE PEAK AVERAGE SOURCE
23.8%
22.8%
TBA
TBA
[4]

Twitter[edit]

Maria Mercedes was a trending topic on Twitter on September 22, 2013 when the lead stars Mendiola, Cuenca and Abalos guested in the comedy talk show Gandang Gabi, Vice. Meanwhile, during the grand presscon held at Pattio Ibarra on September 27, 2013, one of its cast member Devon Seron, who plays the role of Maria Mercedes' younger sister "Rosario", was the No. 1 Trending topic with hashtag #DevonSeronAsRosarioAlegreInMM.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maria Mercedes Music Video". YouTube. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
  2. ^ "'Maria Mercedes' remake to air on ABS-CBN". ABS CBN News. June 6, 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2013.
  3. ^ "Jessy Mendiola is Maria Mercedes". Philippine Entertainment Portal. April 14, 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2013.
  4. ^ NATIONAL TV RATINGS (Urban + Rural): October 7, 2013 – Monday
  5. ^ "'Maria Mercedes in Kapamilya Forum, Devon Seron trended no. 1". July 27, 2013. Retrieved June 27, 2013.