Munting Heredera

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Munting Heredera
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Also known as Little Heiress
Genre Drama
Developed by Agnes Gagelonia-Uligan
Written by
  • Michiko Yamamoto
  • Maribel Ilag
  • Gilbeys Sardea
Directed by Maryo J. de los Reyes
Creative director(s) Jun Lana
Starring Gloria Romero
Theme music composer
Opening theme "Ang Aking Munting Bituin" by La Diva
Ending theme "Sa Isip Ko" by Rachelle Ann Go
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 195
Executive producer(s) Nieva M. Sabit
Production location(s) Manila, 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 May 9, 2011 (2011-05-09) – February 3, 2012 (2012-02-03)

Munting Heredera (International title: Little Heiress) is a Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Maryo J. de los Reyes, it stars Gloria Romero.[1] It premiered on May 9, 2011 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Dwarfina and worldwide on May 11, 2011 on GMA Pinoy TV.[2] The series concluded on February 3, 2012 with a total of 195 episodes. It was replaced by Biritera in its timeslot.

The series was extended for five weeks and after one week, the show was extended again for an additional five weeks. A third extension of ten weeks later followed.[3]


Doña Anastacia (or simply "Ana"), a rich widowed businesswoman and a loving grandmother, is searching for her rightful heiress. Three young women, Jennifer, Michelle and Calila, born and raised in different ways and each with a distinct story of their own, claim to be the one she is looking for. In the end, fate will lead the true heiress to where she belongs and to claim what is rightfully hers.

Cast and characters[edit]

Katrina Halili portrays Lynette Sarmiento Montereal.
Main cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast

Mexican remake[edit]

In 2016, Munting Heredera, is slated to have an adaptation in Mexico, marking the first GMA drama series that adopted in a Latin country. The planned remake will be produced by Telefilm Atlantico S.A., also they acquired the program's format and plot thru GMA Worldwide Inc’s (GWI) license agent based in South America, Latin Media Corporation.[5]


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the final episode scored a 27.7% rating.[6]


ENPRESS Golden Screen TV Awards
    • 2011: Outstanding Original Drama Series Nomination
    • 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Winner: Gabby Eigenmann
    • 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nomination: Roderick Paulate
    • 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nomination: Gloria Romero
    • 2013: Outstanding Original Drama Series Nomination
    • 2013: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Winner: Neil Ryan Sese
2012 PMPC Star Awards for Television
    • Best Drama Series Nomination
    • Best Child Performer Nomination: Mona Louise Rey
17th Asian Television Awards 2012


  1. ^ Gloria Romero and Camille Prats search for missing pieces of their lives in Munting Heredera
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  4. ^ Sharmaine Arnaiz, balik-shobiz na rin
  5. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 15, 2016). "Mona Louise Rey-starrer, Munting Heredera, to get local adaptation in Mexico". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  6. ^ Santiago, Erwin (February 7, 2012). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila People & Household Ratings (Feb. 3-6): Three new Kapuso shows debut strongly; Eat Bulaga! prevails over It's Showtime". Retrieved March 2, 2018.

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