Niño (TV series)

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Title card
Genre Drama
Created by Jules Katanyag
Written by
  • Jules Katanyag
  • Anna Aleta Nadela
  • Ma. Zita Garganera
Directed by Maryo J. de los Reyes
Creative director(s) Jun Lana
Opening theme "Liyab" by Aicelle Santos
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s)
No. of episodes 80
Executive producer(s) Leilani Feliciano-Sandoval
Location(s) Manila, Philippines
Cinematography Jun Gonzales
  • Joseph Nieva
  • Lara Theresa Linsangan
  • Lawrence John Villena
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 27-38 minutes
Production company(s) GMA Entertainment TV
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release May 26 (2014-05-26) – September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)
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Niño is a 2014 Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Maryo J. de los Reyes, it stars Miguel Tanfelix and David Remo. It premiered on May 26, 2014 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Carmela: Ang Pinakamagandang Babae sa Mundong Ibabaw and worldwide on May 26, 2014 (North America) and May 27, 2014 (Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe) on GMA Pinoy TV.[1] The series concluded on September 12, 2014 with a total of 80 episodes. It was replaced by Strawberry Lane on its timeslot.

The series is streaming online on HOOQ and YouTube.[2][3]


Niño Inocente (Miguel Tanfelix) is a fun-loving teenager who is close to his family and friends and was brought up by his adoptive parents, David and Leny Inocente, to be righteous and obedient. Niño, a mentally-challenged teenager, learns how to overcome obstacles along with his best friends, Tukayo (David Remo), who is unknowingly the Santo Niño (the Infant Jesus), and Gracie (Bianca Umali), on whom he later develops a crush, and continues to inspire his community with his good teachings. The prominent Sagrado family of Barangay Pag-asa is close with Niño, especially Hannah, unknowingly to her is Niño’s real mother. Hannah hopes to be reunited with her long-lost son one day, who was separated from her. There are still many negative forces in Barangay Pag-asa, such as the Santoses and Lucio, the Sagrado’s loyal but scheming assistant. Niño and his father, Gabriel were separated from Hannah during an ambush caused by Lucio. The whole community gradually learns from their mistakes to become better, kind-hearted people and to stay strong in their faith.

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Lead cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Nino earned a 21.2% rating.[4] While the final episode achieved a 29.6% rating. The series had its highest rating on September 8, 2014 with a 30.4% rating.[5]


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