Niño (TV series)
|Created by||Jules Katanyag|
|Directed by||Maryo J. de los Reyes|
|Creative director(s)||Jun Lana|
|Opening theme||"Liyab" by Aicelle Santos|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||80|
|Executive producer(s)||Leilani Feliciano-Sandoval|
|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– September 12, 2014|
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. The series concluded on September 12, 2014 with a total of 80 episodes. It was replaced by Strawberry Lane on its timeslot.
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.
Cast and characters
- Lead cast
- Supporting cast
- Angelu De Leon as Leny Inocente
- Katrina Halili as Hannah Sagrado-Ibarra
- Neil Ryan Sese as David Inocente
- Bianca Umali as Angelica "Gracie"
- Renz Valerio as Raphael Sagrado Ibarra
- Jay Manalo as Lucio
- German Moreno as Kapitan Pete
- Luz Valdez as Josefa "Epang" Inocente
- Dante Rivero as Don Pedro Sagrado
- Gloria Romero as Lola Violeta
- Julian Marcus Trono as Cocoy
- Ces Quesada as Danita Delos Santos
- Sandy Talag as Tiny Delos Santos
- Vincent Magbanua as Mat-Mat
- Flora Gasser as Yaya Ason
- Rafa Siguion-Reyna as Rico
- Stephanie Sol as Magda
- Jerald Napoles as Obet
- Nicole Dulalia as Patty
- Annika Camaya as Charito
- Andrea del Rosario as Olivia
- Guest cast
- Tom Rodriguez as Gabriel Ibarra
- Lito Legaspi as Manuel Reyes
- Bettina Carlos as Heidi
- Gian Magdangal as Juanito
- Isabelle Daza as Claire
- Jestoni Alarcon as Henry
- Mickey Ferriols as Cathy
- Barbara Miguel as Calay
- Sherilyn Reyes as Cynthia
- Lara Melissa De Leon as Perla
- Will Ashley De Leon as young Niño
- Julianna Richards as young Gracie
According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Nino earned a 21.2% rating. While the final episode achieved a 29.6% rating. The series had its highest rating on September 8, 2014 with a 30.4% rating.
- "Niño - A million stories for a billion people - HOOQ". www.hooq.tv. Retrieved 2017-08-17.
- "Niño (Full Episodes) - YouTube". Retrieved February 15, 2018.
- Ching, Mark Angelo (June 11, 2014). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (May 24-30, 2014): Dyesebel beats Niño pilot episode; The Legal Wife beats Rhodora X finale". Retrieved January 23, 2018.
- Ching, Mark Angelo (September 29, 2014). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (Sept 12-18, 2014): The Ryzza Mae Show consistently beats Be Careful; Strawberry Lane gets highest-rating pilot episode for 2014". Retrieved January 26, 2018.