Poor Señorita

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Poor Señorita
Poor Señorita title card.jpg
Title card
GenreComedy drama
Created byRenei Dimla
Written by
  • John Kenneth De Leon
  • Glaiza Ramirez
  • Marlon Miguel
Directed byDominic Zapata
Creative directorRoy Iglesias
StarringRegine Velasquez
Theme music composerArlene M. Calvo
Opening theme
  • "Tunay na Kayamanan" by Regine Velasquez
  • "Without You" by Lara Maigue
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes79 (list of episodes)
Executive producerKaye Atienza-Cadsawan
ProducerLenie Santos
Production locationsManila, Philippines
CinematographyRoman Theodossis
EditorSuzette Doctolero
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time24-35 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseMarch 28 (2016-03-28) –
July 15, 2016 (2016-07-15)

Poor Señorita (transl. Poor Miss) is a 2016 Philippine television drama comedy series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Dominic Zapata, it stars Regine Velasquez in the title role. It premiered on March 28, 2016 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Little Nanay. The series concluded on July 15, 2016 with a total of 79 episodes. It was replaced by Encantadia in its timeslot.

The series is streaming online on YouTube.[1]


Rita was the only daughter of her father, Daniel, who will later die of gastric cancer. Rita will later be diagnosed with gastric cancer like her father and warned that she only have three months left before she dies. Rita decides to give away and donate her assets. She will later discover that she was misdiagnosed. With no money and being pursued by a hitman, Rita hides and meets Kyla, Rambo, Charisse, Apol and Girlie who will help her.[2]

Cast and characters[edit]

Regine Velasquez
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Recurring cast
  • Jojit Lorenzo as Tero
  • Geleen Eugenio as Madam Lou
  • Rob Sy as Ruben "Drive U Crazy"
  • Atak as Hayme
  • Beatriz Imperial as Poochie
  • Manilyn Reynes as Ligaya Aya de Beauvoir
  • Camille Torres as Niña de Beauvoir
  • Tess Bomb as Anna
  • Divine Tetay as Pepay
  • Jelson Bay as Castor
  • Mikofresh Cruz as Kikay
  • Gladys Reyes as Lydia dela Cruz
  • Wilma Guerrero as Bubbles
  • Nhett Buenaflor as Blossom
  • Wenna Jarito as Buttercup
Guest cast


On January 4, 2016, Regine Velasquez renewed her contract with GMA Network. During the contract signing, Velasquez stated that she will be doing a musical-variety-comedy show and a "light" comedy series for 2016.[4] She described her character in the show as "a very different character for me to play." Her last acting role before Poor Señorita was I Heart You, Pare! in 2011.[5]

In a story conference held on January 29, 2016, actresses Snooky Serna and Jaya along with Sheena Halili, Valeen Montenegro, Jillian Ward, Miggs Cuaderno and Zymic Jaranilla joined Velasquez for the series while Mikael Daez acting as her love interest. Dominic Zapata directed the show.[6] StarStruck season 6's finalists Elyson de Dios and Ayra Mariano, who were personally requested by Velasquez herself to be part of her show, also joined the cast. It served as their first drama series after StarStruck.[7]


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Poor Senorita earned a 21.5% rating.[8] While the final episode scored a 22% rating.[9]


Accolades received by Poor Señorita
Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2016 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Primetime Drama Series Poor Señorita Nominated [10]
Best Child Performer Miggs Cuaderno Nominated
Best New Female TV Personality Ayra Mariano Nominated


  1. ^ "Poor Señorita (Full Episodes with English subtitles) - YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved February 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "Poor Señorita". Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Marquez, Pheobe (March 19, 2016). "Regine 'quirky & animated' in primetime comeback". philstar.com. PhilStar Global. Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  4. ^ Serato, Arniel (January 5, 2016). "Regine Velasquez inks two-year exclusive contract with GMA Network". PEP.ph. Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  5. ^ Rodriguez, Bea (March 4, 2016). "Regine Velasquez, may revelation tungkol sa pagganap nya sa 'Poor Señorita'". GMANetwork.com. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  6. ^ Acar, Aedrianne (January 29, 2016). "Bagong show ni Regine Velasquez na 'Poor Señorita,' agad nag-trend sa Twitter". GMA News Online. GMA Network Inc. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  7. ^ Noguera, Al Kendrick (February 18, 2016). "Regine Velasquez, ni-request na maging part sina Elyson de Dios at Ayra Mariano ng 'Poor Señorita'". GMANetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  8. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 31, 2014). "How did Regine Velasquez-starrer Poor Señorita fare in ratings game?". Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  9. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (January 1, 2017). "AGB: 10 Top-rating Pilot and Finale Primetime episodes in 2016". Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  10. ^ "LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards 2016 – television". Rappler. October 10, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2020.

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