Pyra: Babaeng Apoy

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Pyra: Babaeng Apoy
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Title card
Also known as Pyra: The Fire Woman
Genre
Developed by Geng Delgado
Written by
  • Ana Aleta-Nadela
  • Rhona Lean Sales
  • Geng Delgado
Directed by Roderick Lindayag
Starring Thea Tolentino
Opening theme "Saan Darating ang Umaga?" by Kyla
Composer(s) George Canseco
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 70
Production
Executive producer(s) May Joy Lumboy-Pili
Production location(s) Pasig City, Philippines
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 30-45 minutes
Production company(s) GMA Entertainment TV
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release August 26 (2013-08-26) – November 29, 2013 (2013-11-29)

Pyra: Babaeng Apoy (International title: Pyra: Fire Woman) is a 2013 Philippine television drama fantasy series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Roderick Lindayag, it stars Thea Tolentino. It premiered on August 26, 2013 on the network's Afternoon Prime line up replacing Kakambal ni Eliana and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV on August 27, 2013.[1][2] The series concluded on November 29, 2013 with a total of 70 episodes.

Set in Isla del Fuego, Pyra was a pyrokinetic since birth, meaning she has an ability to raise fire whenever her emotions affect her. Besides that, she is a normal girl who lives with her mother. Her life will change when she falls in love with a man. Unknown to her return in Isla del Fuego, there she will meet her twin sister named Fyra, the alter ego that will cause trouble to the human world. She will deceive and will change Pyra's fate.

Premise[edit]

Pyra is the daughter of Ramon and Barbara Del Fierro was raised by Merly Lucente-Del Fierro who became her step-mother. When she was still a baby, her father Ramon was attacked by an unknown assailants because he's a pyrokinetic while Barbara gains a burn on her face. She was taken by Merly and to raise her to become a fine woman and she keeps the secret about her real parents. As she grows up, she becomes pyrokinetic when she is angry as she demonstrates her pyrokinetic powers by creating fire to scare the troublemakers away with her eyes changed from brown to burnt orange when activating her powers. At some point after the incident, Barbara marries Daniel Del Fierro and adopts a girl named Cindy who is an extremely brash and spoiled rich girl under her aunt Susan Del Fierro's tutelage to get what she wants. Pyra later works as a janitor in the theater and meets Jeffrey which is the man who she loves but later becomes frail due to her powers that she might hurt anyone with her ability to manipulate fire when Cindy treats her like trash and physically abuses her due to her feelings for Jeffrey and she can make her more humiliated to make her as an standing rivalry for the man they love and will do anything to get Jeffrey from Pyra.

As the story progresses, Ramon was alive after surviving an attack several years prior and now works in the circus headed by Sirko (German Moreno). He manages to rescue Pyra after being pursued and kidnapped by Daniel and his cohorts and treats her injuries until she recovers. Pyra notices Ramon is a pyrokinetic like she is but his pyrokinetic powers are weaken and not concentrated enough due to his age. Pyra eventually use her powers which Ramon was surprised to see it was powerful than he is until it reveals that Pyra is his daughter before they keep a secret to Barbara after being told by Merly. Both father and daughter continues their work in the circus until they escape from Sirko's abusive and greedy daughter, Osang who is a knack for paying them some big money. Ramon eventually reunites with Barbara after she escaped from Daniel and Susan which Ramon reveals that Daniel was the one who plans to kill him several years ago due to his jealousy towards him for Barbara and also knows that Pyra is their daughter much to Barbara's happiness. Barbara decides to settle down in the other province with Ramon and Pyra by taking the roro cruise ship.

Cast and characters[edit]

Gladys Reyes portrays Susan del Fierro.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast

Ratings[edit]

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Pyra: Babaeng Apoy earned a 15.6% rating.[3] While the final episode scored a 14.1% rating.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwZA5RsCLdg
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSCxzqT5Hww
  3. ^ Tuazon, Nikko (September 11, 2013). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (August 26 to September 1, 2013): Mundo Mo'y Akin beats Got To Believe's pilot episode by .1 percent". Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Santiago, B.A. (December 6, 2013). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (November 25–December 1, 2013): Pyra finishes strong; Akin Pa Rin Ang Bukas jumps to No. 1 slot". Retrieved March 1, 2018.

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