The Tabing Ilog cast members
|Theme music composer||Barbie Almalbis|
|Opening theme||"Tabing Ilog" by Barbie's Cradle|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||244|
|Running time||90 minutes (every Sunday)|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original release||March 14, 1999– October 19, 2003|
Tabing Ilog (English translation: The Riverside / The Riverbank) is a youth-oriented Filipino television drama series which aired on ABS-CBN Channel 2 for more than four years from late 1990s to the early 2000s. It was topbilled by Paula Peralejo, John Lloyd Cruz, Patrick Garcia, Jodi Sta. Maria, Paolo Contis, Desiree del Valle, Baron Geisler and Kaye Abad which the story circulates on their friendship and find their paths in finding new friends. The show was extremely popular and till this day is being referenced in Philippine pop culture.
The premise of the series focuses on the friendship of best friends Anne, Eds, Badong, James, Rovic, Fonzy, Corrine and George.
- Paula Peralejo as Angela "Anne" de Guzman
- Kaye Abad as Epifania "Eds/Ponyang" delos Santos
- Desiree del Valle as Corrine Ledesma
- Jodi Sta. Maria as Georgina "George" Fuentebella
- Paolo Contis as Salvador "Badong" Magtibay
- Patrick Garcia as Jaime "James" Collantes
- John Lloyd Cruz as Rolando Victor "Rovic" Mercado
- Baron Geisler as Alfonso "Fonzy" Ledesma
- Trina Zuniga as Maria / Cecilia Dela Rhea
- Carol Banawa as Andrea "Andoy"
- Camille Prats as Natasha
- Juddha Paolo as Roy
- Angelene Aguilar as Patpi "Pat P"
- Paolo Paraiso as Dodge
- Maoui David as Hillary "Maoui"
- Brian Tan as Jiggs
- Mylene Dizon as Jennifer "Jenny" Ricafort
- Rica Peralejo as Anne's sister (She appears on flashback scenes. She was the ex-girlfriend of James who committed suicide.)
- Ian Galliguez as Sabrina
- Caridad Sanchez as Lola Juling Mercado (Rovic's grandmother)
- Angel Aquino as Tita Pia Fuentebella (George's stepmother)
- Mat Ranillo III as Carlos Fuentebella (George's father)
- Susan Africa as Esperanza "Esper" Magtibay (Badong's mother)
- Pen Medina as Epifanio "Panyong" delos Santos (Eds' father)
- Daria Ramirez as Azon delos Santos (Eds's mother)
- Mico Palanca as Perry
- Janette McBride as Fair
- Rafael Rosell IV as Oliver McFuller
- Leandro Muñoz as Fran Ledesma (Fonzy and Corrine's stepbrother)
- Julia Clarete as Cynthia "Cecilia" Ledesma (Fonzy and Corrine's stepsister)
- Lito Legaspi as Francisco Ledesma (Fonzy and Corrine's father)
- Gio Alvarez as Boyet delos Santos (Eds's older brother)
- Dimples Romana as Jacqueline "Jackie"
- Anna Larrucea as Gail
- Eugene Domingo as Badong and Corrine's drama class professor
- Dan Fernandez as Tito Jun Mercado (Rovic's stepfather)
- Beth Tamayo as Sonia
- Al Tantay as Anne's father
- Efren Reyes Jr. as Badong's father
- Gerard Pizzaras
- Romaro Salcedo as Ryan Cervantes
- PMPC Star Awards for Television's Best Youth-Oriented Program (1999-2002)
- Tabing Ilog: Then and Now Spot.ph (April 18, 2014). Retrieved on December 23, 2014.