The Half Sisters

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The Half Sisters
The Half Sisters title card.jpg
Title card
Created by Dode Cruz
Developed by Luningning Ribay
Written by
Directed by
Creative director(s)
Narrated by
  • Barbie Forteza as Diana
  • Thea Tolentino as Ashley
Opening theme "Ibibigay Ko ang Lahat" by Maricris Garcia
Composer(s) Tata Betita
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 418
Executive producer(s) Winnie Hollis-Reyes
Production location(s)
Cinematography Jay Linao
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 25-35 minutes
Production company(s) GMA Entertainment TV
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release June 9, 2014 (2014-06-09) – January 15, 2016 (2016-01-15)
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The Half Sisters is a 2014 Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Mark A. Reyes, it stars Barbie Forteza and Thea Tolentino in the title roles. It premiered on June 9, 2014 replacing Villa Quintana on the network's Afternoon Prime line up and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV on June 10, 2014.[1] The series concluded on January 15, 2016 with a total of 418 episodes. It was replaced by Wish I May in its timeslot.[2][3][4]

The series is streaming online on HOOQ as video on demand.[5]


The series of twin sisters about family, Rina and Alfred marriage and formerly boyfriend Benjie also she got pregnant and give a birth for twin baby girls. The DNA test was identification will become father with Rina are called hetero-paternal superfecundation.

Cast and characters[edit]

Barbie Forteza portrays Diane Mercado.
Ruru Madrid portrays Joaquin Castillo.
Sanya Lopez portrays Lorna.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Extended cast


On June 9, 2015 marked the first anniversary of the series.[6]

During a press visit to the series' set located in Commonwealth, Quezon City, GMA Network announced that The Half Sisters. Director Mark Reyes shared that the show is once again extended until January 15, 2016. He also shared that the show's final chapter will now focus on an edgier plot and might not have another special guest since they want to focus on their lead stars.[7]


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of The Half Sisters earned an 11.5% rating.[8] While the final episode scored a 23.2% rating.[9]


Year Award Category Recipient Result
2014 PMPC Star Awards for TV 2014 Best Daytime Drama Series The Half Sisters Nominated
Best New Male TV Personality Andre Paras Nominated
2015 ENPRESS Golden Screen Television Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actor Won
PMPC Star Awards for TV 2015 Best Daytime Drama Series The Half Sisters Won
Best Supporting Actress Jean Garcia Nominated
2016 2016 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Love Team on TV Andre Paras & Barbie Forteza Won
Most Popular Daytime Drama The Half Sisters Won


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