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Title card
Developed by
  • Jose Mari Abacan
  • Lia Domingo
  • Cyril Ramos
  • Jerome Zamora
Written by
Directed by Linnet Zurbano
Creative director(s) Jenny Ferre
Opening theme "Ka-Trops" by Jireh Lim
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Tagalog
No. of episodes 238
Executive producer(s) Adrian Raphael V. Santos
  • Antonio P. Tuviera
  • Jacqui L. Cara
  • Michael Tuviera
  • Jojo C. Oconer
  • Ramel L. David
  • Camille G. Montaño
Production location(s)
  • Bong Guillermo
  • Tara Illenberger
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 15-30 minutes
Production company(s) Television and Production Exponents Inc.
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release October 24, 2016 (2016-10-24) – September 22, 2017 (2017-09-22)

Trops (lit. Troupes) is a 2016 Philippine television drama romance comedy series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Linnet Zurbano, it stars Kenneth Medrano, Miggy Tolentino, Joel Palencia, Jon Timmons, Tommy Peñaflor, Kim Last and Taki Saito. It premiered on October 24, 2016 on the network's noontime line up replacing Calle Siete and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV.[1][2][3] The series concluded on September 22, 2017 with a total of 238 episodes. It was replaced by The Lolas' Beautiful Show in its timeslot.

Cast and characters[edit]

Kenneth Medrano portrays Ken Garcia Mercado.

Lead cast[edit]

The rebellious son of Kevin Mercado and Celia Garcia. Powerful, obedient, being positive, trustful, competitive and the lead most responsible person of all the Trops, but sometimes being weak, arrogant, jealous and hot-tempered. Even he has faces some consequences and trials in life, although he will be falling in love with Taki, he will do everything not just in his love and family affection, also with his friends. In the finale, he is finally grant his wish to be engaged with Taki in the future.
Jon's youngest sister and Slyvia's daughter.
  • Miggy Tolentino as Miguelito "Miggy" Tolentino
  • Joel Palencia as Joel "Jo" Santos
  • Jon Timmons as Jonathan "Jon" Masson
  • Tommy Peñaflor as Tommy "Taba" Fernando
  • Kim Last as Kim Michael Park
  • Toni Aquino as Joanna "Liempo" Santos
  • Krystal Reyes as Zoey Sevilla
  • Shaira Mae Dela Cruz as Amanda "Mandy" Santiago-Tolentino

Recurring cast[edit]

Guest cast[edit]

  • Ai-Ai Delas Alas as Madam Rosa Mystica "Rose" Carpio Vda. de Roxas
  • Ina Raymundo as Ms. Prof. Almalyn Macauba
  • Glenda Garcia as Celia Garcia (Kenneth's Mom)
  • Maureen Mauricio as Ms. Rebecca Silangkuan
  • Gilleth Sandico as Zita Sevilla (Zoey's Mom)
  • Marco Alcaraz as Bastie
  • Lou Veloso as Uge / Noy
  • Ermie Concepcion as Ces
  • Rolando Inocencio as Mr. Sarmiento
  • Kate Lapuz as Pia Angelie Avela
  • Francis Mata as Mr. Chua
  • VJ Mendoza as School Pageant Host
  • Andrew Gan as Carlo
  • Afi Africa as Mr. Kulote
  • Rhett Romero as Zoey's Father
  • Myka Flores as Mariah
  • Ryan Arana as Loren Jaime
  • Therese Malvar as Veronica "Nurse Roni / Nica" Sanchez
  • Kenken Nuyad as Renato "Nato" Monteza
  • Yasser Marta as Drew (Jon's friend)
  • Phytos Ramirez as Diego
  • Jan Marini as Aling Ces
  • Jojo Alejar as Dindo Soterio
  • Empress Schuck as Monette Soterio
  • Super Tekla as Tiffany


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Trops earned a 15.5% rating.[4] While the final episode scored a 4.1 rating in Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes.[5]


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