5 Girls and Daddy
Genre Comedy-drama
Slice of Life
Format Teleserye
Created by IBC
Developed by Ginny Monteagudo-Ocampo
Written by Jose Javier Reyes
Jimuel dela Cruz
Directed by Jeffrey Jeturian
Starring Jeffrey Hidalgo
Cheska Garcia-Kramer
Xyriel Manabat
Abby Bautista
Tricia Santos
Sue Ramirez
Opening theme Isa Para Sa Lahat
by Jeffrey Hidalgo
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 122 (final)
Executive producer(s) Rowie Valencia
Lorna Feliciano
Running time 30-45 minutes
Original channel IBC
Picture format 480i SDTV
Original run October 8, 2012 – May 3, 2013
External links
Official Site

5 Girls and Daddy is a 2012 Philippine comedy-drama television series directed by Jeffrey Jeturian, starring Jeffrey Hidalgo playing the lead role of Alfedo Legaspi, a 35-year-old widower foster father raising his five daughters. The series was aired on IBC and worldwide on Global IBC from October 8, 2012 to May 3, 2013. It is the second television drama in the Philippines made by IBC to be shot and broadcast in high definition (HD).

The series is the first network-produced drama series of IBC under the network's primetime block PrimeTastik, aside from Esperanza which airs on the same station.



Alfedo Legaspi (Jeffrey Hidalgo), a 35-year-old widower foster father who journeys to the follow his help family. He would allow no one to stop her, as the mother nature Cheska (Cheska Garcia-Kramer) and his four daughters, namely 8-year-old Momay (Xyriel Manabat), 10-year-old Blanca (Abby Bautista), 17-year-old Grace (Tricia Santos) and 16-year-old Michelle (Sue Ramirez).

Cast and charactersEdit

Main CastEdit

Supporting CastEdit




According to Kantar Media/TNS ratings, 5 Girls and Daddy registered a 23.2% ratings share nationwide beating Princess and I (32.5%) vs. Aso ni San Roque (16.6%), which only got 21.8%. The pilot episode premiered victoriously reigning on first place nationwide. Since then, the series become the most-watched No. 1 teleserye on Philippine TV with two local drama series on IBC for primetime supremacy.


Production started on August 2012. The series is part of IBC's line-up of drama series, together with television series Esperanza and Dear Heart. Teasers were released in September 2012, which stated that the show was to air on primetime. The series premiered on October 8, 2012, on PrimeTastik. Hidalgo promoted the series by guesting in the noontime variety show Lunch Break on September 29.

From October 1-5, 2012, Jeffrey Hidalgo is the series appeared via the morning talk show Joey & Teysi where they promoted the series. There will be an advance screening of the teleserye’s first episode in Trinoma Mall in Quezon City on Saturday, October 6, at 10 am, where there will be free admission for the viewing public, with Hidalgo guested in Showbiz Star. These venues are: SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City, SM Mall of Asia Cinema, Robinson’s Galleria Cinema, and Robinson’s Place Cinema. On October 7, the cast visited SM North Skydome for a Grand Fans Day, they also followed by another appearance of Hidalgo in the PBA halftime Sunday.

There will also be simulcast screenings in five separate areas or barangays in different parts of Metro Manila, from October 8 to 12. Screenings will be done in one public area per day where the target public can watch the explosive teleserye as it is aired on IBC. On Monday, October 8, the screening is in SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City; on Tuesday, October 9, the screening is set in Bgy. Pinagbuhatan; on Wednesday, October 10, it will be held in Taguig City University; and on Friday, October 12, it will be at the Oreta Sports Complex in Malabon, the screening was attended by many acclaimed artist and critics namely Hidalgo and Xyriel Manabat. On Saturday, there will also be a special screening at the San Andres Sports Complex in Manila.

DVD ReleaseEdit

IBC-13 has released 5 Girls and Daddy on DVD set contains all episodes in volume 1-3.

Awards and NominationsEdit

USTv Student Choice AwardsEdit

  • 9th USTv Student's Choice Awards (Best Ensembel Performance) - Won (Jeffrey Hidalgo)
  • 9th USTv Student's Choice Awards (Best Daily Local Soap Opera) - Won

KBP Golden Dove AwardsEdit

  • 2012 KBP Golden Dove Awards (Best Drama Series) - Won

Anak TV Seal AwardsEdit

  • 2012 Anak TV Seal Awardee (Most Favorite TV Programs) - Won


  • This is IBC's second teleserye in the primetime block alongside Esperanza which airs on the same station.

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