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Chacha
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Genre Family drama
Comedy
Slice of life
Format Teleserye
Created by IBC Creative Department
Mel Mendoza-del Rosario
Developed by Ginny Monteagudo-Ocampo
Written by Jaja Amarillo
Myxkaella Villalon
Directed by Toto Natividad
Babeth Lati
Starring Chacha Cañete
Sam Y.G.
Nicole Andersson
Theme music composer Freddie Saturno
Opening theme Kahit Na
by Patrisha Samson
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Filipino
Tagalog
English
No. of episodes 103 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Francis Custodio Abuan Jr.
Patty & Sam Fashion Collection
Producer(s) Ruchel Covacha
Editor(s) Marya Ignacio
Godwin Lucena
Location(s) Quezon City, Philippines
Mandaluyong City
Cinematography Arnie Alvaro
Running time Mon–Fri at 3:00 pm (PST);
30–45 minutes
Production company(s) Secarats Talent Management Services
Broadcast
Original channel IBC
Picture format 480i SDTV
1080i HDTV
Original run November 27, 2017 – April 20, 2018
External links
Website
Chacha is a 2017 Philippine family drama television series directed by Toto Natividad and Babeth Lati, starring Chacha Cañete in her first leading role. The series premiered on IBC's Noontime Ang Dating noontime block and worldwide on Global IBC from November 27, 2017 to April 27, 2018, replacing Eh, Kasi Bata!.

It airs every weekday mornings from 11:15am–12:00nn and served as a pre-programming for APO Tanghali Na!. On January 29, 2018, IBC and Secarats moved the show to its new timeslot at 3:00pm on the network's Hapon Ang Dating afternoon block, airing after APO Tanghali Na!.

PlotEdit

The series shows life through the eyes of a young girl named Chacha (Chacha Cañete). Born in a building in Manila, Chacha grew up living a simple life with her father Zanjoe (Sam Y.G.), her mother Mariz (Nicole Andersson), her grandmother Nanette (Marianne dela Riva) and her grandfaher Allan (Phillip Salvador). As a kind-hearted veterinarian, Zanjoe barely earned to make success when the support and love of his family. Through their love for each other, everyday in Chacha's life seems happy and content. As fate would have it, a preserve for his parents' strained relationship which Zanjoe and Mariz worked their living. This forced the family to prevent for the city to find a better life. Although faced with many challenges in their life in the city, Chacha and her family showed that though hope, perseverance, love of family and friends, all things are achievable. Through the eyes of Chacha the world takes on an perception full of relationships, second chances, forgiveness, and love.

Cast and CharactersEdit

Main CastsEdit

Supporting CastEdit

Guest CastEdit

  • Mike Lloren as Albert Hermoso
  • Jake Roxas as Rodel Lorenzo
  • Ana Feleo as Karen Uytingco
  • Vangie Martelle as Janine Georgina
  • Francis Mossman as Luis Avellana
  • Gian Sotto as Ronnie Matsunaga
  • Ehra Madrigal as Antoinette Santos
  • Atong Redillas as Nino Manaloto
  • Lara Fabregas as Celeste Quesada
  • Alchris Galura as Ronan Ocampo
  • Arthur Solinap as Louie Alvarez
  • Ria Garcia as Gina Enriquez
  • Leni Santos as Kathleen Cardenas
  • Jim Pebanco as Ralph Abellana
  • Mimi Larain as Pamela Suarez

EpisodesEdit

Main article: List of Chacha episodes

ProductionEdit

CastingEdit

Chacha marks the first self-titled teleserye of Chacha Cañete in her leading role as a young talent of Secarats Artist Group, the third teleserye of Sam Y.G. after Janella in Wonderland and Hanggang Kailan, Annaliza?, and ironically his very first daytime drama, and the teleserye debut of Nicole Andersson.

FilmingEdit

Filming for Eh, Kasi Bata! began in September 4, 2017.

Timeslot changeEdit

IBC and Secarats decided to move Chacha to a later timeslot at 3pm as part of Hapon Ang Dating afternoon block starting January 29, 2016, after the conclusion of Ikaw Pala 'Yon, to give way for Little Alonzo at the late morning/early noontime slot. This marks the second time that the two Secarats-produced drama series promoted in the network's afternoon block, the first being Mars Ravelo's Roberta and Hulog ng Langit; and recently, another drama Silang mga Sisiw sa Lansangan.

SoundtrackEdit

  • Kahit Na (Roselle Nava) (composer: Freddie Saturno) - Patrisha Samson
  • Heavens and the Earth (The Lonely Hearts) (composer: Vehnee Saturno, arranger: Albert Tamayo) - Joyce Abestano

See alsoEdit

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