|Developed by||Ruel S. Bayani|
Dado C. Lumibao|
|Directed by||Wenn V. Deramas|
|Theme music composer||Vehnee Saturno|
by Dingdong Avanzado
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||248 (total)|
|Executive producer(s)||Vic del Rosario, Jr.|
|Producer(s)||Veronique Del Rosario-Corpus|
|Running time||30-45 minutes|
|Picture format||480i SDTV|
|Original run||July 2, 2012 – June 14, 2013|
|Related shows||Esperanza (1997-1999, ABS-CBN)|
Esperanza was a 2012 Philippine television drama based on ABS-CBN's 1997 television series of the same name that starred Judy Ann Santos. Directed by Wenn V. Deramas, it is topbilled by Cristine Reyes as her lead role Esperanza. The series was aired on IBC produced by Viva Television and worldwide on Global IBC from July 2, 2012 to June 14, 2013.
It marks as the first primetime series produced by Viva Television for IBC. This is also the first television drama in the Philippines made by IBC to be shot and broadcast in high definition (HD). Also, the first ever primetime slot of IBC after 2 years hiatus (with El Corazón del Oro, Ula ang Batang Gubat and Kroko Takas sa Zoo).
Esperanza Estrera (Cristine Reyes) named of the series follows Esperanza's search for her real family well it new Anton (Onemig Bondoc). It seems that father Juan Selgado (Bobby Andrews), got married withour the approval of her mom Isabel (Angelu de Leon). To be together Isabel refused to marry the man her mother promised her to, Jaime Elustre, and Juan left the girl he had been dating at the time.
Cast and CharactersEdit
- Cristine Reyes as Esperanza Estrera
- Onemig Bondoc as Anton Montejo
- Jake Cuenca as Raphael Salgado
- Angelu de Leon as Isabel Illutre de Salgado
- Bobby Andrews as Jun-Jun Estrera
- Shy Carlos as Cecille Montejo
- Josh Padilla as Danilo
- Yam Concepcion as Karen Carvajal de Montejo
- John James Uy as Buboy
- Antoinette Taus as Atty. Cynthia Salazar
- Phillip Salvador as Juan Salgado
- Gloria Diaz as Celia Estrera
- Jennifer Sevilla as Doña Consuelo
- Lloyd Samartino as Luis
- Ara Mina as Ester
- Cogie Domingo as Noel
- Joanna Morales as Eliza
- Lucas Zamora as Jaime Illustre
- Nikki Bacolod as Andrea Salgado
- Lito Pimentel as Joaquin Montejo
- LJ Moreno as Donna
- Red Sternberg as Raul Montejo
- Say Alonzo as Sandra
- Candy Pangilinan as Belinda Montejo
- Michael Flores as Emil
- Jaycee Parker as Vanessa
- Gerald Pesingan as Tim Estrera
- Biboy Ramirez as Delfin
- Melissa Mendez as Elena
- Cogie Domingo as JayJay
- Directors: Wenn V. Deramas
- Writers: Dado C. Lumibao and Reggie Amigo
- Executive Producer: Vic del Rosario, Jr.
- Producers: Veronique del Rosario-Corpus
- Supervising Producer: Olive de Jesus
- Musical Score and Sound Design: Vehnee Saturno
- Headwriter: RJ Nuevas
- Editors: Ben Panaligan amd Mel Fernandez
- Make-Up Artist: Wheng Legaspi
Esperanza become the most-watched program on its premiere, grabbing third place in the ratings nationwide, according to the July 2 data released by Kantar Media. The pilot episode garnered 12.1% ratings share beating the rival programs Walang Hanggan (41.5%) of ABS-CBN and Luna Blanca (15.2%) of GMA Network. The series also premiered victoriously in the ABS-CBN and GMA dominated area garnering a total of 10.5% people ratings grabbing second place and received 20.2% household ratings share on third place, still beating its competitor Lorenzo's Time and One True Love. According to the July 23–27 data published by Kantar Media and AGB Nielsen, Esperanza became the new primetime leader nationwide, even in the ABS-CBN and GMA dominated area, despite its late timeslot. It is also the most-watched series overall nationwide with an average rating of 11.6% in the month of July.
Since then, Esperanza became the newest Philippine drama of 2012 to surpass the 30% margin, registering a whooping of 11%. In October 29, the series proved its supremacy long-running drama remained its lead despite its 4-month-airing and the entrance of ABS-CBN's Ina, Kapatid, Anak and GMA's Luna Blanca in the month of October with an average rating of 40.9% ratings share nationwide.
From July 1, the cast members of the series guest performed at halftime with the PBA promoted their latest drama. First to make an appearance were Cristine Reyes, followed by the artist of the Esperanza: The Official Soundtrack album. Reyes once again promoted the series by guesting in the noontime variety show Lunch Break on July 2.
On July 6, the cast visited SM North Skydome for a Grand Fans ay and for the release of the series' original soundtrack, they also guested in the noontime show Lunch Break, followed by another appearance with perform at halftime for the PBA while Cristine Reyes guest in Showbiz Star.
After its successtul premiere and the viewer's support, the cast launched Esperanza Pasasalamat: The Nationwide Mall Tour. In July 24, Esperanza cast visited the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City as well as on July 28, the cast visited SM City Lucena followed by an appearance in July 6 at SM City Pampanga. In August 11, the cast continued their appreciation stopping at Gaisano Capital Mall in Mactan, Cebu City.
IBC-13 has released Esperanza on DVD set contains all episodes from volume 1-3 at the Viva Video, Inc. and Video City.
- Esperanza (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Dingdong Avanzado
- Nakapasakit Naman (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Paula Bianca
- Magbabalik Pa Ba (composed by Freddie Saturno) - Basil Valdez
- Nasaan Ang Pangako Mo (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Anja Aguilar
- Gusto Kita (composed by Snaffu Rigor) - Gino Padilla
- Labis Kitang Mahal (composed and produced by Vehnee Saturno) - Marvin Ong
- Paglisan (composed by Princess Velasco) - Princess Velasco
- Tanging Sa Iyo Mahal (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Raymond Lauchengco
Awards and NominationsEdit
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 was the first solo soap of Cristine Reyes under IBC.
- This is also IBC's very first teleserye in the primetime block.
- The series became a huge success and crowned her as the Primetime Queen of IBC.
- It became Onemig Bondoc's second comeback on IBC after his first project of Chowtime Na! until 2006 and his comeback to the Philippine showbiz industry.
- This is also the reunion of Cristine Reyes with Jake Cuenca after ABS-CBN's Precious Hearts Romances Presents: My Cheating Heart.
- This marks the reunion of Angelu de Leon and Bobby Andrews after T.G.I.S., Growing Up, Ikaw Na Sana, Sana Ay Ikaw Na Nga and Parekoy.
- Viva-TV dramas on IBC
- Viva-TV's drama series are now showing on your GLOBE celfone screen Call and Txt TV Combo Promo
- New Brews at IBC-13, the Kapinoy network as Viva-TV
- Viva-TV new cartoon offering from Rainbow S.r.l, Marathon Production and Mattel
- IBC/VIVA Partnership Updates
- IBC-13's teleserye 'Esperanza' captures TV audience
- IBC-13 targeting the young audience for girls and teens
- Esperanza continues to reign on Primetime
- Cristine Reyes, Greatful to Fans for the High Ratings of Esperanza
- Viva and IBC now set into blocktime agreement
- List of programs broadcast by Viva-TV