Agila (TV series)

Agila (International title: Eagle) is a Philippine teledrama produced by TAPE Inc. and broadcast from September 7, 1987 to February 7, 1992 aired on RPN and on ABS-CBN.[1]

Also known asEagle
Created byTAPE Inc.
Directed byHerman Escueta
StarringVal Sotto
Delia Razon
Helen Vela
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
Production locationPhilippines
Running time30 minutes
Production companyTelevision and Production Exponents Inc.
Original networkRPN (1987–1989)
ABS-CBN (1989–1992)
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseSeptember 7, 1987 (1987-09-07) –
February 7, 1992 (1992-02-07)


  • Val Sotto as Gabriel Agila
  • Delia Razon as Doña Maura Agila
  • Helen Vela† as Ester Morena
  • Laarni Enriquez as Olivia (in the first-part)
    • Vivian Foz as Olivia (in the second-part to the end)
  • Aurora Sevilla as Liweng
  • Keempee de Leon as Bobet M. Agila – the eldest son of Gabriel & Ester
  • Jeffrey Sison
  • Rosalinda Olivarez as Minyang
  • Lawrence Olivarez as boy hapon
  • RR Herrera as Jun-jun – the son of Gabriel & Liweng
  • Arabelle Cadocio as Nina – the daughter of Gabriel & Olivia
  • Roger Aquino as Rod
  • Ana Feliciano as Mimosa
  • Lito Legaspi
  • Yda Yaneza as Ludy
  • Mely Tagasa† as Lola Belen
  • Roy Alvarez† as Lauro
  • Rey Sagum as Max
  • Tom Olivar as Satur
  • Sonny Parsons
  • Vanessa Escano as Teacher Agnes (in the second-part to the end)
  • Toby Alejar


In 1988, Agila won the award for Best Afternoon Drama Series at the 2nd PMPC Star Awards for Television. In 1991, the series won the award for Best Drama Serial at the 5th PMPC Star Awards for Television.[2]

Broadcast historyEdit

It was broadcast and co-produced by RPN on September 7, 1987, as a replacement to another TAPE-produced drama Heredero. It is aired at 1:30 pm right after TV show Eat Bulaga!. When RPN, along with its sister company IBC, was sequestrated in 1989, Agila, with Eat Bulaga!, Coney Reyes on Camera from RPN and Okay Ka, Fairy Ko! from IBC, was moved to ABS-CBN on February 20 and it started to be co-produced and broadcast that year. It made its final episode on February 7, 1992, for four years.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Afternoon TV dramas in the '90s". 14 May 2008. Retrieved 14 August 2021.
  2. ^ "GMA-7 still the best network". Manila Standard. Kamahalan Publishing Corp. October 29, 1991. p. 19. Retrieved March 10, 2021.

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