Ang Munting Paraiso

Ang Munting Paraiso (English: The Little Paradise) is a Filipino weekly family drama aired on ABS-CBN from March 6, 1999, to June 1, 2002, replacing Coney Reyes on Camera and was replaced by Tanging Yaman: The Series. This is Coney Reyes' first show since Coney Reyes on Camera.

Ang Munting Paraiso
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Title card
GenreDrama
Directed byRicky Davao[1]
Malu L. Sevilla
StarringConey Reyes[2]
Ronaldo Valdez[1]
Opening theme"Ang Munting Paraiso" by Cast of Ang Munting Paraiso[3]
Ending theme"Ang Munting Paraiso" by Cast of Ang Munting Paraiso
ComposersHomer Flores
Jose Bartolome
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes163
Production
Executive producerEllen Rodriguez
Running time1 hour
Production companyABS-CBN Entertainment
Release
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture formatNTSC
Original releaseMarch 6, 1999 (1999-03-06) –
June 1, 2002 (2002-06-01)

BackgroundEdit

The program, literary translates "Little Paradise", portrays the contemporary Filipino family based on the American television series 7th Heaven.[4] It is about the Dionisio family through which the creators aims to depict a role model for Filipino family.[5]

The program was billed by veteran Filipino television actors Ronaldo Valdez and Coney Reyes, Ann Villegas, C.J. Ramos and Jericho Rosales. It also introduced then new talents Sarah Christophers, Shiela Marie Rodriguez and Camilla Villamil.[5]

BroadcastEdit

Premiered on ABS-CBN from March 6, 1999, to June 1, 2002, replacing Coney Reyes on Camera and was replaced by Tanging Yaman: The Series.

RerunsEdit

Ang Munting Paraiso reruns were previously aired every Sundays at 3:00 PM and Mondays at 8:00 AM on Jeepney TV. Currently, it is being aired every Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00AM to 2:00AM on the YouTube-based channel Kapamilya Online Live Global, replacing Nang Ngumiti ang Langit starting September 24, 2022.

Starting November 5, 2022, the series is also currently streaming online on YouTube.[6]

This series was aired on Kapamilya Online Live Global from September 2022 to January 12, 2023.

Cast and charactersEdit

Main castEdit

Supporting castEdit

  • CJ Ramos as Diego "Digoy" Dionisio[7]
  • Sarah Christophers as Carolina "Carol" Dionisio[8]
  • Jericho Rosales as Alberto "Albert" Dionisio[7]
  • Anne Villegas as Gunding Dionisio
  • Camilla Villamil as Erika "Ikay" Dionisio
  • Sheila Marie Rodriguez as Beatrice "Bea" Dionisio
  • Kristine Hermosa as Rowena, Alberto's love interest[9]
  • Norman Hernandez as Homer
  • Karlyn Bayot as Jamie

Guest castEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Torre, Nestor U. (July 8, 2000). "Difficult Family Problems Tackled On Ang Munting Paraiso'". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 26, 2022.
  2. ^ Daswani, Varsha S. (May 14, 2000). "Off Cam Mom". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 26, 2022.
  3. ^ "Ang Munting Paraiso Opening Theme Song w/ Instrumental (1999) [FULL]".
  4. ^ Keane, Michael; Moran, Albert (October 16, 2003). Television Across Asia: TV Industries, Programme Formats and Globalisation. Routledge. p. 167. ISBN 978-1-134-39260-5. Retrieved March 26, 2022.
  5. ^ a b Carballo, Bibsy M. (March 3, 2001). "Inculcating Positive Values Through A Family Drama Show On Television". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved March 26, 2022.
  6. ^ "Ang Munting Paraiso Full Episodes".
  7. ^ a b c d "Stars Spice Up New Shows". Manila Standard. March 9, 1999. Retrieved March 26, 2022.
  8. ^ "Do you still remember Sarah Christophers? This is her life now abroad!". LionhearTV. July 19, 2017. Retrieved March 26, 2022.
  9. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 7, 2020). "Remember when Kristine Hermosa and Jericho Rosales first teamed up in this project?". PEP.ph. Retrieved March 26, 2022.

See alsoEdit