Bakekang is a Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is based on a Philippine graphic novel by Carlo J. Caparas.[1] Directed by Gil Tejada Jr. and Khryss Adalia, it stars Sunshine Dizon. It premiered on September 11, 2006 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing I Luv NY and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV. The series concluded on March 30, 2007 with a total of 145 episodes.

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Title card
Based onBakekang
by Carlo J. Caparas
Developed byRJ Nuevas
Written by
Directed by
  • Gil Tejada Jr.
  • Khryss Adalia
StarringSunshine Dizon
Theme music composerTata Betita
Opening theme"Ang Mundo Ko'y Ikaw" by Jonalyn Viray
Ending theme"Tayong Dalawa" by Aicelle Santos
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes145 + 2 specials
Executive producer(s)Mona Coles-Mayuga
Production location(s)Philippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30-45 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseSeptember 11, 2006 (2006-09-11) –
March 30, 2007 (2007-03-30)

Cast and charactersEdit

Lovi Poe portrays Kristal Maisog.
Yasmien Kurdi portrays Charming Maisog.
Gladys Reyes portrays Deborah Yokohama.
Nadine Samonte (left) portrays Loraine Arevalo.
Iwa Moto portrays Jenny.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Recurring cast
Guest cast


Accolades received by Bakekang
Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
2007 21st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Primetime Drama Series Bakekang Nominated [4]
Best Drama Actress Sunshine Dizon
Manilyn Reynes
Best New Female Personality Lovi Poe Won
3rd USTv Students Choice Awards Best Drama Mini-Series Bakekang Won [5]


  1. ^ "Sunshine, bida sa 'Bakekang' movie",, n.d. Accessed last March 26, 2007.
  2. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (February 26, 2019). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Original teleserye leading ladies". Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  3. ^ "Bakekang - Cast",, n.d. Accessed last March 6, 2007.
  4. ^ "PMPC bares nominees in the 21st Star Awards for Television". October 21, 2007. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  5. ^ 3rd USTv Choice Awards Nominations,, n.d. Accessed last October 28, 2007.

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