Dear Uge is a Philippine television comedy anthology broadcast by GMA Network. Starring Eugene Domingo and Divine Aucina, it premiered on February 14, 2016 on the network's Sunday Grande sa Hapon line up replacing Wowowin. The show concluded on February 13, 2022. It was replaced by The Best Ka! on its timeslot.

Dear Uge
Dear Uge title card.jpg
Title card from 2021 to 2022
GenreComedy
Written by
  • Jojo Nones
  • Senedy Que
  • Joseph Balboa
  • Jessie Villabrille
  • Kathleen Kaye Sone
  • Riza del Rio
  • Mark Angelo Sakay
Creative directorCesar Cosme
Starring
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes(list of episodes)
Production
Production locationsStudio 7, GMA Network Studios Annex, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time60 minutes
Production companies
  • GMA Entertainment Group
  • Uge Productions Inc.
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseFebruary 14, 2016 (2016-02-14) –
February 13, 2022 (2022-02-13)

PremiseEdit

Urbana Genoveva Esperanza hosts a web show titled as Dear Uge where she features love stories. Joining her in the show is her feeling charming sidekick, Devine.[1]

Cast and charactersEdit

Eugene Domingo portrays Uge Esperanza.
Main cast
Recurring cast
  • Skelly Clarkson as Hercules (2016)
  • Jessah Nicole as Mercy (2016)
  • Dave Bornea as Diego (2018)
  • Tery Gian (2018)
  • Euwenn Aleta (2019)
  • Jo Berry as So Very (2019)
  • Jelai Andres (2019)
  • Atak Arana as Kata / Kerry (2016–2017)
  • Jak Roberto as Berto (2016–2018)
  • Aaron Yanga as Darak (2016–2018)

ProductionEdit

Principal photography was halted in March 2020 due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[3] The show resumed its programming on August 23, 2020.[4]

RatingsEdit

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Dear Uge earned a 15% rating.[5]

AccoladesEdit

Accolades received by Dear Uge
Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2016 11th Seoul International Drama Awards Comedy Category Dear Uge Nominated [6]
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Anthology Nominated [7]
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Nominated [8]
40th Catholic Mass Media Awards Best Comedy Program Won [9]
2019 Anak TV Seal Awards Won [10]
7th Kagitingan Awards Pinaka-magiting na Programang Telebisyon Won [11]
17th Gawad Tanglaw Awards Best Comedy Show Won [12]
33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Anthology Nominated [13]
2021 34th PMPC Star Awards for Television Nominated [14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dear Uge". Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Eugene Domingo stars in 'Dear Uge,' Philippine TV's first comedy anthology".
  3. ^ Adel, Rosette (March 17, 2020). "Top-rating ABS-CBN, GMA shows make TV comeback as quarantine halts regular programs". Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  4. ^ "Ngayong Agosto, bago ang makikita n'yo!". YouTube. August 14, 2020. Retrieved August 14, 2020.
  5. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (March 16, 2016). "AGB Mega Manila Ratings (February 1-14, 2016): Wowowin enters Top 10; consistently defeats rival show". Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  6. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (June 30, 2016). "GMA-7's My Faithful Husband, Destiny Rose, Dear Uge nominated at Seoul International Drama Awards 2016". pep.ph. PEP. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  7. ^ Soriano, Gia Allana. "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso winners at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved April 22, 2020.
  8. ^ Ganal, FM (October 6, 2018). "Bagani, Contessa, Asintado, Kambal, Karibal among nominees for 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television". PEP.ph. Retrieved December 23, 2020.
  9. ^ Sun, Cherry (November 20, 2018). "'Dear Uge,' wagi sa 40th Catholic Mass Media Awards". gmanetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  10. ^ "GMA Network dominates 2019 Anak TV Awards". December 11, 2019. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  11. ^ Garcia, Cara Emmeline (May 29, 2019). "LOOK: 'Dear Uge' wagi sa 7th Kagitingan Awards for Television". gmanetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved August 18, 2019.
  12. ^ Garcia, Cara Emmeline (May 10, 2019). "'Dear Uge' wagi sa 17th Gawad Tanglaw Awards". gmanetwork.com. GMA Network. Retrieved August 18, 2019.
  13. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (September 22, 2019). "33rd Star Awards for Television names TV Queens; PMPC bares nominees". Pep.ph. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  14. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (July 20, 2021). "34th Star Awards for Television nominees bared". Retrieved July 22, 2021.

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