First Time (TV series)

First Time is a 2010 Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Andoy Ranay, it stars Barbie Forteza, Joshua Dionisio and Jake Vargas. It premiered on February 8, 2010 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Ikaw Sana. The series concluded on May 28, 2010 with a total of 78 episodes. It was replaced by Langit sa Piling Mo in its timeslot.

First Time
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Title card
Developed byKit Villanueva-Langit
Directed byAndoy Ranay
Opening theme"First Love" by Rita Iringan
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes78
Executive producer(s)Wilma Galvante
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 releaseFebruary 8 (2010-02-08) –
May 28, 2010 (2010-05-28)

The series was released in DVD by GMA Records.

Cast and charactersEdit

Barbie Forteza portrays Cyndi Gomez.
Bea Binene portrays Natalie Dimaculangan.
Eugene Domingo portrays Barbarella Buncalan Jackson.
Michelle Madrigal portrays Valeria Gomez.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Extended cast
  • Anna Vicente as Belle
  • Carmi Martin as Ms. Dimaculangan
  • Patrick Suelto as Josh Goretti
  • Tricia Andrews as Hannah
  • Emsi Nightmare as Mary Christine


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of First Time earned a 22.5% rating.[5]


  1. ^ Barbie, Joshua and Jhake explore young love on First Time
  2. ^ Barbie Forteza and Joshua Dionisio are too young for courtship in real life
  3. ^ First Time's Joanna Marie Tan doesn't find villain typecasting a burden
  4. ^ Roxanne Barcelo's advice to First Time youngsters: "O, mag-aral kayong mabuti."
  5. ^ Santiago, Erwin (February 10, 2010). "AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (Feb. 8): Four new shows make strong impact on ratings game". Retrieved March 6, 2018.

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