Ilustrado (TV series)
Ilustrado (lit. Illustrated) is a 2014 Philippine television drama historical period series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by King Mark Baco, it stars Alden Richards as José Rizal. Tagged as the first BayaniSerye, it is the first primetime drama series under GMA News and Public Affairs. It premiered on October 20, 2014 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing My Destiny and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV. The show concluded on November 14, 2014 with a total of 20 episodes. It was replaced by More Than Words in its timeslot.
|Genre||Historical period drama|
|Directed by||King Mark Baco|
|Theme music composer||
|Opening theme||"Para sa Bayan" by Gloc-9 and Lirah Bermundez|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Executive producer(s)||Jayson Bernard Santos|
|Cinematography||Norberto "Nor" Domingo|
|Camera setup||Multiple-camera setup|
|Running time||22-29 minutes|
|Production company(s)||GMA News and Public Affairs|
|Original network||GMA Network|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original release||October 20– November 14, 2014|
José Rizal needed to leave his family to fulfill his studies and career abroad, while also suffering from homesickness, and enduring a long-distance relationship with the woman he loved. He comes back home and uses the knowledge and skills he learned abroad to help improve the lives of his family and countrymen.
Cast and charactersEdit
- Main cast
- Alden Richards as José Rizal / Pepe / Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonzo Realonda Quintos
- Kylie Padilla as Leonor Rivera / Leonor Rivera y Gracia Kipping
- Eula Valdez as Teodora "Lolay" Alonzo y Mercado
- Solenn Heussaff as Nellie Boustead
- Jaclyn Jose as Conchita Monteverde
- Supporting cast
- Ricardo Cepeda as Francisco Mercado
- Marco Alcaraz as Paciano Mercado
- Freddie Webb as Jose Alberto
- Polo Ravales as Venchito Monteverde
- Lito Legaspi as Padre Amado
- Guest cast
- Jhiz Deocareza as young José Rizal
- Sean Ross as young Venchito Monteverde
- Max Collins as Consuelo "Suelo" Ortiga
- Wilma Olivar as Betang
- Junjun Quintana as Eduardo de Lete
- Angelina Kanapi as Teodora Formosa
- Raymond Alzona as Antonio
- Rhen Escaño as Isidra Monteverde
- Sue Prado as Saturnina
- Rolly Inocencio as Tiyago
- Silay Tan as Lina
- Elle Ramirez as Narcisa
- Lucho Ayala as José Alejandrino
- David Bianco as Charles Kipping
- Hazel Faith dela Cruz as Olimpia
- Marinela Sevidal as Carmen
- Vien King as Chengoy
- JC Tiuseco as Antonio Luna
- Mike Liwag as Marcelo del Pilar
- Carlo Cruz as Graciano López Jaena
- Jak Roberto as Máximo Viola
- Mark Bordalba as Félix Resurrección Hidalgo
- Charles Tongol as Dominador Gomez
- Cedrick Juan as Valentin Ventura
- Timothy dela Paz as Mariano Ponce
- Bryan Benedict as Juan Luna
- John Spainhour as Rubio Nicolas
- Sid Lucero as Andres Bonifacio
- Glaiza de Castro as Gregoria de Jesus
- Benjamin Alves as Sebastian
According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila television ratings, the pilot episode of Ilustrado earned a 17.4% rating, which is the series' highest rating. While the final episode scored a 16.4% rating.
Home media releaseEdit
|2015||PromaxBDA Global Excellence Awards||Best Art Direction/Design: Program Open/Titles||Ilustrado||Finalist|||
|2015 US International Film and Video Festival||Documentary: Craft/Production Techniques: Cinematography||Certificate|||
|2015 NAMIC Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMA)||Social Media (third place)||Ilustrado World Premiere Tweet Up Promo||Won|||
|37th Catholic Mass Media Awards||Best Drama Series/Program||Ilustrado||Won|||
|29th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Drama Mini-series||Won|||
|Best Drama Actor||Alden Richards||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Eula Valdez||Nominated|
|PromaxBDA Asia 2015||Best Program Opening Sequence (Silver Award)||Ilustrado||Won|||
|2016||New York Film Festivals Awards||Entertainment Program Open & Titles||Ilustrado||Finalist|||
- "Ilustrado - A million stories for a billion people - HOOQ". Retrieved August 17, 2017.
- "Ilustrado (Full Episodes) - YouTube". Retrieved February 15, 2018.
- "Ilustrado". Retrieved March 28, 2018.
- Ching, Mark Angelo (October 27, 2014). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (October 20-23, 2014): Ikaw Lamang beats Hiram na Alaala; Two Wives outperforms Ilustrado". Retrieved January 24, 2018.
- Ching, Mark Angelo (November 27, 2014). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (November 10-16, 2014): Pure Love finale defeats Coffee Prince; Ilustrado ending week loses to Two Wives". Retrieved January 24, 2018.
- "GMA Records on Facebook". March 1, 2016. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
- Caligan, Michelle (December 5, 2015). "Opening sequence of 'Ilustrado' wins silver in PromaxBDA Asia 2015". Retrieved December 5, 2015.
- "New York Festivals Awards - International TV Programs and Films 2016 Finalists". New York Films Festival.