Open main menu

Ismol Family is a Philippine television situational comedy series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Dominic Zapata, it stars Ryan Agoncillo and Carla Abellana. It premiered on June 22, 2014 replacing Picture! Picture! on the network's Sunday Grande sa Gabi line up and worldwide on June 28, 2014 on GMA Pinoy TV.[1] The series concluded on November 6, 2016 with a total of 125 episodes. It was replaced by Tsuperhero in its timeslot.

Ismol Family
Ismol Family title card.jpg
Title card
GenreSituational comedy
Written byJoseph Balboa
Directed byDominic Zapata
Creative director(s)Caesar Cosme
Theme music composerJonathan Ong
Opening theme
  • "Ang Saya Saya" by 1:43 (season 1)
  • "Kaching-Kaching" by Neo Domingo ft. Fifth Dynamics (season 2-3)
  • "Ismol Family Theme" (season 4)
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes125
Executive producer(s)Roy R. San Luis
Producer(s)Lilybeth G. Rasonable
Production location(s)Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseJune 22, 2014 (2014-06-22) –
November 6, 2016 (2016-11-06)
External links

After Australian Foreignay Natalia Moon left the show on September 2015,[2] comedian Boobay and FlipTop star Dello joined the cast in season 2 as Lora and Dello respectively.[3] In February 2016, StarStruck graduate, James Teng was the new addition to the group as Nathan, the new suitor of Yumi played by Bianca Umali.[4]


Season Episodes Originally aired Total episodes
First aired Last aired
1 54 June 22, 2014 (2014-06-22) June 28, 2015 (2015-06-28) 125
2 27 July 5, 2015 (2015-07-05) January 3, 2016 (2016-01-03)
3 34 January 10, 2016 (2016-01-10) August 28, 2016 (2016-08-28)
4 10 September 4, 2016 (2016-09-04) November 6, 2016 (2016-11-06)

Cast and charactersEdit

Ryan Agoncillo portrays Jingo Ismol.
Carla Abellana portrays Majay Ismol.
Final cast
Recurring cast
Former cast
  • Natalia Moon as Natalia
  • Sky Teotico as Amboy
Guest cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Ismol Family earned a 17.4% rating.[5] While the final episode scored a 22.8% rating in Urban Luzon.[6]


Year Awards Recipient Category Result Ref.
2015 PMPC Star Awards for Television Ismol Family
Best Comedy Program
Nominated [7]
Ryan Agoncillo
Best Comedy Actor
Carmi Martin
Best Comedy Actress
Golden Screen TV Awards Ismol Family
Outstanding Comedy Program
Nominated [8]
Carmi Martin
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Show
Won [9]
Natalia Moon
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by an Actress
Nominated [8]
2014 PMPC Star Awards for Television Ismol Family
Best Comedy Program
Nominated [10]


  1. ^ "Ryan Agoncillo and Carla Abellana star in GMA Network's newest sitcom, 'ISMOL FAMILY'". GMA Network. June 15, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  2. ^ Acar, Aedrianne (September 17, 2015). "May aalis sa 'Ismol Family?'". GMA Network. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  3. ^ "Ismol Family: Ang pagdating ni Diyosa". GMA Network. November 29, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "James Teng natakot ba sa fans ng BiGuel nang makapareha si Bianca Umali sa 'Ismol Family?'". GMA Network. April 5, 2016. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  5. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (July 5, 2014). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (June 21-22, 2014): Marian and Ismol Family lose to The Voice Kids and Wansapanataym". Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  6. ^ Mia, Ron. "AGB Nielsen: Urban Luzon TV Ratings – November 4 – November 6, 2016". Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Nominees for the 29th Star Awards for TV bared; Kapuso Alden Richards competes against six Kapamilya stars for Best Drama Actor". Philippine Entertainment Portal. November 8, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  8. ^ a b Calderon, Ricky (April 6, 2015). "6th Golden Screen TV Awards nominees bared; Angel Locsin, Marian Rivera snubbed for Best Actress". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  9. ^ Acar, Aedrianne (May 13, 2015). "Carmi Martin, proud of first acting award for 'Ismol Family'". GMA News Online. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "Nominees and Winners of the 28th PMPC Star Awards for Television Part 2". Wazzup. Retrieved April 14, 2016.