Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko

Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko (international title: My Brother's Keeper / transl. My Kindred My Love)[1] is a Philippine television public service show broadcast by GMA Network. Originally hosted by Rosa Rosal, Orly Mercado and Antonio Talusan, it premiered on December 1, 1975. Produced by Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko Foundation, Inc., it is the longest running program and the first television program to use sign language interpreters in Philippine television. Mercado and Connie Angeles currently serve as the hosts.

Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko
Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko title card.jpg
Title card since 2019
Also known asMy Brother's Keeper
GenrePublic broadcasting
Presented by
Theme music composerNonoy Zuñiga
Opening theme"Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko" by Shackie Caccam
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
Production
ProducerOrly Mercado
Production locationPhilippines
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesKapwa Ko, Mahal Ko Foundation, Inc.
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseDecember 1, 1975 (1975-12-01) –
present
External links
Website

The series is streaming online on YouTube.[2]

OverviewEdit

It was first broadcast on GMA Network on December 1, 1975, with Rosa Rosal, Orly Mercado and Antonio Talusan serving as the hosts.[3] In June 1976, the Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko Foundation was established. In the 1980s, Boots Anson Roa, Susan Valdez, Connie Angeles, and Cielito del Mundo joined the show as hosts. Two doctors, Susy Pineda and Nonoy Zuñiga also joined the show. In the 1990s, Mildred Ortega, Rose "Manang Rose" Clores, and Toni Rose Gayda became part of the show.

HostsEdit

Orly Mercado serves as a host.
Former hosts

ProductionEdit

In March 2020, production was halted due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[7]

AccoladesEdit

Accolades received by Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko
Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
1987 1st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Public Service Program Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko Won
1988 2nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Won
Best Public Service Program Host Cielito del Mundo Nominated
1989 3rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Public Service Program Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko Won
1990 4th PMPC Star Awards for Television Won
1991 5th PMPC Star Awards for Television Nominated
Best Public Service Program Host Cielito del Mundo
Nonoy Zuñiga
Nominated
1992 6th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Public Service Program Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko Nominated
Best Public Service Program Host Susy Pineda
Nonoy Zuñiga
Nominated
2005 Catholic Mass Media Awards Best Public Service Program Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko Won
2008 Serviam Award Won [8]
2010 6th USTV Awards Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Japan Prize International Contest for Educational Media 2006
  2. ^ "Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko - YouTube". Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  3. ^ Carmela G. Lapeña (December 22, 2010). "'Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko' celebrates 35th anniversary". GMA News.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Lapeña, Carmela G. (December 22, 2010). "Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko' celebrates 35th anniversary". Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  5. ^ "Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko:' Going strong at 42". June 3, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko, celebrates 35th anniversary". December 21, 2010. Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  7. ^ Adel, Rosette (March 17, 2020). "Top-rating ABS-CBN, GMA shows make TV comeback as quarantine halts regular programs". Retrieved May 28, 2020.
  8. ^ "Winners of 2008 Catholic Mass Media Awards revealed". October 30, 2008. Retrieved April 27, 2020.

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