Marimar (2015 TV series)

MariMar is a Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is based on a 1994 Mexican television series of the same title. Directed by Dominic Zapata, Mark Dela Cruz and Lore Reyes, it stars Megan Young in the title role and Tom Rodriguez. It premiered on August 24, 2015 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Pari 'Koy. The series concluded on January 8, 2016 with a total of 100 episodes. It was replaced by That's My Amboy in its timeslot.

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Title card
Created byInés Rodena
Based onMarimar
by Inés Rodena
Written by
  • Des Garbes-Severino
  • Lobert Villela
  • Roan Lean Sales
Directed by
Creative directorRoy C. Iglesias
Opening theme"MariMar" by Hannah Precillas
ComposerTata Betita
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes100 (list of episodes)
Executive producerCarolyn B. Galve
ProducerAeris Libanan-Tobias
Production locations
CinematographyRoman Theodossis
  • Robert Pancho
  • Donard Robles
  • Kheem Badayos
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time45 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseAugust 24, 2015 (2015-08-24) –
January 8, 2016 (2016-01-08)
Related showsMarimar (2007)


Marimar is a beautiful poor girl who marries the handsome and rich heir, Sergio. Unfortunately, Sergio's stepmother Angelika and ex-girlfriend Antonia makes Marimar's life a "living hell". A few years later, Marimar meets her wealthy biological father, Gustavo Aldama, who helps her get revenge against the people who wronged her.[1]

Cast and charactersEdit

Megan Young
Jaclyn Jose
Lauren Young
Lead cast[2]
Supporting cast
Recurring cast
Guest cast
  • Vincent Magbanua as young Choi
  • Lito Legaspi as Fernando Aldama
  • Baby O'Brien as Lupita Aldama
  • Nova Villa as lola Cruz Pérez
  • Tommy Abuel as lolo Pancho Pérez
  • Annalie Forbes as Maricar
  • Alexa Ilacad as teen MariMar
  • Elijah Alejo as young MariMar
  • Barbara Miguel as young Amale
  • Almira Muhlach as Ysabel Santibañez
  • Beatriz Imperial as Katja Perez
  • Carl Acosta as young Sergio


The show is GMA Network's second television adaptation of the Televisa telenovela which was led by Thalía.[4] In 2007, GMA Network acquired the rights to remake MariMar and Marian Rivera was given to play title role, while Dingdong Dantes portrayed the role of her love interest Sergio.

The second adaptation of MariMar is Megan Young's first lead acting role after winning Miss World in 2013.[5] This was her comeback project in GMA Network after leaving in 2007.[6]


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of MariMar earned a 25.1% rating.[7] While the final episode scored a 24.8% rating. The series had its highest rating on November 10, 2015 with a 27.1% rating.[8]


  1. ^ "Megan Young on playing the modern 'MariMar'". Retrieved August 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "LOOK: Ang bigating stars ng 'Marimar'". Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "Megan Young as Marimar - Showbiz - GMA News Online". Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  4. ^ Tessa Mauricio-Arriola (August 22, 2015). "The same sensuality in a more contemporary setting".
  5. ^ "It's official: Megan Young is 'Marimar'". Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  6. ^ "StarStruck Avenger Megan Young transfers to ABS-CBN? - The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". June 1, 2007. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  7. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (August 31, 2015). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Household Ratings (August 24-27, 2015): Marimar now highest-rated pilot episode for 2015; beats record of Pangako Sa 'Yo". Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  8. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (December 8, 2015). "AGB Nielsen Mega Manila Ratings (November 10-23, 2015): ASAP reduced to two hours for Banana Sundae; Wowowin gets double the ratings of rival". Retrieved August 19, 2020.

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