Onanay (International title: The Way to Your Heart) is a Philippine television drama family series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Gina Alajar and Joel Lamangan, it stars Jo Berry in the title role. It premiered on August 6, 2018 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Kambal, Karibal. The series concluded on March 15, 2019 with a total of 160 episodes. It was replaced by Sahaya in its timeslot.

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Also known asThe Way to Your Heart[1]
Created byJohn Borgy Danao
Written by
  • Luningning Interino-Ribay
  • Obet Villela
  • Geng delos Reyes-Delgado
  • Tina Samson-Velasco
Directed by
Creative directorRoy Iglesias
StarringJo Berry
Theme music composerVehnee Saturno
Opening theme"Awit Kay Inay" By Hannah Precillas
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes160 (list of episodes)
Executive producerNieva Sabit
  • Benedict Lavastida
  • Virgilio Custodio
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time26-47 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment Group
Original networkGMA Network
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseAugust 6, 2018 (2018-08-06) –
March 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)

The series is originally titled as Extraordinary Love. It is streaming online on YouTube.[2]


Sisters Maila and Natalie have different approach to their mother, Onay who has Achondroplasia. Maila is a nice and attentive daughter, while Natalie is arrogant and disobedient. Besides their different upbringing, they have a different father as well.[3]

Cast and charactersEdit

Cherie Gil
Nora Aunor
Wendell Ramos
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Onanay earned an 11.6% rating.[8]


Accolades received by Onanay
Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
2019 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Primetime TV Series Onanay Nominated [9]
Best Drama Actress Nora Aunor Nominated
Best Drama Supporting Actor Wendell Ramos Nominated
Best New Female TV Personality Jo Berry Nominated
VP Choice Awards TV Series of the Year Onanay Nominated [10]


  1. ^ "The Way to Your Heart". Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "Onanay (Full Episodes) - YouTube". Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "About Onanay". Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d FRJ (March 27, 2018). "Nora Aunor, Wendell Ramos, Luis Alandy, Balik-GMA sa kanilang proyekto". Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  5. ^ Ramos, Jansen (April 17, 2018). "WATCH: Nora Aunor at Cherie Gil, sumalang na sa kanilang unang eksena sa 'Onanay'". Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  6. ^ Gabinete, Jojo (May 16, 2018). "Onanay, final title ng teleserye ni Nora Aunor sa GMA-7". Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d "Cast of Onanay". GMA Entertainment.
  8. ^ "GMA Drama on Twitter". August 7, 2018. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  9. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (September 22, 2019). "33rd Star Awards for Television names TV Queens; PMPC bares nominees". Pep.ph. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  10. ^ Baltan, Angela Grace (January 24, 2020). "Here are the full list of winners at VP Choice Awards 2019!". Retrieved December 29, 2020.

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