Stairway to Heaven (Philippine TV series)

Stairway to Heaven is a 2009 Philippine television drama romance series broadcast by GMA Network. The series is based from the 2003 television series of the same title. Directed by Joyce E. Bernal, Andoy Ranay and Mac Alejandre, it stars Dingdong Dantes and Rhian Ramos. It premiered on September 14, 2009 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Adik Sa'Yo and worldwide on September 16, 2009 on GMA Pinoy TV. The series concluded on December 11, 2009 with a total of 65 episodes.

Stairway to Heaven
Stairway to Heaven title card.jpg
Title card
Created byPark Hye-kyung
Based onStairway to Heaven (2003)
Developed byDode Cruz
Directed by
Theme music composer
  • Romer Timberza
  • Elmer Blancaflor
Opening theme"Pag-ibig Ko'y Pansinin" by Regine Velasquez[2]
Composer(s)Richard Gonzales
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes65
Executive producer(s)Joseph Buncalan
Production location(s)
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30-45 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseSeptember 14 (2009-09-14) –
December 11, 2009 (2009-12-11)

The series was released in DVD by GMA Records.

Cast and charactersEdit

Dingdong Dantes portrays Cholo Fuentebella.
Glaiza de Castro portrays Eunice Aragon.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Special participation


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Stairway to Heaven earned a 33.5% rating.[5] While the final episode scored a 30.7% rating.[6]


  • Nominated, 37th Guillermo Mendoza Awards - Favorite Television Drama
  • Winner, PMPC Star Awards for Television, Dingdong Dantes - Best Actor in a Primetime Series
  • Winner, Best Actor award in the Asian Television Awards, Dingdong Dantes- Best Actor

International broadcastEdit

Country Network Title Date
Vietnam TodayTV VTC7 Thiên đường vắng em May 2, 2011
Cambodia CTN ឋានសួគ៌ស្នេហ៍
Malaysia TV3 Stairway to Heaven 2012[7]
United States KIKU Stairway to Heaven


  1. ^ Stairway to Heaven will air pilot episode on September 14
  2. ^ Lavish presentation
  3. ^ Dingdong Dantes feels optimistic that people will support his first soap with Rhian Ramos
  4. ^ Child stars who will play little Cholo, little Jodi introduced
  5. ^ Santiago, Erwin (September 15, 2009). "AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (Sept. 11-14): Stairway To Heaven makes a big step on its first episode". Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  6. ^ Santiago, Erwin (December 15, 2009). "AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (Dec. 11-13): Full House ties with Darna on top; Stairway To Heaven finale a close second". Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  7. ^ "Intisari Rancangan TV3" (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. January 16, 2012. Retrieved January 27, 2017.

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