Tadhana (transl. Destiny) is a Philippine television drama anthology show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Marian Rivera, it premiered on May 20, 2017 on the network's Sabado Star Power line up replacing Karelasyon.

Tadhana title card.jpg
Title card since 2020
Developed byMarissa L. Flores
Presented byMarian Rivera
Ending theme"Kumapit Ka Lang" by Aicelle Santos
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes(list of episodes)
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time50-60 minutes
Production companyGMA News and Public Affairs
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseMay 20, 2017 (2017-05-20) –
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The series is streaming online on YouTube.[1]


Marian Rivera serves as a host.

Featuring a story of an overseas Filipino worker's struggles and sacrifices to work in a foreign land, and face separation and being homesick across the world in the hope of the loved ones' better future.[2]


In March 2019, Dingdong Dantes served as substitute host of the show, after Marian Rivera went to parental leave due to her pregnancy.[3] In March 2020, principal photography was halted due to the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[4] Filming was continued in September 2020.[5] The show resumed its programming on October 3, 2020.[6]


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Tadhana earned a 6.9% rating.[7]


Accolades received by Tadhana
Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Anthology Tadhana Nominated [8]
2018 8th Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Gawad Parangal. Best Actress Marian Rivera Won
Commission on DFA Best OFW Show Tadhana Won
32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Anthology Nominated [9]
2019 33rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Anthology Nominated [10]
Best Single Performance by an Actress Yasmien Kurdi ("Sukdulan") Won
2021 34th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Drama Anthology Tadhana Nominated [11]
Best Single Performance by an Actress Alessandra de Rossi ("Sisters at War") Nominated
Jasmine Curtis-Smith ("Sex Slave") Nominated
Sunshine Dizon ("Magkano ang Forever") Nominated


  1. ^ "Tadhana Full Episodes". YouTube. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "About Tadhana". Retrieved August 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "WATCH: Marian surprises Dingdong on 'Tadhana' set". GMA News Online. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  4. ^ Adel, Rosette (March 17, 2020). "Top-rating ABS-CBN, GMA shows make TV comeback as quarantine halts regular programs". Retrieved April 17, 2020.
  5. ^ "Marian Rivera, balik-taping para sa Tadhana; Kapuso shows, aarangkada na ngayong new normal". September 26, 2020. Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  6. ^ "Tadhana: Work from home na misis, hindi makawala sa mapang-abusong mister!". Retrieved October 7, 2020.
  7. ^ Mia, Ron. "AGB Nielsen: NUTAM People TV Ratings – May 20 & 21, 2017". Archived from the original on March 9, 2018. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  8. ^ Soriano, Gia Allana. "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso winners at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television". Archived from the original on November 16, 2017. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  9. ^ Ganal, FM (October 6, 2018). "Bagani, Contessa, Asintado, Kambal, Karibal among nominees for 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television". PEP.ph. Retrieved December 23, 2020.
  10. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (September 22, 2019). "33rd Star Awards for Television names TV Queens; PMPC bares nominees". Pep.ph. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  11. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (July 20, 2021). "34th Star Awards for Television nominees bared". Retrieved July 22, 2021.

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