Tinik sa Dibdib

Tinik sa Dibdib (International title: Damage / transl. Thorn in the Chest) is a Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Based on a 1985 Philippine film of the same title, the series is the seventeenth installment of Sine Novela. Directed by Gil Tejada Jr., it stars Sunshine Dizon, Nadine Samonte and Marvin Agustin. It premiered on September 28, 2009 on the network's Dramarama sa Hapon line up replacing Kung Aagawin Mo ang Lahat sa Akin. The series concluded on January 22, 2010 with a total of 85 episodes. It was replaced with Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita? in its timeslot.

Tinik sa Dibdib
Tinik sa Dibdib title card.jpg
Title card
Also known asDamage
Based onTinik sa Dibdib (1985)
by Leroy Salvador
Directed byGil Tejada Jr.
Theme music composerArnenio Mendaros
Opening theme"Kasalanan Nga Ba?" by Gretchen Espina
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes85
Executive producerWilma Galvante
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30-45 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseSeptember 28, 2009 (2009-09-28) –
January 22, 2010 (2010-01-22)

Cast and charactersEdit

Nadine Samonte (left) portrays Lorna / Danica.
Michelle Madrigal portrays Moret Yadao.
Lead cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Tinik sa Dibdib earned a 7.4% rating.[3] While the final episode scored a 17.5% rating.[4]


  1. ^ http://www.igma.tv/shows/tiniksadibdib/casts
  2. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (February 26, 2019). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Original teleserye leading ladies". Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  3. ^ Santiago, Erwin (October 6, 2009). "UPDATED AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (Sept. 28-Oct. 5): New shows take a hit from typhoon Ondoy". Retrieved March 7, 2018.
  4. ^ Santiago, Erwin (January 26, 2010). "AGB Mega Manila TV Ratings (Jan. 21-25): Viewers show big love to Ina, Kasusuklaman Ba Kita?". Retrieved March 6, 2018.

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