Legally Blind (TV series)

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Legally Blind
Legally Blind title card.jpg
Title card
GenreDrama
Created byPam Miras
Written by
  • Christine Novicio
  • Anna Aleta Nadela
  • Rona Lean Sales
Directed byRicky Davao
Creative director(s)Roy Iglesias
StarringJanine Gutierrez
Theme music composerSimon Tan
Opening theme"Pangarap" by Maricris Garcia
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes93 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Michele R. Borja
Producer(s)Arlene D. Pilapil
Editor(s)
  • Maita Dator-Causapin
  • Bot Tana
  • Lawrence Villena
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time23–32 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment TV
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseFebruary 20 (2017-02-20) –
June 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
External links
Website

Legally Blind is a 2017 Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Ricky Davao, it stars Janine Gutierrez. It premiered on February 20, 2017 on the network's Afternoon Prime line up replacing Hahamakin ang Lahat. The series concluded on June 30, 2017 with a total of 93 episodes. It was replaced by Impostora in its timeslot.

The series is streaming online on YouTube.[1]

Premise[edit]

Grace is about to fulfill her dream of being a lawyer. On the day to celebrate the results of her bar exam results, she will be raped leading to her pregnancy and an accident that will lead to her blindness.[2]

Cast and characters[edit]

Janine Gutierrez portrays Grace Evangelista.
Lauren Young portrays Charie Evangelista.
Marc Abaya portrays William Villareal.
Main cast
Supporting cast
  • Chanda Romero as Marissa Reyes-Evangelista
  • Therese Malvar as Nina Reyes Evangelista
  • Lucho Ayala as John Castillo
  • Ashley Rivera as Diana Perez
  • Camille Torres as Elizabeth Guevarra Anton Villareal
Guest cast
  • Ricky Davao as Manuel Evangelista
  • Denise Barbacena as Sabrina
  • Max Collins as Darlene Santos-Aguirre
  • Thea Tolentino as Maricar Nuevo
  • Paolo Gumabao as Chanston Aguirre
  • Rolly Innocencio as a lawyer
  • Dexter Doria as Martha
  • Dex Quindoza as Morgan Campos
  • Rob Sy as Marcus
  • Rafael Siguion-Reyna as Henry
  • Madeleine Nicolas as Stella Villareal
  • Menggie Cobarrubias as Anton Villareal

Ratings[edit]

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement ratings, the pilot episode of Legally Blind earned a 12% rating.[4] While the final episode scored a 6.2% rating in Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes.[5]

Accolades[edit]

Accolades received by Legally Blind
Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref.
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Daytime Drama Series Legally Blind Nominated [6]
Best Drama Actress Janine Gutierrez Nominated
Best Drama Supporting Actor Marc Abaya Nominated
Best Drama Supporting Actress Chanda Romero Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legally Blind (Full episodes)". Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "Legally Blind". Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "'Legally Blind,' GMA Network's newest gripping drama series airs on February 20". February 11, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  4. ^ Ching, Mark Angelo (December 31, 2017). "PEP YEARENDER 2017: Top Rating Pilot Episodes in Daytime, according to AGB". Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  5. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (July 3, 2017). "How did Janine Gutierrez's Legally Blind finale fare in AGB ratings?". Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  6. ^ Soriano, Gia Allana. "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso winners at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved April 24, 2020.

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