Contessa (TV series)

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Title card
Created byMarlon Miguel
Written by
  • Christine Novicio
  • Marlon Miguel
  • Renato Custodio
  • Rona Lean Sales
Directed byAlbert Langitan
Creative director(s)Roy Iglesias
StarringGlaiza de Castro
Theme music composerVehnee Saturno
Opening theme"Dito sa Aking Mundo" by Glaiza de Castro
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes147 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Rosie Lyn M. Atienza
Production location(s)Philippines
  • Maita Dator-Causapin
  • Lara Linsangan
  • Mike Donald Robles
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time20-38 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment Content Group
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseMarch 19 (2018-03-19) –
September 8, 2018 (2018-09-08)
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Contessa (transl. Countess) is a 2018 Philippine television drama revenge series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Albert Langitan, it stars Glaiza de Castro in the title role. It premiered on March 19, 2018 on the network's Afternoon Prime and Sabado Star Power sa Hapon line up replacing Ika-6 na Utos and worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV. The series concluded on September 8, 2018, with a total of 147 episodes. It was replaced by Ika-5 Utos in its timeslot.

The series marked as the comeback show of Geoff Eigenmann in the network after two years. The series is streaming online on YouTube.[1]


Bea gets accused and imprisoned for a crime she did not commit, is determined to seek revenge on the people who took everything and everyone she loved away from her. She claims a new identity as Contessa and will seek for redemption and justice.[2]

Cast and characters

Glaiza de Castro portrays Bea Resureccion–Caballero.
Jak Roberto portrays Jong Generoso Jr.
Lauren Young portrays Dani Imperial.
Main cast
Supporting cast
Guest cast


Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2018 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Daytime Drama Series Contessa Won [8]
Best Drama Actress Glaiza de Castro Nominated
Best Drama Supporting Actor Gabby Eigenmann Won
1st Asian Academy Creative Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role (National) Gabby Eigenmann Won [9]


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Nationwide Urban Television Audience Measurement People in television homes, the pilot episode of Contessa earned a 5.2% rating.[10] While the final episode scored a 6.8% rating[11] The series got its highest rating on April 21, 2018 with an 8.9% rating.[12]

International broadcast

Country Network Title
Kazakhstan Channel 7 Контесса
Myanmar Myanmar National TV မီးလျှံဌက်၏​တောင်ပံခတ်သံ


  1. ^ "Contessa (Full Episodes) - YouTube". Retrieved June 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Contessa". Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e Molbog-Mendoza, Jenny (March 14, 2018). "Glaiza: Everything is challenging in 'Contessa'". Sunstar. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (December 6, 2017). "Geoff Eigenmann returns to GMA-7 after two-year stay with ABS-CBN". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Calligan, Michelle (March 5, 2018). "IN PHOTOS: The cast of 'Contessa' at their official pictorial". Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "Max Collins on 'Contessa'". Retrieved June 30, 2018.
  7. ^ Matriano, Kate. "Glaiza de Castro astonished by crowd's warm reception of 'Liway': 'Di ako makatulog'". Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Bagani, Contessa, Asintado, Kambal, Karibal among nominees for 32nd PMPC Star Awards for Television
  9. ^ "Asian Academy Creative Awards: National/Regional Winners 2018". Asian Academy Creative Awards. October 17, 2018. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  10. ^ Anarcon, James Patrick (March 27, 2018). "How did Glaiza de Castro's Contessa pilot episode fare in AGB ratings?". Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  11. ^ "Solid Kapuso Latest Updates". September 10, 2018. Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  12. ^ "Kuya M on Twitter: "AGB NUTAM People Ratings April 17 to 26, 2018"". July 11, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

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