My Daddy Dearest

My Daddy Dearest is a 2012 Philippine television drama series broadcast by GMA Network. Directed by Don Michael Perez, it stars Ogie Alcasid, Jolina Magdangal and Milkcah Wynne Nacion. It premiered on June 11, 2012 on the network's Telebabad line up replacing Alice Bungisngis and her Wonder Walis and worldwide on June 13, 2012 on GMA Pinoy TV. The series concluded on August 17, 2012 with a total of 50 episodes. It was replaced by Smile, DongHae in its timeslot.

My Daddy Dearest
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Developed byDenoy Navarro Punio
Written by
  • Marlon Miguel
  • John Kenneth de Leon
  • Rona Sales
Directed byDon Michael Perez
Creative director(s)Jun Lana
Opening theme"My Daddy Dearest" by Milkcah Wynne Nacion
Composer(s)Ogie Alcasid
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Tagalog
No. of episodes50
Executive producer(s)Leilani Feliciano Sandoval
Producer(s)Lilybeth G. Rasonable
Production location(s)Metro Manila, Philippines
CinematographyCarlos Montaño, Jr.
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time30-45 minutes
Production company(s)GMA Entertainment TV
Original networkGMA Network
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseJune 11 (2012-06-11) 
August 17, 2012 (2012-08-17)

Originally titled as Bongga Ka Tay!, it was inspired by Sebastián Ortega's Lalola.


The series centers on Bong, played by Ogie Alcasid and his daughter Daisy, played by Milkcah Wynne Nacion. They've never been so close to each other and Bong, being a single parent and has no idea on how to raise his daughter all by himself. Daisy tried her best to get her dad's attention but because of one certain wish, everything goes beyond their imagination which changes Daisy's dad into a woman.[1]

Cast and characters

Ogie Alcasid portrays Bong Adonis.
Jolina Magdangal portrays Rose Adonis.
Mylene Dizon portrays Tiandra Soriano.
Lead cast
Supporting cast


According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of My Daddy Dearest earned a 14% rating.[6] While the final episode scored a 14.4% rating.[7]


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