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1DOL was a Filipino
Philippines
The Philippines , officially known as the Republic of the Philippines , is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam...

 musical
Musical theatre
Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The emotional content of the piece – humor, pathos, love, anger – as well as the story itself, is communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an...

 comedy-drama
Comedy-drama
Comedy-drama is a genre of theatre, film and television programs which combines humorous and serious content.-Theatre:Traditional western theatre, beginning with the ancient Greeks, was divided into comedy and tragedy...

  TV series that aired on ABS-CBN
ABS-CBN
ABS–CBN Corporation is a Philippine-based media conglomerate. It is the Philippines' largest media and entertainment conglomerate. The corporation was the merger of Alto Broadcasting System which at that time owned by James Lindenberg and Antonio Quirino, and the Chronicle Broadcasting Network ...

's primetime block. It featured one of the biggest and brightest stars in Philippine showbiz: Sarah Geronimo
Sarah Gerónimo
Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo is a Filipino recording artist, actress and dancer. Geronimo started her career appearing in children's variety shows such as Pen-pen de Sarapen, Ang TV and NEXT...

, Sam Milby
Sam Milby
Samuel Lloyd "Sam" Lacia Milby , is a Filipino-American who joined Pinoy Big Brother as a housemate...

 and Coco Martin
Coco Martin
Rodel Luis Nacianceno , better known by his stage name, Coco Martin, is a critically acclaimed Gawad Urian Award-winning Filipino actor. He became famous for starring in many independent films, and was dubbed the Prince of Philippine Independent Films...

 as the lead characters. The show ended on October 22, 2010, garnering 35 episodes in total.

Conception


1DOL was launched during the ABS-CBN Trade Event held August 24, 2010 at the World Trade Center Manila. It is also part of ABS-CBN's celebration for the 60th Year of Philippine Soap Operas
Philippine drama
Philippine drama can be classified into different forms and genres, with the most popular being the teleserye and teledrama. The teleserye/teledrama is a television form of melodramatic serialized fiction. It is rooted from two words: "tele", which is short for "television," and "serye", a Tagalog...

.

On August 21, 2010 to September 4, 2010, ABS-CBN aired in its Saturday primetime block "The Making of 1DOL", a 30 minute special on how the series was conceptualized.

The series premiered on September 6, 2010, simulcasted live on three different television channel
Television channel
A television channel is a physical or virtual channel over which a television station or television network is distributed. For example, in North America, "channel 2" refers to the broadcast or cable band of 54 to 60 MHz, with carrier frequencies of 55.25 MHz for NTSC analog video and...

s, on Studio 23
Studio 23
Studio 23 is a Filipino television network owned by the ABS-CBN Corporation. The network is named for its flagship station in Metro Manila, DWAC-TV, which is carried on UHF channel 23...

, Cinema One, and ABS-CBN
ABS-CBN
ABS–CBN Corporation is a Philippine-based media conglomerate. It is the Philippines' largest media and entertainment conglomerate. The corporation was the merger of Alto Broadcasting System which at that time owned by James Lindenberg and Antonio Quirino, and the Chronicle Broadcasting Network ...

.

Cast and characters


1DOL revolves not only in the main characters but a core group of supporters, led by Belinda "Billie/Jean" Suarez (Sarah Geronimo
Sarah Gerónimo
Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo is a Filipino recording artist, actress and dancer. Geronimo started her career appearing in children's variety shows such as Pen-pen de Sarapen, Ang TV and NEXT...

), Fernando "Lando" Lagdameo (Coco Martin
Coco Martin
Rodel Luis Nacianceno , better known by his stage name, Coco Martin, is a critically acclaimed Gawad Urian Award-winning Filipino actor. He became famous for starring in many independent films, and was dubbed the Prince of Philippine Independent Films...

) and Vincent "Vince" Serrano (Sam Milby
Sam Milby
Samuel Lloyd "Sam" Lacia Milby , is a Filipino-American who joined Pinoy Big Brother as a housemate...

). Lando and Vince have been secretly crushing on the same girl who has two different identities.

Synopsis


Belinda’s on her way to becoming the next singing idol when an unexpected turn of events suddenly force her to leave her showbiz life behind. Her parents Samson and Laura have incurred twenty million pesos worth of debt to a family friend. The two have no choice but to run for their lives or else they would land in jail with no one to help them out. But in the process, Belinda not only loses her chance to make it big but she also walks away from Vince, her childhood friend whom she secretly loves. When her family moves to a remote province did Belinda meet Lando who instantly falls in love with her.

Songs

Title Version covered Performed by Episode Ref.
"I Need You Back" Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga-Chien is a mezzo-soprano singer and actress from the Philippines well known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards.She was the first Asian to play the roles of Éponine and...

Billie Suarez and Vince Serrano 2. "Sumabog na Pangarap"
"Doon Lang" Nonoy Zuniga Lando Lagdameo and Lagdameo Kids 3. "Kaibigan"
"Nosi Balasi" / "Bad Romance
Bad Romance
"Bad Romance" is a song by American recording artist Lady Gaga. It was released as the lead single from her third extended play , and second major release The Fame Monster . Written by Lady Gaga and produced by RedOne, the track was inspired by Gaga's fear of negative love relationships and the...

"
Sampaguita / Lady Gaga
Lady GaGa
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta , better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. Born and raised in New York City, she primarily studied at the Convent of the Sacred Heart and briefly attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before withdrawing to...

Eleanor Serrano and Sharona Silangan 3. "Kaibigan"
"Ayt" Sponge Cola
Sponge Cola
Sponge Cola is a Filipino rock band formed in 2002 which produced many hit songs including "Lunes" , "KLSP", "Jeepney", "Makapiling Ka" and many others....

 feat. Gary Valenciano
Gary Valenciano
Edgardo Jose Martin Santiago Valenciano , better known as Gary Valenciano or Gary V., is a Filipino musician. He is also dubbed as Mr. Pure Energy. He has released 26 albums, and won the Awit Awards for "Best Male Performer" 11 times. In 1998, he became UNICEF Philippines first national Ambassador...

Billie Suarez and One Harmony 3. "Kaibigan"
"Maniwala Ka Sana" Parokya ni Edgar
Parokya ni Edgar
Parokya ni Edgar is a Filipino band that was formed in 1993 by a group of college students. The band is famous and most lauded for its original rock novelty songs and often satirical covers of popular songs...

Vince Serrano and Da Vince Code Band 4. "Walang Iwanan"
"Time In" Yeng Constantino
Yeng Constantino
Josephine "Yeng" Constantino, born on December 4, 1988, is a Filipina singer and host. She won as "Grand Star Dreamer" of Pinoy Dream Academy, the Philippine edition of Endemol's reality TV show Star Academy...

Diana Rosales and One Harmony 4. "Walang Iwanan"
"Nakapagtataka" Rachel Alejandro
Rachel Alejandro
-Early life:Rachel's mother and father separated when she was 4. Her mother remarried and moved to the US. Together with dad Hajji and his new partner, the late Rio Diaz, Rachel and her sister Barni spent time in Manila and the U.S.Her theater experience began with The Sound of Music at 8 years...

Billie Suarez 4. "Walang Iwanan"
"Kumusta Ka" Rey Valera
Rey Valera
Reynaldo Valera Guardiano is a singer, songwriter, music director, film scorer and television host from the Philippines. He wrote and produced songs that were recorded by various singers, most notably Sharon Cuneta. He currently hosts the variety noontime show Pilipinas Win na Win alongside Rico J...

Lagdameo Kids 5. "Maliit ang Mundo"
"Ikaw" Sarah Geronimo
Sarah Gerónimo
Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo is a Filipino recording artist, actress and dancer. Geronimo started her career appearing in children's variety shows such as Pen-pen de Sarapen, Ang TV and NEXT...

Lagdameo Kids 5. "Maliit ang Mundo"
"Paano Kung Wala Ka Na" Eva Eugenio Laura Suarez 5. "Maliit ang Mundo"
"Heto Na" Apo Hiking Society
APO Hiking Society
The Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society, later popularly known as Apo Hiking Society or, simply, Apo, was a Filipino musical group. The group had its fledgling beginnings in 1969 at the Ateneo de Manila high school, with thirteen members: Lito de Joya, Sonny Santiago, Gus Cosio, Renato Garcia, Chito...

Da Vince Code Band 6. "Magkababata... Magkikita?"
"Alipin" Parokya ni Edgar
Parokya ni Edgar
Parokya ni Edgar is a Filipino band that was formed in 1993 by a group of college students. The band is famous and most lauded for its original rock novelty songs and often satirical covers of popular songs...

Da Vince Code Band 7. "Pangakong Pagsisisihan?"
"Maniwala Ka Sana" Da Vince Code Band 7. "Pangakong Pagsisisihan?"
"Doobidoo" Apo Hiking Society
APO Hiking Society
The Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society, later popularly known as Apo Hiking Society or, simply, Apo, was a Filipino musical group. The group had its fledgling beginnings in 1969 at the Ateneo de Manila high school, with thirteen members: Lito de Joya, Sonny Santiago, Gus Cosio, Renato Garcia, Chito...

Da Vince Code Band 7. "Pangakong Pagsisisihan?"
"Iingatan Ka" Carol Banawa
Carol Banawa
Carol Claire Aguilar Banawa , better known in the Philippines as Carol Banawa, is a US-based Filipina singer and actress. She was born in Pasay City to Albino and Cirila Banawa. She has two siblings, Alexander and Cherry. She was raised in Batangas...

Billie Suarez, Vince Serrano, Laura Suarez, Samson Suarez and Diana Rosales 7. "Pangakong Pagsisisihan?"
"Kiliti" D' Bodies Lagdameo Kids 7. "Pangakong Pagsisisihan?"
"Tulog Na" Sugarfree Billie Suarez 7. "Pangakong Pagsisisihan?"

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