Growing Up (1997 Philippine TV series)

For the TV series with the same title aired over ABS-CBN, see Growing Up (2011 Philippine TV series).
Growing Up

Title card showing main cast
Genre Teen drama
Created by GMA Network
VIVA Television
Developed by Kit Villanueva-Langit
Directed by Mark Reyes
Dominic Zapata (associate director)
Starring Angelu de Leon
Bobby Andrews
Onemig Bondoc
Red Sternberg
Raven Villanueva
Michael Flores
Donna Cruz
Jake Roxas
Opening theme "Dyslexic Heart"
by Paul Westerberg
"Walking On Sunshine"
by Katrina and the Waves
"Build Me Up, Buttercup"
by The Foundations
Composer(s) Paul Westerberg
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, Tagalog, English
No. of episodes 88
Executive producer(s) Neil del Rosario
Producer(s) Leny C. Parto
Location(s) Manila, Philippines
Cinematography Monino Duque
Jay Linao
Running time 1 hour
Original network GMA Network
Original release June 2, 1997 (1997-06-02) – February 12, 1999 (1999-02-12)
Related shows T.G.I.S.

Growing Up was a Filipino youth-oriented series aired on GMA Network from June 2, 1997 to February 12, 1999. Jointly produced by GMA Network and VIVA Television, the show aired every Monday as a primetime drama series, which was served as a sequel to TGIS. The show was reaired in GMA7's late weeknight/early morning block from 2000 to 2001 as part of the network's 50th anniversary celebration.


The cast of the original TGIS show are depicted as having moved on from high school to college and encounter more serious challenges in their lives.

Cast of characters

Production team

See also

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