The Asianovela that started it all, Meteor Garden, also comes back to life as Kim Chiu and Xian Lim
fill in the roles of San Chai and Dao Ming Su, while one of the most successful telenovelas of all time, Maria Mercedes, gets a 2013 remake as Jessy Mendiola
takes on the role first made famous by Mexican star Thalia.
ABS-CBN’s impact on Pinoy pop culture is not only limited to television shows but covers music, too. Groove to old dance hits – “Otso Otso,”“Katawan” (the theme from Palibhasa Lalake) and “Pinoy Ako.”